Tagged: Bonner County history

The brick barons of Sandpoint

By Hannah Combs
Reader Contributor

Peter LaFond had been playing the real estate market, carefully buying properties and trading up for more valuable investments. With a house in town and …

A match made in Sandpoint

By Hannah Combs
Reader Contributor

According to an article in a 1917 issue of the Pend d’Oreille Review, the history of the match industry “reads like a romance.” Match …

One room to school them all

By Chris Corpus and Hannah Combs
Reader Contributors

Scrambling onto his brother’s shoulders and waving his arms wildly in the air, he knew he could catch the teacher’s eye. Spotting …

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