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May 6 Poll Results
Offshore Drilling
Did the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cause you to reconsider your opinion of offshore drilling?

  5% Yes. I did support it, but no longer do. (7)
74% No. I still support it. (102)
21% No. I still oppose it. (28)


This Week's Top Stories

  • Save the Pierce Pool!
    Did you know Pierce has had and Olympic-sized swimming pool since 1973? Did you know it could not open last year due to lack of support from the communities and organizations located within Clearwater County?

  • Orofino Chamber of Commerce Auction is Friday
    You are invited to an incredible evening of James Bond inspired fun. “Casino Royale, Shaken not Stirred” is the theme for the 2010 Annual Orofino Chamber of Commerce Auction beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, May 7 at the Best Western Lodge at River’s Edge.

  • Dworshak State Park re-opens
    Clearwater County Commissioners John Allen, Don Ebert and Stan Leach (l to r) on Monday removed the closed notice from the Dworshak State Park sign on Michigan Avenue.

  • Orofino Junior High celebrates 100 years Saturday
    This weekend we will be celebrating our 100 year birthday here at Orofino Junior High. Everyone is welcome.

  • THS senior government class reenacts Kloss trial
    One of the most memorable notes in Pierce's rich history was the case of Mike Kloss, a minor accused of murdering Edward Madsen, aged 35, a teacher in Lapwai, and wounding Lloyd Thomas, aged 53, of Lewiston on Oct. 8, 1971.

  • Dworshak Nutrient Enhancement to highlight May 8 sportsman's breakfast
    Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to attend a sportsman's breakfast meeting Saturday, May 8 at the Best Western University Inn in Moscow.

  • Fire, fallen trees result from Monday's storm
    A large tree was blown down in front of a house at the NE corner of Michigan and D Streets in a windstorm that hit Orofino Monday.

  • BLM schedules month-long closure at Pink House Campground
    The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Pink House Campground, located three miles west of Orofino along Highway 12 and the Clearwater River, will be closing for at least a month as of May 3.

  • School Lunch program more important than you may know
    The rising cost of food, coupled with lower enrollment makes it challenging for School District 171 to provide tasty, nutritious lunches. The district receives reimbursement from the state according to the number of free, reduced, and paid lunches served; any excess comes out of the district budget.

  • Supplemental levy election set for May 18
    The Joint School District No. 171 Board of Trustees will submit a supplemental levy ballot for $1,740,000 to voters on May 18. The amount is $250,000 more than last year’s levy.

  • Orofino, a history to tell (Part VI)
    “Now we leave for the trenches,” said 22 year old Harold E. Kinne, fighting in WWI in Toul, France.

  • Pow Wow pictures needed
    The Orofino Pow Wow committee needs pictures of last year’s Ess-Ka-Po Pow Wow.

  • Over 150 people attend CVH Wine Tasting
    Dr. Paul and Candy Lang served a shift at this year's CVHC Wine Tasting fundraiser.  Proceeds went to the CVHC Foundation Endowment Fund and to provide summer camp scholarships for pediatric patients with diabetes.

  • From this Chair...
    It’s amazing the blooming Dog wood, flowering Crabs and Plums and Redbud trees remain colorful in spite of the wild winds that ripped through this area for several hours Monday. Cathie Mosher at the Orofino Flower Shop said Tuesday “it’s a wonder there’s anything left.”

  • Spring Round-up a huge success
    The 10th Annual Spring Round-Up hosted by the area’s outfitters and guides was once again very successful.

  • Found camera leads to wildlife violation convictions
    A trail camera left at an illegal bear bait in Oregon in 2008 has led to the conviction of a former Idaho resident on wildlife related violations that occurred in Idaho.

  • Dam Fun Run a huge success
    Rainy, cold weather did not dampen the spirit of the crowd that showed up for the first annual Dam Fun Run last Saturday.

  • Winchester Open Rodeo to be in German documentary
    This year’s world famous Winchester Open Rodeo will be filmed by a German movie company as part of a documentary. The rodeo is held Saturday and Sunday, July 3-4 at the Arena in the Pines in Winchester.

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