Updated September 26, 2013
Blood drive set for Oct. 1
This Halloween, Count Dracula is not the only one who needs your blood.  The American Red Cross reminds us that regular blood donations are needed to maintain a safe and adequate blood supply for patients in our local hospitals. . . .
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Summit Academy rolls out the red carpet
Ladies pull out that gown you've been saving to wear and Gents dust off that tux and join your friends on the red carpet as Summit Academy presents "A Night at the Movies". . . .
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Lectures highlight local history
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude announces the 14th Annual Fall Lecture Series. These events, held on Thursdays during the month of October, provide insights into the history of our region and presentations on topics of interest to the local public. Lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. A Q&A session with the presenters follows the lectures. Light refreshments are provided. . . .
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October Youth Ministry schedule
As the days grow shorter and the leaves begin to speak their change of color we start to see and feel a difference around us. . . .
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West is employee of the month
Faye West; Kamiah Clinic RN was chosen as the September Employee of the Month for St. Mary’s Hospital. . . .
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The LCSC Report
4 more classes avialable for registration. . . .
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Backcountry Horsemen visit 7 Devils
A group of nine Back Country Horsemen members went to the 7-devils on August 31st to build a turnpike on trail number 124. . . .
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Benefit fundraiser for Maddie Duman
There will be a Benefit Dinner to be held for Madison Duman on Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the Prairie Elementary School from 4:30-7:00. Live and silent auction items will be available. . . .
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Short Takes
On this page are four short articles on: Moms Groups; Cookie Dough Sale, Essay Contest, and a Debt Management Seminar. . . .
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Library News
Prairie Community Library has a new arrival and this time it isn't a book!  . . .
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Pirates win big over Kendrick
The Prairie football team had little trouble overcoming Kendrick as they won 54-8 in their Homecoming game Friday, Sept. 20 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 3, compete at Border Battle; Crosscountry at Clarkston
The Prairie Lady Pirates went 2-1 in league matches last week, sweeping Kamiah at Cottonwood Tuesday, Sept. 17 then in a tri-match at Genesee on Thursday, Sept. 19 they swept Potlatch and then were swept by Genesee. . . .
Prairie finished with a game-record of 7-8 at the 4th annual Border Battle Volleyball Tournament at Pomeroy Saturday, Sept. 21. . . .
Peter Spencer and Ryan Glimp competed at the Seaport Invite CrossCountry meet at Clarkston High School Saturday, Sept. 21. . . .
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Summit enrollment up 14%; Summit girls split league matches
Summit Academy reported enrollment of 71 students at the beginning of the year, which is an increase of 10 over 61 students enrolled last year at this time. . . .
The Summit Academy Lady Patriots split a pair of league matches over the past week, both played at the Highland High School gym in Craigmont. . . .
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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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Keely Schmidt and Westin Crenshaw were named as Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of Friday’s game against Kendrick. Click on the photo for a larger view.

From top down are the Senior float, which was judged the winner of the float contest, the sophomore float and the freshman float. We did publish a photo of the junior float as the banners were coming off by the time the parade reached this point.  Click on the photos for larger views.

The Prairie cheerleaders lead the Homecoming Parade as they carry the Prairie Pirates banner.
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The PHS band got to ride through the Homecoming Parade. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The team rips through the huge banner made by the cheerleaders. It read Prairie Pirate Homecoming 2013. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of action shots from the Powder Puff Game held Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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