Winter storm watch calling for snow:
The National Weather Service has issued a
winter storm watch for the possibility of heavy
snowfall Thursday through Saturday morning in
the Idaho Panhandle.
First half property taxes due December 20:
Boundary County Treasurer Susan Larson would
like to remind all Boundary County taxpayers
that the deadline for paying the first half of
the 2016 property taxes without penalty is
Tuesday, December 20.
P&Z to consider conditional use:
The Boundary County Planning and Zoning
Commission will hold public hearing at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 15, in the main courtroom at
the Boundary County Courthouse to accept public
comment on Conditional Use Application 17-016
by John Oxley.
Explorers raising funds to attend memorial:
It is estimated that every 53 hours a law
enforcement officer is killed in the line of
duty in the United States.
The month of November has seen the tragic loss
of 20 officers’ nationwide; more than any other
month in 2016.
Holiday season busy at BCMS: Our
Penny War fundraiser was a fantastic success!
Through the efforts of our students and the
competitive nature of our school, we were able
to raise $1,517.40 to donate to local
organizations. The money was split and checks
given to the local Legion and VFW chapters.
By Principal David Miles II
seeking public input on projects:
The Idaho Transportation Department is taking
public comment on 26 bridge projects on highway
routes across the state. The bridges will be
built as funding becomes available. That list
includes five spans in the Idaho Panhandle,
including the Round Prairie Creek Bridge,
Highway 95 at Mile 529.96 in Boundary County.
weather could finally be coming:
After a relatively mild November, the arrival of
December could finally bring the onset of
winter, with the next six days in a row offering a good
chance of snowfall, and temperatures predicted to
drop into the single digits a week from today.
hosting Giving Tree: This
year, Boundary Community Hospital is sponsoring
a Christmas Giving Tree in the Outpatient
Services Lobby for the benefit of Boundary
County children through the BoCo Backpacks
Man arrested for disturbance at Naples School:
On November 21 at about 8:15 a.m., Naples
Elementary School contacted the Sheriff’s Office
to report that they had placed the school on
lock down due to an intruder being on the school
ISP working to resolve *ISP issues:
Through public feedback, Idaho State Police
recently learned that *ISP (*477) was not
working for some users with certain mobile
Licenses, ID cards running late:
The Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles wants to
reassure customers who have not yet received a
driver’s license or identification card applied
for in the last five weeks.
School district seeks bids:
Boundary County School District 101 is seeking
sealed bids for work to be done on the Valley
View Elementary gym floor. The deadline is 2
p.m. Monday, December 19.
FFA digging their vermicompost project:
The Idaho Farm Bureau recently chose the Bonners
Ferry FFA Chapter as a recipient of the
Agricultural and Environmental Research
Foundation Grant, and now several local FFA
members are up to their elbows in worms.
Rotary members make holiday delivery:
Bonners Ferry Rotary heard the call from the
local food back a few weeks ago ... so
yesterday, a group of representatives gathered
together to help pay for and transfer 20 turkeys
to the food bank for Thanksgiving Dinner
Care-n-Share gearing up for its 34th season:
Applications for this year's Care-N-Share are
now available at the Panhandle Health Clinic,
7402 Caribou Street, Bonners Ferry, and at the
Bamboo Room Crafts Store, 35 Automation Lane on
Highway 95 about a mile north of Three Mile, to
help ensure that no child in Boundary County has
to go without a gift at Christmas.
U.S. Congressman Raul
Some Americans are so disappointed by the result
of the election that they call for abolition of
a 229-year-old institution that has kept our
nation strong and united, the Electoral College.
Moyie Springs News ... Seems the city council
has filled the position of mayor with Chad
Farrens and appointed Heather Andrews to fill
the seat vacated by Farrens. Also, in other news
you won't see with your monthly water bill ...
I want to thank all the volunteers who
participated in the second annual community
thanksgiving meal last night and especially
Tammy Schneider and Lisa Carle for your hard
work and good job in running the operation.
Mrs. Hart BCSD Employee of the Month: It’s
not every day that a principal gets the
opportunity to recognize the efforts of one of
their incredible teachers. Today I do. It’s with
great honor and admiration that I recognize Mrs.
Lyndsay Hart as Boundary County School
District’s November Certified Employee of the
Month. By Principal Lisa Iverson
BCSD Employee of the Month: Boundary
County Middle School is proud to announce
Charles Meyers as the district’s Classified
Employee of the Month. Charles tries hard to
bring out the best in his students, always keeps
a positive attitude, and has more patience than
most people have.