Updated September 21, 2006
Released Time requesting course credit for classes
Nick and Cherie McDonough of Prairie Released Time put in a request to have Released Time classes considered for credit at the September meeting of the school board Monday, Sept. 18.
Cherie said they were concerned that the increasing graduation requirements would make it harder for students to fit the Released Time religious classes into their schedules. . . .
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Sports physical checks presented
For the eleventh year in a row, St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics provided sports physicals for the area students. . . .
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Wellness course is offered
We’ve all been told how important it is to take care of ourselves.   If you have been watching for an opportunity to learn more about how to improve your health through proper nutrition, handling daily stress, and by adding exercise to your lifestyle, it’s time to take action. . . .
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Public meetings are planned
The Bureau of Land Management announces the completion of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) covering 143,830 acres of public lands administered by the Cottonwood Field Office.  When completed, the RMP will describe broad, multiple-use guidance for managing public lands in the Cottonwood Field Office planning area.  These lands are located in Latah, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewis, Idaho and Adams counties in north-central Idaho. . . .
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Golf Scramble a success
The third annual golf scramble put on by the Prairie Booster Club was a huge success. The booster club raised $1,700 to go into the high-school uniform fund. . . .
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West Nile virus reported in area
West Nile virus (WNV) has been reported in a Clearwater County resident this week.  Last month two Idaho County residents tested positive for the same virus.  Each of these cases had travel histories outside of their respective counties during the time they could have been infected.  There is no way to determine if they received their exposure to infected mosquitoes in Clearwater and/or Idaho County while they were traveling. . . .
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Pirates dominate against Lapwai
The Prairie football team thoroughly dominated the Lapwai Wildcats in rolling to a 50-0 win at  Lapwai Friday, Sept. 15. . . .
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Lady Pirates have tough week
The Prairie Lady Pirates won just one of 6 matches during the past week. They lost at Deary and Kendrick in league matches as well as at Grangeville while winning 1 of 3 matches in the Prairie Volleyball Tournament. . . .
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Mystery Night is Saturday; Summit students helping
Summit Academy’s 2006 Mystery Night Fiesta is this Saturday, September 23rd at Greencreek Community Hall. . . .
The 5th/6th grade class of Summit Academy is going to do yard work for those who may need some help. . . .
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Tina Fernandez, RN presents a check to Daniel Sigler, Prairie High School Student Body Vice-President in the amount of $360.00. 

Tina Fernandez, RN,  presents a check to Devon Schmidt, Prairie Middle School Student Body President in the amount of $90.00

Tina Fernandez, RN presents a check to Amber Nuxoll, Summit Academy Student Body President in the amount of $45.00. See story at left for more info on what the checks represent.

Idaho Dept. of Transportation workers ready an auger to drill a hole for the base of one of the new streetlight poles they’re installing in Cottonwood. When done there will be new poles along Main St. and on King St. from Main to the location shown in front of the Chronicle building. 

Travis Mader, PHS football coach, receives a check from Chris Kaschmitter of the Prairie Booster Club. Money was raised from the Boosters’ golf tournament for the school athletic uniforms.

Thank you to the hospital staff for backpacks and school supplies donated to Prairie Middle School. This generous donation provides for those students who need help. Displaying the supplies-- Student Body Vice President Betty Clark and President Devon Schmidt. 

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