Caelem posts a win in season’s first outing

In his first outing of the season, Caelem Stewart, 11, took a checkered flag Friday at Stateline Speedway, Post Falls, winning the eight-lap (two mile) B Heat. He finished the […]

9B Quilters giving away Janome sewing machine

Any interested Boundary County youth aged 8 to 17 is welcome to apply for the 9B Quilters and Stitchin Dreams Janome sewing machine give away for 2024. The application is […]

Creston man jailed for death of six-week-old

A 22-year-old Creston, British Columbia, man is in custody in the Boundary County Jail on $250,000 bond after being charged with first degree murder May 9 for the death of […]

Tuesday’s election important in many ways

By Rod Gramer Every two years one hears the next election will be one of the most important ever. The truth is every election is important because it determines the […]

Voting for VanGesen, Lowmawn

I am supporting Jon VanGesen for Sheriff of Boundary County, and Chuck Lowman for District 1B. Each brings work experience for the jobs. Jon VanGesen brings many years of experience […]

Marianne Hale joins husband in retirement

Hired in August, 1997, today was the last day of a wild and wonderful tenure spanning just over a quarter of a century of service to both Boundary County School […]

Herd of Badgers bound for state

By Piper Banning Badger Reporter Timberlake may have taken the Intermountain League titles in boys and girls track May 9-10, but the Badgers, finishing second in both, will be well […]

The future belongs to the brave; vote wisely

“It’s morning again in America.” Forty years ago, Americans heard those words in a Ronald Reagan presidential campaign ad. Forty years later and many Republican candidates are dishing up gloom […]

Woodward, Sauter, Lowman push socialist agenda

The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest labor union and one of the largest activist groups in the U.S. It promotes abortion, same sex marriage, gun control and the […]

Power trips

By Timothy Braatz According to the website of Dave Schuman, candidate for Boundary County sheriff, he is a “member of Constitutional Peace Officers and Idaho Constitutional Sheriffs.” The “constitutional sheriffs” […]

Naylors celebrate double graduation

Roger and Kandy Naylor, Bonners Ferry, are doubly proud this graduation season as they celebrate two Liberty University graduations! Their son, Shane, received a bachelor’s degree in accounting, while their […]

Barbara Lenore Cossairt

Barbara Lenore Cossairt, 86, was born to Archie “Fudd” and Netta Turner on February 14, 1938. Dr. Bowles parked at the top of Turner Hill and walked down to the […]

DEQ grants Moyie Springs a low interest loan

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) today announced the award of a $130,840 low-interest drinking water construction loan to the City of Moyie Springs. The funding will provide emergency […]

New bear spray recycling program established

By Laura Roady Naturally North Idaho Do you have expired bear spray sitting around? Not sure how to dispose of bear spray properly? Boundary and Bonner County residents and visitors […]

Hundreds of Beavers invading Bonners Ferry

Prepare yourself for the funniest movie you have ever seen! The Pearl Theater is thrilled to be hosting the North Idaho premier of Hundreds of Beavers, the comedy cult hit […]

Kootenay Lake Board of Control to meet at KRI

The International Kootenay Lake Board of Control will hold its annual public meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the Kootenai River Inn, 7196 Plaza Street, Bonners […]

National Pet Week winners named

Only two students showed up for the NPW Poster Contest photo, and since the picture looked a little bare, the two got to have their picture taken with the amazing […]

Drone show to light up Creston’s 100th birthday

Indulge in a mesmerizing Drone Show – an exquisite fusion of dazzling lights and enchanting music, meticulously crafted exclusively for Creston! Watch as the sky ignites at the Creston & […]

Mesrtzweiller is teacher of the quarter

Mt. Hall Elementary School’s certified employee of the the third quarter is third grade teacher Rachel Mertzweiller. This is her second year at Mt. Hall and her students and our […]

Three candidates — one choice

I am a longtime resident of Boundary County. This letter is about the three candidates running in the Republican primary for sheriff. There are three men — Dave Schuman, Jon […]

A letter in support of Mark Sauter

This year, the Idaho legislature passed a very important bill, H596a. This bill was for Prescription Benefit Management Reform. This bill will have a positive effect on almost every single […]

Mark Sauter has proven expertise

Here in the west, the threat of catastrophic fire is always looming. We saw the grim reality last summer when hundreds of homes were torched in a matter of hours […]

