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Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from his Department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners July 19 meeting. He gave updates on the County fires. Road closures for Grandad and Captain Cabin are still in place.

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The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has identified all three individuals involved in the Monday, July 19 shooting in Kamiah. At the time of the incident, all three were residents of the motel where the shooting occurred. While the investigation is ongoing, the incident is being investigated as…

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KAMIAH, Idaho-The Storm Theatre Complex is being managed by Incident Commander Jay Kurth and the National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) Team 1. The NIMO team has been tasked with managing 22 Backcountry fires within an 815,000 acre area of remote-roadless land, and the Storm Creek …

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The last two years have made a striking change in the lives of Bruce Bradley, 13, and his family as his talents as a trapshooter have soared. His parents, Levi and Tess Bradley, have been traveling with him and his younger brother, Keith, to trap shoots on an almost-every-weekend pursuit. As…

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The Idaho Division of Veteran Services will have a Veteran’s Advocate in Kamiah, Orofino and Grangeville. Dates and locations are as follows:

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part2)? Last week we studied and found that we need the seed, which is the Gospel (Matthew13:19KJV, 1Peter1:25KJV) and the ground which is the heart (Matthew13:19KJV) and the sower is Jesus (Matthew13:37KJV).

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Paul’s advice to the church at Rome included a reminder for the people of the church to love one another devotedly. While most of us think that the early church was a place where people did not have to be reminded to love one another, there were a couple of reminders that indicated that peop…

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The Nazarene Compassionate Ministry free clothing giveaway is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, July 29 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 153 Johnson Ave. These items are free to everyone. Good summer clothing!

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Charlotte Townsend, a resident of Brookside Landing in Orofino, celebrated her 101st birthday July 22.

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Are you tired of wildfire smoke as well? Yup, me too. Not so excited for more one hundred plus degree days? Same here. What I never get tired of talking about is a healthy gut. It has so many interesting areas to think about, from the mechanical digestion part of the stomach, to the complex …

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We are still on! We had to change the course due to extreme fire danger and closure of certain lands. However, we have been able to find an equally beautiful (or dare we say even more beautiful) course with the help of our amazing community members.

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With the early start to the fire season of 2021, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Supervisor Cheryl Probert is preparing for the long-term, focusing local firefighting resources on critical fire responses and bringing in a national team of fire experts to assist with the management of r…

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Gary Bessent, John Erbst and Mike Bessent are shown in this photo (l to r). Bonnie Bessent, Gary and Mike’s mother and former longtime Tribune employee, submitted the picture, and said it was from sometime in the late 50’s or early 60’s. The Tribune would like to share your photos with their…

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Winners of the 21st Rotary Log Drive received checks for first, second and third place. From left, is Rotarian Teri Bolling winning second place; Elizabeth Morgan, Log Drive Chairman; first-place winner, Jo Sharrai and Orofino Rotary President Mike Hedrick. Third place went to Jill Ballard o…

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Praise and Worship in the park was amazing, if you missed it, please put it on your calendar for next year in the month of July. There is awesome talent in our area and you could tell all of it from the heart, to be a gift to all of Orofino. Thank you to all the churches who help with this e…

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In the past week, the Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (C-PTPA) has responded to four fires. All fires are now controlled and contained

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Recent purchases by Clearwater Memorial Public Library Foundation (CMPL) are bringing the newly expanded library into the ranks of up to date technology, with the addition of two newly arrived automatic check out stations.

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Avista urges customers to be alert to anyone pretending to be from Avista. If you receive a call or email from someone claiming to be an Avista representative demanding immediate payment or mentioning that your power would proactively be shut off, immediately end the call or delete the email.

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The Clearwater Memorial Public Library was awarded a grant of $10,400 in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, which was granted through the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

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It’s the last week of July already! Summer is flying by. This is the last week for the summer reading program, the last day participants can report is Saturday. Those who have completed all four levels, have been coming in to collect their finished custom bookmarks and bonus craft. In the ne…

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During our lifetime we meet many people who should be recognized as good assets to the community. David Jackson is one of those people. He’s not a boaster, quietly doing his part in life, serving his family and loving God.

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DISCLAIMER: Compilation of this report requires interpretation and manual data entry. As a result, this report is not a substitute for the actual source documents and the Court cannot guarantee the complete accuracy of all information contained herein.

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PIERCE - Due to severe fire danger in the region, effective immediately and until further notice, Deer Creek Reservoir is closed to public use. The extreme fire season and continued dry conditions in Idaho are stressing available firefighting resources and risking public safety, property, an…

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KAMIAH, Idaho: July 27, 2021—As of Monday, July 26, one new fire was detected by air patrol in a remote area of the North Fork Ranger District and is assigned to the NIMO Storm Theatre Complex. The Forest is managing 38 active fires, seven are contained, 22 in extended attack, and nine are b…

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This year has been terrible in terms of hay and forage production. I have heard many reports of drastically reduced forage yields. Some of the best reports were hay crops that were 50% of normal, but most of the producers I have spoken to indicate that the yield is a quarter to a third of wh…

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If a person is at the top of society they may feel that there is very little need for change.  If a person is in the middle then they may feel as though some things could change but other things should definitely not change.  If a person is near the bottom of society they probably feel that …

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part2)? Last week we studied and found that we need the seed, which is the Gospel (Matthew13:19KJV, 1Peter1:25KJV) and the ground which is the heart (Matthew13:19KJV) and the sower is Jesus (Matthew13:37KJV).

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A graveside service for Lillie Thiessen will be held at the Weippe cemetery on Wednesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m., with a potluck to follow at Fraser Park picnic shelter at 11 a.m.

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Idaho drivers got more bad news as they filled up their cars this week. According to AAA, the state’s average price for regular increased by seven cents to $3.65 per gallon, the sixth highest jump in the country. High demand continues to drive prices at the pump.

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Trustees for Joint School District #171 met at Orofino Elementary School Library for their regular meeting July 19. Following the approval of minutes, bills and claims, and because there are no building reports during the summer break the board moved right into the discussion portion of the …

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To help us save lives, we need foster care for those cats and dogs who have no homes. Some come from horrific situations. Some come from life situations where their owner has passed away and their family members can’t or won’t take the cat or dog. No matter what the situation, they need our help.

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KAMIAH, Idaho - Despite substantial wildfire fire activity on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests that is requiring extensive commitment of the U.S. Forest Service workforce, many timber sales are continuing as scheduled.