Updated July 24, 2008
Proposed policy changes generate interest
Three proposed changes in policy drew interest from several patrons at the July meeting of the school board Monday, July 21. . . .
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Museum awarded $50,000 grant
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho is pleased to announce that they have received a $50,000 grant from the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. of Boise, Idaho. . . .
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Ferdinand fundraiser is July 27
The Ferdinand City Council will be hosting the annual Breakfast Fundraiser in the Community Gym on Sunday July 27th from 9am to 11:30am. . . .
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To Idaho County Rural Solid Waste System Users,
The cost and volume of SOLID WASTE keeps going up.  SOMETHING MUST BE DONE! Recognizing this problem, the Idaho County Commissioners appointed 10 volunteer members to a Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC), and they began meeting in January, 2008. . . .
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Prairie Horizons update
Upcoming activities in the Cottonwood area for August include Movies on the Wall – August 1st.  The  movie is Ratatouille and will be shown at City Park. . . .
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Wrights named cattle family of the year
The Idaho/Lewis County Cattle Association has selected Margie and the late Vern Wright and their family as this year’s Cattle Family of the Year. . . .
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Jam'n in the Park continues
Jam'n in the park has been a wonderful time for family and friends. Once again on Thursday, the 24th, all our musicians who have traveled from around the area, will arrive to entertain you at the Craigmont City Park.  . . .
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PES school supply lists
On this page are the school supply lists for students at Prairie Elementary School this coming school year. . . .
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Students attend TSA National Convention
Five students from Prairie High School attended the 30th National Technology Student Association Convention in Orlando, Florida, June 28 through July 2nd. . . .
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Volleyball meeting set
On Wednesday, July 30th at 6:00 p.m. the PHS Volleyball team will be holding a meeting at the Middle School cafeteria. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor that appeared in this week's Chronicle. . . .
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Lyle Wirtanen, Director, shows his delight at receiving a grant from the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc. for the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude endowment. See story at left.

The kids at the Summer Reading Program enjoyed hearing an amusing story read by Rick Johnson called "Diary of a Worm". They also painted lady bug rocks.

Dan Coburn sings to the kids at the Summer Reading Program.  He also read an encouraging, true story to them. Any child who wishes to attend the program is encouraged to come this Thursday at the library from 1:30-3:00.

From left are Steve Baerlocher, Kyle Holthaus, Garrett Workman, Chance Ratcliff, Alex Richardson and Jerry Richardson at the TSA National convention. See story at left.

Shown are the 2008-09 officers for the Cottonwood Lions Club after they were sworn in Monday evening at a picnic in the city park. From left are Jim Remacle, director; Carl Schmidt, treasurer, Nate Gentry, Tail Twister; Elred Nuxoll, Lion Tamer; Don Murphy, secretary; Mike Nuxoll, 1st vice-president and director and Greg Wherry, president. Not shown is Martin Fowler, 2nd vice-president and director. 

This week Dan’s Burger Barn was placed on the east side of the football fieldhouse.This storage/Barn is sponsored by generous donations in memory of Dan Kaschmitter to the Prairie Booster Club with the majority of the donations given to the Club last September. The Clark Hinkelman family also donated money in memory of Clark. The Booster Club has been given other donations, a list of which will be displayed on the Barn. The Burger Barn will house items used by the Prairie Booster Club and will be used during the Prairie Schools football games. The Prairie Booster Club would like to acknowledge donated time and labor from Robert and Linda Nida and Gordon and Marilyn Harman. Anyone wishing to donate memorials or to contribute to the ongoing improvement of Dan’s Burger Barn, please send a check payable to the Prairie Booster Club, P.O. Box 182, Cottonwood, ID 83522. Any questions, just call Chris Kaschmitter, 962-3550.

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