Venus at its brightest this Sunday morning:
Before sunrise tomorrow – April 30, 2017 – the
planet Venus will display its greatest
illuminated extent. That means the planet’s
daytime side is now covering more square area of
Earth’s sky than at any other time during its
present morning apparition. So this weekend is a
great time to look for Venus!
Power outage set for Priest Lake area:
There will be a Bonneville Power Administration
planned outage in the Priest Lake area beginning
at 11 p.m. Friday, May 12, and lasting until 7
a.m. Saturday, May 13.
Answering Specialists to hold hiring event May 3:
Answering Specialists Inc., an established
Bonners Ferry business, is an inbound call
center acting as receptionists for several types
of businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Due to rapid growth, the company is hiring
remote operators to work from home as well as
Kootenai Tribe invites public's help in sturgeon
On Friday, May 12, the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho
invites the public to assist the Kootenai
Tribe’s staff with releasing young sturgeon into
the cool waters of the Kootenai River from 9
a.m. to noon at the Search and Rescue County
Boat Ramp Boundary County Waterways Building one
mile west of Highway 95 on Riverside Street.
Department of Education seeks comment:
The State Department of Education is seeking
public comment on the latest draft of Idaho’s
plan for federal education funds to serve
disadvantaged children. The department released
the fourth draft of Idaho’s Consolidated Plan
for public review on its website today.
hear the siren!
County Sheriff Dave Kramer and Chief
Deputy Rich Stephens had the pleasure
today of giving the Bonners Ferry Head
Start students a tour of the sheriff's
office. The kids got to see the dispatch
center, jail area and the patrol cars.
Of course, the highlight for several
were the sirens and lights!
Cushman ladies run an eggciting local ag
The Boundary County Farm Bureau is proud to
showcase three young business women this week.
Katie, Peyton, and Avery Cushman make up Cushman
Egg Company and Cushman Hatchery.
“When we first thought of having our own
business, we already had chickens that were easy
to take care of, so we thought we would get more
and sell the eggs,” the young ladies said in
unison. By Kristi
Extension now offers pH testing:
The Boundary County Extension Office now offers
pH testing to local gardeners who want to attain
just the right balance in their soil for the
plants they hope to grow.
The land within the city limits Moyie Springs is
changing by leaps and bounds! New housing is
replacing fields and pasture land. This rapid
growth is placing severe demands on city
Congressman Raul Labrador:
As you may know, Saturday is President Trump’s
100th day in office, and while the media has a
habit of overhyping the 100-day mark in a new
President’s term, it does provide a good
opportunity to reflect on the pace of the
President’s accomplishments and his commitment
to keeping his promises.
Saturday was a great
day for Badger baseball coach Tom Turpin (back row,
center) , who chalked up his 200th career victory as a
head coach and led the Badgers to their third straight
Intermountain League championship in a double header at
Dunham strikes out six in shutout,
senior day coming:
Jesse Dunham didn’t allow a run as he struck out
six and walked the lead off batter of the game
and only allowed two hits to secure a five
inning, 10-0 win over rival Timberlake Tigers.
The win improves Dunham’s record to 4-0 in the
season. By Coach Tom Turpin
Making tracks for BCH Run 17:
Since when is a run fun? When it’s the Boundary
Community Hospital Family Fun Run. On Saturday,
May 13, lace up those running shoes and come out
with neighbors, friends and family to get some
exercise on the north side of Bonners Ferry.
By Lauren Kuczka
Moody, 76, passed away peacefully
at his home in Bonners Ferry to be with Jesus on
December 5, 2016. A memorial service will be
held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Mountain
Springs Church, 6789 Main Street, Bonners Ferry.
Wanda Maxine Carpender,
84, passed away suddenly on January 31 in
Bonners Ferry with her loving husband Sam by her
side. A memorial service is being planned for
May 14, 2017.
Kevin McNally, born March 17, 1952,
passed away peacefully at his home in Bonners
Ferry on December 10, 2016. A small service to
bury Kevin's ashes will be held at Grandview
Cemetery 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1. A get
together at the Bonners Ferry Eagles Aerie will
be held afterward.
Nishek school district's April Teacher of the
Laura Nishek is Boundary County School
District’s April Certified Employee of the
Month. Anyone who has had the privilege of
working with Mrs. Nishek can speak to the
professionalism and dedication she brings to her
students and classroom. By Principal Lisa Iverson
Rod Benders support Explorer trip:
Bonners Ferry Border Patrol Explorer Post #190
sends out a big thank you to the Rod Benders Car
Club for presenting Explorer Post 190 with a
check for $500.
The Rod Benders have been a strong supporter of
the post for several years and the Explorers appreciate
the car club's support yet again for the post's
upcoming trip to D.C. to take part in the
National Peace Officer's Memorial.
Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1758
Highland Flats Road.
Monday, May 1
Boundary County Amateur Radio Club (BARC)
meeting, 7:30 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitors
Tuesday, May 2
Badger Softball, 4 p.m., vs. Priest
Badger Baseball, 4 p.m., vs. Priest
Union Pacific Informational Open House,
4 to 6 p.m., Bonners Ferry Visitor Center. Union Pacific
Railroad personnel will update the community on the
Meadow Creek Siding Project north of Moyie Springs.
Wednesday, May 3
Boundary County Victim Services Support Group,
noon, United Methodist Church. For victims of domestic
violence or sexual abuse. Free child care provided. The 24/7 Crisis and
Information line is (208) 267-5211.
Thursday, May 4
National Day of Prayer, noon at the
flag pole by the library. Led by the Ministerial
Friday, May 5
Semi-annual Community FREE Dinner, 5 to
7 p.m., BridgeWay Assembly of God, 66027 Highway 2,
Bonners Ferry. Potato and Taco Bar with all the fixin's!
All are welcome!
Community Worship Service, at 6:30
p.m., at the Bonners Ferry High School Auditorium.
Hosted by the Boundary County Ministerial Association,
speaker is Pastor/President Henry Yoder. Let's worship
the Lord together.
Saturday, May 6
Free Day at the Museum, 10 a.m. to 4
p.m., Boundary County Museum, 7229 Main Street, Bonners
Ferry. This month's sponsors are Don Jordan and Kathy
Konek. Admission paid for by Friends of the Museum.
Customer Appreciation Day at Moose Valley Farms,
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 138 Latigo Lane, Mile 495.5 Highway
95, Naples. Come join us in our 14th Annual Customer
Appreciation Day! A must-attend social and family event
with free hot dogs, cake, homemade ice cream, a jump
castle for the kids, free face painting, INBC mobile
blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. (for an
appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit
Panhandle Animal Shelter volunteers will be
microchipping and bringing adoptable dogs, fabulous
sales and specials, and a great kick-off to the spring
season. Come join in the fun and become a part of the
Moose Valley Family!
Community Blood Drive, , Moose Valley Farms, Highway 95, mile 495.5,
Naples. For an appointment, call 1-800-423-0151 or visit
Boundary County Democrats Cornhole Tournament,
4 to 7 p.m., Homestead Great Room, David Thompson Drive,
Bonners Ferry. Join in for an old-fashioned fun family
and community event. Bring the kids! There will also be
a cakewalk. Adult tickets are $1 per ticket and kids
ages 1-12 are 50₵ per ticket at the door. The tournament
requires two tickets per game and the cakewalk five
tickets per round.