Killing the Idaho Republican Party

By Mary Souza Question: How do you kill the Republican Party in one of the most conservative states? Answer: Allow the Libertarians and Anarchists to take charge and change the […]

Categories don’t capture political complexities

Conservative-liberal. Fascist-communist. These are examples of binary categories that don’t capture the true complexity of political thought that actually exists. To a fascist, Scott Herndon is liberal. But that doesn’t […]

Bonners Ferry man back in treatment for Lyme Disease

After years battling the debilitating effects from the most common vector-borne disease in the United States, Joseph Cook thought he’d finally overcome the effects of Lyme Disease, in his case […]

A Senior’s Center Celebration of Moms

The Bonners Ferry Seniors Center was all bustle and ado Friday in preparation for very special lunch in celebration of some of Boundary County’s most beautiful moms. Before staff could […]

Hate mail

By Timothy Braatz The spring climate has changed in North Idaho. Snowpack melts faster. Hummingbirds arrive sooner. And the mail brings hateful flyers from Scott Herndon. Hummingbirds are difficult to […]

G4 solar storms set to hit Earth

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a severe geomagnetic storm warning from a solar outburst due to reach Earth this afternoon, possibly disrupting power, radio and television. The […]

Lance Freeze pursuing career in medicine

Lance Freeze, a 2020 graduate of Bonners Ferry High School and the son of Joe and Tracy Freeze, Bonners Ferry, will graduate from University of Idaho on Saturday, May 11, […]

BOUNDLESS gets raves at Carnegie Hall

Bonners Ferry’s BOUNDLESS vocal ensemble performed to a standing ovation at Carnegie Hall toward the end of April, and the small-town ensemble received big New York City accolades for their […]

Jim Woodward shows compassion

It is known in the community that Jim Woodward understands emotional distress and has experience in helping his fellow community members. When my elderly friend, Lou Goodness, tragically lost his […]

IDWR rep to be in town monthly

The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) is committed to serving the citizens of Idaho by ensuring that water is conserved and available for the sustainability of Idaho’s economy, ecosystems […]

Give me a ticket, please!

By Mike Weland Had Monday afternoon’s public hearing before county commissioners on a proposed amendment to the enforcement provisions of the Boundary County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance been a little […]

Lady Badgers stand together strong

By Piper Banning 9B News Badger Sports Reporter Some days, nothing you try seems to work. All you can do is keep trying. In so doing you never lose … […]

Badgers fall in league baseball tourney

  By Piper Banning The Timberlake Tigers prevailed 2-1 to defeat the Badgers in the opening game of the 2024 Intermountain League baseball title. Game two will be played in […]

The fox is in the henhouse

Don’t be fooled by the glossy endorsements recently issued by the Bonner County Republican Central Committee (BCRCC). The clique is at it again. BCRCC is a private political committee of […]

Deadline for REAL ID one year away

The federal REAL ID deadline is May 7, 2025 – exactly one year from today. At that time, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or identification card issued […]

Meeting ends when crowd grows to violate fire code

By Clarice McKenney More than 90 people crowded the room where Boundary Board of County Commissioners intended to hear from the public about the proposed amendment to the enforcement provisions […]

Previous coverage of Owen Benjamin and Beartaria

To provide clarity and background to today’s article, “His Missouri bear heaven stumbling, Big Bear looking back to Ursa Rio,” I have compiled all the coverage I’ve published on Owen […]

Burn permits required beginning Friday

Idaho Burn Permits are required annually between May 10 and October 20. Obtaining a burn permit ensures your burn is in compliance with Idaho law (Idaho Code 38-115). Individuals living […]

Help needed on Firewood Rescue work day

Rich Feickert is the Boundary County guy of North Idaho Firewood Rescue, a group dedicated to ensuring that no one in Boundary or Bonner go without firewood because they can’t […]

Summer softball camp slated in Bonners Ferry

Many parents ask, “what is the best summer softball camp near me?” U.S. Softball Academy is the answer. USSA is the sister program of nationally renowned U.S. Baseball Academy, the […]

Commissioners’ meeting agenda – week of May 6

All times are tentative unless identified as a specific appointment or public hearing & the Board will address items on the agenda as they are completed, which may either shorten […]

Early voting for primary begins Monday

Early voting for the May 21, 2024 primary election will be available from Monday, May 6, to Friday, May 17, in every county that is conducting early voting. In Boundary […]

Flags to half staff Sunday for fallen firefighters

The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America’s fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded […]

Two legislative candidates forums set

Idaho District 1congressional candidates are set to appear at one of two forums scheduled at Covenant Bible Church, 56 Plato Drive at Three Mile, both at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, […]

VanGesen best qualified

I am writing this to encourage you to consider voting for Jon VanGesen for Boundary County Sheriff. I am one of the few residents of our county who has had […]

What Makes A Republican a Republican?

