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The Clearwater County Chamber of Commerce’s Orofino Christmas Festival is planned for this Friday. Kick off your holiday season by attending the Old Fashioned Lighted Christmas Parade, beginning at 6 p.m. at C Street and Michigan. This year’s Mrs. Claus is Nancy Greene, and her Grand Clauses…

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There is an old story attributed to Native American cultures, and most commonly the Cherokee Nation about two wolves that are inside of every person. The story is about a grandfather telling his young grandson about these two wolves and how they are constantly fighting. One wolf represents g…

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Ken Harvey, Chairman of the Clearwater County Republican Central Committee, reports they will have their regular monthly meeting at the Ponderosa Banquet Room, 220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

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Idaho gas prices have risen 8.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 4.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.44/g higher than a year ago.

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For those who braved the snowstorm to attend the Orofino City Council meeting held Nov. 23, it was nice to have the sound system utilized for the enhanced ability to hear what was said. Following another complaint of not being able to hear at the previous meeting, the newly acquired and upgr…

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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is the day designated on Aug. 23, 1994 by the U.S. Congress to honor the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941.

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Do you know how deceitful the devil is (part two)? God told Adam and Eve not to eat of the forbidden tree “…for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die” (Genesis2:17KJV), but the devil said, “…Ye shall not surely die” (Genesis3:4KJV).

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There are a number of reasons that people say for not wanting to be a Christian. Some of them have to do with a person’s relative goodness or rottenness as they see it. Some have said, “I am too bad for God to love me. God would not want to have anything to do with a person like me.”

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A CASA dessert auction fundraiser is planned for Friday, Dec. 10, 6 to 9 p.m. at Lindsay Creek Vineyards, 3107 Powers Ave., Lewiston. There will be pies, cakes, cookies and more at the fundraiser, with all proceeds going to support the abused and neglected children in the community.

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The Yuletide season is upon us and the Upriver Youth Leadership Council is hard at work to bring you the third annual An Olde Fashioned Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Kamiah American Legion Hall. The Olde Fashioned Christmas is a family-friendly affair that aims to evoke some of that …

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The Clearwater Compulsive Gardeners met at Dining on the Edge Tuesday, Nov. 16. They are (l to r): Barbra Brown, Lorraine Elam, Cheryl Maas, Ellen Tomlinson, June Cleveland, hostess, Joan Vanderwall, Irene Tennant, Jill Renner, Bonnie Mathews, Amber Gardner, Gail Hendren, Shirley Johnson, Sh…

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The Idaho Division of Veteran Services – Office of Veterans Advocacy will have a Veteran Service Officer in Orofino on Dec. 8. At the VFW Hall, 330 Michigan Avenue.

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The snow that fell on Tuesday, Nov. 23, amounted to over five inches here in the Fraser Community. We traveled down to Orofino that morning and found treacherous conditions on Highway 11. Travel was very slow due to the icy pavement on the Greer Grade.

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Idaho Fish and Game is seeking comments on its Idaho Wild Turkey Management Plan, 2022-2027. (Check online) The draft plan is open to public comment through Dec. 10, 2021. Fish and Game welcomes input from the public, and encourages references to specific sections or pages of the plan when l…

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Wishing all my readers a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving. For some it’s a time to reflect on what we are all thankful for, a time to gather with family, and some just an extra day off work.

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Timberline STEM students created egg vehicles that had to survive a crash. Awesome job! Shown back row (l to r): Ole Morris, Terry Strom, Levi Smith, Justin Stuart and Jaimie Binder. Front: Daniel Sproul, Ava Fullen, Nya Bonner and Devyn Sparrow.

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It’s become a tradition with our family that I spend all fall gathering up different sized pumpkins and gourds, and in mid-November, the family gets together for an annual pumpkin roll/November birthday party celebration. Darold, and our son, Cody, both have November birthdays, and the grand…

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The Clearwater Humane Society is selling tickets for a 60”x80” quilt donated by Marilyn Moore. The drawing for this beautiful quilt will be held at the V.F.W., Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Noon, need not be present to win. Now this quilt may be seen and you may purchase tickets at Banner Bank. W…

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners held an open public hearing Nov. 15 to consider the information and recommendations from the Oct. 20, 2021 Planning & Zoning (P&Z) meeting. The Board heard the following applications.

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Four hundred years ago the Pilgrims faced a very challenging life. The Mayflower was a small wooden ship providing cramped quarters and close contact. This was a great environment for the spread of disease. Many died. In the winter some stayed on the ship.

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 4.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.32/g higher than a year ago.

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The Clearwater County Democrats will hold their December meeting on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 12 noon to 2 p.m., in the conference room of Clearwater Memorial Public Library.