Updated May 11, 2017
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council held their May meeting Monday, May 8. . . .
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Levy election is Tuesday
Tuesday, May 16th, is the levy election for the 2017-2018 school year. . . .
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Elections are Tuesday
In addition to the school levy there are also a couple other elections affecting area residents. . . .
Also on this page are the sample ballots.
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Memorial Day services are set
Monday, May 29, 2017 is the official celebration of Memorial Day, honoring our fallen military heroes. . . .
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Police presentation for 6th grade class
Cottonwood Police officers Terry Cochran and Jason Rambo visited Mrs. Sonnen’s 6th grade health class at Prairie Elementary. . . .
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Help keep Center for Discovery going
You have a unique opportunity to help make an impact in the lives of Cottonwood families. . . .
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Branson signs with Blue Mountain CC
Gavin T. Branson, a graduating senior from Prairie High School, has recently accepted a scholarship with Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Ore. . . .
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Elementary Concerts are set
Prairie Elementary will have two Spring Concerts for your listening pleasure. . . .
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Pirates win 3 of 5 games
The Prairie baseball team finished their regular season with 3 games this past week. On Tuesday, May 2 they split a doubleheader with Kendrick, winning the first game 9-8 and losing the second 5-15. On Monday, May 8 they played Lapwai in a game to determine third place in the league standings and won 11-5 at Lewiston. 
The Pirates finished the season with a third place finish in the White Pine League and hosted Clearwater Valley Tuesday in a District play-in game that also amounted to a State play-in game as the winner qualified for State. Unfortunately the Pirates lost that play-in game 7-22 and their season is over.
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Lady Pirates clinch league title
The Prairie Lady Pirates improved to 15-0 on the season with 6 more wins this past week and clinched the White Pine League regular season championship for the first time in several years. . . .
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Uptmor breaks school record in 1600, again
Chaye Uptmor shaved another 11 seconds off the school record she set just a week earlier in the 1600 at the Meet of Champions at Lewiston Thursday, May 4. Her time of 5:31.30 was good enough for third at the meet but was 11.10 seconds under her school record from last week. . . .
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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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Youngsters from the Center for Discovery helped Cottonwood Mayor Shelli Schumacher and city clerk Carol Altman plant some Siberian Peashrubs  along the west perimeter of the city park Monday afternoon. The plants were purchased with an Arbor Day grant. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Excavation work has begun on the new sidewalk along East Street. The new sidewalk will be 8 feet wide. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Board of Directors of Summit Academy request the honor of your presence for Senior Graduation on Friday, May 19th, 2017.  Mass celebrated by Bishop Peter Christensen at Holy Cross Chapel, Keuterville, Idaho at five o’clock in the evening.  Commencement Exercises to follow at Summit Academy, Cottonwood, Idaho at six thirty.  Dessert reception will follow commencement. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Longtime city employee Dave Fuzzell receives a plaque from Cottonwood Mayor Shelli Schumacher commemorating his years of service to the city upon his retirement. Photo submitted by Shelli Schumacher.

Sam Rehder and Taylor Riener had lunch at a restaurant of their choice.  They were attendance winners for the month of April. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.
The Prairie baseball seniors were honored prior to the start of the Kendrick games. At left is Jon Halligan and Brandon Anderson is shown with his parents Mark and Stacie Anderson. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Track seniors were honored at the Meet of Champions last week in Lewiston. Front from left for Prairie are Raice Dalgliesh, Madison Ulmer, Chaye Uptmor, Mykaela McWilliams and Luke Wemhoff. Back from left are Ryan Glimp, Grant Gehring and Patrick Chmelik.Click on the photo for a larger view.

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