School District’s April Certified
Employee of the Month: Valley
View Elementary fifth grade teacher.
STARDUST! original performance at the Pearl
Explore the universe in which we earthlings live
and love, in song, story, science, and stunning
photography. "STARDUST!" takes us from
earth to the furthest reaches of the cosmos with an hilarious
script and unusual characters.
Note: This event has been canceled.
Celebrate Spring with a Contra Dance:
Celebrate Spring with Bonners Ferry Contra Dance. Enjoy
live music, dance your heart out, meet your neighbors, and
participate in a lively dance community that extends from coast
Kathy Riebli BCSD April Employee of the Month:
Kathy is a paraprofessional at Mount Hall Elementary.
School District Classified Employee of the
Month: Jerry Jimenez: Brings
organization and helpfulness to BCMS.
School District Employee of the Month for March:
"Miss Molly" is a kindergarten teacher at Naples Elementary
Thursday with Middle
School and High School choirs: Four school
choirs have prepared interesting and fun performances.
School District announces February Employees of
the Month: The stories of the
two Employees of the month are found here.
Hinthorn is School District Certified Employee
of the Month: Boundary County
Middle School is proud to announce Travis Hinthorn as Boundary
County School District’s Employee of the Month.
Colson is School District Classified Employee of
the Month: Mrs. Julie Colson
has been the
librarian within Boundary County School District for the past 5
years, and is currently educating and supporting students at
Valley View Elementary School.
Restorium busy with activities and events:
A lot has been going on at the Restorium over
the past few months, including many activities for residents
during the past few months. Read the details here.
School District names Bateman December
Employee of the Month: This
month, Boundary County School District 101 highlights Mr. Cal
Bateman as the District Classified Employee of the Month!
Idaho Arts Commission sponsors
writing workshop and public reading by
author: Author Renee D’Aoust
will present readings of her work at Bonners Books in Bonners
Ferry on Friday, following a day-long writing workshop.
Anderson is School District Certified Employee
of the Month: Boundary
County School District Certified Employee of the Month goes to
none other than BFHS teacher Craig Anderson. Mr. Anderson has
been teaching at BFHS for 32 years.
20th Annual Bonners Ferry Community Christmas
Choir Concert: This year's
40th annual Christmas concert features over 60 local singers in
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."
School District announces Employees of the
For November 2015.
Bonners Ferry Community Choir begins rehearsals,
Welcoming singers from high school age to senior
citizens, the Bonners FerryCommunity Choir
begins rehearsals on Tuesday Oct. 20 at 6:45 p.m.
for new play at the Pearl: Live theater continues to flourish in Boundary
County. Paul Rawlings has announced an
all-original play, entitled Good Good Day: An
Evening of Words and Music, to be staged at the
Pearl Theater in mid October.
Traveling choir returns home, will perform music
from tour of Greece: Recently returned from their singing tour of
Greece, our local Northern Idaho and British
Columbia singers present homecoming concerts from
their international tour: SPIRITSONG's
June 2015 tour to Greece.
Davis graduates from Air Force basic training:
Air Force Airman Parker Davis recently graduated from
basic military training at Joint Base San
Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Original Broadway Revue coming to Pearl Theater: The
vocal octet Boundless brings Broadway
to Bonners Ferry's own Pearl Theater May 9-10,
and May 16, 17. Their production, Love Makes the World Go Round, is an
original Broadway revue featuring the beloved
music of George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and
Hammerstein, and Stephen Schwartz. You can catch
it all at the Pearl.
Band with local roots Runaway Symphony
wows 'em at the Pearl: Runaway Symphony (is it really a Moscow band, or
is it a Bonners Ferry band on temporary loan to
Moscow?), returned to its muse roots--Boundary
performance at the Pearl Theater.
Task Force on Human Rights sponsors art show:
The Boundary County Task Force on Human Rights
is sponsoring an art show and sale in
celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s
School District announces Employees of the Month
for November: Two employees have
made great contributions in helping local students.
School District announces Employees of the Month
for September, October: Four
district employees were
honored as recent Employees of the Month.
Multiple choirs to gather in Bonners Ferry
for choral festival: Three
choirs from Bonners Ferry and two choirs from Creston, British
Columbia will gather in Bonners Ferry in November for a choral
festival performance titled "Imagine."
80th birthday party for John Alt. October 4, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Chic-n-Chop:
Stop by and wish him a happy birthday! (Sponsored
by: Linda Alt)
LaPage - Barker Wedding:
Brenda LaPage and Warren Barker weremarried
May 1st, 2014, on Pensacola Beach, in Florida. Click on this
headline for the full story and a photo.
Festival a huge success: Some members of our
community participated in this band concert north of the border.
Eagles sponsoring Fathers' Day Burger Burn:
Looking for a great Fathers' Day activity?
