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Quinceañera! A Mexican Tradition by Patty Hutchens

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iñatas, cinco de mayo, and feasting Quinceañera. This past June, Teresa’s on tamales at Christmas time. younger sister, Trinity, also held her 15th These are all Mexican traditions birthday celebration. Elizabeth Young grew with which most Americans are up in San Diego and her parents were born familiar. But there is one tradition rooted in and raised in Mexico. Elizabeth said as a the Mexican culture which is unfamiliar to child she was allowed to speak only Spanish most in our community. and had to learn English at school. For her, it was very important that her daughters know Quinceañera is a long standing Mexican their heritage and participate in many of the tradition of celebrating the transition of traditions of the Mexican culture. “It was one a young girl becoming a woman. Full of of the gifts I wanted to give to my parents, rituals, the tradition, which takes place on or to see that we are carrying on the traditions around a girl’s fifteenth birthday, is marked of our culture,” said Elizabeth. by a thanksgiving Mass followed by dancing and the For the celebration, It was one of the gifts I wanted sharing the young Mexican to give to my parents, to see of a meal. woman wears a that we are carrying on the Many in beautiful dress and traditions of our culture this small tiara. “They are community had never even heard of a Quinceañera much less been invited to participate in one. But over the last two years many in Sandpoint have taken part in various Quinceañera celebrations of young Sandpoint women. Rick and Beatrice Young’s daughter, Cassie, marked her celebration last year at their home surrounded by family and friends, and the year prior to that Chris and Elizabeth Young, no relation to the other Young family, celebrated their oldest daughter Teresa’s 8 WWW.NEWSLINESONLINE.COM

princesses in God’s eyes,” explained Elizabeth. For both Teresa and Trinity’s celebrations, a court of seven females and seven males were chosen. The girls chosen to be part of the court are those friends upon whom the birthday celebrant will rely to guide her through life’s ups and downs, to keep her on the right path and with whom she wants to surround herself. “The boys (chosen to be on the court) represent who the girl will someday marry,” explained Elizabeth, adding that each of the boys possesses a quality that the girl hopes her husband one day will possess.


Traditionally it is family members who serve on the young woman’s court, however being far away from their culture, Elizabeth knew that would not be possible. “It became very much a community event,” she said. “We were very blessed to have friends who wanted to be a part of it.” The celebration begins with a mass and is a time when the young woman commits to live a Christian life and thanks God for the blessings bestowed upon her. During the mass, the young woman collects a rose, which represents friendship, from each of her female court members and the boys wrap the roses together with a ribbon representing a bonding together of that friendship. The young woman then presents the roses to the patron saint of Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Darbey Scrimsher was one of Trinity Young’s friends invited to participate in the celebration. “I was amazed. It was so beautiful and nothing like I had ever been involved in before,” said Darbey. The girls and boys in both Teresa and Trinity’s courts, spent several months, meeting one to two times a week, learning the special waltz dance they perform during the Quinceañera celebration. Also during the dance there is a special father daughter dance. Until that time the young girl wears flat shoes, a representation of her childhood. During the dance her father places a pair of high heels on his daughter’s feet. Referred to as the transformation of the shoes, it is another symbol of the transition of a young girl becoming a woman. Teresa said that for her and her sister it has been very important to continue the tradition of their mother’s culture. “It means a lot to both me and Trinity,” said Teresa, who adds that it was important to her to do it for her grandparents as well. “I wanted to make them proud.” And for those like Darbey Scrimsher who had never participated in such an event, it has left a lasting impression on her. “I was honored to be a part of it,” said Darbey. “I wanted to embrace it to the fullest.”

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Trinity at City Beach

208.255.7558 56 Bridge Street, Sandpoint, ID Sandpoint’s premier waterfront dining offers an extensive menu of American cuisine with an impressive wine list. Featuring a full service bar and beautiful views of Lake Pend Oreille. www.TrinityAtCityBeach.com. $/$$/$$$

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208.265.2000 41 Lakeshore Drive, Sagle, ID A beautiful waterfront, fine-dining restaurant in a romantic lodge setting overlooking Lake Pend Oreille. Spectacular sunsets, innovative cuisine, full bar and extensive wine list. Reservations recommended. www.41SouthSandpoint.com. $$/$$$

Sweet Lou’s

208.263.1381 477272 HWY 95, Ponderay ID Sweet Lou’s Restaurant and Bar proudly offers something for everyone, with specialties including chicken fried steak, smoked prime rib, bison ribs and grilled PB&J and bacon sandwiches. Both locations serve lunch and dinner, have full bars and offer outdoor seating. www.facebook.com/sweetlous. www.sweetlousidaho.com. $/$$/$$$

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Ivano’s Ristorante

208.263.0211 102 South First Avenue, Sandpoint ID Fine Italian dining serving Sandpoint for over 27 years. Dinner served seven nights a week. Pasta, fresh seafood and steaks, veal, chicken and vegetarian entrees. Gluten free menu. Catering is available for weddings, family get-togethers and large gatherings. www.IvanosSandpoint.com. $/$$/$$$

La Rosa Club

208.263.0211 105 South First Avenue, Sandpoint ID Tuscan Aperitivo Bar, Tapas Bar. Piadina (grilled Italian flatbread), cured meats & cheese, wines & beer and signature cocktails. Great place to meet a friend for a cocktail. Open Tues.-Sat. 4-10pm & 11pm on Fri. and Sat. Food served until 9pm, Tapas style menu. $/$$

