2013, the year in review
Following is the Chronicle’s annual review of the previous year’s headlines as well as births, deaths, weddings and anniversaries.
January 3
Technical Design and Fundamentals of Technology students built Christmas gifts.
Hospital sponsors memorial service
Pirate boys win 3 games at Lapwai Tournament. Summit loses 2 games at same tournament.
5 wrestlers win titles at Pomeroy Tournament
Death: Nolan Stigum, 56, Dec. 27
Anniversary: Bart & Lorraine Nuxoll celebrate 60th
January 10
Caught Ya and Math Facts winners at PES are pictured
Presentation set on Professional Technical Academy
PHS play set for Jan. 23
Leadership retreat held
Wrestling team places first at Kamiah
Lady Pirates edge Troy 48-47
Summit girls beat Orofino 52-22
Deaths: Louis Schmidt, 96; Gertrude M. Forsman, 76, Dec. 29
Births: Hadley Mae Heartburg, Dec. 24; Morgan Lynn Marie Wellington-Evans, first baby of 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Jan. 4; Andrew Clinton Riener, son of Clinton and Vikki Riener, Dec. 29
January 17
Burning ordinance passed by Cottonwood City Council
Blood drive set for Jan. 29
Kindness Rocks group sponsors food drive
Notes from City Hall—community helps out with water leak
Kevin Conger is Hospital employee of the month
Hospital publicizes cardiac rehab program
Pirates beat C.V., Potlatch, lose to Kamiah
Lady Pirates beat Nezperce, Potlatch, lose to Lapwai
Pat McWilliams takes over as wrestling coach
Summit boys beat Grangeville JV, Deary
Summit girls lose to Grangeville, Deary
Death: Dr. William P. Hussman 75, Dec. 25
January 24
Accelerated Reader students meet goals, have movie party
School Superintendent informs community
Lady Pirates lose to Grangeville, beat Genesee
Pirates beat Troy by 17
Summit boys beat Highland
Summit girls lose to Highland, Kendrick and Nezperce
Death: Michael Oke, former PHS principal, Jan. 16
Birth: Bristol Grace Altman, granddaughter of Dan and Carol Altman, Jan. 15
January 31
Holy Cross Church to see regular Masses for first time in years
Whitney Sonnen and Ryan Glimp are Students of the month
Several resignations accepted at school board meeting
Pirates lose to Genesee, C.V., beat Lapwai
Lady Pirates lose to Kamiah
4 wrestlers place at New Plymouth Tournament
Summit girls lose at Timberline
Summit boys lose to Timberline, Logos and Nezperce
Summit 1st, 2nd graders have activities
Summit receives iPad minis
Rome Pilgrimage group to hold spaghetti feed fundraiser
KC’s hold annual Hoop Shoot
Birthday: Josephine Dasenbrock celebrates 90th
Birth: Brooklyn Ann Clark, granddaughter of Don and Wanda Nuxoll, Jan. 21
February 7
Blood drive meets goal
Spelling Bee winners at PES are pictured
Cottonwood Fire Explorer Post started
Cardiac Rehab program holds open house
Megan Wilson is hospital employee of the year
Kamiah Community Partner Coalition honors SMH/CVH with Medical Partner Award
Pirates edge Grangeville 48-44
Lady Pirates beat Genesee, C.V., lose to Lapwai at District, 
Summit boys beat Kendrick
Summit girls lose to Nezperce, Highland, out after 2 games at District
Optional opportunities available at Prairie High School
Mager Bargains adds new building
Caught Ya Winners pictured
Spencer Schumacher and Calli Perrin are Math Facts winners
Death: Fred Sotin, 70, Feb. 2
Births: Riley Danielle Crane, daughter of Seth and Dawn Crane, Dec. 27; Shyann Elizabeth Meyers, granddaughter of Pat & Lannette Enneking, Feb. 3; Lillee Kay Stark, granddaughter of Clint and Shirley Stark, Jan. 28
February 14
Cottonwood City Council meets
Open house at Ironwood Estates.
Missoula Children’s Theatre to return March 18-22
PHS music department to have jazz concert/chili feed
Hospital’s Mardi Gras event set for March 23
Republicans plan Lincoln Day dinner
Summit Academy holds Papa Murphy’s fundraiser
Lady Pirates beat Troy for third at District, beat Wallace at St. Maries to advance to state for third straight year
Pirates finish regular season with win over Nezperce, loss to Kamiah
Summit boys beat Timberline in season finale and again in District opener
Prairie Bowl in Craigmont looks to upgrade pinsetting machines
Community fills empty bowls for the hungry
Reubens Sausage Feed set for March 3
Death: Donald Dale Pitcher, Sr., 82, Feb. 4
February 21
Lady Pirates take third at State, beat #1 ranked Butte County 42-38, lose to Kamiah 34-49, beat Grace 52-43 for third.
PHS awarded Sportsmanship Trophy at State
Fall yoga series set
Entire PHS wrestling team qualifies for state
Prairie Junior High spelling bee winners shown
Pirates split at District, beat Lapwai, lose to Kamiah
Summit boys beat Highland, lose to Nezperce at District
Tri-Parish girls are second at Hallissey Tournament
Summit Academy boys awarded sportsmanship trophy at Hallissey.
