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UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017

Thousands turn out to own a piece of inventor Dr. Forrest Bird’s estate

Thousands of people came Saturday to look at the auction of items from the estate of physician and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird. Some came in the hope of buying one …

Estate of physician and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird auctioning 300 items Saturday

People are coming from all over the country to bid on 300 items from the estate of physician, aviator and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird on Saturday.

Bird Aviation Museum soars on after founders’ deaths

SAGLE, Idaho – A photo of a premature baby girl on a respirator is displayed inside a glass case on the second floor of the Bird Aviation Museum and Invention …

North Idaho respirator company settles with former president

A North Idaho company that makes medical respirators has finalized a settlement with a former president and CEO accused of weakening the company.

Inventor, aviator, mentor Forrest Bird dies at 94

Dr. Forrest Morton Bird’s research in breathing apparatuses for World War II pilots led to the development of the modern respirator, saving countless lives. The 94-year-old inventor and lifelong aviator …

N. Idaho inventor gets national nod

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Few people can say they’ve received a personal honor from the president of the United States. Fewer can say they’ve received two honors from two presidents in …