Updated July 1, 2010
Greencreek Celebration is Saturday
With the 4th of July on a Sunday this year, the Greencreek 4th of July Celebration has been moved to Saturday, July 3 at the Greencreek Community Hall. . . .
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21 earn straight A's at PHS
21 students earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages at Prairie High School during the 4th quarter of the 2009-2010 school year. . . .
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26 make A honor roll at PMS
26 students made the A Honor Roll at Prairie Middle School during the 4th quarter of the 2009-10 school year. . . .
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Expansion planned for Grangeville PT Clinic
St. Mary’s Hospital plans to expand the Grangeville Physical Therapy Clinic site to include medical services beginning later this summer.  The provider based clinic will be open five days per week and initially be staffed three days with SMH health care providers, Dr. Jeremy Ostrander, Dr. Andrew Gilbert and Meagan Wilson, Family Nurse Practitioner and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. . . .
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Border Days Grand Marshals, Royalty named
Joe and Ada Wilson of Slippy Creek are the 2010 Border Days grand marshals while Taylor Wemhoff is the Border Days Queen and Chelsea Park is Princess. . . .
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Library awarded $1000 grant
The Prairie Community Library has received a grant in the amount of $1000.00 from the Northern Region Greatest Need Fund of the Idaho Community Foundation. . . .
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Department store to open in Grangeville
Mr. Dick Larson, CEO of family owned Larson’s Department Stores, today announced plans to expand the brand to Idaho County’s largest city, Grangeville. . . .
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To the community
I will be a senior at Prairie High School in Cottonwood and have been nominated to represent my school and our community as a member of the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia from July 18th - 27th. . . .
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Following our Catholic faith forward
I have always thought that late spring/early summer is a very uplifting time of year.  Everywhere we look, there is change, new growth, and the promise of something better coming.  From our flower beds to the fields that surround our homes, it is obvious that God’s glory becomes magnified through the changes going on all around us. . . .
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Boosters looking to purchase flag; High School Rodeo meeting set
The Prairie Booster Club is looking to purchase a retractable U.S. Flag to be installed at the Prairie High School gym. . . .
There will be a high school rodeo meeting at the park on Wednesday July 14th at 6:00pm. . . .
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CFD children are active
Last week the kids at the Center For Discovery enjoyed the warm weather and spent Wednesday at the pool and Thursday afternoon in a waterfight.  . . .
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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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About 60 children are taking part in Vacation Bible School this week at St. Mary’s Church and Prairie Elementary School. In the top photo they are listening to a reader. In the lower photo they play a game. VBS ran from Monday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 30. The theme was “Wild About Jesus” with an emphasis on vocations. The program closes with a Mass and picnic on Wednesday. Photos by Pat Schmidt. Click on the photos for larger views.

Lisa Carr of the UI Extension Office talks with the children at the Center For Discovery.

Center For Discovery children make 4th of July t-shirts.

Center For Discovery youngsters take advantage of the nice weather and have a water fight. CFD photos provided by Erin Shears. 

Joe and Ada Wilson, 2010 Border Days Grand Marshals. Free Press photo. See story above left.

Chelsea Park and Taylor Wemhoff, Border Days royalty. Free Press photo. See story above left.

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