a history to tell (Part II)
The Clearwater Historical Museum has many special exhibits devoted
to early life in the Clearwater Valley. Predominate among them, is
the collection depicting the early timber industry.
Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday
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.
Wine Tasting scheduled for April 30
‘Grapes Galore’ is the theme for the 36th Annual Wine
Tasting co-hosted by the Clearwater Valley Hospital Auxiliary and
school board meeting April 6
A special school board meeting to discuss the housing of Orofino
Junior High School students is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 7
p.m. at the Orofino High School Cafeteria.
‘Bunny Hop’ fundraiser benefits CVHC
King’s Department store on Highway 12 regularly holds fundraisers to
benefit the Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics Foundation.
law enforcement agencies target aggressive drivers April 1-12
The Idaho Transportation Department is partnering with Orofino
Police Department and other law enforcement agencies across Idaho to
make highways safer by funding high visibility aggressive driving
patrols April 1 – 12.
Gobblers annual banquet April 17
(l to r) are Emerald Hutchins of Weippe and Terry White, Clearwater
Gobblers President. Emerald creates beautiful artwork from cedar and
is donating the two pieces shown to the National Wild Turkey
Federation to be sold at the annual banquet.
Mother’s Day motorcycle race at Johnson's Mill May 9
The Orofino Motorcycle Club (OMC) is gearing up for the three races
the club puts on every year. The Johnson's Mill Mother’s Day race is
scheduled for May 9 and the 4th Annual EnduroCross race is set for
Theresa’s Parrish welcomes Father Sipho Mathabela
Father Sipho Matabela came to Orofino from Africa by way of Jerome,
Idaho. He is from a tiny, landlocked nation in Africa called
Swaziland, or Ngwane, which is bordered on the north, south and west
by the country of South Africa and on the east by Mozambique.
Round-Up, elk calling contest Saturday, April 10
The Clearwater Valley Chapter of the Idaho Outfitters & Guides
Association will host the 10th annual Spring Round-Up
beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at Orofino City Park.
Worked on That Railroad Too
Anna Beatrice G. Grimaldo is this year’s winner for the eighth grade
level of the American History Essay Writing sponsored by the
Daughters of American Revolution – Alice Whitman Chapter.
Editorial: Decline of elk and elk depredation by wolves
There are several factors that have contributed to the elk
population crash. There has been a steady decline from the early
1950’s due to a loss of habitat.
Spotter training in Orofino April 14
The National Weather Service in Missoula is looking for volunteer
severe weather spotters in Clearwater County.
Junior High celebrates 100th year
Orofino Junior High School is planning a 100th birthday party for
the building May 8. There will be building tours, memory lane
pictures and top off the day with a musical production of Bugsy
Malone by the creative communications and music departments.
OHS class of
1985 quarter century reunion planned for fair time
The Orofino High School class of 1985 will be hosting their 25 year
reunion during Orofino Lumberjack Days. Most festivities are planned
for afternoon and evening on Saturday, Sept. 18.
Joseph documentary underway
A crew from the American Academy of Family Physicians spent a day
filming Hal Joseph, Physician Assistant.
wolf report available from IDFG
The 2009 annual summary of wolf recovery in Idaho is now available,
and it shows wolf numbers are nearly the same as 2008.
Fever,” a spring horticulture series
The University of Idaho Clearwater County Extension Office will be
offering a series of spring horticultural workshops geared towards
‘jump starting’ a plant enthusiast’s knowledge and expertise.
invites public to comment on highways
The Idaho Transportation Department will hold a series of public
meetings for five corridor studies that are in progress.