This Week In Boundary County History

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100 Years Ago

This week Mrs. Caroline W. Flood, County Superintendent of Schools, will turn over to the schools details of the U.S. Army school contest, which is open to all schools.

The transformer for the new street lighting system for Bonners Ferry arrived last week and was installed on the city’s lots at the north end of Main St.

W.F. Kinnear was in Spokane on Thursday buying new stocks of merchandise and attending to other business matters.

50 Years Ago

Jonathan Zachary Borg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Borg, is the winner of the First Baby of the Year contest.

Mrs. Lon Huggins heads the March of Dimes “Mothers March.”

The county budget has been set by the commissioners at $1.3 million.

15 Years Ago

Members of the Boundary Co. School District Restructuring Committee started throwing out ideas last Thursday to reduce the District’s deficit.

Donations from six businesses have bumped the “Raise the Flag Fund” over the halfway mark to $18,000.

Students at Boundary Co. Jr. High competed in a penny war to raise money for the Red Cross Tsunami Relief Fund. Several teachers volunteered to take a pie in the face for this worthy cause.

— Submitted by the Boundary County Museum

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February 13, 2020 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald Coming Events: KVRI Grizzly Bear Sub-Committee Meeting: Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. at the Kootenai Tribal Office. Info: Rhonda Vogl, 208-267-3519, ext 551, or email rvogl@kootenai.org Thursday, Feb. 13 Ge...

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February 13, 2020 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald The Silver Grille Café was opened in 1945, in the Hotel Casey, by Charlie Kelson who had purchased the hotel building in 1942. Kelson sold the building to Mr. Chisholm in 1946, but retained ownership...

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This Week In Boundary County History

February 13, 2020 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald 100 Years Ago William Eaton, “The Father of Bonners Ferry,“ died Friday at his home. The deceased was 90 years old. He came to this district 32 years ago and was one of the first white men to settl...

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February 13, 2020 at 6:00 am | Bonners Ferry Herald • Drivers playing dodge-the-potholes on Highway 95. • Tony R. was OK as long as he stayed puffed up while out on the ice. • Rockey B. wishes Marty and Teresa B. a Happy Valentine’s D...

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