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208.597.7499 124 South 2nd Avenue, Sandpoint ID Fresh, home-made, great tasting greek spread. Large beer and wine selection. Outdoor patio and room inside for banquets and large parties. NOW OPEN: Big Tuna Sushi, right next door! Like us on Facebook! www.LittleOliveFood.com. $/$$

208.597.7831 509 North 5th Avenue, Suite A, Sandpoint ID We micro roast and blend our organic beans to perfection every time! Our coffee is outstanding and our interior inviting, so come by and give us a try! We are open 7 days a week and have plenty of parking. We also offer fresh soup and pastries daily! Visit us on Facebook or our blog at www.kokaneecoffee.com. We post our specials daily! $

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208.263.9514 414 Church Street, Sandpoint ID Fresh salads, scrumptious baked goods and a full barista bar featuring Evans Brothers coffee. Great place for meetings as well as a great space for private meetings. Try our Ahi Tuna sandwich, a Tango Specialty! Signature omelettes and original lunch specials. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7am5pm, and Fridays 7am-6pm. $/$$

208.263.9446 1326 Baldy Mountain Road, Sandpoint ID Come experience the sensational smells of fresh baking bread, cinnamon rolls, pies and pastries. Pick up a deli sandwich on our homemade bread and hot bowl of soup with a fresh baked roll or cornbread. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am5:30pm. Like us on Facebook! www.MillersCountryStoreSandpoint.com. $

Evans Brothers Coffee

208.265.5553 524 Church Road, Sandpoint, ID Exceptional organic and competition coffees roasted daily onsite, prepared by the region’s best baristas. Espresso drinks, single-cup brewing, local pastries. Unique open-air espresso bar with outside seating, inside lounge featuring art, clothing and retail. Roasting Studio and Neighborhood Espresso Bar Hours: M-F, 7a-4p. Sat 8a-2p. www.EvansBrothersCoffee.com. Find us on Facebook! $

Joe’s Philly Cheesesteaks

208.263.1444 102 Church Street, Sandpoint ID Authentic philly cheesesteaks, on Amoroso rolls brought in from Philadelphia. Also have burgers, wraps, milkshakes and smoothies. Open Mon.Sat. 11am-6pm. Call ahead and it will be ready for you to take while you play on the beach. Check out our daily specials. Voted best burgers in the county! www.joesphillycheesesteaks.com. Find us on Facebook! $

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Shoga Sushi Bar

208.265.2001 41 Lakeshore Drive, Sagle, ID Forty-One South brings sushi back to Sandpoint. Now open! Delicious sushi and Japanese cuisine. Beautiful, waterfront dining with spectacular sunset views. Professional and courteous service. Dinner 7 nights a week and lunch Mon-Fri. $/$/$$$

Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant

208.263.2995 314 North 2nd Avenue, Sandpoint, ID Authentic Mexican Specialties, Carnitas, Carne Asada, Tamales, Chilli Rellenos, Shrimp Fajitas and our famous Fish Tacos! Enjoy a huckleberry lemonade in our creative atmosphere and historic building with a full service lounge. Walk-ins welcome. Good for groups, kids and take out. Seasonal outside patio seating. Open daily. $/$$

Fiesta Bonita

208.263.6174 700 Kootenai Cutoff Road, Ponderay, ID Our best food and service for our clients who are the most important people! Featuring a full service bar. Open 7 days a week with authentic music and Mexican flare. $/$$

Sweet Lou’s in Hope

208.264.5999 46624 Highway 200, Hope ID By boat or car, your going to love it here! Lake and sunset views. Indoor/outdoor seating. Family friendly. Come for the RIBS thick and juicy with a choice of sauces. Steaks, salmon, salads and signature desserts. Full bar open all week. www.facebook.com/sweetlous. www.sweetlousidaho.com. $/$$/$$$

The Pie Hut

208.265.2208 501 Church Street, Sandpoint, ID Sandpoint’s secret gem, serving fresh pies and full lunch/early dinners. Best homemade soups in town with wide collection of panini sandwiches and others, hot and cold, including cubans. Chicken pot pie and quiche as well. Fun atmosphere, exciting food selections and everchanging pie line-up. $/$$

Cafe 95

208.255.1355 471600 Highway 95, Sagle, ID As charming and friendly as Cafe 95 is, GREAT HOME-COOKED FOOD is our real claim to fame with the locals and thousands of folks who have visited us. We serve Classic American Meals, delicious and served up right with generous portions at moderate prices. Our menu has something for everyone. Open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner! $/$$


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Thrive, Don’t Just Survive! 3 STEPS TO GROWING YOUR BUSINESS

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he economy is recovering, but unfortunately, growth isn’t accelerating as it normally does in a recovery. The economy grew at an annual rate of 3% in the last quarter of 2011, but the pace slowed again early in 2012 to 1.5%. A sustained recovery still is not under way. There are 3 key strategies we can all use to skyrocket our sales over the next 12 months. 1) Have a Growth Plan “You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas will not get anywhere.” —Lee Iacocca

