Bonners Ferry, ID

Shoshone News Press

Authorities warn BOCC of potential grizzly issue

WALLACE — Last week, the Shoshone Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) met with Shane Robinson, Idaho USDA Wildlife Specialist and John Hull, Director District 1 Animal Damage Control Board for a wildlife services area update. The annual update was fairly uneventful, however both Robinson and Hull warned the BOCC...
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KHS at canine capacity

Dogs from Texas, California and Worley have pushed the Kootenai Humane Society to canine capacity. “We’re full,” said Vicky Nelson, KHS development director. Which makes things a bit chaotic, but staff handles whatever comes their way with grace. “You never know around here what's going to happen,” Nelson...

Officers Remind Idahoans to “Click it Don’t Risk It”

BONNERS FERRY— Officers from the Bonners Ferry Police Department are taking part in a statewide effort to increase seat belt use in Idaho. The emphasis is ongoing through Memorial Day weekend. These additional patrols will be dedicated to enforcing Idaho’s seat belt law. “We want the act of...

Lady Trojans get win on senior day

In a season where wins haven’t come easily, this one was special. Special for Troy seniors Alexie Garcia and Alyssa Kelso, who would be playing their last game at home. Behind the solid pitching of Elaine Folkerts the glove work of a rangy infield and a couple of Lady Bluehawk efforts. The Lady Trojans came away with a 9-8 win over the Thompson Falls Lady Bluehawks. Folkerts and the Lady Trojans would face the minimum number of Lady Bluehawk batters in the third and sixth innings. Troy would score in the first inning. A Thompson Falls error would allow Leslie Gravier to score from third...

Troy thinclads post personal bests — advance to divisionals

Five Troy tracksters will be moving on to divisionals. The District 6-B Conference track and field championships took place this past weekend, May 14. Places one through six are guaranteed a trip to Frenchtown this weekend, May 20-21, and a chance to advance to the state meet. Trojan distance ace, junior Trevor Grant led the charge churning through the Bigfork winds. Grant posted a personal best and a school record in the 1600 meter run. With a time of 4:40.81, Grant would [place second and break the Troy school record he set just a week ago. His previous record was 4:41.19. Grant would also place...

Court Records for May 12

Wally D. Amoth (DOB 2000) of Bonners Ferry; charged with failure to register a vehicle annually on April 14 by BFPD. Disposition: Guilty with fines of $10.50 and costs of $59.50. Dakota Remington C. Bondurant (DOB 1998) of Eureka, Mont.; charged with exceeding the maximum posted speed limit (1-15 mph)...

North Idaho Now podcast Episode 132: Headlines from 5/11 thru 5/13

Lucky Friday/Hecla Mining Company, Mad Bomber Brewing Company, Jay Huber for Shoshone County District 2 Commissioner, Dawn Wiksten for Shoshone County District 2 Commissioner, The Broken Wheel Restaurant, and Black Sheep Sporting Goods. In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Molly Roberts take you through...
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State high school golf tournaments at a glance

Local qualifiers: Boys, Cole Jaworski, Grant Potter, Trey Nipp, Parker Freeman, Luke West, all of Coeur d’Alene; girls, Taylor Potter, Peyton Blood, Brianna Priest, Paige Crabb, Cassandra Lee, all of Coeur d’Alene. Notes: Jaworski, Nipp, Freeman and West were all on the Vikings’ third-place team at state last...
Sandpoint Reader

Schweitzer announces Phase 1 of worker housing project

When Schweitzer announced its Hemlock House employee housing project in Sandpoint last December, mountain officials hinted that there were “bigger projects” in the works. That turns out to have been an understatement, as Schweitzer unveiled plans for another workforce housing development on May 3, consisting of an 84-unit apartment complex in Ponderay that could provide a mix of seasonal and year-round accommodations for upwards of 200 of its employees.

Calendar for May 12 - May 18

SPOT bus: service to Sandpoint is provided on Tuesday and Thursday. Call 24 hours in advance, 208-267-4740. There is no cost for the service. Quilting Group: 9 a.m. to noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody St., Bonners Ferry. Group meets every Thursday to make kits and quilts to ship to disaster areas and/or third world countries as well as locally. Feel free to join us. The group will teach anyone how to make them. For more information call the church at 208-267-2894.

Voting Precincts for May 17 Election

Wondering where to vote in the upcoming election on May 17? To determine your polling site, go online to see a map that will help you out. The map can be accessed at. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Contact the county clerk’s office...

This Week In History for May 12

A truly remarkable performance was given by the children of the grade schools at the Amazon Theatre Tuesday night in their presentation of the beautiful cantata, “In a Flower Garden,” under the direction of Miss Laurel Gleed. The regular meeting of the Grandview Cemetery Association will be held...

Parklets are here to stay

BONNERS FERRY — Parklets will be returning to the Bonners Ferry street scene. Standards for the use of parklets, sidewalk extensions that provide more space and amenities for people using the downtown streets, were adopted into city code in a 3-0 vote at the May 3 city council meeting.