100 Years Ago
Miss Margaret Wolf, daughter of C.F. Wolf, and Melvin M. Dehlbom, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dehlbom of Copeland, were married Saturday morning in Sandpoint. They plan to make their home here.
W.M. Meader has been appointed County Probation Officer and during the past week has been rounding up children who are not attending school. He has also been visiting pool halls in search of loiterers under 20 years of age.
Mrs. E. Boileau of the Park Addition returned home on Saturday evening and found a burglar in her home. She armed herself with a stick of firewood and chased him away. The burglar was not identifiable, but was wearing a mackinaw and rubber over shoes. He managed to make off with a revolver and a box of shells.
50 Years Ago
Pete Miller, Kathy Yount, and Dawn Remington have been named Outstanding Teenagers of America for 1970. The will compete with other winners in the state for the Governor’s Trophy.
Linda Davidson was named Junior Miss and crowned by Debbie Smith, the outgoing Junior Miss.
An audit of the city’s petty cash shows a surplus of $566,609.27.
A local sailor, Machinist Mate Second Class Dennis A. Jones is serving aboard the USS Hornet, the primary recovery ship for the Apollo 12 moon mission. The carrier is positioned near the splash down point 385 miles east of American Samoa.
15 Years Ago
The first performance of “The Nutcracker” in Bonners Ferry delighted young and old alike in the sold out Becker Auditorium.
For the 14th year in a row, the Three Mile Café is holding a special Thanksgiving celebration for area residents. The annual event has helped thousands of people have a happy holiday.
A Bonners Ferry High School freshman used his time and talents to help bring the spirit of Christmas to the community. Spencer Pauls, 14, hung lights on about 20 trees in downtown Bonners Ferry. He also helped create new decorations that will hang from light poles on the South Hill as well as downtown.
— Submitted by the Boundary County Museum