Medal Highway Dedication Saturday

A state highway will be dedicated in St. Maries Saturday in recognition of veterans who’ve received America’s highest military honor. Four years ago State 3 was designated as North Idaho’s Medal of Honor Highway. But there was never a dedication to mark the occasion. A local group of veterans from the American Legion Lloyd G. McCarter Post 25 decided to undertake the project. Jim Shubert said Marilyn Barker wrote the Idaho Department of Transportation about plans for a dedication and […]

Worth Repeating

An overflow crowd attended the dedication of the Benewah County Veteran’s Memorial Oct. 19 at Woodlawn Cemetery. The following is the text of the remarks made by Jack Botts at the ceremony. Mr. Botts was chairman of the committee that spearheaded the effort to build the memorial. Jim Shubert, Bill Caswell, Candy Pugh and Helen Kevo are the other members of the memorial committee. Dedicated to all who served October 19, 2013 The memorial committee and all of those involved […]

To Honor Our Veterans

When it comes to donating time or money to community projects, St. Maries area residents are always quick to step up. The most recent project is the Veteran’s Memorial which will stand at the west end of St. Maries. The memorial will be a permanent monument dedicated to and honoring the military men and women of the United States of America who honorably served their country in times of war and peace. Plans for the memorial include a special tribute […]