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Six-day weather forecast

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Wednesday Night

Pavement Patter

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Loralee Brown, owner of Loralee’s Beauty Salon, 305 Johnson Avenue, announces that she has sold her building, and will be closing the door to Loralee’s permanently on Thursday, Feb. 28.

City of Elk River is having a Mayor Recall election

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The City of Elk River is having a Mayor Recall election on March 12, 2019. It is important to let those residents know that they currently reside within a mail ballot precinct, and in order to receive a ballot in the mail to vote in the March 12 Recall Election, they need to be registered to vote.  

Orofino’s Shopko Hometown Store set to close

Orofino’s Shopko Hometown Store set to close

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According to a recent list of Shopko store closures, the Orofino Shopko Hometown Store is set for closure on May 5. The company filed for bankruptcy in January. The Orofino store’s pharmacy announced its closure at the time, but it was previously stated there were no immediate plans to close the retail portion of the store.

FBI agent shot while attempting to serve search warrant at Lenore address

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According to a news release, a SWAT member from the Salt Lake Division of the FBI was shot Thursday, Feb. 7 at a residence located near the Nez Perce Tribal Fish Hatchery, Cherrylane.

Snowbird

Snowbird

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Sally Shawley, of Orofino, shared this photo with the Clearwater Tribune of the robins that were in the tree near her home in January. With the freezing temperatures recently experienced, and the snowstorms that have hit, Mother Nature seems to be playing a trick on Clearwater County residents, keeping them guessing what is next. Many people have stated on Facebook that they think the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, has been in cahoots with Mother Nature and her tricks.

Corps announces temporary closures

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As the Corps of Engineers Ahsahka Timber Sale progresses west toward the town of Ahsahka, several recreation areas and roads will need to be temporarily closed to facilitate the harvest.

Clearwater Humane Society News for the week of February 13, 2019

Clearwater Humane Society News for the week of February 13, 2019

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Haystacks are coming!

Fraser News for the week of February 13, 2019

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It looks like the month of February is going to be our snowiest time this year. As I look at the calendar for the past week I see notations of snow almost every day.

Orofino Elementary School report

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There will be no school on Monday, Feb. 18 in recognition of the President’s Day Holiday.

First Christian Church

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In the beginning God created the heaven and earth. God also strived to perfect a good relationship with men and women. God is persistent and patient, always spreading the gospel. We are called on to have faith.

Reubens Sausage Feed March 3

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The Reubens Community Church is hosting the 55th annual Reubens Sausage Feed which will take place on Sunday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Center in Reubens.

First Baptist Church Comings & Goings

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The sermon for Feb.10 was planned to be a continuation of “True Worship” based on John 4:10-29, given by interim pastor Gary Snyder, but instead the Holy Spirit led him to speak on a personal relationship with Jesus, the most important thing in life.

Women’s Lenten Retreat March 9

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Come join us for a day of prayerful reflection, not just as a one-time event, but as a way of life. How do we keep our feet in this world, with all of its demands, and yet keep our hearts tuned towards God’s will? We will share prayer, input, and reflections.

Rotary Ripples for the week of February 13, 2019

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Orofino Rotary Vice President Susie Larson led the meeting Feb. 8. Several announcements included the availability of tickets for the upcoming “Louisiana Style Catfish Fry” at the Ponderosa Restaurant on March 16. Jim McCann will be asking for Rotarians to sign up to help with any of the many preparations it takes to put a feast like this together. The more the merrier!

ITD launches Comprehensive campaign to raise awareness about Star Card-Idaho’s Real ID

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A year after Idaho began issuing the Star Card, Idaho’s Real ID, five percent of Idahoans have applied for the card. Without it on a driver’s license, citizens won’t be able to board a plane or enter a federal facility.

Do You Know

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Do you know you have a city of refuge? God commanded Moses, “Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares” (Numbers35:11KJV). The cities were for the Israelites as well as any stranger or traveler particularly who committed murder unintentionally (Numbers35:15

Courthouse News for the week of February 13, 2019

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All fines and forfeitures include court costs unless otherwise noted. Not all details of sentencing may be listed.

County Deeds for the week of February 13, 2019

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City of Elk River is having a Mayor Recall election

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The City of Elk River is having a Mayor Recall election on March 12, 2019. It is important to let those residents know that they currently res…

Orofino’s Shopko Hometown Store set to close

Orofino’s Shopko Hometown Store set to close

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According to a recent list of Shopko store closures, the Orofino Shopko Hometown Store is set for closure on May 5. The company filed for bank…

FBI agent shot while attempting to serve search warrant at Lenore address

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According to a news release, a SWAT member from the Salt Lake Division of the FBI was shot Thursday, Feb. 7 at a residence located near the Ne…

Snowbird

Snowbird

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Sally Shawley, of Orofino, shared this photo with the Clearwater Tribune of the robins that were in the tree near her home in January. With th…

52 Weeks of Preparedness for the week of February 13, 2019

52 Weeks of Preparedness for the week of February 13, 2019

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Before the flood

Property Tax reduction signup

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The Clearwater County Assessor’s Office announces you may now sign up for the Property Tax Reduction Program, sponsored by the State of Idaho.…

Clearwater County receives federal funds for emergency services

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Clearwater County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency management…

Arnzen’s to open pharmacy in Orofino

Arnzen’s to open pharmacy in Orofino

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Many await the opening of a new pharmacy in Orofino, hopefully in the next month or so. “Licensing is often slower than we’d like,” Rod Arnzen…

School funding formula becomes a little brighter

School funding formula becomes a little brighter

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Dr. Michael Garrett, Joint School District #171 (JSD171) Superintendent, had some positive news to share with Chamber members at their meeting…

Orofino High School Boys Basketball Seniors

Orofino High School Boys Basketball Seniors

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Seniors for the Orofino High School Boys Basketball team are, back row (l to r): Cody Isbelle, Austin Godwin, IJ Ilagon, Austin Kelso, Kobe Hu…

A TRIBUNE GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

A TRIBUNE GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

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This photo shows the Herman Smith blacksmith shop, called The Pioneer Shop, in Orofino in the early 1900s. Photo submitted by Myrna Grasser.

Rotary is accepting 2018/19 Outstanding Citizen nominations

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The Orofino Rotary Club is now accepting nominations for its annual Outstanding Citizen Award. What one dedicated citizen has worked tirelessl…

USS John C. Stennis arrives in Laem Chebang, Thailand

USS John C. Stennis arrives in Laem Chebang, Thailand

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The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) arrived in Laem Chebang, Thailand, Feb. 10, for a brief port call that highlights the strong…

Recreation – where to go from here?

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City council members gathered with city staff Todd Perry and Mike Martin, Feb. 5 for a work session meeting to discuss recreation, future proj…

OBS Sneak Peek

OBS Sneak Peek

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The Orofino Builders Supply After Hours Sneak Peek Social is set for this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6 to 8 p.m. at their soon-to-be new location, 12…

TRIBUNE GLIMPSE OF THE PAST for the week of February 6, 2019

TRIBUNE GLIMPSE OF THE PAST for the week of February 6, 2019

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Ervine and Holmes log chutes: Between 1910 and 1938, a small mill operated along Michigan Ave, then known as Market Street, near the present C…