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December 20, 2014                  Vol. 10 Issue 286


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Share special Christmas memories
We are sharing a series of special Christmas memories submitted by our readers and local students. Much like an advent calendar, each day there will be new memories and greetings from local merchants. Share the magic of Christmas...

Snyder presented with check for shopping from Kiwanis
Dale, Snyder, Weippe, was the winner of the $1,000 Barney's Harvest Foods shopping drawing recently held by Kiwanis Club of Orofino. See the info and photo...

Access Yes! receives "Open Country" award
Every year, Outdoor Life Magazine acknowledges individuals, non-profits, corporations and state/government agencies with their "Open Country" awards. See the article...

Idaho's plan to transform its healthcare system earns federal grant
The Department of Health and Welfare has just received a four-year state innovation model grant for $39,683,813 to facilitate the transformation of Idaho's healthcare delivery system from a fee-for-service, volume-based system to a value-based system of care focused on improving health outcomes and reducing costs. See the article...

Slow wage, profits growth mute Idaho's Q3 personal income growth
Idaho's personal income - the value of wages, profits, investment earnings and transfer payments like Social Security and pensions - rose a half of a percentage point to $61.8 billion from the second to the third quarter, according to estimates issued Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 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 462nd Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 461st Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer, winner and 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 2014 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 2014. 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...

"“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?”

---Bob Hope

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