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 had it rebuilt in just a couple of days! A month before, volunteers and some of our local IDYCA Cadets helped to clear out the collapsed roof. Now the museum will be ready for its summer visiting hours.

The Museum is holding their Annual Membership Drive. Membership is only $15.00 and you are helping to support the museum, you receive a limited edition lapel pin and recognition. The 2019 lapel pin features a photo of Bill Maki, owner of Maki Manufacturing and longtime community supporter!

For more information please contact Laura Mason at (208)435-4121 and membership monies may be mailed to Laura Mason 239 Woods Rd Weippe, ID 83553.

Swim Lessons!

The Pierce Pool will be offering Swim Lessons the last 2 weeks of June (Monday-Friday) the 17-28. Lessons will be $50 for 1 week or $70 for the 2 weeks. There is a 25% discount off of multiple siblings. Lessons are a ½ hour each day. If you live in the Weippe Recreation District please look for the sign up at either Timberline Schools or the Discovery Center for FREE Swim and ½ price Swim Lessons!

You must be verified as living in the district and on the list to qualify. And if you have signed up on the Weippe list, you must still call the Pierce Community Center to sign up for Swim Lessons! Please call (208)464-2443 to get on the list and for more information.

Clearwater County Ambulance

Clearwater County Ambulance is in dire need of Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) they hire and train! You can be trained in one month, online class accessible from anywhere; great way to make some extra cash, flexible schedules, High School students qualify, minimum age is 16.

The shifts are 12 hours. They go from 0600 (6 a.m.) to 1800 (6 p.m.) and then 1800 to 0600. When you sign up for a shift, that means you are on call for that set period of time.

You’re responsible to respond to your station within the allotted amount of time and run the call. You will get paid for being on call during those 12 hours. The rate is a flat $10 for the 12-hour period. This is NOT $10 per hour for the 12 hours. It’s $10 for the entire 12 hours. And that’s ONLY if you don’t get a call.

If you DO get a call during your shift, that’s when the $12.66 per hour comes into play. You get that hourly rate with a 2-hour minimum and then real time after the first 2 hours.

Meaning, if your call takes you 1.5 hours to complete, you get paid for 2 hours. If it takes 3 hours to complete, you get paid for 3 hours. And finally, if you do get an ambulance call during your shift, that negates the $10 of standby pay. You won’t get the standby pay, but you will be paid for the hours that you’re on the run, which works out to be more than the standby pay. Please email Molly Stanley for more information at mstanley@clearwatercounty.org .

The Pierce/Weippe ATV Trailriders

The Pierce/Weippe ATV Trailriders Mother’s Day run was another success! They had 192 riders (youngest was 11 weeks old) 300+ hands and gave 40+ prizes back, 50/50 paid out $153! A BIG THANK YOU to Clay and Lily Hosley for letting us use the parking lot in front of their storage sheds, it was perfect, and thank you also to The MARKET for letting everyone park their rigs and trailers in your extra parking lots.

Another BIG THANK YOU to all the riders that came and made this run a fun, safe and successful ride. And we would also like to give a big THANK YOU to all the volunteers, without you we couldn’t do this. Next ride is June 29th, let’s make this another big turnout!

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA)

The Cadets are working hard and getting closer to their end goal in completing the 22 week IDYCA program. They are also busy lending a helping hand in many projects around the region. Their service is greatly appreciated and really makes a difference. Thank you!

Home Pass will be happening over the Memorial Day weekend, Thursday, May 23-28.

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 Tournaments:

Tournaments were postponed last week with other events happening in town but will be back on track for this week! Thursday night 6 p.m. at Miss Lily’s Gold Rush Saloon, Friday Night, 6 p.m. at The Flame and Saturday Night, 6 p.m. at The Timber Inn. Hope to see you there!

Pioneer Medical Clinic: May 2019 Schedules:

Jake Foster PA: Tuesday, 5/21.

Dr. Vanessa Brown: Wednesday, 5/15.

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

Pierce Community Center and Pool News

Summer Kick-Off Skate Night, Friday, May 31 from 5-8 p.m. Cost will be $5 and that will get you three hours of skating, Nachos, cookie and punch! Hope to see you there!

The Center will be open from 3-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 1-6 p.m. on Fridays unless we have skating or a planned event. 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.

Jennifer Billups (208)464-1053

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