‘Tis the season for Christmas tree permits:
Many families in our forested area enjoy the
tradition of scouting over Forest Service or BLM
land to locate, cut, and take home their own
Christmas tree. Christmas tree permits are
now available from the Forest Service and Bureau
of Land Management.
Governor Otter is asking a favor of us . . .
"One of Idaho's very own teachers is in the final
leg of an extremely competitive grant
competition, and could use the support of
everyone in our great state!" Click on the
headline for this story to learn how you can
Crazy basketball with
local team vs Harlem Ambassadors: It was basketball and more as the Harlem
Ambassadors came to town to challenge the local
NBA Wanna B's team. Not only was there fancy
ball handling, impressive scoring moves, and
athletic play--on both teams--but somehow during
the game, a football game broke out, also a
wrestling match, and somehow around sixty
members of the audience ended up doing a line
dance on the basketball court, led by the Harlem
Preparations underway for
2014 Festival of Trees:
For the past eighteen years, the Festival of
Trees has been produced by the Fry Healthcare
Foundation Board of Directors and friends of the
organization. This year is no different. Many
people are spending hours planning, organizing
and preparing for the event which this year will be on Friday and Saturday, December 12 and
Local authors publish illustrated book
of Selkirk Loop: A
photographic journey encircling the spectacular
Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho, eastern
Washington and southeastern British Columbia,
Selkirks Spectacular, features images
by local photographers Jerry Pavia and Tim Cady.
Book publication parties, public invited, are
scheduled and coming up soon in Bonners Ferry.
Click on this headline for more details.
Report on success of recent emergency test of
Idaho ham radio: If there
were some emergency, and all the phones went
out, what would happen to keep vital
communication going? Ham radio is already
organized to be ready at any time in just such a
case. Last month, a statewide simulated
test of Idaho ham radio emergency communication
systems was done. This story reports on
the success of that test.
St. Ann's Annual Bazaar will be held for two days:
Friday, November 21 from 9:00 a.m. til 4:00 p.m., and
Saturday, November 22, from 9:00 a.m. til 2:00 p.m.
Great food availabale! Other
items for sale at the Bazaar will include homemade
tamales, home decorating items, crafts, Christmas
decorations and gifts, and more. There will also be a
Country Store and a Silent Auction.
Address: 6712 El Paso Street in Bonners Ferry.
Bonners Ferry Farmers Market special Holiday Market, at
the Middle School. You are invited to come and
look over the special selection of holiday crafts,
foods, and fun.
More events below, or go to Events Page
Saturday, November 22
Two Idaho wolf trapping certification courses are
scheduled in the coming days to be held in Coeur d'
Alene: Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22, at
the IDFG Panhandle Regional Office at 2885 West Kathleen