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KYRO signups slated April 10

KOOSKIA – Youth baseball and softball registration is coming up April 10, and KYRO organizer Josh Bradley is looking for coaches.

Baseball and softball age groupings are the same for the youngest participants, with T-Ball ($25) for ages 4-6 and machine pitch ($45) for ages 7-9. Cal Ripkin live pitch baseball ($50) is open to boys ages 10-12 and Babe Ruth ($60) is open to boys ages 13-15. Girls softball ($50) is open to ages 10-15.

“Practices start near the end of April and the season wraps up by the end of June,” Bradley said. “T-Ball starts in late May.”

Contact Bradley at 406-250-1594 or

Grangeville Babe Ruth Baseball forms available; parents meeting set April 11

GRANGEVILLE – Sign up forms for Babe Ruth Baseball are available at the GEMS and GHS offices through April 11. Paperwork should be filled out and player’s parent should bring it to the signup and information meeting at 7 p.m. April 11 at the GEMS Community Room. Medical waiver will need to be completed at the April 11 meeting. Players born prior to May 1, 2005, and after May 1, 2002, are eligible for Babe Ruth Baseball. Contact coach Randall Miskin, 208-241-5720.

Bear hunting seasons open in many units April 15; details at

Hunters can get a chance to hunt big game in the spring with the opener of black bear hunting season on April 15. Seasons and rules are available through the IDFG website, online at

Grangeville home track meet slated April 17

Grangeville's track and field organizers are in need of volunteers for everything from timing to raking the pits and running events for the April 17 home track meet. Help is needed starting at 2:30 p.m. that day. Call Naomi Finnegan, 208-983-4162, or email her at

RMEF annual banquet scheduled April 21

The local Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation chapter has scheduled its banquet at 5 p.m. April 21 at the Elks Lodge in Grangeville.

Information is online at or contact Gail Chapman at 208-839-9990.

Men’s League golf sign-ups are open

GRANGEVILLE — Any man interested in being a part of the Grangeville Golf/ Men’s League is asked to call Terri at Grangeville Country Club, 208-983-1299, to leave name and contact information. Or, contact organizer Steve Higgins, 208-983-8858.

Riggins Rodeo coming

The Riggins Rodeo is coming up soon, as books open April 23-27 for the 70th annual rodeo, to be held May 5-6. Contact 208-628-4084 or

Annual jet boat races on tap April 21-22

RIGGINS — Two days of jet boat racing begin at 10 a.m. MT April 21-22. Find more at

Bowhunter Ed set

A course for anyone wishing to get the Archery Permit Validation on their hunting license will be held 8-5 p.m. May 5 at the Idaho County Search and Rescue Building and field day will be 8-noon May 6 at the Camas Prairie Archery Range from 8 am to noon. Class size is limited to first 20 to sign up at Contact Roy Kinner, 208-983-8443.

Rifle raffle to support Veterans Association

GRANGEVILLE — A Savage 111 .338 Lapua long-range hunting rifle is the top prize in a May 18 drawing to benefit Idaho County Veterans Association programs. $10 per ticket or six for $50.

For information call the center at 208-983-9387.

Annual White Bird Hill bike ride is June 2

The annual “Just For The Hill Of It” bicycle challenge ride up the old White Bird Grade is on June 2.

The ride benefits Syringa Hospice. Preregister by May 30 by visiting the event calendar on To register day of event, registration is 8 a.m. at Hammer Creek Recreational Park and the ride begins at 9 a.m.


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