Updated March 2, 2006
School board meets
Superintendent Stan Kress informed the school board at their regular February meeting, Feb. 22, that the legislature is still dragging their feet on addressing the school building fund problems. . . .
[Read full story]
Museum to celebrate 75th anniversary
In 2006, The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will celebrate its 75th anniversary, making it one of the longest continuously operating museums in the Northwest.  Begun in 1931 by Sister Alfreda  Elsensohn, the museum continues to reflect the history of north central Idaho. . . .
[Read full story]

Escapee didn't get far
An escaped offender has been apprehended outside the North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI). . . .
[Read full story]

Uptmor gets to tour Air Force Base
Nancy Uptmor, the Career Development Instructor at Prairie High School, was selected by the United States Air Force to be a participant in the 2006 Distinguished Educator Tour in San Antonio, Texas. . . .
[Read full story]

Ski Scoop
Cottonwood Butte Ski Area received 8 of new snow last Thurs. night making conditions for Craigmont Schools ideal for a day of skiing, Friday. . . .
[Read full story]

Jackson earns state medal; Pirates season ended; AAU team wins tournament
James Jackson earned a sixth place medal at the state wrestling meet. . . .
Genesee ended the Pirates basketball season. . . .
A local team made up of Prairie Middle School students won a 12-team basketball tournament that they hosted. . . .
[Read full story]

8th grade team finishes unbeaten
The Prairie Jr. High Volleyball teams finished off their season with a tournament in Clearwater Valley.  The 8th grade team took 1st place for the 2nd year in a row at the CV tourney and the 7th grade team took 2nd place. . . .
[Read full story]

'Rose Ball' held
On Friday February 10th, Summit held its annual Rose Ball. The fathers and daughters came to the
 school for a dinner and dance for the evening. . . .
[Read full story]


Randi Schumacher, honor, and Josh Gabica, outstanding, are students of the month for February at Prairie High School. Josh  is an outstanding student in all ways.  He is a straight A student, a fine basketball player, and has excellent citizenship.  He is always positive and friendly with his classmates and teachers.  Randi  takes the time to ensure her work is of acceptable and superb quality.  Her work is always completed thoroughly, and she asks questions when she is unsure of something.  These qualities will continue to bring her success in all her future endeavors.

The Cottonwood Fire Department visited Prairie Elementary last week for a fire safety program. Afterwards the Kindergartners posed with the firemen and one of the firetrucks.

The Prairie High School TSA class built the cabinet to hold the fish tank and the equipment for the Hatchery in the Classroom Project.  Thanks for your help!
Pictured with TSA advisor, Jerry Richardson are Tim Russell and Chris Schumacher.  

The Prairie Dance Team performed their dance to the James Bond theme at the boys district game last Friday.Back from left are Jami Riener and Lauren Gehring. Front from left are Lauren Duman, Ashley Nuxoll and Heather Schumacher.

Nancy Uptmor at one of the jet fighter cockpits during her visit at Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. See story at left.

Cottonwood, Idaho 83522

Click on ad to see some samples

Pastor's Column

Events Calendar
(if you have an event you want on the events calendar, contact the editor at the email address below)

Classified Ads

Subscription Info

Previous Updates

Local Links

503 King St.
P.O. Box 157
Cottonwood, ID 83522-0157
Fax 208-962-7131


Template Designed by:


©Copyright Cottonwood Chronicle 2006. All rights reserved.