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Saturday, July 19
Attend a summer bird walk on Saturday, July 19. Everyone is welcome. We will gather near the Refuge's Education Barn at 9:00 a.m. Bring a field guide, binoculars, and/or a scope if you have access to them. Dress for the weather, wear appropriate shoes, bring water and consider insect repellant. Expect to be out about 2 hours.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Kids fly free on Young Eagles Flight Day:  Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies on Saturday, July 19, as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 757 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Day at the Boundary County Regional Airport in Bonners Ferry. (click on the headline for full story).
Champion Soccer Camp 2014, presented by Springs of Living Water Free Methodist Church. A one day, faith-based soccer training camp, coached by college level players Tyler Pauls and Wayne Wilkerson, former BFHS Soccer Coach.

Saturday, July 19, from 10:00 a.m. til 3:00 p.m. at the BFHS Soccer Field. Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. Note that parents must sign a medical release.

Camp is free for boys and girls 6 to 12 years of age.

Water and lunch provided, bring your own water bottles. Soccer shoes and shin guards recommended.

For more information, call Carol at 208-610-9132 or Debbie at 208-267-7421.
Monday, July 21
Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative will hold its meeting July 21, 2014 at the Boundary County Extension Office at 7:00 p.m.  For more information, call 208-267-3519.
Tuesday, July 22
Special meeting of Bonners Ferry City Council to discuss current issues with the city's North Side water tank.  Public is invited to attend.  Meeting held at City Hall at 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23
Interviews and hiring event for Answering Specialists, Inc, sponsored by the Bonners Ferry office of the Idaho Department of Labor. The event will be held at the local Department of Labor office at 6541 Main Street in Bonners Ferry, on July 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Call 208-267-5581 for more information.
Thursday, July 24
Staff at the Pearl Theater have been working hard to put together a professional-quality showing of the play Little Women. This is the Broadway musical version of the play, directed in Bonners Ferry by Vicki Blake Thompson, and features local stars Skye Palmer, Chloe Cavender, Sara Owinyo, and Jesse Tobin as the four sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel.

Shows will be Thursday July 24, Friday July 25, Saturday July 26, all at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday July 27 at 1:30 p.m. All showings are at the fabulous Pearl Theater.

Tickets are $10 in advance at Bonners Books and Mountain Mike's Nutrition, or $12 at the door.

Don't forget that the Pearl Cafe inside the theater will open an hour before each show.
Friday, July 25
Kootenai River Days Begins!!  Click here to see the full story and a complete schedule of events.
The Boundary County Commissioners and the Boundary County Museum are pleased to announce the premier showing of the Boundary County-produced documentary film, “A Natural Balance – Boundary County."  Movie will be shown at the Museum on Friday, July 25.  No admission charge, donations are accepted.  Refreshments will be served following the film.
The Pearl Theater in Bonners Ferry presents "Little Women", the Broadway musical, starring Skye Palmer as Jo, Chloe Cavender as Meg, Sara Owinyo as Beth, and Jesse Tobin as Amy. Shows are Thurs. July 24, Fri. July 25, Sat. July 26 at 7:30 pm, and Sun. July 27 at 1:30 pm at the Pearl Theater. Tickets are $10 in advance at Bonners Books and Mountain Mike's Nutrition or $12 at the door. The Pearl Cafe will open an hour before each show. Please take time to come.... you won't be disappointed!
Saturday, July 26
Kootenai River Days Continues!!  Click here to see the full story and a complete schedule of events.
Sunday, July 27
Run for the Fallen event set for Bonners Ferry, on Sunday, July 27, begins at 8:00 a.m. at Veterans' Memorial Park in front of the library.  This is a run event to honor Idaho's fallen service members.  Click on the headline of this event for the complete story.
Kootenai River Days--Last Day!!  Click here to see the full story and a complete schedule of events.
Tuesday, August 12
City of Bonners Ferry public meeting at the BFHS high school auditorium to dicuss city water and sewer expenses, rates, and capital improvements.  Public is invited to attend.  Meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, August 22
Bonners Ferry's first Relay for Life to raise funds for the American Cancer Society begins at 6 p.m. at the Bonners Ferry High School track and lasts until 6 a.m. Saturday. To find out more or to sign up as an individual or team, visit
Friday, August 29
Join the Friends of Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge on August 29th (from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.), and August 30th (from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.) for the third annual Art in the Wild fine art show held on the Refuge just 5 miles west of Bonners Ferry.

Come appreciate and purchase art that is nature-themed and/or made with natural materials while enjoying great food and live music (The 4 Saxes from Bonners Ferry and Strings Attached from Creston, BC).

Each day features a free educational program with well-known author and naturalist Jack Nisbet ( who will speak on early northwest explorers David Thompson and David Douglas.

For detailed information including a list of exhibiting artists, please visit

This event is supported in part by a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council, a state-based program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Tuesday, September 16
Bonners Ferry Community Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mt. Springs Church, 6789 Main Street. Schedule an appointment at or call 1-800-423-0151.
Tuesday, November 18
Bonners Ferry Community Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mt. Springs Church, 6789 Main Street. Schedule an appointment at or call 1-800-423-0151
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