- Today is Memorial Day, but what — exactly — does that mean? Publisher Ben wrote this informative article in the latest Reader to bring everyone up to speed.
- The Bonner County Commissioners meet tomorrow — Tuesday, May 26 — for their regular weekly business meeting. On the agenda this week, Planning & Zoning will bring forward changes to Title 11, as well as a request for the formation of a Title 11 Building Regulations Committee and a possible withdrawal from the National Flood Insurance Program.The Sheriff’s Department will also present an action item: Discussion/Decision Regarding Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Management/Detention Contract. View the full agenda here.
- The annual Hope Pioneer Cemetery cleanup will be Tuesday, May 26 starting at 9 a.m. and lasting until everything is tidied up. Organizer Jim Livingston said volunteers are needed to cut and pile brush, rake debris, locate headstones and generally make the place presentable. Someone with a chainsaw is needed. “A huge difference can be made in a few hours on this Tuesday morning,” Livingston said. Contact him at [email protected] or 208-263-2215.
- There will be a work party on Tuesday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Kinnikinnik Arboretum. Organizers say bring your favorite tools and a lunch — coffee will be provided. Social distancing will be maintained while cleaning up and getting the Arb ready for summer. Questions? Call or text Rae at 208-610-1688.
While we have you ...
... if you appreciate that access to the news, opinion, humor, entertainment and cultural reporting in the Sandpoint Reader is freely available in our print newspaper as well as here on our website, we have a favor to ask. The Reader is locally owned and free of the large corporate, big-money influence that affects so much of the media today. We're supported entirely by our valued advertisers and readers. We're committed to continued free access to our paper and our website here with NO PAYWALL - period. But of course, it does cost money to produce the Reader. If you're a reader who appreciates the value of an independent, local news source, we hope you'll consider a voluntary contribution. You can help support the Reader for as little as $1.
You can contribute at either Paypal or Patreon.Contribute at Patreon Contribute at Paypal