Pierce News

As of April 2, the water is once again safe for consumption in the city of Pierce.

On March 22, a “funny smell” was reported to the city of Pierce regarding their water. The town had been advised to drink only bottled water until further notice from city officials due to contamination of the water.

Since then, the city worked diligently to get the system cleaned out as they followed the protocols set forth by the DEQ and state of Idaho. After receiving multiple samples back April 2 indicating the contaminate issue has been resolved, the city advised the water was once again safe. They advised that all homes and businesses on city water to run your water for a couple minutes to flush out any remaining bad water left in pipes. The city systems have been flushed as well. During this time, the overwhelming support shown to the City of Pierce is what makes our little area so great.

The City of Pierce would like to thank the following for their generous water donations, Artesian Fusion Beverages, Lewiston Albertsons, and P1FCU in helping provide safe drinking water to the residents of Pierce during this time. They would also like to thank the Red Cross for organizing the donations, IDYCA for helping to unload and stack the cases of water delivered, and the Pierce-Weippe ATV club for assisting in the delivering of water to those in need.

We also need to thank our City Officials and workers for all they have done and continue to do for the City of Pierce. They continue to strive to make our little town the reason we all love it so much and make it one of Idaho’s best kept little secrets. Thank you, to our Mayor and the rest of our city employees, for all you do.

Timberline Schools

Thursday, April 8, High School Track Meet in Kamiah at 4:30 p.m., the bus leaves at 3 p.m.

Timberline is currently seeking a Paraprofessional Aide. Direct inquiries can be made to Principal, Jason Hunter at 208-435-4411 or at hunterj@jsd171.org.

Please send application materials to Jessica Fugate at PO Box 2259, Orofino, Idaho 83544 or email her at fugatej@jsd171.org. Start date 2021-2022 school year.

Applications are available at the administration office at 1051 Michigan Ave, Orofino. Minimum qualifications are High School diploma, must have or be able to get CPR/First Aide Training, lift 10 lbs, pass a criminal background and drug test. Benefits include employee medical, vision, and dental covered 100% by the District and includes a $20,000 employee life insurance policy paid by the district.

The School District is an EOE/AA Employer with Veteran’s Preference.

Timberline Schools are looking for Substitutes for teachers, aids, and office Staff. No teaching degree required. To get an application, please call or stop by at Timberline; 208-435-4411, or Joint School District 171, Orofino Office; 208-476-5593.

Clearwater Groomer

The Groomer is still out grooming trails for those diehard riders. Some of their most recent areas covered, the trail across Hemlock, the loop over Brown’s Rock, to Camp 14, up to Sheep Mountain Saddle, over Dead Horse, to Camp 60, then back to Headquarters along the 246 Road.

As long as there is new snow, the Groomer continues to groom trails, there is still time to ride. Go out and enjoy the riding while you can and be sure to thank our Groomer members for all their hard work this season and remember they volunteer their time, giving up their weekends for you to enjoy yours.

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA) would like to encourage everyone to follow them on their social media accounts for daily updates and live videos.

Weippe News

The Weippe mobile food pantry provides food to those in need each month on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Because we are a drive through – we begin distribution of the food once it has been offloaded. The truck generally arrives around 9 a.m. We are distributing food as early as 9:30 and we will stay and hand out food until 11 a.m. unless we run out earlier. We are there to reach out and help our friends and neighbors in our local community. The next food distribution will be April 27.

Open Pool


Results of the March 17 pool tournament at the Elk Horn were, DJ Hueth in first, Ronnie Smith in second, and Kerry Anderson in third.

March 28 Pool League results are as follows, Timber1 at Miss Lily2, 15/1 in Miss Lily2’s favor. Flame at Elkhorn2, 11/5 in the Flame’s favor. Elkhorn1 at Timber2, 9/7 in the Elkhorn’s favor.

March 31 pool tournament was the last day of the Elkhorn “Bar”, as it is now known as the Elkhorn Tavern. A huge crowd was there to watch, and lots of players as well, for the last pool tournament at the Elkhorn “Bar”. Darrel Sampson took first, Buck Jared with second, and Kerry Anderson in third.

April 2 Pool Tournament at Miss Lily’s ended with Kathy Wilson-Dill in first, John Jared in second, and Bud Wilson in third.

To date, the following are the current Pool League results…Elkhorn1- 113 wins, Elkhorn2- 58 wins, Timber1- 37 wins, Timber2- 73 wins, Miss Lily1- 101 wins, Miss Lily2- 98 wins, and the Flame- 96 wins.

Beta Sigma Phi News

On March 22, Alpha Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the Fraser Community Hall with Donna Brown as their hostess for their annual birthday party meeting. Gifts were exchanged with their secret sisters after a delicious lunch and business meeting.

Plans are being finalized for our annual Founder’s Day meeting on April 29 where their chapter will host the other three Clearwater County chapters. Election of officers were also held, and the meeting ended with a birthday cake made by Sherry Schlader. If you are interested in becoming a member of one of the chapters, please contact one the chapter members for more information.

Pierce Community


The Community Center is so excited that the community is once again utilizing our wonderful building, to the point we have been completely booked every weekend for the last two months. THIS IS WONDERFUL NEWS FOR THE CENTER! We love seeing our Center once again being used like it should, however with this being said, you are encouraged to contact Brandy at the office far enough in advance to ensure your date of use.

Currently dates reserved for several months and even a year in advance. Please do not wait to contact us and reserve your date for your event.

The pool team is still seeking applications for lifeguards for this summer season. Applicants need to be at least 16 years of age or older and a strong swimmer. No lifeguard experience is necessary, training will be provided prior to certification, which is necessary for the position.

For further information or applications please contact Brandy at the Pierce Community Center during regular business hours, or their Facebook page where her or Katherine are also available for questions you may have. Applications can be picked up at the Community Center and will need to be dropped off in person during regular business hours, Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and Friday’s 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Any events, news, or information you would like to share in the Clearwater Tribune under the Pierce/Weippe news, please be sure to contact Brandy Denison by social media or email at mrsfs24@gmail.com prior to the deadline on Monday to make the following Wednesday paper.*

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