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Chinook season opened June 3

The Idaho Fish and Game commission reopened spring chinook salmon fishing on portions of the Clearwater River and the Little and Lower Salmon Rivers starting June 3.

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Golf results.

Free Fishing Day is June 10

Idaho's Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 10, with events scheduled 9 a.m. to noon at three Idaho County locations: Fenn Pond along the Selway, Wilkins Pond near Grangeville, Karolyn's Pond near Elk City.

Big Water Blowout set for weekend in Riggins

The 19th annual Big Water Blowout River Festival in Riggins is set for Saturday, June 3. Participants on the water or from the banks can view the rafting action in the Class III and IV rapids in the second deepest gorge in North America.

Sports...in brief

GHS cheer clinic scheduled June 8; Lindsley throws all-America discus; ‘Hill of It’ ride slated Saturday, June 2; Bulldog Tennis Camp set June 13-15; 5K fund-raiser planned for June 17; Basketball camp scheduled June 5-7; Basketball camp set June 5-8 in Nezperce.

White Bird Rodeo entries open June 5

The key date for Idaho Cowboys Association cardholders who want to enter the White Bird Rodeo is June 5, and callbacks will be June 6. Rodeo fans and spectators can circle June 16-17, when the full slate of rodeo action will go at the arena near Twin Bridges, six miles south of White Bird.

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Fischer named SSCI ‘officer of the year’

This spring, district conservation officer George Fischer received an award he called “the pinnacle of recognition for wildlife officers” — the 2016 Shikar-Safari Club International “officer of the year” award.

Edwards, Olsen qualify for Silver State Rodeo

After three days of rodeo competition in the Idaho State Junior High School Finals in Pocatello, May 26-28, two Clearwater Valley junior high students qualified for the Silver State Invitational Rodeo to be held at the Winnemucca Events Center in Winnemucca, Nev., July 3-8.

Controlled hunt tag drawing deadlines Monday, June 5

Hunters have until midnight Monday, June 5 to apply for this fall's deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear and turkey controlled hunts.

Scorecard

Golf results.

Uptmor to run at College of Idaho

Next Level Athlete

Having run distance for the 2017 state champion Prairie Pirates Chaye Uptmor is headed to Caldwell on scholarship this fall, where she plans to study health and human sciences and psychology and, eventually, to pursue a degree in occupational therapy.

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Branson to play basketball at Blue Mountain

Gavin Branson will pursue an education degree on scholarship at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore., with an eye on becoming a history teacher — and towards becoming a basketball coach.

GHS cheerleading meeting, clinic set for June 7-8

An organizational meeting for Grangeville High School Coed Cheer is set for Wednesday, June 7. 6:30 p.m., at the GHS library.

Lindsley throws All-America discus at NAIA championships

Juston Lindsley made College of Idaho history at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, May 26, becoming the first thrower to earn All-America honors. He finished fifth in the discus with a throw of 169-01.75, a school record.

F&G board to reconsider chinook fishing closures at June 2 meeting

On Friday, June 2, the Fish and Game Commission will meet via conference call to consider a proposal to reopen fishing for spring chinook salmon on the Little Salmon River, and to open summer chinook salmon seasons on the Clearwater, South Fork Salmon and upper Salmon River.