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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

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Bonner County
Established: 2/21/1907

Parent County: Kootenai

Co. Seat: Cities
Sandpoint: Sagle, Cocolalla, Ponderay, Hope, Clark Fork, Priest Lake

Established February 21, 1907 with its county seat at Sandpoint. It was named for Edwin L. Bonner, who, in 1864,
established a ferry on the Kootenai River where the town of Bonners Ferry is located. The ferry became an
important site in emigrant travel between Walla Walla to the placer and quartz mines in British Columbia.

County Clerk: County Courthouse, Sandpoint, ID 83864-1305 Phone: (208) 265-1432 Fax: (208) 265-1447

IGS Publication: Winter 1996/Spring 1997