The Idaho County Shootout basketball showdown between Prairie and Grangeville once again raised in excess of $10,000 for local food banks – and, marking the event’s 10th year with a record of more than $17,000 in cash and canned food donations – Idaho County Sheriff’s Officer and event organizer Doug Ulmer told a standing-room-only crowd Dec. 7 at GHS the annual showcase has raised more than $100,000 during the decade since that first night in December 2009.December 7, 2018 11:47 p.m. read more..
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Friday, Dec. 7 approved an agreement to keep most steelhead seasons open, but steelhead fishing in two areas will close effective 11:59 p.m. Dec. 7, 2018.December 7, 2018 7:59 p.m. read more..
“The key was ball movement, making the extra passes and not going one-on-one,” senior Colby Kennedy said. “I’ve noticed Trey Dreadfulwater moving the ball really well — making the extra pass and getting it to kids for lay-ins. And he’s been getting a lot of run-out lay-ups.”December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
With 17 wrestlers dressing, the Clearwater Valley-Kamiah cooperative has showed relatively strong turnout for this season. At its first competition of the winter, CV-K took third place in team scoring at the annual Dick Griswold Memorial Tournament held Saturday, Dec. 1, at Potlatch. The co-op squad scored 75 points and placed six points back of McCall and just one behind second-place Orofino.December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
One of the leading indicators of who might be named NFL Rookie of the Year is the league’s list of rookies of the month — to which Salmon River alum Leighton Vander Esch was named for his play in November.December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
With fresh snow having fallen this weekend on a bit less than four inches of ungroomed snow seen last Thursday, Nov. 29, at Snowhaven Ski and Tubing Area, grooming may begin this week, manager Scott Wasem told the Free Press Monday, Dec. 3.December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The National Ski Patrol is offering an Outdoor Emergency Care Course starting next month in Grangeville. An organizational meeting is planned for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12, at the Soltman Center in Grangeville, to give candidates information on how to enroll and the logistics of the course. Classes will start on Jan. 9.December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Three Rivers Rafting has changed ownership. Parts of the business were purchased by both Hughes River Expeditions, and Hunt Paddison and Mira Warner. All float boat and fishing operations on the upper Selway River through the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area will now be conducted under permit by Hughes River Expeditions.December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The Salmon River boys prevailed over Nezperce 62-49 on Saturday night, Dec. 1, on the strength of four double-digit scorers led by Randy McClure (19 points). The SRHS girls got 12 points apiece from Lotus Harper and Chevelle Shepherd, but Nezperce won the early game 49-39 on 14 points apiece from Sydney Boyer and Hannah Stapleton.December 1, 2018 9:39 p.m. read more..
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