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September 27, 2014                  Vol. 10 Issue 217


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (9-29-14)
Grangemont closure at mile post 17 extended
Debco Construction and Western Federal Highways has announced an extension of the Road Closure at mile post 19 of the Grangemont Rd. See the info...

Truck Driving, Skidder contest winners recognized
Truck Driving and Skidder contests were held Saturday, Sept. 13, of the Orofino Lumberjack Days and Clearwater County Fair. See the info and photos...

Project update provided by Nez Perce-Clearwater Forests
Several projects are ongoing or completed in the central zone of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. See the info...

Rotary members meet to discuss club activities
Rotary Club of Orofino's meeting of Friday, Sept. 26 was opened before 27 members and guests by a Quote of the Day as presented by Marvel Hathaway. See the column...

Montana man dies in ATV accident on FS 500 Road
A Hamilton, MT man died in an ATV (all-terrain-vehicle) accident Saturday at 3 p.m. on Forest Service 500 Rd. near Powell, according to Idaho State Police. See the report...

Groups ponder wilderness management at 50 years
Friends of the Clearwater, Wilderness Watch, and the US Forest Service were proud to co-sponsor '50 Years: A Celebration of Wilderness and our National Wilderness Preservation System' Sept. 12-14 at the Wilderness Gateway Campground along the Lochsa River on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. See the info...

Enterovirus D68 confirmed in Idaho
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), along with other respiratory illnesses, are circulating in Idaho, according to lab results received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week. See the article...

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 456th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 455th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See answer, winner and first three 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...

""You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."

--Dr. Seuss

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Orofino, ID 83544
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