Updated March 6, 2008
Parking concerns on Main Street
City Hall has been receiving complaints regarding parking on Main Street, and the complainants have asked that I address this issue via the newspaper in an attempt to get everyone’s cooperation in complying with Cottonwood Municipal Code 10.08.010. . . .
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County escapee is recaptured
At approximately 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, Idaho County had a subject escape from custody after being returned from a medical visit to the hospital. . . .
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Ski Scoop
Well here it is the end of the season and what a great season it has been. . . .
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SMHC to offer colorectal cancer forums; Patients encourage colonoscopies
Dr. Andrew Jones will be the featured speaker at two public forums on Colorectal Cancer in March during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. . . .
March is designated as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.  St. Mary’s Hospital is doing its part to raise awareness locally about this preventable disease. . . .
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Prairie Horizons update
Welcome to the Prairie Action Group met last Thursday at the monastery and discussed various action items they are working on at this time. . . .
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Hospitals launch new website design
If you want to know something about St. Mary’s Hospital & Clinics in Cottonwood or Clearwater Valley Hospital & Clinics in Orofino, a wide range of information is a few clicks away on their newly designed hospital website, www.smh-cvhc.org. . . .
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Students tour LCSC campus
The Prairie Middle School 7th and 8th graders toured the LCSC campus on February 28th. . . .
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Only one perfect 25 posted this week
The Cottonwood Gun Club posted a 72.6 score in sunny and cool conditions Sunday, March 2 in the 8th week of the 10-week Camas Prairie Trapshoot. . . .
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Baseball Schedule
The Prairie baseball team had a late addition to the schedule-they open this Friday at the Orofino Tournament playing St. Maries at 4 p.m. on Friday and Colton at 9 a.m. on Saturday. . . . 
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Girls Softball schedule
On this page is the schedule for the PHS softball team. . . .
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Track season schedule
On this page is the schedule for the PHS Track team. . . .
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Mystery Night theme chosen; Summit to present "The Pony Espresso"
Summit Academy is announcing the 2008 Mystery Night theme, which is “Gold Rush”. It will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2008, . . .
Summit Academy is presenting the play “The Pony Espresso” by Rachel Davidson on March 13-15 at the Summit Academy Gym. . . .
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Auditions for this year's Missoula Children's Theatre production of "The Amazing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" were held Monday at the Elementary School gym. The play will be performed at the PHS gym on Friday, March 7 at 1:00 and 7:00  p.m. Click on the top photo for a larger version.

Alex Duman and Hunter McWilliams received February’s attendance award.  They won a healthy prize to go along with the Fitness Challenge the Middle School students are taking part in.  The two boys received a blender with a smoothie recipe book.

The Prairie 5th and 6th grade basketball teams distributed money raised by their annual basketball tournament. in the top photo Appy Enriquez and Brandi Gehring, present Mrs. Forsmann with a $1500 check for the gymnasium. They are hoping the money helps purchase new score boards that are badly needed in the gym. In the lower photo Bryson Higgins and Daun Hoene presented Erin Shears and the Discovery Center a check for $500 from the basketball teams.  The Discovery Center has been very generous with helping players get to and from practices as well as home at night.

The 7th and 8th grade PE classes (above two pictures) showed their pride and respect for the gym floor by taking time out of their schedules to hand wash the entire floor!  Thanks kids; it looks great!

The main cast members of Summit Academy's production of  "The Pony Espresso" from left are Buck the hero (Dylan Prigge), Star (Margaret Yalbuw), Mo the villain (Josh Frei), Dee Caff (Rachel Wemhoff) and Barb Dwyer (Tara Stubbers). See story for more info.

Kyle Daly and Kara Guyer, Prairie High School Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) members, will be posting flyers publicizing the March 11 forum on Colorectal Cancer featuring Dr. Andy Jones.  They will also be distributing toothbrushes that say “You brush your teeth to prevent cavities consider colorectal cancer screening to prevent Colon Cancer.”

Mrs. Nancy Arnzen and Mrs. Kathy Riener held a drawing during lunch on Friday, Feb. 29th.  Students were to count the number of M & M’s in the jar.  There were 404 total in the jar.  Students who won were Ashley Cannon who guessed 456 and Adrianne Nuxoll who guessed 447.  Thanks for making lunch fun cooks!!

The Middle School gym looks a lot sharper with new stage curtains.

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