Updated March 6, 2017
Sorry we are late with this update. We realized we hadn't yet done it as we were on the road to Caldwell for the boys state basketball tournament.
Principal Nygaard to retire
At the February meeting of the school board Prairie Jr./Sr. High School principal Carrie Nygaard submitted a letter announcing her retirement from the position. . . .
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Meeting set to discuss old Elementary building
The Cottonwood School District would like to open a discussion with local stakeholders on how to cleanup and reuse the old Prairie Elementary school building (907 Lewiston Street). . . .
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Fundraiser for Missoula Children's Theatre
The Center For Discovery is once again holding a raffle to help us cover the cost of the Missoula Children's Theatre. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Even with the warmer weather we have snow and are skiing and snowboarding at the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area. . . .
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Prize winners are named
Following are the winners in the St. Maryís/Holy Cross Parish Dinner prize drawing. . . .
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The LCSC Report
3 more classes available through the LCSC Grangeville Outreach. . . .
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Booster Club donates sewing machines
We are so excited - -the Booster Club recently donated two new Brother sewing machines to the PHS sewing class. . . .
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Two shoot perfect 25's
There were 31 shooters with snowy and overcast conditions and two perfect 25 scores in week 8 of the 10-week shoot at Cottonwood Gun Club. . . .
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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 February meeting of KC #1389. . . .
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March activities for Tri-Parish Youth
The month of March brings with it the hope of Spring along with the challenge of sacrifice and change. . . .
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Alzheimer's support group
The disease of Alzheimerís and other types of dementia are very prevalent in this day and age. . . .
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Eddie Olson featured
In anticipation of Central Idaho Art Associationís (CIAA) 50th Spring Show, May 4, 5, and 6, CIAA celebrates founding member, Eddie Olson. The 50th Show remains at the Bicentennial Historical Museum and will feature the art of founding members. . . .
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Pirates win District on buzzer-beater
Patrick Chmelik stole the ball under the Pirates basket and put it in as the buzzer sounded to give the Prairie Pirates a 50-49 win over Lapwai in the District  . . .
Two named to all-league team. . . .
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Softball schedule
On this page is the softball schedule for the 2017 season. . . .
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Jace Perrin takes third at State
Prairieís Jace Perrin earned a third place medal at the State Wrestling Meet held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25 at the Idaho Center in Nampa. . . .
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Prairie Track Schedule
On this page is the track schedule for the 2017 season. . . .
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Summit girls win Hallissey sportsmanship trophy
A Summit Academy girls team participated in the Hallissey Tournament held in Boise last weekend. This Catholic Basketball Tournament, started by the late Monsignor Hallissey 54 years ago, focuses on Christian Sportsmanship. . . .
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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 Prairie Pirates show the District Championship trophy to the fans after beating Lapwai at the buzzer last Friday. They will open state play against Wilder at 3 p.m. MST Thursday, March 2 at Vallivue High School in Caldwell. See game story below left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The 7th and 8th grade Tri-Parish Girls Hallissey Team took first place this year. Shown from left are: Coach David Shears, Coach Adam Forsmann, Ellea Uhlenkott, Laney Forsmann, Mattie Lusting, Josie Remacle, Sierra McWilliams, Kyleigh Duclos, Halle Klapprich, Hope Schwartz, Madison Shears, Kadyn Horton, Olivia Klapprich, and Molly Johnson. Story at left.
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Members of the Ski Patrol at Cottonwood Butte Ski Area.

Summitís Hallissey team with the Sportsmanship Trophy.  Front from left: Noelle Biltz, Makayla Rose, Dani Sonnen, Rachel Sonnen. Back: Claira Osborne, Jade Prigge, Kelly Stubbers and coaches Julie Sonnen and Norm Sonnen. Photo provided by Summit Academy. Story at left. 
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PeeWee Basketball recently wrapped up their season. Here coach Adam Forsmann gives the youngsters some advice. Photo by Kim Schumacher. Click on the photo for a larger view.
The girls in Della Gehringís sewing class at PHS appreciate the new sewing machines donated by the Prairie Booster Club. Photo by Della Gehring. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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