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This week we are excited to be sponsoring Mrs. Kate in Concert!! Thursday at 10 a.m, the event will be held in the gym of the old Jr High, across the library. Kate’s show will feature music and puppets, storytelling and more.  All ages are welcome and admission is free! Please note, the seat…

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The Nez Perce Tribe will award the annual Local Education Program Fund grants on August 22, 2019. The event will take place at the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge at noon. This year, over $367,000 will be awarded, with approximately 48 awards being distributed. These funds will be used t…

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Our second “Live To Be 139 class held July 30, 2019 was another full house!! Several people brought wonderful goodies to share! We had some delicious “Banana Almond Mookies”, a fabulous greens salad with pine nuts and a wonderful dressing, also a summertime favorite, sliced cucumbers! Dr. Ha…

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Crime In Clearwater County is a monthly column that features articles that have appeared in earlier editions of the Clearwater Tribune. This month’s feature first ran in the July 31, 1969, issue.The story is reprinted as it first appeared, including grammatical and spelling errors.

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Idaho gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $2.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 5.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 34.0 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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“Sanctimonious siphons, it’s hot!” said Dud, sitting at the philosophy counter and turning over his coffee cup for action with a single smooth move. Dud is a regular at the Mule Barn truck stop’s legendary world dilemma think tank.

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The public is invited to a fun filled evening of Bunco at the Lenore Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 17, 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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Youth Advisory Board (Y.A.B.), in partnership with The Rusty Nail, will be holding a youth sign making event on Thursday, Aug. 22. Youth can design their own custom sign. It will start at 6 p.m. at the Rusty Nail on Main Street in Kamiah. The event will end at 8 p.m.

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The Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) will host an O-Mok-See on Saturday, Aug 24, at the CVRA rodeo grounds on Hill Street in Kamiah. O-Mok-See is the most common term used in the Western United States for events in the sport of pattern horse racing.  

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The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) will be hosting bowling. This family-friendly event will be hosted on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Tamarack Lanes, 406 Main St., in Kamiah.  

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Oh Mama! It’s cold outside. This is the first time I remember wearing long sleeves and a jacket on my birthday in August. I recently read that the USA was 42nd on the list of birth-related longevity. Our babies born today can now expect to live to be 80 years old. Well, they never took a pol…

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The Clearwater Robotics Program is having a kick-off meeting for parents and youth that want to be part of the program on Aug. 19, 6 p.m., at the Extension office. The program offers a Junior program for six to eight year old youth, the First Lego League Program for youth nine to 12 years ol…

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The Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) will be having a fundraising yard sale on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9 and 10, in Kamiah. The sale will be inside the CVRA club house at the Kamiah rodeo grounds, 2122 Hill Street, Kamiah, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Proceeds from the sale…

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Hello August! Our summer reading program concluded last Friday with a party at the Riverside Bowling Lanes. Special thanks to Patty for donating lanes and shoe rentals to the kids! A Universe of Stories was a big success this year as we also celebrated the space program and landing on the mo…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.86/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 8.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 26.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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I started my GED by being forced to, as it was a requirement to get out of prison. But, then I started to like it. Once the first test was passed, there was no stopping me because now I was accomplishing something in my life for once.

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Time again for the annual Headquarters’ picnic which should be lots of fun getting to see everyone again. The picnic is schedule for Sunday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Hereth Park, 1534 Powers Ave, Lewiston, ID. This event is a potluck, so bring your favorite dish for everyone to try. Drinks, …

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The class of ‘54 is having lunch at noon at Krystal Café on Thursday, Aug. 15. Everyone is welcome.

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Another hot day. I’m not sure they’ll make it, but my Koi-goldfish pond may be producing poached fish for dinner one of these days!

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Time to start planning for the 83rd annual Kamiah BBQ Days event to be held Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. The Kamiah Chamber is now accepting applications for vendors at Saturday’s Arts & Crafts Show and the Grand Main Street Parade. Applications can be printed from the Chamber …

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The Lolo Pass Visitor Center, located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests off of U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho/Montana state line, will welcome Jenny Williams for the visitor center’s Artist in Residence program this month. Williams will be demonstrating her artwork from 10 a.m. to 3…

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The Idaho Division of Veteran Services – Office of Veterans Advocacy will have a Veteran Service Officer in in Kamiah and Orofino on the following dates.

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There will be setting a tote out for school supply donations for the youth of our community in front of McLaughlin Logging Shop right behind old Builder’s Supply in Orofino, Monday Aug. 5 from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Then 4:30 until 8 p.m. on the front porch of 581 Riverside Ave., right by VFW b…

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The Clearwater Robotics Program is having a kick-off meeting for parents and youth that want to be part of the program on August 19, 6 p.m., at the Extension office. The program offers a Junior program for 6 to 8 year old youth, the First Lego League Program for youth 9 to 12 years old and t…

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Idaho gas prices have fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 802 stations. Gas prices in Idaho are 7.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 23.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

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On Aug. 8, the Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board (Y.A.B.) will be hosting its third and final movie in the park for the summer. They will be showing Shazam. It starts at dusk at the Riverfront Park on Highway 12 in Kamiah.

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Our Summer Reading Program is wrapping up this week. For all participants who have successfully given three reports during our program, you are invited to a party at the Riverside Bowling Alley!!

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Youth Advisory Board (YAB) will be hosting a game night. This family-friendly event will be hosted on Friday, August 2, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the UYLC Office 413 Main St. in Kamiah.

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The Clearwater Planning and Zoning Commission will hold an open public hearing on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in Courtroom 1 located in the Clearwater County Courthouse, 150 Michigan Ave. Orofino, ID.

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U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) is announcing town meetings across Idaho during the months of August and September. Crapo, who has previously held town meetings in all 200 of Idaho’s incorporated cities, is continuing his plans to visit unincorporated areas of the state as well. The August…

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I know we all contemplate the ironies, the bitter sweetness of life at different times in our journeys here on earth. My family and I have been living in a state of “This can’t really be happening” to “Okay, I can handle this” for two weeks. My mom, who has been battling heart issues for ove…

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The Orofino High School senior class will be showing the “Madagascar” movie in the Park on Friday, Aug. 2 at 8:30 p.m.

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Here it is, end of a month again! Hot weather and promises of more - back to school sales already too! I want to thank the red shirt men who cut the weeds in front of my house, and the two young fellows who cut the rest of it every two weeks. It will be a good long time before I cut it again…

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The CMPL Friends of the Library will be holding their Summer Book Sale Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Rotary Pavillion at the City Park in Orofino.

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Rotary members gathered for the seasonal clean-up of Hwy 7. June 20. Left to right: Jim O’Leary, Elizabeth Morgan, Scott McDonald, Kathy Wortman, Mike Hedrick, Belinda Stockton, Jim McCann, Father Sipho. Not pictured: Cleo Castellanos, Teri Bolling, Jim Lohmeyer. Photo by Lori McDonald

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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…