Imagine a world where children are abandoned by their parents—either dropped off at an orphanage or simply left on the street. That is the reality for many halfway around the world in Latvia, a country of nearly 2 million people that became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991. But thanks to many around the world and right here in Bonners Ferry, those children are given a chance to not only survive but thrive. Eagle’s Wings Camp in Latvia is a faith-based camp whose goal
The Fry Healthcare Foundation Festival of Hearts, which took place February 10 at Kootenai River Inn, was a resounding success, raising more than $40,000 to benefit Boundary Community Hospital. The majority of funds raised during the event will be used to purchase two Stryker Gurneys for Outpatient Surgery and the Emergency Department. During the event, many of the attendees raised their paddles to support the hospital’s purchase of an Accuvein Vein Visualization Instrument.
It has become a tradition for many in North Idaho, and while the format may have changed throughout the years, a few things remain the same—the fun and energy behind raising money for a very good cause. 2,400 Feet of Schweitzer will take place this year on March 24 beginning at 7:30am. This year’s format will begin with a sunrise top-to-bottom giant slalom event that will begin at the Sky House Lodge at the summit of Schweitzer. Covering 2,400 vertical feet and nearly 2.5 mil