By Dorothy Moon IDGOP Chairwoman In Idaho, becoming a Republican is as easy as checking a box on a form, and we welcome all who support time-tested Republican values. What […]

What’s not a Republican? Dorothy Moon

By Mike Weland Publisher In her latest fantastical flight of delusional fancy, Idaho GOP chairwoman Dorothy Moon complains that it is as easy to become a Republican as checking a […]

Time to stop the real steal

This week a flyer arrived from Scott Herndon called “Stop the Steal!” In it Democrats are accused of working to return “liberal Jim Woodward” to office, along with a list […]

Herndon no friend to the farmer – Woodward is

Senator Herndon’s 2024 votes against Idaho agriculture and water are misaligned with District 1 constituents; not “Saving Idaho” as he promotes. Agriculture is Idaho’s largest industry. We’re the #1 U.S. […]

Seniors Center holding a yard sale

Help make a difference in the lives of seniors in our community! The   Bonners Ferry Seniors Center is selling several items that have become unnecessary clutter in hopes to free […]

Father and son duo make Badger history

By Piper Banning Badger Sports Reporter For Badger junior Asher Williams, the 2023/24 basketball season was special, filled as it was with remarkable achievements, including the Badger basketball team’s first […]

Missing twins found safe

12:28 p.m.: The two missing girls have been located and are uninjured. They were spotted by an alert resident on Polk Street in Bonners Ferry, who called Sheriff’s Dispatch when […]

People asked to stay clear of search area

Boundary County Search and Dive Rescue Team (BCSDRT) is currently leading a search for two twin 9-year-old girls who went missing some time early this morning in the area of […]

April a record month for 9B.News

9.B.News has logged 5,440,319 hits from 57,930 unique visitors so far in 2024, with a record 1.7-million plus hits coming in April, well over the previous high month of 1.3-million […]

Eight Badger juniors named Idaho Top Scholars

Bonners Ferry High School principal Lisa Iverson is pleased to present her school’s North Idaho College Idaho Top Scholars (l-r) Helene Rae, Morgan Tye, Sydney Hinthorn, Jesse Fess, Sydney Beckle, […]

Electioneering setback from polling sites increase

As primary election day 2024 draws near, Boundary County Clerk Glenda Poston wants to ensure county residents are aware of new electioneering setbacks from polling sites signed into law March […]

Seniors Hospitality Center reopening Monday

The Seniors Hospitality Center, 6635 Lincoln Street will reopen its doors on May 6, following a temporary closure after the discovery of significant management issues. An audit is now underway, […]

IPNF seeks to thin overly dense tree stands

The Idaho Panhandle National Forests is seeking feedback on a proposal to thin stands of young, densely stocked trees across the Priest Lake, Bonners Ferry, and Sandpoint Ranger Districts to […]

2024 Bonners Ferry DYW program a night to remember

By Piper Banning There was an amazing amount of talent in and around Bonners Ferry High School’s Becker Auditorium Saturday evening as 14 young women, all high school juniors, culminated […]

Kenneth Lee English

Kenneth Lee English, 82, was born May 6, 1941, in Bemidji, Minnesota, to Lynn and Gladys English. He graduated from Bonners Ferry High School in 1959 and joined the US […]

A tale of two candy stores

By Mike Weland A CNN headline today proclaims that more than 60% of voters say Joe Biden’s tenure as president has been a failure while Donald J. Trump’s four dismal […]

2024 legislative session review

By Representative Steve Berch The 2024 legislative session officially ended April 10. This newsletter reviews 66 bills from the session. That’s a lot to cover, but part of my job […]

Family in Friday fire lost everything

A Moyie Springs family stopped at the store on their way home Friday so they could spend the weekend at home, but when Rae Stindt opened the door of their […]

