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;

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy has postponed their Family Day event scheduled for Saturday, March 2 and will be rescheduling for a later date.

The McCall Judo tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 2 has also been postponed and will be rescheduled for some time in May.

Pierce GEM Team wishes to thank all who came out to see the movie ‘Cars’ last Friday at Pierce Community Center. We hope everyone had a good time, and we will see you at the next movie! Be sure to watch for the announcements and tell your friends. We thank the IDYCA Gems for their assistance in setting up and cleaning up the gym for movie night. They did a great job!

The Pierce Gem Team’s next meeting will be Tuesday, March 5, 6 p.m., at Pierce Community Center. All interested citizens are invited to our meetings.

Lent Services at Faith Lutheran Church, 611 South Main in Pierce on Ash Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. All are welcome!

Soup and bread supper will be served on the following Wednesdays at 6 P.M. with the Devotion at 6:45. March 13, 20, 27, April 3 and 10. Please plan on joining us. You may call Nancy Maki with any questions at (208)464-2463.

Loggers Safety Class

Will be held on Wednesday, March 13 from 7 a.m..-Noon at the Pierce Community Center. There will also be FREE health screenings offered on site. They will be offering Blood Pressure testing, A1C (blood sugar) and Fit Test. They will also have other health screening information available.

Mining District Meeting

Black Lead Mining District will hold a meeting on Sunday, March 17th starting at 1 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. Please call Ron Hartig for more information at (208)464-2253.

Bald Mt Ski Hill

The annual Valentines fundraiser our ski hill was a huge success! We are humbled by the support from the business community for donations, volunteers for hours of whistling while they work and thrilled by our silent auction bidders; $8900 brought in and after paying some bills there will be $4,000 left to help with summer projects! The Renner’s are always coming up with fun for the kids; this year was snow sled bowling.

Great snow blessed us over the 3 day weekend and Monday a special visit from an ‘ol friend -John Elsbury - on his set ski. We welcomed John & Nancy-Jo back to the Bald Mtn neighborhood with hugs & smiles. I’m guessing John’s set ski was a first for the Bald Mtn T Bar. After figuring out the darn attachment contraption John rode to the top with white knuckled ease.

The Ski Hill has plenty of new snow and is open Saturdays and Sundays! Come hit the family friendly slopes and enjoy our little gem of a Ski Hill while you still have time.

With all the great snow that has been coming down, the Ski Hill will remain open till Sunday, March 17th!

The ski club greatly appreciates the help we get from our Volunteers and local businesses - Maki Manufacturing helps keep our machines functional, CPTPA painted our racks built by Zone Timberline Metal Shop and Finke Logging. We are community all the way- THANK YOU for supporting local/affordable skiing & snowboarding!

2019 RATES: 10 Day Pass Adult $ 134, Youth $ 98. 5 Day Pass Adult $ 80, Youth $ 72. 3 Day Pass Adult $51, Youth $ 45. Day Pass Adult $20, Youth $17. Half Day (1 - 4 pm) Adult $17, Youth $14. Rental Skis/Boots $15, Snowboard/Boots $20. Lessons $0 if pre-arranged with Ski Club.

For more information on Bald Mountain Ski Hill please watch their Facebook page at Bald Mountain Ski Area or call (208)464-2312 or (208)827-0845 and you may also send an email to skibaldmtn@gmail.com

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA)

Letters of encouragement are always welcome and they will be passed on to those cadets that may not receive mail from home. Just address your letters to: Any Cadet at the address listed below or if you are interested in mentoring a future cadet please contact the Academy at IDYCA, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce, ID 83546.

Pool League

Sunday, February 24th results were, Lucky 2 - Elkhorn 1, 10/6 Lucky’s favor. Elkhorn 2 - Timber 1, 9/7 Timber’s favor. Timber 2 - Lucky 1, 13/3 Timber 2’s favor. Hope everybody had a good time and congratulations to Alison Young for an 8 ball break on the first game of the day. Way to go girl!

Pool Tournaments:

Tournaments are open to the public and will be held on Thursday nights at Miss Lily’s and Friday and Saturday nights at the Timber Inn starting at 6 p.m. bar time.

Results for last week were; Thursday 2/21, Jake Jared 1st, George Shoup 2nd and Ana Pauley 3rd. Great job people. For those of you that don’t know Ana, she works at our ICCU credit union here in Pierce, this was her first tournament to play in so stop in at the credit union and congratulate her. She did an awesome job at coming in 3rd!

Friday 2/22, Alan Mee 1st, Bud Wilson 2nd and Jake Jared 3rd. Well Jake you almost held your first place title! Good job guys.

Saturday 2/23 results; James Crocker 1st, Mike Crocker 2nd and Jake Jared 3rd. OK girls, we are going to have to do something about these guys winning so much! Good job fellas!

Pioneer Medical Clinic: February 2019

Schedules:

John Beeh: Monday, 2/25.

Jake Foster: Wednesday 2/20. Dr. Clayton Bunt: Wednesday, 2/27.

Clinic hours are 9-4 on dates listed and closed for lunch from 12:00-1:00 P.M. Please call (208)464-2578 to make an appointment.

Pierce Community Center and Pool News;

Judo will be Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 - 7 p.m.. We currently have AAU Basketball practice happening after school a few days a week and Jr High Volleyball will be starting practice on January 16 from 4:00-5:30 P.M. Monday-Thursday.

The Center will be open from 3 – 8 p.m.. Monday-Thursday and 1 - 6 p.m.on Fridays unless we have skating or an event planned. On Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. we have Yoga classes. If you have a meeting, event or party you would like to plan please call ahead for scheduling. We have lots of room, tables, chairs and kitchen facilities to meet your needs. Please call (208)464-2443 for questions or information.

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