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Community Health Fair May 12th, 2012 9:00am-Noon EFC Plant Sale Stop by to purchase your starter plants

Bicycle Safety Rodeo

Free bicycle tune ups by Far North Outfitters. Free helmets to first 60 children to complete the safety course, when accompanied by an adult.

FREE Health Screenings Blood Pressure Check, Glucose Check. Coupons for FREE: Full Lipid Panel (cholesterol) Hemoglobin A1C (for type II diabetes)

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3K 5K 10K 7am check in across from BCH entrance. Race starts @ 8am. Registration forms available @ Iron Mike’s Gym, Far North Outfitters, Mountain Mike’s & Under The Sun.

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BEST OF BONNERS

Best of Bonners WHY BUY LOCALLY OWNED?

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here are many well-documented benefits to our communities and to each of us to choosing local, independently owned businesses. We realize it is not always possible to buy what you need locally and so merely ask you to Think Local FIRST! 10 Reasons to Think Local - Buy Local – Deal it Local! 1. Buying local means supporting yourself. Studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses. 2. Support community groups. Non-profit organizations receive an average 250% more support from smaller business owners than they do from large businesses. 3. Keep our community unique. Where we shop, where we eat and have fun—all of it makes our community home. Our one-of-a-kind businesses are an integral part of the distinctive character of this place. 4. Reduce environmental impact. Locally owned businesses make more local purchases requiring less transportation. This generally means contributing less to sprawl, congestion, habitat loss and pollution. 5. Create more good jobs. Small local businesses are the largest employer nationally and in our community, provide the most jobs to residents. 6. Get better service. Local businesses often hire people with a better understanding of the products they are selling and take more time to get to know customers. 7. Invest in community. Local businesses are owned by people who live in this community, are less likely to leave, and are more invested in the community’s future. 8. Put your taxes to good use. Local businesses require comparatively little infrastructure investment and make more efficient use of public services as compared to nationally owned stores entering the community. 9. Buy what you want, not what someone wants you to buy. A marketplace of tens of thousands of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term; guaranteeing a much broader range of product choices.

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10. Encourage local prosperity. A growing body of economic research shows that in an increasingly homogenized world, entrepreneurs and skilled workers are more likely to invest and settle in communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character.

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WWW.W4PAYROLL.COM Convenient Online Payroll Services. 208.267.0007. WWW.RHOADSTAX.COM. 6476 S. Main Street STE. B, Bonners Ferry. A+ Member Of Better Business Bureau For Over 20 Years.

Yoder’s Discount Groceries on the South Hill in Bonners Ferry. We have farm fresh eggs, raw milk, fresh produce and discounted groceries. Hours: Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm 876 Ginger Lane 208.267.9607

ATTENTION: All builders, remodelers, do-it-yourself-ers! Let Gary and Brandon at THICK ‘N’ THIN BEAMS and FLOORING, your hometown sawmill, quickly and competently produce that specialty beam, one of a kind flooring or unique siding to complete your project YOUR WAY! Owners: Gary and Brandon Regehr

Recliners, reclining sofas and glides on sale through April! 15% off cash check, credit card and 10% off financing and orders. 6443 McCall Street 1.888.267.0914 or 208.267.7267

“Healthy posture is a must. Chiropractors help adjust!” Chiropractic care for the whole family! Men, women, pregnant, mothers, teens and children. Make your appointment today! Dr. Pamela Svec, D.C. 6514 Main Street 208.267.7355

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BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

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stablished in 2008 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Red Rooster Coffee Company has been roasting some of the finest fairly traded, organic coffees from around the globe. With a roaster fabricated by Sandpoint’s Diedrich Manufacturing, Red Rooster Coffee Company roasts weekly to ensure freshness and quality. With a commitment to roasting quality coffee, Head Roaster, Jack Yount, made it his goal to source beans from estates and farms that practice sustainable farming and harvesting techniques. It is with these beans that he can produce the fair trade, organic coffee that he prefers. Red Rooster Coffee Company has plans to expand and someday utilize a larger roaster, but for now, this free trade, organic coffee can be found at numerous businesses in Bonners Ferry. It is sold at Under The Sun, Mountain Mike’s, Kootenai River Brewing Company, Badger’s Den and Bonners Books.

“Your hometown mover and handyman.” Professional Movers/Licensed Contractor

General Feed and Grain Proudly Serving Boundary County Since 1942.

