educational meeting on city water plan is Aug. 11
The public is welcome to attend an informative meeting at 6
p.m., Aug. 11 at Orofino
City Hall on the Orofino Water
Master Plan and alternative for implementing Water Systems
Improvements. This is the final public education comment meeting
on the subject.
introduces new Pilatus
Northwest MedStar, a regional critical care transport service,
has introduced three new, state-of-the-art Pilatus PC-12/47E
turboprop aircraft, which “effectively transport critically ill
or injured pediatric and adult patients with the highest level
of patient care,” according to a press release issued July 22.
Why we must
vote yes on the School District
#171 facility bond As
many of you know, Joint
School District #171 is preparing to
run a facility bond levy. It seems like there have been way too
many levies in our area recently, but I hope you’ll give this
one close consideration and ultimately your support. I’ve heard
lots of misinformation and confusion lately, so I thought I’d
try and clarify the issue so that the voters of our community
could make well-informed decisions.
Only one of the girls forgot to wear her nametag that we had
made yesterday, so I handed out a prize to most of them; a sugar
free lollipop. (Of course I had to make it sugar free!) The
Bible study was on gossip.
Don Gardner, of Clearwater County Emergency Operations Plan (CC-EOP),
gave a slide presentation concerning past flooding on Orofino
Creek. He showed pictures of current blockages from debris and
deteriorating railroad trestles, which potentially cause ice
blockages and may result in future flooding.
Logging truck trailer strikes pickup A logging truck’s trailer
struck a pickup when the truck’s driver steered the vehicle into
the ditch to avoid the pickup, according to a report issued by
the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).
Rick Laam, City Administrator, was the guest and keynote
speaker at the chamber luncheon held July 21. Mr. Laam gave a
presentation on the city water improvement plans and an update
on the coming Water Bond Election to be held Aug. 3.
hauling pontoon boat wrecks in ditch A
2004 Ford pickup hauling a pontoon boat went into the ditch on
Freeman Creek Road last Wednesday,
according to a press release issued by the Clearwater County
Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).
update As summer
temperatures continue to climb and vegetation dries up, allburn permits were suspended as of July 23.
Festival Aug. 1 in Cottonwood A
benefit for the Historical
Museum at St. Gertrude, this
family-oriented event features activities for the whole family,
including a fun run and walk, car show, arts and crafts fair,
kid’s carnival, quilt show, live entertainment, cultural
demonstrations and raspberry products.
set to update hazard risk plans
has launched a project to update the Clearwater County
Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and the Community Wildfire
Protection Plan. Local agencies and organizations in
have created a committee to complete the required five-year
updates of these documents as part of the Federal Emergency
Management Agency’s (FEMA) Pre-Disaster Mitigation program,
National Fire Plan, and Healthy Forests Restoration Act.
Brent and Blake Bensen, 11, twin sons of 1990 Orofino High School graduate Rachel
Turner-Bensen, on July 22 brought Marcie Stanton a journal titled “Grandmother’s
Wonderful Wisdom, A Journal of Love and Good Sense,” that she could give to her
twin grandsons, Braylon and Kaden Howland.
Chair... “Is that you, Cloann? Is that you,
Ellie?” This conversation took place Friday on the waterfront at
where Ellie and Clay Hesson of Valley Motor Parts, and their
family were vacationing at the same time I was there with my
offers ranger-led programs, activities Dworshak
Dam and Reservoir staff invite the public to attend a variety of
ranger-led programs offered during late-July and August, U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam announced today.
the egg, now we have chickens. Actually, this discussion
encompasses all aviary entries. Taking time to read and
understand how to prepare birds for the fair will help insure a
Bonner Mountain Music Festival
Sharrard, from Troy,
was the star of the BonnerMountain
Music Festival, Saturday, July 24, southeast of Orofino. The
crowd responded well to her wonderful voice and the songs she
has won the People’s Choice Award for Best Cowboy Musician four
years in a row at the Lee Earl Memorial Gathering and has
appeared in the Calgary
School District 171’s food service program will provide buns for
the prime rib sandwiches that will be served to Idaho’s
Governor, Butch Otter and fellow attendees at the Pierce
Sesquicentennial gathering to be held at the Pierce Community
Center Wednesday, Aug. 4.
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