Updated November 3, 2016
Hospital gets new boiler
“St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics would like to thank the SMH Foundation as well as patients and community members who have supported the Foundation events in the past for an extremely generous contribution allowing SMH to purchase a new boiler system,” says Matthew Forge, CAO, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. . . .
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Assumption Parish Dinner is Sunday
Assumption Parish of Ferdinand will be holding their annual dinner and raffle on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Ferdinand parish hall. . . .
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Veterans Day program at PHS
The Cottonwood School District will present a program for Veterans on Friday, November 11th @ 9:00 a.m. in the Prairie Jr. Sr. High School Gym. . . .
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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to make stop in Grangeville
“For more than 50 years, a Christmas tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season.  . . .
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Veteran advocate to be at Grangeville
The IDAHO DIVISION OF VETERAN SERVICES will have a VETERAN’S ADVOCATE in Grangeville on TUESDAY – NOVEMBER 8, 2016 at the Idaho Department of Labor office, 305 N. State St., Grangeville, ID  . . .
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Book review by Frances Conklin
Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics by Daniel James Brown, Viking Press 2013.  A New York Times Bestseller. . . .
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Winchester Lake dam to be repaired
Idaho Department of Fish and Game is currently dropping water levels in Winchester Lake in order to make repairs to the dam. . . .
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10-digit dialing to be phased in
Beginning Nov. 5, Idahoans can start getting accustomed to 10-digit dialing when placing local calls. . . .
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Winchester maintains lead
Winchester Gun Club retains the lead with a score of 634 halfway through the 6-week Night Shoot, followed by Riener’s Grocery with a 625. Third place is Rowand Machinery with a 616. . . .
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Beginning watercolor class
Prairie Art will be hosting a Beginning Watercolor Class, taught by Artist Ivy Breen, November 14, 2016, starting 9:30am, Craigmont City Hall. . . .
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Pirates lose to Lapwai
Despite outgaining the Wildcats by nearly 200 yards the Prairie football team lost 40-54 to Lapwai on Senior night Friday, Oct. 28 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates out after 3 matches at State; District All-Star game
The Prairie Volleyball team had a rather short stay at the State Tournament this year after winning it all the past two years. . . .
Prairie’s Chaye Uptmor and Mykaela McWilliams as well as Summit’s Ally Sonnen were chosen to play in the District 2 All-Star Volleyball Game . . .
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Girls team places 5th at State
The Prairie girls cross-country team placed 5th at the state meet held Saturday, Oct. 29 at Pocatello. . . .
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9 earn medals at Moscow
The Cottonwood Wrestling Club traveled with 18 wrestlers this past Saturday to compete at the Bear Den in Moscow.   . . .
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Summit Academy news
Summit Academy placed 2nd at the Knowledge Bowl Competition held in Orofino on Monday, October 24th. . . .
Please join Summit Academy's physical science students for their biannual Pumpkin Chunker Launch challenge on Thursday, November 3rd from 2:00-2:30 pm. . . .
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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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Cottonwood Credit Union’s entry, top photo, was the winner in the annual Scarecrow Decoration Contest sponsored by the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce. They had more than twice the likes on the Chamber Facebook page as the runner-up St. Mary's Hospital & Clinics entry, lower photo. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Old boiler on the left, new boilers on the right. (L-R)SMH Foundation Board Members Jim Rehder, Matthew Forge, CAO, Theresa Uptmor, Janice Baldus, Jim Church, Morris Arnzen. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Dar Forsmann got a visits from several of her grandkids during her celebration of 40 years at Wells  Fargo/First Security Bank last Friday, Oct. 28. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie football team is in the state playoffs for the 4th straight year. They play at Notus this Saturday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. MDT (2 p.m. our time). Front from left are Jake Stubbers, Devin Ross, Derik Shears, Lucas Wemhoff, Tyson Schlader, Damian Forsmann, Owen Anderson and Sam Mager. Middle from left are Spencer Schumacher, Caleb McWilliams, Hunter Chaffee, Caleb McGee, Brandon Anderson, Hayden Uhlenkott, Raice Dalgliesh, Jayce Huling, Michael Schwartz and assistant coach Teel Bruner. Third row from left are assistant coach Matt Elven, Jayce Perrin, Carson Schmidt, Tucker Hibbard, Dereck Arnzen, Garrett Bunce, Reid Uptmor, Carson Forsman and head coach Ryan Hasselstrom. .Click on the photo for a larger view.

The other entries in the Chamber's Scarecrow Decoration contest from top down are Arnzen Drug, Cottonwood Foods, Wells Fargo Bank, CentralIdaho Agency and the bottom two photso are The Hangout. Click on each photo for a larger view.

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