2021, the year in review concludes
July 1
The Hangout has new owners, Michael & Candice Van Loon
Greencreek 4th of July Celebration set for Sunday
Grangeville Borders Days set for this weekend
Blood drive nets 77 pints
Dennis Albers is Border Days Grand Marshal
Camden Barger is Border Days Queen, Macy Smith is Princess
Prairie hosts Dusk to Dawn volleyball tournament
Lion Club builds roofs over Welcome to Cottonwood signs
Deaths: Ben and Florence Seubert, 98 and 90, Ben died June 18, Florence died June 22; Jean Clare (Schmidt) Hottinger, 73, June 20; Mary Alice Ewing, 90, June 24; Donald B. Tacke, 92, June 27
65th Anniversary: Eugene and Carol Schaeffer, June 30
50th Anniversary: George and Susie Schwartz, July 3
Births: Rosalie Joe Hernandez, daughter of Roberto and Rachel Hernandez of Kamiah, June 19. Lane Walker McIlvain, son of Ryan and Jared McIlvain of Pollock, June 21
July 8
Greencreek holds 4th of July Celebration—lots of photos
Joe Baerlocher is grand marshal
National Forest welcomes 2 new acting District Rangers
Deaths: Fred A. Arnzen, 81, June 28; Marlene Randall Kroiss, 81, Jan. 9
July 15
Mary Schmidt is Esto Perpetua honoree
Cottonwood City Council meets
Firewood permits available online
Kuther Reunion is held
3 Prairie boys basketball players run basketball camp as their senior project
Greencreek won 1959-60 parochial school title, article shared by Marge Schumacher
Architect’s renderings of proposed Pavilion for Cottonwood City Park
Deaths: Karthryn A. Tacke, 65, July 2; Mildred A. Geis, 80, July 8
50th anniversary: John and Chris Remacle
25th anniversary: Pat and Rita McWilliams
Birth: Tate Steven Higgins, son of Tanner Higgins and fiancÚ Lizz Forsmann, July 6
July 22
School Board meets
Registration set for August 17 at Prairie
With shortage of hay this year, Jim Church shares information on feeding straw to beef cows
LCSC receive national award
Prairie Jr./Sr. High school supply lists
Deaths: Roberta Crea, 90; Ellen K. VonBargen, 81, July 14
Birth: Luka Ray Scheffler, son of Tim and Jamie Scheffler of Cottonwood, July 12
July 29
4 to vie for Idaho County Fair Royalty
Cottonwood Summerfest is this weekend
Greg & Lydia Deiss are grand marshals
26 graduate from Safe Sitter course
Idaho County 4-H Horse Show is held
Aaron Weil to hold free concert at City Park, winner of Idaho’s Got Talent
Prairie Girls Basketball team holds Duck Race fundraiser, senior project of Gracie Farr
Prairie Elementary School Supply Lists
Prairie Elementary Open House set for Aug. 30
Two awarded Farm Bureau scholarships
August 5
Mark Geis benefit is Saturday
Idaho County Orchestra to hold Hymn Sing
Death: Mary Kate McDonough, 60, July 8; Larry A. Sonnen, 80, July 30; Lloyd Nuxoll, 83, August 1; Bill Estabrooks, 85, July 30
August 12
New Superintendent Jon Rehder and new PHS Principal Matt Elven pick up School of Excellence Award for Prairie High School at IHSAA meeting
Cottonwood City Council meets
Royalty Luncheon held at Grangeville
Cottonwood City crew is chipsealing streets
Death: James R. Ewing, 91, Aug. 4
Birth: Duke Jonathan Rehder, son of Brandon and Jenni Rehder of Grangeville, August 3; Weston Oliver Harris, son of Jacklyn and Scott Harris of Winona, July 30
August 19
Idaho County Fair is this week
Bertie Forsmann is grand marshal
School Board meets
School Bus Routes listed
School District to provide free meals again this year
Senior projects of Katteri Duman and Aspen Spencer to benefit children
Blood drive set for August 24
Prairie to host volleyball jamboree
Deaths: Richard “Dick” Lee Osburn, 74, Aug. 15; Summer Yorke, 46, August 16
