Boundary County Newswire

Boundary County Newswire

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  1. Four-day school week not a big money-saver, study in Idaho finds - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... school week; that number has grown from just 14 school districts and two charter schools in 2008-09. Boundary County is among the largest school districts in the state on a four-day school week. It went to the four-day schedule in 2005 due to budget ...

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  2. Study finds Idaho's 4-day school weeks don't save money, ed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... school week; that number has grown from just 14 school districts and two charter schools in 2008-09. Boundary County is among the largest school districts in the state on a four-day school week. It went to the four-day schedule in 2005 due to budget ...

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  3. Rabid bat found dead on Priest Lake shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... 11 bats in Idaho tested positive for rabies in 2014. They said one was from Kootenai County and one was from Boundary County. The last case of rabies in Idaho was reported in 1978. Take precautions when camping, hunting or fishing. Avoid sleeping on ...

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  4. Bakers Camp fire now 60 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | KREM-TV Spokane

    BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - Fire crews said Thursday they have about 60 percent containment on the Bakers Camp fire located 18 miles northwest of Bakers Camp fire now 60 percent contained BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - Fire crews said Thursday they have about 60 percent containment on the Bakers Camp fire located 18 miles northwest of Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1INgXFz BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho - Fire crews said Thursday they have about 60 percent containment on the Bakers Camp fire located 18 miles northwest of Bonners Ferry. Officials said the fire began on July 1 after a lightning strike.

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  5. Bullfrogs Terrorize NW AmphibiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... the road. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist didn't realize it on that rainy, autumn night in Boundary County, but he was witnessing American bullfrogs' aggressive, northward expansion. Bullfrogs, known for their distinctive croak, are ...

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  6. Amphibious invasion: Bullfrogs threaten native Northwest species - Tue, 07 Jul 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Spokesman-Review

    Several years ago, Michael Lucid pulled to the side of the highway to watch hundreds of frogs hopping across the road. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologist didn't realize it on that rainy, autumn night in Boundary County, but he was witnessing American bullfrogs' aggressive, northward expansion.

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  7. GPS workshop to be held in Bonners Ferry on August 8thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the University of Idaho Extension Office in Boundary County (6447 Kootenai - behind the courthouse in Bonners Ferry). Those wishing to participate should pre-register by Friday, July 31st ...

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  8. Lightning-sparked fire burning northwest of Bonners Ferry - Mon, 06 Jul 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... of Bonners Ferry. Conditions at the Bakers Camp Fire are hot and windy in steep terrain, a news release from Boundary County said. No structures are threatened. Some 58 firefighters are working the fire with air assistance, including helicopters and ...

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  9. West Nile virus confirmed in Gem County mosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... the first year that West Nile was detected in the northern Panhandle of the state, with a mosquito pool from Boundary County testing positive for the virus. In 2006, Idaho led the nation in West Nile human illnesses with almost 1,000 infections, ...

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  10. West Nile Virus Discovered In Western IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... the first year that West Nile was detected in the northern Panhandle of the state, with a mosquito pool from Boundary County testing positive for the virus. In 2006, Idaho led the nation in West Nile human illnesses with almost 1,000 infections, ...

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  11. Inland Northwest volunteer programs step in when caregivers need a break - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. She needed a purpose, a way to care for others and not dwell on her own health.

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  12. Idaho family's dogs shot after being mistaken for wolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A North Idaho family recently said goodbye to a beloved pet after it was mistakenly shot while out on a hike in Boundary County. Jim Rosauer, his wife Lisa and their two Husky-Malamute mixes Osar and Kenai were coming back from a hike when they heard a loud bang.

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  13. Idaho Family's Dogs Shot After Being Mistaken for Wolves While on a HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | KNDU

    A North Idaho family recently said goodbye to a beloved pet after it was mistakenly shot while out on a hike in Boundary County. Jim Rosauer, his wife Lisa and their two Husky-Malamute mixes Osar and Kenai were coming back from a hike when they heard a loud bang.

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  14. Dog mistaken for wolf is shot and killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | KBCI CBS 2

    ... n about 180 yards away with a gun. The man apologized to Rosauer and said he told his son to shoot the wolf. Boundary County Sheriff Greg Sprungl confirmed that the shooting is under investigation, but said no charges have been filed.

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  15. Family dog mistaken for wolf shot and killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... was also injured from the same bullet. That dog was shot in the leg and is expected to recover. According to Boundary County Sheriff Greg Sprungl, the shooting is under investigation. Idaho's wolf season on federal lands closed March 31. Hunters ...

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  16. Dog, mistaken for wolf, shot and killed by teenager in North Idaho - Fri, 22 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... their 19-year-old son. "The man said to me, 'Sorry. It's my fault. I told him (the son) to shoot the wolf.'" Boundary County Sheriff Greg Sprungl confirmed that the shooting is under investigation, but said no charges have been filed. The sheriff's ...

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  17. Sandpoint shaken by 4-plus magnitude quakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Daily Townsman

    ... p.m., was centred 38 miles north-northeast of Hayden. In Bonners Ferry, about 30 miles north of Sandpoint, Boundary County emergency dispatcher Brad Stalcup said he was among those who felt the first jolt. "I'm in a concrete building and the train ...

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  18. N. Idaho shaken by two 4-plus magnitude quakes; no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... p.m., was centered 38 miles north-northeast of Hayden. In Bonners Ferry, about 30 miles north of Sandpoint, Boundary County emergency dispatcher Brad Stalcup said he was among those who felt the first jolt. "I'm in a concrete building and the train ...

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  19. N. Idaho shaken by two 4-plus magnitude quakesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Central Ohio

    ... p.m., was centered 38 miles north-northeast of Hayden. In Bonners Ferry, about 30 miles north of Sandpoint, Boundary County emergency dispatcher Brad Stalcup said he was among those who felt the first jolt. "I'm in a concrete building and the train ...

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  20. Idaho lawmakers honor Shawn KeoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    BOISE One North Idaho senator got a surprise on the final night of the legislative session she was honored for becoming the longest-serving female senator in the history of the state. Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, who has served for 20 years, said she found out she's also the longest-serving senator from Bonner and Boundary counties, of either gender.

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