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BAYVIEW CANCELS JULY 4TH CELEBRATION

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The Bayview Chamber of Commerce has canceled the annual Fourth of July street dance and fireworks, saying last year's rowdy revelers gave the town the reputation as "Beerview."

The Panhandle community at the southern tip of Lake Pend Oreille has hosted the event for more than 30 years. But the chamber this week decided to call the celebration off because the party became too large to control last year."We really hated to do it because it is a long-standing tradition and a lot of people are very disappointed," said Ernie Simpson, chamber vice president. "People here enjoyed it, but word was going around that it was not Bayview anymore but Beerview."