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This Week's Top Stories
items found during house search ClearwaterCounty
deputies executed a search warrant July 2 for stolen
property at a residence in Ahsahka that resulted in felony
charges against a female and two juvenile males.
man killed on Highway 95 A Lewiston
man was killed late Tuesday morning when his vehicle
collided with a loaded logging tractor-trailer near milepost
308 on U.S. Highway 95, according to an Idaho State Police
Wine tasting in Pierce set for Saturday The 2010
Pierce-Weippe Chamber of Commerce Wine Tasting promises to
be a lovely and relaxing evening. You are invited this
Saturday, July 10 from
to the Timber Inn Courtyard in Pierce.
of July in Clearwater County Ashley
Dougherty (left) is served baked beans by Orofino Rotary
Club member Lynn MacEachern at the Fourth of July barbecue
held in the park.
Services once offered by Health and Welfare still available Budget
constraints forced the Idaho Department of Health and
Welfare (DHW) to close its Orofino office and eight others
in the state last May, but many of the essential services
offered by the agency remain unchanged in Idaho
communities, including Orofino.
Sawmill fined in former Orofino man’s death
The Yakama Nation’s sawmill, located in White Swan, WA, has
been hit with $59,850 in fines following a federal probe
into the death of a Fort Simcoe Job Corps student that
turned up several safety violations.
Farmers Market Barby Weir
and Kent Bryant (l to r) enjoyed a sunny day in the park at
the Farmer’s Market last week.Barby displayed many varieties of her home baked
bread from “Bread & Jam by Barby.”
Class of 1990 reunion July 16-18 All
classmates, former teachers from all grades and friends of
the OHS Maniacs Class of 1990 are welcomed to share with
classmates their 20 year reunion celebration July 16-17-18.
Progress report on nutrient addition to Dworshak Lake A well
attended meeting conducted by representatives of the Corps
Of Engineers and Idaho Fish & Game (IDFG) reported the
results to-date of the now controversial nutrient addition
program aimed at helping improved size and numbers of
kokanee salmon in Dworshak Lake.
Dworshak Reservoir drawdown starts Water levels
began to be lowered Tuesday at Dworshak Reservoir on the
of the Clearwater
Each summer the cooler water of Dworshak is released
downstream in what’s known as a drawdown, to cool the Snake River
– protecting juvenile chinook and steelhead which are listed
as threatened on the Endangered Species Act.
What is the Show & Shine?
Car shows can be huge commercial events with hundreds or
even thousands of vehicles on display, or they can be small,
hometown shows with only a few vehicles.
Log Drive winners
The Orofino Rotary Log Drive
winners are: first place, Denise Hedrick, Orofino; second
place, Bill Furey, Castlegar,
BC and third place, Tammy Bowen,
From this Chair… What a
surprise we experiencedMonday while driving home from
Lewiston. We were traveling in my
Jeep eastbound on Hwy 12 near milepost 33 when out of
nowhere comes a rolling tire crossing over into our lane,
headed directly for the front of our vehicle.
Dworshak Recreation District seeking project proposals The Dworshak
Recreation District is seeking project proposals. Groups or
individuals may submit recreation project proposals for next
fiscal year, which begins in October, at a public meeting to
be held Wednesday, July 21 at the OrofinoCity Hall,
Term Care Resource Conference at casino
(take care of yourself) is the motto of the Nimiipuu Health
Center in Lapwai which will be holding a special conference
Wednesday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to help ascertain
the long term health needs of Native Americans 55 and older
in what is called the 2010 Senior LTC
Music Festival is July 24
The Bonner Mountain Music Festival will be Saturday, July
24, at the Robert Spence home,
12459 Upper Fords Creek Rd.
13.5 miles from Orofino.
Orofino Police Department invites interested persons to join
them for a
The academy will run for 10 weeks on Wednesday evenings
beginning Sept. 8 and ending Nov. 10. It is open to
individuals 18 and older.
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