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Zany Zebra

Zany Zebra is the place to shop. We have the latest fashion, accessories, jewelry, footwear, cards, gifts and gags! Unique and surprising—in a GOOD way! We stock lots and lots of Rock Revival, Miss Me and Silver jeans (at prices lower than anywhere, in everyone’s size) and the cutest tops to go with them. Jewelry? We have styles in all price ranges—from locally crafted fine silver to funky, spunky chic. There are tons of accessories to polish your look, hilarious gifts to brighten your day and it’s all served up with a smile. Come by or shop online, you’ll be happy you did! Like us on Facebook! www.zanyzebrastore.com. Sandpoint—317 North First Avenue 208.263.2178

Being located on the perfect corner doesn’t mean your capitalizing on your growth potential. A real growth plan has the method whereby your ideas will be delivered to potential consumers. Your brand needs to be consistently and effectively broadcasted in order to establish your reputation. 2) Set Yourself and Business Apart Don’t follow the crowd, dare to be different and seek out ways to brand your business apart from the competition. Stay on top of the trends and stay current with the way people are connecting. Incorporate these things into your business and how you are relating to the consumer. KEY: Have an up-todate website and Facebook page! 3) Connect With Your Community Consumers are trending back to local communities to purchase their goods. Reaching the locals has never been more important than now and finding unique, effective and affordable advertising is the key element in branding yourself. The people that are reading the “local” publications because of the content are doing so because they want to feel connected. This is where you want to consistently brand your message. This is where your will start to connect at the community level. “A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcasted message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of Advertising.” —Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook For more information on growing your business, visit www.like-media.com or give us a call at 208.904.3838.

Sandpoint, Idaho Family Dentist – James B. Lewis, DMD, PA – Mark W. Hawn, DDS

Advanced Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. When you visit our office, your health and smile is our top priority. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. Through advanced continuing education, we stay committed to new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that modern dentistry has to offer, including CEREC – one visit dentistry. Excellence doesn’t happen by accident; it is the result of attention to every detail. Sandpoint—2025 West Pine Street 208.265.4558

Bizarre Bazaar

Bizarre Bazaar is Bonner County’s premier upscale resale shop. Owned and operated by the Community Assistance League, Bizarre Bazarre is staffed entirely by dedicated CAL volunteers. All profits are returned to the community in the form of grants and scholarships. Whether you’re looking for quality clothing, jewelry, household items, collectibles, books or furniture, make Bizarre Bazaar your first stop. We appreciate all donations and will even pick up furniture! Sandpoint—502 Church Street 208.263.3400

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DSS Home Preservation Services

DSS Home Preservation Services is a unique service for home owners. We offer everything from weekly home watch to handyman services, housekeeping to snow removal, grocery shopping to remodels... anything you or your home needs we can take care of. You can feel confident that you are dealing with a fair, reliable, professional company that has been in the business of homes for more than 25 years. Our customized plan is designed around you and your homes’ unique needs. Our many satisfied customers are happy to share their experiences with you...because we want you to feel confident in us and the services you receive. Call us for more information. shambra@dsshomepreservation.com. Sandpoint—223 Cedar Street 208.263.1572

Carey Spears Insurance

Seniors, how has your Health Insurance policy been working for you? There is no better time than now to stop and evaluate your coverage. In a few short months you will have the opportunity to make changes in your enrollment. Call today to set up a no obligation consultation. See you at the Bonner County Fair! Sandpoint—102 South Euclid Avenue, Suite #203 208.265.2026

K2 Inn

The K2 Inn is located in the heart of downtown Sandpoint within walking distance of all downtown shops, restaurants and events. Clean, comfortable and affordable, we’re the family owned alternative to corporate chains. All rooms include microwave, refrigerator, wifi, HDTV and continental breakfast. Long term stays available October through March. info@ k2innsandpoint.com. www.k2innsandpoint.com. Sandpoint—501 North 4th Avenue 208.265.KTWO (5896)

Selle Valley Construction

Selle Valley Construction understands that the decision to build a custom home is a significant one - one that requires a builder dedicated to uncompromising excellence, superior craftsmanship and exceptional client service. From site preparation to post-construction support, we are committed to bringing your vision to life. Our reputation is our livelihood and we voluntarily have ourselves and business reviewed annually to achieve the designation of Sandpoint and Bonner County’s only Idaho Registered Master Builder. Our relationship with you and our commitment to your satisfaction doesn’t end when you move in. Sandpoint is our community, it’s where we work and raise our family and it’s right where you’ll find us if you need help down the road. It’s our guarantee. Allow us the opportunity to sit down and learn about your dream home. Call us now or find us online at sellevalley.com. Ponderay—401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite I 208.263.1808

Evans Brothers Coffee

Miller’s Country Store

Our customer appreciation day in July was a huge success and we would like to thank our customers for their support! We will start having soup again this month for lunch. Come experience the warm, downhome feel and the sensational smells of fresh baking bread, cinnamon rolls, pies and pastries. While you are here, check out our vast array of spices, seasonings, local honey, eggs, raw milk and pastas. Or pick up a deli sandwich on our homemade bread and a piping hot bowl of soup with a fresh baked roll or cornbread. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm. Like us on Facebook! www. MillersCountryStoreSandpoint.com. You can also book a move with our professional movers or schedule our handyman for some home repairs. Miller Handyman Services. Inc. and www.SandpointMovers.com: 208.265.5506. Sandpoint—1326 Baldy Mountain Road 208.263.9446

