Updated January 27, 2011
Blood drive set for Tuesday
The American Red Cross is asking people to give blood in February in honor of two great historical leaders of Red Cross Blood Services, Dr. Charles Drew and Dr. Jerome Holland. . . .
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Ellis named Idaho state VFW teacher of the year
Grangeville resident and Prairie Elementary School teacher Krystal Ellis was named Idaho State VFW K-5, Teacher of the Year. . . .
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Ski Skoop
We were able to stay open last weekend, and will plan on being open this weekend as well, weather permitting. . . .
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Driver's Ed signups
If you are interested in taking Driverís Education this summer and have turned 14 by November 24th you need to contact Amy at the High School Office (962-3901) by February 25th . . .
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Response to Luna's proposal
Patrons of District 242
I want to start by saying that it has been a wonderful experience working with students in our communities over the past 15 years and Iím enjoying the challenges that my new position brings. . . .
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Prairie ROCKS! update
Enthusiasm for Christ and the Church is the perfect description for our most recent Prairie ROCKS speaker. . . .
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ECHO patient appreciates convenience
When he felt one leg going numb as he was barbecuing dinner Kamiah resident Fred Baldwin suspected something was wrong, but wasnít quite sure. . . .
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Spirit Center retreats explore creativity, relationships and more
Whether you want to learn more about service and values, attend a retreat with your spouse or have a deeper relationship with your creativity; the Spirit Center line-up offers a wide array of retreat experiences. . . .
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2010, the year in review, concluded
On this page is the final portion of our review of 2010 in Chronicle headlines. . . .
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Pirates win 3 games; Only 1 perfect 25 this week
The Prairie Pirates won three games this past week, defeating Summit Academy then aven ging their only losses with wins over Grangeville and Nepzerce. . . .
43 shooters arrived at Cottonwood Gun Club this last Sunday.  The weather was still a bit chilly with those beautiful skyís and the wind played a little havoc on the birds. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 3, start District Feb. 2
The Prairie Lady Pirates won a pair of home games over Lewiston JV and Genesee last week then lost at Kamiah. . . .
The Lady Pirates will play Deary in their District Tournament opener at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
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Wrestlers do very at Orofino dual; Jr. High wrestlers earn 1 first, 2 seconds at Grangeville
The Prairie wrestling team competed at a dual meet in Orofino last Tuesday, January 18. . . .
The 3-person Prairie Junior High Wrestling team competed at Grangeville Saturday, Jan. 22 tying Grangeville for 4th place in team points. . . .
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Summit news
Summitís girls completed their second full year as members of Central Idahoís White Pin League with victories over Highland/Culdesac and Deary last week. Overall the Patriots stand at 12-6 for the season and 8-3 in the league with two games remaining, both non-league matchups. . . .
Exciting, but still winless in league competition, Summit Academyís young 7-member varsity found themselves on the losing end of three straight games this past week, . . .
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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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Students of the month for December at Prairie High School are Lindsay Heitman, left, and Shayla Sears. Lindsay Heitman has consistently worked hard in class, making sure that everything is turned in for class.  Her work ethic is great and her extra effort to attain good grades is very much appreciated. Shayla Sears has demonstrated exceptional leadership and citizenship in drama class. She has willingly helped with stage hands, backstage reading, and filled in for parts when other students are absent.  Shayla is a very deserving student of the Student of the Month award. Photo provided by Ryan Hasselstrom.

On Friday, January 21, eleven students and Mr. Hasselstrom headed to Moscow, Idaho for the regional Business Professionals of America conference held at the U of I.  Of the 11 students, 8 qualified for the state leadership conference to be held in Boise on March 10-12.  The following students qualified: Randy Becker, Kade Perrin & Shaney Perrin; 1st Place-Computer Animation Team. 1st Shaney Perrin & 2nd Amanda Dinning; Fundamental Accounting. 2nd Kade Perrin; Graphic Design Promotion, 3rd Financial Math & Analysis. 1st Kyle Uhlenkott; Entrepreneur & Digital Media. 1st Josh Zigler; Medical Office & 2nd PC Service & Troubleshooting. Betty Clark; 2nd Interview Skills. Amanda Stinson; 1st Banking and Finance. Back from left are Kade Perrin , Garrett Schmidt, Josh Zigler, Kyle Uhlenkott, MeShel Rad and Randy Becker. Front from left are Tiffany Stinson, Shaney Perrin, Amanda Stinson, Betty Clark and Amanda Dinning.
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Krystal Ellis receiving her Idaho VFW teacher of the year award. See story above left.

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