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July 21, 2014                  Vol. 10 Issue 161


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (7-23-14, 3:30 p.m.)
NWS-Missoula issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch
National Weather Service-Missoula has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for North and North Central Idaho including: Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Nez Perce, Lewis, Benewah, Boundary, Kootenai and Shoshone counties. See the forecast...

Clearwater Memorial Public Library Friends to meet July 30
Clearwater Memorial Public Library Friends will meet Wednesday, July 30, at 10 a.m. in the library annex. See the article...

New Hope Water System to be on this week
The new New Hope Water system was to be online this week, according to a report to the Clearwater County Commissioners July 14 by Michelle Bly, TD&H Engineering. See the report...

Lapwai man pleads guilty to theft of government property
COEUR D'ALENE - Isaac Kash Kash, 26, of Lapwai, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to one count of theft of government property, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. See the report...

New draft plan provides roadmap for sockeye recovery
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Fisheries, the Idaho Office of Species Conservation, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and the Idaho members of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council are providing this notification of the release of the public review draft of the Recovery Plan for Snake River sockeye salmon. See the article...

Fast Forward program helps high school students with early college costs
Beginning next school year, high school students attending public schools across Idaho will have access to new funding to help cover the costs of taking college-level courses or professional-technical certification exams while still in high school with a program called Fast Forward. See the article...

Preserving livers for transplantation
Due to a shortage of donor organs-including kidneys, hearts, lungs, corneas, and livers-more than 120,000 patients nationwide are currently on waitlists for organ transplantation. For severe liver failure, liver transplantation is the only available treatment, but there aren't enough donors to fill the need. Check our Health Talk column sponsored by Brookside Landing and Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics. See the column...

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...

You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 451st Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the first clue...

We Have Winners!
Join us for our 450th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the winners, answer and first 12 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 2013 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 2013. 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...

"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where ...they should be. Now put the foundations under them."

--Henry David Thoreau

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