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Commissioners for Orofino Planning and Zoning Department met June 16, to discuss the possibilities for re-zoning the property above the Orofino Elementary School and the new Clearwater Historical Museum to the left of the top of Bartlett Street.

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Unemployment rates in North Central Idaho fell from 11.3 percent in April to 9.1 percent in May as many people returned to work as the lockdown began ending. The rate remained more than three times higher the 2.7 percent in March.

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No event has ever had such a massive, sudden impact on Idaho’s economy as the COVID-19 economic crisis. Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate soared from a record low 2.5 percent in March to a record high of 11.5 percent in April. With the lockdown phasing out in late May and early J…

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Unemployment rates in North Central Idaho soared from near record lows in March to near record highs in April. The region as a whole saw its unemployment rise from 2.7 percent in March to 11.4 percent in April. That was considerably higher than the Great Recession peak of 8.6 percent in Sept…

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Protocols are now available for bars/breweries/wineries/distilleries and outdoor pools/splashpads/waterparks to open in Stage three of the Idaho Rebounds plan to safely and responsibly open Idaho’s economy. Protocols for onboarding seasonal or temporary workers were also added.

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Laid-off Idaho workers filed 117,811 initial claims for unemployment benefits during the six weeks of the COVID-19 state of emergency – twice the total number of initial claims filed in all of 2019.

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The Orofino Chamber’s President, Ashley Steinbruecker greeted membersfor the first meeting of 2020, Jan. 8. Connie Robison thanked members and the board for their support in re-electing her to serve as Vice President, (again) for the Chamber, She good-naturedly noted being the one board memb…

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“Is a Small Farm in Your Future?” is the title of a one-day workshop that has been rescheduled to Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Lewis County Courthouse in Nezperce, a new location due to room availability. This is the first time this exciting works…

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Lewiston - Write Your Business Plan Now – Nov. 19, 11:30 am, $20, Small Business Development Center, 406 Main St., Lewiston. Instructor: Barbara Leachman. - Want a business plan but can’t seem to get it done?  Take out your pen or use a laptop NOW. This workshop is the time to make it happen!

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Get the information you need ahead of starting your business by taking this workshop! The fee is $10 per person and will be held at the LCSC Orofino Outreach Center at 416 Johnson Avenue on Oct. 17 from 6-7:30 p.m. You will be given important resources to help with a new business in addition…

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A workshop, “Write Your Business Plan Now” will be taught at Nez Perce Tribe Wa-A’Yas Community Center, 401 Idaho Street, Kamiah, July 12. It will run from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Barbara Leachman is the instructor.

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This week’s Chamber Shout Out is to long-time chamber member, Ponderosa Restaurant and Brass Rail Lounge, owned by Mike Clay.

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At the Clearwater County Economic Development office we love to garden, not only the type that includes getting nicely composted soil under your fingernails but also Economic Gardening, where we cultivate community capacity, infrastructure, entrepreneurism and supporting local business growth.

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They’re back! Fabian and Shelley McFeron, along with some of their family members, have recently moved back to Pierce, after their dream was realized and they purchased Pierce’s S&S Foods in November of 2016.

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All tea lovers! Mark Saturday, April 8, on your calendars, and call to make reservations to enjoy a three-course high tea at the High Country Inn!

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Orofino Wellness Center welcomes new team member Joni Mangum as their new massage therapist! After constantly having a three month wait list for massage therapy at Orofino Wellness Center, Joni Mangum realized an opportunity to take advantage of her interest in fitness and human anatomy.

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This week’s chamber shoutout goes to our newest chamber, member Snap Fitness 24 Hour Gym. This gym is located in the Riverside are of Orofino, next to Barney’s Harvest Foods, and owned by Dustin Roby, a former Orofino Maniac, now of the Lewis Clark Valley

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Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health.