Births: Felix James Uhlenkott, son of Adam and Ashley Uhlenkott of Cottonwood, July 26; Calix Allan Schmaus, son of Richard and Cristina Schmaus of Grangeville, Aug. 10
August 26
Chloe Rowland, Kaylee Grimes, Riley Enneking are new Fair Royalty
Olivia Klapprich, Chloe Rowland, Meranda Klapprich are Friends of 4-H winners
Godfrey is grand champion showman
Parade winners listed
27 turn out for PHS football
30 turn out for PHS volleyball
8 turn out for SJB volleyball
Hospitals nearing capacity with Covid surge
Pigtail contest results
4-H Livestock Sale grosses over $400,000
Open Class Awards
2-Minute Talent Show winners
Deaths: Janice Marie Rickman More, 64, July 31; Polline “Pat” Wilson, 79, August 18
Sept. 2
Blood drive exceeds goal
Superintendent’s welcome for the new school year
Pirates beat Glenns Ferry at Middleton 48-14
Lady Pirates host Jamboree; finish 3rd at New Plymouth Tournament
Syringa has hospice volunteer training
Vaccine is best shot at keeping kids in school
Youth football starts Sept. 2
September activities for Tri-Parish Youth
Bowling leagues to start in September
Deaths: Terran Phillip Vanator, 23, Aug. 25; Eleanore Duclos Kuther, 94, Aug. 21
Sept. 9
Groundbreaking held for The Angellus Center-new gym/auditorium for St. John Bosco Academy
Historical Park to host presentation
Lady Pirates win 3 league matches
Lady Patriots split matches
An impassioned plea from a nurse regarding Covid-19 vaccinations
Deaths: Wesley D. Coppernoll, 84, Aug. 30; Pamela “Pammie” Jo Harrison, 61, Aug. 30
Births: Atticus Cloud Rehder, son of Michael and Courtney Rehder of Cottonwood, Aug. 21; Megan Marie Nuxoll, daughter of Justin and Elizabeth Nuxoll of Greencreek, Aug. 24; Emma May Anderson, daughter of Ryan and Amber Anderson of Cottonwood, Aug. 25
Sept. 16
This is Homecoming Week for PHS
Homecoming Queen and King candidates are pictured
Hospitals implement crisis standards as Covid cases soar
Prairie Elementary ASB officers are elected
I just recovered from Covid-19, should I get vaccinated?
Pirates beat C.V. 48-14
Lady Pirates lose 2 of 3 matches.
Lady Patriots drop 2 of 3 matches
Cross Country team at Seaport Invite
Master gardener class offered at Grangeville
Birth: Jaxon Emmett Turnbull, son of Jake and Pamela Turnbull of Cottonwood, Sept. 3
St. Mary’s Hospital to host car seat check and distribution event
New drawings for proposed Park Pavilion
Death: Merna Clare Gehring 77, Sept. 10; Lonnie J. Mader, 55, Sept. 11
60th anniversary: Dick and Katie Remacle, Sept. 16
Sept. 23
Pepper Harman resigns as Mayor of Cottonwood, has moved out of city limits
Lane Schumacher and Jade Gehring are Homecoming King and Queen
Wade Goeckner and Julia Gehring chosen as most spirited students during Homecoming Week
Lori Mader re-hired as Prairie girls basketball coach
Dodd Snodgrass to be new CEDA director
St. John Bosco students hear first-hand account of 9/11 disaster
Birthday Paint Party held in Community Hall basement
Pirates beat Logos 72-24
Lady Pirates win twice
Lady Patriots are 1-1 on the week
Senior-frosh team wins powderpuff football; seniors win powderpuff volleyball
Gus Hoene receives Prairie Booster Club #1 Fan award
Death: Lesley E. “Les” Huntley, 92, Sept. 16
Births: Malcom Robert Edward McWilliams, son of Hunter and Tiffany McWilliams of Cottonwood, Sept. 19; MacKenzie Ann Fly, daughter of Richard and Tyler Fly of Grangeville, Sept. 14
Sept. 30
Flush Fund to raise funds for Park Pavilion project
Pine Bar access road to see improvement
Cookie Dough sale starting
Customer appreciation day at Senior Citizen meal site
