Bonner County History – January 25, 2022


From the archives of the

Bonner County History Museum

611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864

208-263-2344

50 years ago

Sandpoint Newsletter

Jan. 25, 1972 – GRADUATES HONOR DINNER

A dinner will be held at the Chateau on Saturday in honor of Anna Burns, who will be a graduate of Sandpoint Beauty Culture School. Graduates are also invited.

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THE MULE DEER ON THE ROAD TO CONNIE’S

A mule deer roamed Fourth Avenue on Sunday, escaping a photographer who went looking for it. Katherine Swenson looked out her mother’s window (610 N. 4th) and did a double take when she saw the animal go by. His mother, Madame Gertrude Racicot, called the News-Bulletin. “There’s a mule deer walking down the street towards Connies,” she said.

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SANDPOINT CONSTRUCTION DAM

Record construction created 121 new housing units in 1971 and 55 other construction projects. The city’s total building permit value last year hit a record $2,152,994. These facts were revealed in Fire Chief Art Chubb’s annual report. “There has never been a year close to this in Sandpoint history,” he said.

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SANDPOINT MARINA EXPANDS ITS FACILITIES

Sandpoint Marina, operated by Leo Hadley and Ted Farmin, is moving its stores and showrooms to the old Mountain States Power Station building it used for storage for years. Once the work is completed, the old workshop, which only floats during summer floods, will no longer be necessary. Hadley and Farmin said the old floating workshop had become too small to handle all the work and the old power station building was ideal.

100 years ago

Pend d’Oreille Review

Jan. 25, 1922 – INCOME TAX IN BRIEF

WHO? Single people with a net income of $1,000 or more or a gross income of $5,000 or more. Married couples with a net income of $2,000 or more or a gross income of $5,000 or more. WHEN? March 15, 1922 is the deadline for filing declarations and first payments. OR? Inland revenue collector of the district in which the person resides or has his principal establishment. HOW? ‘OR’ WHAT? Complete instructions on Form 1040A and Form 1040; also the law and regulations. WHAT? Normal tax of 4% on taxable income. Surtax of 1% to 65% on net income over $5,000 for 1921.

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BRIEF LOCAL

FF Reem scoured the circle of his territory from Saturday to Monday, taking Rathdrum, Newport and Priest River in search of auto buyers.

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CIVIC CLUB OFFERS A REST ROOM TO THE CITY

Implying that the lack of proper supervision of the ladies’ rest room is caused by a confusion of its management, a delegation of women from the civic club appeared before the city council, proposing to return the room to the city if the council did not give the club absolute jurisdiction over it. “We spent $725 furnishing and maintaining the room and it’s costing us $30 a month now,” said Ms Brooks, who acted as spokeswoman. “If the city does not want to pay for its maintenance, we are ready to maintain it but want full jurisdiction. There are too many fingers in the cake.

For more information, visit the museum online at bonnercountyhistory.org.

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