Updated September 18, 2014
Enrollment about same as last year
It was announced at the September meeting of the school board Monday, Sept. 15, that school enrollment at this time is only 2 less than it was last Sept. 30. Currently there are 390 students enrolled in grades K-12 compared to 392 last year. . . .
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Homecoming is next week
Homecoming week is set for September 22-26, 2014.  The Pirates will take on the Clearwater Valley Rams in a 7:00 PM Football game. . . .
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Blood drive set for Sept. 30
Donating blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a big difference in the lives of others. . . .
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Mystery Night is Oct. 4; Hot Rod drawing part of Mystery Night
Things are heating up for Summit Academy’s 17th Annual Mystery Night: “HOT ROD FEVER.”  In addition to the Mystery Night raffle winners, the 1933 Ford Coupe Replica Hot Rod Sweepstakes winner will be chosen. . . .
There is DOUBLE the excitement planned for this year’s HOT ROD FEVER Mystery Night! . . .
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Military addresses sought
As part of the GEAR UP program, Sophomores at Prairie High School are completing a service learning project this year in which care packages and letters will be sent to military personnel who are deployed overseas. . . .
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Scarecrow Decoration contest
The Greater Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Scarecrow Decorating contest again this year. . . .
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Hospital parking lot work
The front parking lot of St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics is going to be sealed on September 20 and 21st. . . .
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Art/Essay contest
Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. ratified December 15, 1791 . . .
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Library News-Brats & Brew Fest
Fall is upon us and plans are in motion for the annual Library fund raiser. . . .
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The LCSC Report
A couple more classes that are available through the LCSC Grangeville Outreach Center. . . .
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Wrestling Club signups set
The Cottonwood Wrestling Club, a USA Idaho sanctioned club will hold signups and the first practice for the 2014 season on Wednesday, October 1st at Prairie Auxiliary Gym at 6:30 PM. . . .
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Pirates swamp Savages; Spencer 5th at Asotin meet
What a difference a year makes! The Prairie football team rolled to an easy 60-6 win over the 2-time defending 1-A Division 2 state champion Salmon River Savages at Riggins Friday, Sept. 12. . . .
Peter Spencer and Ryan Glimp of Prairie are again competing with the Highland Crosscountry team this year. . . .
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Lady Pirates win two league matches; Lady Pirates at Border Battle
The Prairie Lady Pirates won a pair of White Pine League matches on the road this past week, winning in 4 games over Clearwater Valley at Kooskia on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and sweeping 3 games at Potlatch on Thursday, Sept. 11. . . .
The Prairie Lady Pirates volleyball team is once again participating in the Border Battle Tournament at Pomeroy which is set for this Saturday, Sept. 20. . . .
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Summit falls to Deary
The Summit Lady Patriots gave undefeated Deary all they could handle before falling in 4 games at Craigmont Thursday, Sept. 11. . . .
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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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Next week will be Homecoming Week at Prairie High School and shown above are the candidates for Homecoming King and Queen. All are seniors. Front from left are queen candidates Jessi Riener, Holli Uhlorn, Kayla Schumacher and Natasha Gimmeson. Back from left are senior football players John Mager, Lucas Arnzen, Tanner Ross, Mason Dalgliesh, Dally Ratcliff, Rhett Schlader and Hunter McWilliams. Photo by Ryan Hasselstrom. Click on the photo for a larger view.

5 Generations! Clarice Young is holding her great-great granddaughter Addyson Jean Roberts. Back from left are great grandmother Jackie Frei (Clarice’s daughter), grandfather John Frei and mother Samantha Frei. Photo submitted by proud grandmother Dina Frei. Click on each photo for a  larger view..

The drawing for the 1933 Ford Coupe Replica built by the 2011-12 Summit Academy shop class will be held as part of Summit Academy’s Hot Rod Fever Mystery Night. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Craigmont resident, John Hahn, right, was named the "Member of the Year" of the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owner's Club (ACMOC), an International club. The award, in recognition of John's outstanding efforts and contributions to the club was made at the banquet during the Annual ACMOC Show, August 21-23, held in Tremonton, Utah. John is president of Inland N.W. Crawlers, Chapter 14 of ACMOC, the area club with members from Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Utah.  He is shown receiving congratulations from Bruce Vinkler, of Chicago, who is president of ACMOC.  Also attending the Show were John's wife, Kathie, and Don & Charlotte DeArmond, Grangeville, also members of Inland N.W. Crawlers, Chapter 14.

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