Stolley understands unique local challenges

I am writing this letter wholeheartedly supporting Travis Stolley’s bid to be elected for the position of Sheriff in Boundary County, Idaho. Having known Travis from birth, I can confidently […]

The right person for the job

When we vote in November, we want to be able to cast our vote for someone with substance. We want to choose someone who truly believes in our constitution and […]

Riley Kimball is Bonners Ferry’s 2024 DWY

  By Piper Banning Your Bonners Ferry Distinguished Young Woman of 2024 is Riley Kimball (left), 1st Runner Up: Sydney Hinthorn, 2nd Runner Up: Alexandra Fodge and 3rd Runner Up: […]

Voters deserve to know candidates support constitution, party platform

Every two years, the Idaho Republican Party asks primary candidates to sign the Integrity in Affiliation Form. This simply asks if candidates have read and support the Idaho State Constitution and the Idaho Republican Platform. By Dorothy Moon, with publisher’s rebuttal,

Does Herndon think we’re stupid?

In his latest scare-mongering mailer among all the other misleading assertions, Scott Herndon equates voting to form a committee to study the question of issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, […]

Riders and rodders help ease family’s burden

By Mike Weland Wednesday was special for a three-year-old Bonners Ferry boy and his family, coping with the very worst news any parent could ever have to face; “I’m sorry, […]

Everybody wins at BFHS donkey basketball gala

By Piper Banning and Mike Weland Photos by Martha Fowler The Bonners Ferry FFA Chapter brought the bray back to the Badger Den Wednesday night to showcase some of the […]

Colby takes it all in bowling league week 31

By Dolores Sweet Regina Colby took it all in week 31 of Tuesday’ Trouble ladies league bowling at Liberty Lanes; high scratch game 179, high scratch series 461, high handicap […]

Dust off the fishing rod

Old man winter has finally hit the bricks, and as the temperatures creep up fish get a little more active and Idaho Fish and Game stocking trucks start delivering more […]

Pearl Theater a gem with something for everyone

I have been reading some of the negative posts on social media about the Pearl Theater in Bonner’s Ferry. I have been deeply saddened by posts slamming the dedicated volunteers […]

Vote for people, values that make Idaho Idaho

I saw a comment written in the Herald a few weeks ago “Let’s make Idaho, Idaho.” I thought about that comment long and hard. What did that mean? Historically, Idahoans […]

Lylah Jean county’s Farm Bureau first baby spring

In observance of agriculture, spring and new beginnings, the Boundary County Farm Bureau Federation is delighted to announce the arrival of this year’s first baby of spring, Lylah Jean Aguirre […]

Three BCMS Badgers capture rare and elusive t-shirt

Lavelle Mayhew, Joan Moellmer and Julie Erikson, sixth, seventh and eighth grade respectively, were identified by Boundary County Middle School staff as being safe, civil and/or productive and were paid […]

Sauter represents Boundary County

Mark Sauter has been our Representative for the past two years and has proven that he truly represents us. In Boundary County, he visits often and is well known and […]

Davy Bryant sets his mind, brings home gold

In October, Davy Bryant, 41, Naples, traveled to Spokane and brought home medals after taking third place in men’s open bodybuilding and fourth in men’s physique in a qualifying round […]

Idaho getting $22.8-million SRS funding

U.S. Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch (both R-Idaho), along with Representative Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth, announced Idaho counties will receive a total of $22.8 […]

Vickie Ellis Forell

On Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Vickie Ellis Forell, a.k.a “Nana,” passed away peacefully at her home in Naples with her loving husband by her side. Nana loved traveling and going […]

Idaho flags to half staff for fallen deputy

Governor Brad Little ordered U.S. flags and State of Idaho flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Ada County Deputy Tobin Bolter who was shot while conducting a traffic […]

Supports Schuman for sheriff

I am writing to express our support for Dave Schuman, who is running for sheriff in our county. Constitutional Commitment: Dave Schuman understands the paramount importance of upholding constitutional principles. […]

Lady duffers win Eureka, boys fifth

By Piper Banning Badger Sports Reporter The Badgers played the course at Indian Springs Ranch and Wilderness Club Wednesday and Thursday in the Lincoln County High School Eureka, Montana, tournament, […]

Tribe, BPA seeking comment on refuge floodplain proposal

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is proposing to provide funding to the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho to restore floodplain connectivity to the Kootenai River historic floodplains within the Kootenai National Wildlife […]

