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Big Game Season Proposals Online
Fish and Game’s 2013 big game season proposals are now available online.The proposals are available at http://fishandgame.idaho.govFish and Game has set public meetings around the state to discuss and taken public comment on the proposed changes.Officials also plan a live chat from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, to discuss proposed changes in ...

ISU to host financial aid workshops in Pocatello and Idaho Falls
Idaho State University will hold a FAFSA Day financial aid workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 in Pocatello and Idaho Falls.FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It’s the first step for students for applying for financial aid, and the best way to see how much financial aid students can get for college. High school ...

MadDog Gallery featuring quilt show
Join Challis Arts Council March 8 during the lunch hour at MadDog Gallery for an open house for our Fabric Art Show featuring the work of the late Bonnie Hansen and other local quilters. Enjoy a bowl of warm soup while viewing Bonnie’s work along with instructor Nancy Nogue’s and Margaret Grace’s work. The Fabric Art Show runs from March 8, ...

Comedy play production “Distracted” looks at families
Company of Fools, a proud part of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, finishes its 17th season with “Distracted” by Lisa Loomer running February 13 - March 1 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey.Time Out NY called ‘Distracted’ “My favorite comedy of the year!”  This production is made possible, in part, by Rocky Mountain Hardware. This ...

Sun Valley Film Festival to be held March 14 -17
Eight new independent narrative and documentary films and two full length world premiere Nat Geo WILD TV shows, have been added to the diverse film line for the upcoming 2013 Sun Valley Film Festival, March 14-17, presented by Zions Bank. These latest editions are added to the rich collection of over 60 features, shorts, student films and music ...

Arbor Day Grants
The Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association (INLA), in cooperation with the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL), Avista, Rocky Mountain Power, and Idaho Power, is pleased to announce a program intended to help communities celebrate Arbor Day, plant appropriate trees for energy conservation and foster a stronger relationship between Idaho communities ...

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