This Week In Boundary County History

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100 Years Ago

The members of the Boundary County Fish and Game Protective Association held a meeting at which a great deal of important business was taken care of. One of the most important matters discussed was the creating of a game preserve northwest of town to be stocked with elk from Montana or Wyoming.

The board of county commissioners is calling for bids for the construction of a ferry boat which will be used at Porthill.

Fire, of an unknown origin, destroyed over 40 tons of hay stored in Frank Clapp’s barn.

50 Years Ago

Fire damaged the garage and adjoining portions of Dr. G.O. Ugstad’s Veterinary Clinic.

Valley View students contributed generously to aid fellow student Gary Johnson, who is ailing from an eye injury.

The Doug McGlocklin Fund donated a copy machine to the county library.

15 Years Ago

The City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize Mayor Darrell Kerby to sign a contract with Verizon, allowing the telecommunications company to rent a 30 x 50 foot parcel of land to build a cell phone tower.

Five Eighth graders from Boundary Co. Junior High have been accepted into the “People To People World Leadership Forum” in Washington, D.C. this April. Gregory Taggert, John Wakkinen, Alicia Hedrick, Robert Baker, and Molly McClintock were nominated for the honor- based on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement, and leadership potential.

750 non-perishable food items were collected for the Bonners Ferry High School’s food drive.

— Submitted by the Boundary County Museum

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