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November 16, 2018                  Vol. 14 Issue 271


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Orofino Police Department filling last vacant position
Orofino Police Chief Jeff Wilson announced during his departmental report at the Orofino City Council meeting Tuesday that Mike Deitrick will be starting for the city in two weeks, provided he is finished with the trial in which he is testifying. See the report...

New ramp at Clearwater Memorial Public Library ready for use
The new ramp at the Clearwater Memorial Public Library front door is completed and ready for use. See the article...

Forest Service offices closed Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving
KAMIAH - Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular office hours will resume Friday, Nov. 23. See the article...

County Commissioners receive Planning and Zoning update
Planning and Zoning Administrator Bobbi Kaufman reported on upcoming meanings and hearings to the Clearwater County Commissioners during their regular session Nov. 5. See the report...

Secure Rural Schools extension introduced in Congress
WASHINGTON, DC - Legislation to extend the Secure Rural Schools program by one year, through Fiscal Year 2019, has been introduced by Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Ron Wyden (D-Oregon). See the article...

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Orofino teen escapes serious injury as pickup goes into Orofino Creek
An Orofino teen escaped serious injury when the pickup he was driving landed upside down in Orofino Creek Wednesday, according to Orofino Police Department. See the report and photo...

Congratulations
Congratulations to David Turnage and Frances Michels, new parents of Ella Rene Turnage. See the announcement...

Regular, Expulsion Hearing and Executive Session School Board meeting scheduled Nov. 19.
See the agenda...

Zeitler Fire south of Moscow contained at 15 acres
DEARY - Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) fire crews contained a 15-acre fire off Zeitler Road near Paradise Ridge Road south of Moscow Tuesday. See the report...

Idaho Humanities Council Awards $115,489 in grants, several in north central Idaho
BOISE--The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, awarded $115,489 in grants to organizations and individuals. See the article...

Federal failures hurt Idaho
Kevin Lewis, Idaho Rivers United, and Gary Macfarlane, Friends of the Clearwater, express their thought about the suspension of steelhead fishing in Idaho. See the Letter to the Editor...

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You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 569th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clue...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 569th 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 2018 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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