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Blogs/Videos for North Idaho. Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Hope, Priest, Naples, Sagle and surrounding areas. Everything from market updates, places to see, fun events, every day goings on! Enjoy

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2015 

Road and Highway maintenance should always be consideredWhen moving to Sandpoint North Idaho area many things need be taken into consideration. Just one of those items should be how well are you going to be able to travel during the winter.  Winter storms in any snow country can cripple a communi...
12/26/2015
Everyone need not know about a 'tradition' to make it specialAbout 16 years ago when I was living in Truckee California, and Bilbo was but a wee pup, a tradition started.  There was a 'Big Dog' store in the one small strip mall in Truckee.  I got Bilbo his own stocking that year.  For 12 about 12...
12/25/2015
Merry Christmas from North IdahoAs I woke this morning I was treated to yet more snow.  This is truly a white Christmas this year.  The beauty is only enhanced with this beautiful layer of white.  Everything you look at seems to come straight from a magazine cover.  So lucky and grateful am I to ...
12/24/2015
Christmas Eve with snow still flying in North IdahoI have been looking forward to Christmas Eve again this year.  Maybe a bit more so than usual.  I normally go to Coeur D'Alene have a nice Sirloin Steak dinner at Texas Roadhouse and then a movie at Riverstone Regal Theaters.  Tradition I started...
12/24/2015
Merry Christmas with, oh my, only 2 days left !I could not sleep yesterday and know better than tossing and turning.  Headed to Sandpoint with my sleepy eyed buddy, Halley, about 3am.  We were treated to a very special morning.  Storm had hit hard.  Only things moving were the snow removal crews....
12/22/2015
Merry Christmas from Bonners Ferry with only 3 Day Left !North Idaho has storms rolling through.  Yesterday through this morning left the best accumulation by far on the valley floors.  In fact I am typing this after having spent close to 4 hours snow blowing and tidying up at the park.  The Welc...
12/22/2015
Merry Christmas from Naples Idaho - 6 days leftAn inexplicable calm, a quiet, a sense of something near has fallen over North Idaho.  The Christmas Sentinels are more alert. The lights seem to be brighter, almost as if acting a beacon.  With Halley's walk this morning she showed herself to be awa...
12/19/2015
Merry Christmas from Naples Idaho - 7 days leftAs we head into the final week before Christmas North Idaho received another nice storm last night.  With the cooler temperatures this snow is holding on the valley floors.  Adding to the beauty of the layer of white is the reflection of all the Chri...
12/18/2015
Merry Christmas from Naples Idaho - 8 days leftSanta's workshop is busy here in Naples.  Frosting for the cookies.  Last minute forgotten items for special "Mom's" recipes being picked up at the store.  Fudge being cut and all on to special platters.  While everyone looks at this 'Santa's Helper'...
12/17/2015
 Merry Christmas 2015 with only 10 days left !Sandpoint Idaho is nestled between Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort and Lake Pend Oreille. Schweitzer is a year round mountain with activities and events for all.  And as you would easily guess it really shines its brightest during the Holiday Season.  ...
12/15/2015
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