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Updated 1 week, 5 days ago

This Week In History - Sept. 22, 2022

The Readers Club held their opening meeting and annual reception to the teachers of Bonners Ferry at the home of...

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
This November, pick a candidate of character

Character counts! When I go into the voting booth to select someone who will represent me, I want a person of character. Steve Johnson’s announcement to run a District 1 Senate write-in candidate against Scott He...

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
Player is a credit to himself, team, community

I watched a varsity player, No. 21, standing by the JV players encouraging and mentoring them. For a very brief instant, I also saw him glance back to the bleachers. There in the stands was a very old gentleman, ...

Updated 5 days, 5 hours ago
To sleep, perchance to dream

"To sleep, perchance to dream. Ay, there's the rub!" Borrowing line from Shakespeare's “Hamlet”, I also awoke from a poignant dream. Maybe you know what the symbolism might mean.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Base vote of facts, not fear

Terry Betsher, in his September 15 letter, writes, “Let’s talk facts instead of fluff.” Let’s go there. Fact – Tim Bertling knows the duties and responsibilities of being a county commissioner

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
If you don't like the library, start your own

I suggest the people who have moved into Boundary County the last few years and dislike the public library's material, personal, and board policies start their own private library. You can have only the books and...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Fioravanti is the person for the job

Steve Fioravanti is the person for county commissioner. He won by a majority of the vote. Period.

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Write-in Tim Bertling for county commissioner

As a 61-year resident of Boundary County, I have always been proud of my community. Recently, I have been saddened by disruptive and even intimidating behavior that is hateful. This has no place in my community.

Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Vote for Johnson and against extremism

Do you want more extremists in Idaho government? That’s what we’ll get unless enough moderate voters pay attention to the November election, and vote Steve Johnson, not Scott Herndon, for Idaho Senator.

Updated 1 month ago
Attacks against library filled with irony

Congratulations Bonners Ferry, now you’ve made international news. Last week the story of our library was carried in The Guardian and Yahoo News.

Updated 1 month ago
'Dangerous' places like library needed, deserve support

This past week It came to my attention thot the Bonners Ferry Library, its board of trustees and its director have been the focus of protests and threats, culminating in the resignation of the director.

Updated 1 month ago
Debate is parental rights issue, not library books

Please, let us be honest about the Boundary County Library director resigning … it was not about "extremists" or books. It was about how her management of the institution highly elevated the risk of adverse claim...

Updated 1 month ago
Bertling represents community's traditional values

It was like Christmas in August to see that Tim Bertling is running a “write-in” campaign as county commissioner.

Updated 1 month ago
Halt false conservatives' fictional narrative with vote for Bertling

The hometown that I’ve returned to is nearing a tipping point. Yes, I’m fed up with Biden, inflation, and cancel culture but I’m equally concerned that many in our community have fallen into a trap set by fraudul...