This Week In Boundary County History

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100 Years Ago

Floyd R. Block, an ore truck driver for the Idaho-Continental Mining Co., hauling ore from the mine to Porthill, was killed about 8:30 on Wednesday morning, when his truck went over an embankment.

Senator W.S. Walker and Representative A.J. Kent left yesterday for Boise to attend the special session of the legislature called to convene tomorrow for the purpose of ratifying the constitutional amendment for women’s suffrage.

Miss Dorothy Spurling entertained the teachers of the Bonners Ferry schools at her home in Park Addition Saturday night at a dancing and card party.

50 Years Ago

Testimony at ICC hearing on abandonment of the KV line indicates that the loss of the line would mean an extra economic burden for the county.

Doug Hawkins and his father, Ed, reopen the former Don’s Café, calling it Doug’s Litehouse.

Fire damages the Paradise Valley home of Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Drake.

15 Years Ago

Sixteen year old Bonners Ferry H.S. junior, Jordann Dennis, got the chance of a lifetime when she visited Washington, D.C. as part of Presidential Classroom — a civic education program that introduces students to the behind-the-scenes decision making processes in the Capitol.

Hunters of Idaho moose can take more than one moose in a lifetime beginning with the 2005 season.

Local Zions Bank customers will get more local branches in which to do business when it becomes Mountain West Bank.

— 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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