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The Gem Team is inviting the hilltop to Pierce Community Day, Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., at Pierce Community Center (parking lot). This eventful day will encompass quite a few happenings: Clean-Up Day starts at 9 a.m, and bags will be available for anyone wishing to enjo…

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Red Cross Blood Drive will be happening on Thursday, June 18 from 12-6 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. Due to Covid-19 quarantines there is a critical need for blood. If you are able please stop in and make a donation to help save a life! Please contact Mary with Red Cross for more info…

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Timberline Schools will have their graduation for the Class of 2020 on Saturday, June 13 at 12 p.m. for Orofino and 5 p.m. for Timberline. They are still following guidelines set by the Governor so people allowed to attend will be by invitation only. Thank you for your understanding and we w…

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The 1860 Days Committee will be meeting Wednesday, June 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Court House Pavilion. They always welcome anyone who would like to participate in planning and helping with our town’s celebration which will be held Friday, July 31-Aug. 2 this year.

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We would like to share that memorial accounts have been set up for the Courtney Morris family at Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) and Potlatch Credit Union (P1FCU). Our hearts are with the family during this incredibly difficult time.

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Many local businesses got to reopen with restrictions and social distancing requirements, but we are happy to have them back! You may now dine in at Timberline Cafe in Weippe, The Elk Snout, Miss Lily’s and the Timber Inn in Pierce. You can still call in To-Go Orders if that is what you woul…

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On Saturday, May 2, Ray and Sherry Curnutt, of Pierce, lost their home on Cottonwood Ave due to a fire. They were at their home with some of their grandkids at the time of the fire. Everyone got out safely, but with only the clothes on their backs. The house was a complete loss.

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Please remember that you can call in To-Go Orders from local businesses! Open are Cyndy’s First Stop Java in Weippe; Timberline Café, Weippe, Wednesday-Sundays 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (208)435-4522; Timber Inn, Pierce, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (208)464-2736; Elk Snout Eatery and Mercantile, in Pierce. Mess…

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Please remember that you can call in to-go orders from local businesses! Timberline Café, Weippe, Wednesday-Sundays 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (208)435-4522. Timber Inn, Pierce, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (208)464-2736. Elk Snout Eatery and Mercantile, Pierce. Message them on Facebook and they will have your co…

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Please remember that you can call in To-Go Orders from local businesses! Timberline Café, Weippe, Wednesday-Sundays 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (208)435-4522. Timber Inn, Pierce, 8am-8pm (208)464-2736. Elk Snout Eatery and Mercantile, Pierce. Message them on Facebook and they will have your coffee and…

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I would like to share that I have received a number of Thank You cards from parents of Cadets at IDYCA. They were so thankful for the way our communities came together and made Family Day special for the Cadets after their own family had to miss out due to Covid-19 and the cancelation of gat…

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Hello fellow community members. I know these are some interesting times we are experiencing right now and things seem to change daily but we will try and get you the most updated information we have available. If you have questions or need assistance with something please contact the City an…

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Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA) Family Day was sadly postponed with short notice due to the rapidly changing concerns over the Coronavirus. Family Day can bring as many as 700 people for this event and with everyone’s health and safety being the most important factor the decision was made.

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The Timberline Boys Basketball team is off to State Play-Offs for the first time in 48 years! Congratulations to this group of hardworking young men and their coaches, families and supporters. The team will be headed to Caldwell, ID on Wednesday, March 4 with their first game scheduled for T…

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As most of you know our Hilltop Community, County and surrounding areas were hit with an unimaginable tragedy Friday, Feb. 21, with the loss of three year old twins John and Shawn Carr in a devastating house fire in Weippe. As our communities do in times of need, people are coming together t…

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Pierce/Weippe ATV Trail riders Club meeting minutes from Feb. 2; Club Members in attendance: Bill Young, Alison Ott Young, Kathy Wilson-Dill, Matthew Hagele, Stacy Ann Hagele, Bud Wilson, Katie Wilson, Mavis Vargovich, Adam Vargovich, Dan Bullock, Heida Osvold McDonald, Nathan McDonald, Dena…

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Roller Skating will be happening this Friday, Jan. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. $2 for kids ages 12 and under and $3 for those 13 and older. Hope to see you there!

