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May 22, 2015                  Vol. 11 Issue 120


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Clearwater County unemployment rates rise to 6.9 percent in April
Clearwater County's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in April compared to 6.7 percent in March, according to figures released Friday by the Idaho Department of Labor. See the report...

Shelley McPherson recognized as Classified Employee of Excellence
Shelley McPherson is the classified employee nominated to be recognized for Excellence for the district. See the info and photo...

Main Salmon powerboat reservation system to start June 1
KAMIAH - Beginning June 1, private power boaters will be required to use an online reservation system for jet boating on the Main Salmon Wild and Scenic River (MSWSR). See the article...

FBI concludes investigation of Corrections Corporation of AmericaBOISE - After a 15-month investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Idaho announced Wednesday that it is declining prosecution under federal public corruption statutes and federal criminal fraud statutes of any actors in connection with the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) falsifying staffing rosters and understaffing at the Idaho Correctional Center. See the article...

Right choices need made for veterans
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo writes about the importance of making sure veterans have the right choices in health care. See the guest opinion...

National Missing Children's Day set Monday
WASHINGTON, DC, and LAS VEGAS, NV - The FBI's National Crime Information Center (NCIC) revealed that more than 450,000 children under the age of 18 were reported missing in 2014. 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 a job?
Check Classifieds...

We Have Winners!
Join us for our 476th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer, winners and clues...

We Have a Winner!
Join us for our 475th Week of Orofino History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the winner, answers 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...

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

-----Dr. Martin Luther King

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Orofino, ID 83544
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