Updated February 11, 2010
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council voted to approve a request to vacate a portion of Washington Street at their February meeting Monday, Feb. 8. . . .
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102 pints donated
Brenda Kaschmitter and Cheri Holthaus, the co-chairs for the Red Cross Blood Drive are happy to announce their biggest drive yet! . . .
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Ski Skoop
This weekend will be a marathon of skiing and boarding at the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area, the friendliest ski hill in town. . . .
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Parish dinner set for Sunday
Treat the entire family to a hearty dinner at the Keuterville Hall with the St. Maryís/Holy Cross Dinner and Raffle.  . . .
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Prairie Horizons update
Prairie Horizons and the University of Idaho Extension will be sponsoring an informational meeting Wednesday, March 3rd from 7-9 p.m. on long-term care at the Cottonwood Community Hall.   . . .
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Lions Club donates toward DXA machine
The Cottonwood Lions Club recently made a $1,000 contribution to St. Maryís Hospital and Clinics towards the purchase of a DXA machine. . . .
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Prairie ROCKS!
What a delight for the Prairie ROCKS students last week when Don Tacke visited our class to speak about his life as a farmer. . . .
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200 attend Mardi Gras event
The Cottonwood Community Center bore a striking resemblance to New Orleans last Saturday evening for the 1st Annual St. Maryís Hospital Foundation Mardi Gras. . . .
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Cardiac Rehab sponsors event
According to the American Heart Association cardiovascular diseases, including strokes are the nationís Number One killer.  While heart disease and stroke kill one in every 3.7 men, one in 2.4 women lose their lives to heart disease and stroke. . . .
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Pirates win big at Kendrick; District starts Monday, Feb. 15; Shooters score perfect 75
After 11 consecutive road games the Pirates finally played at home again and bombed the Kendrick Tiger 74-45 in a White Pine League game Thursday, Feb. 4 at Cottonwood. . . .
The boys District Basketball Tournaments will start next Monday, Feb. 15 at the LCSC Activity Center. Prairie will be the #1 seed and will play the #8 seed at 11:30 a.m. in the 1A Division 1 Tournament. . . .
The skies were cloudy and the fog was low with a temperature of dang cold. . . .
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Lady Pirates out in 3 games at District
The Prairie Lady Pirates lost their District opener 30-42 to Troy, came back to beat Kendrick 32-28 then were eliminated by Genesee 30-44. . . .
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Wrestlers hold Senior Night; Jr. High wrestlers compete at Potlatch
The Prairie Wrestling team hosted a league meet last Tuesday, Feb. 2, and honored their 3 seniors as it was Senior Night. . . .
The Prairie Jr High Wrestlers participated in the Potlatch Tournament on Saturday, February 6th along with Potlatch, Grangeville, Kamiah, Orofino, Moscow, Pullman and Clarkston. . . .
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Summit girls win District; Summit boys lose 3 of 4, start District on Monday; Summit Academy sponsors free movie
For the second straight season the Summit Academy Lady Patriots will be going to the state basketball tournament. . . .
February's first week proved to be a near disastrous one for Summit Academy's boys team, as the locals dropped three games during the period, two by the closest of scores and the last by a bunch! . . .
In the 1-A Division 2 District 2 Tournament Summit and Highland will play at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 15 at LCSC. . . .
Summit Academy is sponsoring a free movie viewing of The 13th day at the Blue Fox in Grangeville on February 27th and March 6th at 1:00 pm. . . .
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The Summit Academy Lady Patriots clinched a return trip to State by beating Culdesac twice last week. They won the District 2, 1A Division 2 District championship and will play Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:15 p.m. MDT at Nampa High School. Photo by Julie Schumacher. Click on the photo for a larger view. See game story below left.

Carl Schmidt, Cottonwood Lions Club Treasurer, hands a check to Don Murphy, SMHC Physical Therapist, to help with the purchase of a DXA scan. See story at left.

Marlene Schaeffer (District Representative), Mike Karel, Anthony Karel, John Bradley, Carson Schmidt, Jared Coppernall, Matt Coppernall, Hunter Chaffee, and Anthony Karel. Marlene Schaeffer from Lewiston carne to be a part of our celebration of Scouting. She gathered the boys up to give us some entertainment. Anthony Karel the "Magician" pointed to each boy with his magic wand and magically turned each boy by age into what rank they would be as they would go through the scouting ranks. As Marlene spoke of the great rewards along the scouting path, Anthony magically turned Hunter into a Bobcat, Matt a tiger cub, Jared a wolf, Carson a Bear, John a Webelos, and the final accomplishment is to be transformed into an Eagle Scout which Mike Karel is striving to be. Approximately 40 friends and family members attended the Banquet. Guest speaker Robin Krol spoke to the audience about his scouting experience in the Netherlands. There also was silent dessert auction and plenty of potluck food to choose from. Photo by Shari Chaffee.

Don Owen (Unit Commissioner) presents the Cub Scouts with their Klondike Derby ribbon for the Pack Flag. Don is very proud of these boys in all the fun they are having and their accomplishments. To Donís right are Anthony Karel, Hunter Chaffee, Dan Karel (Cub Master), John Bradley, Jared Coppernoll, Carson Schmidt and Matt Coppernoll.
 
Matt Coppernoll places his Tiger rank pin on his mom Aleta. Matt completed all his requirements for his Tiger Cub badge.
 
Seth Chaffee (Patrol Leader) and Chris Bradley (Quartermaster). The boys helped Webelos with the entertainment with a couple of skits. Here they are shown getting ready.
 
 
 

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