Updated February 23, 2012
Tri-Parish Pirates are sportsmanship award winners
A group of 7th and 8th grade girls from the Tri-Parish PFFP program were in Boise last weekend for the 49th Annual Hallissey Basketball Tournament. . . .
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2001, year in review, concluded
On this page is the conclusion of the year 2011 reviewed in Chronicle headlines. . . .
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Spring grower meeting set
Harman Agency and Rural Community Insurance (RCIS) are holding their annual Spring Grower Meeting and Breakfast Thursday, March 1 at 7:30 a.m. . . .
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Cottonwood and area history continued; Remember When; Deadline of March 10 set for story submissions
It’s really a nice diversion to sit in a room with the stories of several hundred other people. . . .
Remember when…You had to get up out of your chair to change channels on the TV? . . .
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More 52-Pickup winners
The monthly drawing for 2011-2012 KC 52 Pickup participants was held at the February 2012 meeting of KC #1389.  The winners are as follows:  . . .
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Ski Skoop
We had another great Sunday of skiing, with 3 inches of fresh snow and over 90 skiers!  . . .
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Library News
Another rewarding week at the Library who recently received a wonderful gift of several new books as a result of the Book Store in Grangeville closing. . . .
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Pirates split District games; Terhaar shoots only perfect 25
The Prairie Pirates split their first two District Tournament games, losing the opener to C.V. 49-53 then beating Deary 41-31. . . .
A little cold weather and wind never hurt anyone, and it wasn't enough to dampen any spirits this week, as 33 shooters came and enjoyed the good times to be had at the gun club. . . .
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Lady Pirates win State Title
The Prairie Lady Pirates won the 8th state girls basketball title in the school’s history with a 61-51 win over Troy Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Idaho Center in Nampa. . . .
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Wrestling team wins District Title
The Prairie Wrestling Team won the Class 2A District I-II team title with 7 wrestlers earning state berths at the District Meet Saturday, Feb. 18 at Orofino. . . .
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Summit girls take 2nd at State; Summit boys win district opener
The Summit Academy Lady Patriots won a first round state tournament game for the first time in 4 tries and made it all the way to the state championship game where they fell 52-53 in overtime to defending state champion Dietrich who completed an undefeated season. . . .
The Summit Academy boys team pulled away in the second half from a surprisingly pesky Highland Huskies team to win their District Tournament opener 57-40 Monday, Feb. 20 at Lapwai. . . .
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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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The Lady Pirates display the state championship banner and trophy after beating Troy 61-51 for the school’s 8th girls basketball title. Kneeling are MeShel Rad, Shelby VonBargen and Tanna Schlader. Standing from left are Taylor Heitman, Callie Mader, MaKayla Schaeffer, Megan Sigler, Beka Bruner, Leah Holthaus, Keely Schmidt and Tyler Workman. Prairie also won the Sportsmanship Award for the 4th time. See story below left. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

Despite the disappointment from losing the championship game, the Summit Lady Patriots still came away from the State Tournament with an impressive haul as they earned the State Academic Award for 1-A, Div. 2 with a 3.880 cumulative gpa and the school and fans received the Sportsmanship Award for the 2nd time in 4 trips to state. Front from left are Nicole Wemhoff, Savanah Prigge, Nicole Frei and Kayla Duclos. Back from left are assistant coach Alexa Prigge, Rachael Frei, Brooke Schumacher, Megan Rehder, Sarah Chmelik, Kayla Schumacher, Megan Seubert and head coach Pete Prigge. See story below left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Pacific Science Center  inspires a lifelong interest in science, math and technology by engaging diverse communities through interactive and innovative exhibits.  Prairie Elementary School children will experience this on March 26 when the exhibits will be displayed at our school.  Thank you to the Prairie Booster Club for their generous donation by sponsoring the exhibit.  Pictured Colleen Sonnen, Science Teacher; Lynn Guyer and Chris Kaschmitter, Booster Club members. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Attendance winners at Prairie Elementary School for the month of January were Molly Schwartz, 5-6 winner,  Molly Johnson, 3-4 winner , Luke Stubbers, K-2 winner, and Steven Rambo, Perfect Attendance winner. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie High School Knowledge Bowl team will be at  Whitworth College in Spokane on February 25th  for the Regional Knowledge Bowl Competition.  Forty-four teams from throughout the Inland Northwest are registered for this event.  The winning team at this competition qualifies for an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete in the National Science Bowl.  Team members are:  Claire Whitley, Josh Roeper, Josh Zigler, Chris Hoene, Westin Crenshaw, Drew Cochran, Whitney Sonnen, Tucker Stefan, Heidi Holubetz, Jared Higgins, Justin Schmidt, Ashley Cannon, Sam Keating, Kyle Uhlenkott, Joseph Goldmeer, Beth Dinning and Emily McHugh.  The team is coached by Laurie Karel and assisted by Elizabeth McLeod.  Photo provided by Ryan Hasselstrom.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

The PHS band played before the game and at halftime at the first District game. Click on the photo for a larger view.

"Tri-Parish Pirates" Girls Hallissey Tournament Team--Back Row, L to R, Talyss Lustig, Abbie Uhlenkott, Krystin Uhlenkott, Sarah Seubert, Ally Hale, Nicole Poxleitner, Glenn Poxleitner. Front Row, L to R, Chaye Uptmor, Sabrina Lustig, Ellea Poxleitner, Delaney Uhlenkott, Noelle Uhlenkott and Faith Uhlenkott. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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