Sandpoint Movers, Your Hometown Mover

Field Seeds • Grain • Fertilizer

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Spring is just around the corner! Come on in and ask about our seed and fertilizer for farmers, ranchers and home owners.

• Household & office relocation specialist • Complete line of boxes • Packing supplies • Loading & unloading services

• Carpentry • Drywall repair • Painting • Call for all other needs

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Also selling complete lines of animal feed. Phone: 208.267.3185 Fax: 208.267.2612 P.O .Box 1359 | 7128 3rd Street | Bonners Ferry Email: gfgfeed@frontier.com March 2012 | BONNERS FERRY NEWSLINE  7


RISING STARS

6371 Kootenai Street Bonner Port Mall 208.267.0891

PIZZA • SALADS • SANDWICHES Nightly Specials starting at 5pm. Hours: 11-8 Monday-Saturday

Rising Stars COLLING STONE AND IVY DIRKS

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ollin is in the 9th grade and he plays soccer, basketball and track. He says his favorite teacher is Mrs.Watson. His favorite season is summer because it’s fun to hang out with friends and do all the sports. His favorite food is Lasagna. What he loves about his mother is how she is so supportive with all the events and sports that he does. First runner up in the DYW (Distinguished Young Women) Ivy Dirks is a Junior at Bonners Ferry High School. Her favorite teacher is Mr. Bonnell. She enjoys the season of summer because of the warm weather and there are because there are more things to do. Ivy enjoyed the program DYW because it was fun being with all of her classmates and learning about them. Dance was her talent. One thing Ivy loves about her mom is “shes got a great personality and laughs along with me and my friends”.

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Boundary Computer “Something for Everyone!”

Great Selection, Low Prices Come and see what’s new for Spring!

We sell new and used games for Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360 and accept trade-ins on games and equipment.

Drop us a line at 208.267.1000 Visit us at www.BoundaryComputer.com

The Badger’s Den Cafe & Latte

6551 Main Street • Bonners Ferry, Idaho (208) 267-1486

Tanning & Espresso Hours Mon-Fri: 5:30am to 5pm Sat: 5:30am to 4:00pm Sun: 5:30am to 2:00pm

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North Idaho’s “Biggest Little Variety Store” Mon. - Fri. 9:00 to 5:30 Sat. 9:00 to 5:00 7214 Main Street Bonners Ferry (208) 267-3286

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RENTALS 6632 S. Main Bonners Ferry | 208.267.5571

Tools // Equipment // Excavators

Yamaha: We feature a complete line of Yamaha fun toys, lawn care products, riding mowers, generators, etc. for the home.


LOCAL BUZZ

Community Cancer Services A GREAT RESOURCE FOR THOSE WITH CANCER

ARE YOU THE NEXT COVER MODEL KID? Enter to Win Now! Space is Limited: “First Come First Serve”. What: The Next Cover Model Kid When: Schedule your photo shoot NOW! From April 15-25th. The photo shoot will be one day and one day only: Saturday April 28th, 2012 from 10am-4pm. bonnersferry How: Enter by scheduling your apnewsline pointment with Katie Blumenauer. best of bonners Where: Photoshoot will be at Riverrising stars side Auto Center local buzz events calendar Entry Fee: $15 good news Grand Prize: 13 kids will be randomly chosen out of a hat, 12 of their pictures will be featured in the Bonners Ferry Newsline. 1st place will be featured on THE COVER of Computers the Bonners Ferry Newsline in May 267.1000 and receive a FREE PHOTO SESSION with Katie Blumenauer. 2nd & 3rd place get 1/2 off a session. The winner will be announced in the May issue of the Bonners Ferry Newsline! Everyone will have to wait until the May issue hits the streets to know who won! For questions contact: Jessica Kimble at 208.290.4959. >> your relevant,

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ANCER… Most of us have been affected by a diagnosis whether a family member or friend. If you are a Bonner or Boundary County resident who’s been diagnosed with cancer you need to come to Community Cancer Services (CCS). We are a local nonprofit organization that was founded in 2002 by local citizens whose mission is to provide support to local cancer patients. Financially and emotionally, we are a great resource. Some of our programs and services include gas vouchers for treatment appointments, local support group, counseling, wigs, hats, post-mastectomy products and a lending library to names a few. We are a need driven organization. Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 9am-3pm. Contact Sherri Lies, Administrative Coordinator. CommunityCancerServices.org. Community Cancer Services is located at 1215 Michigan Street, Suite B in Sandpoint, Idaho. 208.255.2301.