Exceptional, artisan coffees roasted on site. World class baristas prepare signature espresso drinks and exquisite coffees dripped to order in pourover brewbar or chemex. Free drip with bean purchase! Studio 524 Coffee Lounge features art, clothing and local gift items. Evans Brothers Coffee is also available at Yokes, Super 1, Winter Ridge and Sandpoint’s best restaurants. Like us on Facebook! www.evansbrotherscoffee.com. Sandpoint—524 Church Road by the historic granary tower 208.265.5553

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One of the best ways for anyone to become familiar with the needs of their heart is to see a physician. Schedule a visit to see your doctor and plan to discuss your heart health with him or her. If you can think of any questions or concerns you have regarding your heart health, write them down and bring them along. It will also be very helpful if you have a record of your extended family’s heart health history. It is likely that your physician will want to discuss more than just your own heart

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lzheimer’s disease is an incurable disease that effects ones memory as it progresses. Alzheimer’s disease most commonly effects the brains of seniors, causing their memories to fade away forever. Not all seniors who become occasionally forgetful have Alzheimer’s disease. This article will give you some tips about what to look for if you think it may be Alzheimer’s. A great tip for improving your memory is to make sure that you are getting enough sleep at night. This is crucial because without enough sleep, your brain will not be able to operate at its peak potential and you will not be able to process all that you need to. Most of us live in routines. Our lives are centered around having the same routine each day or each week. If we stray from that routine it can keep us from being able to remember things. Your routine is what is holding back your memory. Change how you do things each day to force your brain to develop new ways of remembering and sorting information. If you want to improve your memory, avoid cramming. Last minute memorization can help you remember things, but the benefits are usually only short term. Try to learn new information gradually. Skills and information learned over time are more likely to stick with you. Cramming usually means you’ll forget it as quickly as you learned it. A great tip for improving your memory is to make sure that you change your study habits from time to time. This is a good procedure because it will help to prevent your memory from becoming stagnant. Changing your location will help to stimulate your mind and open up your ability to store more in your long term memory.

Making many associations to something can help someone remember it much easier. An example of this would be connecting whatever one wants to remember to a personal story that the individual has. By making that connection to something that they already remember they can help themselves remember the new information as well. As we age, memory loss can become a real problem. The best way to protect yourself from memory loss is to increase brain activity. Reading, doing crossword puzzles and learning something new like playing a musical instrument can keep your brain healthy and keep memory loss at bay. Another helpful way to help you remember information such as people’s names, is to use images that will jog your memory when need be. Using images to supplement facts and figures is an easy way to categorize the information, but will help you associate the important details in the short and the long term. Sleep is vital to maintaining mental clarity and memory. By avoiding sleep, you make your senses and mind foggier, hurting your ability to focus and piece together information. In addition, during sleep, your brain forges pathways that lead to memory. Getting good sleep (and a good amount of it) will improve your memory. As stated in the beginning of this article, Alzheimer’s is an incurable disease that effects the memory of seniors. Occasional forgetfulness is very normal, while forgetting all the time may be something more serious. Apply the tips from this article to help you determine if it is normal memory loss, or something more.

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OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE

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eocaching is a GPS (Global Positioning System) hide and seek game, where hiders hide containers (called ‘caches’ or ‘geocaches’) anywhere in the world, record the coordinates, and post a listing on a website for hunters to seek. Hunters can use a handheld GPS unit to get close, but then must use their wits to find the cache and log the find. A typical cache can be any size and may be camouflaged, in order to make the hunt more challenging, and usually contains a logbook for the hunter to sign and usually some small trading items of little monetary value. In May of 2000, the government announced their decision to stop the intentional degradation of GPS signal accuracy. In effect, this made civilian use of GPS systems much more accurate and many times more useful than it had been previously. On the day following this announcement the first geocache was placed by David Ulmer in Oregon. Ulmer’s idea was simple: The hider would hide a container and then note the coordinates with his GPS unit. The seeker would locate the container using the given coordinates, make a note in the logbook, then trade items. It only took a few days for the cache to be found and reported online, and a new outdoor sport was formed. The sport has grown considerably since its humble beginnings. At this writing there are well over ¼ million caches hidden around the world. Odds are that there is a cache close to you. Sometimes you can find your first cache after discovering that one is hidden very close to your home. Most people get hooked immediately, and often go out to find more or even hide some themselves.

Here’s a Quick Tutorial on How You Can Find a Geocache with Your Smartphone: 1. Go to the “App Store” (for iPhone) or “Play Store” (for Droid). 2. Search “Geocashing” and download either the free version, “Geocaching Intro” or $10 version, “Geocaching”. The free version’s interface is fairly difficult to use, so it’s recommended to download the $10, and it’s a one time fee. We will use the paid version with this tutorial. You must sign up with www.geocaching.com first and then connect your account with your app. 3. After you have downloaded the app and set up an account, open the app and tap “Find Nearby Geocaches”. This will find all of the closest caches to your current location (you must enable location services on your smartphone for this app). 4. Choose one of the caches from the list and tap it. There will be icons below the name of the cache that tell you how difficult the cache is to find, the terrain that you will have to encounter, the size of the cache and more. 5. Tap “Navigate to Geocache”. Your smartphone will then pull up a map that shows the path from you to the cache. Start walking/driving to the location and you will see the blue ping move along the path. You can change the map type to Street Map, Topographic Map, and Satellite Map on the top menu. Now get out there and find that cache! (The “rules” for what to do with a geocache once you find it can be found at www.geocaching.com/guide)