Pirates beat Potlatch 64-28
Lady Pirates win two league matches
Wemhoff finishes 10th at Potlatch Invite
Lady Patriots win 1 of 3
Moose spotted on Cottonwood Butte Road
Booster doses now available for Covid-19
Oct. 7
October events for Tri-Parish Youth
Students of the month named at Prairie High School and Prairie Jr. High
Julia Rehder and Alli Geis take on think Pink Volleyball match as Senior Project
Responsible, Responsible, Ready (R3) winners named at Prairie Elementary
Rosary Rally set for Oct. 16
Jerod Cash celebrates 20 years at NICI
Lacey Graham is now Admin Assistant at NICI
Information sought on homicide near Grangeville
Pirates win 60-20 over Kamiah
Several earn medals at Spartan Invite
Lady Pirates win 2 of 3
Lady Patriots lose at Kendrick
VA offers drive-through flu shot clinic for veterans
Top Kindergarten readers at PES pictured
Top 1st grade readers also pictured
Birth: Rose Therese Weckman, daught of Gene and Erin Weckman of Grangeville, Sept. 23
Oct. 14
District volleyball to start
IHSAA director Ty Jones does presentation for PHS classes
Lions Club to restore Veterans Monument
Prairie Elementary attendance winners have lunch with the principal
Three vie for zone 5 school board trustee seat
Pirates beat Lapwai 58-26
Lady Pirates lose at Potlatch
Cross Country team competes at two meets
Lady Patriots win 1 of 2 matches
Youth shooting sports deadline approaches
Births: Harlow Jean Schumacher, daughter of Ben and Tia Schumacher of Cottonwood, Oct. 7; Everleigh Jay Stewart, daughter of Hannah Strain and Jeremy Baker-Stewart of Grangeville, Sept. 30
Death: Elmer F. Wessels, 82, Oct. 7
Oct. 21
Semi tractor-trailer rolls down Broadway, punches pickup through wall of Arnzen Drug
City Council meets
School Board meets
Our Story, Part 3, now available
JOLT groups are starting
Peg Gehring notes anniversary of Covid infection
Pirates beat Genesee 84-50 to clinch league title
Lady Pirates win 2 of 4
Prairie hosts cross country meet
Lady Patriots place 4th at District
Rosary Rally well attended
Deaths: Andrew Lawrence “Larry” Seubert, 67, Oct. 13
Lloyd D. Rose, 91, former Chronicle owner, Oct. 8
Oct. 28
Election set for Tuesday
Kyle Schwartz and Matt Wemhoff qualify for State Cross Country meet
Katteri Duman’s Senior project raises $6,000 for Sister Mary’s Children
Kindergartners and first graders at PES visit pumpkin patch
Alica Holthaus receives statewide award
Priscilla Giddings promoted to Lt. Colonel
Paint Party held at Trestle Brewing in Ferdinand
Health Insurance open enrollment begins Nov. 1
Pirates beat Troy 58-16 on Senior Night
Pirates earn first round bye in state tournament
Lady Pirates season ends with District elimination
Deaths: Harold Bruegeman, 80, Oct. 14; Harold A. Schacher, 89, Oct. 25
Birth: Jason Christopher Rowland, son of Jake and Keely Rowland of Cottonwood, Oct. 20
Nov. 4
Prairie to play Lapwai in state play-off at Cottonwood
November events for Tri-Parish Youth
Rieners Grocery named Business Booster of the Year by Prairie Booster Club
Alison Randle and Annie Martin of the Post Office named Boosters of the Year by Prairie Booster Club
Students of the month at Prairie High School and Prairie Jr. High
Junior High Prairie Faith Formation youth hold Scripture pumpkin carving
Junior High and High School church groups trick-or-treat for canned foods; attend movie at Lewiston
Grangeville Elks delivers dictionaries to Prairie 4th graders
JV football team finishes 6-1
Wemhoff 60th, Schwartz 66th at State Cross Country
Sr. Placida honored by National Weather Service
Halloween event held in west side church parking lot.
