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Since January of 2020 the entire world has been upended in many ways by the spread of the Covid -19 virus, starting in China and spreading to Europe, then to the US and on to pretty much the entire world.

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It’s the last week of September already! Story Time this week at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library will feature Alpacas. There will be stories this week as well as the craft on  Friday at 10:30 and 2:30, all are welcome.

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The best kept secret in medicine is that, given the right conditions, the body can sometimes heal itself. When it comes to cardiovascular disease, there is no substitute for nutritional excellence. So say Doctors - Ornish, Pritikin, Barnard, Esselstyn—all the great names in evidence-based nu…

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On Saturday, Oct 1, the “Orofino Fun Run/Walk” is back! The Orofino Rotary and planning committee have been working hard to organize this great event and now we are ready for the participants!

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Our family would like to take a moment to give our thanks to our community for their overwhelming generosity towards our girls’ fundraiser at the 4-H livestock auction. We live in a very special community and feel truly blessed and humbled by your outpouring.

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Attention every Senior Citizen. Day bus to Lewiston will leave the Senior Center at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29. If you would like to go, just come that day. You can go shopping, lunch and then home around 4 – 5. If the turn out is good there is a chance we might get to do this once per mon…

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Harold Kinne VFW Post 3296 is pleased to announce that Youth and Education scholarship and award applications will soon be available through local schools and the VFW. All programs have awards at the local, state and national levels and we encourage all students, teachers and scouts to apply…

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Do you know who the penalty for your sins will fall upon? 

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Even though not respecting God is immediately fatal for some, there are great gains to be experienced for those who do give God the proper respect. Sometimes the good comes in surprising ways.

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The New Song Ministry, 147 Johnson Avenue, Orofino, will be hosting an Africa night Oct. 5, at 6 p.m.

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Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (C-PTPA) had one fire this past week.  The one-quarter acre fire was just East of Weippe and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Youth pheasant hunting season kicks off this Saturday and runs from Oct. 1-7. Youth ages 17 years and younger with an Idaho hunting license can participate in the youth pheasant hunt so long as they’re accompanied by an Idaho licensed hunter age 18 years or older. Anyone 18 years or older ca…

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Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputies and Clearwater County Search and Rescue responded to the area of Kelly Creek and Little Moose Ridge for a report of an overdue person on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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Idaho Department of Lands and PotlatchDeltic jointly announce an extension of a temporary road closure of the Bingo Creek Road and all its tributaries, to all recreational activities and public entry. The closure is attributed to extremely heavy commercial traffic. Both landowners will be im…

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Big Canyon Fire District (BCFD) held a training class in cooperation with the Life Flight Air Ambulance Network on the loading of patients into their Bell 407 Helicopter while the helicopter is running.

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The American Association of University Women are partnering with The TLC Foundation to host the Patchwork Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the OJSHS Gymnasium and Cafeteria.

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Former County Commissioners John Allen, Don Ebert, and Tom Stroschein add their smiles to the Clearwater County Democrats’ fair booth. Tom Stroschein, a former commissioner in Latah County, is now a resident of Clearwater County and running for State Representative for the new Legislative Di…

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The 2022 Clearwater County Fair is now a happy memory of many people in our county and elsewhere of an event that brought many people much happiness and lots of smiles.

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Recently a heavy windstorm in the Orofino area shut down Highway 12 due to fallen trees, even trapping ICIO prison Deputy Warden, Kent Shriver, between them while on his way home. Growing up in the area, Kent had a chainsaw in his truck and with the help of others trapped with him, cut a pat…

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Trustees for Joint School District #171 met prior to their regular board meeting Sept. 19, at the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy (IDYCA) to review and update the district’s Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP), followed by a public hearing regarding the increase of 2022/2023 Food Service fees. T…

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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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There are words used by some that are not used by other people even among those who speak the same language.  Lawyers use terms that are part of their business.  Doctors are the same way, and so are economists and educators.  It seems that each specialty has its own vocabulary.

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Neal A. Johnson presented the Extension on the Transmitter Site Lease Agreement between Neal A. Johnson and Clearwater County at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Sept. 12 meeting.

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Average gasoline prices in Idaho have fallen 6.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.38/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Prices in Idaho are 25.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 67.0 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. The n…