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Wrestlers compete tonight in Cottonwood

Prairie will host that school's only home wrestling event of the season starting at 5 p.m., and tonight's dual will mark the first Central Idaho League event of the season. Clearwater Valley/Kamiah co-op and Grangeville wrestlers will be competing, as will Orofino and Potlatch. Elsewhere, in girls basketball action, tonight holds the Grangeville league opener, a cross-county contest with Prairie at Kamiah and, perhaps, CV's first win of the season. In boys basketball action, Grangeville visits Clearwater Valley and Prairie travels to Troy.

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Series of snow events begins Thursday night

Valleys to expect 'impressive totals;' potential impact to ground, air travel

More snow is on its way for Idaho County in a series of forecasted systems set to start Thursday evening, Dec. 8. Multiple rounds are expected, according to a Dec. 7 video briefing by the National Weather Service Missoula office, with Thursday beginning a four- or five-day period where many valleys will see accumulating snow each day.

Scorecard

December high school sports schedules, basketball, wrestling and bowling results.

Aerial game surveys slated

Beginning in early December, Fish and Game staff will be flying to get a closer look at deer numbers, including through low-level helicopter surveys planned throughout the state.

Bringing home the bull: managing elk and your mojo

Ask Bwana

Hey there, Thomas! You have a couple of good questions, so let’s tackle your manly troubles first.

Sports

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Wrestlers compete tonight in Cottonwood

Prairie will host that school's only home wrestling event of the season starting at 5 p.m., and tonight's dual will mark the first Central Idaho League event of the season. Clearwater Valley/Kamiah co-op and Grangeville wrestlers will be competing, as will Orofino and Potlatch. Elsewhere, in girls basketball action, tonight holds the Grangeville league opener, a cross-county contest with Prairie at Kamiah and, perhaps, CV's first win of the season. In boys basketball action, Grangeville visits Clearwater Valley and Prairie travels to Troy.

Scorecard

December high school sports schedules, basketball, wrestling and bowling results.

Aerial game surveys slated

Beginning in early December, Fish and Game staff will be flying to get a closer look at deer numbers, including through low-level helicopter surveys planned throughout the state.

News

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Series of snow events begins Thursday night

Valleys to expect 'impressive totals;' potential impact to ground, air travel

More snow is on its way for Idaho County in a series of forecasted systems set to start Thursday evening, Dec. 8. Multiple rounds are expected, according to a Dec. 7 video briefing by the National Weather Service Missoula office, with Thursday beginning a four- or five-day period where many valleys will see accumulating snow each day.

$1M work proposed for bridge

Comment due Dec. 10 SH13 project at Butcher Creek

Butcher Creek Bridge on State Highway 13 is being proposed for $1 million in replacement work by the Idaho Transportation Department. This is one of 26 such projects ITD proposes for implementation throughout the state, pending available funding.

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Food bank seeks to meet seasonal needs in region

Putting meals on table:

We’re all thinking of the upcoming yummy holiday treats. However, in the midst of personal blessings, there are also great needs within the community.

Opinion

Human experience conveys more meaning than a date

Editorial

Three-quarters of a century ago, on this date, Dec. 7, Imperial Japanese forces launched a surprise aerial attack on the U.S. Naval facilities at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; the event enraged the nation and launched U.S. involvement in World War II. We all know the story. Or do we?

Understanding promise of America

Guest Opinion

So, the Democrats want to hold the incoming party accountable. They might start by understanding what America is. That America is the opportunity for the individual to achieve their dreams.

Price lock way to secure IFG funding

Guest Opinion

Your license dollars are critical both to daily wildlife management, and in the legacy of wildlife conservation that started in Idaho more than 75 years ago.

Community

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Andrews take helm of Pleasant View Baptist

Though Mike and Debbie Andrews were literally headed to the other side of the United States in August, God had other plans for the couple. Mike is the new pastor at Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird, replacing Charlie Stefani who recently retired.

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Martin to make first profession Dec. 8

On Thursday, Dec. 8 — Feast of the Immaculate Conception — Karen Martin will make her first monastic profession at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, leaving the novice phase of formation to become a sister of the Benedictine community in Cottonwood. She will make her profession at 1:30 p.m.

Sister Mary’s Children fund-raiser a success

Organizers for the first Sister Mary’s Children, Inc, 501(c)3 Non-Profit’s Fund-raiser, held Nov. 5, state it was “an astounding success!” “You contributed $20,000 to benefit the lives of some extra special children!” stated a news release. “It far exceeded our wildest dreams.