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Technology & Fishing Article by Dan Howard

Technology seems to be rocking the entire world these days. It certainly has had an impact on fishing. Unfortunately, only a minority of fishermen realize and understand the capabilities of the new high tech fishing tools. When I was young, most fishing rods/poles were made of fiberglass. Along came graphite and carbon fiber and overnight the ability to feel the bite was enhanced dramatically. Yes, fiberglass poles are still made and for some applications they are superior to the graphite poles, but if you fish lures on the bottom, you will love the increased ability to feel the bite with a graphite or carbon fiber pole. There are so many different flavors of graphite and carbon fiber poles available now it is almost impossible to keep track. Luckily for the fishermen, they have started to label the poles with the specific type of lures they recommend to use with them. Like so many of the fishing tools, they are becoming more specialized. I can tell you from personal experience that there is good reason for specialized fishing rods. There is nothing like the correct tool for the job and specialized fishing rods fish the baits they were designed for better than other rods. Reel technology has also improved dramatically in the last few years. Unfortunately the price has increased accordingly. It is not all bad though. Most new bait casting reels have improved to the point where back lashes are next to non-existent. If you fish with bait casting reels you know what a bummer a backlash can be and if you have more than one a day it can take the fun out of fishing altogether. Spinning reels are doing a better job closing the bail, providing instant hook sets with the anti-reverse feature, providing for smooth, long distance casting by using more ball bearings and drag systems are using newer high tech materials such as ceramic discs. Other improvements include the use of stronger and lighter high tech materials and reels with faster retrieve speeds. Pike and muskie like fast retrieves. A fast retrieve reel is a must have when fishing for these big fish. If you are finding that you are fussing with and cussing at your reel, spend a little money and get a reel with the new technology features. You won’t be disappointed.

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Shopping for fishing line is a lot more complicated than it used to be because of the introduction of new high tech fishing lines. Fluorocarbon is one of the latest to be introduced. It is transparent like monofilament, but it does not stretch and has a smaller diameter so it sinks faster. It is advertised to be totally transparent to fish. Monofilament has a larger diameter and does stretch. It does not sink as quickly and because it stretches it is more difficult to feel subtle strikes when fishing the bottom with semislack line. Braided line also does not stretch and also has a relatively small diameter. It often comes in colors that are not transparent so it also often floats so it can be used as a strike indicator. The newest braid “Nano-fil” has a really small diameter. Currently the highest breaking strength it is available in is 12lb. Because of its small diameter it has superior casting ability, it is not uncommon to improve your casting distance by at least 20 feet just by changing to this line. There are even lines that glow in the dark which help immensely when night fishing with a black light. Fishing line is becoming a specialized “tool” just like a rod or reel. Fish finders have been improved more than any other fishing tool. The new finders have amazing capabilities and in the last 2-3 years the resolution of viewing screens has improved to allow easier interpretation of what you are seeing. It is absolutely amazing what you can see below the surface with a modern finder. The images are near to picture quality and for some models the resolution is considered to be similar to your high definition TV. The integration of GPS (Global Positioning System) side scanning sonar and standard sonar technology has made it possible to take the data your finder records and stores as you fish and with the help of a computer program, turn this into a 3 dimensional map of the bottom. Since sonar also can interpret the content of the bottom, bottom content can be shown on the map by painting hard rock areas one color and soft bottom areas a different color. If you have missed any of the new technology fishing tools introduced in the last couple of years, I highly recommend you take a closer look. I know the tools will improve your fishing. September 2012 | SANDPOINT NEWSLINE  21


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Gem Fireplace & Stove exists to fill a need for professional fireplace and stove services in the Idaho panhandle. With over 5 years experience installing and repairing wood, pellet, and gas inserts, and free-standing stove, and with annual attendance at factory technical training provided by some of the largest manufacturers in the US and Canada, Greg can help with any make or model fireplace, insert, or stove. We provide gas piping, ventilation, and heating service from your living room to your patio and yard. All major manufacturers recommend that annual maintenance be performed for maximum operating efficiency as well as safety for you and your family. Today’s woodstoves emit tremendously lower levels of pollutants and deliver more heat where you want it, into your home. The efficiency of today’s wood, pellet, and gas fireplaces, inserts, and stoves is dependent upon regular maintenance. Foregoing the recommended annual checks, leads to higher particulate emission which can be harmful to the environment , as well as lower efficiency, that means less heat delivered to your home, affecting the level of comfort provided and, possibly the biggest consequence, more costly fuel bills. If you need gas piping, ventilation, or heating, make Gem Fireplace & Stove your first call. We are licensed, insured, and bonded. Call us today and let us be YOUR FIREPLACE GUY. We promise, we will exceed your expectations.

