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The Clearwater Valley High School Class of 1969’s 50th Class reunion will be held on Friday, July 26 – Saturday, July 27.  We will participate in the Kooskia Day parade by entering a float. Please be at CV elementary at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 27 if you would like to ride on the float. If you …

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Twenty handlers and their dogs participated in the summer session of “A Dog You Can Live With” novice obedience class held at Champion Park in Orofino from June 4 through June 27.

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The Monastery of St. Gertrude introduces “Summer Days of Art at St. Gertrude,” lighthearted Saturday art classes that take place 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 27, August 17, and September 7 and 21.

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It is a beautiful time to get your GED! The weather is perfect, the roads are bare, and you can wear flip-flops.

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The public is invited to a fun filled evening of Bunco at the Lenore Community Center on Saturday, July 20, starting at 6 p.m. Bring a friend or neighbor and enjoy an evening of laughter and have a great time. There are always lots of great snacks. Everyone is welcome.

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Orofino Farmers Market was established in the spring of 2009 by a group of interested producers with the help of Clearwater County Extension and Master Gardener Ralph Roseberg. The market opened in July of that year with eight vendors and has grown each year since then. In 2018 we had a reco…

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Trustees for the Clearwater County Free Library District (CCFLD) met July 9 in Weippe with an agenda that required three and a half hours to cover.

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The Orofino Chamber of Commerce would like to extend its thank you to everyone whom made this year’s Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration absolutely AMAZING!

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Three former Shopko buildings are empty and waiting for business of some kind, with one here in Orofino, one in Lewiston and another in Pullman.

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.90/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 14.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 23.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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For those of you that follow us on Facebook, you know that in May Dr. Harper spoke at both the American Academy of Ozone (AAO) in Denver, flying directly to Miami where he spoke at the American Academy of Stem Cell Physicians (AASCP) and conducted several workshops for the remainder of the weekend.

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With less than a three-day supply of most blood types available, the American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage and has an emergency need for blood and platelet donors to give now to replenish the blood supply. The call for donations comes after a difficult July Fourth week for donations …

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Orofino Junior/Senior High School students have been keeping busy these past couple weeks while attending a summer College and Career Camp.

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.92/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 19.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 22.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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Former Orofino resident Hailey Hulett graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business management from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, schools from San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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On Friday, July 12, 2019, the Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) Youth Advisory Board (YAB) will be hosting a lunch fundraiser from Noon to 1:30 PM. YAB will be serving a grilled chicken salad lunch at 413 Main Street. Water, crackers, and one of Shirlene Yates famous cookies will also …

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This is week one of our summer reading program, A Universe of Stories. Participants who have reached their first week’s goal can stop by the library anytime this week to report on books, and receive incentives.

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The Orofino High School class of 1959 is having a 60 year reunion on Aug. 10. The planning committee has been unable to find two classmates: Charles Adams and Sandy Kaufman Percy.

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Shindig 3 had its biggest success yet, (over $8,000 net,) all to benefit and help grow the expansion project of Clearwater Memorial Public Library The foundation is about to enter Phase 3 of construction, which will form a bigger and better children’s and juvenile section in the existing library. 

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The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) Youth Advisory Board (YAB) will be hosting a bus to Silverwood. This family-friendly event will be on July 22. The bus will load at 7:45 a.m. and depart promptly at 8 a.m.

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On August 5, The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board (Y.A.B.) will be taking a group to the Aquatic Center in Clarkston.

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The 25th annual Scenic 6 Fiddle Show is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at Potlatch High School (PHS). An audience donation of $5 for adults is requested at the door; those under 18 are admitted free.

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To bead, or not to bead? That is not a question at Nez Perce National Historical Park, because we have scheduled two beadwork demonstrations this August! Our free summer event series carries on into August. We hope you join us at these upcoming events:

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The “Class of 54” luncheon will be held at Krystal Café on Thursday, July 18, at 12 noon.

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Independence Day is Thursday. How will you celebrate this day? If you live in Clearwater County, you will have the privilege of seeing the beautiful image of the American flags flying on display at the Orofino and Weseman cemeteries. This is from the dedication and hard work of the Orofino V…

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The Elk City Wagon Road Celebration is July 20-21 this year in Clearwater. Committee members are inviting vendors and parade participants to join them in this annual celebration of the historic Wagon Road from Harpster to Clearwater to Elk City.

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The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) Youth Advisory Board (YAB) will be hosting a lunch fundraiser on Friday, July 12.

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The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (UYLC) Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is holding another summer movie night at the Riverfront Park on Highway 12 on Thursday, July 11.

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The Upriver Youth Leadership Council (U.Y.L.C.)  Youth Advisory Board (Y.A.B.), will be hosting a finger-painting activity from 1 to 2 p.m. at the UYLC office, 413 Main Street, Kamiah, on Monday, July 8. It will be open to all ages to come, but if you are 10 or younger you must be accompanie…

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Another month gone by already, with hardly any clue that the long spring has passed. I met an old friend – Ruth Berkheiser, in the grocery last week. I haven’t seen Ruth for some time as she hasn’t been to the meal site to visit with. I count Ruth as an extraordinary lady to visit with. I re…

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Due to the July 4th Holiday, the next scheduled meeting for P.L.A.Y. (Pubic Land Access Year-round) is at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11th, in the Ponderosa Restaurant Banquet room in Orofino. Monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of the month. Come find out the latest news, legislation …

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How would you like to be part of a volunteer organization dedicated to civic pride, enhancement of our children’s future and making sure our community has a wonderful time at our yearly celebration? Would you enjoy seeing the joy and sense of fulfillment when a child is awarded actual cash f…

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Summer solstice, this year’s occurred Friday, June 21. In our area, if you were looking for the weather to be an indication that it was the first day of summer, you would have been disappointed. It kicked off with cool temperatures, and spouts of rain.