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July 2, 2020                  Vol. 16 Issue 155


Published nightly, except Sunday, in Orofino, ID

Breaking news (7-3-20, 2:30 p.m.)
US 95 closed at mile post 188 south of Riggins due to a major rock fall
U.S. Highway 95 between mile posts 186and 199 is closed due to a major rock fall at mile post 188 south of Riggins. See the info, photo and map...

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Join the fun at Orofino's All American 4th of July celebration
Join the fun at Orofino's All American 4th of July celebration at the City Park Saturday. See the article...

Mass COVID-19 testing to occur at Kamiah Nimiipuu Health July 4
KAMIAH- The Nimiipuu Health (NMPH) Kamiah Clinic, 313 3rd St., will be conducting tests for COVID-19 on Saturday, July 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. subject to change based on the availability of testing kits. See the article...

Obituary:
Levi Joseph Holt, 71, born at Orofino...

Forest Service to install updated restrooms at Selway River camping areas
KAMIAH - The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will begin work this month to replace and update four restroom facilities at camping areas along the Selway River. See the article and photo...

Vandalism found at Granite Point, Corps considering its options
PULLMAN, WA - The Natural Resource Management (NRM) Staff at Lower Granite Lock and Dam discovered vandalism at Granite Point on June 20. See the article...

Most capped resident elk tags go on sale July 10, Sawtooth Zone tags on July 13
Resident hunters wanting to purchase a general season elk tag in a capped zone will need to keep two dates in mind in July. See the article...

New Idaho law encourages staying engaged behind the wheel
Beginning Wednesday, July 1, drivers throughout Idaho will recommit to safe, responsible driving by following a new law meant to keep drivers engaged while behind the wheel. See the article...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Breaking News (7-1-20, 11 p.m.)
Public Health reports widespread community transmission
LEWISTON--Public Health-North Central District (PH-INCD) is reporting widespread community transmission pf COVID-19 throughout the district. See the info...

Twelve veterans honored with Quilts of Valor
Twelve local veterans were honored with Quilts of Valor Sunday during ceremonies at the Orofino City Park. See the photos...

Orofino Creek Bridge construction continuing as scheduled
Construction on the new Orofino Creek Bridge near Bruce's Dairy is continuing as scheduled. See the article...

Dworshak Dam is cleaning out its Lost and Found
AHSAHKA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Dworshak Dam and Reservoir is cleaning out this past year's lost and found items. See the article...

Obituary:
Arvin Earl 'Al' Spurling-Finley, 78, formerly of Orofino...

ISP cautioning motorists not to drive impaired during holiday weekend
Idahoans love to celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends. See the article...

Avista makes annual price adjustment filings in Idaho
SPOKANE, WA - Avista (NYSE: AVA) has made annual rate adjustment filings with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC or Commission) that if approved, are designed to decrease overall electric revenues by approximately $3.0 million or 1.2 percent effective Oct. 1 and decrease overall natural gas revenue by approximately $700 thousand or 1.1 percent effective Nov. 1. See the article...

Vape/electronic smoking device retailers are required to get a tobacco permit
Because of a change in Idaho Code that will take effect July 1, retailers including vape shops who sell nicotine, tobacco, or electronic smoking device products will now be required to obtain a permit to legally sell them in the state of Idaho. See the article...

Need 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 594th 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 593rdt Clearwater History Trivia, a special feature to celebrate Clearwater Country's history and heritage. See the answer, winner and clues...

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...

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