a history to tell (Part I)
were converging on San Francisco by the thousands in 1967’s Summer
of Love, and the counter-culture was in full swing and warming up
for Woodstock, a tiny town in north, central Idaho, was forming its
first historical museum to remember the past, write their history,
and honor all that had come before.
County declarations of candidacy 2010
The following candidates have declared their intent to run for
office in Clearwater County in the primary election to be held May
CCED Director takes the helm in April
Loren Whitten-Kaboth will officially take the position of Director
at Clearwater County Economic Development Team (CCED) beginning the
first part of April.
Easter Egg Hunt April 3
The VFW Post #3296 is sponsoring their annual Easter Egg Hunt, for
children ages preschool through fourth grade, on Saturday, April 3
at the Orofino City Park at 3 p.m.
171 says goodbye to some familiar faces
With 110 years of teaching between them, three teachers from “the
hill” are retiring.
Clean-up Day set for April 24
Planning for the Community Clean-up, Arbor Day, Greener Clearwater
and Community Garage Sale is underway and is set for Saturday, April
24 at Orofino City Park.
Transfer Station open for Community Clean-Up Day April 24
The Board of County Commissioners wishes to inform the public that
the Transfer Station will be open Saturday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. for Community Clean-Up Day.
I spent part of last week at the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane
assisting my granddaughter Ashley Howland in her daily trips to the
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sacred Heart Hospital in
Orofino Chamber of Commerce announces auction theme
“Casino Royale” is the theme for the 2010 Annual Orofino Chamber of
Commerce Auction to be held Friday, May 7 at the Best Western Lodge
at River’s Edge.
Fire Academy attracts 263 students
The three day Clearwater Fire Academy in Orofino this past weekend
attracted 263 fire fighting students from 25 different fire
districts in the state according to Mike Lee, Orofino Fire Chief who
is president of the association.
basic handgun training
Orofino Police Department on Saturday, April 24 at 8 a.m. will host
a basic handgun training class that meets the training requirements
needed to obtain a concealed weapons permit.
Safety Class April 3
County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a “Boat
safety class in the conference room, at the Best Western Lodge at
Fraser Community Center accepts bid for bathrooms
The Fraser Community Center Board members held a meeting March 14 to
look at the bids for the bathrooms they received. The Board accepted
4-Stems Construction’s bid.
royalty sign-up deadline is April 5
It is time once 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.
Auxiliary quilt raffle displayed at US Bank
The Clearwater Valley Hospital Auxiliary quilt raffle will conclude
on Monday, May 3 when the winning ticket is drawn at the final
Auxiliary meeting of the season. The 90” x 90” ‘Many Trips around
the World’ quilt was specially made and donated by Dora McMinn,
Owner, The Quilting Shed in Lenore.
Clearwater Republicans hear candidates’ views at Lincoln Day Dinner
Around 200 Clearwater County Republicans gathered at the Orofino
National Guard Armory Friday evening to enjoy a buffet dinner and
listen to elected officials and prospective candidates express views
relating to the current political climate in the County, State and
Orofino City Council:
Fire Academy a great success
Fire Chief, Mike Lee, reported the 2010 Clearwater Fire Academy was
very successful. Held near Orofino High School and satellite
locations, March 19–21, it had over 263 students attending.
on State Hwy. 64 claims life of Charles Brown
Charles T. Brown, 78, of Kamiah, was traveling eastbound on State
Highway 64 near milepost 25, Sunday, March 21, at approximately 9:45
and 911 update
Guest speakers for the Chamber meeting March 17, were Richard
Kerschbaum, Postmaster, and Penny Deyo of the Orofino Post Office,
and Angela VanderPas, IT Administrator for Clearwater County.