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I was thrilled when recently one of the Clearwater Historical Society’s board members shared the October 2019 Idaho Magazine with me, thank you, Irene. There is a fascinating article, with photos, featured in the magazine about the intriguing community of Anoka.

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As announced in last week’s papers, the CMPL Foundation is well on its way to raising the needed monies to pay for Phase 4 of the library expansion, but there is still a  balance of about $60,000 to meet this goal.  And lest we get ahead of ourselves in our enthusiasm, there will be many fur…

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I have never considered myself a furniture refinishing kind of gal. I was right After getting my lovely 1950’s china cabinet - was it only last week?? I knew, for my style, it had to be painted. None of this “blonde” wood tone my mother was gaga about in 1960.

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An open house birthday celebration for Oliver Bittleston will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Clarkston First Church of God, 910 Diagonal Street.

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Idaho gas prices have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.76/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 3.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 35.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office is doing a prescription drug take back on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in front of the Prosecuting Attorney’s office, 106 Michigan Avenue, Orofino.

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The community and students in grades 4-12 are invited to attend a FREE Movement & Mobility Seminar at the Orofino Junior High School gym on Friday, Oct. 25, 6 – 8 p.m.

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Beginning the week of Oct. 27 the Lolo Pass Visitor Center will reduce its hours from seven days a week to five days a week. It will be open Thursdays through Sundays and closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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The Class of 54’ will be having lunch on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 12 noon at Krystal Café’.

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We are looking for individuals interested in playing in a hand bell choir to help bring in some Christmas spirit!

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As you can see, we’ve changed our name to the Clearwater Ladies Club. Since we moved out of Peck, we decided we needed to expand the scope of our club to include Orofino and the surrounding communities. We are continuing to keep busy and still will be making donations and giving scholarships…

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Idahoans can now preview 2020 medical and dental insurance plans available through Your Health Idaho, the state health insurance exchange.

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Idaho gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $2.72/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 1.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 40.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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The YWCA is celebrating 100 years! The Orofino YWCA will be having an open house on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Nez Perce Tribe Language Department will host a community event on Monday, Oct. 14 to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day. Featuring a presentation on the stars in Nimiipuutimt, cultural displays and information, food, giveaways and more, this evening event from 5-7 p.m. is free and open to…

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These cool nights and days will bring on frost sweetened carrots, squash and apples; and for those of us who planted late greens our spinach will be deep green and full of flavor!

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Last weekend Dr. Harper was in Santa Fe to debut our “LIVE TO BE 139” program in front of a live audience. As part of the training we conducted over the weekend we invited our doctors to attend the open house hosted by Dr. Robyn Benson at her beautiful clinic, Santa Fe Soul. We wanted to giv…

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Fall is truly here with shorter days and colder nights and gorgeous colors everywhere! Story Time this week will feature LEAVES.  Fridays at 10:30 and 2 pm ... ALL AGES WELCOME!

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Disciple will be in Kamiah Oct. 11 with Paradise Now and Relentless Flood on The Kill Shot Tour, supporting their Sept. album release Love Letter Kill Shot. Disciple is an award-winning band who has garnered fifteen no.1 singles over the course of their 20+ years together.

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I told Darold last week to anticipate a rough weekend on our home front. My sisters and I met with Mom’s attorney, Alison, on Friday to go over her estate. We then paid a visit to her gravesite at the Weseman Cemetery. I knew after my two sisters left on Saturday to head back to their homes …

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Idaho has seen little change in the number of children living in concentrated poverty since the Great Recession a decade ago, despite a long period of economic expansion, according to new data. The Annie E. Casey Foundation looked at neighborhoods where poverty rates are 30% or higher and fo…

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The little pink soccer cleats ran up the field, then back down the field, chasing the illusive soccer ball. They were seeking to make contact with the ball, desperate for a good connecting kick, but it was not to be in that quarter of the soccer game. The little pink cleats were worn by tiny…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.71/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 5.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 43.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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We are looking for individuals interested in playing in a hand bell choir to help bring in some Christmas spirit!!

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Time is running out to file your 2018 Idaho state income tax return. The Idaho State Tax Commission says taxpayers who qualified for an automatic extension to file must send in their return and full payment by October 15.

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Jeff Greene helps Orofino Celebrations, each year, at the Main Parade and at the Truck Driving contest. This year Jeff was very excited that his cousin was Queen. Shown lt to rt Princess Samantha Leidheiser, Queen Kennedy Howell, and Jeff Greene.

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Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m., White Bird area (Twin Bridges) resident, Bob Black, will present “Notes from the Cockpit.” The Clearwater Valley Aero Club is hosting this event at the Kamiah Airport. It is FREE for the public to attend. The club will provide coffee and cookies. 

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It’s October! A new month of great story time themes and crafts! This first week will highlight APPLES! All ages are welcome, Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Razorwire is a monthly column that appears in the Clearwater Tribune featuring an article printed in the ICIO monthly publication.

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Friends of the Kooskia Library group is excited to present a special program featuring Roger Amerman on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Kooskia Community Center (26 S. Main Street).

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One year ahead of the federally-mandated deadline, the DMV continues to raise awareness of the importance of obtaining a Star Card, Idaho’s Real ID.

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The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major blood groups. However, for patients with rare blood types or those who receive regular blood transfusions, blood must be matched closely – beyond the primary A, B, O and AB blood types – to reduce the risk of developing complication…

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The Clearwater County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold an open public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in Courtroom I located in the Clearwater County Courthouse, 150 Michigan Ave., Orofino, ID.

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According to a Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office report, on Friday, Sept. 20, Clearwater County Sheriff’s office took a theft report, involving missing tools and equipment. Over the next few days deputies were able to gather enough evidence to lead to the arrest of Daniel R. Supple, age 23.…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 7.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 46.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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According to a Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office report, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, Fish and Game had contact with Brandon M. McMillen, age 33, between Pierce and Weippe.