This Week In Boundary County History

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100 Years Ago

A deal was closed yesterday by the real estate firm of Kent and McGlockin whereby the John Hamren residence on the Northside was sold to J.W. Jeffries, the consideration being $2,000.

Contractor R.E. Clapp has completed the new schoolhouse at Copeland and it is now being occupied by the children of the district.

Ice in the Kootenai River is not safe now for horses to cross and it is likely that a channel will be cut soon so the ferry can be used.

50 Years Ago

The school district announced that it is postponing moving into the new high school building until next fall.

The March of Dimes Crusade has begun.

Three Mile Café and Mt. Hall School were broken into, resulting in a loss of cash and merchandise.

15 Years Ago

Boundary County is seeing more economic growth then it has in more than a decade, judging by taxable sales. End of the year taxable sales were up by 21 percent.

Badger boys squeak by Timberlake High School with a score of 78-63.

Awaiting help from police, five Amtrak passengers restrained an intoxicated and violent man who struck the conductor twice and disturbed the peace.

— 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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From the Archives

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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