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Bighorn sheep being captured in Hells Canyon

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plan to capture 100 bighorn sheep in five Hells Canyon herds by Feb. 14 as part of the ongoing Hells Canyon Initiative to restore bighorn sheep populations. Bighorn sheep will be captured by net gunning from a helicopter and brought to a processing site near the capture location.

Scorecard

Trapshooting, bowling results.

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Kelley, GHS reach district final

Bulldog of the Week

Grangeville senior forward Rachel Kelley scored 11 points and the GHS girls topped Orofino 53-34 on the first night of the District II basketball tournament last Saturday, Feb. 4.

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Stokes, boys staying focused

The Grangeville boys need to stay focused, senior guard Luke Stokes said Tuesday, Jan. 31, the morning after Prairie handed the Bulldogs a 68-40 loss.Stokes, boys staying focused

Scorecard

Trapshooting, bowling results.

Lawmakers bounce price lock, crop depredation bills

During last week’s Idaho Fish and Game Commission annual meeting in Boise, House Resources and Conservation Committee Chairman Rep. Marcus Gibbs of Grace, returned two Idaho Fish and Game legislative proposals to the Fish and Game Commission. Gibbs informed the F&G commissioners neither proposal will receive a committee print hearing, where the committee determines whether a proposal will be printed and numbered as a bill.

F&G sets moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat hunting rules

Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Jan. 26 adopted new rules for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat for the 2017-18 hunting seasons, including some changes listed below.

Feeding sites off-limits to wolf hunters

With Idaho Fish and Game winter feeding big game in areas of southern Idaho, hunters are reminded that mountain lions and gray wolves may not be hunted or pursued within one-half mile of any active Fish and Game big game feeding site. In addition, wolves cannot be trapped within the same distance.

Barger qualifies for state hoop shoot, to be held in Grangeville

For the first time, the annual Elks Hoop Shoot state championship will be held in Grangeville. It’s set for Feb. 4, and the six first-placers at the district shoot held last Saturday in Lewiston qualified.

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Bulldogs turn to Adams

The Bulldogs have a new head football coach.

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SR girls lock top seed

Basketball

The Salmon River girls had taken an unexpected loss on a last-second shot against Tri Valley earlier this season, but made certain no late twist of luck could turn around the final score last Saturday night, Jan. 28, routing the Titans 63-30 on the strength of Maddy Tucker’s 35 points.

Sports...in brief

Football squad’s annual Boise State camp trip scheduled; Hunter ed course slated Feb. 6-18; Friends of NRA banquet coming up; RMEF local chapter sets April 22 banquet; Public meeting set.

Sports...in brief

Country club members to meet Jan. 28; Hunter ed course slated Feb. 6-18; Apply for spring bear controlled hunts now; Trapper ed courses offered Jan. 29; Friends of NRA banquet coming up.

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Jacks hold CIL top seed with three weeks to go

Boys basketball

The Bulldogs had chewed through St. Maries’ early lead, but the visiting Lumberjacks went on to win a key Central Idaho League game 59-55 last Saturday, Jan. 21.

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St. Maries tops district tourney seeds with ‘W’

Girls basketball

The GHS girls celebrated their seniors last Saturday, Jan. 21, and through two-and-a-half quarters, they kept visiting St. Maries off-balance.