Pearl Board statement on June pride event

Regarding the upcoming Pride event: This event is a rental as well as a collaboration for the elements that fit into our mission statement. The Historic Pearl Theater does not […]

Idaho voters are now the only check on GOP extremism

By Lauren Necochea Idaho Democratic Party Chair Our branches of government are designed to provide checks and balances. When the Idaho Legislature commits overreach, cruelty, or foolishness, the governor’s veto […]

Idaho’s spendiest primaries: a look at the numbers

Through March 31, incumbent Sen. Scott Herndon and challenger Jim Woodward have spent $132,162 ahead of the May 21 GOP primary. Anyone who has been following Idaho elections has been watching this Panhandle rematch between two Sagle Republicans.

Derrick and Cassie Alt welcome Lainey Leigh

Derrick and Cassie Alt, Mountain Home, Idaho, welcomed daughter Lainey Leigh Alt, their first child together, at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, she weighed seven pounds, two ounces, and she […]

Travis cares about the community

My name is Dale Anderson, and I am a retired police officer after roughly 29 years of service. I started my law enforcement career in the Salt Lake Valley in […]

Scott Herndon voted against help for veterans

In 2023 and 2024 Scott Herndon voted against funding Idaho’s Division of Veterans Services. He was one of only nine Senators voting against veterans. This Division supports County Veteran Service […]

GOP elites stabbing radicals in the back

By Dorothy Moon IDGOP Chairwoman In 1854, Americans from all walks of life gathered in churches, schoolhouses, and community centers to build what would become the Republican Party. Our party […]

Woodward listens

When I met Jim Woodward, I asked him why I should vote for him. After all, he is an Idaho conservative. He told me he would “listen to me.” I […]

Idaho absentee ballot tracking now online

A new feature on the Idaho Secretary of State’s elections website allows users to track the status of absentee ballots statewide (as of close of business Wednesday, 25,121 absentee ballots […]

Travis Stolley will police neighborly

I support Travis Stolley for Boundary County Sheriff. In listening to the candidates and reviewing their websites, some things seem appealing on the surface, but others are deeply concerning. I […]

Peggy Louise (Althauser) Weyer

Peggy Louise (Althauser) Weyer passed away on April 12, 2024, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born April 6, 1949 in Centralia, Washington, to Donald and Frances […]

Kathryn Larson launches House campaign in county

By Clarice McKenney Sagle resident Kathryn Larson engaged with Boundary County residents in downtown Bonners Ferry in her bid for the Idaho House of Representatives on April 16. Larson, the […]

Jamie Delano Lockman

Jamie Delano Lockman, 89, died April 16, 2024, at Bonner General Hospital in Sandpoint. Jamie was born on December 10, 1934, in Bonners Ferry, the son of Lester and Hilma […]

Expect delays at McArthur Lake beginning Monday

As of April the bridge abutments and pier, which serve as foundations for the bridge itself, are nearing completion on US Highway 95 near McArthur Lake. Once these are finished the […]

Passport processing to halt for election

Due to the expected increase of traffic and workload in the office for the upcoming primary election, the Boundary County Clerk’s office will suspend all passport application processing from May […]

Enough with innuendo

In response to Mary Ollie’s recent letter, “Numbers do not statistics make,” a statement is made that out-of-state contributions to Mr. Stolley are less than four-percent and Mr. VanGesen’s are […]

Highest recommendation for Stolley

Hello citizens of Boundary County. I am writing to you regarding the election campaign of Travis Stolley for the Office of Sheriff. Though he is currently an active member of […]

Woodward serves all constituents, not narrow few

As residents of the Bonners Ferry community, we have known Jim Woodward, his wife Brenda, and their respective families for decades. Jim and Brenda are exemplary individuals in their personal […]

Saving our Republican soul

By Sandy Patano Co-founder North Idaho Republicans Former Vice Chair Idaho Republican Party Lifelong Republican This year’s May 21 primary presents not just a contest of names and faces, but […]

Numbers do not statistics make

A recent letter by Bud Franklinson caught my interest as statistics is one of my favorite subjects and an area that I’ve used throughout my career. The Idaho Secretary of […]

Carl Joseph Vinton

Carl Joseph Vinton, 76, Bonners Ferry, Idaho, passed away on April 7, 2024, after a long battle with diabetes. He was born on February 18, 1948, the third of 14 […]

Please don’t take Food Bank boxes!

