delay update; first four big loads to move
eastbound lane of ArrowBridge,
will re-open about Aug. 17 and then be closed again
approximately one week later. At that time the westbound lane
will close to complete the bridge rehabilitation.
wolves returned to endangered species list U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy ruled Aug. 5 against
the Obama administration and returned wolves in the Rocky
to the Endangered Species List. That means that hunting seasons in
will not be allowed to continue.
Virginia (Ginny) and Otto Wise
say they were really surprised and honored when they heard the
news that they were selected as this year’s Grand Marshals to
the Wild Weippe Rodeo where they served for so many years.
1860 Days a huge success Pierce 1860
Days has come and gone, and we hope everyone had a wonderful
time! We have heard from a variety of great people, including
vendors, Pierce businesses, the softball tournament, the kids’
fishing derby, and parade participants, among a few, who have
indicated their pleasure and success in the weekend.
American Red Cross Blood
in Orofino Aug. 17-19
The Orofino Kiwanis and
Rotary clubs are sponsoring the
American Red Cross Blood
Aug. 17 from
Aug. 18 from
and Aug. 19 from
concertAug. 22 for
young musician, Meredith Oatman-Thompson
The Pullman-Moscow Chapter of the American Guild of organists
will host a benefit concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 22 for a
remarkable organist, 14-year-old Meredith Oatman-Thompson of
Orofino. The concert will be held at the Lewiston United
Methodist Church at 1906 Broadview Dr. in Lewiston.
Tommy Atkinson, also known as “Hotrod Tommy” is one of the
original founders of the Show ‘n Shine car rally held annually
in Orofino. Tommy gave chamber members and guests an update of
what has been happening with Show ‘n Shine at the chamber
luncheon held Aug. 4.
A search warrant executed Tuesday evening at a residence at
14268 Highway 12, Orofino resulted in the arrest of 49-year-old
Darcy Praest and 29-year-old Matthew Roberts, both for
drug-related charges, according to the Clearwater County
of Orofino’s well kept secrets gets a minor facelift
Another treasure in our small community, LEAP!, a
local, non-profit school age (K-6) after school care and
educational program, located at 420 Michigan Avenue, got a much
welcomed hand with the completion of a long Honey-Do list.
Special Olympics cookie dough fundraiser
Lewis-Clark Special Olympics athletes and
volunteers are looking to satisfy your sweet tooth. They are now
selling cookie dough as their latest fundraiser. There are ten
different cookies in each box of four dozen pre-portioned,
ready-to-bake dough pieces.
update There were
no fires to report this week, according to Cameron Eck, Fire
Program Manager for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection
clearing off my desk I found a note from former resident Arlene
Anderson referring to a New’ year’s resolution I had published
several years ago.
Emergency responders participate in ‘Living Ready’ Emergency responders from Back Country Medics, Clearwater
County Ambulance Service, Clearwater County Sheriff’s Search and
Rescue, Orofino Fire Department and Orofino Police Department
will be participating in ‘Living Ready’ Aug. 21.
Back Country Medics transport
man A 28-year-old Lewiston
man was flown to ClearwaterValleyHospital
by Back Country Medics Tuesday afternoon after the man
experienced medical problems while working at a site in the
identifies grandfather in Rainbow Inn photo Lorna (Dodge)
Clearwater Tribune last week to identify her grandpa
in the Rainbow Inn photo printed in the July 8 issue on page 8.
She identified the man seated in the back of the photo as her
grandfather, Tom Walker.
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