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February 16, 2019                  Vol. 15 Issue 39


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (2-20-19, 5:30 a.m.)
Joint District #171 schools closed Wednesday, Feb. 20
All schools in Joint District #171 (Orofino, Timberline, Peck, Cavendish), except Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy, are closed Wednesday, Feb. 20, according to Transportation Supervisor Ben Jenkins. See the info...

Weather Bulletin (2-19-19k 5:45 p.m.)
Snow expected to continue, accumulate through Wednesday afternoon
National Weather Service-Missoula has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Orofino/Grangeville region from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. See the info...

Breaking news (2-19-19, 11:30 a.m.)
Timberline releasing students at 1:30 Tuesday due to weather
Timberline Schools will be releasing students at 1:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, due to the weather and visibility issues, according to Transportation Supervisor Ben Jenkins. See the info...

10 Orofino wrestlers headed to state tournament in Pocatello
Ten wrestlers from Orofino Junior/Senior High School will be competing the state tournament at the Holt Arena in Pocatello this weekend. See the info...

Richter Uzur Duo to be on stage Sunday, March 3
Richter Uzur Duo will be on stage Sunday, March 3, at Orofino Junior/Senior High School. See the article and photo...

Final Environmental Impact Statement, draft decision available for Little Boulder project
KAMIAH - The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has released a draft Record of Decision (ROD) for the Little Boulder project, located on the Palouse Ranger District. See the article...

52 Weeks of Preparedness - Before the Flood
Welcome back. I know you all did your homework to find out where flooding occurs near you, so let's get straight into what we can do to better prepare ourselves for a potential flood. See the column...

Despite snowstorms, it's a normal winter, wide-spread emergency feeding unnecessary
When big snowstorms roll through Idaho, people often wonder how they will effect big game, and whether Idaho Fish and Game will start feeding deer, elk, pronghorn and other animals. The short answer is this is a normal winter so far, and there's no need for emergency winter feeding to help animals survive. See the article...

Public comments being taken on revised definition of 'waters of the United States'
On February 14, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) published for public comment a proposed rule revising the definition of "waters of the United States," which would establish the scope of federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA). See the article...

Need a a fishing guide, faster Internet, a new roof, RV parking space or lodging for guests?
Check out our 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 572nd Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have Winners!
Join us for our 571st Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer, winners and cluea...

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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