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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!

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The residents of the city of Pierce celebrated for 6 days the 100th year of the Pierce Public Library. The Pierce librarians, the library board, along with the ICCU and Studio 205 put together six days of fun and the community responded.

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Organizers have sent the registrations and they are coming back for the Pierce All School Reunion 2019, set for the first weekend in August. We have received back registrations from many places. Northern Idaho to Southern Idaho, Gig Harbor, WA to South Carolina including Oklahoma, Arizona an…

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The residents of the City of Pierce will be enjoying “Six Days of Fun”, Monday through Saturday, June 17 to June 22, to celebrate the 100th birthday of The Pierce Public Library. The students in the picture are celebrating with the help of Timberline Librarian, Billi Cooper, beginning their …

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Timberline Drama Production of “CSI Wonderland” This Wednesday, June 5 they will have a showing open to the public at 5:30 p.m. and cost of $3. Call (208)435-4411 to reserve dinner seats and for more information.

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A special thank you going out to Sam Allen, Jim McManus and Don Rayner for the time and hard work they put into getting the J.H. Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum’s front porch roof rebuilt. The heavy February snows had taken down the porch roof and these gentlemen volunteered their time and …

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A big THANK YOU to all those that came and supported the Pierce Pool Fundraiser on Saturday. The nachos were delicious and the Salsa Contest was a big hit! And to everyone who made or donated something for the Silent Auction, it is greatly appreciated. We could not do this without you! The w…

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Get your homemade salsa ready! We will be holding our Pool Fundraiser this Saturday, May 4th (to coincide with the GEM Teams Pierce Community Day and Clean UP) We will be serving yummy Nachos ($8) and holding a Silent Auction and also new this year, we will be having a Salsa Contest...not th…

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A Celebration of Life will be held for Reid Mintonye of Pierce this Friday, April 26 from 1-4 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. The VFW Post 3296 of Orofino Color Guard will be starting out with a Flag Ceremony and a 21 Gun Salute in the parking lot at 1 p.m. so please plan on arriving a …

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With the generous support from Dworshak Recreation District, the Pierce Pool will be offering transportation to swim lessons for children ages six and over from the Orofino area this June! Dworshak Rec has agreed to provide transportation for the kids from Orofino to the Pierce pool for the …

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Last week Jesse Dill suffered a heart attack and had to be life flighted up to Coeur d’Alene, where they treated him and put two stents in before sending him back home to Pierce a few days later. His wife Kathy Wilson-Dill asked me to share this in the news;

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A few slots are still open for Middle School students! Studio 205 Gallery is offering ART LESSONS for students. It will be a 3-Friday course April 5, 12, and 26. Elementary students will attend 10-11:30 a.m. and middle schoolers will attend 1-2:30 p.m. The cost of the three sessions will be …

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Happy Spring everyone! The snow is receding (I hope I did not just jinx it), the weather is warming, and that means it is time for my annual request that you remind your kiddos that the creek is not a place to play right now.

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We turned back our clocks and hopefully you’re all adjusting to the time change. Also hoping that you might have changed the batteries in your smoke detectors. Keep those things from beeping at us and our homes safe!

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As you all are very much aware, we are getting a pretty good accumulation of snow. This has caused many cancelations of school, sporting events and meetings. These are a couple of recent cancelations;

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Movie Night! Pierce GEM Team will be hosting a Community Movie Night this Friday, February 22, at the Pierce Community Center! They will be showing the movie Cars, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The movie will begin at 7. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome. Concessions will be on sale, and all …

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The THS “Black and Gold Student Art Show” will open on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. The show kicks off the Pierce Winter Festival for 2019 at The Studio 205 Gallery on Main Street and will continue on through Saturday, Jan. 26, closing its doors at 5 p.m.

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Pierce’s mayor, Trevor Sparrow participated in the Blue Shield Foundations 10,000 Steps a Day Challenge back in October with 71 other mayors across the state.

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Due to the power outage on Monday, Dec. 10 the Battle of the 6C Basketball games was canceled. Please be watching for the rescheduled times and come and support the kids of our county!

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The City of Pierce would like to let residents know that the City Council Meetings are changing from 7 to 6 p.m. on the second Monday of the month for winter hours. If you have any questions please call the City office at (208)464-2222.

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We lost a couple of good gentlemen last week. Allen Reichenberg of Pierce and Wayne Matthews from Grangeville, formerly of Weippe. My sympathies go out to Rosie Reichenberg and Hilda Matthews along with their families.

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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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Snow has accumulated this week in the upper country above French Mountain Saddle. It was reported to us that there is now 17-18 inches making travel by pickups and side by sides almost impossible. Please use caution if you are still traveling in these areas. The Groomer is currently in Medfo…

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Pierce 39th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. There will be 28 tables of local crafters, vendors and artisans with all sorts of fun items to start your holiday shopping. Door prizes will be given out every hour from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Peirce Main Street “Trick O’ Treat” will be happening again this year on Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31. The local businesses will be open from 5-7 p.m. for all of the costumed kiddos to convene for their annual Family Fun! Look for the Orange Pumpkin with the purple hat in the window o…

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I spoke with Jackie Sharp Chapman, administrator of the Headquarters, ID Reunion Facebook page and got her permission to share this fun and historical Headquarters Trivia. Thank you to all who contributed to this list. If you have more we would love to hear them!

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Fall Carnival is happening this Friday, Oct. 26, at the Pierce Community Center from 5-7 p.m.! The Timberline High School Junior Class has been working hard on planning and the elementary students are holding a candy drive with all candy going for prizes given out. The class that brings in t…

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There will be an Apple Cider Pressing at The Boars Head Highland Butcher in Weippe, Hwy 11, Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1-5 p.m.! Bring your apples and containers (washed milk jugs work well). They will be frying apple pies, enjoying caramel apples, chili and fresh rolls. Bring your family for an…

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Governor Butch Otter and his wife, First Lady Lori Otter visited the Academy Thursday, for his final visit as Governor and Mrs. Otter’s first visit. Governor Otter was instrumental in making the Academy happen here in Idaho and has continued to be a big supporter of all they are doing here f…

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Skate Night happens this Friday, Sept. 21 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center! $2 for kids 12 and under; $3 for those 13 and over. Come join the fun!

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Idaho Youth Challenge Academy (IDYCA) Pierce was visited by the Blackhawk helicopter on Monday, Sept. 10. The Academy hosted Army National Guard Brigadier General Garshak, CW5 Michele Hartley, Command Chief Warrant Officer, Collier Lipple, XO, Margaret Flowers, Treasurer of the IDYCA Foundat…