Boundary County Watchman

  • Dec252023

    Making Local Government Data Visible and Accessible to All Idahoans

    FIND REPORTS AND VISUALIZATIONS FOR EDUCATION, COUNTIES, CITIES, AND LOCAL DISTRICTS “Openness and collaboration between local leaders and citizens are…

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  • Dec252023

    CITY OF BONNERS FERRY RESOLUTION NO. 2022-005 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF BONNERS FERRY ADOPTING AND INCORPORATING THE ATTACHED…

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  • Dec252023

    The Golf Contractor Search Committee’s Request for Proposal (RFP) contract and the consideration to authorize the staff to begin the negotiations to hire Ben Staples (ex. mayor’s son) and Jennifer Baule was TABLED by Bonners Ferry City Council.

    Update: The agenda item was TABLED due to the proposal being too specific to be able to evaluate anyone that…

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  • Dec252023

    It has been confirmed that the Boundary County Library DID NOT renew their membership this year with the American Library Association (ALA).

    Also, we were able to confirm that the BCL IS NOT a member of the Idaho Library Association (ILA). The…

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  • Dec252023

    Welcome home Boundary County Planning & Zoning

    P&Z is officially back, but this wouldn’t be possible without the help of Ruen-Yeager & Assoc Inc. They will continue…

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  • Dec252023

    Mayor Dick Staples admits in the Bonners Ferry Herald that he only stepped down temporarily while his son is being considered to be hired so he can avoid Idaho nepotism laws. He continues explaining he plans on resuming his elected seat in January.

    Update 9/28/23 Legal advice was given from the city & state level. It is not in Mayor Dick Staples favor.…

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  • Dec252023

    This is a sheriff saying it…!!!

    Boundary County Middle School is reviewing 10 books, the High School removed 11 books (there are more) and our public…

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  • Dec252023

    Mayor Dick Staples Resigns Due To Alleged Nepotism Claims

    Last Friday, Mayor Dick Staples resigned from his elected position. His letter stated, “potential conflict of interest”. His son Ben…

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  • Dec252023

    After you watch this ask yourself what are you going to do?

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  • Dec252023

    The only candidate race for this November election was canceled due to changes over the last few days. Here is what happen:

    Moyie Springs Mayor Steve Economu resigned on Tuesday stating health issues. This allowed Councilman Geoff Hollenbeck through a quorum vote…

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