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Bonner County History
Society and Museum
611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864
50 years ago
Apr. 19, 1972 – HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
Pep Club has chosen a committee to take charge of the Senior Tea, scheduled for May 19 after Class Day. The co-chairs are Kathy Kotschevar and Sue Doak.
Committees have been chosen for the preparation of the senior ball on April 29. Terry Johnson is the Chief Chairman.
SUE HANSON 2ND IN THE OGE COMPETITION
Sue Hanson, editor of the SHS student newspaper, The Cedar Post, was a finalist for the Outstanding Girl Editor of the Year in Idaho award at the U of I’s annual journalism conference. part of the many awards won by Cedar Post in the competition. The paper was rated “excellent” by conference judges and was also named the third-best in the state for feature writing and sports writing. In individual competition, runner-up Eddie Sue Judy won third place in sports writing.
COUNCIL LEADS WAY FOR NEW HOSPITAL
Sandpoint City Council paved the way for construction of the new 46-bed Bonner General Hospital building adjacent to the current hospital, by approving Ordinance 411, freeing up parts of the area’s streets and lanes for allow the construction of the new building.
CURRIER APPOINTED TO AIRPORT POST
Charles E. Currier was appointed manager of Sandpoint Municipal Airport effective May 10. He will succeed Dan Converse. Currier operates a flight school and charter service at the airport.
100 years ago
Pend d’Oreille Review
April 19, 1922 – NEWS FROM SAGLE
Mr Ellis is ‘in batches’ at school this week because the roads have been badly washed out.
Mr. and Mrs. JW Hustead have returned home and are currently living in a tent. They expect to build when the weather is nicer.
Hudson’s super-six bus line made its maiden trip to the Armstead mine on Saturday, leaving the Idaho hotel at 6:45 a.m. Regular trips to Bonners Ferry will begin soon.
The Armstead Mine has half a dozen carloads of concentrates ready to be shipped as soon as road conditions permit truck handling to Sagle.
Bonner Meat Company received a double deck of hogs from Aurora, Neb., on Wednesday for the packing plant, the second load of hogs for the local company this month from Nebraska. There were 118 pigs in this shipment, weighing an average of 236 pounds each.
FAILURE OF SCHOOL OBLIGATIONS IN KOOTENAI
The school bond election in Kootenai on Tuesday resulted in a defeat for the proposed $35,000 bond issue to build a high school. The vote was 100 in favor and 166 against.
SIR. TENANT, BUY THIS
34 acres, 3 blocks from Kootenai School; ideal for chickens and cows; handy for the rotunda and car shops; City water; $3400; terms, WP Bowen.
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