Updated December 29, 2016
January events for Tri-Parish youth
The New Year is upon us.  Let us pray for God’s blessings in our lives as we look forward to 2017. . . .
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2016 the year in review
This is our annual look back at the past year in headlines from the Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Opening day at the Cottonwood Butte was bursting with skiers and a new record was made with 179 skiers, the previous being 171. . . .
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PeeWee basketball signups set
The Prairie coaches, Kevin Chaffee and Lori Mader, along with their staff and many high school players, are offering the Prairie Peewee basketball program again this year. . . .
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LCSC releases honor rolls
A total of 849 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2016 semester, LCSC administrators announced on Thursday. . . .
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Prairie boys sports
On this page are a couple of sports highlight photos from the past year. . . .
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Prairie girls sports
This page has some photo highlights of Prairie girls teams from 2016. . . .
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Wrestling Schedule
The Prairie wrestling team schedule. . . .
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Summit news
The Summit girls basketball 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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Some of the skiers who were on the hill at Cottonwood Butte Ski Area for the season's first day of skiing Monday, Dec. 26. Photo submitted by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A view from near the top of the ski hill taken Monday, Dec. 26. Photo submitted by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

PHS sewing students showed off their beautiful scrap quilts at the Winter concert on December 14th.  A scrap quilt contest was held for the best quilt for the 1st year students and advanced sewing students. Winner for the advanced division were; 1st Place Molly Schwartz, 2nd Place Maria Schmidt and 3rd Place Kodie Tidwell.  Winners for the first year students were; 1st Place Anna Kaschmitter, 2nd Place Brooklyn Riener and 3rd place Sabrina Lustig.    Those shown for the Advanced division are Cheyenne Mauer, Lindsey Goeckner, Ellea Poxleitner, Molly Schwartz, Maria Schmidt, Kate Lustig, Jade Peery and Kodie Tidwell.  First year students shown are Emma Gehring, Brooklyn Riener, Calli Perrin, Anna Kaschmitter, Sabrina Lustig, Jacey Rambo, India Peery and Hailey Wilson.  Pictures show the girls standing in front of their creations. We are very proud of their accomplishments. Top photo are the advanced with the lower photo the first year students. Photos provided by Della Gehring. Click on each photo for a larger view.

This photo and those below are some highlight photos from 2016. We will have a few more next week. Shelli Schumacher, left, gets sworn in as mayor of Cottonwood by City Clerk Carol Altman. She replaced Denis Duman who had to give up the position. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Above is the new Pacific Cabinets production building which nearly doubled their production space.Click on the photo for a larger view.

The track got a new coat of asphalt in September. Fundraising is ongoing to get a rubberized surface and striping. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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