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August 26 Poll Results
National Economy

Is the national economy improving?

26% Yes, slowly but surely. (18)
57% No, it isn’t. (40)
17% I don’t think it’s changed much. (12)

This is not a scientific poll.

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  • Wild Weippe Rodeo results
    The Wild Weippe Rodeo results from last weekend include: Stock Saddle - 1st, Wyatt Duncan with a 67 score and prize of $171. 2nd Kyle Dennis with a score of 61 and prize money of $114. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Correction
    In the Marriage Licenses section of the Courthouse News published in the Aug. 26, 2010 printed issue of the Clearwater Tribune, Melburn Wayne Grogan should have been listed as obtaining a license to marry Blesilda Virrey Bolanos, not Stephanie VanKomen. Our sincere apologies for the error.

  • Free Picnic in the Park scheduled for Aug. 28
    End the summer with a bang at the free Picnic in the Park, Saturday, Aug. 28. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and continues to 5 p.m. at Orofino City Park. Lots of activities are planned for families, singles, young and old. Everything is free and everyone is welcome. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • School bond levy update
    Joint District 171 School Board Chair, Don Ebert, was the guest speaker at the chamber luncheon held Aug. 18. Mr. Ebert gave an update an answered questions concerning the proposed $3.85 million school bond levy election to be held Sept. 2. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Deer Creek road closure planned
    Deer Creek Road from Town Site 4 will be closed at MM1 to MM3˝ beginning Monday, Aug. 30 for approximately three weeks for culvert replacement. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • C-PTPA fire update
    One lightning holdover fire was reported to Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection Association Aug. 23. Cameron Eck, Fire Program Manager, reported one acre burning on Calhoun Ridge, near Headquarters, before being extinguished. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Congratulations
    Paige Layla Deyo was born Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 to Matthew and Stephanie Deyo at Clearwater valley Hospital in Orofino. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Lady Maniacs shut out Priest River 10-0
    Priest River came out stronger than years past with a much improved defense and tough physical play. But, whether it was the sweltering August heat or the sizzling Lady Maniacs, the girls friend their opponents in their season opener here at home Saturday. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Fish and Game seeks angler input for 2011-2012 fishing regulations
    Idaho Fish and Game is seeking public review and comment on proposed rule changes affecting fisheries and fishing opportunities in Idaho. Those proposed rules would take effect Jan. 1, 2011. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Clearwater County Incident Reports
    Aug. 16: CCSO received report of petit theft on Alderwood and Clover drives. UPS package stolen. Aug. CCSO received report of a single vehicle rollover accident at mm 40 on Browns Creek and French Mtn. roads in Weippe. No injuries or lane blockage.  To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Happenings on the Hilltop...
    It's been a busy week in Weippe. For this week's column we are taking a walk down memory lane. The following column is from the August 16, 2005 column. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Down Memory Lane
    70 Years Ago: Two fires caused much damage this week. The Arrow Junction School was burned down from unknown causes as CTPA firefighters put out a 700 acre fire near New Hope School below Ahsahka. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • NOSDA to hold fall training session
    The Orofino chapter of No One Shall Die Alone (NOSDA) program will hold a training session this fall for new volunteers interested in learning more about the program. The NOSDA volunteers offer to set with a person at life's end who has no local family members or with people whose family needs a short respite. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • 911 re-addressing nearing completion
    The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met with Eddie Goldsmith, State E911 coordinator, Sheriff Chris Goetz and Angela VanderPas at the Aug. 16 meeting to discuss Request for Quotations (RFQs) for the next step in acquiring equipment  for the Enhanced 911 equipment and program. The re-addressing is nearing completion. Goldsmith is working with nine counties that are transferring over to Enhanced 911. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • New classrooms at Timberline Schools
    As part of the Sept. 2 bond election Timberline Schools will replace their four expensive classrooms with four new cost efficient, permanent classrooms. Over the past two years Timberline Schools has maintained its enrollment, which is currently 228; therefore, the older though of using temporary classrooms (that could be removed as the school shrinks) has given way to the new thought of permanent classrooms because of Timberline's steady enrollment. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Fraser attends Wild Weippe Parade and Rodeo
    On Thursday, Aug. 19, Steve and Norma Brand enjoyed a visit from their son Randy Borgwardt and his wife Dianne. They arrived from Lemon Grove, CA to spend four days at the ranch before returning home Monday morning. While the were in Fraser they were given a tour of the Dworshak Dam Visitor Center, looked over the Fraser area and and attend the Wild Weippe Rodeo Parade. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Duffer Madness a great success
    The Orofino Maniac Boosters held their annual Duffer Madness Golf Tournament on July 31. The event was a great success with 47 golfers playing. Bob Gee, Larry Coonts, Bo Cummings and Denny Thompson finished first in the four person tournament with a 59. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.


  • Sportsmen's Report for August 26
    Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) recommends fishing the north fork of the Clearwater River or tributaries like Kelly Creek. Stoneflies, humpies and royal wulff patterns are working well.

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