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August 29, 2014                  Vol. 10 Issue 196


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Editor's note: Saturday night's regular issue will be done for Labor Day on Monday. Have a safe, enjoyable weekend.

Kamiah child injured in accident
A two-year-old Kamiah child was injured in an accident Friday at 9:21 p.m. on Hill St. and 12th St. in Kamiah, according to Idaho State Police. See the report...

Johnson Bar Fire 55 percent contained
Johnson Bar Fire on the Moose Creek Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is at 55 percent containment and the latest infrared data shows it at 8,533 acres. See the report...

Fish and Game seeking wolf observations
Scouting for upcoming hunting seasons, huckleberry picking, and general late summer recreating are all good reasons for getting away to Idaho's great outdoors. See the article...

'Don't Move Firewood' campaign reminds people of consequences
Each summer and fall, millions of Americans head to national and state parks, campgrounds and forests to enjoy the outdoors and many bring along their own firewood, not realizing that bringing firewood from home puts the nation's forests at risk by potentially spreading tree-killing pests. See the article...

Manufacturing slowdown tempers Q4 GSP growth
A slowdown in the production of durable goods tempered Idaho's real gross state product growth during the final three months of 2013, but the state's average annual increase was still the fifth highest in the nation. See the info...

Serve Idaho to Mark 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps
Gov. C.L. 'Butch' Otter will swear in AmeriCorps members from Idaho on Sept. 12 during ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the national volunteer program. 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 natural foods?
See the listing. Check Classifieds...

You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 454th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the first five clues...

We Have Winners!
Join us for our 453rdt Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See answer, winners and first eight 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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