2013, the year in review
Following is the conclusion of  Chronicle’s annual review of the previous year’s headlines as well as births, deaths, weddings and anniversaries.
June 13
Cottonwood City Council meets
Rick Johnson elected Junior Vice Commander for Department of Idaho
Vince Poxleitner receives VFW Lifetime Achievement Award
Cottonwood VFW named All-State
Ralyn Horton is hospital employee of the month
Cottonwood Chronicle named Business Booster of the Year by Prairie Booster Club
High School awards are given
Jr. High Track has outstanding season
4-H Spring show is held
41 earn straight A’s at Prairie Jr./Sr. High School
Death: Michael S. Hanson, Sr., 66, May 28
June 20
Patrick Branco is new president of SMH/CVH
Summer Reading Program off to good start
June Picnic is this weekend in Craigmont
Idaho Genealogical Society to celebrate 150th anniversary of Idaho Territory
Junior High track records broken in 2013
Prairie Day in Nezperce to add rodeo
Death: Dorothy “Dot” Sudkamp, 81, May 25
Births: Jozie Lee Behler, daughter of Dustin and Ashlee Behler, June 10; Easton James Guyer, granddaughter of Lynn and Sue Guyer, June 14
June 27
Della Gehring resigns from school board
Candalots open Wolf Track Tasting Den in former Archie’s Cleaners building
Cottonwood pair charged in Grangeville robbery
Mary Strang retires at NICI
Interagency incident drill involves St. Mary’s Ambulance, Cottonwood Police and Fire Departments and Idaho County Sheriff dispatch
Quilt show participants sought for Raspberry Festival
Millie Wimer is artisan of the month at the Library
4-H Day Camp is held
Retreat planned for men at Monastery
17 earn straight A’s at Summit
Recent Summit grad among crash victims
Summer Reading program continues
Engagement: Daniel Sigler and Shelbie Lincoln, set for July 13, 2013
Births: Alex Mathias Duclos, son of Craig and Darbie Duclos, Jun 17; Madison Ann Duman, daughter of Nate and Kelsie Duman, June 8
July 4
Hospital, Dr. Sigler receive awards
Summer Reading Program continues
Carri Forsman is employee of the month
Robert and Linda Nida awarded Grangeville Garden Club Good Neighbor Award
Mick and Judy Forsman and Neil and Mary Ousnamer, all of Ferdinand, receive Nezperce Garden Club Good Neighbor Awards
Local boys win age bracket at Hoopfest 3 on 3 in Spokane
14 complete Safe Sitter course
Deaths: Agnes Scharnhorst, 87, June 26; Kenneth L. Long, 91, June 30; Zoe Jane Ratcliff, infant daughter of Shane and Emily Ratcliff, June 20
Births: James Edward Lustig, son of Don and Morna Lustig, June 7; Wyatt Dean Wilson, grandson of Pat and Connie Uhlenkott, May 23
Engagements: Colleen Rae Terhaar and Wilson Andrew Kaschmitter, set for July 20; NaTosha Schaeffer and Tate Stowers, set for Oct. 19; Tabitha Seubert and Aaron Olson, set for July 13
July 11
Photos from Greencreek 4th of July Celebration
Cottonwood City Council passes ordinance
28 enjoy ‘Fun in the Son’
Mary Watson retirement party set
Updates at the Historical Museum
Registrations open for Raspberry Festival Fun Run/Walk
Cattle Association county tour set for Sunday
Death: Sr. Theresa Dvorak, OSB, 82, July 3; Carl Schmidt, 86, July 5; Donald Alphonse Ross, 75, July 1
Births: Michael Douglas Dill III, July 4; Gwen Kathleen Schaff, July 2
Birthday: Sally Nuxoll to celebrate 80th birthday on July 14
July 18
Tara Klapprich appointed to school board
5 vie for Fair Royalty
11 year old Carson Forsman of Ferdinand receives Good Neighbor participation award from Nezperce Garden Club
Prairie football team has testing day
KC Golf Tourney held
Art of Iconography retreat at Monastery
County 4-H horse show held
Center For Discovery plans forest camp
Death: Stan R. Kress, 69, former superintendent, July 7
Birth: MaKiaha Jean Heimsoth, great granddaughter of AnnaMarie Ahlers
Engagement: Brandee Seubert and Jeremy Ross, date set for August 3
July 25
Volume 3 of 150-year Story in the works
Update on street work
Raspberry Festival set for August 4
Summer Reading program concludes this week
Hometown Memories books now available
Boy Scouts hold 8 mile hike along Dworshak Reservoir
Beka Bruner’s camp a success
Backcountry Horsemen clear trails
Memorial Fund meeting held
