Updated August 28, 2008
Munson is top showman; Sale grosses over $260,000
Jessica Munson of Kooskia was the Round Robin Grand Champion Showman at the 2008 Idaho County Fair. She was also grand champion sheep showman. . . .
The 4-H Livestock sale at the 2008 Idaho County Fair grossed $260,542.55 this year. . . .
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4-H award winners named
Two Cottonwood girls and one Grangeville girl took the Friends of 4-H Awards this year for the top projects in the 4-H Family and Consumer Sciences project areas. . . .
Also on this page are some photos from the 4-H Fashion Show and the Royalty Night. . . .
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Lewis County float judged Best of Show at parade
The Lewis County Fair Royalty float was chosen as Best of Show at the 2008 Idaho County Fair Parade held Saturday, August 23 in Cottonwood. . . .
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Hospital promotes health insurance for children
As back to school preparations begin St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospitals are encouraging parents to apply for medical insurance for their children if they are not covered. . . .
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Dutch Oven cookoff held at the Fair
Prairie Horizons and the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped make the 1st Annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off  such a great success at the Idaho County Fair. . . .
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RCIA starts Sept. 25
If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is set to start Thursday, Sept. 25. . . .
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Monastery offers retreats
The Spirit Center at the Monastery of St. Gertrude will offer two upcoming retreats: “Growing in Faith with Your Spouse”, September 5 – 7; and “Voluntary Simplicity”, September 12 – 14.   . . .
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Free BBQ is this weekend
The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 72nd annual BBQ Days in Kamiah this weekend. . . .
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Prairie Bowl makes improvements; Youth Football signup times set
Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont has finished summer repair, refurbishing and maintenance projects and is now getting ready for fall bowling leagues to start. . . .
Sign-ups for Camas Prairie Youth Football will be on Wednesday, August 27th & Thursday, August 28th at 6:00 PM at the Prairie High School Football Field. . . .
Also on this page is the PHS footbal schedule.
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26 out for volleyball at PHS
There are 26 girls out for volleyball this year at Prairie High School. Ten of those are on the varsity squad, which has 4 regulars plus 2 District Tournament call-ups returning from last year’s squad.
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Letters to the editor
As we get closer to the election, political letters to the editor are starting to come in. . . .
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The 2009 Idaho County Fair Royalty were crowned last Friday evening. From left are Queen Kara Stefani, First Princess Mary Shears and Second Princess Rachel Kaschmitter. 

The 2008 Idaho County Fair Royalty made their final appearance at the Fair Parade.

Friends of 4-H award winners from left are Brooke Holthaus, luggage; Alicia Lothspeich, sewing machine and Chelsea Long, mixer.

Most of the Unusual entries in the Pigtail Contest. The young lady kneeling in front with the pigtail going straight up was judged the winner in the category.

The work crew started tearing off shingles at Holy Cross Chapel in Keuterville as the roof is being replaced. Anyone wanting to check out the workers or take pictures is asked to keep a healthy distance from the church for safety reasons. Work is expected to take 2-3 weeks. 
There was a huge crowd on the midway at the fair Saturday before the livestock sale.

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