Meagan Hohman wins Prairie district spelling bee, Sydney Bruner is runner-up
Death: Arnold B. “Arnie” Chandler, 50, Feb. 13; Sr. Mary Bernard Lieser, 87, Feb. 14
Birthdays: Bill Kinzer and Shannon Hibbard both celebrate 70th birthday
February 28
School board accepts resignations, effective end of school year, of Jerry and Janet Richardson
Prairie wrestling team has 5 state medallists: Alex Duman, 2nd; Kade Perrin, 3rd; Tyler Ross and Tayler Heitman, each 4th and Dally Ratcliff, 6th.
Tar Wars presented to 5th graders
Summit Academy to have new principal for 2013-14 school year
March is colorectal cancer awareness month
C.V. ends Prairie’s season at District
Deary ends season for Summit boys at District
Youth Choir rehearsals to start
Prairie hosts junior high volleyball tournament
Birth: Bailey Marie Schumacher, daughter of Doug and Julie Schumacher, Feb. 19
March 7
Austin Sonnen, Kevin Tillinghast and Leah Higgins are students of the month
Missoula Children’s Theatre auditions set for March 18
Prairie, Janss (NICI) schools part of pilot program for Khan Academy
Moose spotted near south entrance of town
Hospitals embrace Essentia philosophies
Knowledge Bowl team at Northwest Science Bowl
Boys basketball awards given
Pirates, Patriots named to all-WPL teams
Quilt donated to Mardi Gras acution
Caught Ya Winners pictured
4 PES students awarded free passes to Cottonwood Butte Ski Area
Rachel Gimmeson and Damian Forsmann are attendance winners at PES.
Molly Schwartz win Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest
Birth: Kohen Wayne Forsmann, grandson of Rick and Veronica Johnson and Wayne and Dar Forsmann
March 14
Cottonwood City Council meets
VFW presents education awards at annual awards banquet
Tom Schumacher is hospital employee of the month
Cub Scouts hold Blue & Gold Banquet
Booster Club offers scholarships
Youth Sports softball/baseball signups are set
Idaho County Fair Royalty hosts tea party
Relay For Life kickoff event set
Lions Club screening trailer here March 25
Death: Joan M. Nuxoll, 62, March 9
Birth: Kaitlyn May Llewellyn, granddaughter of Mike and Linda Sonnen, March 9
March 21
Override levy set at $387,000.
Missoula Children’s Theatre auditions held, performances set for Friday
Fire Chief informs public on new burning ordinance
High School Showcase set for March 27
Lady Pirates softball team wins big at C.V., split with Kellogg
Brandi Gehring in 100 hurdles, girls 4x200 relay win at Lapwai meet
Wrestling awards presented
Sewing class makes receiving blankets for hospital
Boy Scout Troop #638 attends Merit Badge University
Students compete at TSA convention
Girl Scouts attend Cookie Rally in Lewiston, to have cookie booth March 26
Birth: Cassidy Ann Bock, granddaughter of Delmer and Marcella Goeckner, Feb. 27
March 28
Easter Egg hunts set for Saturday
Center for Discovery holds prize drawing
Relay for Life dinner and silent auction set
Student art featured at Library
Lady Pirates beat Orofino, lose to Genesee
Death: Eugene A. Nuxoll, 88, March 17
Engagement: Ronnie Chandler and Kendra Ross to wed June 22, 2013
April 4
Blood drive meets goal
Easter Egg Hunt photos featured
Mardi Gras event a success
Track team competes at Kamiah
Caught Ya winners featured in photo
Birth: Kennedy Jai Kaschmitter, March 27; Ella Jane Enneking, March 30, granddaughter of Pat & Lannette Enneking
Death: James Peter “Pete” Johnson, 74, March 25
April 11
Daniel Wemhoff, Sierra Latimer and Ally Hale are students of the month
Cottonwood City Council meets
Community cleanup to start Monday, April 15
Recycling center being built along rail line across from Columbia Grain
Banquet for Life features national speakers
Update on Prairie Bowl renovations
Paul Sonnen wins Idaho Farm Bureau art design contest
Ferdinand Easter Egg Hunt winners featured
Deaths: Archie John Christopher Roeper, 86, April 5; Dr. Curtis “Curt” John Berklund, 83, April 5.
