I want to take this time to thank our State, County, and City snowplow drivers. These individuals work long hours with very little thanks. People seem to forget just how many roads we have and how little drivers to cover all those roads. They can’t be everywhere at the same time or make everyone’s road be the first to be plowed. It is just the beginning of winter, and we have several more months to go, so thank the drivers we have, be patient, and be kind while we get through these months together.

Timberline Schools

Timberline Drama Club presents “Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine”. Jan. 14,, at 6 p.m. at the Timberline Cafeteria. Spaghetti dinner will be provided and tickets are $5 each. See Ms. Garrett or a Drama student for tickets. They are asking that tickets be purchased in advance to have a head count for the dinner portion.

Senior Project Open House is Jan. 19, from 6-7 p.m. in the THS Cafeteria. Everyone is welcome to see what the Seniors have accomplished.

Carl Cook, representing the VFW in Orofino, presented awards at Timberline to the winners of the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest, in which students write a 500-word essay about a patriotic theme. This year’s topic was, “How can I be a Good American?”

This year, Timberline students won all three of the top awards in the local contest! Third Place and $50 was Devyn Sparrow, second place and $75 was Jaimie Binder, and first place with $100 was awarded to Daniel Sproul! Daniel also received a plaque and received an Honorable Mention at the District level. Tala Benson placed third on the Voice of Democracy Essay contest at the local level winning $50. Way to go Timberline students! We are all very proud of you.

The Junior Class is currently holding a fundraiser!! Prizes are a Dyna-Glo Charcoal Grill and a custom fire pit. Tickets sold individually, or at basketball game Jan. 25. Tickets are one for $5 or five for $20. Winners will be drawn Jan. 25. Find a Junior and get your tickets folks. They are also selling pizza at home games at Timberline.

This week’s events

Wednesday, Jan. 12 – Last Friday’s Boys basketball game at Deary has been rescheduled for today at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 13 – Boys and Girls basketball at Highland, girl’s game will start at 5:30 p.m. and boys game will begin at 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 14 – Timberline Drama Presentation, Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine at 6 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 15 – Basketball Open Gym from 4-6 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 16 – NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day. HS BBB Practice from 8-10 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 17 – HS Girls BB will travel to Nez Perce, bus leaves at 3 p.m., game starts at 6 p.m. Boys will also travel to Nez Perce, bus leaving at 3 p.m., game begins at 7 p.m.

Pierce News

The results from the Jan. 7 pool tournament at Miss Lily’s are; Buck Jared in first place, Bud Wilson in second, and Clay Hosley in third.

Former, long-time resident, Maxine Selzler wanted to share with everyone that on Dec. 21 she welcomed her 20th Great Grandchild to the world. Shannon Lynn Selzler made her entrance early, weighing in at only 1 lb. 8 oz. and only 12 inches long, but is doing well. Parents are Mark Selzler and Virginia Elandt who make their home in Oregon along with older brother, Aaron. Congratulations to the whole family. What an amazing Christmas gift!

Faith Lutheran Church has their First Sunday Food Box Distribution every first Sunday of the month from noon to 12:30 p.m. For emergency boxes please call 208-827-2660.

Weippe News

The Jan. 5 pool tournament results, from the Elk Horn, are Buck Jared in first, Shawn Matton in second, and Andy in third.

The next 10-week Fit and Fall Proof Class will begin Jan. 12. This FREE class is offered each Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. at the Weippe Discovery Center.

The Timberline Genealogy Society will be having a meeting on the second Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Weippe Library, downstairs on the lower level.

The Hill Top Senior’s Center in Weippe serves meals on Mondays and Thursdays at noon. This is open to EVERYONE, not just seniors. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Tressa at 208-827-6925.

The Weippe mobile food pantry provides food to those in need each month on the fourth Tuesday of the month. The truck arrives around 9 a.m. and distribution starts as early as 9:30. The next food distribution will be Jan. 25.

Due to weather and the Community Center having to be closed last Friday, this Friday we will have SKATE NIGHT! Come join us from 4-6 p.m. for some rolling skating fun. Skate nights will always take place on the first Friday of each month from 3-6 p.m.

We are introducing MOVIE NIGHT. Movie night in the gym will be the Jan. 21, the third Friday of the month, from 4-6 p.m. We look forward to bringing these events to our community. For more information contact Brandy at the Pierce Community Center.

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.

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