CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 22, 2010
20 Years Ago
Hairston and Rick Fuentes captured national championships in the javelin and
discus, respectively at the Athletes Congress Track and Field competition in
was sworn in as a new member of the
A row of buildings owned and operated by Potlatch Forest Industries, Inc, were recently burned down at Headquarters, ending an era of old time logging camps.
25 Years Ago
Torrent of rain made driving difficult and hazardous on occasion as water filled the streets from curb to curb. July moisture is already more than 1 Ĺ inches, and will likely exceed the 1.66 shown in 1978 and qualifying it for the wettest such month since 2.94 inches back in July 1948.
Harry C. Walrath recently welcomed Neal Johnson as partner in the Walrath Insurance Agency.
Dale Richardson have begun dismantling the 38-year-old
30 Years Ago
Miller, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Miller, is enroute to
Schlader, daughter of Raymond and Ella Mae Schlader, is employed as receptionist
in the office of Senator James McClure in
There is now roller skating at the Orofino Armory.
Building permits in Orofino for the first six months of 1976 amounted to $704,022 compared to $274,726 for the same period during 1975.
35 Years Ago
Paul Pippenger will attend a national IGA Convention in Chicago next week where Pippenger will be awarded a 1971 Ford Pinto he won in a nationwide IGA Store Managerís jingle contest.
Company D, 116th Engineers will close their 65 man summer camp at Fraser Park. The main project was to build a bridge across Browns Creek and build picnic tables.
Final approval was given this week by Farmers Home Administration in the amount of $86,500 for the construction of eight housing units in Weippe.
Oscar Medalen informed Orofino Celebrations that he has an old tug-of- war rope available for use. The directors are issuing a challenge to the Pierce 1860 Days directors to a tug-of-war contest Sept. 19 over the birling pond.
40 Years Ago
Dravo Corp. and Associates were awarded the bid for the construction of Dworshak Dam. A milestone in the Dworshak Dam project occurred when the first stream of North Fork water was diverted into the 40 foot diameter tunnel. Peter Kiewitt and Son Company dragline finished pulling out the 190 foot long low diversion structure Monday, the last major task in its $4,500,000 contract.
the exciting tourist potential of the historical
Delivery of a new Cessna 185 to Clearwater Potlatch Timber Protection Association will give the organization greater capacity in fire protection, aerial photography and reconnaissance.
Gary Walker was one of 165 named to the Deanís List in the University of Idaho College of Education.
50 Years Ago
Works committee of the U. S. Senate has approved a $25 million dollar
authorization for construction of Bruceís Eddy Dam a mile and a half above
Ahsahka on the
City councilmen approved an ordinance budgeting $114,600 for city expenditures for the coming year, an increase of about $7,000 over the previous year.
July turned out its eighth day of 100 or higher temperatures culminating a week of a heat wave that saw a high of 107.
The Civil Defenseís simulated alert call last Friday made to test the effectiveness of amateur radio operators in providing emergency communications and plans to control wildfires in the wild lands proved successful.