Engagements: Kyle Daly and Kashia Riener, set for August 3; Emily Rehder and Dylan Prigge, set for Sept. 21
Death: Alyce Marie Bensching, 84, July 18
August 1
August 14 is registration day at PJSHS
Harvest has started on the Prairie
Raspberry Festival is Sunday
Flory reappointed to wheat commission
Mary Higgins is employee of the month at hospital
Granddaughter of area residents hired at Alpine Vision Center in Moscow
New lanes and machines at Prairie Bowl in Craigmont
Summer Reading Program awards given at final session
Idaho County 4-H Demonstration contest is held
Elementary School supply lists published
Engagement: Holli Havens and Beau Balmer, set for August 3, she is granddaughter of Gordon and Marilyn Harman
Births: Isaac Rudy Riener, July 22, daughter of Gabe and Jenny Riener; Joshua Charles Florek, July 18
August 8
Raspberry Festival wrapped up
Prairie Junior/Senior High receives 5-star rating
Wolf trapping class are scheduled
Seth Chaffee landscapes Chronicle lot as Eagle Scout project
Royalty Luncheon held
Prairie hosts training on Idaho Core Standards
Tri-Parish Youth attend Steubenville Northwest conference
Scouts spend week at Camp Grizzly
Summit school supply lists printed
August 15
Peddler ordinance discussed at Cottonwood City Council meeting
Ferdinand gets visit from helicopter
New hospital CEO to arrive Aug. 19
Mayor Denis Duman presents Clerk Carol Altman with a certificate of appreciation
Prairie Jr./Sr. High supply lists
Birthday: Vera Holthaus celebrates 80th birthday 
Birth: Julia Adelaide Schlader, July 19, daughter of Will and Jessica Schlader
August 22
Idaho County Fair is this week
Ivan and Dina Nuxoll are grand marshals
School Board meets
School bus routes are published
Football team has second “combine” session
Lady Pirates practice for upcoming volleyball season
Gonzaga Choir to perform at Monastery
Khan Academy training at PES
Martin Nuxoll family holds reunion
Anniversary: Clarence and Bernice Pfiffner celebrate 65th
Hospital holds school supply drive
August 29
New Idaho County Fair royalty are: Holli Uhlorn, queen; Maria Munger, 1st princess and Emily McHugh, 2nd princess
Kristin Kaschmitter is top showman at Fair
Uhlorn, McHugh are Friends of 4-H winners
Hospital entry is best of show at Fair Parade
Fall Yoga series starts Sept. 4
19 turn out for PHS volleyball
8 turn out for Summit volleyball
3 to try cross country (a 4th later joined)
Jenni Forsmann got to kiss the pig
Results from Pigtail contest, 2-minute Talent Show and Open class are published
Death: Betty G. Wemhoff, 84, August 16; Cecilia M. “Marg” Duman, 77, August 20
September 5
US Bank gets parking lot redone
Beware of phone scams
Common Core presentation set
Emily McHugh is artisan of the month at the library
Krystin Uhlenkott looking to collect 1 million pull tabs
Summit girls lose season opener to Nezperce
Spirit Center wraps up season of hosting retreats
Sky Wilson 2nd overall at cross country meet
Hospital golf scramble is Sept. 22
Boy Scouts backpack to Seven Devils
6 celebrate Jubilees at Monastery
September 12
Solicitor ordinance is approved
Wessels Honey closes after 42 years
Colon cancer screening saves lives
Lecture series theme is Justice
Pirates lose football opener to Salmon River 32-36
Lady Pirates start 1-1
Summit girls lose twice
VFW Education Award entries sought
September 19
Enrollment close to last year at Prairie schools
Homecoming King and Queen candidates are pictured
Police Chief talks about solicitor ordinance and other topics
Hospital to sponsore Haunted 5K and poker run
Rabid bat found in Idaho County
Pirates pull away from Genesee in 4th quarter for 56-40 win
Lady Pirates win twice
Summit loses at Logos
Prairie wins Grangeville Tournament, Summit takes consolation
New Prairie Elementary student body officers are pictured
Tycie Peery receives President’s Education Award
Spencer third at Crosscountry meet at Chief Timothy Park
Carcass judging contest held at Sonnen Meats
Teen Living class works to beautify school campus
Sen. Nuxoll warns against Medicaid expansion
Deaths: Walter Isaak, 68, Sept. 11; Rita T. Riener, 86, Sept. 16
Anniversary: Ralph and Sharon Becker celebrate 50th
Birth: Ruger Edmond Doyle Sprute, Sept. 4.
