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Kayak course slated

RIGGINS – Dare To Kayak will be offering a program July 20-22 and Aug. 13-15 introducing kids to the opportunities for paddling as a means to live a healthy, drug-free life. They will be joining the Salmon River Dive Team. Using a beach and river eddy, students may learn to paddle in a controlled environment. Class size is limited; contact Devon Barker-Hicks at 208-413-0319 or for details and registration.

Kooskia Days softball game scheduled

KOOSKIA — The Diehard Sports Association is sponsoring an old-fashioned “Home Town Coed Softball Game” as part of the 2018 Kooskia Days Celebration. Kooskia Days is once again being held on the last weekend in July, July 27-29.

The coed softball game will be played at 6 p.m. July 27 in Kooskia City Park.

All interested guys and gals ages 16-plus are invited to play in the game. Player registration is at 5:30 p.m.

Area residents are invited to play or come and watch. Contact Ruth Mohr, 208-926-7203.

JAKES Day set Aug. 4

GRANGEVILLE — The annual National Wild Turkey Federation Jakes Day for children ages 6-14 will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Camas Prairie Bowmen range. Preregistration is required. Cost, $10, includes lunch and T-shirt. Activities include shooting and outdoors demonstrations.

Forms are at B&B Bargain and United Country Realty. Contact Tammy Nail, 208-653-6326.

Sprague wrestling camp tour coming to Kamiah this summer

Famed wrestling coach Marc Sprague has scheduled wrestling camps July 30-Aug. 2 and Aug. 6-9. Call Sprague, 503-596-7022 or see:

Raspberry Festival fun run scheduled Aug. 5

A 10K Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk kicks off the day of family fun at the Raspberry Festival. Beginning at 8 a.m. in front of the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude, the course follows an out-and-back route on a quiet, paved country road. The event will be chip-timed by Cyrus B. Hall, Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach of Lewis-Clark State College.

The Raspberry Festival Fun Run & Walk is part of an annual fund-raiser to benefit the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho.

Sawtooth Zone elk tags on sale July 12

On Thursday, July 12, resident Sawtooth Zone A and B elk tags go on sale, with half of the tags sold at Fish and Game offices and license vendors, starting at 9 a.m. (10 a.m. MT.) The remaining half of the resident Sawtooth tags will go on sale online-only at noon (1 p.m. MT).

Resident capped elk zone tags for other zones went on sale Tuesday at Fish and Game offices, license vendors, with a credit card online, or by calling (800) 554-8685.

Capped zone tags are sold in limited numbers on a first-come, first-served basis. Demand for these tags is high, and many are expected to sell fast. Fish and Game officials adjusted the sale to give equal access for in-person sales at vendors and those who prefer to buy tags online.

IDFG has published a list of which tags and how many were made available; see


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