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GHS locks up district's #1 seed

Less than five minutes into Friday's game, Grangeville had a point total it would take Coeur d'Alene Charter most of three quarters to match.

District II girls basketball tournament brackets announced

The 1AD1 District II championship game will be played at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the LCSC Activity Center.

County investigating thousands in cash found at property

Who left a sealed container of tens of thousands of dollars at a remote Keuterville property, and why? Investigators are “looking into possible reasons,” according to Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings, and whether criminal intent, if any, may be involved.

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Warm temps bad for tubing: Decision by Friday to close tube hill; ski slopes active

Sun worshipers may be enjoying unseasonably warm temperatures, but the rising mercury hasn’t been good for both snow levels and attendance numbers at Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Hill.

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Open Lions Park to pooches? Council hears request for dog cleanup stations

With disc golf up and running at Grangeville Lions Park, organizer Kevin Asker is hoping the public facility goes to the dogs.

Sports

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GHS locks up district's #1 seed

Less than five minutes into Friday's game, Grangeville had a point total it would take Coeur d'Alene Charter most of three quarters to match.

District II girls basketball tournament brackets announced

The 1AD1 District II championship game will be played at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the LCSC Activity Center.

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Heitman Strikes Back

Prairie’s Kellie Heitman was caught in a cradle and nearly pinned by her opponent during one of the early matches at the Central Idaho League all-stars dual Jan. 20 in Grangeville, but she kicked free of the near-fall and came back to pin her Moscow opponent.

News

County investigating thousands in cash found at property

Who left a sealed container of tens of thousands of dollars at a remote Keuterville property, and why? Investigators are “looking into possible reasons,” according to Idaho County Sheriff Doug Giddings, and whether criminal intent, if any, may be involved.

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Open Lions Park to pooches? Council hears request for dog cleanup stations

With disc golf up and running at Grangeville Lions Park, organizer Kevin Asker is hoping the public facility goes to the dogs.

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Warm temps bad for tubing: Decision by Friday to close tube hill; ski slopes active

Sun worshipers may be enjoying unseasonably warm temperatures, but the rising mercury hasn’t been good for both snow levels and attendance numbers at Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Hill.

Opinion

Measure of local control for rural districts in tapping alumni

The topic of education funding in Idaho gets folks from zero to 100 mph in a hurry. When Governor Butch Otter hosted the Capital for a Day event in Kamiah Jan. 16, he and state officials got the brunt of local frustration with both barrels. Here are two quotes drawn from the Lewiston Tribune of that day’s questioning:

Pro-wolf movement should support accurate, scientific animal count

Estimating – as grade-school students learn at young ages – is a way of counting that is useful for figuring out the number of small things inside a bigger thing. But when a state wildlife biologist sets out to estimate the number of wolves in Idaho, she does not gaze at a map like a child guessing blindly at the number of M&Ms a gallon jar may hold. Instead, wildlife biologists rely on scientific methods.

U.S. medicine: best treatment but worst delivery system

Letter: James Lawyer Grangeville

The statistics are both awesome and surprising. It is well-known that this country has some of the best medical treatments but also the worst medical treatment delivery system in the world.

Community

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Hausladen’s DAR essay takes first place Ellis Island topic of contest

A regional essay contest made way for Grangeville Elementary Middle School social studies teacher Betty Nafziger to open a new historical chapter for her eighth grade students.

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Tempus Fugit: January 28, 2015

A look at the history of Idaho County

CVRA elects new officers for 2015

A Valentine’s Day musical program will be presented at the Clearwater meal center luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at noon. Felicia Seigler will accompany her sister, Susanna, on the piano and she will sing a few “old time” Valentine’s Day songs such as “Red Roses for a Blue Lady,” etc.