The $1.4-million School District 101 Maintenance and Operations levy fell by a margin of 158 votes today with 2,128 voters going to the polls, with 1,143 voting no to 985 voting yes. Only three of seven precincts supported the levy. Voters in the Valley View precinct favored the measure 197 yes to 143 no, North Bonners Ferry 228 to 181, and Naples 169 to 144. Bonners Ferry precinct voters voted 60 no to 47 yes, it fell in Copeland precinct 149 to 65, in Kootenai 115 to 110 and in Moyie Springs, which lost its elementary school last year, 351 to 169/Mike Weland, News Bonners Ferry. More here.