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Fish and Game temporarily halts online license and tag sales

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game on Wednesday announced it has temporarily suspended the sale of licenses and tags online after being notified that its online license vendor’s computer system was breached. The State of Idaho online licensing system will be down indefinitely until state officials can ensure the public’s information will be secure.

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Danly to join Walla Walla softball program

Next level athletes

Prairie Pirates softball standout Hailey Danly — a talented setter with the PHS volleyball program — is headed to Walla Walla Community College for college softball and pre-engineering. brief

Football season opens Friday at Moscow; Volleyball opens at Kendrick Thursday, home opener Sept. 1; Soccer squad to meet Intermountain foes halfway, at Orofino; 2016 KYRO youth football, cheer sign-ups set; GEMS football, Lions Youth Football start this week; Fall hunter ed class starts soon.

Bowling leagues starting up

The 2016-2017 bowling season is just around the corner. Most leagues in the Central Idaho USBC Bowling Association will begin the week of or following Labor Day.


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PHS sports set to go

Prairie Pirates volleyball season begins at PHS Thursday, Aug. 25, against Kamiah. The C Team will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by JV and varsity.

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State agency looks to secure S.F. Clearwater River fishing access at Harpster, aims to keep anglers from being shut out

IDFG working to buy Scott property

A popular fishing and swimming spot in Harpster may become public property, if the sale of a nine-acre private tract of riverbed goes forward this fall.

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Bulldogs take the field for first-ever soccer match

The Grangeville High School soccer team took the field for the first time Saturday, Aug. 20 at Moscow, where the Bears' big advantages -- size, experience, numbers and the home field -- proved too much for the upstarts to overcome.

CORRECTION: GEMS football, Grangeville Lions Youth Football start next week

GEMS Football Parent Meeting and Sign-Ups will take place 5:30-6 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Community Room at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. The GEMS team is open to seventh and eighth graders attending GEMS. Grangeville Lions Youth Football League gear will be handed out on Aug. 25. This team is open to all fifth and sixth graders. Contact Todd Marek at 983-2100 or Jonico Charley at 507-0591 for information.

Second elk tags offered on discount until Sept. 1

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission reduced the price for second elk tags if purchased during August, and hunters are taking advantage of the savings.

Fall hunter ed class starts soon

The first — and possibly only — official hunter education and gun safety course of the fall is set to run Aug. 29-Sept. 10, with class size limited to 25.

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Uhlenkott to join Blue Mountain volleyball squad

Next level athletes

Among the many aspects of her athletic ability, Krystin Uhlenkott’s ability to jump high and spike hard stands out in hindsight — not only for how that skill made her one of setter Hailey Danly’s go-to girls, but also for propelling her all the way to Pendleton, Ore.

32,800 fall run chinook forecast; season to open Sept. 1

Fall chinook season is set to open next month, with Sept. 1 to mark the first day of the season on parts of the Snake, Clearwater and Salmon rivers. brief

Flamingo Fun Run fund-raiser set Oct. 8; St. Mary’s Hospital plans 17th Annual golf scramble; Soccer sign-ups set; GEMS football sign-ups open; Football season opens Aug. 26 at Moscow; Volleyball opener at Kendrick Aug. 25, home opener Sept. 1; Soccer teams to play first games Aug. 20.

Wolf trapping courses on offer in G’ville, Lewiston

Idaho rules require prospective wolf trappers to successfully complete a Wolf Trapper Certification course before they can purchase wolf trapping tags.