IRON MIKES

• A clean, welcoming environment • 24-hour access for club members • Free fitness assessments/programs • State-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength equipment • A 27-minute private strength and cardio circuit • Aerobics, Body-Blast, Spinning and Zumba classes at no extra cost • A nursery for children • Senior citizen, family and student discounts • Join for as little as $23.80 per month

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HEALTHY LIVING

Exercise and Proper Diet INDISPENSABLE INGREDIENTS OF FITNESS AND HEALTHY LIVING

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or the past several years, there is hullabaloo on the need to be slim and sexy. Grocery shelves are filled with several food supplements and other products that promise certain health and wellness benefits. Home TV shopping channels also offer everything from slimming tea to herbal soap to ‘instant abs’ exercise gadgets. Gyms across the country are fast gaining members who are willing to sweat it out just to burn excess calories from mindless munching and eating. There is also an increasing number of vegetarianism and raw food diet converts who vow to trade juicy hamburgers for fresh vegetables and fruits. People who are stressed out dream of luxurious spa treatments, Thai and Swedish massages, and detoxification diets. All of a sudden, there’s the need to attain fitness and healthy living. This desire can be attributed to man’s realization that the world he is living in is too polluted and toxic. Fitness and healthy living seems to be man’s only hope in staying sane and sound in this otherwise hostile world. If one wishes to achieve fitness and healthy living, he should go for ‘holistic’ approach. A person who wants to have superfit body goes to the gym a lot and sticks to rigorous exercise routines. There’s nothing seemingly wrong with this but he should also see to it he is eating the right kinds of food. It is not enough to be physically fit outside; one has to strive to be internally and externally healthy. Body builders have to follow specific diets appropriate for his physical needs. It is a must to consult personal trainers who can prescribe a proper workout routine and the corresponding diet needed for such routine. Furthermore, people with weight problems should not only focus on improving their diet. Overweight and obese people also need to regularly exercise. One sure way to improve one’s

health condition is through exercising and eating wisely. A person should consider these two key aspects as a two-in-one package.

Fitness and healthy living cannot be attained without the exercise of one’s will. An overweight person cannot be fit and healthy just be watching TV all day and expecting to wake up slim the next morning. Fitness and healthy living requires a lot of effort and involves many decision-making opportunities. One must be really determined to improve his diet and religiously follow exercise routines to be able to resist temptations that may go along the way. Sometimes, it is too tempting to pig out a little more often and to just watch movies at home instead of exercising and eating good food. But if a person firmly decided to be slim and sexy, he should be willing to let go of life’s needless pleasures.

Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm & Saturday 9am-12pm. After hours you can find our fresh flower wraps at Akins Harvest Foods! We Deliver!

Our greenhouses will be opening April 16th!

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SENIOR FOCUS

Activities for Seniors LOOKING FOR A SENIOR CENTER

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enior centers have been created and developed to specifically cater to the unique needs of aging individuals. It is important to find out the background and current programs offered to determine if they provide the right activities for seniors that will truly lead to long term benefits. Find a center that encourages independence for overall sense of well-being.

wellness. The directors and facilitators can provide you full details regarding the events and programs given for residents. It is recommended that you consider location as a factor in choosing the right senior center. If you plan to leave your parent or grandparent there, it will be to your convenience if you live nearby. This way, you can pick up or visit the elderly more frequently.

About the Senior Center A senior center functions to aid aging individuals cope with their daily needs, as well as provide activities, entertainment and counseling for a renewed sense of well-being. There are several centers located throughout the United States. The first step to locating these would be to search your local phone book. There is a special section with pages for the community that includes all resources for senior citizens. Senior centers are most likely found in this section.

Assessing the Available Services Check the different programs available and compare the physical appearance of the choices you are considering. It is important that the place has all the right amenities that the senior citizen personally prefers. Ask the person to be confined about special requests and options that can help you narrow down your search. Also talk to some other people who are undergoing programs and services and allow them to list down the strengths and weaknesses. You can also talk to the directors and coordinators regarding your concerns, so they can immediately see if their objectives are at par with yours.

