Stories tagged: Orofino
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Orofino shooting death investigated as homicide
The shooting death of a 23-year-old Orofino woman is being investigated as a homicide, the Orofino Police Department reported Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Orofino teen reported missing after prom dies in car crash
The 17-year-old Orofino teenager who ran away after his prom earlier this week died Wednesday afternoon after a car crash on Sunny Side Bench Road near Lenore, Idaho.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Who killed Lonnie Jones?
Now 65 years since the discovery of Lonnie Jones’ body, his death remains the only unsolved documented murder case in Clearwater County.
Sun., March 27, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015, 12:29 p.m.
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.
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015, midnight
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 …
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015, 9:45 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Feb. 21, 2015, midnight
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.”
Sat., May 4, 2013, midnight
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.
Sun., April 14, 2013, 1:42 p.m.
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 …
Sun., April 14, 2013, midnight
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2013, 6:20 p.m.
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.
Sun., May 30, 2010, 1:01 a.m.
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 …
Sun., May 30, 2010, midnight
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 …
Sun., May 30, 2010, midnight
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 …
Fri., April 10, 2009, 11:23 a.m.
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.