This week in history
100 years ago
HE Henry is exhibiting samples of gold, silver and lead ore this week which were recently discovered about a mile and a half north of the Bethlehem gold mines. The property is owned by Mr. Henry, AJ Kent and WH Brant.
HH Hughes, director of the city’s water and light services, says work has resumed on the construction of the city’s new power station on the Moyie River.
Eugene R. Campbell, son of OH Campbell, and Miss Ruth Lozier, daughter of EM Lozier, were married at 6.30 a.m. Saturday morning at the bride’s home, Reverend ER Henderson officiating.
The Bonners Ferry baseball club once again demonstrated its superiority over the Sandpoint Tigers last Sunday by winning the Sandpoint field with a score of 9 to 1.
50 years ago
Joe Acuff, an assessor from Coeur d’Alene, was in town Monday to assess the site for the proposed Bonners Ferry golf course.
School District No. 101 administrators confirmed Monday night the appointment of Richard Hollenbeck as head basketball coach and athletic director at Bonners Ferry High School.
Several new attractions have been added to Kootenai River Days. New events include a calf-tying and calf-roping contest for businessmen, an animal race for children, dances and songs by members of the Kootenai Indian tribe, and a water fight by volunteer firefighters.
15 years ago
For the past 14 years, Bonners Ferry Veterinary Clinic has held the annual National Pet Week Poster Contest. This year’s winners are Sarah Walker, Kimberly Kramer, Keanen Hurst, Ryan Merritt, Kaevin Whitmore and Mackenzie Mendenhall.
Riverside Alternative High School graduated six students. The graduates are: Dallas Thornburgh, Jessie Rodgers, Jessica Castillo, Kasie Russell, Ilaura Fleck and Kenny Runyan.
On Friday night, badgers of all ages gathered on the grill at Kenny Mendenhall Stadium for the fun, playing their annual game of touch football to keep the glory days alive and the bragging rights that come with them.
— Submitted by the Boundary County Museum