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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jesse and Maria are grandparents!!

She came one day later than expected, missing her due date and grandpa Jesse Schmitz’s 49th birthday Thursday by just under 24 hours, but nobody is complaining! Lorelai Avril Peconga […]

Curley Creek kids enjoy exciting Easter Egg hunt

The weather was about perfect and the turnout excellent for the Curley Q’s, in conjunction with the Road Runners  4-H club, to put together an excellent Easter Hunt at Curley […]

Barb and me

By Clarice McKenney My first acquaintance when I moved to far-north Boundary County, Idaho was Barb Brown, and through the quarter of a century as next-door neighbors, we became the […]

Five from county graduate U of I

A total of 574 degrees were awarded to 562 students at the University of Idaho. In-person ceremonies were December 9 in Moscow. The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, […]

9B Quilters warm hearts at the Restorium

The residents at the Boundary Community Restorium were treated warmly last week when activities director Joy Liljestam brought in boxes of beautiful quilts sewn by the gracious and wonderful 9B […]

A special day for the Belle of Bonners Ferry

A near miracle occurred in Bonners Ferry as staff and patrons at the Bonners Ferry Senior Center managed to surprise the inimitable and irrepressible gem of Boundary County, Marciavee Cossette, […]

Sally Olson competes in second district spelling bee

On Saturday, Salisia “Sally” Olson, the daughter of Heather and Troy Olson and an eighth grader at Boundary County Middle School, competed for the second time at the Regional Spelling […]

Having fun at Fiber Fest

During this year’s Fiber Fest, more than a dozen local crafters working in a variety of natural fibers demonstrated and taught their skills to a sizeable group of visitors at our museum Saturday, February 10. Marsha Semar is a frequent, longtime exhibitor at the Saturday Market.

Underhill on deans list at Oklahoma Staate

Cassidy Underhill, a 2023 Bonners Ferry High School graduate and the daughter of Michael and Denise Underhill, Moyie Springs, earned Dean’s List honors for the fall semester at Oklahoma State […]

Two Senators, two academies, Ana Chase gets three nominations

Ana Chase, born in Hawaii and soon to be a Bonners Ferry High School graduate, has been nominated by two U.S. Senators to not one but two of the nation’s the U.S. Military Academies, with Senator Mike Crapo nominating her for the U.S. Naval Academy and Senator Jim Risch nominating her for appointments to both the Naval Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

U of I Dean’s List honors to 19 local students

Thomas Hubbell Zachary Callos Xavier Naranjo Victoria Rae Sky Reinhardt Rose Owens Macy McIntyre Katelyn Hutchinson Falisha Elliston Eika Willis Cory Clairmont Colton Hubbell Brooklynn Jolley Ambur Robbins Alex Stella […]

Time to invite community back to the Restorium

Joy Liljestam is a true believer in the power of activity. She was activities director at a Colorado assisted living facility for eight years before retirement. She and her husband, […]

A long tail about old noodle soup; or how much is that chicken in the Mesozoic?

I came to the Boundary County Restorium on a rainy Wednesday, November 15, nervous. Scared. Trying to put on the air of Cool Hand Luke as the Restorium bus pulled up and I rode my chair to the side, waiting for the door to open. Not where I pictured I’d be when I grew up, but here I was … make the best of it. Be smart, capable. Look cool as is possible and make the best of it. I allowed a damp mist to converge and mingle with my tears as I waited to board the conveyance that would carry me away to “The Home.” I’d seen “Happy Gilmore.” Above all else, boy … be cool

Badgley graduates top of his class

Boundary County Sheriff’s Detention Deputy Joseph Badgley recently graduated from the Idaho Detention Academy in Meridian at the Idaho Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy at the top of his class of 32. “We are very fortunate to have him working as a detention deputy with the Boundary County Sheriff’s Office,” sheriff Dave Kramer said.

Beckers celebrate 45 years together

Dr. Marty Becker and Teresa Burkholder were married 45 years ago Wednesday, December 27, at United Methodist Church in Bonners Ferry. It was special place, where Teresa had been baptized, […]

Former Troy mayor finalist to manage Sedona

Out of over 100 applicants, former Troy mayor and business owner Darren Coldwell is one of four finalists to become city manager of Sedona, Arizona, a city of around 9,700 […]

Willis completes Army basic training

Private Henry Willis, a 2023 graduate of Bonners Ferry High School and the son of Hannah Sucsy and Hank Willis, both of Bonners Ferry, completed the U.S. Army basic training […]