Junior Miss will be chosen this Saturday
Seven girls will participate in this year’s Orofino Junior Miss
program to be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 13 at Orofino High
School. Theme is “Get a Clue about Junior Miss.” Admission is $5.
High’s future remains undecided
future of Orofino Junior High School
remains undecided following a split vote during a specially called
Jt. School District 171 board meeting March 9.
School Band in 1950
In 1950, after an absence of seven years, a band was again placed
among the extra curricular activities at Weippe High School.
Food Bank in
Orofino March 15
The monthly food bank will be held at the National Guard Armory, Hwy
12 on Monday, March 15.
Food Bank in Pierce March 15
The Idaho Food Bank truck will be at Faith Lutheran Church in Pierce
on Monday, March 15 from 12 noon to 2 p.m.
spelling odyssey ends
spelling odyssey, which has taken her as far as Washington, D.C. on
three different occasions, ended last Saturday when she misspelled
jacamar, which is a family of
found mostly in low altitude woodlands and forests of South and
Employees of the Week
wishes to nominate Ruth Walker and Amy Spence at Augies as Employees
of the Week.
Unlimited Banquet is March 20
The Clearwater Valley Chapter of Ducks Unlimited annual banquet will
be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 20 at the Best Western Lodge at
I’ve been reminded again this past week that those of us who reside
in the rural area would be wise to be insured by Northwest MedStar,
a critical care flight transport service.
Life on the
I know now for certain there are angels here on Earth. I’ve always
been somewhat suspicious of it, but now it’s been confirmed.
MD yard sale fundraiser coming soon
Muscular Dystrophy (MD) fundraiser is already in the works. More
information will be published when things have been finalized. Watch
the Clearwater Tribune for more information.
Clearwater County Republican Party Banquet March 19
The Clearwater County Republican Central Committee will host their
semi-annual Lincoln Day Banquet Friday, March 19 at the Orofino
National Guard Armory.
School Board meets March 15
School District 171 School Board will hold their monthly meeting
March 15, at 7 p.m.,
at Orofino High
group stays active in the community
This years HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) club at
Orofino High School has been busy.
dinner to be held in Orofino
A traditional Seder dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 17 at 6
p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Orofino. All are welcome to
attend – both Christian and Jewish communities.
Elementary music programs to be presented March 18
The fourth and fifth graders of Orofino Elementary School will
perform in their music programs on Thursday, March 18, at the
elementary school gym. The fourth graders will perform at 6:15 p.m.
and the fifth graders at 7 p.m.
yard sale March 20
This is the time of year when many folks are thinking about cleaning
out some of the old things and earning a bit of money in the
Round-Up & Idaho State Championship Elk Calling contest April 10
The Spring Round-Up is an area communities’ fundraising event
in its tenth year and you won’t want to miss it!
Knowledge Bowl attends Regionals
On Feb. 17 the Orofino Maniac Knowledge Bowl Team traveled to Moscow
to the University of Idaho where they competed at the INL tournament
on its twentieth anniversary. The quizmasters were thrilled to see
us; it was the first time in 20 years that an Orofino team competed
Human Needs Council meets March 16
Brandi Nelsen, Social Services director at Clearwater Health
Rehabilitation, will be the speaker at the next general meeting of
Clearwater Human Needs Council at noon Tuesday, March 16, at the
senior class raffle features hickory cabinet
The senior parents and Class of 2010 students are working hard to
raise money for the after graduation party and the gifts given out
during the night.
John D. Barton, supervisor of the Public Works Department, reported
that his crew has done an intensive clean up along Hwy. 12 recently.
Joseph named top PA in the country
Hal Joseph, PA, CDE, was recently named the top Physician Assistant
in the US in the category, Service to the Underserved.
Lin Cannell, Bernice Pullen, and Nick Albers, representing the
Clearwater Historical Museum, gave a fascinating presentation about
Orofino’s early days during the March 3 Orofino Chamber of Commerce
Gimmestad receives second Navy Commendation Medal
LT Garth Gimmestad recently received his second Navy Commendation
Medal for his recent service at Naval Computer and
Telecommunications Station in Naples, Italy.
caution when burning yard debris and using campfires
Due to a number of fire starts in the past couple weeks, fire
managers are asking the public to use caution when burning yard
debris and brush piles or using campfires.
Medics medivac injured logger
Country Medics responded to a line machine accident at a logging
site at Elk on the Run, approximately four air miles northwest of
Clarkia, on the
afternoon of March 4 to transport an injured man.