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I know many people plan their time off to steelhead fish in Idaho and have been eagerly waiting to hear what Idaho’s steelhead run is going to be like this year. Well, wait no longer, I have some information to share with you.

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The Up-River Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) presents The Penniless Arcade, an afternoon of free entertainment and fun. Come enjoy an afternoon of free family fun on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at Clearwater Valley Elementary School from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be many activities to choose …

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According to an Idaho State Police (ISP) news release, on Monday, Sept. 13th, at approximately 4:38 a.m., ISP investigated a two-vehicle crash approximately 10 miles east of Orofino. Tara R. Russum, 43, Orofino, was driving westbound on US Highway 12 near milepost 54 in a silver 2004 Chevrol…

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Idaho North Central District received positive laboratory results for a rabid bat in Idaho County. Rabid bats have been identified in almost all regions of Idaho over the years, and north central Idaho is no exception.

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Officials on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Moose Creek Ranger District are pleased to announce that Forest Service Road #319, better known as Fog Mountain Road, is now open to full-sized vehicles following an extended closure period while crews repaired the road that was damaged…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.74/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 0.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.32/g higher than a year ago.

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Recently I reflected on my life and the promise of my youth. I remembered the eagerness with which I set out to find my place, my love and, yes, even my fortune. I deeply believed it was my great fortune to have been born in the “Land of the Free” into a caring and loving family. I was born …

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The Clearwater Grange annual chili feed is almost here. The date is Saturday, Oct. 2. On the menu is chili, cornbread, beverage and dessert. There will also be a silent auction to bid on. Donations will be taken for the meal.

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We all make many mistakes in life.  Someone has said, “To err is human but to really foul things up requires a computer.” We are imperfect, and we react imperfectly to others imperfections. It is natural for us to want to push back when someone pushes us. The result of this, in time, may lea…

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Before Herb Collins retired, he owned a pawn shop up in the city. A successful pawn shop. And one of the ways he likes to repay society for his good fortune is to speak to the fifth graders at our local elementary school during Career Week.

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The Clearwater County Fair is here. Please join the 4H kids and leaders to celebrate a year of hard work and great results. As of this date the barns will be open so check out all of the projects that so many have done, from the young to the seniors. I have not been in Clearwater County long…

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At half staff, the Stars and Stripes waved in the light breeze Saturday shortly after the community came together to honor and remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Greg and Arlene Thomas (left) of Kamiah are the new owners of The Wild Hare Quilting in Orofino. They recently purchased the business from Tina Madson (right). Arlene is not new to the quilting business. She owns and operates a very successful long arm quilting business in Kamiah. Arlene’s w…

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The Veterans Service Officer will be available to assist veterans and their dependents with VA Benefit claims, VA Medical Center enrollment and various other types of VA processes, Wednesday, Sept. 22.

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It looks like Fall is here to stay for a bit, HOORAY! This month’s crafts at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library have been featuring our forests and woods and beauty all around the Clearwater County. 

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The Orofino Rotary 3K/5K Fun Run and Walk is coming up Saturday, Sept. 25, and begins at 8 a.m. To pre-register, entry forms for the race can be found on the Orofino Rotary Facebook page, and Orofino Rotary website (www.orofinorotary.com).

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Fall is definitely in the air, and we are busy making plans for our Open House to be held on Friday, Oct. 8 here in the clinic. Our new sign is up on the highway and is getting lots of attention! We will be moving on to some of the other projects we have to do, the top two are painting the o…

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MANCHESTER, NH-Samantha Leidheiser, a 2020 Orofino High School graduate, has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) summer 2021 President’s List. Eligibility for the President’s List requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.7-4.0 and ear…

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part 8)? We’ve studied and found that we need the seed (Gospel), the ground (Heart) and the rain (Holy Spirit); that Jesus is preparing for a final harvest (Revelation14:14-20KJV); the disciples received the promise of the Father in the …

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Trustees of Joint School District 171 will meet virtually via Zoom, on YouTube and at the Orofino Elementary Library for their regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m.

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At Clearwater Valley Health, we have set up a walk-in clinic to help patients get tested and treated for COVID-19. The walk-in clinic is located at 301 Cedar and staffed during the weekdays and Saturdays. The majority of patients being seen have mild disease and will recover at home. Many ha…

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This is an invitation for anyone who is interested in improving their health to join us in a CHIP program that is being introduced here in Orofino for the first time ever.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Teacher of the Year, Scout of the Year and Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen Scholarships are now in full swing. Harold Kinne VFW Post 3296 and Auxiliary are pleased to announce that their Voice of Democracy (Grades 9-12) and Patriot Pen (Grades 6-8) schol…

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The Clearwater County Fair Board will have the Exhibit Building in the City Park open on Wednesday, Sept. 15, for the beginning of this year’s Clearwater County Fair. The building will open at 10 a.m. so people who have reserved a booth will be able to start decorating and 4H projects will b…

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All are welcome to join this course of study providing the opportunity to improve horticultural knowledge and skills and to serve local communities.

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Idaho gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $3.75/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are unchanged versus a month ago and stand $1.30/g higher than a year ago.

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Clearwater County Clerk Carrie Bird presented the Resolution No. 21-8-14 for FY 2020-2021 Budget to Re-open for Anticipated Revenue and to budget a portion of the unanticipated revenues received from the American Recovery Plan Act Funds (ARPA Funds) at the Board of Clearwater County Commissi…

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The Orofino Idaho Department of Labor office will be hosting an informational job fair event for State Hospital North, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, in the conference room at 416 Johnson Ave.

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Myrna DeHass of Grangeville won the Quilt raffle at the annual Wagon Road Days held in Clearwater July 17-18. This is the second time Myrna has won this special raffle in the past few years. What a lucky lady!