Updated April 27, 2017
Call for submissions
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude has announced an upcoming third volume to “Our Story,” the collection of first-person histories that celebrates local families and their ancestors’ lives in the Cottonwood, Keuterville, Greencreek, Ferdinand, and Salmon River areas. . . .
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More Purse Auction photos
More photos from the Purse Auction held Sunday, April 23. . . .
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St. Mary's Hospital: For Your Health
“Colon Cancer Awareness Month gives us the opportunity to talk about something that isn’t necessarily the most pleasant thing to think about or discuss,” says Dr. Jared Pikus of St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. “But the importance of screenings cannot be ignored.  The “gold standard” for early detection is the Colonoscopy, but there are other less invasive methods available as well.” . . .
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Joyce Gehring is Mother of the Year
From the moment my mom found out she was expecting me her love was as vast as space. She started protecting me, loving and nurturing me. Letting me grow in her, safe from the outside world. From the beginning I was stubborn, never showing what gender I was. Sitting crisscross and waving at my mom and dad. Her not knowing who or what I was did not cause her love to waiver. . . .
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Equine Educational Experience set for Saturday at Kooskia
The Back Country Horsemen of North Central Idaho will be sponsoring an Equine Educational Experience which include a day of demonstrations, skill tests and children's horse rides.   Technical classes as well as fun ones are all included free of charge.    . . .
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Concert features music inspired by Spain
Acclaimed performers Giselle Hillyer (violin) and Roger McVey (piano) present “A Spring Fiesta,” an afternoon of sonatas by Beethoven and Debussy as well as music by composers that have been influenced by the music of Spain. The concert is free and takes place on Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m. in the Monastery of St. Gertrude chapel. . . .
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Library Corner
We are having the monthly after school program this Friday from 4-6 pm.  Come on down for toothpick burgers and Italian sodas ,  while you see our selection of local writers. . . .
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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 April meeting of KC #1389. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Upcoming May classes: . . .
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Pirates rally to beat C.V.
Prairie managed to get just 1 game played this past week due to weather conditions and umpire availability.  . . .
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Lady Pirates 10-run Genesee
The Lady Pirates were only able to get one game in last week due to weather and it was a game rescheduled from a day earlier. They wound up playing Genesee at Asotin on Wednesday, April 19 and won 15-5. . . .
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Track team competes at 2 meets
The Prairie track team participated in two track meets this past week, at Lapwai on Wednesday, April 19 and at Kamiah on Friday, April 21. . . .
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Summit Spring Play set for May 4-6
Summit Academy's Spring Play is May 4th-6th. Show times are 7:00 each night with a matinee on Saturday at 2:00. . . .
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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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There was a big crowd in the Cottonwood Community Hall Sunday for the Annual Purse Auction to benefit the YWCA. Photo by Judy Klapprich. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Some of the tables packed with items that were auctioned off at the Purse Auction Sunday. Photo by Judy Klapprich. Click on each photo for a larger view.

"Our Story" celebrates the lives of local ancestors. Louis Graham of the Camas Prairie was a farmer and later a packer and guide.  See "Call for submissions" article above left.

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