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Runoff from heavy rains fill pool at Jerry Johnson rec site

On or about March 17, 2017, the upper (largest) hot spring pool at Jerry Johnson recreation site, located along Highway 12 on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, was completely filled with silt and debris from heavy rains and high runoff.

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Bulldogs win opener at CV


Clearwater Valley handed opening day starter Keiran Owens a 7-0 lead two innings into the Rams’ first game of the season. But in the course of hosting Grangeville, CV’s bats went quiet last Tuesday afternoon, March 14.

Young GHS squad tastes Vollmer Bowl

Track & Field

For so many Grangeville track and field athletes, the competition last Saturday, March 18, was their first.

Loughran doubles; Pfefferkorn, Rives open on top

Track & Field

The Clearwater Valley boys placed third as a team behind Deer Park and Troy last Saturday, March 18, and the CV girls took fourth behind three out-of-state teams.

Estimated 600K juvenile Kooskia hatchery chinook lost to mechanical failure last Friday

Approximately 600,000 juvenile spring chinook died at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery during the early morning hours of Friday, March 17, when power to the water recirculation system was lost. brief

Chinook fishing set; Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Youth baseball sign-ups slated; Turkey Federation banquet coming up; Softball clinic slated; Grangeville places third in shoot-off.

Grangeville dominates at Lewiston


Grangeville’s tennis squad won most of its matches Monday night, March 20, largely on the strength of the team’s returning state qualifiers, but also by way of a good start from a slew of first-year competitors.


Sweeney Invitational, Central Idaho Invitational, bowling results.

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Adkison socks two home runs

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville sophomore Chase Adkison socked two home runs last week.

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Wimer Field upgrades pitched to Cottonwood council

Cottonwood Youth Sports asks for procedural policy

“It’s not a full donation. I know it’s not going to be something that will happen right away,” he said. “What I’m trying to see is what would be allowable from the city, what the city would like to see, how we proceed forward from this point.”

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Wimer Field upgrades pitched to City of Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD – The City of Cottonwood heard about potential upgrades on the softball field at Wimer Field at its Monday, March 13 meeting.

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South Fork Clearwater steelhead collection for brood stock

What’s the catch? Improving fish runs

“This is quite a boost to this area,” noted Stan Hawkins, fisheries technician, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. brief

Turkey Federation banquet coming up; Youth baseball sign-ups slated; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; Fish Creek grooming wraps, Snowhaven shuts down for season; Turkey tag drawing results online

State’s 10-year wildlife action plan renewed

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently approved Idaho’s State Wildlife Action Plan, which renews the plan for about a decade and means the Idaho Department of Fish and Game will continue to get $550,000 in federal money.

Migratory bird hunting seasons get public review

Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the upcoming migratory game bird seasons.