Updated January 17, 2008
Ron Grant appointed to Council
Ron Grant was approved for appointment to fill the vacant position on the Cottonwood City Council at their January meeting Monday, Jan. 14. . . .
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SMHC receives $22,000 grant
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics recently received a grant from the Boise Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.  The $22,691 in grant funds will be used to educate area women about breast cancer and provide 150 wellness exams and 50 mammograms at no cost for uninsured and underinsured women. . . .
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Ski Scoop
Well another weekend has come and gone.  Rumor has it that Friday night was some of the best skiing of the season.  This weekend will be an extended weekend with the observance of Martin King Luther Jr. day on Monday the 21st. . . . 
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Blood drive reminder
Just a reminder that the blood drive will be coming on Tuesday, January 22 from 12 noon to 6 PM.. . .
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NOSDA training; Offer to host meeting
St. Mary’s Hospital will sponsor training sessions for people interested in volunteering with the No One Shall Die Alone program. . . .
Representatives from St. Mary’s Hospital and St. Gertrude’s Monastery in Cottonwood have offered to host a meeting for people interested in exploring investment opportunities to build and administer a retirement/assisted living center in the area. . . .
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Prairie Horizon Group update
The Intergenerational Action Group is working on two very large projects. . . .
The Idaho Horizons Summit will be an exciting and interactive opportunity to connect your Horizons community with potential partners. . . .
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Artist in Residence teaches beading skills
Last week Cottonwood schools were pleased to host Artist in-Residence, Jeanne Leffingwell, from Moscow, Idaho, who is nationally known for her architectural bead sculptures. Her work has been exhibited across the United States- including the American Craft Museum in New York City. . . .
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52 shooters at opening weekend of Camas Prairie Trapshoot
Cottonwood Gun Club started the season with 52 people shooting of which 9 are new shooters. The weather was nice and sunny. Scoring 25's were Mike Long and Ralph Terhaar. . . .
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Pirates split league games
Last week the Prairie Pirates split a pair of league games, winning big at Culdesac then two nights later losing big at home to Genesee. . . .
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Lady Pirates win at Deary
Jennifer Enneking connected on her first 4 attempts from 3-point range then hit 4 of 6 free throws down the stretch to lead the Prairie Lady Pirates to a 40-30 league win at Deary Friday, Jan. 11. . . .
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Three earn medals at Orofino Tournament
James Jackson, Michael Matson and Jake Wimer each came away with a medal at the Orofino Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12. . . .
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Summit boys win 1 of 3, girls lose 2
Summit Academy's boys varsity team won 1 of their last 3 games while their girls team lost twice. . . .
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SMHC recently received a $22,000 grant from the Boise Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. (l-r) Jeanette Gorman, Theresa Uptmor, Shari Kuther and Pam McBride, SMHC staff members, will help coordinate the project. See story at left

Prairie Booster Club president Chris Kaschmitter, second from right, presents a check for $200 to (from left) Gina Seubert, Wendy Stauffer and Calista Karel. The money is to help cover the expenses for Gina and Calista to attend the State Honors Choir performance at Pocatello. Stauffer is the Choir director at PHS. 

Jerry Richardson has submitted more photos of his students building Christmas gifts. In this photo are Randy Becker, Dani Cochran and Meranda Chaffee building elephant rockers. For several more photos click on the photo.

In the top photo Kayla Lorentz is intent on making a beaded bracelet during the Artist-In-Residence session last week. In the lower photo several girls show the bracelets they made. For more photos and information see Artist in Residence article at left.

The PHS dance team kicks it up during their number at halftime of the boys game against Genesee. The District competition which was to be at Prairie on Jan. 26 has been moved to Feb. 2 at Kamiah at 10 a.m. 

Ronald George makes a jump on his snowboard at Cottonwood Butte. See Ski Scoop above left.

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