Updated November 6, 2008
Goal exceeded at blood drive
99 units of blood were donated at the October 28th Cottonwood Blood Drive which exceeded our goal of 90 units by 9. . . .
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Scouting For Food pickup is Saturday
Cottonwood Scout Troop and Pack 638 distributed their annual Food Drive bags to residents in Cottonwood and Ferdinand area on November 1st.  We are asking for food donations to the local food bank to assist them with their needs as the holiday season comes upon us. . . .
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32 make A honor roll at PMS
32 students made the A honor roll for the first quarter of the 2008-09 school year at Prairie Middle School. They were Jake Bruner, Marisa Lustig, Talyss Lustig, Daniel Mager, Maria Munger, Eliese Perrin, Ashlee Stubbers and Abbie Uhlenkott in the 5th grade; Morgan Butler, Mason Dalgliesh, Beth Dinning, Kellie Heitman, Bryson Higgins, Emily McHugh, Jessica Riener, Whitney Sonnen, Rosemary Trautman and Holli Uhlorn in the 6th grade; Rebekah Bruner, Drew Cochran, Casey Danly, Appolonio Enriquez, Jared Higgins, Daun Hoene, Leah Holthaus and Jessica Kaschmitter in the 7th grade and Logan Dahlen, Matthew Jungert, Tyler Latimer, Levi Lustig, Frank Spencer and Claire Whitley in the 8th grade. . . .
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Free concert set for Nov. 16
As part of the 2008 - 2009 Centennial celebration of “100 Years ‘at Home’ in Idaho” the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho is hosting a series of free concerts entitled “TRADITIONS SHAPING TOMORROW” – a celebration of our friends in music and story; honoring Benedictine traditions of the past; celebrating present traditions at St. Gertrude’s and featuring local and regional musicians. . . .
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Volunteers complete training
Four members from the Cottonwood/Grangeville  community received Idaho State Certification as Volunteer Ombudsman, October 27, 2008 at a breakfast celebration in Grangeville. . . .
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Boy Scouts at Camporee
Boy Scout Troop 638 members from Cottonwood participated in a Camporee at Tolo Lake recently.  . . .
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Family Read Week event planned; Kids shopping day set
Prairie Community Library will be hosting a Family Read Week Event November 20th at 6:00pm. . . .
The Center for Discovery will be having their annual Kids Shopping Day December 6th from 8:30 to 1:00. . . .
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New cancer resource center at Syringa Hospital
Syringa Hospital & Clinics, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, announce the opening of a Cancer Resource Center in Grangeville.   The resource center will be located inside Syringa's Women's Health Center, at the corner of North B and 2nd Street. . . .
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Pirates complete 9-0 regular season; Night Shoot week 4; 6 of 13 wrestlers earn medals
The Prairie football team completed their first unbeaten regular season since 1969 when they won at Kendrick 70-24 Friday, Oct. 31. . . .
They play Troy in a first round state playoff game Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow.
Week four comes to a close with a close race for the top position. . . .
The Cottonwood USA Wrestling Club competed at a tournament at Grangeville Saturday, Nov. 1, with 6 of 13 wrestlers earning medals. . . .
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Volleyball award winners
On this page is a photo of the PHS volleyball award winners. There is also a photo of the two players chosen to play in the District All-Star game. . . .
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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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The staff at Wells Fargo Bank were dressed up for Halloween last Friday. From left are convict Dar Forsmann, gangster Vicki Shears and construction worker Joan Nuxoll. 

The crew at Cottonwood Credit Union were also dressed up for Halloween last Friday. 

Prairie’s football coaches paid off a challenge with the team that they’d get their heads shaved if Prairie qualified for state. Bracketed by players David Sigler at left and Ronnie Chandler on the right are Ron Sigler, Ryan Hasselstrom, Teel Bruner and Kenny Mader. 

The Lewis & Clark Trail Tolo Lake Camporee took place Oct. 24 & 25 with the Cottonwood Boy Scouts joining with Grangeville. From left are Colton Williams, Xavier Barilla, Dakota Alder, Austin Olsen, Seth Chaffee, Drew Cochran, Dakota Wilson, Harrison Lutz, Derek Brown, Dillon VonBargen and Kade Perrin. See story at left.

Mountain View Dentistry’s bowling team on the Bowlerettes League. They obviously could use their sponsor’s service. Shown are Nyoka, Ashlee, Kim H. and Rushelle. The league, which bowls at Camas Lanes in Grangeville  dressed up for Halloween on their Oct. 27 league night. Below are the other 5 teams.

Bud’s Saw Service team in Halloween garb. Shown are Marie, Laura, Georgia and Betty. 

More of the Bowlerettes as they dressed for Halloween. Shown is the Mini-Village team of Tracy, Shannon, Lynette and Debby. 

Coppernoll Cutting’s hippies. Shown are Roberta, Ann, Cassi and Kim C. 

Lockett Drywall’s team. Shown are Katie, Donna N., Donna B. and Teri. 

Cash & Carry’s team in the Bowlerettes League. Shirley, Somerann, Lenore, Christine and Elsie. 

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