Updated October 17, 2019
'Chinese in Idaho' is lecture subject
The 20th Annual Historical Museum at St. Gertrude Fall Lecture Series continues with presentations at both 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17, with Lyle Wirtanen, who will present “Chinese in Idaho.” . . .
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Mystery Night set for Nov. 2
Leave your poker face at home and join us for St. John Bosco Academy’s 22nd annual Mystery Night on November 2nd at the Greencreek Hall. . . .
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Syringa to host town hall event
Join Syringa Hospital & Clinics as we share information on selected services and open the floor to questions from the community during the regularly scheduled lunch at the Grangeville Senior Center on Wednesday, October 30 at noon. . . .
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6th grade service project
What does it mean to be Responsible, Ready and Respectful? . . .
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VFW education contest deadline is Oct. 31
The annual VFW Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy contest deadlines are coming up soon as entries have to be in by October 31 . . .
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Local hospitals join Northwest Hospital Alliance
On Friday September 27, three new hospitals joined the Northwest Hospital Alliance. Syringa Hospital and Clinics in Grangeville, Clearwater Valley Hospital in Orofino, and St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, are the newest members of the Alliance.  . . .
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District Volleyball start Saturday
The Class 1A, Div. 1, District 2 volleyball tournament gets underway Saturday, Oct. 19. . . .
The District bracket is also shown on this page.
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Federal Duck Stamp now available at Post Office
On March 16, 1934, Congress passed, and President Roosevelt signed, the Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act, popularly known as the Duck Stamp Act. . . .
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Pirates win big over Lapwai
The Prairie football team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 77-14 thrashing of the Lapwai Wildcats at Cottonwood Friday, Oct. 11. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 3 matches, also win Nezperce Tournament
It was a busy week for the Prairie Volleyball team with 3 league matches plus a tournament. They won 2 of the 3 league matches and were the championship team at the tournament. . . .

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3 earn medals to Moscow
3 girls on the Prairie Cross Country team finished in the top 10 at the Bob Weisel Moscow Invitational Meet Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Moscow Elks Golf Course in Moscow. . . .
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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. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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The Prairie cheerleaders held a Cheer Camp recently for Elementary School girls and the youngsters got to show what they had learned at halftime of last Friday’s football game. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The young cheerleaders joined the regular cheerleaders for their jumping jacks after one of Prairie’s touchdowns. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Rosary Rally in honor of Our Lady of Fatima was well attended by approximately 70 people. The majority of the people went on the walk and prayed the rosary. They were escorted by two men from the Sheriff’s Posse, Larry and Mike McPherson, who did a great job of directing traffic. The rest of the people who did not want to walk stayed at the church and prayed the rosary.   Photo by Charlene Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Elementary would like to thank the Prairie Booster Club for buying an outdoor speaker for Friday recesses. The kids are enjoying having fun music and dancing to wrap up their weeks. The students really appreciate the Boosters' support! The top photo shows students with the speaker and the lower photo shows several of them dancing to the music coming from the speaker. Photos submitted by Prairie Elementary School. Click on each photo to see a larger view.

Fourteen members of the St. Gertrude’s Academy graduating class of 1959, along with their spouses, gathered at the home of Vivia Enneking on September 14th to celebrate their 60 years since graduating from SGA. Social hour began at 3:30 with snacks and drinks served out on the patio. Lots of visiting and catching up with each other was enjoyed, as some had not seen each other in over 40 years. A delicious Prime Rib and Asian Chicken dinner was served at 6:30pm. The dinner was prepared and served by Vivia's granddaughter Jessica and her husband Jeremy Meyers. Pictured in front row from left to right are: Elaine Seubert Kinzer; Ruth Kopczynski Fitzpatrick; Helen Carlson Shaller; Mitzi Lurwig Imhoff; Dorean Uptmor Nuxoll; Judy Lustig Renshaw and Donna Hilbert Zellers. Back row left to right are: Dennis Seubert; Vivia Seubert Enneking; Vern Uptmor; Gerald Wimer; Bill Wemhoff and Tim Kopczynski. In attendance, but not in the photograph was Tony Schmidt. A special Thank you goes to Judy Lustig Renshaw for getting this group together. Photo submitted by Vivia Enneking. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Uptmor family reunion was enjoyed last week in Park City, Utah.  Activities included animal encounters at Utah’s Hogle Zoo, a visit to Utah Olympic Park, a tram ride to the summit of Snowbird and the popular Oktoberfest at the Snowbird resort.  Left to right:  Beth Forsmann, Joyce Nuxoll, Earl Uptmor, Arlene Uptmor, Vern Uptmor, Crystal Uptmor, John Funke, Mary Funke, Roger Funke, Lynne Funke, Lynnae Iffrig, Lorraine Nuxoll, Roger Price, Mark Uptmor, Jack Uptmor, Steve Burns, Ann Burns, Carla Wilkins and Jeff Wilkins.  Steve and Ann Burns planned and scheduled the events for the reunion. Photo submitted by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie band plays the fight song prior to the football game Friday. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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