Updated January 26, 2017
Blood drive set for Jan. 31
The Cottonwood Blood Drive is scheduled for January 31st at the Cottonwood Community Hall. Please call Brenda Kaschmitter or Donna Quick at 962-3251 to schedule an appointment. . . .
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School Board meets
The proposed school calendar for the year 2017-18 was approved at the January meeting of the school board Wednesday, Jan. 18. . . .
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Library Corner
The Library had a wonderful afterschool Christmas party last month. . . .
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Ski Skoop
With 30 inches at the base and 36 inches at the summit and more snow in the forecast we are having lots of winter fun at the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area! . . .
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Booster Bulletin
As the first semester closes and the Spring Semester starts, the booster club continues on its mission of supporting our student athletes both on field and in the classroom. . . .
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3 have perfect 25's
With a light breeze and overcast weather, scores were high at Cottonwood Gun Club for the third week of the Camas Prairie Ten week shoot. A fun time was had with 34 members shooting and lots of guest shooters. . . .
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More 52-Pickup winners
The monthly drawing for 2016-2017 (Light Yellow Cards) KC 52 Pickup participants was held at the December and January meetings of KC #1389.  The winners are as follows: . . .
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County Democrats host breakfast
The Idaho County Democrats are inviting the public to a breakfast, Sunday, January 29th, at the Soltman Center on Main Street in Grangeville. . . .
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Girls District Tournaments start next week
The girls district basketball tournaments get underway next week with play-in games on Monday, January 30. . . .
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Pirates beat Troy, Asotin
The Prairie Pirates won two games this past week and had another one postponed. On Saturday, Jan. 21 they beat Troy 63-36 in a home league game. On Monday, Jan. 23 they finally got to play at Asotin and won 56-38.  This game had been postponed twice due to snow days. . . .
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Lady Pirates improve to 17-1
The Prairie Lady Pirates picked up another 3 wins this past week. On Tuesday, Jan. 17 they beat Kamiah 59-23 at Cottonwood. On Friday, Jan. 20 they won at Troy 63-43. Finally on Monday, Jan. 23 they won 63-30 at Asotin. . . .
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Wrestling schedule
This week the wrestlers travel to Clearwater Valley for a tournament. . . .
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Summit girls pick up first win
The Summit Lady Patriots picked up their first win of the season as they split a pair of league games this past week. On Tuesday, Jan. 17 they beat Timberline 34-24 at Cottonwood for their first win. On Saturday, Jan. 21 they lost a makeup game against Deary at Cottonwood by a score of 41-27. . . .
Summit to host Timberline in District play-in game Monday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. . . .
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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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Is that an escapee skiing on Cottonwood Butte. No that’s Kurt Riener enjoying a beautiful day on the ski hill dressed in the old style convict stripes Cottonwood Butte ski area uses for their “Escape to Cottonwood Butte” promotion. Having to drive past a prison to get there may have something to do with that. Photo by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Rick Johnson, top photo, and Joe Riener, lower photo, were each awarded a Quilt of Valor at the VFW/Prairie Quilters breakfast Sunday, Jan. 22. Top photo by Veronica Johnson, lower photo by Judy Forsman. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Several photos from the Library’s after school Christmas Party held last month. See  the Library Corner article above left. Photos by Kristina Villamor.

The Prairie Booster Club paid for new pads on each end of the gym at the high school to protect players from the brick wall. Photo by Glenn Poxleitner.

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