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Stage II Fire Restrictions

August 27, 2015                  Vol. 11 Issue 202


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (8-28-15, 10:30 p.m.)
Idaho County Sheriff's Office increases evacuation levels due to wildfires
Idaho County Sheriff's Office has increased evacuations in two areas in the last eight hours, according to their Facebook page. See the info...

Breaking news (8-28-15, 10:30 p.m.)
Red Flag Warning issued for Saturday
National Weather Service-Missoula has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Clearwater region for gusty winds and low humidities that will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific Time Saturday. See the warning...

Presentation, planning meeting set for long term recovery from wildfires
A presentation and planning meeting about the long term recovery from the 2015 wildfires in the region will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 at 3 p.m. in the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce, 518 Main St., Kamiah. See the article...

Driver License Office to close early Friday
Clearwater County Driver License office will close at 4 p.m. Friday. See the info...

Dense, thick smoke remains over Motorway Complex
Dense, thick smoke remained in place over the Motorway Complex Wednesday, reducing fire behavior for the fourth consecutive day and stalling all air operations. See the report and photos...

Obituary:
Wilbur 'Monk' Montgomery, 94, Orofino...

Obituary:
Roger Jay Montambo, 80, formerly of Orofino...

Emergency wildfire closure issued for large section of public lands
COEUR D'ALENE - Due to the increasing number of wildfires in the area and concern for public safety, a temporary emergency wildfire closure has been issued for all public lands north of I-90, south of Forest Road 332, east of Highway 95 and west of the Idaho/Montana border. See the article...

BLM issues emergency closure for Lower Salmon River due to wildfire
COTTONWOOD - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Cottonwood Field Office has issued a temporary emergency closure for a portion of the Lower Salmon River in order to ensure public safety from an active wildfire threatening the area. See the info...

Foaming/Cratering
The formation of bubbles that may break and result in craters during the application and drying process. See our new column Home Improvement...

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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You Could Be a Winner!
Join us for our 483rd 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 482nd Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See 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...

"Decisions are constantly before us which can determine our destiny. In order for us to make the correct decisions, courage is needed-the courage to say no when we should, the courage to say yes when that is appropriate, the courage to do the right thing because it is right."

-----Thomas S. Monson

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Orofino, ID 83544
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