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The Board of Commissioners of Clearwater County, as governing board, will hold an open public hearing on Monday, March 15 at 11 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Office located in the Clearwater County Courthouse for the final decision on the following Action Items:

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Following record-breaking cold and winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 10,000 blood and platelet donations in parts of the U.S. in February, the American Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to ensure blood products are …

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On Monday, Feb. 22, at approximately 5:45 p.m., Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office along with Clearwater County Ambulance and Rescue 3 responded to mile marker 48.5 on Highway 12 for a vehicle vs rock accident.

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While Idaho gas prices continue to climb, there was some good news at the pump this week – so far, the Gem State is among the least affected by freezing conditions that are currently sweeping the country. According to AAA, recent winter weather forced the shutdown of refineries across the Gu…

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Nature hates a vacuum, and so does Windy Wilson. The other day, emerging from the drug store, he looked around, and, finding no handy audience, spoke instead to the world.

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After that crazy snow last week, the Clearwater Memorial Public Library is up and running our regular schedule. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to noon for seniors; 2-5 p.m. for the general public. Curbside is available Monday -Saturday, just call us or knock on the door. We do have tax forms available.

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When it comes to the topic of broadband, most of us recognize that broadband connectivity is a foundation for economic growth, job creation, global competitiveness, and a better way of life. However, what many don’t recognize, is that internet connectivity in Idaho is fairly spread out, with…

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Come on down to the Uniontown Community Building located on Highway 195, just 16 miles south of Pullman and experience a longstanding tradition. The 68th annual Sausage Feed is Sunday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year’s dinners will be distributed curbside only.

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Craigmont Library is open 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The library is hosting a monthly book club and the pick for Feb. 12 was Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots by DJ Lee. Take-home five bean soup jars and children’s take-home kits will be available this month. Pleas…

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In order to protect our animals and volunteers we will not be accepting any blankets, comforters, dog beds or any type of linens due to Covid-19. We do need cat (canned) food and dry dog food (unopened). We have to cancel one of our large fundraiser because of Covid-19. This has a large impa…

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Idaho drivers may be tempted to do a double-take the next time they fill up. According to AAA, the Gem State saw the biggest monthly increase in the U.S. with a 20-cent jump in gas prices. The rising cost of crude oil continues to put upward pressure on the price of fuel. In fact, 2021 crude…

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A 2002 Suzuki XK7 owned by John Wood Jr., of Orofino, and operated by a female juvenile with one male juvenile passenger, both from Orofino, were involved in a non-injury accident approximately 1.3 miles up the A Road from Ahsahka. The accident occurred on Monday, Feb. 8 at approximately 9:5…

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A cutline appearing in the Feb. 10 issue of the Clearwater Tribune with the Ziply Fiber article should have stated that Commerce Director Tom Kealey and Ziply Fiber CEO Brian Stading were shown in the photo. The Tribune reported an incorrect name for Stading. Our apologies to him.

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Celebrating the month of love, hearts, and romance, available now through Feb. 24 at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library, on OVERDRIVE is Love Lettering, with no waitlist for readers. Just go to the CMP Library website, click on the eLibrary tab, and then on the OverDrive tab.

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We thought that we would be coming out of hibernation by now, until I looked out the window this morning! Yikes! Looks like that darned Groundhog was spot on again. With that said, we have been busy the last few months putting the final touches on our Virtual Consultation Program and will be…

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As announced at Friday’s Rotary meeting, nominations for the 2021-22 Orofino Rotary Board of Directors are now open. If you have nominations for vice-president, treasurer, or any of the five chair positions (community service, club service, youth service, vocational service, international se…

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In order to protect our animals and volunteers we will not be accepting any blankets, comforters, dog beds or any type of linens due to Covid-19. We do need cat (canned) food and dry dog food (unopened). We have to cancel one of our large fundraiser because of Covid-19. This has a large impa…

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The Orofino High School (OHS) Class of 1981’s 40th class reunion plans are being made. For updates watch the Orofino High School Class of 1981 Facebook page. The dates for the reunion are July 9, 10 and 11.

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This week at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library, we will feature a felt Valentine fox for the craft! Coming up next week we will have cherries (think George Washington cutting down the cherry tree). 

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Green Things will be teaching a free hands-on pruning class on proper methods for fruit trees, flowering trees and shade trees.

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On Feb. 5, 2021 at approximately 8:21 a.m., an injury crash occurred on US95 at milepost 284, just north of Winchester.

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I was sad to learn of the passing of Orofino resident Chuck Cuddy. A beautiful obituary ran in last week’s issue, telling of his interesting life and giving some insight to some of his many accomplishments.

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Idaho drivers won’t be feeling the love when they stop to fill up this Valentine’s Day. According to AAA, gas prices in the Gem State jumped another four cents this week, following the national trend of higher pump prices due to the rising cost of crude oil. At $56 per barrel, crude is at it…

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The Captains for the Clearwater Valley Fire District Auxiliary’s (CVFDA) “Guns & Hoses” Bowl-off have been announced and representing the “Guns” are Brian Bock - Patrol, Chantel Spencer – Dispatch, Cindy Trombetta – Corrections.

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In what could be an ominous sign of things to come, gas prices in the Treasure Valley jumped by eight cents this week. Boise-area prices are 23 cents higher than a month ago, and at $2.44 per gallon now exceed the national average.

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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 at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, 220 Michigan Avenue, Orofino.

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“You know,” said Herb, “when this danged virus thingie is over and we all have our shots and are guaranteed to live longer than anyone else wants us to, there is only one thing I’ll miss.”

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The Friends of Elk City Wagon Road will meet on Sat. Feb. 6 for the first time in 2021 at the Clearwater Grange Hall. The meeting is at 11 a.m. followed by a pot luck lunch.

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I am happy to announce that UYLC was chosen to receive the Idaho’s Response to the Opioid Crisis (IROC) Community Recovery Supports Services subgrant in the amount of $51,000.  

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The Teen Center is hosting Tween Time from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12. There will be a variety of activities, such as making Valentine’s cups, decorating Valentine’s cookies, and a mini-basketball tournament! If you’re a tween (from third grade to sixth), come on down and kick it …

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Feb. 15, Y.A.B. (Youth Advisory Board) will be providing a bus to take 7-12th graders to Snowhaven for a day of skiing, snowboarding and tubing.  The bus will load at 8:45 a.m. at the Teen Center and leave promptly at 9 a.m., and is scheduled to return to Kamiah by 5:30 p.m. Y.A.B. will only…

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In order to protect our animals and volunteers we will not be accepting any blankets, comforters, dog beds or any type of linens due to Covid-19. We do need cat (canned) food and dry dog food (unopened). We have to cancel one of our large fundraiser because of Covid-19. This has a large impa…

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This week, Idaho drivers are paying more to fill up. The state average jumped four cents on the week as rising crude oil prices made fuel more expensive in all but five states. Idaho’s increase was the 4th-largest in the country, following Florida (+nine cents), Utah (+nine cents), and Nebra…

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In order to protect our animals and volunteers we will not be accepting any blankets, comforters, dog beds or any type of linens due to Covid-19. We do need cat (canned) food and dry dog food (unopened). We have to cancel one of our large fundraiser because of Covid-19. This has a large impa…