Updated September 1, 2011
Youth to fast to raise money for needy
We will begin our 30 Hour Fast on Saturday, Sept. 10th at 9 a.m. at Holy Cross Hall in Keuterville and end it on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. following the Youth Mass at St. Mary’s Church. . . .
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Mystery Night is Sept. 24
Catch the wave to Island Paradise!  Summit Academy’s annual Mystery Night is just around the corner and all are invited to attend. . . .
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Chamber to meet Sept. 8
The September meeting of the Cottonwood Chamber will be held on September 8th at 11:30 at the library. . . .
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LCSC plans Grangeville event
Lewis-Clark State College president J. Anthony (Tony) Fernandez and new provost Carmen Simone are among the college representatives scheduled to be in attendance when LCSC joins the Grangeville Chamber of Commerce for the chamber’s Business After Hours function on Sept. 15  . . .
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Think Pink fundraiser
Did you know it is predicted for 2011 that 230,480 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed, in which 39,520 will result in death.   In the state of Idaho alone for every 100,000 people 116 will be diagnosed with breast cancer. . . .
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Library News
It was a busy week at the Library even though school has started and harvest is in full swing. . . .
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Youth Ministry events for September; Confirmation info
Dear Youth in Christ,
During this time of year, it is so easy to long for the continued warmth of summer with all its freedom and fun, but with every season the ending draws near as the invitation to the next season appears. . . .
Important information for Confirmation Candidates: . . .
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Karel awarded as Eagle Scout
What does it take to be a young man these days? Most of us would not be able to describe what a young man or woman would be like. . . .
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First Stress Management class is free of charge
The first class of the eight week stress management series sponsored by St. Mary’s Hospital and taught by Deanna English, RN, Integrative Health Coach, will be open for everyone at no cost. . . .
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38 out for football; JV schedule change; Boosters Golf Scramble is Sept. 10
There are 38 players out for football on the Prairie High School team this year with some big holes to fill from last year. . . .
There has been a schedule change for the Prairie JV football team. . . .
The 8th Annual Prairie Pirates Booster Golf Scramble is set for Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Grangeville Country Club. . . .
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21 on PHS volleyball team; Bowlerettes start Sept. 12
21 girls survived cutdowns to make up the 2011 Prairie High School volleyball team, 10 on varsity and 11 on JV. . . .
The Bowlerettes Monday night women's bowling league will start the new season on Monday, September 12th. . . .
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12 on Summit squad; Summit wins opener
Summit Academy has 12 girls out for volleyball this year giving them the bare minimum to have both varsity and JV teams. . . .
Traveling to Highland, Summit Academy came through with a rare 3-game sweep of the host Huskies, winning handily 25-16, 25-10 and 25-17 Monday, August 29. . . .
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The 7th and 8th graders ended their first day in their new Jr. High wing tying their concerns and worries to balloons and letting “them fly”.  Afterwards they enjoyed dessert pizza and ice cream prepared in the new teen living kitchen (photos on page 3). Photo submitted by Renee’ Eckert. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

Jr. High students ate dessert pizza and ice cream prepared in the new teen living kitchen following their first day of school. Photos by Renee’ Eckert.

The Cottonwood Girl Scouts recently visited Bumpers in Lewiston and had a great time jumping in the bouncy castle. They also played games for toys and played in some colored balls. In front are Josie Remacle and Rachael Gimmeson. In back are Mattie Lustig, Leann Lightfield, Madison Shears, Halle Klapprich, Olivia Klapprich, Miranda Klapprich, Trinity Martinez and Ciara Chaffee. After leaving Bumpers they visited the Awatic Center. Photo by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Cottonwood Girl Scouts pitched their own tents in Ciara Chaffee’s back yard for their first campout. Pictured are Madison Shears, Josie Remacle, Anna Everson, Chaffee and Rachael Gimmeson. Photo by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Girl Scouts made some great snacks for the campout. For dinner they had homemade camp stew and little smokes wrapped in biscuit dough. Pictured are Rachael Gimmeson, Anna Everson, Madison Shears, Josie Remacle and Ciara Chaffee. They are showing the dessert they made from biscuit dough filled with fresh apples off a tree, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips. They had these after their nighttime hike over by the park. The girls sang songs and found the Big Dipper. Photo by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Anne Reichlin and Donna Wimer ride a float in the 1955 Stock Show parade. The Chronicle is looking for vintage photos like this to print during 2012 as Cottonwood celebrates its 150th anniversary. Photo provided by Hilda Nuttman. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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