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August 22, 2016                   Vol. 12 Issue 196


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Corps helping salmon survive by cooling lower Snake River water
WALLA WALLA, WA - The Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to improve adult salmon passage on the lower Snake River to counter the effects of hot summer water on migrating adult salmon and steelhead. See the article and photos...

Firefighters respond to blaze in Headquarters area
Firefighters from Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association and Idaho Department of Lands responded to a 1/4 acre fire off John Lewis Rd. in the Headquarters area Monday, according to Cameron Eck, C-PTPA. See the report...

Orofino businesses being cautioned not to take Bank of Pullman checks
Orofino business owners are being cautioned that if someone tries to pass a check that has the Bank of Pullman listed as the bank, do not accept that check and contact the Orofino Police Department as soon as possible at 476-5551. See the info...

Prescribed fires provide benefits, may impact air quality
During the summer and fall, local and regional fires affect air quality. See the article...

Orofino retail gas prices edge down 4 cents
Average retail prices for a gallon of regular in Orofino edged down 4 cents to $2.32 this week. See the report...

Charlie Nation presents Part 3 of Ride for the Wall
Charlie Nation presented Part 3 of his motorcycle trip with this year's Ride for the Wall Friday for the Orofino Rotary Club. See the column...

Need 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...

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Check Classifieds...

You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 515th History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clue...

No one got this one
Join us for our 514th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer and clues...

Trivia follow up...answers?
We are still working on the follow up on some Clearwater Country 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 2015 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 2015. 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...

"They tried to bury us, but they didn't know that we were seeds."

--- Mexican Proverb

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