Andrew Ottoson

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Grangeville tops Orofino on senior night

Grangeville defeated Orofino (25-9, 25-13, 20-25, 25-14) Thursday night and will be seeded higher than the Maniacs when the 2A District I-II tournament opens on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Commission enlists Veritas Research Consulting for federal lands fight

Doyel Shamley of Nevada-based Veritas Research Consulting will accompany and advise Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik in visits with Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests officials later this month.

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Bulldogs crush St. Maries in key CIL showdown

After a week of shuffling players into new roles in the wake of a narrow loss in their Central Idaho League opener earlier this month, the Bulldogs played near-perfect defense in a lopsided win over St. Maries last Friday night, Oct. 10...

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Parents to propose 2015 GHS girls soccer squad at Oct. 20 board meeting

At the upcoming Mountain View School District 244 board meeting Grangeville Youth Soccer organizers — a group of seven families strongly committed to the local program for ages kindergarten through sixth grade — will ask the board to consider launching a fall varsity girls soccer team.

Travel plan lawsuit takes step toward settlement in fed court

The U.S. Forest Service is asking a federal judge for a mulligan on a travel planning decision at the heart of its years-long court battle with the Idaho State Snowmobile Association (ISSA) and Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC).

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Bulldogs eye revenge match vs. Orofino Oct. 16

A contest for control of the Central Idaho League’s top seed spun out of Grangeville’s grip despite the Bulldogs building early leads during three of the four games on Sept. 30.

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Top of Her Game

Clearwater Valley High School (class of ’96) alum Callie McPhee won the Idaho High School Activities Association’s state “Official of the Year” award by vote of IHSAA members for her work last season.

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Grangeville 42, Lake City JV 14: Bulldogs brace for league play

With Central Idaho League play set to open on Friday night, Oct. 3, at Orofino, Grangeville whipped the Lake City JV 42-14.

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Prairie 64, CV 8: Pirates keep pace with WPL leaders

If not for a new drainage system installed at Prairie’s field during the off-season, a midweek storm may have made a slog out of the game last Friday night, Sept. 26.

New life for land exchange: WPT delivers Lochsa plan to legislators

Western Pacific Timber (WPT) delivered an Upper Lochsa Land Exchange proposal to the offices of Sen. Jim Risch, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador last Monday, Sept. 22.

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