Updated September 11, 2014
City to purchase two newer firetrucks
The Cottonwood City Council held their regular September meeting Monday, Sept. 8 and approved a bid for two firetrucks. . . .
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Fire Department to flush water lines
The Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department will be flushing water lines through the fire hydrants on Monday, September 15, 2014 during their regular evening meeting. . . .
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School year off to a good start
Our K-12 enrollment is holding steady with 390 students enrolled.  Last year at this time we had a count of 392 students.  . . .
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Gonzaga Choir to perform Sunday
At the end of last year's Gonzaga University Choir concert, Prioress Sister Clarissa mused, "How do we ever live without this beauty? ...waiting a whole year will make it even more enjoyable. . . .
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Library News
Just over seven (7) weeks until the annual Library Bräts and Brew fest.  . . .
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Roemer is employee of the month
Ally Roemer was chosen as the August Employee of the Month for St. Mary’s Hospital. . . .
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Adult exercise classes are back
Come and check out the adult exercise classes which are being held on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 in the Cottonwood Community Hall. . . .
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Pirates dominate at Genesee
The Prairie Pirates rolled up 520 yards of offense, 368 of it rushing, to win 60-20 at Genesee Friday, Sept. 5 in the Pirates’ season opener. . . .
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Lady Pirates win two matches
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their season with a pair of match victories winning a 5-game set at Lapwai, Tuesday, Sept. 2 and a 3-game sweep at Grangeville Thursday, Sept. 4. . . .
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Summit wins at Genesee JV tournament, falls in 5 games to Highland
The Summit Academy Lady Patriots lost their league opener to Highland in 5 games but bounced back to win the Genesee JV Tournament 2 days later. . . .
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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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There was a good turnout for Storytime with Miss Pollyanna Tuesday morning at the Prairie Community Library. Those attending from left are: Thomas Briggs (orange shirt), Isaac Hanna (blue shirt), Ayla Ratcliff, Miss Pollyanna, and Henry, Lili, Clara and James Lustig. Photo by Laurine Nightingale. Click on the photo for a larger view.

For the nineteenth year in a row, St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics provided sports physicals for the area students.  The students were charged $25.00 for the physical, of which $15.00 is donated back to the athletic department of their respective schools.  These physicals are required by the Idaho High School Athletic Association.  This year over 100 area students received physicals at one of St. Mary's Clinics with a total of $1,515.00 being donated back to their schools. St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics would like to wish all the area athletics the best of luck this school year. In the top photo Prairie Student Body President Hunter McWilliams is happy with the check he received for his school district in the amount of $630.00 . In the lower photo Karla Krogh, Amy Rose and Jim Hickel show off the check they received for Summit Academy for $240.00. Photos provided by Cheri Holthaus. Click on each photo for a  larger view..

The back of Cheri Holthaus’ Tahoe is full of cases of paper and Kleenex and misc. school supplies which she delivered to the area schools last week.  The paper and Kleenex were donated by St. Mary’s Hospital and the misc. school supplies were donated  by employees and patients of SMH.  “All the schools were so grateful for the extra supplies,” commented Holthaus. Photo by Cheri Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A display of quilts and other items made by offenders at NICI are at the Library this month. Photo by Laurine Nightingale. See Library News story above left Click on the photo for a larger view.

Several photos from last year’s performance by the Gonzaga Choir. See article above left. Photos provided by the Monastery.Click on each photo for a larger view.

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