Controlled tag purchase deadline coming up

Big game hunters who were drawn in controlled hunt drawings for deer, elk, antelope and bear have only until Aug. 1 to purchase their tags. Any tags not purchased by that date will be forfeited.


Swimming, golf results.

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Bar None

These are the all-around winners of the Triple Bar Drill Team O-Mok-See held last Sunday, July 27.

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Wood Chips

Terry Wood chipped this one just past the No. 9 hole on the final night of men’s league play July 23 at Grangeville Country Club. brief

GHS football parents meeting slated Aug. 7; ‘Raspberry ’ fun run goes Aug. 3; Football camp set Aug. 11-12; ‘Riggins Salmon Run’ fun run set to go Sept. 13; City softball showdown scheduled; St. Mary’s Hospital golf scramble set; JAKES Day all set for Aug. 9.

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IDFG pursues Dixie-area whitetail deer waste

Someone picked the day the United States celebrates its freedom to mock another of the nation’s great traditions: hunting. And it wasn’t the first time.

Wilderness wolves win a reprieve

IDFG winter culling postponed until 2015

Faced with a legal challenge by conservationists and an imminent hearing before a federal appeals court, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (“IDFG”) has abandoned its plan to resume a professional wolf-killing program in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness during the coming winter.

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Locals lost, found in the Gospels

Just days after his famous sister visited the area, Dr. Jerad Pikus and three of his kids spent an unplanned night in wilderness.

6th annual JAKES Day scheduled for Aug. 9

Summers, Saturdays and the Great Outdoors were made for each other, but the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) came up with JAKES Day just for kids.

Board discounts second tag prices

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission reduced the price of unsold nonresident deer and elk tags to be sold as second tags. The following discounts will be available to resident and non-resident hunters purchasing second tags in 2014.

Comments sought on proposed sage-grouse hunting seasons

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking public input on sage-grouse hunting proposals.

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Oh So Close

Margie Gortsema nearly holed out her second shot on the Par 3 No. 9 last Sunday, July 20, at Grangeville Country Club’s annual Couples Tournament. She and her husband, Ken, wound up with the best two-day net score in the top flight.

Welborn finishes CDA Ironman in 11 hours

Ryan Welborn, son of Lynn and Jim Welborn and 1996 Grangeville High graduate, has gone on to a career in the United States Marine Corps.

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Little League All-Stars

Grangeville’s Little League All-Stars placed third in the annual Ken Heath Memorial Tournament held July 11-12.

Burke, Barton top flight at couples tourney

A total of 54 golfers — 27 pairs — found green fairways and tough pin placements at Grangeville Country Club (GCC) for the annual Super 8 Couples Tournament last weekend, July 19-20.