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May 23, 2022                   Vol. 18 Issue 121


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (5-24-22, 11:45 p.m.)
New Orofino Fire Chief sworn in
Zachary Taylor was approved for appointment and sworn in as the new Fire Chief at the Orofino City Council meeting Tuesday evening. See the info and photo...

Dr. Rebecca Katzman named Idaho Family Physician of the Year
BOISE, ID-During its Annual Conference, held in person this year in Sun Valley, Idaho, the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) awarded Idaho Family Physician of the Year to Dr. Rebecca Katzman of Orofino, and Dr. Patrice Burgess of Boise, who received the organization's Neva Santos Advocacy Award. See the article and photo...

Employment declines during April in North Central IdahoDuring April 2022, North Central Idaho's seasonally adjusted employment declined -1.3% over March 2022 and was 3.7% higher year over year from April 2021, according to Lisa Grigg, Idaho Department of Labor Regional Economist. See the report...

Orofino gas prices unchanged from last Monday
Average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Orofino are unchanged at $4.80 Monday after skyrocketing 25 cents the previous week. See the report...

Elk River has successful Thunder Run
We had a very successful Elk River Thunder Run fun run last weekend! See the article...

Obituary:
Elwin R. 'Speed' Germer, 93, Dworshak dam construction worker...

Construction completed on new Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests office in Kamiah
KAMIAH - Contractors have completed construction of the new Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Supervisor's Office in Kamiah, located at 1008 Highway 64. See the article and photo...

Saturday, May 21, 2022

New Orofino Fire Chief to be sworn in Tuesday
During regular Orofino City Council meeting Tuesday, May 24, Orofino's new Fire Chief will be appointed and sworn in. See the info...

Nez Perce Tribe to reveal plans for Virtual Power Plant at RES2022
LAPWAI - The Nez Perce Tribe is anticipating an exciting reveal at the 2022 Reservation Economic Summit (RES) May 23-26, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. See the article...

Loaner lifejackets available at Deyo Reservoir
Ready for some fun in the sun but forgot your lifejacket? See the article and photos...

Maniacs compete in state baseball championships
In their 2nd game of the Idaho State High School Association 2A Baseball State Championship, the Maniacs met the Wendell Trojans at the Marc Harris Field in game 5 of the playoffs. See the report and photos...

UI Extension offering workshop about reducing wildfire risk to homes, outbuildings
University of Idaho Extension, Clearwater County is offering: "Preparing for the 2022 Wildfire Season: Reducing Wildfire Risk to Your Home & Outbuildings" June 21. See the article and photo...

Need faster Internet, a new roof, RV parking space or lodging for guests?
Check out our Directory Page and see who might have the remedies for holes in your roof, faster Internet and great places to stay. See the page...

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You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 646th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 645th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer, winner and clues...

We Need Your Memories!
Join us for our 618th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See how to help....

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Orofino, ID 83544
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