Updated June 13, 2019
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council held their June meeting Monday, June 10. . . .
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33 earn straight A's at Prairie Jr./Sr. High
33 students at Prairie Jr./Sr. High School earned straight A’s for the second semester of the 2018-19 school year. . . .
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County 4-H Spring Livestock Show is held
The annual Idaho County 4-H Spring Livestock Show was held Saturday, June 8th at the Idaho County Fair Grounds in Cottonwood. . . .
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County Democrats Picnic and Pie Auction set for June 23
Sunday, June 23 is Idaho County Democrats’ annual fundraiser, a Picnic and Pie Auction. . . .
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County GOP to meet
The Idaho County Republican Central Committee will be holding their monthly meeting Tuesday, June 18, 2019, . . .
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Isabella Nau is state finalist
Isabella Nau, daughter of Christopher and Patricia Nau of Georgia and granddaughter of Greg and Wendy Nau of Ferdinand, is a state finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant. . . .
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Sister Betty Schumacher celebrates Golden Jubilee
On Saturday, June 8, Sister Betty Schumacher celebrated her Golden Jubilee —  fifty years of monastic profession — with the St. Gertrude’s monastic community, family, and friends. . . .
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Winchester Saturday Market begins this Saturday
The first annual Winchester Saturday Market begins Saturday, June 15th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., outdoors in downtown Winchester, Idaho, on Main Street/Nezperce Street. . . .
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3 on 3 Basketball at Winchester Days
Winchester Days will feature a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Saturday, July 6, starting at 8 a.m. on Nezperce Avenue in Winchester. . . .
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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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Ashle’ Sowa’s Kindergartners at Prairie Elementary School visited the fire station last week. Click on the photo for a larger view.

This summer, the Prairie Community Library is hosting the Summer Reading Program. This fun program is a way to help kids get excited about reading and learning during the summer. The theme this year is Dinosaurs. It will be June 12th, 13th, 14th, 17th, 19th, and 20th from 9:30am - 11:30am at the Prairie Community Library. Children Kindergarten through 6th are invited. Come one, or come all days! Hope to see you there! For questions and  more information, contact the Prairie Community Library at (208)-962-3714 or check them out on Facebook @Prairie Community Library.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Cottonwood Recycling Center, which was going to close after June 1 will now stay open for at least a while longer. Isaiah Williams, pictured in front of the recycling bins, has agreed to take over manning  the site and it will continue to be open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Although he has taken over manning the site, more volunteer help would be much appreciated. Click on the photo for a larger view..

Remodeling work continues on the former School District offices as the building is being converted into the Sisters Apartments. Some of the new windows have already been installed with more installed on the opposite side. A new ramped entryway will be built on the side shown which faces Church Street. Click on the photo for a larger view.

HUB International is proud to announce that Jordyn Higgins, a 2019 graduate of Prairie High School, has been awarded the Dee and Ina McKern Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 – Administered by the Washington State Grange on behalf of Grange Insurance Association. She is the daughter of Hub employee, Bryan Higgins and Becky Higgins of Kamiah, ID. We are very proud of Jordyn and are excited for the bright future that lies ahead.  Each student who applies is required to write an essay about themselves and their family, future goals, volunteer work in high school or for the community and their plan for college.  Jordyn is shown with Cassi Lockett, a local agent for Grange Insurance Association through HUB International NW. Photo submitted by Cassi Lockett. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded 85 students from its five-state territory a total of $212,500 in scholarships. The 22 2019 Scholarship Program winners from Idaho will each receive a $2,500 college scholarship. One of those recipients recently graduated from Prairie High School. Theresa Wemhoff, daughter of Roger and Annette Wemhoff of Grangeville, will be attending Brescia University.

Jack Wimer has started to sell off some of the lots he purchased with the former K-1 School Building that he converted into the Schoolhouse Apartments. One house has already been started with the foundation shown along Church St. just west of the Schoolhouse Apartments. Click on the photo for a larger view.

New signage was installed last week for HUB International (formerly Harman Agency.) Click on the photo for a larger view.
The Prairie Booster Club’s second annual Kickball Tournament that was scheduled for last Thursday, June 6, has been rescheduled to this coming Thursday, June 13. The tournament was rescheduled due to the rainy weather last Thursday. It will be held at the Prairie football/track facility starting at 5 p.m. Dan’s Burger Barn will be open as well. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Prairie Schools. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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