Updated January 14, 2010
Cottonwood City Council meets
The library and hall remodeling projects were discussed at the January meeting of the Cottonwood City Council. . . .
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Looking back at 2009
More of our annual look back at the year in headlines. . . .
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From the Superintendent
From a wide variety of recent publications it is becoming a reality that Idaho Public Schools will be asked to make cuts to some degree.  . . .
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Ski Skoop
Kudos should go out to the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area volunteers for launching yet another great season this past weekend. . . .
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Second Komen grant awarded
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics recently received their second Susan G. Komen for the Cure grant award from the Boise chapter of the nationwide organization. . . .
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Mardi Gras to celebrate community
What will brighten the winter blahs?  Who is interested in planning a fund and a friend raiser?  Why sponsor an event with the community in mind?  The answer? The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation is hosting the 1st Mardi Gras Celebration on Saturday, February 6th and everyone is invited. . . .
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Diabetes support group to start
Becky Ewing, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator will be facilitating a monthly diabetes support group the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  The first meeting will be held Tuesday, January 19th at Oscar’s Restaurant in Grangeville. . . .
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Seniors, time to begin financial aid process
It is time to begin the financial aid process for the 2010-2011 school year.  You and one of your parents will need to have a pin number in order to sign your FAFSA application form online. . . .
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Prigge is Prairie ROCKS! guest
The Prairie Faith Formation students enjoyed hearing Alexa Prigge tell about her summer adventures working on a Dude Ranch in the Colorado Rockies. . . .
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Pirates beat Genesee again; PeeWee basketball signups; 3 shoot perfect 25's
The Prairie Pirates trailed most of the first 3 quarters but rallied to pull out a 37-34 win at Genesee in a White Pine League game Thursday, Jan. 7. . . 
The Prairie coaches, Teel Bruner and Rusty Lorentz, along with their staffs and many high school players, are offering the Prairie Peewee basketball program again this year. . . .
Once again the doors were open, the grill was on and faces were familiar as the 2010 season is off with a bang. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 3
The Lady Pirates won two of three games last week, losing to Summit then beating Deary and Culdesac. . . .
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Pirates take 4th at Kamiah Tournament
In a team vs. team roundrobin format the Prairie Wrestling team took 4th place out of 12 teams at the Kamiah Tournament. . . .
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Summit Academy news
Summit girls win at Potlatch. . . .
Summit boys lose two games. . . .
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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 Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Stephanie Wagner (l) and Shari Kuther, RN, look at catalogues prior to ordering items for the ‘goodie’ bags that will be given to attendees at the quarterly ‘Girls Night Out’ parties scheduled at the SMH Cottonwood clinic.  They are open to all women.  The first is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10th. See story at left

The photo at left shows the Mardi Gras planners having a good time arranging the SMHC Foundation Mardi Gras on Saturday, February 6th.  (front row) Chinh Le Ostrander, Stephanie Forsmann  and (back row) Jim May, Cheri Holthaus, Misty Johnson, Shelli Schumacher. See story at left.
Scouts from Troop and Pack 638 kicked off the 2010 year with fun on the Tubing  Hillat Snowhaven. This is the first of many trips they boys will take to celebrate 100 years of Scouting. Back from left are Shari Chaffee, Tyler Hankerson, Seth Chaffee, Mike Karel and Anthony Karel. Front from left are Jared Coppernoll, Brandon Latimer, Ciara Chaffee, Matte Coppernoll, Hunter Chaffee and Cub Scout guest Carson Schmidt. Photo by Dan Karel. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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