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Clyde’s Towing is big enough to get the job done and small enough to care. We can take care of all your towing needs. Our drivers are certified, complete with background checks. We strive for excellence in prompt, courteous, professional service. From small cars to semitrucks, no job is too big or too small. We also offer roadside assistance for lock outs, jump starts and tire changes. Ponderay—1115 Triangle Drive 208.263.0323 Sunrise Salon features 3 premium beds (1 stand up), and 2 twenty minute beds. Just half of the max time in our beds helps your body to produce 10,000 units of vitamin D. Tanning also helps to clear skin irritations such as; Acne, Psoriasis, and Eczema. Back To School! We are featuring our Back To School Special - *15% off on two weeks of unlimited tanning standard/premium and *40% off on featured tanning lotions. Take advantage of our hot new bulbs in both twenty minute beds! Stop in and get your skin ready for this years school season! Coupon is required - find it in the Deal It Local magazine in your mailbox or at www.dealitlocal.com. *Offer is good while supplies last. *Tanning discount expires October 6, 2012. Hours: MondayFriday, 9am-6:30pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm. Like us Facebook! Ponderay—110 Tibbets Lane, Suite #1 (across street from Co-Op) 208.263.5484

KBM Enterprises, Inc.

KBM offers big city technology solutions right here in our little town! We help small to medium size businesses control the largest cost of technology. Let us take care of your IT needs. Like us on Facebook! www.KBM.us. Ponderay—401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite K 208.265.0902

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No deposits, no minimum, just month to month. Bring your own lock or buy new or used ones here. Sing up and move in the same day. Completely fenced site with cameras, well lit at night and password controlled gate. We have a very clean site and clean units. Penske truck discounts! Please stop by the office and we would be happy to show you our units and answer any questions you may have. Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm & Sun, 9am-3pm. www.sandpointselfstorage.com. Sandpoint—32607 Highway 200 - 208.263.7276 September is Not For Sissies Month at Curves. This month come to Curves for “30 Days Free” ! Watch for information about a special community event we will host on Tuesday, September 18th. The Curves circuit, designed especially for women, is made up of resistance machines that work every major muscle group, two muscles at a time. This total workout, including stretching, takes just 30 minutes. Our club is also specially certified to offer Curves Complete, a 90 day weight management program designed by the Cleveland Clinic. Call us at 208.255.1661 for an appointment and more information.Check us on www.facebook:sandpointcurves, or www. sandpointcurves.com. 110 Tibbetts Lane, #2 Ponderay, ID.

Brown’s Northside Machine & Gear, Inc.

Repair, parts, service, equipement, trucks and RVs. We do metal machining, welding and fabrication and custom u-bolts and hydraulic hoses while you wait! Transmission and rear-end rebuilds and exchange. Driveline rebuilds and repairs. Ponderay—300 Bonner Mall Way, Suite #125 208.255.1818

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Survival Depot, located at the corner of Highway 200 and McGhee Road in Kootenai, carries every item you could want for food storage preparation. We offer a large collection of canning jars, reusable lids, pressure canners, canning guides and accessories. For long term dry food storage, we carry food grade mylar bags, buckets, barrels and oxygen absorbers. Select your non-GMO Wheat Montana product, grind it in your Country Living Grain Mill, and cook it in your Sun Oven Solar Cooking Stove—all without electricity! MREs and Volcano Grills allow you to eat on the go. Just getting started? We offer a large collection of homesteading, foraging and survival books. Hours are Wednesday-Friday, 10am-6pm and Saturday, 10am-2pm. Kootenai—21 McGhee Road, Suite 103 208.597.7156

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Zandoozles

Days are cooler and it’s time to gear up for indoor activities. Zandoozles Toys & Gifts has a great selection of art supplies, craft kits, puzzles and toys to stimulate imaginative play. Zandoozles’ friendly staff can help you find just the right gift for infants through ‘tweens. Drive on by or ride the SPOT bus - it’s free and it stops just a few feet from our door at 400 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay. Open M-F 10-5:30 and Sat 10-5. 208-254-7242.

Fox’s Fun Factory Crafter’s Mall

Come on down to the Crafter’s Mall open Monday-Saturday, 10-6pm and check out our 34+ Artisans whose wears include Quilts, Bags, Aprons, Jams, Pillows, Jewelry, Glassware, Hats, Scarfs, Inspirational Items, Fishing Flies and much more! NOW OPEN: Our First Annual “Farmer to Market and Outside Vendors”. Our Fresh Air Market features many of the Local Growers and Crafters. The “Farmer to Market” will be open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10-6pm for summer. Come join the fun! Spaces available, just give us a call! Like us on Facebook! www.foxsfunfactorycraftersmall.com. Ponderay—11-B Emerald Industrial Park Road 208.946.8499

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Kootenai Used Furniture and Sub Shoppe

We offer quality, used furniture, collectibles and antiques. Pick up a latte or sub sandwich while you shop! Locally owned by Barbara & LeAnna Porath. The furniture shop opened in 1988 and the Sub Shoppe/Latte Shoppe was added in 1995. Like us on Facebook and receive a free soda! Located in the same building as Squeeky’s U-Haul. Kootenai— 32211 Highway 200 208.263.0244

Sandpoint Sports

“Right gear, right fit, NO Exceptions!” We are a bicycle, ski and snowboard shop located in beautiful Ponderay, Idaho. A great deal is only a great deal if the gear fits you and your goals. So, whether you are a weekend warrior or race fanatic, we will work to fit your needs and guarantee our services all within your budget. We offer a variety of bike rentals, ski rentals and snowboard rentals, a repair shop and knowledgeable sales staff. Sandpoint sports provides free bike tunes for 2 years with bike purchase. Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm & Sat-Sun, 8am5pm. Like us on Facebook! www.sandpointsports.net Ponderay—476930 Highway 95 208.265.6163

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS September 8 – Laura Love & Orville Johnson

Di Luna’s Café will host this dinner and concert with doors opening at 5:00 pm for dinner (reservations required). Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 the day of the show. Call 208.263.0846 for reservations or tickets.

