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September 16 Poll Results
Carnival Rides
Do you enjoy carnival rides that spin?

18% Yes, I love them (7)
26% They’re okay (10)
54% No, they usually make me motion sick (21)
  2% No, they’re boring (1)

This is not a scientific poll.

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  • Walt Minnick in Orofino over fair weekend
    Idaho’s U.S. Congressman, Walt Minnick, will be visiting in Orofino during the Fair and Lumberjack Days celebration Sept. 17-18. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Bronze handcrafted treasure chest seen by very few people
    Bruce Anderson handcrafted a 10x16 inch steel and bronze chest for his bride Audrey when they were married 46 years ago. Anderson, a welder by trade, said the bronze material in the chest came from bronze doors in a Billings, MT hotel that was over 100 years old. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Orofino Police go high tech to search for missing children
    Orofino Police Chief Jeff Wilson has formalized an agreement with the A Child Is Missing Alert Program that has led to a high tech method now in place to search locally for missing children, missing elderly (often with Alzheimer’s), college students, and missing persons who may be mentally or physically challenged or disabled. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Orofino Farmer’s Market launches interactive website
    The Orofino Farmer's Market, now nearing the end of its second full season, has a web site up at www.OrofinoFarmersMarket.com. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Orofino Kiwanis Lumberjack Fun Run/Walk is a huge success
    The Orofino Kiwanis Club sponsored its 5th Annual Fun Run/Walk Saturday, Sept. 11.  The 5K fun run had over 130 registered participants this year, the largest ever. This was the first year for a team competition.  The Ax Team Champions were Orofino Police Department with a time of 36:39. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Maniacs victorious over Wildcats
    The Maniacs got off to a slow start in their non-league match-up against 3A Kellogg last Friday night at Orofino, but still managed to rack up 30 points on the night and earn their first victory of the season. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • From this Chair…
    I think I must have been the only person in the neighborhood Saturday who did not see the moose on our street and in the yards. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • C-PTPA fire update
    In a telephone interview with Howard Weeks, Chief Fire Warden for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection Association (C-PTPA) three fires were reported. The first was a man caused spot fire on Loseth Rd on Friday, Sept. 10. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Christina Tondevold gives to Locks of Love
    About a year ago, Christina Tondevold decided to grow her hair out so that she could donate it to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces for children suffering from medical hair loss. Donating her hair means so much more to her now because about a month ago her mother, Patty Reggear, was diagnosed with breast cancer. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Lady Maniacs turn it up: 7 shut-outs
    The girls have had five games in the past 10 days now. There have been some very interesting developments. First Kellogg came to play us at home and played us pretty darn rough. The local ref (who will keep anonymous for now) was pretty good at handing out warnings both ways on that physical match-up. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Clearwater County Incident Reports
    Sept. 5: Orofino Police Department (OPD) received report of petit theft on Hwy. 12. Sept. 8: CCSO received report of malicious injury on S. Main St. in Weippe. Kids threw a rock through the front door. CCSO received a traffic complaint on Stoddard Rd. and Upper Fords Creek Rd. Older 1976 black Chevy truck with expired plates, no muffler, and no tail lights. Sept. 9: CCSO received report of disorderly conduct on Court St. and S. 1st Ave. in Pierce. Female subject is out of control and is refusing to leave. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Happenings on the Hilltop…
    The Weippe women traveled to Kamiah to celebrate the time Janet Ocrowley lived with us and all the fun we’ve had over the past few years. Those attending the lunch were Janet Ocrowley, Helen Kettle [Janet’s daughter], Lorraine Elam, Rhonda Snyder, Linda Wood, Dolores Watson, and Nancy Jo Tschida. We enjoyed lunch at the “Hearthstone” then shopped in before returning home. Janet will be flying to Ketchikan Alaska to live with her daughter Gretchen Small. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Pierce news
    “Give back to Jack” annual blood drive is Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Main Street in front of the Mop Shoppe.  This is the third year the INBC blood mobile has come to Pierce so blood may be given in memory of Jack Smith. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Konkolville Water Company on board
    A motion was passed at Tuesday night’s Orofino City Council meeting to adopt a Memorandum of Agreement (with amendments) between the City of Orofino and Konkolville Water Company (KWC). KWC will participate as a single customer to utilize Orofino city water for a buy-in fee of $18,120.
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  • OHS Class of 1960 50-year reunion Sept. 17-18
    The OHS Class of 1960 is holding their 50 year reunion on Sept. 17-18 starting Friday morning at 9 a.m. in the Helgeson conference room. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Man dies in vehicle accident near cottonwood
    According to Idaho State Police Cpl. Larsen two vehicles collided head-on at MP 259 on US 95 near Cottonwood on Sept. 9. Christopher E. Cowan, 25, of Craigmont was driving Northbound in a 2007 Toyota Rav 4 (wearing a seatbelt) and Hershal D. Brown, 65, of Poulsbo, WA was driving a 1999 Subaru Legacy Station Wagon. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Sportsmen's Report for September 16
    The early fall general turkey season begins Tuesday, Sept. 15, and seasons for sage-grouse, quail and partridge begin Sept. 18. A separate permit is required for hunting sage- and sharp-tailed grouse. Sharp-tailed season opens Oct. 1.

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