Bonner Area Background – Aug. 21, 2022

August 21, 2022

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half a century Ago

Sandpoint News-Bulletin


The recently created Bonner Area fairgrounds exterior field was formally opened up for company last Sunday throughout the mid-day section of the yearly 4-H equine program. Joining the bow reducing event were Bonner Area Fair board Chairman Bob Timber, equine program court Floyd Gephart, as well as region county agent Raynold Davis. The field fencing was created throughout the previous 3 weeks by volunteers from the neighborhood.



Wendy Woodland was evaluated champ bareback equitation biker by court Floyd Gephart. Providing her some rigid competitors was Randy Wilcox that won the book champion. Miss Woodland belongs to the Little bits n Parts 4-H Club, while Miss Wilcox is registered in the Brush Rats. Both will certainly take on 17 various other Bonner Area young people at the North Idaho Area Steed Program in Coeur d’Alene Saturday. Taking on them in bareback equitation will certainly be Kim McCandless of the Schweitzer Valley Population, Robin Maloney of the Clark Fork Lightning Club as well as Patti Bennett as well as Laurel Berger of the Selle Satellites.



After greater than 140 4-H equine participants had actually been executed the speeds, 2 were granted the grand as well as book champion in suitable revealing at the 4-H equine program. Winning the leading area was Laurel Berger of the Selle Satellites. Kim Lewis of the Schweitzer Valley Population is book champ.

100 Years Ago

Pend d’Oreille Evaluation

Aug. 21, 1922 – MILL ERASED BY FIRE!

Fire, beginning in the planing shed of the A.C. White Lumber plant at Laclede Thursday evening, in a couple of hrs erased all devices of the plant as well as totally damaged both the primary backyards, with 17,000,000 feet of the finest quality made western white ache, as well as the lath backyards. Likewise damaged were the residence of W.J. Hodge, the firm home inhabited by Thomas Vandervort, the boarding home as well as the bunkhouse. The firm shop was conserved after hrs of Huge initiative. The loss amounts to concerning $700,000, the most awful solitary blaze in Bonner region background.



The woodland fire which recently reviewed the top of the hill south of Competition factor as well as damaged significant home at the Sam Smart cattle ranch additionally wore out 5 or 6 bridges as well as culverts on the brand-new Container Bay roadway, which is currently unfinished. The loss to the region as well as area will certainly have to do with $1000.

Sandpoint saw its very first vacationer radio clothing the other day when 2 females of Chicago stopped briefly at a neighborhood filling up terminal to restore their gas as well as oil as well as transform a tire while on a cross nation journey to Oakland, Cal. Throughout the top of their Auburn Beauty-Six visiting auto, from posts set up to the hood as well as back, was a three-wire radio airborne linked to a Tresco two-stage amplifier in the tonneau. “We were informed we lugged the very first radio embeded in Yellowstone park,” stated among the women.

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