Deaths: Ronald John Holthaus, 84, Oct. 27; Richard A. Erickson, 82, Oct. 24; Michael G. Key, 74, Oct. 14
Birth: Lucio Reed McKinney, son of Alyssa Prado and Kameron McKinney of Grangeville, Oct. 27
Nov. 11
Incumbents retain seats in election
Cottonwood City Council meets
Felix and Sherry Nuxoll win top prize at Mystery Night
Reading Achievement winners at Prairie Elementary are pictured
44-County and Book Bingo winners pictured
Museum seeks school artifacts for exhibit
Pirates lose state playoff game to Lapwai 36-68
Hoopshoot held
Volleyball and Cross Country awards nights held
Cameron Kirk is new program manager at NICI
Death: Joseph Oscar Mader, 58, Nov. 6
5-generation photo
Birth: Evelyn Joan Poxleitner, daughter of Shane and Ashley Poxleitner of Cottonwood, Nov. 6
Nov. 18
Prairie Schools hold Veterans Day assembly
School Board meets
VFW holds awards banquet
Blood drive set for Tuesday
Angel Tree sponsored by hospital
Lunch with the principal winners at Prairie Elementary
Uptmor family reunion held
20 turn out for Prairie girls basketball
4 honored with Quilts of Valor
Syringa offers Covid-19 home test kits
Ag workshop offered
Paint party held at Cottonwood Community Hall
Death: James “Jim” Gehring, 93, Nov. 11
Nov. 25
Keith Holcomb named new Cottonwood mayor, Debby O’Neill appointed to fill his council seat
Sue Tidwell to release new book
Library Storytime children make turkeys
ITD encourages you to be ‘Idaho Ready’ for winter driving
Lady Pirates win opener against Troy
BLM and Forest Service have Christmas tree permits available
Paint party held in Nezperce
Deaths: Ralph Wessels, 96, Nov. 17; Mica “Myc” Lynn Evans, 50, Nov. 9
Birth: Lilly May Seubert, daughter of Jake and Ashley Seubert of Cottonwood, Oct. 13
Dec. 2
December events for Tri-Parish Youth
After patching hole, Arnzen Drug installed new metal siding
St. John Bosco students win essay, art awards
Football awards night held
25 turn out for Prairie boys basketball
J.R. Kaschmitter runs in Boston Marathon
Brody Hasselstrom named WPL player of the year for Div. 1
Dec. 9
PHS students of the month
PHS student council with food donated for Food Banks through Idaho County Shootout
Nolan Rehder named Father of the Year at Daddy Date Night
Boat ramp repair set for Old Lucile site on Salmon River
Pirates beat Grangeville and Timberline
Lady Pirates beat Kamiah and Logos, lose to Grangeville
St. John Bosco has 9 boys, 7 girls out for basketball
Patriots win at Meadows Valley, both girls and boys lose at C.V.
Spalding visitor center to show two locally filmed movies
Crabtree name JFAC co-vice-chairman
Dec. 16
Christmas Parade is held in Cottonwood
Elementary Christmas Concert held
Cole Baerlocher of Colfax, grandson of Milton Baerlocher, voted in as national FFA president
Paint party held at Craigmont bowling alley
Pirates beat Orofino and Genesee and lose to Lapwai
Lady Pirates lose to Lapwai then beat Genesee
Patriot boys beat Nezperce and Kendrick, girls lose to both of those schools
Death: Heidi Marie Seubert, 52, Dec. 5
Dec. 23
Coloring Contest winners are named
Cottonwood City Council meets
School Board meets
Prairie Jr./Sr. High holds concert
Pirates beat C.V. and Potlatch
Lady Pirates beat C.V. and Potlatch
Patriot boys and girls both lose to Deary
St. John Bosco holds Christmas play
Prairie Alumni Basketball games set for Monday
Classroom renamed to honor Sr. Mary Paule Tacke
Dec. 30
Cottonwood Butte Ski Area to open New Year’s Eve
Alumni basketball games are held
LCSC Honor Rolls listed
Patriot boys win, girls lose at Salmon River
Death: Charlotte Anne Kernan Schacher, 87, Dec. 18





Cottonwood, Idaho 83522


Classified Ads

503 King St.
P.O. Box 157
Cottonwood, ID 83522-0157
or cotchron@qwestoffice.net
Fax 208-962-7131
Template Design by: