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July
Sias celebrates 100th birthday: After flying back from the east coast, where she celebrated her 100th birthday June 25 with her two daughters, Boundary County friends feted Elizabeth Sias, Moyie Springs, with a Hawaiian-themed luncheon today at the Chic n'Chop Restaurant.
Local students graduate U of I: Seven Bonners Ferry residents are among the University of Idaho's spring 2017 graduates. Our congratulations go out to Brianna Carlson, Allison Worley, Janette Cartwright, Cody Witko, Kody Rice, William I. Ryckeghem and Zachary J. Williamson.
County student earn NIC dean's list honors: North Idaho College recently announced its Dean’s List for spring semester 2017. 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.
Stearman bi-plane drops in at Northern Air: Northern Air, Inc. had a great time hosting Mike and Diane Winterboer and the SportsClips Ageless Aviation Foundation Stearman bi-plane last week. They gave rides to seniors and veterans from the Restorium and Sunset Home, and everyone had an enjoyable time - and an awesome ride! Best wishes to them on the rest of their tour!
June
TJ Smith perseveres and earns pilot wings: He had to reschedule a couple of times due to high winds, but TJ Smith's perseverance paid off Tuesday night when he (finally!) completed his check ride, and became the newest private pilot trained by Northern Air! Congratulations TJ - awesome job!
County well represented on U of I Dean's List: University Communications & Marketing at the University of Idaho is pleased to make available the 2017 spring Dean’s List. More than 2,400 students qualified for the UI Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Several hail from Boundary County.
Geyman takes first in chess tourney: Jonathan Geyman took first place in the adult division and Mitchell Mosely was tops in the K-12 age group in a weekend chess tournament directed by Julie Nahlen of Master's Academy and hosted by Boundary Martial Arts. Thanks go to Doctor Troy Geyman for sponsoring this event.
Mt. Hall names May Citizens of the Month: Mt. Hall Elementary Citizens of the Month for May are Elizabeth McCoy, Lavinder Allred, Atziry Blanco, Hunter Higareda, Jeffrey Jordan, Isaiah Stump, Jude Willis, Andres Ponce, Olivia Lammers, Sami Koehn, Natalia Blackmore and Jack Marshall.
Hospital Auxiliary raffle winners named: Drawings for the Boundary Community Hospital Auxiliary Spring Garden Raffle took place May 13 during all the activities of the Health Fair. Winners of the raffle were ...
NIC Foundation Scholarship winners named: Congratulations to the the 2017 Bonners Ferry High School Class of 2017 North Idaho College Foundation Scholarship recipients. They are Brooke Wallace, Kendra Rekstad, Mary Fioravanti, Karla Horton, Emma Temple, Elijah Price, Evan Wasmer, Mason Kelson and Christopher Lennox.
May
Bushnell earns bushel of high honors at NIC: Mercy Bushnell, the daughter of Thomas and Sherry Bushnell, Bonners Ferry, made the Dean's List at North Idaho College and was awarded Outstanding Student of the Year of the Engineering Department Division of Math, Computer Science and Engineering for her dedication and diligence to studying within the field.
Pinkerton addresses P.E.O. state convention: Members of Chapter AP, P.E.O. gathered with others from around the State of Idaho to celebrate a “Joyous Journey” in Lewiston for the Idaho State Convention. Chapter AP proudly introduced Alyssa Pinkerton as a featured speaker and recipient of the PCE Grant in 2013.
Raffle quilt on display at A Little Comfort Quilting: The Hall Mountain Volunteer Fire Auxiliary Raffle Quilt is displayed this week through Wednesday, May 31, at A Little Comfort Quilting, 7189 Main Street, Bonners Ferry. Please stop in and Pam will gladly sell you tickets for this King Flannel Top Folk Art Quilt!
Three awarded Farm Bureau scholarships: The Boundary County Farm Bureau was privileged to present the 2017 Boundary County Farm Bureau scholarship recipients with their checks at their May board meeting to Louis Balcean, Brooke Wallace and Kimberly Kramer. Aside from the local scholarships, one applicant with an agriculture related focus and one with a non agriculture related focus were sent on to the state competition.
Westbrook on LCSC President's List: A total of 850 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2017 semester, LCSC administrators announced today. Among the honorees, 426 made the President’s List, including Kristina Westbrook of Bonners Ferry.
Stolleys welcome Ryker, marry: Duane Allen Stolley, 33, and Yolanda Ortiz, 27, both of Bonners Ferry, were married by Judge James Combo in Kootenai County on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Their son, Ryker Allen Stolley, was born April 7 at Bonner General Hospital at 10:48 p.m. He weighed eight pounds, three ounces and he was 19.5 inches long.
Seven confirmed at St. Ann's: Seven young Bonners Ferry people reached a milestone Wednesday evening, being confirmed and becoming members of St. Ann's Catholic Church in a beautiful Mass said by Bishop Peter Christensen of the Diocese of Boise.
Methodist Women ladies luncheon slated: The annual United Methodist Women’s Community Ladies Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, in the Fellowship Hall at United Methodist Church, 6568 Lincoln Street, Bonners Ferry.
Hall Mountain VFD thanks Vanessa and Mane Street: The Hall Mountain Volunteer Fire Association Ladies Auxiliary want to thank Vanessa at Mane Street Hair for displaying their raffle quilt in her shop for a week and for helping sell tickets! In gratitude, auxiliary member presented Vanessa a "Thank You For Your Support" coffee mug and gift pack!
Randee Foster works on display: Randee Foster is April’s Boundary County Artists Association “Artist of the Month” for a show on tour starting at Mountain West Bank, moving to the Library, then to Boundary Community Hospital and the Community Restorium for about one month at each location.
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