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I just want to give a big shout out to our local Pierce and Weippe City Crews, State and County Highway Departments and all those other good Samaritans volunteering their time to keep our roads clear and us moving along in the snow. Thank you!

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The Weippe Cemetery Board will have a meeting Saturday, Jan 11 at 6 p.m. at the I.O.O.F. Hall in Weippe. If you have any questions, please call Christine Brown, Board Secretary at (208)435-4305 or Gene Applington, Board Chairman at (208)435-4821.

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I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving holiday. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience last week’s mix-up with the Pierce News caused.

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Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Safe travels if you are on the roads and enjoy your time with friends and family. If you don’t have family close please consider volunteering somewhere or visiting the Veterans home or an assisted living facility. There is always someone who would love …

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Pierce’s 40th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held this Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. Admission to the Bazaar is FREE and you can join us for the wonderful luncheon of Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup & Salad Bar with 30 or more different salads to choose…

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The end of Daylight Savings Time is this weekend! Remember to turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday night and it never hurts to change the batteries in the smoke detectors too! It seems a little early in the season to be saying this but “stay warm”.

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Roller Skating happens this Friday, Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center! Cost is $2 for kids 12 and under and $3 for those 13 and over. Skates are provided.

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The members of Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce, also invite you to the Installation of Pastor Beth Roen on Sunday morning, Oct. 20 at the 10 a.m. worship service. There will be a dinner following at 11:30 a.m., meat, beverage and dessert provided, you are welcome to bring a salad or hot dish. …

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Happy Autumn to everyone! We are defiantly feeling the change of season and they say we may see a bit of snow as early as this weekend. So, time to start preparing for those cooler temperatures. I am not ready!

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The Fifth Annual Headquarters, ID Reunion was a huge success with 139 guests enjoying the activities over the course of the weekend. The Reunion kicked off Friday, Aug. 30 with a Meet & Greet. The events continued on Saturday with John Bradbury giving a presentation on early logging hist…

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A celebration of life brunch, honoring both Lynette Lynn Dobson and her mother, Rea Dobson, will be held Sept. 8 at Deyo Reservoir in Weippe, Idaho, beginning at 10 a.m. All close friends, colleagues, and family are invited to attend and share stories and memories. Following this brunch, a l…

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The reunion was a great success. On Friday night we had the “potluck meet and greet” at the center.

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New Life Fellowship Church is holding their School Supply Drive to fill backpacks for kids that will be given out on Sunday, Aug. 18 from 4-6 p.m. Kids always look forward to starting the new school year with a backpack full of supplies.

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New Life Fellowship Church is holding their School Supply Drive to fill backpacks for kids that will be given out on Sunday, Aug. 18 from 4-6 p.m. Kids always look forward to starting the new school year with a backpack full of supplies. If you are able to donate to this wonderful cause they…

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1860 Days is this weekend! Come join in the community fun. Friday night is the kick-off starting with the Berry/Cherry Bake-Off. Judging starts at 4:30. There is an abundance of berries out there this year so no excuses. Put together your favorite recipe and get it entered! Entry forms avail…

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The Pierce Library is putting on its Summer Reading program every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for ages 5-12. The theme is “A Universe of stories” and we have guest speakers every week and lots of activities to learn about our universe. Prizes and crafts and fun! Come join us! Kim Ward, Director of …

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On July 3, Garett James Malone graduated Basic Military Training (BMT) for the United States Navy. Garett is a 2018 high school graduate of Grangeville High School and he spent a season working for the Forest Service following his high school graduation. Garett has helped his parents Kenny a…

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The Pierce Library is putting on its Summer Reading program every Wednesday at 11 a.m. for ages 5-12. The theme is “A Universe of stories” and we have guest speakers every week and lots of activities to learn about our universe. Prizes and crafts and fun! Come join us!