Updated  October 11, 2007
Blood drive set for Tuesday
A reminder  that the blood drive is coming next Tuesday, October 16 from 12 noon to 6 pm in Cottonwood.  . . .
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Youth Choir rehearsals to start
The Prairie Youth Choir will be starting rehearsals on Wednesday, October 17th in the Prairie Elementary Music Room. . . .
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Mailboats in Hells Canyon
On Thursday, October 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Spirit Center at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, Carole Simon-Smolinski will discuss and show a powerpoint presentation on the mailboats in Hells Canyon in the 1930s and 1940s. . . . 
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Vein specialist is featured speaker
Dr. Alan Muench will be the featured speaker at the next ‘Our Health Our Community’ public forum on Thursday, October 18, 7:00 p.m. at the Soltman Center. . . .
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Curriculum aligned to state standards
October 4, 5, 2007, Cottonwood School District staff and administration met to talk about curriculum and aligning standards.  . . .
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Judging team places first
The Idaho County 4-H Livestock Judging Team placed first at the University of Idaho Ag Days 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Moscow Saturday, September 29th. . . .
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Railroad centennial to be observed
After many years of waiting, the railroad line was finally completed in 1907 from Culdesac to Vollmer (now Craigmont), and everyone was glad to see it arrive. . . .
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Pirates lose in final seconds
For the second straight year the Prairie football team lost to Troy in the final seconds of a game that could’ve gone either way. The final score was 36-44 at Cottonwood Friday, Oct. 5. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose 3 matches, start District on Saturday; Spirit Night winners named
The Lady Pirates volleyball team lost league matches against Deary and Nezperce and lost a non-league match to Grangevile to finish their regular season. They face Culdesac in a play-in match at District on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
The Prairie High School student body held a spirit night at the final home volleyball game Monday, Oct. 8, with prizes awarded for best dressed and most spirit. . . .
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The Grangeville Elks#1825 has begun to distribute the 3rd grade dictionaries to area schools. Shown are Leading Knight Jay Hinterlong and the students from Summit Academy (bottom photo) and Prairie Elementary schools (top photo) in Cottonwood. 

One of the mailboats that used to be seen in Hells Canyon on the Snake River. They are featured in the Lecture series at the Monastery of St. Gertrude Thursday evening. See story at left.

For the twelfth year in a row, St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics provided sports physicals for the area students.  The students were charged $25.00 for the physical, of which $15.00 is donated back to the athletic department of their respective schools.  These physicals are required by the Idaho High School Athletic Association.  This year 161 area students received physicals at one of St. Mary's Clinics with a total of $2415.00 being donated back to their schools.
St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics would like to wish all the area athletics the best of luck in the upcoming school year. In the top two photos Jessica Gehring, student body president, and Travis Mader, athletic director, show the $35check received by Prairie High School and MaKayla Schaeffer, student body president and Rene' Forsmann, principal, show the$660 check received by Prairie Middle School. In the lower photo Dave Goeckner, principal, and Danielle Stubbers, student body president, show the $90 check received by Summit Academy. 

Idaho County Livestock Judging Team - Wyatt Williams, Justin Robie, and Jared Robie.  Not Pictured:  Laine Pratt. They were overall champs at the UI judging contest. See story above left.

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