Updated September 1, 2016
Labrador to be in Grangeville, Nezperce Sept. 2
Since becoming your congressman in 2011, I have worked hard to stay in touch with the people I serve. On July 26 I began a tour of all 19 counties in the First District. I’m calling these face-to-face meetings “Conversations with the Congressman.” . . .
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Scouts work on Joseph Cemetery for Eagle Scout projects
This summer Tate and Blaze Berdoy, of Boy Scout Troop 1368 in Cottonwood, were able to complete their two Eagle Scout service projects by cleaning, landscaping and re-fencing the perimeter of the Joseph cemetery. . . .
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September activities for Tri-Parish Youth
The sun is shining and warmth of the summer is still with us.  But the school bells and the cool morning remind us that another season is upon us.  . . .
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Oblates gather at Spirit Center
Sixteen Benedictine oblates and directors from four communities gathered at Spirit Center  August 26-28 for the 5th biannual gathering of the Northwest Region of the North American Association of Benedictine Oblate Directors (NAABOD).  . . .
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Motivational speaker to be at PHS
Mark your calendars for the evening of Wednesday, September 14 to come to PHS to listen to motivational speaker, Arel Moodie. . . .
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Booster Bulletin
Another year is upon us.   Kids are almost excited to go back to school, well maybe they are. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Three classes offered through the LCSC Grangeville Outreach. . . .
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Bowling season to start
Several bowling leagues are getting started in the next couple of weeks . . .
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24 out for football; Opener vs. Genesee moved up
There are 24 players turned out for the Prairie football team although they have a  lot of holes to fill from the team that went 11-1 last year and lost in the state championship game. . . .
The football opener against Genesee has been moved up to Thursday, Sept. 1 due to a lack of officials for Friday. There will also be a "fifth quarter" of JV prior to the varsity game that will start at 6 p.m.
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Lady Pirates win opener, play at Lewiston Tournament
The Lady Pirates volleyball team had a busy start to the season as they swept Kamiah in their season opener Thursday, August 25 at Cottonwood, and then made it into the championship bracket at the Lewiston Tournament on Saturday, August 27. . . .
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15 out for Crosscountry
There are 15 runners turned out for Prairie’s Crosscountry team as of Monday, Aug. 29. . . .
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Summit wins opener; 8 turn out for Summit volleyball
The Summit Academy Patriots opened their season with a 3-game sweep of defending league co-champion Deary Thursday, August 25 at Cottonwood. . . .
Summit Academy has 8 players turned out for volleyball this year along with a new head coach and assistant coach. . . .
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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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Greg and Colleen Sonnen were selected last spring as the Boosters of the year.   Their continuous support of students and athletic teams make Prairie a great school to learn and grow in.  Thank you for your efforts for our kids. Please congratulate them and thank them when you see them.   The booster club selects a top booster each year,  be on the lookout for next years top boosters.   And come join the booster club as we continue our mission of supporting our Prairie schools. The Sonnens are shown with Booster Club President Glenn Poxleitner. Photo provided by Poxleitner.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Denise Uhlenkott, Business Manager for the Cottonwood School District accepts a $10,000 ?check from the ?Nezperce Tribe . This money goes to the Prairie Track and Field Project. Thank you to the tribe for helping fund our first phase of this project. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Blaze, left, age 17, and Tate Berdoy, right, age 15, at the Joseph Cemetery. They did some cleanup and renovation work there as their Eagle Scout projects. Photo by Brad Berdoy. See article above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Dave, left, and Mick Duman, right, were each presented Quilts of Valor at a Duman family get together Sunday, August 28. Both served in the Army in the Vietnam era. Photo provided by Sally Duman. Click on the photo for a larger view.

 At the end of the 100 mile summer challenge fundraiser for the track Saturday, August 20 many of the participants gathered for a ceremony at the track. Over $25,000 was raised. Anyone who participated and wasn’t there is asked to visit Ryan Hasselstrom and sign the banner. Photo by Ciara Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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