Moose Madness: here's what it's all about:
Why are BFHS students suddenly dressing so
crazily, raising money, and Stomping? Take
a look at this article for the inside story on
what all the Madness is about this week.
Dust off your maps! Geographic Bee is
coming up: For the 27th year,
the National Geographic Society is holding the
National Geographic Bee for students in the
fourth through eighth grades.
One of those schools: Valley View Elementary
School, right here in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
Boundary County Library awarded funding
for technology center: The Boundary County Library has received two
grants, an Idaho Department of Commerce Gem
Grant, and a USDA Rural Development Grant, to
fund a digital technology center that will equip
residents of Bonners Ferry with the new
technologies that are becoming increasingly
necessary in the modern world.
Annual Community Choir Holiday Concerts coming
up: Once again, the long
standing Bonners Ferry tradition lives on. Over
80 local singers, children and adults, join
together to present "All on a Starry Night,"
this year's annual Bonners Ferry Community Choir
Lawsuit filed against City of Bonners Ferry:
In a complaint filed with the U.S. District
Court, a former employee of the City of Bonners
Ferry Electrical Shop is requesting a jury trial
to decide his claims of harassment and hostility
at work, which he contends led to the loss of
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.
Community Choir Holiday Concert, "All on a
Starry Night." Tonight's performance
begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Also performing: Swingin' on a Star: the Bonners
Ferry children's choir. The concert features
a variety of carols, familiar and new. Requested
donation is $10 for adults, $6 for students, or $29 for
an immediate family. Note that another
performance of this event takes place in two days, on
Sunday, December 21. To read the full story about
this concert, click here.
Moose Madness at Bonners Ferry High School, begins at
6:00 p.m. Sure the Badgers Boys and Girls teams play the
Sandpoint basketball teams, but that is only part of the
fun in this wild, noisy evening featuring competitions
between the bands, the dance teams, the cheer squads,
noise competitions, moose calling, and the Student
Stomp! Get your tickets early, available at the high
More events below, or go to Events Page
As the holiday season approaches, consider contacting
Care-N-Share to make donations of toys, clothing, or
cash, which will be distributed to children in need in
Boundary County. To learn more about the Care-N-Share
program, click here.
Saturday, December 20
Come celebrate the 150th birthday of the Ferry
at Bonners Ferry. The Birthday Party will begin
at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 20 at the Boundary
County Museum, and will include a proclamation by the
Kootenai Tribe, County Officials, and City Officials
declaring December 22, 2014 as the
Sesquicentennial of the Ferry at Bonners Ferry.
Come enjoy a piece of birthday cake in honor of this
For more information call the Museum, 208-267-7720.
Night of Nativities and Carols. This special
community Christmas event will feature 100 nativity
sets--maybe even more, both traditional and unique, some
from around the world. Come stroll around to view
the Nativities at your leisure in this open house format
event. Choirs and other performers from the
community will be presenting Christmas music throughout
the evening, and refreshments--of course they will be
there. This community open house Night of
Nativities and Carols event will be held at the LDS
church gym area from 4:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m.
Admission is free. (To read the
full story on this event, click here).