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Februay 22, 2017                   Vol. 13 Issue 45

Published daily, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Update: (4:16 p.m.)
911 technical issues have been resolved. People can again use the 911 system for emergencies.
Breaking news (2-22-17, 3:10 p.m.)
Clearwater County's 911 phones not working
Clearwater County's 911 phones are not working properly. See the info...

Breaking news (2-22-17, 11:15 a.m.)
Culvert failure on section of Idaho 7 causes closure for replacement, check 511 for updates
OROFINO - A graveled section of Idaho Highway 7, Gilbert Grade, between U.S. Highway 12 to the north and the Lewis County Line to the south closed this morning, Wednesday, Feb. 22, due to culvert failure from excessive spring runoff. See the info...

CVHC Foundation's Moonlight Ball planned Saturday
Tickets are available at Potlatch No. 1 Federal Credit Union and Lewis-Clark Credit Union for the Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics Foundation Moonlight Ball Saturday, Feb. 25, at Lodge at River's Edge. See the article...

Clearwater Memorial Public Library has new books to check out
Among the new books to check out at Clearwater Memorial Public Library are: Faithful by Alice Hoffman, The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry (also available on CD), If I Forget You by Thomas Christopher Greene, and The Girl Before by JP Delaney. See the article...

Free winter clothing, coats being given away
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries will be giving away winter clothing and coats Thursday and Friday at their downtown Orofino location, 153 Johnson Ave. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. See the article...

Erpelding sums up Idaho Legislature activities
Idaho House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding writes about his view of this year's proceedings by lawmakers. See the guest opinion...

Need a fishing guide, 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...

Looking for a job?
Check Classifieds...

You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 5297th Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 528th 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 2016 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...

"In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there's something stronger-something better, pushing right back."

- - Albert Camus

Window on the Clearwater
P.O. Box 2444
Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: (208) 476-0733
Fax: (208) 476-4140