September 26
Westin Crenshaw and Keely Schmidt are Homecoming King and Queen.
Senior class float won the Homecoming float competition
Blood drive set for Oct. 1
Summit Mystery Night is Oct. 5
Lectures to highlight local history
Faye West is hospital employee of the month
Pirates win Homecoming game 54-8 over Kendrick
Lady Pirates win 2 of 3 matches, compete at Border Battle
Peter Spencer 5th overall at crosscountry meet
Summit girls pick up first league win against Highland, lose to Kendrick
Summit enrollment up 14%.
Backcountry Horsemen take a trip to 7 Devils
Cookie Dough sale is starting
Maddie Duman fundraiser is Oct. 20
Death: Rita T. Riener, 86, Sept. 16
October 3
Open house to welcome new hospital CEO
PHS Go Green group cleans ditches
Lane Schumacher and Kyle Schwartz are attendance winners at PES
Youth Ministry hosts Pig-Out Dinner
Jr. high drug free group has after-game party
October is breast cancer awareness month
Moms groups are starting
Pirates rout Lapwai 64-18
Lady Pirates sweep Lapwai
Summit girls win 1 of 4 matches
Golf tournament a success
Birthday: Lee Rehder to celebrate 90th
Birth: McKensie Rae Herzog, granddaughter of Urban and Laura Wassmuth, Sept. 17
Death: Leland Lowe Huntley, 80, Sept. 28
October 10
Blood drive exceeds goals
Multi-school career fair held at Fairgrounds
KC’s annual steak fry is Saturday
Backcountry airstrips subject of lecture
Kelly Turney is Library artisan of the month
Sabrina Lustig, 2nd and Connor Forsman 3rd in Idaho Farm Bureau photo contest
Pirates win 48-0 at C.V.
Lady Pirates win 4 matches, including home match against Genesee
Summit girls win 2 out of 3
Educators and artists explore ways to promote freedom and equality
Monastery joins in patient-centered care awareness month
October 17
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics presents checks from sports physicals to Prairie Junior/Senior High School and Summit Academy
Vince Poxleitner presented VFW Lifetime Achievement Award 
Kyle Westhoff is hospital employee of the month
Local author presents book at lecture
Pirates beat Kamiah 46-0
Lady Pirates beat Potlatch and Troy, seeded #2 to District
Summit loses 3 matches, seeded #5 to District
Peter Spencer takes first at Grangeville meet
Boy Scouts sell pumpkins donated by Bonnie Gehring
Death: Thomas Dean Ingram, 53, Sept. 19
October 24
Prairie Elementary School receives Distinguished Service Award
Dog Bark Park wins scarecrow contest
Cottonwood City Council meets
Tri-Parish Youth participate in 30-hour fast
Chmelik and Nuxoll attend American Lands Council conference
Pirates win 62-12 at Lakeside
Lady Pirates beat Kamiah, lose to Grangeville to end regular season, lose to Troy in District opener
Spencer places first at Potlatch meet, Sky Wilson 4th
Summit girls win season finale, lose District opener to Deary
6 earn medals at Potlatch in USA wrestling
2 Girl Scouts attend Mom and Me camping trip
Cottonwood hosts soccer tourney
Boy Scouts attend Camporee at Chief Timothy Park
Hope Center sponsors free movie
Veterans Day program set
Girl Scouts hold toy drive
Gun Club night shoot to start
Kooskia Internment Camp is lecture subject
Death: Jan Schnider, 71, Oct. 21
October 31
Kindergarten building is sold
J.D. Riener sends a letter from Africa
Yoga classes continue through November
Pirates lose at Troy 28-53
Lady Pirates place third at District, beating Lapwai and Potlatch then losing to Troy again
Spencer, Wilson qualify for state crosscountry
Logos ends Summit girls season
8 earn wrestling medals at C.V.
