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Average gasoline prices in Idaho have risen 7.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.42/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Prices in Idaho are 0.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 8.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The nati…

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In the 1800’s there was a man known by the name of “The Great Blondin” who was the first person to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope. In front of a crowd of about 5,000 and at an elevation of 160 feet above the Niagara gorge, he walked on a two inch diameter cable stretched 1,100 feet acros…

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Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our first bake sale for 2023.  We will have lots of yummy treats for sale, as well as roses and carnation arrangements in a decorative vase at a reasonable price. Purchase a treat and flowers for your loved one and you will be …

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A P.L.A.Y. meeting will be held at the Ponderosa Banquet Room this Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m.

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Over the past weekend the temperature in the Fraser community finally dropped into the single digit range. We woke up to five degrees on Sunday, and on Monday it was just one degree. Sherry Schlader reported it was “Minus 2.2 degrees” at their home, and Donna Brown had minus four degrees. Th…

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Welcome February! This is a busy month. We celebrate LOVE Your Library Month, Heart Health Month, Kids Dental Health Month, and of course several favorites: Groundhogs Day, Valentines Day and Presidents Day at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library!

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Don Harrell is coming home after a three-month stay at Life Care Center, Lewiston. Don suffered a stroke on October 22, 2022 and was hospitalized in Post Falls for three weeks before being transferred to Life Care Center on November 16. Don initially lost the use of his left arm and leg but,…

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Clearwater County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission will hold an open public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m., in Courtroom I located in the Clearwater County Courthouse, 150 Michigan Avenue in Orofino, to consider the following item:

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Things have been fairly steady in Elk River this winter.  Even with the rainy January, the diehard winter recreationalists still come and join us on the weekends for beautiful rides in our mountains.

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Steve and I first became aware of the tower that was to be constructed on Howard and Joyce Bird’s property on Monday, Dec. 12. It was a very cold and foggy day.

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Dr. Robbie Paul will present “Grandfather’s Trunk: Spirit of Survival. Three Generations of the Paul Family’s Native American Boarding School Experience” at the Nez Perce National Historical Park on March 18, at 1 p.m.

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Clearwater County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission will hold an open public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m., in Courtroom I located in the Clearwater County Courthouse, 150 Michigan Avenue in Orofino, to consider the following item:

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Well if you missed Bingo Friday, you missed a lot of fun, plus a fun fundraiser to cover costs that we don’t know about yet, with the New Walk-In Freezer! We required an extra freezer, because the walk-in was not reliable.

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Average gasoline prices in Idaho have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.35/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Prices in Idaho are 12.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 16.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The nat…

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As I write this article, we are winding down from another successful training event. We had a day of relaxation and networking on a wonderful day on the water watching whales play! Friday was day one of class and it was a full day. Dr Harper worked all day without even a lunch break!

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and while I know there is no end to these month or day designations, cancer screenings and wellness is very important so let’s take a minute to consider some recommendations.

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When God set things up, God knew what it would mean for humans. We do not always manage to do the right thing. With a foul-up here and a reaction there, things may start to snowball. Tempers can get shorter, anger and frustration my each grow over time.  Stress increases. Miscommunication be…

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Clearwater County Democrats will meet next Thursday, Feb. 2, at noon in the Clearwater Memorial Public Library conference room.

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It’s been a quiet week here in the Fraser Community. The weather has stayed cool and we have had several days when snow showers moved through the area. During this time of year, any time the sun shines, it feels so good to spend some time outside. Right now, the fields are covered with snow …

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Attention landowners! Idaho Department of Fish & Game is calling for applications for landowners to participate in the Access YES! Program within the Clearwater Region.

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Sydnie Zywina highlighted the women’s field events with a Lewis Clark State College (LCSC) record in the triple jump at the Spokane Indoor Challenge held recently. Sydnie, a sophomore at LCSC and the daughter of Kevin and Tanna Zywina of Orofino, leapt a distance of 10.89 meters to finish se…

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An anonymous reader sent this photo and letter to the Clearwater Tribune, “Going for a drive after a fresh snow to see the beauty of the area, this is what I found alongside the road. Burnt tires, pallet and beer cans. What kind of people do this kind of thing? Inconsiderate, litterers lack …