Until you have a chance to come into the Museum to see the Historical Society’s collection of logging tools, here are a few photos from the archives of Bonners Ferry area logging activities.
100 Years Ago in Boundary County 1920 – 2020 Compiled by H. Kent Since the 100th anniversary of the first Boundary County Fair is being commemorated in 2020, it is only seems proper that life in general in Boundary County
Museum Musings: Origins of the County Fair By: Gini Woodward One of the oldest county events is replaying this week, the Boundary County Fair. True to the tradition, it is “Where We Gather,” and have for nearly one hundred
by Howard Kent In 1897 when parties of surveyors were observed in the area, rumors of another railroad began to circulate. The rumors became fact the following year. The Kootenai Valley Railroad, a subsidiary of the Great Northern Railroad, connected
By HOWARD KENT 2016 will soon become memories for the history books. I cannot help but harken back 100 years ago and recall some of the events that took place in Boundary County. We became Boundary County in 1915 and
Today’s Tale – KHQ Radio Appearance of Bonners Ferry Mayor Fry Doing research, I found an article from the March 16, 1933 BF Herald. “In the splendid half hour radio address delivered over Station KHQ in Spokane on Sunday, March
1864 -2014 by Howard Kent Historian, Boundary County Museum Did you know that on December 22, 2014, the Ferry at Bonners Ferry will be 150 years old? Following is a brief history how the event came about. In 1863, gold