Mr. Murray BCSD Employee of the Month:
I believe without a doubt that the difference
between good and great teachers is that great
teachers are always learning. We at Naples
Elementary have a school full of great teachers,
and I get to recognize one of them. By Principal Lisa Iverson
MacDonald introduces Rotary to IDCIS:
On Tuesday, Summer MacDonald, Idaho Department
of Labor Bonners Ferry, spoke to the Bonners
Ferry Rotary Club about the Idaho Career
Information System, the Educate Idaho Network
and the North Idaho Education Partnership.
Bonnell to teach history at NIC:
Beginning with the Spring 2017 semester, Paul
Bonnell, Bonners Ferry, will teach
History 112-60, U.S. History After 1876, at
North Idaho College. Paul has taught several
semesters for North Idaho College over the past
decade in both dual-credit and adjunct
earns wings at Northern Air: Jacob Varhus, Yakima,
Washington, has dreamed of flying ever since building a wind
tunnel for his sixth grade science fair. Jacob now works as an
aerospace engineer. Time and aircraft access allowed Jacob to
train and earn his commercial license at Northern Air on
Boundary Community Clinics welcomes Nurse
Community Clinics, 6641 Kaniksu Street, Bonners
welcome to Beverly J. Yercheck, ANP-C. As an
Adult Nurse Practitioner, Yercheck will be
working closely with Dr. Susan Layeux in the
primary care/rural health clinic.
BFHS students earn CNA credentials:
Congratulations Bonners Ferry High School Certified Nursing
Assistant Graduates! They are Cassie Clum, Katelyn Bennett,
Victoria Smith, Auburn Burt, Nicole Henslee, Jennica Branson,
Bailey Jenkins, Michaela Worley and Ashlyn Hittle.
Boundary Ambulance welcomes Kelly Halleman:
Boundary Ambulance bid welcome a new
paramedic to their team this month. Kelly Halleman and his
wife recently moved to Bonners Ferry and he
started December 1, assigned to "Green Shift."
Mrs. Hart BCSD Employee of the Month: It’s
not every day that a principal gets the
opportunity to recognize the efforts of one of
their incredible teachers. Today I do. It’s with
great honor and admiration that I recognize Mrs.
Lyndsay Hart as Boundary County School
District’s November Certified Employee of the
Month. By Principal Lisa Iverson
BCSD Employee of the Month: Boundary
County Middle School is proud to announce
Charles Meyers as the district’s Classified
Employee of the Month. Charles tries hard to
bring out the best in his students, always keeps
a positive attitude, and has more patience than
most people have.
Mt. Hall names November's top citizens:
Mt. Hall Elementary held their November Citizen of the Month
assembly on November 22. November's Citizens of the Month
Mt. Hall fifth grade honor students announced:
Mt Hall Elementary School's fifth grade Honor
Roll students for the first quarter are ...
UMC to offer free meals:
The Bonners Ferry United Methodist Church will
offer a free meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
every Thursday as a community service, starting
December 1, in their basement hall at 6568
Five new CNAs graduate: Congratulations
to Boundary Community Hospital's newest CNA Graduates! These
Certified Nursing Assistants just
completed the Fall Semester thanks to
Boundary Community Hospital and North
Idaho College with instructor
Tracey Maas, RN.
Holman to play in All-Northwest symphony: Bonners
Ferry High School senior Amy Holman was recently
selected from a field of over 4,600 music
students from Idaho, Montana, Wyoming,
Washington, Oregon and Alaska who auditioned for
a chair in the All-Northwest High School Wind
Becky James talks Victim's Services: Becky
James spoke to Bonners Ferry Rotary members today about
the Boundary County Victim Services, formerly
known as Boundary County Youth Crisis and
Domestic Violence Hotline.
Potluck to honor BCSD 101's best of the best:
School District 101 has named its best of the
best Employees of the Year, and a potluck
celebration in their honor will be held Monday
at the home of Roland and Linda Hall.
Eby wins at Woody's Pawn & Gun:
George Eby was the lucky winner in the recent gun give away at
Woody's Pawn & Gun!
new avalanche center director: The Idaho Panhandle
Avalanche Center (IPAC) welcomes Jeff Thompson as the new
Executive Director. Jeff joins IPAC with a wealth of knowledge
and experience, including 20 years of snow industry safety.
Dickinson coming to town: The poetry and life of
Emily Dickinson is the subject of a new play to be staged at the
bookstore in downtown Bonners Ferry. Well known local thespians
Rhea Verbanic, Vicki Thompson, and Barb Nelson star in what
director Paul Rawlings describes as an intimate examination of
the famous American poet’s struggle for spiritual maturity.
Lavala BCSD Employee of the Month: Valley View
Elementary para-educator Sheila Lavala has been named the
Boundary County School District 101 Classified Employee of the
Month for October.
an FFA National Finalist: Thomas Smith of the
Bonners Ferry FFA Chapter, earned the National Finalist award
today for Agricultural Sales Proficiency as this year's National
FFA Convention in Indianapolis drew to a close.
wins Hall Mountain Fire quilt raffle: Don Easley,
Paradise Valley, is the happy winner of the Hall Mountain
Volunteer Fire Association Auxiliary Quilt Raffle and this
awesome queen-size denim quilt, made and donated by Carol
Martin, of Port Hill.
stepping up to help dad out at Pro-X: Andrew
Brubaker from Pro X Home Center in Bonners Ferry is attending
the Fall 2016 class of the North American Retail Hardware
Association’s Retail Management Certification Program, thanks to
a $6,250 scholarship sponsored by Do it Best Corp. that will
cover half of the course tuition.
View PTO grateful: Totals are just in and the
Valley View PTO Book Fair sold $4,800 in books! All of the
profit from this sale will go directly back into our Valley View
Elementary to purchase books that teachers will use with
Women hosting Harvest Dinner: The Annual United
Methodist Women Harvest Dinner will be held this year from 5 to
7 p.m. Thursday, November 3, at United Methodist Church, located
at the corner of Denver and Lincoln Streets in Bonners Ferry.
Deadline extended to
nominate Idaho Brightest Stars: Serve Idaho, the
Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteering, has extended
the deadline to accept nominations for the annual Brightest Star
Awards, a program recognizing outstanding Idaho volunteers in a
variety of categories.
exchange vows: Christiann Sanders and Andrew Arbini,
both of of Liberty Lake, Washington, wed August 6 at Mt.
Spokane, Washington. Jason Messman officiated. The bride’s
father, Steve Sanders of Bonners Ferry, walked her down the