CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 29, 2010
5 Years Ago
State Hospital Northís 100th
anniversary was July 14.
20 Years Ago
Bruneel Tire Company of
Ruth Bird has been chosen State LPN of the Year by the Idaho Association of Nurses.
Pierce residents, aided by a $10,000 government grant, are raising funds for a newly acquired Super Ambulance to provide better service for the upper county area.
Pom Girls for next year at OHS are Delores Dodson, Annette Adams, Stacy Snyder, Julie Ashby, Lori Faucett and Kecia Sharrai.
25 Years Ago
Potlatch Corporation announced an indefinite shutdown of its Clearwater Unit operations. The shutdown includes the Lewiston Sawmill, Jaype Sawmill near Pierce and all the supporting operations. Crews will finish sawing and then materials on the ground will be hauled to the mills.
In addition to the 400
employed by contract loggers, the closure will leave without jobs about 240
loggers employed by Potlatch at Headquarters and Pierce. They canít predict when
operations will resume. The paper and tissue plant in
35 Years Ago
Orofino Chamber of Commerce
has filed a protest at the unwise and discriminatory rules which the State
Department of Health wants to impose on contractors burning debris at Dworshak
Local residents are protesting new rules that would halt the working of downriver mail, and delay Orofino letters by some 18 to 20 hours. Raymond Scoles, Postmaster, said $25 a week savings was the goal of the plan by postal officials.
55 Years Ago
A $35,000 fire described as hotter then the Nezperce Rochdale blaze of 1953 wiped out the White Pine Planer Mill and threatened the southeast end along Canada Hill.
Potlatch Corporation paid
$1,709,000 for the 163 million feet of federal timber in the Quartz Creek sale
recently opened up by the Canyon district to salvage over-age and diseased
timber. The bid was $410,000 more than offered by Plum Creek Company of
60 Years Ago
The Federal Fish and Wildlife
Service has completed a three year study, finding it will take $18,600,000 to
handle the fish impact of Bruceís Eddy Dam. The report said that fishing would
be mediocre and the sports catch in the
Municipal swimming pool operation soared to 190 marks as Orofino residents moved to escape record 105 degree temperatures.
Budget needs for
75 Years Ago
Weippe-Schmidt Brothers are constructing a building for a sawmill. The building will replace one that burned June 22. By the middle of August, cutting is expected to start. At the time the mill burned 50 men were employed and it was one of the chief industries for this season.
80 Years Ago
On July 23, the