Updated September 12, 2013
Solicitor ordinance passed
The Cottonwood City Council approved a solicitor ordinance at their regular September meeting Monday, Sept. 9. . . .
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Wessels Honey closes after 42 years in business
After 42 years in business, Wessels Honey LLC of Greencreek closed its doors for the last time on Thursday, August 29. . . .
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Screening can save lives
“Colon cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in Idaho behind lung cancer for both men and women,” commented Steve Frei, OR director for St. Mary’s Hospital. . . .
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VFW education contest entrants sought
Fall is just around the corner, football and volleyball are underway, and kids are back in school.  That means it is time for students and teachers to finalize their entry into the VFW Awards Program. . . .
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Monastery to host lectures on justice
The Monastery of St. Gertrude will host three lectures by local diversity educators and human rights activists on creating justice in our region.  . . .
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The LCSC Report
LCSC is offering eighteen enrichment classes this semester.  A full list of classes can be seen by going to www.lcsc.edu/ce and click on “Browse All Courses” and on the next screen “View Classes”. . . .
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From the Library
With school starting and several new families in the community, this month the library will be offering a free, one-year membership to those who have never been a library patron. Check at the library to see if you qualify. . . .
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Nezperce Food Pantry fundraiser
The Nezperce Food Pantry will have a prize drawing to raise money for the Pantry during the Lewis County Fair. . . .
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Pirates edged by Salmon River 32-36
The Prairie Pirates gave the defending 1-A Division 2 state champion Salmon River Savages a tough battle but came up short in a 32-36 loss Friday, Sept. 6 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates split league matches
The Prairie Lady Pirates split a pair of league matches to open their season. They got swept at Troy Tuesday, Sept. 3 then turned around and swept Lapwai Monday, Sept. 9. . . .
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Summit loses twice
The Summit Academy volleyball team dropped a pair of matches during a tri-match at Grangeville Tuesday, Sept. 3. . . .
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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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Elmer Wessels stands in front of the truck that is delivering beehives to Wessels Honey. They started with 10 beehives in 1971 and expanded to as many as 600 before changing tactics and instead buying the raw honey from elsewhere to process and sell. They have closed up business as of Aug. 29. More photos with article at left. Photo provided by Elmer & Irene Wessels. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Emily McHugh is shown with some of her artwork. She is this month’s featured artisan at the Library. Photo by Donna Wassmuth. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie cheerleaders count off jumping jacks for each point after a Prairie touchdown. A tradition started about 6 years ago. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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