Updated May 16,  2013
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council held their regular May meeting Monday, May 13. . . .
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Community Yard Sale is Saturday
The Cottonwood Community Yard Sale is set for this Saturday, May 18. . . .
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What is LEPC
LEPC stands for Local Emergency Planning Committee, which is mandated by the State as well as Federal regulations. . . .
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Kevin Conger receives award
Kevin Conger, registered Dietetic Technician for St. Mary’s Hospital was selected as the 2013 Recognized Dietetic Technician for Idaho. . . .
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Farm Bureau scholarships awarded
Three area graduating senior boys are the recipients of scholarships of $1,000 each by Idaho County Farm Bureau. . . .
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Food drive a success
Thanks to the support of the students and community, we surpassed our goal of collecting 500 items for the Food and Toiletry Drive last week. . . .
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Conservation field day held
A couple of scenes of area 6th graders, including from Prairie, at the Conservation Field Day at Winchester Lake State Park on May 10. Photos by Steve Wherry.. . .
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Spring art show held
Clearwater artist, Valerie Yost, won the Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) Best of Show and First Place for Oils/Acrylic for her “Lost Muleshoe Meadow”. . . .
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Library News
End of school always means shifting into a higher gear just to keep up. . . .
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Car wash fundraiser set
Health Occupations Students of America – HOSA – candidates Whitney Sonnen and Lauren Alfrey will WASH and VACUUM your car – FOR DONATIONS. . . .
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Uhlenkott wins Regional title in long jump
Krystin Uhlenkott set a new personal best as she won the long jump at the Regional Track Meet at Kamiah this past weekend. . . .
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Lady Pirates win District Title, to play Greenleaf at noon Friday
With a pair of come-from-behind victories the Prairie Lady Pirates won their fourth straight District Championship at Lewiston Thursday and Friday, May 9-10. . . .
The 1-A state softball tournament is set for this Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, at Airport Park in Lewiston. . . .
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Summit trio win essay contest; Dr. Gauger to present
Idaho Farm Bureau, District 5 announced the winners for the Essay Contest. The top three winners were all students from Summit Academy, Cottonwood. . . .
Summit Academy proudly welcomes Dr. Ann Gauger on Friday, May 17! . . .
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Everyone wants a piece of the District Championship trophy after the senior players on the team received it after beating Genesee 6-3 last Friday. Prairie plays Greenleaf at State at noon Friday at Lewiston. From left are Kelsey Tidwell, Kendall Schumacher, Tanna Schlader, Andrea Kaschmitter, Amanda Dinning, Mackenzie Rieman, Brooke Schumacher, Taylor Nuxoll, Ashley Cannon and Cheryl Gehring. See below left for stories on the District games. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Brayden Wood, Matt Leonard, and Hunter Chaffee with their line graph that charted the daily progress of last week's food drive for the Cottonwood Food Bank.  Thanks to community support, we met our goal of 500 items! Photo provided by Loretta Poxleitner. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story at left.

Staff members from the Cottonwood School District took part in Discovery Training at Prairie Junior/Senior High School.  The training was held live in Boise, but broadcast to outlying districts through Idaho Public Television.  Staff members shared computer applications, looked at places to find video segments to enhance teaching lessons, and shared thoughts on how to implement digital video into curriculum.  Shown from left are Renee Eckert, Laurie Karel, Andrea Brannan, Kim Schumacher, Vikki Riener, Cindy Schumacher, Darbie Duclos and Allason Zenner. Rene' Forsmann. Was also in attendance and took the photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Some of the old bowling pinsetters are lined behind Prairie Imperial Bowl after they were removed over the weekend to make way for the new pinsetters which will be installed within the next month or so. Also being installed are synthetic overlays on the lanes similar to what Camas Lanes in Grangeville has. The machines shown were hauled down to Sutton Recycling in Lewiston for scrap. Photo by Steve Wherry.Click on the photo for a larger view.

A grain elevator in Craigmont was fully engulfed in flames Sunday afternoon and saw fire crews respond from most area communities to help battle the blaze and keep it from spreading to nearby homes.  . Click on the photo for a larger view.

A Primeland fire crew puts out a grass fire started by an ember coming off the grain bin fire at Craigmont on Sunday. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of scense of what things looked like Monday morning. Fire photos by Steve Wherry of the Lewis County Herald. Click on the photos for larger views.
From left Erin Chmelik, Jessie Sonnen and David Wassmuth were the top 3 winners in the Idaho Farm Bureau District 5 essay competition. All 3 are Summit Academy students. Photo provided by Summit Academy. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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