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According to a Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) report, on Friday, Jan. 14, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Clearwater County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to mile marker 13 on Highway 11 for a report of a single vehicle accident. The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, Jesse Mill…

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We are into the middle of January already and have the first big winter snow behind us! This week at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library, our craft features Pop-up winter animals. We have several other crafts from previous weeks still available. I know with the snow the last couple weeks,…

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Most of the senior citizens that come to the meals are very happy to see the snow begin to disappear so we are able to get out. Puzzles and books get a bit old after a week or two! Also, as we get older, we love to visit and check on old friends to make sure everyone is fine.

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 7.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.32/g higher than a year ago.

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Average gasoline prices in Idaho have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.54/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Prices in Idaho are 6.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.35/g higher than a year ago.

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Greetings from the Clearwater Memorial Public Library. What a crazy January we are having. As many of you know, the library was closed on Thursday and Friday of last week due to weather and driving conditions. I would suggest to all patrons, BEFORE you venture our way, give us a call or chec…

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The Friends of the Library are answering the call for more sales of gently used books, especially during our cold winter stay-inside season. This group of avid library supporters (Friends of the Library) has made plans to hold semi-monthly sales in their meeting place, the Clearwater Memoria…

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I hope all of you are well and dug out of the snow. Many told me that not much snow happens here, except once in about three to four years. Then we may get really dumped on. I guess that is what they were talking about, so that means there is something to look forward to!

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The Orofino High School Class of ‘65 no host luncheon is planned for Thursday, Jan. 13, starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Fiesta En Jalisco Mexican Restaurant on Johnson Avenue in Orofino. 

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January is an extremely busy month for us here at Gem State Holistic Health. Dr Harper will be gone several weekends in January, as well as the last week of the month.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners swore in Planning & Zoning Commission Board members Doug Donner and Ken Harvey at the Board of Commissioners’ meeting held Monday, Jan. 10.

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At the last monthly meeting of the Clearwater Valley Fire District Auxiliary (CVFDA), President Pam White tendered her resignation for personal reasons and the auxiliary thanked Pam for all of her hard work in getting the CVFDA off to a great start.

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The Idaho Division of Veteran Services – Office of Veterans Advocacy will have a Veteran Service Officer in Orofino on Wednesday, January 12 at the VFW Hall, 330 Michigan Ave.

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A broken water line next to a junction box caused it to short out and spark a fire in the apartment building at 152 A St. in Orofino Sunday evening, Jan. 2, Orofino Fire Chief Jonathon Hoyt told Nancy Butler of Window on the Clearwater. The building is owned by Clayne Tyler.

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On Sunday, Jan. 2, at approximately 5 p.m., Clearwater County Deputies and Orofino Fire Department responded to 111 143rd street for a report of a chimney fire, according to a Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office report. The fire was contained inside of the chimney and there was no damage to t…

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I’ve had this cookbook for almost 40 years now. My mom gave it to me shortly after Darold and I were married on Jan. 2, 1982 at the First Baptist Church in Orofino. That year started out much like this one has, with a lot of snow. I recall Darold plowing the steep hill to the church so famil…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.55/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 9.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.38/g higher than a year ago.

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Brandon Morris and Jackson Musgrave are two of the great volunteers that helped put together Christmas food boxes at the Hilltop Senior Center in Weippe. These boxes were given to families in Weippe & Pierce. Tressa Soles has organized this every year for the past seven years. This year …

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It doesn’t really take much prompting to get ol’ Windy Wilson to start holding court on all things strange … not at the Mule Barn truck stop. All it takes is someone slowing down enough to listen to our aging camp cook. Someone accidentally said the word “quail” and that was enough.

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According to a Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) report, CCSO, Orofino Fire Rescue III and the Clearwater County Ambulance responded to mile post 48.5 on Highway 12 for a single vehicle accident on Sunday, Dec. 26 at 8:45 a.m. Sheryl White, 71, of Kooskia, was driving westbound when …

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On November 27, 2021 our cat Troubles disappeared without a trace. She was 13 years old. We have had her ever since she was a baby. She was born on the same day Ozzy was, February 17, 2009. And Ozzy and Troubles were buddies, they played and slept together and in December 2020 Ozzy had 12 ep…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.57/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 7.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.39/g higher than a year ago.

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Julia Irby hosted Chapter CD’s annual Christmas Luncheon and Gift Exchange on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 12 o’clock noon.

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Congratulations to Ava DeGregorio (center), the winner of the Open House drawing held at the Orofino Flower Shop. Shown with Ava are Orofino Flower Shop’s Cathie Mosher and Cindy Haskett (l to r).

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The countdown for Christmas is almost complete. By the time you read this column, there will only be a couple of days left until the big day. I have been working relentlessly to be prepared for that day. Our daughter and her family, our son, and my sister and brother-in-law will be celebrati…

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Christmas week is here! And what perfect timing for this week’s craft... an assortment of Christmas ornaments at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library, perfect for the tree, or windows or doors, wherever you might need an extra festive touch.

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Lewis Clark Credit Union (LCCU) delivered over 700 hams to local food agencies on Thursday, Dec. 16. The donations were divided between the Idaho Food Bank and Community Action Food Bank in Lewiston, the Life Line Food Bank in Orofino, the Asotin County Food Bank in Clarkston, and the Pomero…

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Kelly Kircher, owner of Krystal Café, has collected snowmen for 30 years. Stop by the café in Orofino to see the beautiful display.

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Mabel Adams was sitting in the day room at the Rest of Your Life retirement home when the children came in. She smiled and so did all the others in the room except for two who didn’t know what was going on.

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Idaho gas prices have fallen one cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.59/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations in Idaho. Gas prices in Idaho are 4.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.38/g higher than a year ago.

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Thank you all who have come and picked up your prizes. You have all been so helpful. So, I am asking you to help find the last few winners: Leslie Sprouse, Kathy Pence, Nancy Richardson, Rosan Monaghan, Lori Bradley, Jim Spence, Shelly Donner, and Deanne Dawson.

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Chief District Judge David C. Nye for the District of Idaho has announced the selection of Debora Kristensen Grasham for appointment as U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Idaho. Ms. Grasham will begin work on April 1, 2022. She will succeed Chief Magistrate Judge Candy W. Dale, who wi…