Somebody apparently helped themselves to the large empty boxes at the Community Action Partnership Food Bank, 6665 Main Street, Bonners Ferry, curtailing how much food they are able to bring […]

Interesting donation information

I recently did some research into local candidates donations using the Idaho Sunshine Database. After this research, I have a few questions: What is Boundary Educational Services Int.? This entity, […]

Young Badgers hosting Sunday football

This Sunday Boundary County youth sports will host a tournament of seven on seven one hand touch football, with fifth through eighth graders from as far away as Coeur d’Alene, […]

Calm, quiet … Stolley can be counted on

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Yellowstone takes it all in week 29

By Dolores Sweet Denise Crichton got high scratch game 185, high scratch series 440, high handicap game 263 and second high handicap series 674 to lead the Tuesday’s Trouble ladies […]

Stolley has served his country and his community

With nine years of service in the U.S. Marine Corps and four deployments during the Iraq/Afghanistan wars, Travis Stolley has served his country well. He and his family understand the […]

Let’s keep Idaho IDAHO

By Jim Woodward Candidate, Idaho Senate District 1 The My 21 primary election is six weeks away and a messaging mantra is surfacing from ultra-conservatives warning voters to Keep Idaho […]

IDPR seeks to fill advisory committee vacancies

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) seeks volunteers to fill vacancies on Advisory Committees that improve outdoor recreation offerings across Idaho. Candidates are being sought in the following […]

Larry Ray Wycoff

Larry Ray Wycoff passed away Friday, April 5, 2024. Larry was born July 14, 1962, in Moscow, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date. He spent is youth […]

Jesse Schmitz home, facing long road to healing

After 17 days hospitalization at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene following a two-vehicle head-on collision on Highway 95 near Elmira March 27, Jesse Schmitz, now a grandpa, is back home, […]

Lazlo is home to rest with his family

UPDATE: Within moments of learning that help was needed, three of Boundary County’s most adventurous outdoorsmen and explorers, Genny, Kale and Pat, called, geared up and were on the way. […]

Marian Rosalie Rosco

Marian Rosco passed away peacefully on January 14, 2024 at her residence in Sandpoint. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at United Methodist Church, 6568 […]

Spring OHV classes tentatively set

The Boundary County Sheriff’s Office will once again offer an OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) training course for youth this spring in time for off-rod fun through the summer. Idaho State law […]

Clearing up some of the speculation

By Dave Schuman I’m a candidate for the elected office of Sheriff in Boundary County, Idaho. After I declared my candidacy, and after a law enforcement career spanning decades with […]

The never-ending session

By Steve Berch Idaho Congressman A legislative session officially ends when the House and Senate each declare Sine Die, which in Latin literally means “end of day.” Legislatively, it means […]

Local lakes getting stocked with rainbows

Idaho Fish and Game crews are busy these days across the state, stocking lakes with around 225,000 catchable rainbow trout. Over 33,000 of the 10 to 12 fish will be […]

Voting Mark Sauter

Most of us want our elected representatives to be hard-working, effective, and responsive to us, their constituents. Our current State Representative from District 1A is just that. That’s why I’m […]

Mountain View Christian School capture eclipse

Students in Miss Jantz sixth grade class at Mountain View Christian School used a paper cup with a pinhole in the bottom, tilted onto a flat surface, to safely capture […]

New numbers for Idaho DMV

Beginning today, April 8, Idahoans will need to dial new phone numbers to reach the Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The DMV has new phone service provider which required […]

The answer is Jon VanGesen

Boundary County is an amazing place that my wife and I are proud to call home. The decent people, the land and the freedom to live how we like under […]

A hateful and loathful response revisited

By Mike Weland Publisher In the wake of news last week of a three-day queer pride event this June, I was compelled by the comments to add an addendum to […]

VanGesen the only candidate with command experience

After attending the debate, reviewing the websites and Facebook Pages of the three candidates for Boundary County Sheriff, it surprised me that only one candidate has any incident command level […]

Badgers split doubleheader with Kellogg

By Piper Banning Badger Sports Reporter The Badger boys dominated Kellogg in the opening game of a home doubleheader Wednesday, shutting out the Wildcats 9-0, but gave up the second […]