September 13 – George Winston Concert

Experience an evening with pianist George Winston at the Panida. The concert begins at 7:30 pm. General admission is $25. 208.263.9191

September 14, 15 – Wild & Scenic Film Festival

“Where activism gets inspired.” The Festival begins at 7:00 pm at the Panida. 208.263.9191

September 17 – Annual General Membership Meeting

The Panida Theater Board of Trustees will hold its annual general membership meeting of the Panida Theater Committee, Inc. at 7:00 pm in the Panida’s Little Theater. Open to the public. Free admission.

September 20, 21, 22 – Beasts of the Southern Wild

The Global Café Cinema Series presents the winner of the Sundance Film Festival, Beasts of the Southern Wild at the Panida at 7:30 pm. Adults are $7 and seniors and students are $6. 208.263.9191

September 27 – Triple Threat Tour 2012 Poor Boy

SHOWS/MUSIC/ARTS September 6, 8 – Your Sister’s Sister The Global Café

Cinema Series presents this comedy about doing the right thing with the wrong person. Come enjoy this engaging film at the Panida at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for seniors and students. 208.263.9191

September 7 – Rocky & The Rollers Come out and

enjoy this 50’s band that has over 35 years of experience touring around the world in a wide range of musical situations, from fairs and festivals to conventions and black tie affairs, concert halls and solo hotel and club dates. The show begins at 7:00 pm at the Panida. General admission is $25. 208.263.9191

with all the effects and all the great music. The Panida hosts this great tribute at 8:00 pm. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. 208.263.9191

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES September 8,12,15,19,22,26,29 – Farmer’s Market at Sandpoint Find us Wednesday’s from 3-5:30 pm and

Saturday’s from 9am – 1pm, knowing there are never two markets the same. Enjoy the always changing variety of fresh, locally grown produce, garden starts, and annual and perennial plants located at Farmin Park. As usual, there is always live music to entertain you while shopping. 208.597.3355

September 8, 9 – 24 Hours for Hank, Cycling for Cystinosis Join us for a 24 hour team relay road bike

ride! Teams ride for prizes, bragging rights and most importantly fundraising for Cystinosis research and Hank’s future. The race begins at 11:00 am on the 8th and finishes at 11:00 am on the 9th. This is a 19 mile course in the beautiful Selle Valley. Go to www.24hoursforhank.org for more information.

September 11,18,25 - Trivia Night at Mickduff’s

Every Tuesday night Mickduff’s Brewing Co. hosts trivia night from 7 - 9 pm. Make sure to arrive early as the tables fill up fast! Prizes are awarded to the winning team. 208.255.4351

September 12 – Wheelbarrow Wednesdays This

farm-to-fork dinner tour begins at the Farmer’s Market with our Chefs. There, you will shop and tour local artisan food destinations and lastly, you will dine on a Chef-prepared gourmet dinner of market items and local wine and beer. This event will begin at the Pend d’Oreille Winery from 4:30 – 8:30 pm. Tickets are $50 per person. Go to savorsandpoint.com for more information.

September 15 – 13th Annual Injectors Car Show

This annual car show is held to benefit local charities such as Hospice, Toys for Tots and Angels Over Sandpoint. This year the car show will be held in a new location in Downtown Sandpoint, on the corner of 2nd and Main. The show will be held from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes! Come on out and enjoy the fun while helping to support your local charities. 208.263.7820

September 15 – MCC Fall Tailgate Sale As the summer

is winding down it can mean only one thing…it’s tailgate season at the Hope Memorial Community Center. A time for cleaning out the garage or storage unit and getting rid of those unused or unwanted items. This event takes place from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Call Carolyn at 208.264.5481 for a registration form or other information. The Hope Preschool will be hosting a Bake Sale at the Tailgate and the MCC will have breakfast and lunch items available to purchase.

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September 28 – House of Floyd A Pink Floyd Tribute

in Recovery Anonymous is having a free community information meeting at 3:00 pm. This meeting will take place at the Sandpoint Events Center located at the corner of Pine and Euclid. www.foodaddicts.org

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Productions and Stept Productions present TWO ski movies, The Eighty Six, and WE, with athlete appearances and tons of giveaways. Doors open at 6:00 pm at the Panida. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. 208.263.9191.

