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Fourth fun planned in community

A host of Fourth of July festivities are planned for the holiday. Eastport is hosting its 19th annual Fourth of July Parade at 1 p.m. All United States and Canadian residents are encouraged to participate or be a spector. The parade line-up starts at Frontier Trading at 12 p.m. A...
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Lakers 19U splits games over weekend

The NI Lakers 19U baseball team split its two games during the weekend. It dropped its first game on Saturday to the Bitteroot Bucs 10-6 and defeated Bonners Ferry 12-6 on Sunday. On Saturday, the Bucs and Lakers finished the first inning tied at two runs apiece. The Bucs went...
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Care provider charged with grand theft and exploiting client

BONNERS FERRY — A care provider is being charged with grand theft and exploitation of one of her clients. Mary F. Collett, 66, allegedly stole $15,720 from her 91-year-old male patient. Assistant Bonners Ferry Police Chief Marty Ryan wrote in an affidavit that he met with the victim's son...
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PHAT Mo’s, new taste in town

BONNERS FERRY — Phat Mo’s brings a different taste to town and showcases Hawaiian, Mexican and Asian-inspired dishes. Phat Mo’s is a family owned business by married couple Kaden and Melissa Lyman. The manager, Dawson Lyman, is Kaden’s brother. “We have something different and unique to...
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FOR Walking for the Restorium update

BONNERS FERRY — Eli Pine’s walking for the Restorium fundraiser has paid off as sponsors and donors have flocked to the cause of fundraising for the residents of the Boundary County Restorium. Eli Pine walked a total of 345 miles in the month of May. Donna Jo Dirks,...
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Go Skateboarding Day skate jam a big hit

BONNERS FERRY — The Bonners Ferry Skatepark was abuzz with families and skaters at the Go Skateboarding Day skate jam on June 21. About 80 people were in attendance, with skateboarders utilizing the concrete and families utilizing the green space as contests and plenty of fun were had. Nancy...
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Shelman Realty new ERA affiliate

BONNERS FERRY — Shelman Realty is now affiliated with ERA Real Estate, with its familiar colors of “Shelman yellow” changing to red, white and blue. Shelman Realty has served the Boundary County community since 1963. Co-owners Mark and Loralee Carey bought the firm in 2018 from Mark’s brother Steve Carey, who had purchased the brokerage from the Shelman family in 1991.
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Calendar for June 23 to June 30

SPOT bus: free service to Sandpoint is provided on Tuesday and Thursday. Call 24 hours in advance, 208-267-4740. Quilting Group: 9 a.m. to noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6784 Cody St., Bonners Ferry. Group meets every Thursday to make kits and quilts for both local use and to ship to disaster areas and/or third world countries. For more information, call the church at 208-267-2894.
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From the Archives for June 23, 2022

This photograph was found on the University of Idaho site labeled "Creamery. Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 1920." In 1916, Fred S. Stoos, a graduate of Bonners Ferry High School, Class of 1914, started his creamery business, calling it Boundary Creamery. It was located in a building west of the grain elevator and east of the Spokane International Depot. In 1920, the Creamery installed a new refrigerator plant to freeze ice and to cool a storage room for butter and cream. "Freddy" sold fresh pasteurized milk for 15 cents a quart.
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This Week In Boundary County History for June 23, 2022

A raise of five cents per hour in the pay of the employees at the Bonners Ferry Lumber Company went into effect last Friday. The wage scale of the local company is on par and in some instances is above that of other lumber companies in the Inland Empire. John...
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Idaho hunter shoots Grizzly Bear in self defense

Hunters shot and killed a grizzly bear earlier this month in self-defense. Fish and Game say the hunters were pursuing black bears in the Ruby Creek area southwest of Bonners Ferry. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game report the hunters shot a black bear and were retrieving it when...
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Ernest M. Irons Jr.

Ernest M. Irons Jr. died June 16, 2022, due to an acute illness following a long decline in health. He was born May 2, 1932, in Glenns Ferry, Idaho, to Ernest Irons Sr. and Mary Davenport Irons. As a young child, Ernie Jr. moved to North Idaho with his family and settled on a farm in Paradise Valley outside Bonners Ferry. He graduated from Bonners Ferry High School; earned a bachelor’s degree in entomology at the University of Idaho in Moscow, where he also participated in ROTC; and later earned a master’s degree in entomology at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
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Library board updates collections policy

BONNERS FERRY — Amid an overflowing room of patrons, the Boundary County Library Board updated its policies and discussed individual freedom. The policy updated was the collection development and maintenance policy. The policy passed by a 3-1 vote. Library Director Kimber Glidden told the Bonners Ferry Herald that the...
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Stop the Bleed First Aid Training

A preparation for survival meeting on first aid training is scheduled for June 26 from 2-4 p.m. at the Seniors Hospitality Center, 6635 Lincoln St., Bonners Ferry. Representatives from various survival fields will be present at every meeting and will be sharing their expertise. The training is free to the public and will be every third Sunday of the month at the senior center. Training topics will change with the goal of being prepared for survival.
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When did being disrespectful become the new norm?

On June 16, I went to my first library board meeting. I want to thank our library board and librarian for the fair and balanced job they do. I was impressed with how they handled a very hostile public meeting. What a rude and disrespectful crowd of adults I witnessed.
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9B Family Foundation holding benefit

The 9B Family Foundation is holding a benefit to raise funds for the Abrego family at 6 p.m. Friday, June 24. The benefit is in memory of baby Eleanor who died Monday morning after a hard-fought battle for her life. Eleanor was born 12 weeks early. The 9B Family Foundation...
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Commissioners request second receipt of ARPA

BONNERS FERRY — The Boundary County commissioners have requested the second portion of the American Rescue Plan Act funds at the June 21 meeting. Chair Dan Dinning told the Bonners Ferry Herald that the commissioners have “not spent a penny” of the ARPA funds. He said the previous portion of the ARPA funds was designated as “revenue replacement” and the second portion of ARPA funds will be designated as such.
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