Bradbury makes second bid for the Idaho Supreme Court
Judge John H. Bradbury of the Second District, is making his second
bid to serve on the Idaho Supreme Court. He paid almost $120,000 out
of his own pocket two years ago for his campaign and just narrowly
missed getting elected.
budget drop for State Hospital North
Funding for Idaho’s State Hospital North, in Orofino, has been cut
by $650,000. The Joint Finance Appropriations Committee (JFAC) has
had to reduce the budget for this 55-bed psychiatric facility by 9.3
Orofino Junior Miss winners
Congratulations to Orofino’s 2010 Junior Miss winners (l to r)
second runner-up Ashley Shrader; Junior Miss Katie Nemeth; and first
runner-up Myrissa Wolfe.
Lumberjack Days Royalty Contest April 24
It is time again to begin collecting names for contestants to run
for Orofino Lumberjack Days 2010 royalty. The contest will be
Saturday, April 24 and a queen and two princesses will be crowned.
Braylon Michael Howland and Kaden Darold Howland were born Monday,
March 1, 2010 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA. They are the
twin sons of Bryan and Ashley Howland, Lewiston.
Taco Sale Friday, March 19
The Orofino Pow Wow committee is sponsoring an Indian Taco Sale this
Friday, March 19, at the Washington Water Power Auditorium, 1051
Michigan Ave. from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
resigns from Clearwater-Lewis Board of Community Guardians
Aretha Chilton, who will turn 97 on April 8, recently resigned from
the Clearwater-Lewis Board of Community Guardians.
for “Pennies for the Past”
This is the second update of the penny drive for the Museum. We are
happy to report we have collected $80.50 from the community
canisters and over $150 dollars from other sources that provided
their donations directly to the museum during these past two weeks.
Employees of the Week
John and Marie Myers would like to nominate the ladies at Wells
Fargo Bank in Orofino as Employees of the Week.
weeks and counting until Team Missions travels to the Philippines
Team Missions, led by Monique and Don Judkins, has just five weeks
to go before they embark on their two-week short term missions trip
to an orphanage in the Philippines.
Diary of a
Forester: Eugene William Langdon
This account is an ongoing series featuring text from the
handwritten diary of a former Forest Ranger, Eugene William Langdon
(1883 – 1967).
receive $85,000 grant for alternative healing methods
Clearwater Valley and St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will partner
on a year long $85,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human
Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to look at
ways to integrate traditional medicine with alternative healing
modalities such as acupuncture, massage therapy and yoga.
begin meetings March 24
Orofino Celebrations Inc. will begin their monthly meetings at 7
p.m. Wednesday, March 24.
Census jobs testing March 25-26
The U.S. Census Bureau will be
holding the final pre-employment testing sessions in Clearwater
County on Thursday and Friday, March 25-26, and Friday, April 2.
Calling Contest gets sponsors
The Idaho Outfitters & Guides Association is proud to have
sponsorship to help with the advertising and costs of putting on the
Fourth Annual Idaho State Championship Elk Calling Contest.
March Sesquicentennial event
Pierce is celebrating its Sesquicentennial year with a special event
each month. he March event was a pie social Sunday afternoon at the
Pierce Community Center with speaker Robbin Johnston, an
archaeologist and historian with the U.S. Forest Service in Orofino.
February jobless rates comes within a tenth of record
Idaho employers opened 2010 by hiring fewer workers than in any
two-month period on record, sending February's seasonally adjusted
unemployment rate to 9.5 percent and stopping just short of breaking
the record 9.6 percent rate in 1982-83.
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 River’s Edge.
County Republican Party Banquet Friday, 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.
enrollment down from last year
An executive session of the Joint School District 171 was held by
board members March 15 at Orofino High School. March enrollment was
at 1134 students – less one student from this time last month and
less 86 students from this time last year.
Thinning and Pruning Field Day offered in Orofino
University of Idaho Clearwater County Extension Office
will offer a Thinning and Pruning Field Day on Friday, April 9.