Author Archives: Ken Jordan

Message from the Exalted Ruler

Greetings Fellow Elks Members: Well June is upon us and May has passed but what a great month May was this year and late April.  The golf course is open and looks absolutely beautiful and our golf season wasnt delayed too much … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

When you look at the calendar for June, you will see there is a lot going on. Friday night steak dinners start on the 7th. The cost is 12.50 each and includes beef or salmon steak (you cook it on … Continue reading

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From the Lodge Esquire — A Lesson Worth Learning

One day, a villager took the local gossip to the Rabbi and said, “This man has spread false rumors about me and caused me many problems.” The other quickly replied, “I must apologize for my gossiping. So, let me go … Continue reading

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Bar & Dining

Hello from Bobbi Hello! My name is Bobbi Ross and I have been hired as your new bar/dining manager. I have met some of you already and want to say “Thank you” for such a warm welcome to your club. … Continue reading

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Lodge Work Day — 5/4/19

Lodge Work Day — 5/4/19 Thanks to Rick Sperry for putting together a work party to get some painting and sprucing up taken care of. A hard day’s work, pressure washed and painted the entire deck and stairs in one … Continue reading

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4th of July Golf Cart Parade

4th of July Golf Cart Parade There will be a decorated golf cart parade just before the Sole Survivor on July 4th. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize.  Come join the fun and be best dressed cart … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — James E (Jim) Kraus

Jim Kraus Born in Rock Ford Colorado — 1909 graduated from Colorado State University — 1932 masters degree from University of Wisconsin — 1934 Ph.D. Cornell University — 1940 Aberdeen Agricultural Experiment Station — 1941-1948 Head of Department of Horticulture … Continue reading

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Cart Shed Cleaning Project

Cart Shed Cleaning Project Elks, If you have been out to the lodge, you can see that we are making improvements inside and out! One of the projects we would like to get going is cleaning golf cart storage sheds … Continue reading

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Qualifying for the Sole Survivor and Senior Sole Survivor

Qualifying for the Sole Survivor and Senior Sole Survivor Qualifying for the Sole Survivor and Senior Sole Survivor is underway. The following days are qualifying days, Sunday–6/2 & 6/30, Saturday 5/25, 6/8, & 6/22, You must sign up at the counter and … Continue reading

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Fathers’ Day Tournament

Come Join Us for a Fathers’ Day 4-Person  Scramble  June 16th at 2:00 PM $20 per person (Green Fees not included) 9 Hole Shot Gun Start Sign up to Reserve Your Spot! Prizes: Oldest Father, Youngest Father, KP, Long Putt … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Donald R Theophilus

Don Theophilus Born in Pittsburgh PA — 1899 graduated from Iowa State College (University) — 1920 & 1922 Assistant Professsor — Iowa State College (University) — 1922-1923 masters degree from Iowa State College (University) — 1924 Professor — Western Kentucky State College … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Hugh Bovill

Hugh Bovill Born in England –1861 Moved to Latah Couty in 1899 opened Bovill Store — 1903 opended Bovill Post Office — 1907 opened Hotel Bovill –1911 moved to Coeur d’Alene –1912 returned to Bovill and attempted unsuccessfully to reopen … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — May 2nd, 1942

The Old(er) Days — May 2nd, 1942 Saturday Night Social

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The Old(er) Days — A Short History of No. 249 (from 5/1/1920)

A Short History of No. 249 from the May 1st, 1920 issue of the 249er  

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From the Exalted Ruler

Greetings fellow Elk members: I am excited and proud to be Exalted Ruler this year and hope to accomplish a lot of goals for the lodge and community.  To those of you who don’t know me, I moved to the Moscow community June of 2007 … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Secretary

Happy Spring!!  All of you have or  should have received your dues statement by now.  If you have not, I need to know that because 2019-2020 dues are due!  Your statement has boxes to check for various charities you would like to donate to as well … Continue reading

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A Letter from the Esquire

Hello Fellow Elks! I started an assignment at the University this past month that had me write my eulogy. You read that correctly.  I needed to write the eulogy for my funeral.  That was a task that was harder than I ever imagined it would … Continue reading

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Bar & Dining Open for the Season / Golf Carts OK

Letting everyone know that the Golf Course is waiting for you to come out and play—-carts are now allowed. Also, Bar/Dining is open for your pleasure!

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Workday Reminder

Workday Reminder Hello Elks! This is a reminder that we will be having a Lodge Work Day THIS SATURDAY May 4th! — 8:00 AM to 12 PM. We will be painting the deck, painting the “dugout” (old entrance to the locker … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — 4/25/1926–Elks’ Chorus at U of I

The Old(er) Days — April 25th, 1926 Elks’ Chorus at University of Idaho     (Photo actually shows #3 green)

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