the future of Orofino Junior High
Several sources reported last week that the District 171 School
Board had made a definite decision to close Orofino Junior High
Winter Festival this Friday and Saturday
The planners of the Pierce Winter Festival are not disenchanted with
a lack of snow.
well after heart attack, knee replacement
Recently Bev Latham of Latham’s Mobile Butchering had a heart attack
and was airlifted to Spokane, WA while Kyle had another knee
rescued after boat hits rock in Clearwater River
Sgt. Jay Colvin of the Nez Perce County Sheriff’s Office reported
three people were fortunate to escape injury when their boat struck
a rock on the Clearwater River, downstream of the Clearwater/Nez
Perce county line Saturday, Jan. 30, at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Class of 1980
30-year reunion plans underway
The Orofino High School class of 1980 has scheduled a 30 year class
reunion for June 25-26.
service merger proposal moving forward
Leadership teams from both Clearwater and Nez Perce national forests
have agreed to prepare a package proposing the two forests be
combined into one administrative unit.
actor, dancer to perform Feb. 11 in Orofino
Kevin Spirtas, accomplished actor, singer, dancer, will entertain
Clearwater Community Concert members at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11
at Orofino High School.
Mall of Infinity,
the Idea of the Decade, announces plans to come to Orofino
All Cities Mall, Inc., owner of the Mall of Infinity and All Cities
Mall’s Technologies Development Division, is now based in Orofino.
boy raises $459.36 for Haiti victims
Six year old, Isaac Stevenson, of Orofino, had a successful bake
sale Saturday. When he saw children (on television) suffering in
Haiti, he wanted to do something for them.
party haystack feed Feb. 5 & 9
The Orofino High School senior class of 2010 and senior parents will
be having two Maniac Haystack Feed fundraisers to help raise funds
for the senior graduation party.
truck hits power pole to avoid school bus
Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a log
truck accident near milepost 22.5 on Hwy. 11
invited to teacher in-service Feb. 5
Joint School District #171 invites all parents and community members
to attend the next teacher in-service day, Friday, Feb. 5, at
Orofino High School.
Stars compete in Post Falls
The Orofino O Stars Cheerleaders competed at the 2010 North Idaho
Cheer Competition Jan. 23 in Post Falls.
Food Bank in
Orofino Feb. 15
The monthly food bank will be held at the National Guard Armory, Hwy
12 on Monday, Feb. 15.
art students show robots at library
The art students of Orofino Junior High School are exhibiting their
“Robots” at Clearwater Memorial Public Library.
Game changes bird hunting season, limits
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission moved back the opening date for
chukar and gray partridge hunting seasons and also reduced the bag
limit on both bird species.
Planning Workgroup looking for volunteers
The workgroup will evaluate and recommend building plans to include
additional classrooms as needed at Orofino High School and at
Timberline Schools, new multi-purpose rooms/practice gymnasiums at
OHS and TS, a kitchen remodel at Orofino Elementary School (OES) and
a bus loading/unloading safety zone at OES.
Annual Valentine Card Party and
Pie Social Feb. 10
The Clearwater Valley
Hospital annual Valentine Card Party and Pie Social will be held on Wednesday,
Feb. 10 at the VFW building on Michigan Ave.
Orofino Pow Wow
Committee potluck meeting Feb. 8
The Orofino Pow Wow committee will have a potluck meeting at the
Orofino Fisheries conference room on Monday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.
potluck for Leonard Randall Feb. 13
and potluck dinner for Leonard Randall will be held Saturday, Feb.
13 at 2 p.m.
at the Shotglass in Orofino.
Show & Shine
Planning Committee to meet Feb. 9
The first regular business meeting of the year for the Orofino Show
& Shine Planning Committee (OSSPC) is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9
at 7 p.m. at Orofino High School’s shop.