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September 16 – 4th Annual Scenic Half Marathon

The Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce and partnering sponsor, Cor24 Fitness, are excited to present the 4th Annual Scenic Half Marathon/10K/5K, rejuvenating runners by utilizing the brand new Sand Creek Bike Path! The race begins at 8:30 am and ends at noon. 208.263.2161

September 17-22 - WaCanId Bike Ride Tour through

two states and one province on our fourth annual 6-day, 344-mile WaCanId Ride, presented by the International Selkirk Loop and Rotary International! Ride through the scenic passages, alongside the rivers and lakes of the Selkirk Mountain range. Visit beautiful towns full of history and adventure. The International Selkirk Loop is one of the “Top 10 Scenic Destinations in the Northern Rockies” named by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The ride begins in our beautiful town of Sandpoint! Call 208. 267.0822 or go to www.wacanid.org for more information.

September 19 – 2012 Fall Home Horticulture Workshop Series The Bonner County Gardeners

Association presents, “Planning your Home Orchard” led by Robb McCracken at the Ponderay Event Center from 6 – 8 pm. Classes are $10. www.bcgardeners.org

September 20-23 - Idaho Draft Horse and Mule International Northwest’s largest draft horse and

mule show at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Go to IdahoDraftHorseShow.com or call 208.263.8414 for more information.

September 22 - Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail Dog Walk

Take your dogs or a dog from the Panhandle Animal Shelter for a walk and check out Sandpoint’s newest waterfront trail, right over the bridge from downtown Sandpoint. This family-friendly and dog-friendly trail starts just past the Season’s condos, east of City Beach, and continues along the water’s edge for 1.4 miles. Enjoy spectacular views of our great lake, Scotchman Peaks and the Cabinet Mountains. Learn more about the Panhandle Animal Shelter, the Friends of the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail, and efforts to protect this trail for generations to come! The walk is from 9 – 11 am. 208.265.9565

September 22, 23 – Wilderness First Aid Certification Course Selkirk Outdoor Leadership &

Education (SOLE), Inc. in collaboration with Longleaf Wilderness Medicine is offering this Wilderness First Aid Certification Course. Call 928.351.SOLE or go to info@ soleexperiences.org for more information.

September 26 - 2012 Fall Home Horticulture Workshop Series The Bonner County Gardeners

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Association presents, “All About Herbs” led by Kit Cooley, MG. This class will be held at the Ponderay Event Center from 6 – 8:00 pm. Classes are $10. www.bcgardeners.org

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October – Children in Foster Care Need Advocates

The CASA program will offer 30-hour Volunteer Training this October and November in Sandpoint. Call the Sandpoint CASA Office now to find out if the CASA Program is the right program for you. Children need advocates and the CASA Program will train volunteers. Call 208.255.7408 and talk to Judy or Cherie.music and great beer! This year we’ll be serving up several regional wines, hard ciders and over 40 beers on tap! For the kids we’ll have the soda tent where they can mix their own flavors and create wild concoctions. We’ll have arts and crafts vendors throughout the village and live music playing all 3 days.

October 20 – Health and Safety Fair The fair was

created with all of our community members in mind. Come meet Sandpoint’s local health care community, explore their services and how they can help you with your health care needs. This event is free and open to the public at the Bonner County Fairgrounds from 10 am – 2 pm. 208.263.2161

October 18 – Radical Reels The Banff Mountain Film

Festivals presents this faster, deeper, higher, steeper film at the Panida. Showing begins at 7:00 pm. 208.263.9191

October 31 – Trick or Treat! Come enjoy a safe and free night at The Bonner Mall with trick-or-treating from 4 – 6 pm followed by a costume contest for kids 12 and under. 208.263.4272

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FORTY-ONE SOUTH We have Neighbor John every Thursday in the lounge 6-9pm and Bruce Bishop in the dining room every Saturday 6-9pm. Also, Larry Mooney on Friday, April 13th in the lounge 6-9pm. EICHARDT’S PUB Join us for Blues Jam every Monday with host Truck Mills. The Charley Packard Band plays every Wednesday. ***Text “livemusic” to 35819 to sign up for pub updates. TRINITY AT CITY BEACH Spend Tuesdays with Mike and Friends from 5pm to 8pm. Come down to Trinity at city Beach every Tuesday at 5pm to enjoy wonderful food and live music. It’s a great night to go out with the family. Also join us Fridays for the sounds of Bruce Bishop. For more information and updates on events visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/trinityatcitybeach. PEND D’OREILLE WINERY 9/06 - Mac Lloyd, 5-8pm 9/07 - Bright Moments, 5-8pm 9/08 - Flying Mammals, 1:30-5pm 9/09 - Bare Grass, 1-4pm 9/14 - Mick Croon, 5-8pm 9/21 - Mike & Shanna, 5-8pm 9/28 - Cedar & Boyer, 5-8pm COLDWATER CREEK WINEBAR 9/01 - Truck Mills 7-10pm 9/07 - Mike and Shana Thompson 7-10 9/08 - Ray Allen 6-9pm 9/14 - Right Moments Jazz 7-10 9/15 - brother music 6-9pm 9/21 - Touch of Jazz 7-10 9/22 - Charlie Packard 6-9pm 9/28 - Ron Kieper 7-10pm 9/29 - Rick Burness 6-9

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PARTIES AND ENTERTAINMENT Magic by Star Star Alexander, Magical Edutainer. Birthdays, Holiday Parties, School Shows, Special Events. www.magicbystar.com. 208.610.8656.

FUNERAL HOME/CREMATION SERVICE Lakeview Funeral Home Funeral home and cremation services.301 S. Olive, Sandpoint, Idaho. 208.263.3180.

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