Birth & Baptism: Dell Lawrence Goeckner, March 28, son of William and Lynn Goeckner
April 18
School positions are filled
NICI inmates donate quilt to be auctioned at Relay for Life Dinner
Community Yard Sale set for May 18
Spaghetti Feed to benefit Maddie Nuxoll
Tija Larue is hospital employee of the month
Idaho County 4-H party is held
Peter Spencer,  Brandi Gehring take firsts at Wildcat Invite
Track team competes in Border War
Gun Club holds awards banquet
Lady Pirates win 3 games at Glenns Ferry Tournament
Junior High team competes at volleyball tourney
6th grade girls compete at volleyball tournament
Report from State Senator Sheryl Nuxoll
Shae Dinning and Delanie Lockett are attendance winners at PES
Prairie Junior Senior High school honor rolls announced for first, second and third quarters
April 25
Pinwheels for prevention program at Hospital-child abuse prevention awareness
NICI celebrates Arbor Day
New CT Scanner installed at hospital
David and Dianne Mager estate leaves funds to Hospital Foundation
School spring concert dates are set
Lady Pirates beat C.V. and Troy
Track team competes at Kamiah
Scouts helps K.C.’s with roadside cleanup
Cut Scouts visit KORT to learn about the radio station
7th graders learn about pollination
Kim Schumacher is Mother of the Year
New recycling program kicked off April 20 with several PHS volunteers helping out
Summit Academy students rehearse for upcoming play
Library open house is well attended
Former resident Alice Nau holds book signing at Moscow
Death: Raymond Carlson, 96, April 15
May 2
Valedictorians and Salutatorians for PHS class of 2013 are announced
PHS to present play on May 14
Prairie Junior/Senior High School conducting a food and toiletries drive for Cottonwood food bank
Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby is held
Lady Pirates beat Potlatch twice, lose to Orofino and Genesee
Track team competes at White Pine League Meet and Nez Perce/Lewis & Clark Games
Couple of local teams win their age groups at Dogwood Dunk 3 on 3 tournament
May is Mental Health Awareness month
Julie Fowler is new CED for County FSA Office
Walk for Life set for May 11 in Grangeville
May 9
Krista Hess, Krystin Uhlenkott and Seirah Poxleitner are students of the month
Levy election is May 21
Safe Sitter course offered
Donation yard sale planned to benefit Jan Schnider
Hospital clinics provide sports physicals
Good Neighbor Garden contest
Cody Kaschmitter and Rachel Gimmeson are April attendance winners at PES
Lady Pirates beat Asotin and Troy by 1 run each, District to start Thursday
Lucas Arnzen and Krystin Uhlenkott each place 2nd at Meet of Champions
Bryan Skinner is employee of the month at hospital
Dr. Tina Toennis Busby receives award
Smokey the Bear poster contest held at Prairie Elementary
Caught Ya winners photo from Prairie Elementary
Backcountry horseman plan “Let’s Get Packing” clinic
Summit Kindergartners deliver May baskets
Birthday: Agnes Goeckner celebrates 90th on May 16
May 16
Lady Pirates beat Genesee for District championship, also beat Troy
Cottonwood City Council meets
Community Yard Sale is Saturday
Krystin Uhlenkott is Regional Champion in long jump
Farm Bureau awards scholarships 
Food drive a success
Fire at Craigmont elevator
Conservation field day held
Summit trio are essay winners
Kevin Conger receives award
Death: Sr. Emagene Uhlenkott, 77, May 11; Bernadine Bruegeman, 101, May 10
Birth: Jackson Craig Wagner, May 12
May 23
44 to graduate at PHS
School Board meets
Lady Pirates take 2nd at State-lose to Greenleaf, beat Horseshoe Bend, beat Greenleaf, lose to Genesee in title game
4x400 girls relay and Taylor Heitman in the discus each place 2nd at State Meet
Memorial Day services set for Greencreek, Cottonwood cemeteries
Local eateries to benefit afterschool programs
Kody Duclos is artist of the month at the Library
Claire Whitley, Katherine Nida and A.J. Everson are students of the month
Greg Sonnen receives Idaho Credit Union League award
Mrs. Schumacher’s first graders visit hospital
Many local youth attend Idaho Catholic Youth Convention in Boise
Death: Henry “Hank” Lerandeau, 76
Boy Scouts, VFW replace flags on downtown flagpole
Levi Lustig awarded Grange Insurance scholarship
May 30
3 to grade at Summit Academy
Blood drive set for June 11
VFW and American Legion pictured at Memorial Day services
Photos from PES spring concert
School override levy passes with 69% yes vote.
Softball awards presented
Prairie student to hold day camp that focuses on issues for teen girls
Students release steelhead into Lawyer’s Creek
Delaney Uhlenkott is Farm Bureau contest winner
Craigmont mayor writes letter of thanks to firefighters who helped with Craigmont fire
June 6
Shaney Perrin awarded Governor’s Cup scholarship
Summer Reading Program starts June 13
Jon Rehder named Meridian Teacher of the Year
Frances Conklin of Dog Bark Park receives Bonzy Award as Innkeeper of the Year by the Idaho Bed & Breakfast Association
Hospital’s Fun in the Sun Run is June 12
Local women earn social work degrees
Larry Leaton and Alli Geis are May attendance winners at PES
Prairie Kindergartners visit fire station
Track awards are given
4 sixth graders have perfect attendance
Elementary holds talent show
Perfect Attendance and near perfect attendance (1 day or less missed) at PES are pictured
Annual consignment sale held at Cottonwood Livestock Auction
Garrett Crenshaw is PES chess champion while Reid Uptmor is runner-up
Luke Stubbers wins recognition
Maddie Lustig and Leann Lightfield are PES accelerated reader winners
Death: Elizabeth H. Robinson, 88, May 25; Harold S. Duman, 88, May 25
(To be Continued)

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