Updated September 10, 2015
Superintendent's welcome to the new school year letter
Cottonwood School District’s enrollment for 2015-2016 is up from a year ago.  We ended week one with 404 students K-12.  Our enrollment at the start of 2014-2015 school year was 387 students. . . .
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Turnbay to be added at Greencreek Rd. intersection
Construction of turnbays on U.S. 95 was expected to begin Tuesday (Sept. 8) one mile north of Cottonwood for Greencreek Road and about 10 miles north of Grangeville for Lake Road. . . .
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Gonzaga Choir to perform at Monastery
The Monastery of St. Gertrude will once again welcome the Gonzaga University Choir for a performance in the chapel this Sunday, September 13 at 1:30 p.m. . . .
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Golf Tourney a success
“At first I was worried that we might have to cancel the tournament due to smoke,” said Cheri Holthaus SMH Foundation Coordinator.  “But Sunday morning the skies were pretty clear; however around 1:30 the skies got dark, not because of smoke but because of the thunder clouds that rolled in. . . .
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Bowlerettes start Monday
The BOWLERETTES are looking for women to join the league for the 2015-2016 bowling season.  We are a Monday night women’s league and bowl at Camas Lanes in Grangeville. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Four more classes offered by LCSC through the Grangeville Outreach Center. . . .
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Pirates win big over Genesee
The Prairie football team picked up where they left off last year as they throttled a rebuilding Genesee team 48-8 at Cottonwood Friday, Sept. 4, in their season and league opener. . . .
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Lady Pirates sweep Kamiah
The Prairie Lady Pirates won their league opener as they swept Kamiah 25-7, 25-17, 25-9 at Kamiah Tuesday, Sept. 1. . . .
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3 finish in top 6 at crosscountry meet
In Prairie’s first crosscountry meet of the season and this first in almost 20 years that they’ve had their own program, Chaye Uptmor took second, Kylie Tidwell third and Leah Higgins 6th as the girls team placed second. . . .
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Summit loses in 4 at Kendrick
The Summit Lady Patriots won their first varsity set but eventually lost in 4 games at Kendrick  . . .
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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 Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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The old BLM buildings on the west side of Butte Drive have been town down and Small Butte Construction of Cottonwood is excavating the area for the foundations for the new BLM office complex. Once the new building is completed the old offices seen in the background will be torn down. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Construction of a right turn bay on the east side of Highway 95 to turn onto Greencreek Rd., shown above, and also one on Lake Road near Fenn started this week. Crews were getting set up on Tuesday morning. Photo from ITD using Google Earth. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Summer reading awards were given out at the Story Time Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Library. In the top photo is Mat Frei, son of Crystal and Nick Frei, who read 92 books. In the bottom photo are Clara and James Lustig, children of Don and Morna Lustig, who won their age groups. Older winners Henry and Lilliann Lustig were in school and unavailable for photos. The youngsters are shown with Pollyanna Candalot. Photos by Laurine Nightingale. Click on each photo for a larger view.

The audience stood for Handel's Hallelujah Chorus last year. The Gonzaga University Choir performs again this Sunday at 1:30 pm. They will also provide music for 10:30 Mass. The performance is free and all are welcome. Photo provided by Monastery. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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