Updated August 18, 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.

Idaho County Fair is this week
The Idaho County Fair kicked off Wednesday morning with the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. . . .
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Betty Campbell is grand marshal
Betty Campbell’s lifestyle on the prairie has definitely been a family affair. She will serve as the 2016 Idaho County Fair grand marshal – an honor her parents – Verl and Alice Chicane, had in 1988. . . .
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Bus routes approved
Bus routes were approved for the 2016-17 school year at the August school board meeting held Monday, August 15. . . .
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2016 Idaho County Fair Royalty
On this page are bios and photos of the 2016 Idaho County Fair Royalty. . .
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Interactive Health Fair at Cottonwood August 18
The Partnership for Healthy Communities (a coalition of 6 health systems and 2 county service agencies) will be hosting an Interactive Health Fair on Thursday, August 18th from 1-5 at the Cottonwood Community Hall. . . .
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School supply drive
Would you like to see each student in the local school districts begin classes with all the supplies needed to begin the school year?  . . .
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Ambassadors held 4-H expand, run smoothly
You may have experienced assistance from one and not even known it. Your kids may have received advice from them and you weren’t even aware. They’re older, they’re green and they’re mighty. They’re the Idaho County 4-H Ambassadors. . . .
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Frank McIntire has been a part of the Idaho County Fair since childhood
This year’s Idaho County Fair Spotlight article is on a person whose family name is practically synonymous with the fair. . . .
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Track work underway; Youth football signups
If you have been by the football field in Cottonwood over the past few days you have seen the transforming work being done on the track and field project. . . .
It's that time of year again for fall football! . . . .
The PHS crosscrountry schedule has also been added. . . .
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Prairie girls sports schedules
On this page is the Prairie High School volleyball schedule  . . .
Also on this page is the junior high girls basketballs schedule. . . .
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Mystery Night set for Oct. 8
Please join Summit Academy for a night that’s “Out of This World” at this year’s Mystery Night Fundraiser to be held on Saturday, October 8 at the Greencreek Hall. . . .
Also on this page is the Summit Academy 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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The 2016 Idaho County Fair Royalty welcome you to this week's Fair. From left are 1st Princess Rachel Kelley, Queen Katrina Frei and 2nd Princess Davi Murphy. See article at left for individual photos and bios.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Betty Campbell is the 2016 Idaho County Fair Grand Marshal. Photo by Lorie Palmer, Idaho County Free Press. See story above left.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Nick Seubert and Chris Rehder working to get track ready for asphalt.  Belly dump trucks hauled gravel all day Thursday August 11.  The track is definitely taking shape.  Thank you Valley Paving for your donation to this project. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. For more photos see "Track work underway" article at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.
A reminder that due to the street renovation work done on East Street this summer there will be NO PARKING along  East Street during the Idaho County Fair. Click on the photo for a larger view.
 An Idaho County Fair Kiddies Parade photo from the early 1970’s. Apparently Uncle Sam in the middle is a young Gus Hoene, current owner of Hoene Hardware. Photo provided by Deb Clark and originally taken by Don Hoene. Click on the photo for a larger view.
The Color Guard in front of Jenny’s Tavern (now Doreen’s) during the Idaho County Fair Parade in about 1971. Deb Clark is interested in who owned the Café next to Jenny’s and what the smaller building was to the right of that. Photo provided by Deb Clark. Originally taken by Don Hoene. Clik on the photo for a larger view.

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