Updated September 17, 2015
This is Homecoming week
This is Homecoming Week at Prairie High School.  The Pirates will take on the Council Lumberjacks in a 6:00 PM Football game.   . . .
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Council meeting rescheduled--burn ban lifted
The Cottonwood City Council’s September meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. due to a lack of a quorum at their regular time Monday, Sept. 14. . . .
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Blood drive set for Sept. 29
Donating blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a big difference in the lives of others. . . .
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French couple visits Dog Bark Park, makes donation
On Sat Sept 12th a couple from France who have been guests at Dog Bark Park for 3 days made a donation of a 4-man tent & two sleeping bags to the local Boy Scout Troup. . . .
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Ultrasounds are a big part of SMH
An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body.  . . .
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The LCSC Report
Four more classes offered by LCSC through the Grangeville Outreach Center. . . .
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Center For Discovery Run Run is Saturday
The Center For Discovery would like to invite the community to come out and support us at our first Family Community Fun Run. . . .
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Moms groups are starting
Moms' groups for the Cottonwood area are starting up for the 2015-2016 year.  Last year over 50 women gathered in small book groups to support each other in the aspects of faith, family, and friendship. . . .
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ILCCA tour set for Saturday
Idaho Lewis County Cattle Association Bi-Annual County Tour is being held at the University of Idaho’s Agricultural Department this Saturday, September 19th beginning at 10:00a.m. at the Animal Pavilion and Meets Lab located at 1651 W. 6th Street in Moscow. . . .
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Pirates beat Savages 58-24
The Prairie football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 58-24 win over Salmon River Friday, Sept. 11 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates have a great week
The Prairie Lady Pirates volleyball team had a great week as they swept home league matches against Clearwater Valley and Genesee and won all 5 matches to help Idaho win the Border Battle at Pomeroy. . . .
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Crosscountry competes at Asotin Invite
This past Saturday, Sept. 12, the Prairie Crosscountry team competed at the Asotin Invite held at Chief Timothy Park. . . .
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Mystery Night set for Oct. 3; Patriots pick up first win; Students celebrate Patriot Day
Hear ye, hear ye!  All ye kings and queens, knights and nobles and peasants: thou hath been summoned to join the festivities of the 18th annual Mystery Night. . . .
The Summit Academy volleyball team had a 1-1 week as they picked up their first win of the season at Timberline on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and then lost at Logos on Saturday, Sept. 12. . . .
Summit students celebrate Patriot Day on September 11th with school spirit dress day. . . .
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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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Shown are the Homecoming Queen and King candidates. Crowning will be at halftime of Friday’s football game against Council. King candidates are the senior football players while each class nominated a senior girl for the honor. Front from left are Daniel Mager, Terran Peery, Sierra Latimer, Shayla VonBargen, Krystin Uhlenkott, Kaitlin Stubbers, Calvin Hinkelman and Bobby Hood. Back from left are Devin Bruegeman, Brandon Higgins, Justin Schumacher, Hunter Hasselstrom, Philip Spencer, Jake Bruner, Isaiah Shears and Thomas Schwartz. Photo provided by PHS. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Gem Builders redid the sidewalk from their building toward Goldstone St. The City of Cottonwood crew removed the old broken up sidewalk.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Schacher Construction was at work widening the shoulder and leveling it to put in a right turn bay from Highway 95 to the Greencreek Road. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A French couple who have been touring the western United States, donated the camping gear they bought for a 6-day camping trip to the local Boy Scout troop. The cost to ship it back home was almost more than it was worth and they figured the Scouts could make good use of it. Scouts from left are Tate Berdoy, Blaze Berdoy, Carson Schmidt, Hunter Chaffee and Anthony Karel. Scout leader Shari Chaffee is in between the French couple. Photo by Frances Conklin. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Women on Target instructional clinic was held at Flying B Ranch at Kamiah, Saturday, Sept. 12.  The 17 participants learned about a variety of firearms and gained confidence in shooting and handling them safely. The clinic is made possible by a grant from Friends of NRA.  Volunteer instructors from Idaho Fish and Game and Camas Prairie Friends of NRA as well as Grangeville Police Chief Morgan Drew instructed the ladies. A special thanks to Flying B Ranch for their hospitality in hosting this event. They made all the logistics possible. Photo provided by Lu Crea. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Michael “Mick” Wimer, right, was inducted as District II Distinguished Service Award recipient at the 36th annual induction ceremony for IHSAA Hall of Fame recipients. Wimer was honored for his career dedication to serving Idaho’s youth and the positive impact he had on young people. Wimer taught and coached in Idaho for 43 years before his retirement in 2010. Following his graduation from the University of Idaho, where he earned a Bachelors of Science and Masters of education and administration, he started his career at Robert Stuart Junior High School in Twin Falls. After two years there, he moved to Jenifer Junior High School in Lewiston, where he spent the remainder of his career as a science/PE/health teacher as well as a football, basketball, wrestling and track coach. He also served as athletic director for 19 years. Over his career he worked with 25,000 students. He and his wife Barbara have been married for 48 years and they have five children.
Robert Millage and his People’s Choice winner, a photograph titled “Night Ablaze” at the Kamiah BBQ Days art show. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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