Updated April 25,  2013
Pinwheels for prevention
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the pinwheel is the national symbol for preventing child abuse in the same way the pink ribbon represents breast cancer awareness. . . .
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NICI celebrates Arbor Day
Arbor Day is a National Holiday that is celebrated in all 50 states as well as many countries around the world. . . .
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Hospital installs new CT scanner
St. Mary’s Hospital recently installed a new CT scanner manufactured by Siemens which is recognized as the front runner in radiology safety.  Currently SMH does approximately 1200 CT’s a year. . . .
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Magers donate estate to Hospital Foundation
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation recently received a check in the amount of $104,771.78 from the David and Dianne Mager estate. . . .
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Spring concert dates set
Prairie students will soon be presenting their Spring Concerts for your listening pleasure. . . .
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7th graders learn about pollination
On Thursday, April 11, Nezperce Garden Club members Denise Schacher, Lorna Inglet and LeeAnn McMaster along with Lottie Inglet President, of the Rose Buds Junior Garden Club taught Mrs. Tandy Savage’s seventh grade at Prairie Middle School about growing corn. . . .
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Library News
The Open House held at the library was well attended, with over 50 people stopping by. . . .
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Kim Schumacher named mother of the year
The Prairie High School Mother-Daughter Tea was held on Sunday at the Prairie High School Cafeteria.  . . .
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More 52-Pickup winners named
The monthly drawing for 2012-2013 KC 52 Pickup participants was held  at the April 10 meeting of KC #1389.  . . .
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Prairie competes at Kamiah
In a 14-school track meet at Kamiah Thursday, April 18, the best finish Prairie could muster was 4th place by Krystin Uhlenkott in the 400 meter dash and the long jump, Brandi Gehring in the high jump, Hunter McWilliams in the 1600 and the boys medley relay. . . .
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Lady Pirates win two league games
The Prairie Lady Pirates picked up a pair of White Pine League wins 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 Chronicle. . . .
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Members of Cub Scout Pack 638 plant the “Pinwheels for Prevention” at St. Mary’s Hospital. See story at left.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Cut Scouts pose for a photo after planting the pinwheels. Photos provided by Cheri Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Several Prairie student volunteers showed up on Saturday, April 20, to help Jay Hinterlong kick off the the new recycling facility in Cottonwood.  Shown are Keely Schmidt, Jay Hinterlong, Jared Higgins, Sydney Bruner, Jessica Kaschmitter, Rebekah Bruner, Appy Enriquez, and Laurel Henry.  Huge thanks to Jay Hinterlong and Beka Bruner for working tirelessly to bring recycling back to Cottonwood! Photo provided by Lydia Deiss. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Summit Academy Drama students rehearse for "The Matchmaker", written by Thornton Wilder, produced by Samuel French Inc,  and Directed by Kim Frei.  Show times this week are at 7:00 on April 25th, 26th, 28th, and 2:00 Sunday matinee on the 28th.    Ticket prices: adults $5, K-12 $3, family pass $20.   Come enjoy a hilarious 1800's comedy about a woman who arranges things to her satisfaction. Photo provided by Summit Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Cub Scouts from Pack 638 visited KORT radio station on Thursday April the 18th to find out different ways to get our information. Tammy Lynn showed us around the radio station. Then we went to the Cottonwood hospital and planted pinwheels for child abuse awareness week. Submitted by Matt Coppernoll. Shown back from left: Anthony Karel, Tammy Lynn. Middle row:  Tristyn Leonard, Jordan Farnworth, Morgan Poxleitner, Keenan Sheers, Matt Coppernoll, James Biltz, Caleb Butler, Torry Chmelik, Jordan Quick, Tage Perin. Front row Ellie Butler, Emma Butler, Colton McElroy. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Troop 638 helped our charter organization, the Knights of Columbus, with their Spring roadside cleanup. We collected 24 plus bags. Thank you all for helping keep our roads clean. Keep up the good work. Jay Hinterlong; Dan, Kevin and Anthony Karel; Joe and James Biltz; Keith, Aleta, Jared and Matt Coppernoll; James Remacle; Dale McElroy and Alex, Colton and Levi; Max Nuxoll; Kevin Tillinghast; Shari, Seth and Hunter Chaffee; Rhonda and Carson Schmidt; Blaze and Tate Berdoy; Torry Chmelik; Drew Cochran; Marc, Tammy and Jordan Farnworth and Greg Nau all took part. Photo provided by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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