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October 18, 2014                  Vol. 10 Issue 235


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Clearwater County's unemployment rate drops to 7.6 percent in September
Clearwater County's unemployment rate dropped to 7.6 percent in September compared to 9.0 in August and 11.5 percent in September 2013, according to figures released by Idaho Department of Labor Friday. See the report and graphics...

New Head Start took a lot of effort to become reality
The new Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program (Head Start) on the campus of Orofino Elementary School look a lot of effort from a lot of people to become reality. See the info and photos...

McLaughlin supporting Ebert for Commissioner
Marguerite McLauhglin writes about the reasons she supports Don Ebert for Clearwater County Commissioner. See the Letter to the Editor...

Teen driver safety week focuses attention on youngest drivers
BOISE - More teenagers die in car crashes than any other cause, so the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) designates the third week in October as a reminder for young drivers to make safe driving choices. See the article and photo...

New Rotary member recognized
Dr. Phil Petersen had been unable to attend several previous programs, but at Friday's meeting of Rotary Club of Orofino, President Marshall Cook and Sponsor Fr. Sipho Mathabella officially recognized him as a new member. See the column and photo...

Ribbon cutting celebration planned at Craigmont/Winchester Fire, EMS facility
An Open House and Ribbon Cutting Celebration will be held Friday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Craigmont/Winchester Rural Fire and EMS facility. See the article...

Editor's note: All Letters to the Editor concerning the upcoming Nov. 4 election must be received by Oct. 28 to be published.

Need faster Internet, a new roof, a heating system repair/install or lodging for guests?
Check out our newly revised 'Directory Page' and see who might have the remedies for holes in your roof, faster Internet and great places to stay. See the page...

Looking for a job?
See the listing. Check Classifieds...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 457th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See winner, answer and first eight clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 456th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the winner, answer and clues...

Trivia follow up...answers?
We are still working on the follow up on some Orofino History Trivia topics. Check here to see them...

Clearwater Creations
We have started a service for Clearwater Country artisans and crafters that would like to advertise their creations on our site in a shopping cart format and for those who would like to purchase items uniquely from Clearwater Country. See the Creations page...

Catch up on 2014 Fair articles & photos
For those who would like to catch up all at once on Window on the Clearwater coverage of the Clearwater County Fair and Orofino Lumberjack Days, we are providing this page with links to articles, photos and information about happenings in 2014. We will continue to add to the archives on this page as we continue our coverage. See the latest on the home page each day. See the archives here...

"To unlock your purpose and flutter to your dreams, you have to shed your fears and leave the cocoon of inadequacy."

---Dodinsky

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Orofino, ID 83544
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