Access Yes! program wins annual award

Every year, Outdoor Life Magazine acknowledges individuals, non-profits, corporations and government agencies with their “Open Country” awards.

Grangeville Robotics team takes sixth at LCSC competition

The Idaho County 4-H Camouflage Squirrel Association, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics team competed in the Idaho Regional Qualifying Tournament competition at Lewis Clark State College Saturday, Dec. 6, placing sixth in the competition.

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Prairie sweeps Idaho County Shootout

Prairie swept the 2014 Idaho County Shootout with a 70-62 win in the boys game and a 40-37 win in the girls game.

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Prairie Push

Prairie’s Kayla Schumacher scored 20 points and led the Pirates to a 72-30 victory over Clearwater Valley last Monday night, Dec. 8.

WSU wolf researchers cast doubt on lethal control

Washington State University researchers have found that it is counter-productive to kill wolves to keep them from preying on livestock. Shooting and trapping lead to more dead sheep and cattle the following year, not fewer.

Chess tourney slated Dec. 27

Sandy “The Chess Guy” Staab is once again putting on a holiday family chess tournament Dec. 27 at the Kamiah Welcome Center.

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Sports Calendar: Dec. 10-16

Upcoming games.

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Grangeville 64, McCall 24: Harris keeps GHS perfect

The Grangeville boys basketball squad held visiting McCall-Donnelly to just five points during each of the first two quarters even as guard Layton Harris rained down three-point shots last Saturday night, Dec. 6.

Girls basketball: Schumacher paces Prairie to season’s sixth victory

For the third time in a week, Prairie doubled its opponent’s point total.

Basketball roundup: Colton’s last-second shot forces OT, tilts Kamiah

After struggling at Grangeville, the Kamiah boys regrouped quickly and nearly topped visiting Colton last Saturday, Dec. 6. The Kubs came within seconds of netting their first win of the season.

5K Santa Fun Run scheduled

A Santa Fun Run for all ages is set for Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m. The run will begin at Clearwater Valley Elementary School where participants will register.

Snowmobile, avalanche courses set

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, under its OHV education program, has scheduled snowmobile operation and avalanche awareness classes.

Lions back batting cage

The Grangeville Lions Club voted last week to fund a facility for which the Grangeville Youth Baseball program sought and received the city council’s approval earlier this year.

Animal abuse investigation under way

Allegations of animal abuse have spawned an investigation of what happened during an encounter between two local minors and a game animal late last month.

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Highlight of the night: Schumacher paces Prairie past CV

The combination of effective press defense and Kayla Schumacher's sharp shooting boosted Prairie to a 72-30 win over Clearwater Valley.