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F&G announces 2014 spring chinook rules

Seasons will begin on April 26 on the Clearwater, Lochsa, Lower Salmon, Little Salmon and Snake River in Hells Canyon from Dug Bar to Hells Canyon Dam. Closing dates will be determined and ordered by the Commission based on harvest

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Spring steelheading starting in the Upper Salmon River

Video by Idaho Fish and Game Word is that the ice jam at Deadwater downstream from Salmon has washed out, which allows the steelhead to move upstream and is the unofficial kick off of spring fishing up there. As rivers

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (March 3-8)

This is the last set of athletes of the week for the winter season. The spring sports lineup of baseball, softball, track, tennis and golf will be heating up in the next few weeks. Please email nominations by Monday morning

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Idaho media high school boys basketball poll (final)

Records as of Monday, Feb. 17. 5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts Pvs 1. Capital (10) 20-0 50 1 2. Coeur d’Alene 16-3 39 2 3. Rocky Mountain 15-5 17 3 4. Lake City 15-5 16 4 5. Borah 14-6

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Idaho media high school boys basketball poll (Week 7)

Records as of Monday, Feb. 3. 5A                 Team (1st-place votes)    W-L    Pts    Previous 1. Capital (10)    16-0    50    1 2. Boise    13-3    37    2 3. Lake City    12-4    24    4 4. Coeur d’Alene    12-3    20    3 5.

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Idaho media high school boys basketball poll (Week 6)

Records as of Monday, Jan. 27. 5A                 Team (1st-place votes)    W-L    Pts    Previous 1. Capital (10)    14-0    50    1 2. Boise    11-3    31    2 3. Coeur d’Alene    11-2    30    3 4. Lake City    11-4    17    t-5 5.

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Good steelhead intel from Amy at Riggins

No need to rewrite any of this river/steelhead report from Amy Sinclair at Exodus Wilderness Adventures in Riggins. She covers all the bases: “The weather here in the Salmon River canyon has been true Idaho weather. One day we have

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Dec. 23-28)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kyla Jewett, Rimrock: The Raiders claimed the Rolly Lincoln Memorial Christmas Tournament title at Wilder High last weekend. Jewett, a senior shooting guard, led

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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Nov. 4-9)

Since football was the only sport going on last week, I decided to pick a player from all seven of the District Three teams that won quarterfinal games last week. Nominations can be emailed by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for

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Idaho media high school football poll Week 9

5A Team (1st-place votes) W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Highland (8) 8-0 40 1 2. Capital 9-0 28 2 3. Coeur d’Alene 5-3 27 3 4. Rocky Mountain 8-1 14 4 5. Eagle 6-2 6 — Others receiving votes: Mountain View

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