Updated February 21, 2019
5th Annual Purse Auction set for April 7
The auction committee is in full swing collecting donations for the 5th annual UWCA Purse Auction set for Sunday, April 7 at the Cottonwood Community Hall. . . .
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Historical photos sought for community archive
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude is building a collection of historical photos of Camas Prairie and the surrounding river areas. The photos should depict communities and features such as barns, post offices, main streets, community celebrations and people. . . .
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Ski Skoop
The snow keeps falling and the skiers and snowboarders keep escaping to the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area!! . . .
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Reubens Sausage Feed set for March 3
The Reubens Community Church is hosting the 55th annual Reubens Sausage Feed which will take place on Sunday March 3rd from 10 am to 3 pm at the Community Center in Reubens, Idaho. . . .
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Higgins named WPL Player of the Year; 3 named to all-tournament team
Jordyn Higgins was named as the White Pine League Division 1 girls player of the year. . . .
Three members of the Prairie Lady Pirates were named to the all-state tournament team  . . .
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Zephyrs sign-ups set for March 2
The American Legion Baseball team, The Camas Prairie Zephyrs,  will hold sign-ups on March 2nd . . .
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Six shoot perfect 25's
Cottonwood Gun Club had six perfect 25’s recorded during Week 6 of the 10-Week Shoot. . . .
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UI Extension offers workshop
University of Idaho Extension is offering: Natural Resource Planning for Rural Landowners . . .
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ITD launches awareness campaign about Star Card
A year after Idaho began issuing the Star Card, Idaho's Real ID, five percent of Idahoans have applied for the card. Without it on a driver's license, citizens won't be able to board a plane or enter a federal facility. . . .
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Prairie Imperial Bowl to host beer tasting
Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont will be hosting a Beer Tasting fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the bowling alley in Craigmont. . . .
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Pirates stay alive at District
The Prairie boys basketball team struggled on offense against Potlatch in their District opener and lost 33-38 Thursday, Feb. 14 at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston. They bounced back Monday, Feb. 18 with a 67-32 win over Genesee at Cottonwood to start the long trek to a possible state berth. . . .
Late update-Prairie beat Troy Tuesday, 76-49. They play Wallace at Post Falls Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. If they win they would play the Oakley-Glenns Ferry winner Saturday, Feb. 23 at McCall at 1 p.m. MST.
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Lady Pirates win 1 of 3 at State
After a promising start, Prairie wound up losing 2 of their 3 games at State and finished without a trophy for the first time since 2011.
At Columbia High School in Nampa, Prairie opened the tournament with a dominant 78-31 win over District 3 champion Notus on Thursday, Feb. 14. On Friday, Feb. 15 they lost 27-30 to eventual champion Shoshone. On Saturday, Feb. 16 they lost in the third place game to Lapwai 64-67. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Jennifer and Danielle Cochran with the plaques of appreciation they received from the City of Cottonwood for being “Outstanding Volunteers for the City of Cottonwood Police Department.” Photo provided by Jennifer Cochran. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Museum staff Shirley Gehring shown with a life-size historical photo at the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude. The Museum seeks historical photos of Camas Prairie and the surrounding areas for its digital archive. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of youngsters enjoying  the new snow at Cottonwood Butte over the weekend. Photo by April Lustig. See Ski Skoop above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Skiers at the top of a hill look out over the prairie on Cottonwood Butte. Photo by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A skier goes over a dropoff on Cottonwood Butte. Photo provided by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie cheerleaders spelled out P H S with their pompoms during a break in the action at the girls state tournament. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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