Toby Hatfield and Carson Forsman are attendance winners at PES
‘Inventing Idaho’ is lecture subject
Hope Center sponsors 3-week workshop
Death: Margaret Forsman, 92, Oct. 24
November 7
City Electric sold to Don Lustig
Businesses offer Veteran’s Day specials
Raven Yorke, Apolonius Enriquez and Brandon Higgins are November students of the month at Prairie Junior/Senior High
Westin Crenshaw and Kayla Duclos are October students of the month
First adult exercise classes are held
Pirates beat Potlatch 46-0 in regular season finale
6 earn medals at Kooskia
Spencer 29th, Wilson 31st at state crosscountry
Volleyball awards are presented
8th grade Gear Up students visit U of I
Brats and Brew winners are named
Prairie Elementary student council holds a door decorating contest
Hospital holds Halloween costume contest
John Eynon to be speaker at Veterans Day event
5th graders visit hospital
Boy Scouts hold Court of Honor
Death: Dustin James Lorentz, 21, Nov. 4
November 14
State School Superintendent Tom Luna visits Prairie
Veterans Day program is well attended
Maurus Uhlorn is artisan of the month at the Library
Pirates dominate Wallace 46-0 in state playoff opener
VFW names Education Contest winners
Sr. Clarissa attends conference
Summit principal and volunteers serve students breakfast
Elks Lodge presents dictionaries to Summit and Prairie 3rd graders
PHS freshmen visit WSU
Hospital to sponsor Angel Tree for 16th year
Anne Frasier is hospital employee of the month
Former high schools are subject of historical society meeting
Death: Regina Forsmann Hollandsworth, 93, Nov. 8
November 21
Cottonwood City Council meets
School Board meets
Gary Campbell presented Quilt of Valor
Improvements eyed for Community Hall basement
Pirates lose to Troy 36-42, settle for third at state
20 turn out for Prairie girls basketball
Summit girls start 3-0
9 turn out for Summit girls team
Update on Sr. Mary Paule Tacke
Senior fitness class celebrates anniversary
NICI offender crew puts up Christmas lights at Centennial Garden
56 earn straight A’s at PJSHS
Deaths: Alice M. Kowaleski, 87; Terence “Terry” Leo Duman, 66, Nov. 17
November 28
Coloring contest starts
Summit Kindergartners dress up for Thanksgiving feast
Importance of Advanced Directives at Hospital
Summit Kindergartners donate to Hope Center Baby Bottle program
Lady Pirates start 3-0 
Pirates named to All-WPL team
Football awards are given
Summit girls improve to 4-0
Mike Duclos named Father of the Year
Library asking children to submit names for their new mascot
Upcoming icon retreat explores painting as prayer
Anniversary: Merlin and Darlene Halbert celebrate 65th
Births: Cora Lea Sonnen, granddaughter of Vern and Lynn Sonnen, Nov. 20; Douglas Xavier Keim, Nov. 18; Rachel Lynn Robinson, Nov. 19, great granddaughter of Hildie and Clifford Miller
Death: Donna J. Spencer, 81, Nov. 20
December 5
Local grocery stores not affected by URM cyber-attack
School Christmas concerts are set
Teen Living class prepares Thanksgiving feast for Mr. Curry’s class at Prairie Junior/Senior High
Kendra Chandler is Hospital employee of the month
VFW Turkey Shoot is held
Lady Pirates beat Kendrick
Summit girls beat Potlatch JV
Football cheerleader awards are given
Students holding food drive
Death: Dorothy Ann Brajcich, 93, Nov. 21
December 12
Cottonwood City Council meets
HOSA students help decorate Hospital for the holidays
Idaho County Shootout is Friday
Grazing conference set for Jan. 7
Peter Remacle and Alexis Schumacher are November attendance winners at PES
Prairie boys win opener at Nezperce
25 turn out for PHS boys basketball
Lady Pirates lose to Lapwai, beat CV.
Summit girls lose to Kendrick, beat Deary
Summit boys beat Kendrick and Deary
11 turn out for Summit boys basketball
Deaths: Albert H. Frei, 98, Nov. 29; Jerry J. Schmidt, 48, Dec. 3; Heath M. Nuxoll, 37, Dec. 2
Birthday: Irene Uptmor celebrates 99th
December 19
Lighted parade set for Dec. 22 at 5 p.m.
Sydney Bruner, Brooks Arnzen and Sarah Seubert are December students of the month at Prairie Junior/Senior High
Idaho County Shootout raises nearly $16,000, Grangeville wins competition
School Board meets
Pirates beat Grangeville, Troy
Lady Pirates beat Troy, Grangeville, lose at Colton
Summit boys and girls both beat Highland
Eagle Scout Court of Honor planned for Chaffee
4-H Citizenship Washington Focus make donations
PHS holds Ugly Quilt contest
December 26
Blood drive date is changed
Avery Riener, Tara Schlader and Nicole Rehder are coloring contest winners
Theresa Shears retires after 49 years of nursing
Hospital holds Christmas door decorating contest
Pirates beat Lapwai and Salmon River, both with big third quarters
Summit girls beat Timberline and Logos
Summit boys win at Logos
Career Fair is held for 7th-12th graders at Prairie
Santa Claus delivers gifts to Monastery
Museum is open for holiday visitors
Winter yoga series starts Jan. 8
Drew Cochran receives service academy nominations

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