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Chinook fishing season to open April 25

The Fish and Game Commission has approved seasons and rules for the earliest of Idaho’s chinook salmon fishing. The seasons and rules approved by the commission are based on a projected sport harvest of approximately 11,700 adipose clipped chinook salmon in the Clearwater, Snake, lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers.

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Suspect found ‘dangerously mentally ill’: Godwin murder trial put on hold

The suspect in last year’s murder of a Kooskia man has been declared mentally incompetent, delaying trial in the case into mid-year.

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Practicing to Care: Fire Academy offers hands-on training

The ninth annual Clearwater Fire Academy was held last Friday through Sunday, March 20-22, in Orofino.

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Runway project: FAA priority but ‘not a sure thing’

Final design plans on the proposed $8 million Idaho County Airport runway reconstruction project await Federal Aviation Administration approval, likely within the week. And then there’s just securing the funding.

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Seeing Double: Having twin calves in beef cows

Twin calves born to ranch cows are a mixed blessing. They bring extra profit to the rancher, but require extra work during an already busy time of the year.

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Chinook fishing season to open April 25

The Fish and Game Commission has approved seasons and rules for the earliest of Idaho’s chinook salmon fishing. The seasons and rules approved by the commission are based on a projected sport harvest of approximately 11,700 adipose clipped chinook salmon in the Clearwater, Snake, lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers.

Baseball: Weather scrubs some games; GHS gets Nadiger’s first ‘W’

Grangeville won one for new coach Lee Nadiger — and the Bulldogs came within one hit of a second win at the Asotin Tournament last Friday and Saturday, March 20-21.

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Kubs Launch

Reigning 1A shot put champion Brooke Eades (right) ramped up her senior season best to 37 feet, 2.5 inches last Saturday, March 21, at the Lewiston Invitational. She placed third in a field that also included shot putters from Walla Walla and Pullman.

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Suspect found ‘dangerously mentally ill’: Godwin murder trial put on hold

The suspect in last year’s murder of a Kooskia man has been declared mentally incompetent, delaying trial in the case into mid-year.

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Practicing to Care: Fire Academy offers hands-on training

The ninth annual Clearwater Fire Academy was held last Friday through Sunday, March 20-22, in Orofino.

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Seeing Double: Having twin calves in beef cows

Twin calves born to ranch cows are a mixed blessing. They bring extra profit to the rancher, but require extra work during an already busy time of the year.

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Bad Idea

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Let offenders learn, grow from mistakes

Across our desk came notice of $30.5 million being made available from the U.S. Department of Labor in “Face Forward” grants. The program helps youth between the ages of 14 to 24 in communities with high poverty and high crime rates with occupational training and credentials that, according to the program, “help them open the door to career success.”

Sen. Nuxoll: don’t apologize for the truth

Letter: Ken Carpenter Grangeville

Over the years, in reading the letters to the editor, I have observed some things. The less a person knows about a subject the more vitriolic they are inclined to be. When someone exposes their unwholesome lifestyle the viler they tend to become. The Christian seems to be the only one who is not allowed to live according to the teachings of their Holy Book.

Community

Kooskia Kiosk turns 20 — celebrate with a rake

Kooskia, Kamiah News

You are all invited to a birthday party on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Affirming the rice? Students show how words can help, hurt

GEMS science fair highlights students’ work

Did you ever wonder what cooked rice would do if you yelled at it daily, told it you hated it and ignored it in-between?

Roll-off bin ready for yard waste

Cottonwood News

The annual Cottonwood Community Cleanup roll-off bin will be at the corner of Idaho and 2nd South Street (near the city shop) until May 1 for inert waste such as yard waste, branches and clean out the garage stuff. It is not intended for household trash, hazardous waste or animal waste.