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I would like to share that I have received a number of Thank You cards from parents of Cadets at IDYCA. They were so thankful for the way our communities came together and made Family Day special for the Cadets after their own family had to miss out due to Covid-19 and the cancelation of gat…

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According to a press release, on March 25, 2020 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office responded to mile post 16 on the Cavendish Highway for a vehicle slide off.

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On March 24, 2020 at approximately 6:50 a.m., the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office responded to a non-injury single vehicle accident near mile post 4.5 on Forest Road #250.

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In response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) has decided to cancel the previously scheduled Saturday, March 28, 2020 Tunnel Pond Opening Day, Free Fishing Event. This decision was made to meet the recommendations of avoiding large crowds.

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According to City of Orofino Fire Chief Jonathon Hoyt, the State of Idaho DEQ is recommending that all residential debris burning be cancelled until further notice.This does not include fire pits or BBQ’s.

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 13.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 21.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 26.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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With the institution of the 21 day stay home ordered last week you may be wondering what could possibly be happening at Harper Chiropractic! Good question! The Governor has rightfully deemed Chiropractic services as essential services. In order to serve our clients, we continue to be open fo…

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Para-professional staff from Joint School District #171 help to distribute meals to students, rain or shine as parents drive through the student drop off lane at Orofino Elementary School during the school closure due to COVID 19. From left to right are Megan Cochran, Shawn Anderson, Onalee …

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It was with great excitement that the wall that separated the entry of the Clearwater Memorial Public Library from the circulation desk was torn down last week. It was a surprise to note that the original wall was covered in wallpaper! We have no idea of how old the paper was but it was defi…

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Many businesses in local communities were forced to shut down abruptly without having time to think about their mail delivery. Typically, a local post office will hold mail for 10 days before beginning to return it to the senders.

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Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials advise the public that Forest Service Roads 247 (Beaver Creek Rd) and 250 (French Mountain Rd) are currently snow-covered and inaccessible to wheeled vehicles, as efforts by the Forest Service to plow these roads have been delayed. These roads …

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The Idaho State Board of Education said today it may consider extending its soft closure directive to school districts and charter schools in response to the changing situation and ongoing efforts in Idaho and across the nation to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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Looking back at my Day Timer I noticed that the first day of March came in like a lamb and looks like it will go out like a lion. The temperature on the last day of the month was 48 degrees, but it certainly felt a lot colder as a strong wind was blowing from the southwest. It penetrated rig…

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The offices of Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (C-PTPA) are presently closed with staff members working from home. As of late afternoon March 31, there had been no fires reported to C-PTPA this past week.

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COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (March 25, 2020) -- Two student projects from Kamiah High School earned Best in Fair at the 2020 Northern Idaho Science and Engineering Fair, and one from Coeur d’Alene High School garnered Fair Runner Up. They were among 85 projects that 135 students from a dozen North …

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As we continue to navigate through new waters I want to thank each and every one of you for holding true to your professional obligations while dealing with everything else we call life.

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In light of the current ongoing pandemic, there have been many recent life altering changes that have caused an increase in stress for all of us, including the concept of social distancing. Day in and day out, we hear ever changing information about COVID-19, and how it is affecting our comm…

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According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake occurred in Idaho on Tuesday, March 31. occurring around 5:55 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time, 4:55 Pacific Daylight Time, with the epicenter in southern Idaho. The quake could be felt as far as Orofino, Kamiah and Riggins. A…

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According to the Clearwater County Commissioners the Clearwater County Courthouse and satellite offices are closed to the public. Essential departments will be staffed and will be available to assist people by telephone.

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The Clearwater Tribune received a call from Dominic Pomponio, manager and flight nurse with Life Flight Network, to take a moment to recognize another random act of kindness within our community.

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Officials from the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests invite the public to comment on the Dead Laundry Project that is expected to reduce fuels while increasing the resilience of the area located in the Upper North Fork and Moose Creek drainages from fire, disease, and insects.

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North Central Idaho AARP Driver Safety classes through May have been suspended due to the COVID-19 virus to help our citizens stay safe at this time. Everyone who signed up for a spring class has been contacted by phone. Classes in Moscow, Pullman, Orofino and Grangeville will resume when sa…

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This year the “First Day of Spring” arrived on March 19 and the Fraser Community enjoyed a sunny day. Our day time temperature topped out at 55 degrees. It was a good day to get some outdoor projects done.

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Hello fellow community members. I know these are some interesting times we are experiencing right now and things seem to change daily but we will try and get you the most updated information we have available. If you have questions or need assistance with something please contact the City an…

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As each day passes people are becoming more and more isolated and especially the elderly can become fearful from hours spent listening to the news.

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We have followed the advice for these times. It is inconvenient as all of us know, but we would not want to knowingly add to anyone’s misery. The actions that we take are not careless but filled with love and faith.