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January 30, 2015                  Vol. 11 Issue 24


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Rock scaling continues on US 12 west of Orofino
Rock scaling work is continuing from mile post 38.5 to 38.7 on U.S. Highway 12 about 3 miles west of Orofino where there was a rock slide Wednesday. See the info and photo...

Orofino City Council to meet in work session Tuesday
Orofino's City Council will hold their monthly work session Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 217 First St. See the info...

Fish and Game Commission sets seasons for trophy species
Idaho Fish and Game Commission has set seasons for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats for 2015. See the info...

Ybarra recommends historic $87.3 million budget for education
BOISE--Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra presented her Fiscal Year 16 budget recommendation before the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee Thursday morning requesting a historic $87.3 million budget for education. See the info...

Applications for conservation stewardship program due by Feb. 27
BOISE- The Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications for the 2015 Conservation Stewardship Program. Producers who maintain a high level of conservation stewardship on their land may be eligible to receive compensation for their efforts. See the article...

Reining in federal regulation important
Duplicative, often burdensome federal regulations imposed on the private sector continue to stifle economic growth and discourage innovation. See the guest editorial...

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 465th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have Winners!
Join us for our 464th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the winners, 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...

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I have found that it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love."

---Gandalf

Window on the Clearwater
P.O. Box 2444
Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: (208) 476-0733
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