View the county or city web site for the community where you belong to. Several web sites include a specific section for aging individuals, complete with information regarding local resources. Find the regional and local area agency on aging. These groups contain a lot of information and helpful resources for seniors. Request for a complete list of centers found in your area or community. Searching for the Place Once you’ve receive the full list, you can hone down everything into 2 to 4 sources. Select these for further review and assessment. You can call the agency and arrange for a tour with the directors of the senior center. These individuals can present you all the facilities, physical properties and other equipments and events available to give seniors complete

Reviewing You can visit the official web site of the senior center to know more about the background, thrusts and patient testimonials. If they have a customer service support section, that is a good sign, as well as having an FAQ section. Review all the choices you have before finalizing. You may even ask the senior citizen to take a couple of sessions to help assess and decide. If the elderly is suffering from a disease or disability, make sure that the center knows. They should have medical and health professionals ready to cater to every need, at any time. Accidents and emergencies should be attended to immediately through a prepared backup plan and ready-to-use equipment.

Boundary PERSONAL CARE

Personal Care Services Bathing • Dressing • Meals • Transportation

Our caregivers are the best! Medicaid clients welcome.

DENTURES Denture Repairs and Relines Complete and Partial Dentures

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Sports!

4/19 - Priest River/TL, Away, 10am 4/21 - Priest River Invite, Away, 10am 4/21 - Coeur d’Alene Invite, Away, 10am 4/27 - Timberlake Invite, Away, 10am 5/3 - Meet of Champions, Away, 2pm 5/11 - District Meet, Away, TBA 5/12 - District Meet, Away, TBA State Meet 5/18-5/19, Eagle

Baseball

4/17 - Kellog, Home, 3pm 4/21 - Lake City JV (X2), Away, 12pm 4/24 - Timberlake, Away, 3pm 4/28 - Kellogg (2X), Away, 1pm 5/1 - St. Maries, Home, 4pm 5/5 - Priest River (2X), Home, 1pm District Tournament Week of 05/07/2012

Softball

brownpaperbag.com. Doors open at 3pm. Grab a drink and a pastry from the Pearl Cafe! Curtain opens at 4pm! April 18-May 30 - “Ladies Day at the Golf Course”. Wednesday’s Ladies Day at the golf course. Rain or shine at 9:30am for social and golf if weather permits. Call Evelyn Rae at 208.267.2595 for more information. April 20 - “The Story of Stuff”. Celebration of Earth day this year, The Pearl Theater is showing a film series by Annie Leonard on “The Story of Stuff.” This is an excellent educational film series, perfectly suited for students of all ages, educators, and the general public. Drinks and pastries are available from The Pearl Cafe. Doors open at 6pm and films roll at 7 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. www.storyofstuff.org.

APRIL 15TH - MAY 15TH

April 21 - “Boundary County GOP’s Lincoln Day Dinner at the Kootenai River Inn”. Doors open at 5:30pm, social hour from 6-7pm. Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door. Meet the GOP candidates, entertainment, a silent auction and a raffle drawing for a custom AR-15 “Patriot” rifle with case. Tickets for the raffle are $10 each or three for $25. Tickets for both the dinner and raffle are available at Top Secret Clothing & Gifts, 7174 Main Street, or by contacting Karen Daniels, 208.946.8895 or 208.267.3670, or email kdaniels@foxoffinc.com.

April 15-25 - “Next Cover Model Kid”. Enter your child to win the cover of the Bonners Ferry Newsline! For information call Jessica at 208.290.4959 or email jessica@like-media.com. To enter email Katie at katieblumenauer@ yahoo.com or call 208.597.6286.

April 21- “Earth Day Dance!”. Cap off your Saturday by dancing the evening away! Band or DJ to be announced, but whichever it is, you can be sure that this will be a whole lot of family fun! Call Victoria Thompson at 208.304.0866 with any questions. Doors open at 6pm. Dance and music begins at 7pm!

