Updated July 16, 2009
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council approved a request to abandon a portion of a dedicated alley made by Gordon Harman at their regular July meeting Monday, July 13. Harman pointed out the alley really goes nowhere and the portion that was abandoned is surrounded by his property. . . .
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New board member sworn in
Pat Alfrey was sworn in as the newest school board member at their regular July meeting Monday, July 13. . . .
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Monastery celebrates centennial
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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Choir to perform
The Cottonwood Community Choir has been invited to sing at the final event of the yearlong celebration of 100 years of St. Gertrudes Monastery on Sunday, August 16, 2009. . . .
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Memorial fund board meeting held
The annual meeting of the Sister Martina Gehring Memorial Fund board of directors was held July 9 at Monastery of St. Gertrude. . . .
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Cassi Lockett to be honored
The Idaho County Sheriff’s Department and Cottonwood Police Department are planning a special ceremony this Thursday, July 16 at 3 p.m. to honor Cassi Lockett. . . .
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UI announces scholarship winners
More than 6,000 students have been awarded a combined $22 million in scholarship support from the University of Idaho for the 2009-10 academic year. . . .
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Syringa offers hospice training
Syringa Hospital Hospice is conducting a 2 day training program for mature and caring individuals who desire to volunteer with the ONLY hospice in the area. . . .
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Idaho County 4-H Horse Show held
The 2009 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show was held Saturday, July 11th, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. . . .
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Two compete at HOSA Nationals
Danielle Cochran and Kayla Johnson recently represented the Prairie High School Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) at the National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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It was quite a windstorm that rolled through Cottonwood on Sunday. We’ve had no reports of any structural damage but this tree at the Timmie Thomas home at the corner of Garrett and King Streets lost a couple of sizable limbs. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Kim Schumacher is shown reading to the children at the Summer Reading Program.  25 kids participated in Thursday's activities which included stories, flower crafts, tap dancing and a snack.  The program will continue this Thursday at the library at 1:30.  All kids age 3 yrs through elementary school are encouraged to attend. 

Dani Cochran and Kayla Johnson at Opening Ceremony of the HOSA national convention with light up Bam-Bams in the top photo and at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville in the lower photo. See story at left.

Abbie Uhlenkott, a member of the Cottonwood Saddliers 4-H Club, showing her horse during the Junior Fitting & Showing Class at the Idaho County 4-H Horse Show. See story at left for results.

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