Pierce News - Binder

Jaimie Binder age 11, 6th grader at Timberline Schools got her first Bull Elk on the second day of hunting season while out with her dad. Her dad had this to say about the hunt; “We walked into the area right after daylight and started cow calling. A short time later, we got cow calls back and then a bugle. A few minutes after that we heard something coming through the brush and a minute later the spike stepped out. He was standing behind a tree, I cow called again and he moved another 10-15 yards closer but still behind a tree. I cow called again and then he walked right out into the open in front of us and Jaimie placed a beautiful behind the shoulder shot, through both lungs. The bull ran a short distance and expired.” Proud parents are Brandon and Nikki Binder of Pierce. Congratulations Jaimie!

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.

The Wesleyan Church in Weippe will be holding their Fall Carnival this Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1-3 p.m. This is a free event for the kids and families. Come share in the fun!

Volunteers are needed to help work on the Pam Reichenberg Benefit. Pam is receiving treatment for cancer and will have heart surgery when the cancer treatment is finished. She is in need of our help. Please meet with Robbie at the Timber Inn to sign up or join us for a planning meeting on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Timber Inn to help with a committee.

There is a spaghetti dinner with salads and desserts, an auction, door prizes and the quilt raffle planned for Saturday, Dec. 14 from 5-10 p.m. at the Timber Inn. Mark your calendar and join us in supporting Pam in her healing. Call (208)464-2736 for more information and donations for the auction can be dropped at the Timber.

The members of Faith Lutheran Church, Pierce, 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. Please call Nancy with any questions at (208) 464-2463.

Pierce Winter Festival Team will be holding their first meeting of the season on Monday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. in the back room of the Elk Snout. The committee always welcomes new ideas and community members who would like to volunteer for this fun weekend event. Hope to see you there!

Looking for pumpkins! If you would like to donate a pumpkin for an activity that will benefit the community please feel free to leave them at the Community Center and they will be delivered for the project. Please call (208)464-2443 for more information.

Pumpkin Carving Contest will be held at the Weippe Museum on Saturday, Oct. 26. You may drop your CARVED pumpkins off on Friday, Oct. 25 from 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26 from 12-3 p.m. and judging will be announced at 4 p.m. There will be a $25 prize for each age group. Age groups are: 1-5 year olds, 6-10 year olds, 11-14 year olds and 15 through adults. Get your pumpkins and ideas ready!

Update from North Fork Ranger District

Officials have received reports of four to five inches of snow near Hoodoo Pass. Motorists are relying on chains to make it up and over the pass. Patchy snow (about one inch) is currently covering segments of French Mountain Road #250, Pierce to Bungalow. Back country hunters and anglers should be prepared for damp conditions and overnight temperatures dipping into the teens and low 20s.

All five fee campgrounds on the North Fork Ranger District are still open, up and running. The developed sites are expected to close as soon as wintry weather takes hold. Call the new North Fork Ranger Station, (208) 476- 4541 or 476-8200, for updates.

Timberline High School

Wednesday, Oct. 16, Principal Advisory Class Meetings. –PSAT

Thursday, Oct. 17, Pep Assembly for District Volleyball/Football Senior Night @ 10:30 a.m. -Junior High Cross Country Bi-State at Beachview Park, Clarkston @ 3:30 p.m. -High School Girls Volleyball Team to University of Idaho Game @ 6 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 18, High School Boys Football Senior Night at Timberline vs. Kendrick @ 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 19, High School Girls Volleyball District Tournament at LCSC Activity Center @ 2:30 p.m.

Timberline Cross Country: Troy Invite Highlights. What an awesome day! Lauren Carr received a medal placing ninth in the high school girls race in a time of 23:25. Carson Sellers won the high school boys division with a time of 17:53. Harrison Hill made top 20 with a time of 20:43. Jude Nelson ran a time of 21:29 while placing 29th. They are getting ready for districts in two weeks and are looking strong.

The junior high boys did equally well. Kyd Bonner was the first Timberline runner across with a time of 11:51. Cody Bird, Reese Merry, and Landon Burnette were right behind with times of 12:39, 13:03 and 13:28. Our sixth grade runners, Ben Lawrence and Devyn Sparrow, ran in the sixth grade only race. They were in the top half of runners with times of 12:47 and 12:48. The junior high has Bi-State Championships this week. Amazing Spartans!

Mark your calendars! The Fall Carnival will be held Friday, Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center and hosted by this year’s THS Junior Class and the PCC. Have your costumes ready for an evening of fun and games!

Crafters, Artisans and local vendors start preparing! Pierce’s 40th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center, with the luncheon served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. If you would like to have a table for the Bazaar please call (208)464-2443 and we will get you signed up!

Pierce Gem Team Festival of Trees – Saturday, Dec. 7! Attention, Crafters, Bakers, Creators, Inventors! We want you!

The Pierce Gem Team is looking for donations for the Festival of Trees - our fun, festive live auction of seasonal crafts, gift baskets, baked goods, wreaths, garlands, entry art; it’s a Fun-Raiser! You get the picture.

All of these donations will be up for live auction, headed by our favorite auctioneer, Leroy Kuykendall this special evening, Saturday, Dec. 7, from 5:30 until 8 p.m. There will be door prizes, entertainment, gourmet appetizers, and a kids’ craft room. Everyone is invited to an enchanted night! This evening makes the future of Pierce projects possible! Please be a part of this positive impetus for Pierce!

For more information, to donate or volunteer, please call Kathy at (208) 464-1083, or email 1bearkatranch@qroidaho.net Thank you!

Blood Drive!

The Red Cross will be at Timberline Schools on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for Hanna West’s Senior Project. You may schedule your donation online at www.redcrossblood.org or contact Hanna West and she will get you on the day’s schedule. Come support Hanna in her Senior Project and make a difference in lives!

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA) is scheduled for 2019-2 Home Pass, Nov. 26, 10 a.m. – Dec. 1, 4 p.m. This will give the Cadets the opportunity to use their new coping skills they have learned as they spend the Thanksgiving holiday home with family and friends.

The Cadets must return to the Academy alcohol, drug and nicotine free. They are tested and a positive test means the end of the program and they will only have about 21 days left before their graduation from the program which is being held on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Lewiston High School.

Pool League Players

Time to start getting your teams organized! You will need to get your information to Kathy Dill for your teams so she will have time to get the schedule done for the season. Please let Kathy know that you have a team and what bar you will be playing out of by Dec. 1. League will start Sunday, Jan. 5 and no games will be played on Super Bowl Sunday or Easter Sunday. You can reach Kathy Dill by Facebook, calling her home number (208)464-1129 or her address is: P.O. Box-329 Pierce, ID 83546

Pool Tournaments

Tournaments are open to the public and will be held on Thursday nights at Miss Lily’s, Friday night at The Flame and Saturday nights at the Timber Inn starting at 6:30 p.m. bar time. Come and have some fun with us! Results for last week were: Thursday Oct. 10, at Miss Lily’s; First place went to Def Dave, Mike Crocker second and Katie Wilson took third. Nobody could shoot a decent game to save their soul but we had fun. Good job players!

Friday, Oct. 11, at the Flame: Josh Gehrig first place, Mike Crocker second and Larry Huddleston took third.

Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Timber Inn, Josh Gehrig first place, Mike Crocker second and Bud Wilson third. Good job guys even if no one was shooting very good!

Pierce Community Center and Pool News

The Center will be open Monday- Thursday from 3-8 p.m. and Fridays (no school) from 1-6 p.m. and closed Saturday and Sunday.

On Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. we offer 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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