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Februay 20, 2017                   Vol. 13 Issue 43


Published daily, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (2-22-17, 11:15 a.m.)
Culvert failure on section of Idaho 7 causes closure for replacement, check 511 for updates
OROFINO - A graveled section of Idaho Highway 7, Gilbert Grade, between U.S. Highway 12 to the north and the Lewis County Line to the south closed this morning, Wednesday, Feb. 22, due to culvert failure from excessive spring runoff. See the info...

Weather Bulletin (2-21-17, 9 p.m.)
National Weather Service Missoula issues Winter Weather Advisory
National Weather Service-Missoula has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Clearwater County and surrounding area through Wednesday at 10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. See the advisory...

Breaking news (1-21-17, 12:45 p.m.)
King's Variety Stores, including Orofino's to close
King's Variety Stores, including the one in Orofino are to close. See the news release...

Orofino Lumberjack Days, Clearwater County Fair theme announced
The theme for the 2017 Clearwater County Fair and Orofino Lumberjack Days is "A Whole Lotta Happy". See the article...

Memorial dinner planned at Lenore Community Center
The Lenore Community Center is having a memorial dinner for Patsy Carr on Saturday, Feb 25, at 11:30 a.m. See the article...

CBC feels Orogrande Community Protection Project will have positive outcomes
A decision by the State of Idaho to intervene on behalf of the Forest Service in a lawsuit challenging the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest's Orogrande Community Protection Project is being hailed as a very positive development by the Clearwater Basin Collaborative. See the article...

Obituary:
Agnes Jewel Vaughan,83, OHS graduate...

Retail gas prices in Orofino rise to average of $2.56 for regular
Average retail price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Orofino went up 5 cents this week to $2.56. See the report...

Riverside Lanes reports bowling scores
Riverside Lanes has announced the bowling scores for the week Feb. 12. See the scores...

Need a fishing guide, 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...

Looking for a job?
Check Classifieds...

You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 5297th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 528th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer, winner and clues...

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 2016 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 2016. 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...

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- - Albert Camus

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