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March 31, 2020                  Vol. 16 Issue 76


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (3-31-20, 6:15 p.m.)
6.5 earthquake shakes Idaho and neighboring states
USGS is reporting a magnitude 6.5 earthquake just before 5 p.m. Tuesday with an epicenter about 45 miles west of Challis in south central Idaho. See the report...

ISP, Adams County Sheriff seeking information about suspect
Idaho State Police and the Adams County Sheriff's Office are seeking information leading to the arrest and capture of William "Bill" Pearle James, for the attempted murder of two sheriff's deputies on March 29. See the info and photo...

Increased safety measures Clearwater Valley and St. Marys hospitals, clinics
"As a result of confirmed communal cases in Idaho County and the school district closures, we are taking increased precautions at St. Mary's and Clearwater Valley Hospitals & Clinics to protect staff and patients in regards to COVID-19," says Steve Frei, Director of Ancillary Services, SMH/ CVHC. See the article and photo...

Nez Perce County has five newly confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus
LEWISTON - Public Health -Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) has confirmed the five newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Nez Perce County. See the report...

Governor signs new executive orders, proclamation to further position Idaho to overcome coronavirus challenge
BOISE - Governor Brad Little's latest executive orders and proclamation will boost funds available for Idaho's coronavirus response, manage the impact of the crisis on the state budget, and help the thousands of Idahoans suddenly unemployed due to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). See the article...

If you need to travel on an airplane
What is the risk of getting COVID-19 on an airplane? See the column...

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests to transition to electronic mailing lists
KAMIAH - To reduce costs, lessen environmental impacts, and further outreach planning information, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is transitioning to the use of electronic mailing lists, rather than postal mail, for all updates regarding forest management projects. See the article...

Idaho County Sheriff's Office seeking info on burglary in Kooskia
On March 15, Idaho County Sheriff's Office received a report of a burglary at Tom Cat Sporting Goods at 618 E Business Highway 12 in Kooskia. See the info...

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...

Looking for a way to get rid of an old car?
Check Classifieds...

You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 5875th 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 586th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the winner, answer 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...

'If we could look into each others hears, and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we could treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care."

- -- Marvin J. Ashton

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