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The Corps of Engineers requested this poll topic and would appreciate all feedback.

August 5 Poll Results
Why You Garden

If you grow a fruit and vegetable garden, what is your primary motivation for doing so?

43% I like having the fresh, nutritious food. (28)
31% I grow fruit and vegetables in order to save money on groceries. (20)
12% I do it as a hobby. (8)
14% The only plants I can seem to grow are weeds. (9)

This is not a scientific poll.

This Week's Top Stories

  • Changes to Clearwater Tribune Online take effect Aug. 19
    If you’ve been reading the Clearwater Tribune over the past few weeks, you’ll know that we’re going to begin charging for access to portions of our website,, beginning with the Aug. 19 issue.

  • Orofino graduate leads team to national title
    When former Orofino High School football All-American and All-State performer Chris Simpson stated his goals for the 2010 season he kept it simple: “Our goal, and statement, was simply; win the AIFA Championship. Anything less for us would have been a disappointment.”

  • Fun, food and frolic - Pierce 1860 Days has it all Aug. 6-8
    Are you ready for great music, lots of food, and a chance to kick up your heels? It will all happen this weekend at Pierce 1860 Days.

  • City of Orofino Special Revenue Water Bond passes
    City of Orofino residents passed the Special Revenue Water Bond Tuesday with 96% approval.

  • 1860 Days Dutch oven Cook-Off held Aug. 7
    Dutch oven cooks are invited to test their skills at the Seventh Annual 1860 Days Dutch Oven Cook-Off, Saturday, Aug. 7. Registration and cooking begins at 3 p.m. at The Outback in Pierce.

  • A View From Me to You: Conclusion
    Not all of the girls are able to come and join us in the fun. One of the girls, Christine, was abused to the point that she needed extensive surgery to remove abscesses in her liver and part of her colon had to be removed. She also has been suffering from severe urinary tract infections that have started shutting down her kidneys.

  • CVHC to sponsor August Golf Scramble
    Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics will be hosting their fifth annual golf scramble on Sunday, Aug. 29 at the Orofino Golf and Country Club. Openings are available for both golfers and hole sponsors. All proceeds benefit the programs and services of CVHC.

  • “Allowing Him to transform our lives,” an interview with Pastor Terry Gugger
    Terry Gugger is no stranger to churches. He was a PK (Preacher’s Kid) and moved around a lot as his father ministered to various churches. Terry said that by the time he was in the fourth grade, he wanted to have a medical ministry. In college, at Taylor University (Upland, IN), he decided to study biology and pre-med courses.

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive in Orofino Aug. 17-19
    The Orofino Kiwanis and Rotary clubs are sponsoring the American Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 17 from 1:30 to 6 p.m.; Aug. 18 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. and Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be held at the Orofino National Guard Armory located at 10210 Hwy 12.

  • Amanda McGehee, "a remarkable and phenomenal young woman!"
    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.

  • New vendors, good fun at Orofino Farmers Market
    The Orofino Farmers Market, now in its second year, is growing. Open on Tuesdays since June 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Orofino City Park, the Market is seeing new types of vendors this year, ranging from hand-painted gourd birdhouses, to organic meats, to chainsaw carved bears, and several new produce vendors.

  • Corps reminds visitors about fire hazards, restrictions
    Visitors enjoying outdoor summer fun opportunities at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation facilities should be aware of fire conditions and temporary fire restrictions.

  • Logging activity prevalent on some forest roads
    According to Timber Contracting Officer Mark Craig, activities are gearing up on the Palouse Ranger District’s Gold Bug Timber Sale.  That project is located approximately five miles northeast of Potlatch.

  • From this Chair...
    Everyone in the neighborhood and surrounding area knows by now I have a dog named “Mary Jane.” They most likely think her name is Mary Jane Good Girl Treat as I call it so often in the front yard in an attempt to get her to head back inside the garage.

  • Lolo Trail Muzzleloader Club’s 34th Annual Rendezvous
    Everyone had a great time at the Lolo Trail Muzzleloader’s (LTMC) 34th Annual Rendezvous held on July 23-25 at the Wilson Ranch on Rudo Road.

  • C-PTPA fire update
    Cameron Eck, Fire Program Manager for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection Association (C-PTPA) reported a total of nine fires in the Boehl’s Cabin area over the past weekend.

  • EPA requires permit for nutrient enrichment at Dworshak
    Since 2007, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, has been adding nitrogen to Dworshak Reservoir in a pilot project designed to add nutrients to the water.

  • ‘Living Ready’ helps people to prepare for challenges
    Orofino Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting the community to a preparedness fair Aug. 21 from 2-5 p.m. at their meetinghouse, 13610 Fremont. To reach the church, turn off U.S. Highway 12 just west of Barney’s Harvest Foods.

  • Airport users group meets to review information required for airport plan update
    Orofino airport users and members of the Orofino Airport Commission met at City Hall July 29 to review progress made under the existing Airport layout Plan and begin the updating process required to make potential future Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funded improvement possible.

  • Fraser’s 5th Annual Bluegrass Jam Session
    Mother Nature must enjoy Bluegrass and Country Western Music she sent the most perfect weather to the hilltop for the Fraser Annual Jam Session. The trees at Fraser Park and the breeze that blew kept everyone cool, even when the temperature reached 85 degrees.

  • Orofino Bridge gets skid resistance overlay
    A new product named Safelane is being applied to the Orofino Bridge due to its susceptibility to frost, according to Pat Lightfield, assistant district engineer for the Idaho State Highway Dept. “The new product provides a lot of skid resistance,” he added.

  • Employee of the Week
    Cindy Dennis would like to recognize Angie Martini of Sassy Looks Salon as Employee of the Week.

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