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October 14 Poll Results
Were you bullied in school?

  9% Yes, so much that I was afraid to go. (6)
45% Yes, a little bit. (30)
46% No, not really. (31)

This is not a scientific poll.

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  • School board considers dismissal or discipline of employee at Oct. 18 meet
    In an executive session Oct. 18 the School District #171 board members will consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of an employee. The meeting is at 7 p. m. at the Orofino High School. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Idaho GOP bus tour in Orofino Oct. 21
    Idaho Republican candidates are taking a bus tour to get out and meet the voters of Idaho. The tour schedule will be close to home next Thursday, Oct. 21 with 10 a.m. breakfast at Summerville’s Café in Riggins, then on to Hoots Café in Whitebird. Next at 10:55 tour moves to E K Riley in Grangeville, then 11:32 Duman Mall in Cottonwood and at 12:42 Cloninger’s Harvest Foods in Kooskia. Lunch is scheduled for 1:15 at the Hearthstone Bakery in Kamiah. After lunch the tour bus will be in Orofino about 2:36 at Glenwood IGA. Next stop is Kendrick City Hall at 3:52. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Fire department responds to burnt potato
    The Orofino Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Brookside Landing at around 5 p.m. Saturday.
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  • Bighorn sheep poacher sentenced
    A Nampa man will spend six months in jail and pay thousands in restitution for poaching a California bighorn sheep in Owyhee County earlier this year. Jake B. Fouts, 21, must pay more than $2,900 in court costs, civil penalties and restitution and, under work release stipulations, spend 180 nights in the Murphy jail. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Orofino City Council news: Clearwater Human Needs Council update
    Jeanine Leaton, of the Clearwater Human Needs Council (CHNC) made a presentation outlining the goals of CHNC and some of their recent successes. CHNC attempts to fulfill individuals’ needs by collaborating with churches and agencies already in place. Jeanine said the all-volunteer group has a website and an email network of over 100 contacts. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • From this Chair...
    There was a post-it-note on my cluttered desk that read “The reports on the “Tweets”, Mary Jane, Beau and the Phantom are like keeping up with our own family. Thanks.” It was from the Baxters. It is good to know persons enjoy reading about the simple things in life. Unlike politics and religion these are the things that keep my life interesting, things I’m responsible for and can actually make a positive difference in their lives. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Lady Maniacs headed for District play-offs
    It has been a somewhat disjointed and complex season for the Orofino High School girl’s soccer team heading into district tournament play at Lakeland High School this coming Wednesday. This team has won the District I and II Class 3A championship the past three of the four years, and hopes for another chance to display their talents at a state tournament. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Toughened Maniacs not tough enough
    After a good outing against Grangeville Oct. 1 (Orofino lost, 36–41, but led most of the way in a nail-biter), Maniac fans were expecting a lot better game this time around verses Kamiah. And, they were right…twenty points right, anyway! To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Integrative Health Fair includes hobbies
    According to fair planners, the Integrative Health Fair on Friday, October 15, at Brookside Landing in Orofino, may be the first of its kind in this area, “It’s an opportunity for people to learn more about complementary health care and how it fits with traditional medicine,” said Deanna English, an integrative health care coach based in Grangeville.  “Because integrative health focuses on the mind and the body, we’ve invited a number of presenters from different disciplines.” To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Commissioners’ news: Road work updates
    Rob Simon, Road Department Supervisor, reported to the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners at the Oct. 4 meeting on the road crew work. The road crews finished shaping the turn out lanes at Campbell’s Pond, pulled the ditches and graveled the sites in preparation for paving. A review of the Grangemont Road project was discussed. Sheriff Goetz asked if the road is still closed on the upper end. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Clearwater County Incident Reports
    Oct. 4 - CCSO received report of a narcotics violation on Michigan and Johnson avenues. Oct. 5: CCSO received a traffic complaint at mm 3 on Hwy. 11 in Greer. Dark blue chip truck is all over the road. Willing to sign complaint. Oct. 7: OPD received report of a subject driving without privileges at mm 44 on Hwy. 12. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Fraser community news
    Time is marching on and the days are getting shorter. Our daytime temperatures have been in the 60 degree range. On Monday, Oct. 11, the NOAA weather station predicted a low of 33 degrees during the evening hours. It looks like it is time to put our gardens to bed for this year. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Trevor Haag Team Race another success
    Racers from all around Northern Idaho gathered Oct. 3 for the 8th Annual Trevor Haag Team Race held at the Bald Mountain Ski Hill near Pierce. The day started off with the young guns in the 50cc to 85cc classes hitting the slopes. In the 50cc class Trace Hanson finished first over Michael Corder and Nicholas Bashaw. The 65cc class saw hot rod Bruce Miller come in first with Michael Corder taking another second place finish and the 85cc class was won by Dillan Davis who held off the charges of Skyler Kelso and Bruce Miller who finished second and third, respectively. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Dworshak Reservoir announces fall, winter recreation opportunities
    Fall and winter can be wonderful times to enjoy U.S. Army Corps of Engineer recreation facilities in beautiful north Idaho at the Dworshak Dam and Reservoir. Hunting seasons in Idaho are open for large and small game, and Dworshak offers excellent access to elk, deer, bear and grouse hunting lands. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Happenings on the Hilltop
    Everet Martin gave an update on the construction progress at the museum. He reported that Elwin Hutchins was the main person involved with roofing the extension on the museum. When his schedule became busy, Emerald Hutchins led the construction. Some of those helping were Josh Hutchins, Jim Doan and Bob Needam. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Pierce news
    Mark your October calendar for Pierce's Sesquicentennial double-header Saturday, Oct. 23!  The Faith Lutheran Church, located on Hwy 11, will be hosting a Pumpkin Party from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. There will games and fun for the young and the young at heart. Be sure to bring the kids for many pumpkin games and cookie decorating. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Sportsmen's Report for October 14
    Weather on opening weekend of the sage-grouse season was warm and dry, and hunter effort and success varied across the state.

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