Updated August 30, 2012
Sen. Nuxoll chosen
The Council of State Governments-WEST (CSG-WEST), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization serving Western state legislators of both parties in 13 Western states, has selected Idaho State Senator Sheryl Nuxoll as a participant in its prestigious training institute for lawmakers in their first four years of service. . . .
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Zenner attends training in New Jersey
Allason Zenner, an elementary teacher at Prairie Elementary in Cottonwood, had the opportunity to attend the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy in Jersey City, New Jersey this summer. . . .
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Fire restrictions expanded
With the continuation of hot, dry conditions and very high fire danger throughout central Idaho, local wild land fire protection agencies have expanded Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, effective Tuesday, August 28, 2012 beginning at 12:01 a.m.   . . .
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Get orders in for book set
Orders must be made by September 15 for the 150-Year Story book set. . . .
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Construction at Lucile recreation site
Construction of a turn lane from highway 95 into the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Lucile Recreation Site along the Lower Salmon River is expected to begin next week.  The improvement will provide easier and much safer access for users of the popular site along the River. . . .
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Rieman is artist of the month
The Prairie Community Library is proud to introduce the featured “Junior Artist of the Month“, Mackenzie Rieman. . . .
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Golf Scramble set for Sept. 23
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will be hosting their annual golf scramble on Sunday, September 23 at the Grangeville Country Club. . . .
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Bruner joins honor society
Meaghan McCall Bruner of Cottonwood has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). . . .
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LCSC Report
Classes available through the LCSC Outreach Center in Grangeville. . . .
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Football season starts this week
The Prairie Pirate football team gets into action this week with a JV game on Thursday, August 30 at Kamiah and a varsity game Friday, August 31 against Salmon River at Riggins. . . .
Also on this page are the 2012 PHS JV and Varsity as well as the Junior High Football Schedules. . . .
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27 turn out for volleyball
There are 27 girls turned out for Prairie High School volleyball this season. . . .
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10 turn out for Summit volleyball
Summit Academy will be taking a young team into the 2012 season with 10 girls turned out for the team. . . .
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Just a few of the people who were enjoying the Patient Appreciation Barbecue sponsored by St. Mary’s Hospital last Thursday evening. Photos provided by Cheri Holthaus. Click on the photos for larger views.

Shown is a set of proof copies of the 150-Year Story book set. Once the preorders are received and the books go to print they will have a more formal cover.See story at left. 

Tri-Parish Youth group is getting ready for a great day on the water! (Thank you Shawn, Johanna and Joe for a great rafting trip.) Pictured from left are Makenzie Rieman, Amanda Dinning, Kylee Simmons, Katherine Nida, Beth Dinning, Debbie Chicane and Shawn Stubbers. Behind Katherine and Beth is Fr. Paul Wander and in the far back is Joe Nuxoll. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Makenzie Rieman, shown with one of her favorite paintings, is the September Junior Artist of the Month at Prairie Community Library. A display of her work is on the wall in the library. See story at left. Photo by Laurine Nightingale.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Cheri Holthaus shows off the visor and bag that will be given to each golfer who enters the golf tournament.  These are just two of the items the golfers will receive; they will also receive a mini first aid kit and binoculars. See story above left.

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