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Pirates ‘on to state’

Prairie’s volleyball team punched a ticket to the 1AD1 state tournament, with the Pirates to play at 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at Skyview High School in Nampa, as the first or second seed out of District II.

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Bulldogs wrap perfect regular season

Former Maniac Brandon Stump ran wild last Friday night, Oct. 12, and Grangeville locked up the Central Idaho League’s top seed for the state tournament with a 52-27 win at Orofino.

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Bulldog soccer boys battle Bonners Ferry within a goal

Grangeville’s boys soccer team played powerhouse Bonners Ferry within a goal last Thursday, Oct. 11; Bonners hadn’t lost to an Idaho-based team all season and beat Grangeville 1-0 to reach the district tournament final against Timberlake.

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Prairie runs over Kamiah, leads Whitepine League

Before the hosts honored their 2008 title team at halftime, Prairie’s performance on the field reminded everyone in attendance that the Pirates have been the Whitepine League’s premier team since then. Prairie has posted five seasons with two or fewer losses during the years since that title, including down years in 2011 and 2012 as well as an undefeated state title season in 2014 and one-loss seasons in 2015 and 2017.

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Pumpkin patch brings joy to kids as well as gardener

Scott and Cindy Godfrey invited more than 50 kids to their home on Vrieling Road last week to pick out a pumpkin at their patch. “It’s all Cindy,” smiled Scott, welcoming kids from Kinder Ready and Kids Klub on Friday, Oct. 12. Kinder Sprouts came out the day before. Cindy is the executive director of Kids Klub, Inc.

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Proposed FD district not warranted for area say opponents

“The main opposition is we don’t want government to get its hand in our pockets,” Spenner said. “This is something we can take care of on our own.” “Once this tax is passed,” he continued, “you can’t ever get rid of it; it just gets bigger and bigger.”

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No search leads into Johnson, Woods missing since Oct. 5

Despite an extensive ground and air search, no signs have been found of two people who have been reported missing since Oct. 5. Terrence Woods, Jr., 27, of Maryland, was with a documentary film crew in the Orogrande area near the Penman Mine. Connie Johnson, 76, of Nezperce, was a hunting camp cook up the Selway in the Fog Mountain area near Big Rock.

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Region’s plastic recycling capability quietly died

A major part of the region’s recycling capability passed quietly away last month. Locally, the time of departure was marked at about 10:49 a.m. Sept. 4, when the Idaho County Commission approved a motion to discontinue collection of plastic by Lewis Clark Recyclers. The cause was a massive market failure, brought on in part by a trade war and policy changes that have seen China stop accepting plastic waste from all over the world.

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State, tribe executives plan to meet on Central Idaho Land Exchange proposal

During the four months since the announcement of the state’s new effort to explore an idea for undoing the checkerboard ownership pattern of the Lochsa River headwaters, the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) has participated in conversation with environmentalists regarding the values they see at stake in a change of ownership of Western Pacific Timber land.

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The Wylde Hare opens on Main Street; Grand opening is today, Oct. 17

This week, Grangeville gained a bit more craftiness. The Wylde Hare opened at 227 Main Street, by Radio Shack (former home to The Book Shoppe). Owner Laurie Rockwell opened the shop’s doors on Monday and will be host to the shop’s grand opening today, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The store will be open those hours Mondays through Saturdays.

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New Medicare cards on the way in Idaho

The newer, safer version of the Medicare identification card is on its way to Idahoans who utilize the federal health plan. Unveiled in the spring, the new ID card is designed to help prevent fraud and identity theft. Updated cards are now being mailed automatically at no cost to Idaho residents and should arrive within the next few weeks.

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It's Your Business: Food bank in desperate need

Camas Prairie Food Bank (CPFB) in Grangeville is in desperate need of soups and other packaged food items such as Top Ramen and macaroni/rice packet mixes. Note the soups needed currently are eating soups as opposed to cream soups for cooking purposes. With the continued CPFB need, manager Carlene Whitesell encourages the community for its support, dropping off food items at the center (411 East North Street, behind Les Schwab Tire Center) during both its operation hours and after-hours. For questions call 208-507-2365.

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