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Saturday, August 30
Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, August 30 at the airport, from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Take It Or Leave It at the Boundary County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 30, from 8:20 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Art in the Wild at the Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge continues---Join the Friends of Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge on August 29th, 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.
BFHS Varsity Football first game of the season vs Libby Loggers--this game is in Libby, Montana at 7:00 p.m. Idaho time.
Monday, September 1
Labor Day
Tuesday, September 2
First day of school in Boundary County public schools.
Wednesday, September 3
Free Developmental Child Check September 3 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For information, call208-267-7962
Friday, September 5
Mirror Lake Golf Course Two Person Scramble Golf Tournament. This special event will benefit local Junior Golf and also improvements to the golf course. Sponsored by: Friends of Mirror Lake. For more information, contact Steve Nelson at 208-267-4080.
First home football game of the season, BFHS vs Newport, at the BFHS Football Field, 7:00 p.m.
Monday, September 8
Valley View Elementary "Back to School Night." September 8 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Valley View.
The Boundary County Republican Central Committee will meet on Monday,
September 8, at 6 pm at Mugsy`s.
Tuesday, September 9
Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative
Forestry Sub-committee Meeting, September 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kootenai Tribal Office.

The KVRI Forestry Committee will meet to discuss the Deer Creek CFLR Project. This is an important meeting… will be the final opportunity to help shape the project prior to the Forest Service Scoping process. We really need to have your thoughts, so please take time to join us to help shape how community interests can best be met while discussing development of this project.

Any questions, call Patty at 208-267-3519 or email at:
BFHS Varsity Volleyball first home match of the season vs Northwest Christian, 6:00 p.m. at the BFHS gymnasium.
Wednesday, September 10
Valley View Elementary School Parents Teachers Organization (PTO), First meeting of the new school year, at Valley View, 4:15 p.m.  If you have students at Valley View, you're invited to pitch in with us!
Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative
Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Subcommittee Meeting, September 10 – Field Trip, meet at 8:30 a.m. – Bonners Ferry Ranger District Office.

Hi everyone…… promised, here’s the scoop for our Blue Joe Creek Field Trip:

Please bring your own lunch and plenty of water to drink. We will leave the Forest Service Office at 8:30 a.m. and return between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m.  It’s imperative that we travel together – no individual vehicles on this trip. Please confirm your attendance by Monday, September 8, so we can arrange for vehicles as needed.

This will be a fun day…….hope you can join us.
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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