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Community garden gets more beds: Grangeville Lions donate time to build 16 boxes

Thanks to the Grangeville Lions and a host of donations the Camas Prairie Food Bank’s community garden will have at least another 16 garden beds this summer.

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High water likely into the summer

Resurgent snowpacks to boost regional river flow levels

Thanks to one of the wettest two-month stretches ever seen by Clearwater River basin water scientists, the drainage’s snowpack grew to about 35 percent above normal as of April 1. That’s despite starting the water year with four consecutive below-average months of precipitation, according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s monthly water supply outlook.

Surprise! You owe tax money. What?!

Haven’t received your tax refund yet? There’s a chance it might not be coming. The Washington Post recently reported on several taxpayers who are being held responsible for some very old debts. Mary Grice of Maryland had her refund of nearly $3,000 taken – without notice — to pay for a supposed overpayment.

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Easter activities

Easter activities.

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Barn Quilts Up

Barn quilt hangings recently went up on the Camas Prairie: “Labyrinth” at the Chad Jungert barn at the Johnston and Tolo Lake roads intersection; “54-40 or Fight” at Bear Den RV Park on U.S.

Sports

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Gobble, Gobble

The regular season opened April 15. “Turkey numbers are still down a bit from a series of wet, cold springs; however an OK hatch from last year has a few more birds available,” conservation officer George Fischer said.

Softball: PHS goes 3-for-4 at tourney

Reigning 2A state champion Malad out-played the Pirates at the four-game Glenns Ferry Tournament last weekend, April 11-12, but the Pirates — 1A runners-up last year — handled the rest of the competition well enough to win. North Fremont imploded during the bottom of the third inning last Friday, as PHS ran off 15 runs to stake out a 23-0 victory.

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Whole Lotta Horns

Bill Lancaster of Payette brought a truckload of about 5,000 pounds of elk and deer antlers through Grangeville last Thursday, April 10.