AUGUST 12, 2010

 15 Years Ago

   Astros Major Little League team was league champions with an 8-0 record. Team members were Nacson Irby, Chris Case, Travis Beck, Joe Miller, Dustin Wolverton, Todd Murley, Shane Faulkner, Justin Nelsen, Cody Beck, Matt Craig and Aaron Henson.

 20 Years Ago

   Grand Marshals for Pierce 1860 Days will be LeRoy and Ann Hartig, long-time Pierce residents.

   The Russell Donners found a huge snake in their fish pond. After they killed it and opened it up they found a huge garden toad swallowed whole and several of their gold fish.

25 Years Ago

   The Copperhood Women’s Softball team won a third place trophy in the 18 team tournament held in Kamiah. Team members included Teresa Montambo, Colleen Brown, Crissie Heywood, Tammy Clark, Ilene Schmidt, Lu Olive, Sandy Lyda, Julie Roby, Debbie Burns, Kathy Patton, Tracie Aldrich, and Jenny Pigman.

   Tammy Harding was high point winner at the Mini Horse Show at the city park. Connie Deyo and Kathy Deyo tied as reserve champions.          

   Queen Andrea Schlader and Princess Teri Erickson invite everyone to the Weippe Rodeo.

30 Years Ago

   Dust from the Mt. St. Helens volcano explosion on May 18 is still hampering visibility at the C-PTPA lookouts.

   Peck Mayor Mary Lou Deyo announced the city has been awarded $18,000 for a sewer plant study.     

35 Years Ago

   Allen Brockman, former deputy sheriff, has joined the Orofino Police Dept.

   City fire department fought a 5-hour battle using helicopter and conventional equipment to suppress the worst fire in 10 years on the Blake Hill back of Kalaspo Avenue. All C-PTPA resources were thrown against the blaze.

40 Years

   The wedding of Steven Crockett and Leila McClure was performed July 18 at the Methodist Church.

   Years ago in the old garage store located in Orofino, where the Butler Apartments now stand, near Canada Hill, was a young man working his way to success. Today Wayne Pippenger is owner and manager of the beautiful and modern grocery store facilities known as the Glenwood IGA Foodliner. To express his thanks for their patronage to his corner store on Michigan Avenue for the past 25 years, Wayne and his son Paul are offering a Silver Anniversary Sale this week to their customers.    

   A cement slab was poured for the Jaycee Picnic Pavilion being put in the Pappenhagen Memorial Park near permanent bleachers on the park road.

55 Years

   Ardis Larson became the bride of Wes Pishl  on July 18. She is the daughter of the Clifford Larsons  of Greer.

60 Years Ago

   Propane gas was made available for the first time in Orofino by Orofino Builders Supply.

65 Years Ago

   Flames roared through two Pierce taverns and an adjoining apartment house but ample supply of C-PTPA fire equipment kept the damage to $25,000. The fire was kept confined to two lots and did not spread to the rest of the business community.