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Pretty in Pink

Fruit trees are in bloom at the Killgore orchard near the Hammer Creek Bridge south of White Bird. The first day of spring was last Friday, March 20.

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Suspect found ‘dangerously mentally ill’: Godwin murder trial put on hold

The suspect in last year’s murder of a Kooskia man has been declared mentally incompetent, delaying trial in the case into mid-year.

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Runway project: FAA priority but ‘not a sure thing’

Final design plans on the proposed $8 million Idaho County Airport runway reconstruction project await Federal Aviation Administration approval, likely within the week. And then there’s just securing the funding.

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‘Jungle Book’ swings through Cottonwood

“I’ve been doing this for a few years now and am always amazed how they are able to pull it together and make it come out great,” smiled Erin Shears.

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GHS Students Of The Month

Students of the month for February at Grangeville High School were (L-R) Skylar Herman, Matthew Payne, Ethan Herman and Taylor Wilkins.

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Practicing to Care: Fire Academy offers hands-on training

The ninth annual Clearwater Fire Academy was held last Friday through Sunday, March 20-22, in Orofino.

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Sports

    Chinook fishing season to open April 25

    The Fish and Game Commission has approved seasons and rules for the earliest of Idaho’s chinook salmon fishing. The seasons and rules approved by the commission are based on a projected sport harvest of approximately 11,700 adipose clipped chinook salmon in the Clearwater, Snake, lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers.

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    Track & Field: Lindsley eyes Hill’s school record

    If spring has sprung early across the region, it seems to have sprung best in Grangeville. While much of the squad spent last week on a band trip, several of the Bulldogs distinguished themselves at the Lewiston Invitational last Saturday, March 21. Two seniors — Drew Lindsley and Kaleala Bass — not only staked out some of the best marks seen anywhere in Idaho’s 2A classification, they also added their names to the Lewiston Invitational’s record book.

    Baseball: Weather scrubs some games; GHS gets Nadiger’s first ‘W’

    Grangeville won one for new coach Lee Nadiger — and the Bulldogs came within one hit of a second win at the Asotin Tournament last Friday and Saturday, March 20-21.

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    Kubs Launch

    Reigning 1A shot put champion Brooke Eades (right) ramped up her senior season best to 37 feet, 2.5 inches last Saturday, March 21, at the Lewiston Invitational. She placed third in a field that also included shot putters from Walla Walla and Pullman.