This Week In Bonners Ferry History

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100 Years Ago

The Class of 1919 were presented with diplomas last Friday. Those receiving diplomas were Hubert MacNamara, Verle Crissey, Agnes Rookey, Stephana Lynch, Monna Benner, Joseph Rabdau, Mildred Brown, Bryan Dunning, Catherine Crocker, and Adah Plato.

Highland Flats and Naples School districts were consolidated last week hoping that better results for the students will be obtained. $8000 worth of school bonds for the construction and equipment of a new school at Copeland have been purchased by the State of Idaho. The Copeland people recently selected the site of the new building. It should be ready for use by the next term and will have 2 teachers.

Hawks Drug Store has “mosquito powder to burn in your room to drive mosquitoes away.”

50 Years Ago

The heavy mosquito population is being sprayed. Doug Cox, who has been in charge of the operation for two years, says that breeding conditions are ideal because of the high water this year. Cox and his assistant, Dick Hollenbeck, are working most days and evenings but until we can get it under control, all we can do is give our blood, scratch, and apply repellant.

Legion baseball, coached by Dan Meddock, won two games. They beat Moscow on Saturday and Kalispell on Monday.

The Jaycee’ 6th annual track meet was held at Valley View School recently. Outstanding boy athlete went to Mark Beatty and outstanding girl went to Colleen Mercer.

15 Years Ago

Second Chance Animal Adoption is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 and operated entirely by volunteers. During these years volunteers have cared for more than 900 dogs and 350 cats.

Members of the B.F. Rotary Club recently completed its first community project at the city swimming pool. They built a 16x42 foot shelter with a concrete pad.

— Submitted by the Boundary County Museum

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