Updated October 9, 2008
Flu clinics are scheduled
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics have scheduled their flu clinics, according to Shari Kuther, RN. . . .
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Credit Union to celebrate
More than 177 million credit union members around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Week Oct. 13-17, to commemorate the credit union movement’s history and achievements.  . . .
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Flu-like illness hits Idaho County
North Central District Health Department has received reports of Influenza-like illness in several children living in Idaho County.  Symptoms of influenza include fever, headache, general aches and pains, cough and muscle weakness.  Among children, ear infections, nausea, and vomiting also are reported.  The common cold generally includes stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, and cough. . . .
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Prairie Horizons update
REMEMBER -- KEEP SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19TH AT 2:30 PM OPEN! That’s the date for “Movies in the Hall.”   . . .
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Dismantling of the Camas Prairie Railroad
I was fortunate to ride on the  Camas Prairie Railroad (CSP) line out of Cottonwood in the early 1950's when the Steam Locomotives were still pulling not only freight cars, but also  daily passenger  cars  that carried  the  daily  US mail for the communities up to Grangeville. . . .
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Cheer Camp for grades K-4 set
The Prairie High School Cheerleaders will be hosting a cheer camp for grades kindergarten through 4th. . . .
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Monastery celebrates 100 years in Idaho
From August 2008 until August 2009, the sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude are celebrating 100 years “at home” in Idaho. During the year and as a monthly feature, the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will be contributing a feature article entitled “100 Years Ago This Month” for the Cottonwood Chronicle.  We hope you enjoy this historical venture.  We welcome your comments. . . .
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Bingo night set for Oct. 15
In honor of Lights On After School the Center For Discovery will be hosting a community and family Bingo night on Wednesday, October 15 from 6:30 until 8:00 in the Prairie Elementary School Cafeteria.  . . .
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Pirates win 46-0 at Lapwai
The Prairie football team played their first opponent with a winning record but it didn’t make much difference in the final result as Prairie won at Lapwai 46-0 in a game stopped in the third quarter on the 45-point mercy rule. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 matches; Prairie softball team is finalist
The Prairie Lady Pirates won at home in 4 games against Highland then won in 3 games at Kendrick. . . .
Lewis-Clark State College and the Warrior Athletic Association have announced the finalists for the 2008 Warrior Athletic Association High School Awards. . . .
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Summit volleyball squad to start District action
Summit Academy’s volleyball team will see their first ever District Tournament action starting next Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Nezperce. . . .
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Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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Members of the West Camas Transportation Council gathered Monday September 29th to begin site preparations for a new storage tank facility.  The Council consists of the Cities of Cottonwood and Ferdinand, and the Highway Districts of Ferdinand, Cottonwood, Greencreek, Keuterville, and Fenn.  
The group stripped the topsoil from the work site west of the Cottonwood (bottom photo).  Equipment used in the sitework consisted of 5 dump trucks, 4 road graders, front end loader steel drum roller and backhoe.  A large portion of the topsoil was then donated and  hauled to the baseball field in the School District sports complex (middle photo).  
Participating in the project are, top photo, from left to right:  Wyatt Stark, City of Cottonwood; Paul Schmidt, Ferdinand Highway District; Roy Uhlenkott, City of Cottonwood; Clint Riener, Greencreek Highway District; Cleo Duman, Cottonwood Highway District; Russ Poxleitner, Keuterville Highway District; Dan Johnson, Cottonwood Highway District; Lew Hollandsworth, Keuterville Highway District; Greg Johnson, Fenn Highway District.

The Prairie softball team made the list of finalists for the Warrior Athletic Association high school awards Team of the Year. See story and larger photo on the girls sports page.

The Idaho Department of Correction North Region Honor Guard said farewell to an old friend. Vonda M. Chaffee, retired sergeant from the North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI), in Cottonwood, was laid to rest with Department honors this past Saturday. After a service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, in which the Guard had the honor of escorting the casket, they did the flag ceremony at the cemetery; culminating with a grave-side folding and presentation of the Idaho state flag to the next of kin. Shown are Officer  Barbara Foster, Sergeant Greg Heun, Officer Larry Jones, and Officer Shannon Hartnett getting ready at the cemetery.

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