Updated May 10, 2012
Primary election is Tuesday; Get answers before election day
The Primary Election is next Tuesday, May 15 with polls open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. . . .
Don't let the recent changes requiring party affiliation keep you away from the upcoming May 15 Primary election. . . .
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Paint the town purple
Itís time to gear up for the Clearwater to Salmon Rivers Relay for Life to be held July 20-21 at the Grangeville High School track. . . .
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7th graders planning food drive
The 7th graders at Prairie Junior-Senior High will be organizing a food drive next week to help local families in need. . . .
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Cottonwood and area history continued
More on some things that have and do contribute to our stories collected throughout these many years. . . .
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Idaho Leads Project
Jerry Richardson teaches his students a lot about learning and a lot about life. . . .
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Mother-Daughter Tea is held
The Prairie High School Mother-Daughter Tea was held on Sunday at the Prairie High School Cafeteria. . . .
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Bovey is employee of the month
LeAnn Bovey who works in both the Craigmont and Cottonwood clinics has been named the May EOTM for St. Maryís Hospital. . . .
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7th grade visits UI
The 7th grade class recently went on a campus tour at the University of Idaho in Moscow. . . .
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Library News
April was National Library Month and several activities took place in the library during this time. . . .
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National Women's Health Week
St. Maryís and Clearwater Valley Hospitals and Clinics would like to remind all the women in the area that May 13-19 is National Womenís Health Week. . . .
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Eventful time for music department
The Cottonwood S.D. 242 music department is proud to announce that all three of the school music ensembles, PHS Band, Choir, and Prairie Middle School Band recently made a clean sweep of Superior Ratings at the annual District II Regional Music Festivals! . . .
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Girls 4x400 team wins at Area Best meet
The Prairie girls 4x400 relay team of Keely Schmidt, Claire Whitley, Shelby VonBargen and MaKayla Schaeffer finished in first place at the Area Meet of Champions Thursday, May 3 at Lewiston. . . .
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Lady Pirates 10-run Genesee; District starts Friday
The Prairie Lady Pirates finally got back on the field after a series of rain postponements and beat Genesee 12-2 Monday, May 7 at Cottonwood. . . .
Updated District Tournament schedule info also on this page. Prairie will play Highland at 4 p.m. Friday, May 11. . . .
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Summit team at Area Best Meet
Summit Academyís girls track team was at the Area Meet of Champions Thursday, May 3 at Lewiston with their 3 relay teams each placing 7th. . . .
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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. . . .
This week there are also several letters that we did not have room for in the print edition, most dealing with candidates for the upcoming primary election. . . .
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VFW Post Commander Jack Uptmor, left, and Commander-elect Joe Riener put up new flags on the flagpole on the corner of Nuxoll Shell Monday, May 7. The flags were donated by Prairie Computer Services. Others to have donated flags in the past were Harman Agency, City Electric, the VFW and American Legion.

Mother of the year Darleen Bianchi with her daughter Brianna. See Mother-Daughter Tea article at left.

Nicole Poxleitner holds a "walking stick" bug at the Museum of Entomology at U of I. See 7th graders visits UI article at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Kennedy Rieger holding "Lucy," the tarantula at the Museum of Entomology at The University of Idaho. See 7th gade visits UI article above left.
MeShel Rad was chosen as the Prairie League girl of the year. See Mother-Daughter Tea article above left.

The Kindergarten class at Summit Academy went to B & A Auto and St. Mary's Hospital for field trips on Wednesday, May 2nd.  Thank you Eric Wassmuth and Linda Beckman for taking the time to show us what it takes to be a mechanic and an EMT.  We had a blast! Click on the photos for larger views.
Mason McHugh placed 3rd in the Child Bloom Christmas Tunes guitar contest.  He received his congratulatory letter and $10 prize this week.Mason is the son of Ryan and Candice McHugh of Meridian, Idaho and the grandson of Mick and Judy Forsman of Ferdinand and Eugene and Jo Ann McHugh of Cottonwood.

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