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Timberline Schools - “As with all things in this pandemic, plans have changed for activities. Per Governor Little’s new Stage Two requirements, fans will no longer be permitted at games. We know this is not what we had hoped for, but we remain grateful that the kids get to play their winter …

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Happy Veteran’s Day to all of those who have served and currently serving in our Armed Forces. An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday—a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter ce…

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Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day. If you have not already, make sure you take the time to thank a veteran for their service to our Country. Clearwater County is proud to have many veterans who reside in our community. I would like to personally take this time to thank each and every one of our Veter…

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The Pierce Community Center would like to say thank you to Jennifer Billups for all her years of dedicated service to not only our Community Center, but to our community as well. She will be deeply missed while she is away with family.

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Progressive Jiu-Jitsu of Idaho will be holding classes at the Pierce Community Center Monday and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. starting Monday, Oct. 5. Kids ages five and up are welcome. Cost will be $35 per month, $50 for two family members. Please call Beth Britz for more info at (208)827-49…

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Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce would like to welcome Pastor Donna Zipp and husband Rodney who will be arriving in Pierce this week from Texas. Pastor Donna will serve Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce as their Pastor, her first service will be Oct. 4 at the 10 a.m. worship. All are welcome to att…

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Weippe Community Hall will be hosting an event called “The Return” on Saturday, Sept. 26. This is a National and Global day of prayer and repentance and those attending will be joining people from all over the world in prayer from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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The last Weippe Farmers Market of the season happens this Friday, Sept. 18, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come shop for fresh vegetables, fruits, honey, jam, bread, plants maybe even cookies! Please call Tammy at 208-435-4373 or Marge at 208-435-4362 for further information.

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The Hilltop Seniors Congregate Meal Site in Weippe is still closed for sit down meals due to precautions over the Covid-19 outbreak. If you are in need of meals please call a head and order at (208)435-4553 or (208)827-6925. The front door will remain locked and we ask that you to pull up by…

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Mara Skiles of Orofino has decided to take the extra step to graduate a year early, and so far has been very successful in working towards this goal. For her Senior Project she has chosen to raise money for an emergency phone for the back country that many people utilize for their recreation.

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The Pierce Library would like to thank all of the donors to our Summer Reading program this year. They are Maki Mfg., First Protestant Church, Nightforce, The Market, Clearwater Saw Shop and ICCU. We appreciate your generosity and were able to have a wonderful program because of your donations.

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The Weippe Farmers Market has begun and will happen each Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 18. Come shop for fresh vegetables, fruits, honey, jam, bread, plants maybe even cookies! If interested in participating, please call Tammy at 208-435-4373 or Marge at 208-435-4362.

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Tyler Cochrell’s celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. July 18 at the CPTPA Headquarters Office near Pierce on the airstrip. Potluck will be held afterward at the CPTPA cookhouse. All family and friends are welcome to attend and share memories.

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The memorial service planned for Pierce resident Kay Fisher has been canceled due to friends and relatives from out of state that would not be able to attend due to safety precautions over Covid-19. Local family and friends will be driving out to her requested site and spreading her ashes an…

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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…