Updated June 12, 2014
Escapees recaptured near Clarkston
The two inmates who escaped from North Idaho Correctional Institution on Wednesday, June 4, are back in custody. . . .
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40 years at the bank
Betty Campbell started with First Security Bank in June of 1974.  When the bank opened its doors in Cottonwood, their motto was “People Remember Good Banks because Good Banks Remember People”. . . .
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Register early for the crafts show
Artisans and other vendors are invited to participate in the 22nd Annual Raspberry Festival Arts & Crafts Fair on Sunday, August 3. . . .
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Lifeline Services help you live independently at home
“Your home is where you are most comfortable, surrounded by everything that’s familiar. But, for seniors, it is estimated that more than half of all falls that result in injury happen at home,” states Lifeline Coordinator for St. Mary’s and Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, Lana Lentz. . . .
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Cochran receives Eagle Scout
Drew Cochran, 18, of Boy Scout Troop 638 was honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony at 2 p.m. on June 1 at his residence in Cottonwood, Idaho in the presence of his troop, friends and family. Drew is the son of Terry and Jennifer Cochran. . . .
Also on this page is the letter of recommendation for the Honor Award he received (photos on last week's update.) . . .
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June is National Safety Month
Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. The good news is everyone can get involved to help prevent injuries. . . .
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Gibney receives award
Rachel (Rehder) Gibney, director of nursing at Life Care Center of Valley View in Boise, was named Life Care Centers of America’s company-wide Director of Nursing of the Year on May 19 . . .
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Monastery to host Federation meeting
The Monastery of St. Gertrude will host the upcoming Federation of St. Gertrude General Chapter Meeting, June 22-27. . . .
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Summer Reading Program starts June 19
Prairie Community Library is starting Summer Reading on June 19th.  The theme this year is “Fizz, Boom, Read.”  That is bound to involve some kind of science experiment and who knows what else!! . . .
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Youth delivering haystacks as fundraiser
It’s Haystack Delivery Time again. The youth leadership team heading to Camp Perkins for a High School retreat will be hosting a haystack lunch delivery on June 18th. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Classes available on Quickbooks 2013, Snorkeling and Scuba Diving and Beginning Excel. . . .
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May students of the month
Students of the month for May at Prairie Junior/Senior High School are Calvin Hinkelman and Lucas Arnzen for the High School and Hope McIntire and Spencer Schumacher for the Junior High. . . .
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Maddie Betts gets wish granted
From the moment I met Madeline (Maddie) Betts she has made me feel like a friend of the family. . . .
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Summit grads receive awards, scholarships; Photos from graduation
In addition to graduating  Saturday evening the Summit seniors received awards for their 4 years in high school and have been awarded several thousands of dollars worth of college scholarships. . . .
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The Summit Academy class of 2014 flip their tassels after receiving their diplomas this past Saturday. From left are Michael Waters, Rachael Frei, Sarah Chmelik, Megan Rehder and Matthew Schwartz. .See article bottom left for more photos. Click on the photo for a  larger view. 

Last Tuesday afternoon, June 3, Cottonwood was hit with a hailstorm with up to marble sized stones bouncing off of the streets, building and vehicles. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A fair sized crowd of bidders showed up at the annual consignment sale at Cottonwood Livestock Auction. At the time of this photo there were two auctioneers working. The loudspeakers from one cane be seen behind the man with the suspenders to the right of the horse trailer. The other set of loudspeakers can be seen to the right behind the person with the white shirt and baseball cap. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Carson Forsman and Reid Uptmor each received a bike and helmet from Roger's Motors for having perfect attendance throughout their 6th grade year! Photo by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Wyatt Ross and Kaylee Pikus were the May/June attendance winners! Photo by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the  photo for a larger view.

Madison Shears and Zach Rambo, (along with Damian Forsmann who was not present for the photo) received Knights of Columbus Hoop Shoot trophies for reaching the State level in their age categories. Photo by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Leann Lightfield was honored for reading her way to over 1000 AR points this school year! Photo by Sherry Holthaus.Click on the photo for a larger view.
Three sixth grade students from Prairie Elementary School did very well in the Art Design Contest sponsored by Idaho Farm Bureau. Ciara Chaffee, left, received a second place and a check for $25.00 for her entry into the District 5 contest, which includes the ten northern counties of Idaho. Carson Forsman, center, received a first place in district and a check for $50.00 for his drawing of the farm scene. Sydnee Bruegeman, right, won third place in  the district, and a check for $25.00. The Prairie students represented their school well. By winning first in District, Carson’s entry was entered on the state level to compete with the four other districts. There he won second place and a check for $50.00. Congratulations to our students. Mrs. Sherry Holthaus is their teacher. (Photo by Mrs. Sherry Holthaus). Click on the photo for a larger view.
District 5 Winners are announced in the Essay Contest. Claira Osborne, left, second place winner, Lane Wassmuth, center, first place, and Hope Schwartz, right, third place winner received their awards and check Friday at Summit Academy in the Essay contest for fifth grade students. Lane received $50 for his essay and Claira and Hope each received $25.00. Congratulations to the winners. Mrs. Karla Krogh is their teacher. (Photo by Summit Academy). Click on the photo for a larger view.
Miah Mager recently earned 4 first place awards for the PeeWee Division competitions of Shirley’s Dance Studio, competing against all of Shirley’s area dance students. The trophy is for first place overall in the age group while the two ribbons and a medal she has hidden behind the ribbons, were for other competitions: Express Yourself, Tap and Character. 4 year old Miah is the daughter of John and Denise Mager of Cottonwood. Photo provided by John and Denise Mager. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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