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Orofino girl ousted in national spelling bee

After successfully spelling two words correctly in the second and third rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Orofino student Julia Grimaldo learned Wednesday she will not move on to …

Armed robbery suspect faces 3 felony counts

An Orofino man accused of binding two women with rope and robbing them at gunpoint of jewelry and prescription medications has been charged with three felony counts.

2017 Central Idaho League preview: Defending state champ St. Maries must replace core

The St. Maries football team had a special group of seniors last year.

Orofino man arrested on child porn charges

An Orofino man was arrested Wednesday and charged with five felony counts of possession of sexually exploitative material.

Idaho woman pleads not guilty to first-degree murder

An Idaho woman has denied killing a woman who became involved with her former boyfriend.

Police arrest woman in Orofino slaying case

An Orofino woman is scheduled for a June 5 preliminary hearing on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 23-year-old Samantha S. Fignani of Orofino.

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

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.

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.

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2013

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.