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July 26, 2014                  Vol. 10 Issue 166


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Update (7-27-14)
Fire fighters respond to two wildfires Saturday
Grangeville Dispatch responded to two wildfires Saturday, the Eagle and Central Grade fires. See the report...

Breaking news (7-26-14, midnight)
Wildfire burning in the Central Grade area closing lanes of US 95 near casino
Residents and motorists in the area of U.S. Highway 95 near mile post 306 need to be alert to visibility and safety issues due to a wildfire that is burning, according to Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office and Nez Perce County Fire. See the alert...

Breaking news (7-26-14, 4 p.m.)
Canadian man injured in motorcycle accident
A Canadian man was injured Saturday about 10:45 a.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle near mile post 46 on U.S. Highway 12 east of Orofino, according to Clearwater County Sheriff's Office. See the report...

Chautauqua Festival to close with Family Style Vaudeville Show
A family-style "Vaudeville" Show will close out the Chautauqua Festival on Saturday Aug. 2. See the article and photos...

Task Force works to improve responses to sexual, domestic violence, abuse
When someone has experienced an assault and reaches out for help, they should receive attention from law enforcement, health professionals, advocacy services, and the justice system that puts victim safety first. See the article and photo...

OPD Drug Detection team demonstrates for Rotary
Program Chairperson and President-elect, Clayne Tyler, introduced the speakers for the Rotary Club of Orofino Friday, Orofino Police Sgt. Vince Frazier, Officer Mike Shore, and later, the department's drug dog, Kacy. See the column...

Butler: Feeling betrayed
Mike Butler writes about his feeling of betrayal with the State of Idaho insurance situation. See the Letter to the Editor...

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 451st Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the first six clues...

We Have Winners!
Join us for our 450th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the winners, answer and first 12 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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Orofino, ID 83544
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