Updated April 17, 2008
Council passes building code ordinance
The Cottonwood City Council passed an ordinance adopting the 2006 International Building Code at their regular April meeting Monday, April 14. . . .
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Shooting incident at hospital
On April 9, 2008, at approximately 1:00 a.m. while being treated for chest pain at St. Mary’s hospital in Cottonwood, inmate Douglas G. Wood attempted to escape by disarming Chief Jailer Rick Shira. . . .
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29 make A honor roll at Prairie Middle School
Twenty-nine students made the A honor roll for the third quarter at Prairie Middle School. . . .
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Frie training set for Monday
The Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a training exercise next Monday evening, April 21, in a house at 1301 School Street that was gutted by fire last year. . . .
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Henry appointed to museum board
The annual conference of the Idaho Association of Museums (IAM) was hosted by the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude on March 27-29. The conference took place in the Spirit Center at the Monastery of St. Gertrude where some 41 museum professionals and volunteers from around the state attended this annual event. . . .
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Heath awarded Soroptimist scholarship
Soroptimist International of Grangeville and the Grangeville Elks Lodge No. 1825 held a reception Wednesday, April 9th at the Elks Lodge honoring outstanding scholars and their parents in our area. . . .
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Meet the Candidates forum set
Idaho County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a “Meet The Candidates” for the U. S. Senate and House of Representative positions in the Primary Election. . . .
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Class of 2006 photos sought
The Prairie High School Honor Society members are currently working to restore and finish the graduation picture displays in the upper hallway of the high school. The hallway displays senior graduation pictures spanning from 1937 to the present time.  . . .
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Wellness Day held; Games rescheduled
While some students attempted to change the color of their BioDots through relaxation techniques, others tried to toss a ball to a friend while wearing impairment glasses, and still others were drawing “wanted” posters of their friends while learning more about their classmates. . . .
Several Prairie baseball games that were postponed recently have been rescheduled. . . .
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Lady Pirates sweep Kendrick
The Prairie softball team extended their winning streak to 33 games with a league doubleheader sweep, 21-1 and 17-5, at Kendrick Tuesday, April 8. . . .
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Prairie competed at two track meets last week
In a meet on Tuesday at Kamiah, Kenneth Enneking won the discus and Brock Heath won the 1600. In the Clearwater River Invitational on Saturday, Kyler Shumway extended his school record in the shot put to pick up a win. . . .
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In the top photo Carson Heath is awarded a certificate recognizing him as the recipient of the $1000 Soroptimist's scholarship. In the lower photo he is shown with his parents Gordon Heath and Theresa Carter after receiving the  award. See story at left.

Chris Kaschmitter of the Prairie Booster Club presents a $1000 check to Rene’ Forsmann, principal at Prairie Middle School. The money is to go toward new scoreclocks. They also received $1500 from the 5th & 6th grade basketball program and $2000 from Pepsi. The school appreciates the contributions.

Chris Kaschmitter of the Prairie Booster Club presents checks to PHS athletic director Travis Mader. They are for the home game 3-pointers made by the PHS varsity basketball teams: $1 for each, $60 for the boys and $46 for the girls. Money will go into the respective basketball programs.

Martina Everson and Colter Renee’ are March’s attendance winners.  Colter received a fishing pole with gummy worms while Martin received a photo album with a decorative candle.
Student body president, Makayla Schaeffer, and vice president, Megan Sigler, handed Leslie Nida an envelope for $100.00.  The student body and staff collected money to help defer costs for her father while he is going through treatment.

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