Updated August 4, 2016
Prairie Elementary School supply lists can be found here.
Prairie Jr/Sr High School supply lists can be found here.
Summit Academy School Supply lists can be found here.

Raspberry Festival is Sunday
Join in a day of family fun at the 24th Annual Raspberry Festival on Sunday, August 7 at the Monastery of St. Gertrude . . .
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4 vie for Fair Royalty
There are 4 young ladies vying to be the 2017 Idaho County Fair Queen and Princesses. . . .
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Smoke starting to show up
Wildfire smoke is heavy in the surrounding area, and even though there are no fires in the immediate area causing the smoke, Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) fire managers are reminding the public of the increased wildfire risk that is present now that conditions are getting hotter and drier.. . .
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No parking on East St. during the Fair
n order to save the work already accomplished, provide for the safety of our motoring public, and to prepare for the next phase of projects, there will be NO PARKING on East St. in Cottonwood during the Idaho County Fair. . . .
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Crea is employee of the month
The Customer Service team at St. Mary’s Hospital selected Debbie Crea as the July Employee of the Month. . . .
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Idaho County 4-H Horse Show is held
The 2016 Idaho County 4-H Horse Show was held Saturday, July 30th, at the Grangeville Border Days Arena. . . .
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DEQ issues air quality forecast and caution
Due to regional wildfire smoke, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued an Air Quality Forecast and Caution with a mandatory burn ban . . .
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Football schedules
On this page are the Prairie High School and Junior High football schedules.  . . .
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Volleyball schedule
On this page is the Prairie High School volleyball schedule  . . .
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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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Last year’s arts and crafts booths at the Raspberry Festival with the Monastery in the background. This year's Raspberry Festival will take place Sunday, August 7. See story at left. Photo by Theresa Henson.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Young ladies dressed as the Raspberries last year at the Raspberry Festival. Photo by Theresa Henson.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Idaho County Fair 2017 royalty candidates. Shown clockwise from upper left are Kally Arnzen, Selena Davila, Chaye Uptmor and Tiffany Sonnen. See story above left for candidate bios. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Harvest is underway in the area as this combine east of Greencreek near the Greencreek Rd.-Sonnen Rd. intersection goes through a field of grain. Photo by Steve Wherry.

Highway 95 was getting sealcoated from Lawyer’s Canyon Bridge south to the concrete this week. Work was expected to be done by Wednesday, August 3. Photos by Steve Wherry. Click on each photo for a larger view.
A unique and special cultural opportunity is coming to Craigmont. Award Winning pianist John Nilsen is coming for a one hour concert at the Craigmont Community Church, this Saturday evening, August 6th. He is a recording artist with 19 CDs and has sold over 1 million copies. John has toured in all 50 states and in Europe and Asia. Keyboard magazine says his playing is "flawless." Mr. Nilsen will be performing both original compositions and several classical favorites. The concert starts at 7pm. There is no admission and everyone is welcome. Copies of John's CDs will be available for purchase after the concert.

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