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May 23, 2016                   Vol. 12 Issue 122


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (5-24-16, 4:30 p.m.)
Chinook seasons to end in lower Clearwater, North Fork Clearwater rivers
The lower Clearwater River from the Cherrylane Bridge upstream to the Orofino Bridge will close to fishing for all Chinook salmon at the end of fishing hours (9 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time) on Friday, May 27. See the article...

Storms drop rain across Clearwater area
Varied amounts of rain fell across the region in the 48 between Friday and Sunday afternoons rising creek and river levels. See the report...

Orofino City Council to meet Tuesday evening
Orofino City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday, May 24, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers 217 First St. See the info...

Gas prices in Orofino shoot up to $2.47 per gallon
Prices for a gallon of regular gasoline in Orofino shot up to an average $2.47, 11 cents above Monday, May 16. See the report...

Pierce 1860 Days committee meeting Thursday
The next planning meeting for Pierce 1860 Days is Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. See the article....

Drop-off activity nets 40 pounds of expired, unneeded prescription drugs
In case people have not heard - Clearwater County Sheriff's Office prescription drug take back day on April 30 in Orofino had 40 pounds of outdated or unneeded medications collected, according to Clearwater Youth Alliance. See the article...

Millions of hatchery smolts get clipped before leaving for the ocean
It's no secret that Idaho steelhead and salmon anglers rely on hatcheries for fish that they can take home and eat, and anglers can identify "keepers" because a small fin on their back is removed when the fish are young. See the article...

Need faster Internet, a new roof, a heating system repair/install or lodging for guests?
Check out our 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...

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You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 508th History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clue...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 507th 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 2015 Clearwater County Fair and Orofino Lumberjack Days 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 2015. 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 a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."

--Henry David Thoreau

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Orofino, ID 83544
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