Merrill and Betty to celebrate 70th anniversary:
Merrill Marcy and Betty Patterson were married
March 30, 1947, in Naples, Idaho. Friends and
family are invited to attend an Open House in
celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary at
the Chic-N-Chop Restaurant in Bonners Ferry
between 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Bring no
gifts, but be prepared to share stories of their many years
Garrek Dlug earns pilot's wings:
Garrek Dlug, 17, is Bonners Ferry’s newest
private pilot. Garrek started training for his
license last year through an Experimental
Aircraft Association (EAA) Ground School
After successfully completing his ground school
course at Northern Air, Inc. and passing the FAA
exam, Garrek was awarded a flight training
Ryne Rae is Badger awesome!
This week’s Badger Awesome Student of the Week
is Ryne Rae! Ryne is a junior at Bonners Ferry
High School in Mr. Tyler Warner’s U.S. History
"Ryne is an exceptional student who strives to
reach every challenge in front of him," Warner said.
Three county residents graduate U of I:
The University of Idaho has announced its
graduates for the fall 2016 semester, and three
of them are from Boundary County.
Court of Honor set for Eric Layeux:
Eric Layeux, the son of Chris and Dr. Susan
Layeux, Moyie Springs, will be recognized at a
Court of Honor ceremony at United Methodist
Church in Bonners Ferry at 6:30 p.m. Monday,
March 13, after he attained the highest
advancement award the Boy Scouts of America
offers, the Eagle Scout Award.
Freshmen team up as BFHS Students of the Week:
The Bonners Ferry High School co-students of the
week this week bring energy and effort to the
building in general, and their Advanced Fitness
class in particular. Abigail Gorton and Serenity
Fahey light up Mr. Ed DePriest’s third period
class with their smiles and positive attitudes.
NIC Dean's List students named:
North Idaho College recently announced its
Dean’s List for fall semester 2016, including 10
from Boundary County. Students
eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be
enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a
grade point average of 3.75 or above.
Mt. Hall names February Students of the Month: Mt. Hall Elementary's
February Citizens of the month are Celynn Chaney, Hailey Dickson,
Colin Fairchild, Emma Whetstone, Alison
Williams, Riley Thompson, Reya Riverman, Cole Camburn, Jeremiah
Becker, Gabriel Warren, Curtis
Blackmore, Tyson Dickson, Nevaeh Murphy, Bristol Hill, Kendalin
Dorhofer and Andrew Sundstrom.
Sara Anderson is BCSD Employee of the Month:
Sara Anderson is starting to make her name known
at Boundary County Middle School. Ask just about
any seventh grader who their favorite teacher is
and they are likely to respond, Mrs. Anderson.
You might hear parents say the same thing.
Word to your mother, Grace:
Bonners Ferry High School art educator Josh
Knaggs recently decided to take a moment to
recognize the actions and attitude of one of his
students, Grace Detherow. "I have had the
absolute pleasure of having Ms. Detherow in my art classes for
the past three years," he said.
Hospital Auxiliary pie sale a big success:
Thank you to everyone who donated or purchased
pies at the famous Hospital Auxiliary Pie Sale
on Thursday, February 16. The 50 pies and cakes
were sold out by Noon and the Auxiliary raised
Mt. Hall names Citizens of the Month:
Congratulations to Alison Williams and Riley Thompson, this
month's Citizens of the Month at Mt. Hall Elementary!
BCH welcomes nurse Janet Lukehart:
Boundary Community Hospital bids you to help welcome Family
Nurse Practitioner Janet Lukehart to Boundary Community Clinics.
Now that they have three providers, the Primary Care Clinic will
start seeing patients Monday through Friday starting Monday,
Darrelyn Rose is Artist of the Month:
Local artist Darrelyn Rose is the Boundary
County Artist Association’s Artist of the Month
of February. Her work will be on display in the
Mountain West Bank lobby from February 13 to
Halleman joins staff at BF Family Medicine:
Bonners Ferry Family Medicine, 6488 Chinook
Street, Bonners Ferry, is honored to have
Haley Halleman join the practice. Haley is a
certified Physician Assistant, licensed in Idaho as well as
Host families needed:
Two more foreign exchange student host families
are needed for the 2017-2018 school year.
Melior wins BCMS Geographic Bee:
Boundary County Middle School eighth grader
Emmet Melior won the school competition of the
National Geographic Bee on January 26, along
with a chance to win a $50,000 college
scholarship. The Idaho school champions,
including Melior, will take a qualifying test,
with the 100 top scorers being eligible to
compete in the State Bee on March 31.
Sheriff Kramer shares plans with Rotary:
On Tuesday, January 24, newly elected Boundary
County Sheriff Dave Kramer visited the Bonners
Ferry Rotary to discuss the direction the
Sheriff's Office will go under his supervision.
First and foremost, Sheriff Kramer said he would
like to see the relationship between deputies and the community
improve, as well as provide better education and direction for
the current deputies.
Siver to serve as
district FFA sentinel:
Congratulations to Bonners Ferry FFA member
Shawna Siver, who was selected today to
serve as the 2017/2018 North Idaho District FFA
News from the
The Community Restorium is a place of activity,
festivity and hominess as evidenced with the
happenings of events that occurred in December
and the new year. Residents celebrated the new
year with entertainment provided by the Kootenai Kloggers Square Dancers and lots of food on New
Year’s eve. By Elsie Hollenbeck
What's happening at BFHS!
Quick notes from or about Mr. Knaggs, Mr. Nix, Ms. Ireland, Mr.
Omodt, Ms. Garner, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Depriest and more on what's
happening in the halls and classrooms at Bonners Ferry High
Two make aviation strides at Northern Air :
Northern Air happy to announce the graduations of Steve Parsons
of Sandpoint, who received his IFR rating on January 7, and Jim
Woodward of Sagle, who received his Private Pilot's license on
January 7 in his Maule airplane.
Acrylic owners visit Rotary: Dave and Judi Miller
of Western Acrylic, a Sandpoint plastic fabrication business on
Highway 95 that's been in operation since 1980, were the
speakers at the Bonners Ferry Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday.
Mr. Murray BCSD Employee of the Month:
I believe without a doubt that the difference
between good and great teachers is that great
teachers are always learning. We at Naples
Elementary have a school full of great teachers,
and I get to recognize one of them. By Principal Lisa Iverson
MacDonald introduces Rotary to IDCIS:
On Tuesday, Summer MacDonald, Idaho Department
of Labor Bonners Ferry, spoke to the Bonners
Ferry Rotary Club about the Idaho Career
Information System, the Educate Idaho Network
and the North Idaho Education Partnership.
Bonnell to teach history at NIC:
Beginning with the Spring 2017 semester, Paul
Bonnell, Bonners Ferry, will teach
History 112-60, U.S. History After 1876, at
North Idaho College. Paul has taught several
semesters for North Idaho College over the past
decade in both dual-credit and adjunct