The local Eagles Auxiliary is sponsoring a
Fathers' Day Burger Burn, on Fathers' Day,
Sunday, June 15.
And what father doesn't like a great burger?
Annual Spring Dance Recital Announced:
Almost 100 students ages 2 – 18 will perform
creative dance, ballet, jazz, and contemporary
dance styles in The Dance Studio’s annual Spring
Dance Recital, schedudled for Friday, June 13
and Saturday, June 14. Both evening's
performance begin at 7:00 p.m. at the BFHS
Community invited to special church speaker:
The community is invited to the Holy
Myrrhbearers Orthodox Church this Saturday, June
7 for a special presentation about missionary
activity throughout the world.
Frederickson selected Student of the Month: A
good sense of humor, down to earth, fun to be around, and an
of her community all apply to Kaprice Frederickson, Upsilon
Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Women Educators’ student of the
Click on the headline of this story to learn more about this
women to perform with Majesty concert here: Two young women from Bonners Ferry are part of
the singing group Majesty, that will perform in
concert here on June 6.
Sara Owinyo and Caroline Martin, both raised in
Bonners Ferry, are with the Master's College
sponsored group from Santa Clarita, California.
retiring from hospital: After almost 29 years of service at Boundary
Community Hospital, Jan Klopfenstein (Jan K),
will be retiring from her position as Social
Student of the Month: Having
goals is important to Victor Mendez, Upsilon
Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Women Educators’
student of the month for April. Whether it is on
the soccer field where he plays forward for the
team, learning new things in his classes and
achieving a 3.4 GPA, helping first graders learn
to read at Valley View where he volunteers, or
looking to his future at the University of Idaho
where he will attend in the fall, this senior
says he does his best when he has set goals.
Munson Students of the Month: The Bonners Ferry Rotary Students of the Month
for March are two hard-working and talented
Bonners Ferry High School seniors; Gabrielle
Munson and Collin Cossairt.
Gaspar named Student
of the Month: A gregarious and athletic senior at Bonners
Ferry High School, Johnathan Gaspar is Upsilon
Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Women Educators'
student of the month for March.
grad Air Force NCO of the Year: Air Force Technical Sergeant Melissa A.
Bonners Ferry, distinguished herself as
Air Force Aviation Resource Manager 1C0X2 Non
Commissioned Officer Of The Year while serving
as NCO in Charge, Host Aviation
Resource Management, 375th Operational Support
Squadron, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, from
October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013.
Students of the Month: Each month, the Bonners Ferry Rotary honors two
students from Bonners Ferry High School as
Rotary Students of the Month. For February,
Rotary honors went to Kylie Byars and Dalin
Locals shine at
U of I art contest: The University of Idaho recently announced the
winners of the 23rd Annual High School Art
Competition sponsored by the College of Art and
Architecture’s Art and Design program, including
two from Boundary County.
Essay contest winners
named: The Boundary County Human Rights Task Force has
announced the winners in the essay contest
submitted for Martin Luther King Day.
Local students on NIC
Dean's List: North Idaho College recently announced its
Dean’s List for fall semester 2013. Students
eligible for the NIC Dean’s List must be
enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and obtain a
grade point average of 3.75 or above.
BCH Employee of the Year: Charlene Lyle is Employee of the Year for 2013
at Boundary Community Hospital. Charlene has
been employed at BCH for five years. As a
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Charlene
works full time in Acute Care.
named Student of the Month: A
junior who loves to sing and act, Samantha Barradale is Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa
Gamma International Women Educators’ student of
the month for January.
Orr nominated for Air
Force Academy: Representative Raúl Labrador (R-ID) announced
his office’s nominations to the U.S. service
academies today, including Alan Orr, Bonners
Ferry, who is being nominated for the U.S. Air
Flower engaged: Gavin Flower, the son of Heather and Allen Gemmrig, Bonners Ferry, and Jason Flower,
Plummer, and Kirstina Shattuck, the daughter of
Dale and Becky Shattuck, St. Maries, have
announced their engagement.
Rae named Student of the Month: A
junior at Bonners Ferry High School, Mariah Rae
is a happy student who likes to laugh, enjoys
humor and have fun in her many activities. She
is November's Student of the Month, selected by
the Delta Kappa Gamma Women Educators.
BCMS student takes
honorable mention: The Idaho Forest Products Commission announced
winners of the 18th annual Forest Products Week
Essay Contest, November 30, and a Boundary
County Middle School student was on the list.
anniversary reception set: Bill
and Jaylyn (Burns) Hayden were married on August
17, 1963, in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. All who know them are invited to
a reception November 30 in their honor.
graduates Air Force basic: Air
Force Airman Hayden W. Wakkinen recently
graduated from basic military training at Joint
Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
graduates Air Force basic: Air Force Airman Gavin
J. Flower recently graduated from basic military training at
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas