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Firefighters scrambled to free a comrade who became trapped when the porch collapsed while fighting a structure fire at 714 Daisy St. in Clearfield this morning. The firefighter was freed and was evacuated by ambulance. Unconfirmed reports this morning are that there was one fatality in the fire. Firefighters were still on the scene at press time. (Photo by Jeff Corcino)

Coalport Boro loan to pay for utilities work
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
By Terry Whetstone Staff Writer
COALPORT - The utilities for the Coalport flood control project were relocated last year and Diehl Contracting is still waiting for payment for doing the work, so Coalport Borough council decided to take action.
The project is being funded through the commonwealth, as several entities have come together to fund the flood control project. However, the borough still has not seen the money for the utilities being replace.
Council met with Northwest Savings Bank and secured a loan of $84,045.96, which is half the cost of the project.
"We borrowed half of the amount in hopes of keeping peace with Diehl's," Council President Joe Nevling said. "We're hoping to get the funding we have coming for the project by the end of the year." more...
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It's time to purchase a 2015 dog license and there are multiple reminders out there for pet owners, such as these signs being displayed by Karen Shick, Clearfield County dog law enforcement officer, and Edward "Ned" Lucas, supervisor, region two, dog law enforcement. Clearfield County Treasurer Carol Fox stands between the two wardens; she is responsible for all of the licenses in Clearfield County. (Photo by Terry Whetstone)
Pet owners encouraged to make their pets legal
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
By Terry Whetstone Staff Writer
It's a new year, and with each year dog owners are required to get a new license for their four legged family members.
March has been designated as Dog License Awareness month across the Commonwealth. This is to bring awareness about the importance of dog licensing.
The cost is $6.50 for spayed or neutered dogs and $8.50 for those not spayed or neutered and for senior citizens or those with disabilities, the costs are $2 less.
Everyone who owns a dog that is three months old or older must have a license for the dog and the dogs must have their rabies shots.
The fine for not having a license can be anywhere between $50 and $300, more...

Bison bounced from PIAAs
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
By Andy Stine Sports Writer
CLARION - The Clearfield boys basketball team returned to the PIAA playoffs on Monday evening for the first time since 2010 against District 8 champion Obama Academy in the play-in game, which was where the 2010 edition of the Bison were eliminated.
Although Clearfield hung tough with the Eagles for the first 28 minutes on Monday, it was the final four minutes that ultimately cost the Bison. Clearfield trailed 52-48 with 3:47 to go, but gave up an Eagle 14-4 run as it fell 66-52, at Clarion High School.
Bison head coach Nate Glunt more...

Bison forward Cody Spaid puts up a jump shot on Monday evening. Spaid poured in 15 points in Clearfield's 66-52 loss in the PIAA play-in game against Obama Academy. The Bison ended the year at 20-4. (Photo by Rich Murawski)

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3/3/2015 - Area Sports Results and Schedule
3/3/2015 - Ramey Borough declines proposed ordinance
3/3/2015 - Daily Police Log
3/3/2015 - Brady Twp. looks to ban injection wells