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Sports...in brief

GHS football camp forms due by May 1; New hunting, fishing license fees hit May 1; Moose, sheep, goat hunting applications due by April 30; Bowhunter Ed course scheduled May 6-7; Kooskia softball opens May 1; Golf league organizing; Fastpitch clinic coming April 29.

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Shepherd raises S-R pole vault record

Track & Field

The Kubs, Pirates and Savages flags were among the nine flown last Friday night, April 21. The Prairie girls took second place, with a total a few ticks better than Nezperce and a few short of McCall, and the 1A Kamiah boys placed third to the 2A squads in attendance, Orofino and McCall.

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Road win lifts Pirates in Whitepine League chase

Baseball

Clearwater Valley went into a double-header on the April 19 afternoon with thoughts of climbing the Whitepine League standings, but a two-run fifth and a two-run seventh dealt the Rams a 5-2 loss in the opening half.

Pirates top WPL standings, busy week ahead

Softball

Prairie’s softball squad overcame an unusual bit of scheduling and jumped to 5-0 atop the Whitepine League standings with a 15-5 win over Genesee last Wednesday, April 19. All the precipitation this spring precipitated a shift: Genesee was due for a home game, but agreed to relocate it to the neutral site on account of what the Lewiston Tribune described as “soggy field conditions.”

GHS girls place first at Kootenai Invitational

Track & Field

Last Saturday, April 22, the Grangeville track and field teams got a first look at the facility where state qualification will be held next month, and the GHS girls outscored competitors from nine teams, including 2A rival St. Maries.

Sports

Sports...in brief

GHS football camp forms due by May 1; New hunting, fishing license fees hit May 1; Moose, sheep, goat hunting applications due by April 30; Bowhunter Ed course scheduled May 6-7; Kooskia softball opens May 1; Golf league organizing; Fastpitch clinic coming April 29.

Tease photo

Shepherd raises S-R pole vault record

Track & Field

The Kubs, Pirates and Savages flags were among the nine flown last Friday night, April 21. The Prairie girls took second place, with a total a few ticks better than Nezperce and a few short of McCall, and the 1A Kamiah boys placed third to the 2A squads in attendance, Orofino and McCall.

Tease photo

Road win lifts Pirates in Whitepine League chase

Baseball

Clearwater Valley went into a double-header on the April 19 afternoon with thoughts of climbing the Whitepine League standings, but a two-run fifth and a two-run seventh dealt the Rams a 5-2 loss in the opening half.

News

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Madden retires after 40 years in banking; open house set for Friday

Peggy Madden of Cottonwood has spent the last 40 years in the banking industry, 34 of those years at Wells Fargo.

Opera House shares available for $500; concert set for this Friday night

Those who say they have an affinity for the Old Opera House in Kooskia are invited to put their money where their mouths are.

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It's Your Business: Mental health presentation is May 2

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 18. Idaho Public Television will air its Outdoor Idaho program called “Almost Canada.” This features Northern Idaho and should be of interest to locals!

Opinion

Elections again? What’s the deal? Clearing confusion on consolidation

Guest Opinion

What the heck? Didn’t we just have an election? Indeed, we did! A recent question to our office leads me to believe that there may be some voter confusion out there regarding where, when and how elections are consolidated. Allow me to briefly explain.

Land donation: to sell or to develop?

Editorial

A generous land donation has left the City of Grangeville with a new baby on its doorstep; it’s precious, yes, but what to do with it in the long term?

Keep the opera house the Opera House

Letter to the Editor

Currently, the Old Opera House Arts Committee is attempting to purchase the building to keep as a performance venue rather than have it sold to others who would remodel for another use....

Community

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Grangeville Farmers’ Market: ‘Meet, Greet and Eat’ on tap for this Sunday

The Grangeville Farmers’ Market will be hosting its third annual “Meet, Greet and Eat” event Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m. The gathering will be held at the Soltman Center, across Main Street from the Syringa Hospital in Grangeville.

Cottonwood News: Knights cleanup set for Saturday, April 29

The farmers are getting anxious to get in the field. Usually by this time some of the planting is done. But the rain is not cooperating. At least the pastures are nice and green. The cows will probably be going out soon. Then I won’t have any baby calves to watch out my window. At least they will be happy to be on green grass.

Lowell / Syringa News: Just waiting on the sunshine

Alan and Mary Hamilton were up on the Lochsa last weekend with some friends from McCall, and the “Ladies on the Lochsa,” a group of kayakers from mostly Montana joined forces at Wilderness Gateway to get out on the river as well. Cloudy skies and rain all week. It’s just a way of life in Lowell! Too early to mow the lawn.