4/17 - Kellogg, Home, 3pm 4/21 - Lake City JV (X2), Away, 12pm 4/24 - Timberlake, Away, 3pm 4/28 - Kellogg (X2), Away, 1pm 5/1 - St. Maries, Home, 3pm 5/5 - Priest River (X2), Home, 3pm District Tournament Week of 05/07/2012

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4/25 - Lakeland Invite (Boys & Girls), Away, 9am 5/7 - District Tournament TBA, TBA 5/14-5/15 - State Tournament, TBA, TBA

April 15 - “Lady with all the Answers”. A chatty solo play by David Rambo, directed by Deborah McShane gives the audience an evening up close and personal with Ann Landers. This show is not recommended for those under 18. $10 ($8 Seniors) tickets at the door. Online ticket purchase option at 12 WWW.NEWSLINESONLINE.COM

April 21- “The Selkirk Crest Chapter 24 Annual Banquet”. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is holding their annual event at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Get your tickets by going to rmef.org and click on “attend an event”. April 27- “Rotary’s Father of all Yard Sales”. The sale is being held from 8am5pm at the Boundary County Fairgrounds.

Cost is $20 for a booth rental. Call Becky for more info at 208.267.3129. April 28 - “Farmers Market Opening Day”! The Farmers Market is back! In downtown Bonners Ferry at the City Parking lot off Highway 95 next to the visitors center. Music by “Brother Music” Jesse Warburtonwe. We average 30 vendors a week with a good mix of produce, plants, crafts & more! This year marks our 32nd year in operation and we are proud to be one of the oldest farmers markets in Idaho! May 5 - “Clue Seekers Inc”. Looking for learning fun? Come down to the Boundary County Library from 1-3pm, the theme is “Natures Mysteries” and we will explore bones, tracks, and survival. Drop by or call to sign up at 208.267.3750. May 5-October 6 - “The Saturday Market”. Join us from 8am to 1pm Saturdays, at the city parking lot located at the corner of HWY 95 and Kootenai in Downtown Bonners Ferry. For more information call 208.267.9021. May 5 - “ Moose Valley Farms Customer Appreciation Day”. It’s going to be a fun filled day at Moose Valley Farms from 10am-2pm , free homemade ice cream, jump castle, face painting and hot dogs, chips and soda. Bring your friends! Remote Broadcasting from K-102, INBC Blood drive. There will be lots of drawings, freebies and great deals! Fun for the whole family! Located at Highway 95 Milepost 495.5 Naples ID. Call 208.267.5108 for more information. moosevalleyfarms@nidaho.net May 6–28 - ���K&K FISHING DERBY”. Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Clubs Annual Spring Fishing Contest. LPOIC.org or call 208.264.5796. May 11 - “Live Music”. Come to Papa Bryds and enjoy live music from 6pm-9pm. May 12 - “Health Fair”. Get out your sneakers for the Free Fun Run, 3k, 5k and 10k. Check in at 7am across from the BCH entrance. Race starts at 8am. Registration forms available at Iron Mike’s Gym, Far North Outfitters, Mountain Mike’s and Under The Sun. At 9am there will be a Bicycle Safety Rodeo! Free bicycle tuneups by Far North Outfitters. Free helmets for the first 60 children to complete the safety course, when accompanied by an adult. Health screenings available. Stop by and get your starter plants! ECF Plant Sale 6640 Kaniksu Street, Bonners Ferry, ID


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83805. Email Tina at tina.w@bcch.org or call 208.267.3141 x 324. May 12-June 23 - “The Way We Worked”. Come view this spectacular Smithsonian Exhibit on display at the museum for 6 weeks! Admission is FREE and donations are accepted. Hours are from 10am–7pm. May 19 - “Garden Party”. Come Downtown to the Farmers Market Garden Party! Music by Small Potatoes (Russ Britt Band).

At Your Service! AUTOMOTIVE Riverside Auto Center New and used auto sales, parts, service and body shop. 6471 Bonner Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.3100 or 800.235.4103

MEDICAL/PHARMACY Chiropractic Care Chiropractic care for the whole family! Dr. Pamela Svec, D.C. 6514 Main Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.7355

BEAMS AND FLOORING HOME INTERIOR The Paint Bucket Sandpoint’s complete paint & wallpaper store. 714 Pine Street | Sandpoint, ID 208.263.5032

PHONE SERVICE E.T. Wireless - Verizon Wireless 6665 Main Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.7100

Thick ‘n’ Thin Your hometown sawmill for builders, remodelers and do-it-yourself-ers. 4355 Cow Creek Road | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.1330 CARPET CLEANING Northwest Steamway P.O. Box 2551 | Sandpoint, Idaho 83864 Stewart: 208.263.8943 CANCER SERVICES Community Cancer Services www.communitycancerservices.org 1215 Michigan Street, Suite B Sandpoint, ID 208.255.2301 COFFEE Evans Brothers Artisian roasted organic coffee you can find at Well Life Pharmacy and Harvest Foods. 524 Church Road by the historic granary tower in Sandpoint Idaho. 208.265.5553

