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  • Idaho teens injured in car crash involving dogs

    Two Idaho teenagers were injured in a crash Sunday morning outside of Orofino, the Idaho State Police said. A dog jumped into the lap of an 18-year-old driver, causing the …

  • Winds fan fire in Orofino, Idaho; hundreds lose power

    A new fire bore down on the north-central Idaho town of Orofino on Friday, cutting power to some homes and sending firefighters scrambling to fight the wind-driven flames. Clearwater County …

  • Homes lost in Orofino, Idaho, fire

    A new fire bore down on the town of Orofino Friday night, cutting power to some homes and sending firefighters scrambling to fight the wind-driven flames.

  • Fires erupt across Northwest

    Lightning strikes and aggressive winds Friday afternoon in Washington and Idaho delivered a one-two punch that forced fire evacuations in scenic Chelan, Washington, blinded highway drivers with dust and ushered …

  • Wildfire spreads into Orofino

    Officials in Orofino, Idaho are scrambling tonight to stop fires that are spreading fast. “We understand there are parts of the fire in the city limits,” said Clearwater County Commissioner …

  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Maud DeLaney was a former Spokane laundry worker turned “girl pioneer.”

  • Just when we thought we’d seen it all in golf tourneys

    Having harmed golf balls for roughly 43 years, I figure I’ve played in or heard about nearly every kind of tournament on the planet. Wrong, again.

  • Five dead in Orofino fire identified

    OROFINO, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in northern Idaho have released the names of five people they believe died in a house fire Saturday morning in Orofino pending positive identifications through …

  • Electrical short causes fire, kills 5

    BOISE – An extension cord hooked to an electric grill on a porch shorted out and started a house fire that killed five people Saturday morning, a North Idaho fire …

  • Five killed in Orofino house fire

    An overnight fire killed five people at an Orofino, Idaho home, according to a Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office news release.

  • Clearwater REVIVAL

    Dworshak Reservoir is the best thing that never quite lived up to its promise to Clearwater County, Idaho. But a weekly dab of fertilizer is growing more incentive for anglers …

  • Added nutrients boost fish in Dworshak Reservoir

    About 15 yeas ago, Dennis Harper became an advocate of fertilizing Dworshak Reservoir waters to grow more fish. Then the Orofino chiropractor put his money where his mouth was. “I …

  • Spring chinook a hit in Idaho

    Even the uniformed sensed something was going on last weekend as they drove Highway 12 from Lewiston to Orofino along the Clearwater River. Boat trailers were at every launch area …

  • Police blame landslide for Orofino traffic deaths

    Authorities say two North Idaho residents were killed when a tree fell from a hillside in Orofino and landed on top of their vehicle.



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