Updated August 14, 2008
School supply lists for Prairie Elementary and Prairie Middle Schools can be found by clicking on this text. See Summit News below for Summit Academy List.

Four vie for 2009 Idaho County Fair Royalty
There are four young ladies competing for the three positions on the Idaho County Fair Royalty this year, 2 from Cottonwood and 2 from Grangeville. . . .
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School board adopts new policies
The School Board adopted three new policies at their regular August meeting Monday, August 11. . . .
Also on this page are the bus routes for the upcoming school year. . . .
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SMHC receives Relay for Life award
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics received an award from the Clearwater to Salmon River Relay for Life program for their support of this year’s event.  . . .
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Raspberry Festival winners listed
On August 3 approximately 2,700 people, eclipsing last year’s attendance record of 2,200, enjoyed a beautiful, fun-filled day at the 16th Annual Raspberry Festival in Cottonwood. . . .
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Beginning Band to have 'Jump Start'; Find a new home for those orphaned instruments
There will be a “Jump Start’ meeting for 5th grade beginning band students Monday, August 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Middle School Band Room according to John Eynon, music director for the Prairie School District. . . .
Prairie School District’s new music director is looking to adopt any band instruments that have been orphaned and need a new musician to care for them. . . .
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GROW!2008 small groups forming
Let’s start talking… about GROW! 2008.  Everybody is invited to become a part of the third season of GROW!  . . .
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New ultrasound tech at Syringa
Syringa Hospital & Clinics welcome their newest employee Bonnie Radavich.  Bonnie joined Syringa this May as an ultrasound technologist and is responsible for all ultrasound services.  . . .
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Beer Garden supports youth pilgrimage
The youth in Cottonwood are planning a pilgrimage to Italy. This trip will be held during Spring Break of 2009.. . .
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Fall Sports meeting; Football practice starts Monday; Bowling leagues start soon
Athletes, Parents, and interested community members: Prairie High School will be holding our fall sports meetings on August 14th at 7:00 p.m. at the high school. . . .
The first day of football practice for the PHS football team will be Monday, August 18 at 7 p.m. . . .
Several bowling leagues at Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont will be starting up in early September and are looking for new bowlers. . . .
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Guyer plays for AAU softball team; Volleyball practice starts Friday; Rodeo at Winchester Aug. 16-17
During this summer Kara Guyer participated in a traveling sixteen and under AAU traveling softball team from Lewiston, called the Northwest Bombers. . . .
Volleyball practice starts Friday morning August 15th from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the high school. . . .
The Central Idaho Rodeo Association will hold their two day finals rodeo at the ‘Arena In the Pines’ in Winchester, Idaho on Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17. . . .
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Summit School Supply Lists
School supply lists for Summit Academy grades pre-school through 12th grade are on this page. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor that appeared in this week's Chronicle. . . .
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Shown are the candidates for the 2009 Idaho County Fair Royalty. Clockwise from top left are Rachel Kaschmitter, Mary Shears, Kara Stefani and Samantha Spencer.

Kurt and Loretta Riener were named Prairie Booster Club Boosters of the Year for 2007-08. They were awarded this plaque for the endless hours of time and effort for the Booster Club. 

Sonnen Meats has been awarded as the Prairie Booster Club Business of the Year for 2007-08. Norm and Julie Sonnen are pictured here with their children, Rachel in Julie’s arms, Jessie on the left and Dani on the right. Congratulations to Sonnen Meats and thanks for the continued donations and support to the Prairie Booster Club.

St. Mary’s Hospital received an award for their participation in the Clearwater to Salmon Relay for Life.  Carolyn Haning and Tamy Quick, co-chairs, Relay Corporate Sponsor Committee; Todd Nida, SMHC CAO and Lenne Bonner, CFO; Arlene Baerlocher and Judy DeHaas, SMH Team co-captains. See story above left.

Crews from North Idaho Corrections helped the City of Cottonwood and the Idaho County Fair Board get ready for the fair. In the top photo the park bathrooms were painted and the grounds were cleaned.  In the lower photo  rock was picked around the area where new electric and water outlets were placed on the fair grounds. 

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