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DAYCARE Holly’s Preschool and Daycare Summer openings. Lots of outside activities check us out on Facebook. hdpfamily@hughes.net. 208.597.4306. FISHING GEAR & REPAIR The Fish Trap 107 Main Street | Sandpoint, Idaho 208.263.REEL (7335)

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FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE Lakeview Funeral Home & Cremation Service 301 South Olive | Sandpoint, Idaho 208.263.3180 FURNITURE Beck’s Furniture 6443 McCall Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 1.888.267.0914 or 208.267.7267 GARDEN CENTER North Bench Flower Patch 840 Moon Shadow Road | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.610.9910 LAWN & GARDEN CARE Dirks Tree Care 284 Skyline Road | Naples, Idaho 83847 208.290.3180 MARKETING Like-Media Powerful marketing, branding and social media integration. 208.904.3838.

PHOTOGRAPHY Angelina Mock http://www.facebook.com/profile. php?id=100002301620562 angelinamock@yahoo.com 208.304.5124 RESTAURANT Forty-One South 41 Lakeshore Drive | Sagle, ID www.41southsandpoint.com 208.265.2000 SHIPPING Badger Shipping Parcel rates like the post office! 6653 Main Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.1637 TAX SERVICES/ PAYROLL SERVICES Rhoads Tax Service Gary R. Rhoads, Tax Specialist. www.rhoadstax.com. www.w4payroll.com 6476 Main Street, Suite B Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.5889 TITLES Community Title 6607 Main Street | Bonners Ferry, Idaho www.CommunityTitleCo.com Phone: 208.267.6500 Toll Free: 866.996.6500 SALON Mane Street Hair Full service salon. 6451 McCall Street, Suite A Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.1170 TANNING Badger’s Den Cafe, espresso and tanning 6551 Main Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.1486 VARIETY STORE Huckleberry Variety Things for everyday and those special occasions. 7214 Main Street | Bonners Ferry, ID 208.267.3286 VETERINARIAN Animal Medical Care Small and large animal veterinarian. Bob Stoll, DVM. 1120 Superior Street | Sandpoint, ID 208.263.8222

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ACTIVITIES AND FUN

TEN DOLLARS IS TEN DOLLARS

TWO WORDS

A man and a woman go to the carnival every year. Every time the man says,”Anna can we ride them airplanes that goes up for a couple of minutes then comes back down?”

A prince had a curse put on him when he was a little boy. He could only speak two words every year. But, if he didn’t speak for a whole year, he would then be able to speak 4 words the next year and so on.

The woman always replied by saying,”We don’t need to spend any extra money on them airplanes,its to expensive. Ten dollars is ten dollars.

One day he met a princess named Josie and he wanted to say “My Princess”.

Tom, the pilot, said,” Larry, every year I hear you say you want to ride my airplanes, and every year Anna says it’s too expensive. I’ll make you a deal, if I do all of my flips and tricks with you in there with me, and you don’t say one word, I’ll give you the ride for free.

The next year he saw her he wanted to say “My princess, I love you”. The third year he saw her he wanted to say “My princess I love you, will you marry me?” But, the young prince, now growing older knew he would have to wait a couple more years.

Anna and Larry discussed it and decided they would take the deal. They got up in the air and Tom did all of his tricks and flips.

So, on the fifth year, excited to finally present his question, he visited the princess.

Tom said,”Larry I just knew you`d say something on that first flip,but you didn’t!

He approached her respectfully and asked, “JOSIE, MY PRINCESS, I LOVE YOU. WILL YOU MARRY ME?”

Larry replied,” I was going to say something when Anna fell out, but ten dollars is ten dollars.

And the princess said, “Pardon?”

SUDOKU

FOOD & DRINK WORD FIND

Greenhouse, Garden Center and Gift Shop Customer Appreciation Day is May 5th! Saturday May 5th, 10am-2pm. Free Homemade Ice Cream, Free Jump Castle, Face Painting, Free Hot Dogs, and Chips & Soda. INBC Blood Drive. Remote Broadcast from K-102. Lots of drawings, freebies, & great deals. Fun for the whole family!

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