Updated May 18, 2017
Community Yard Sale is Saturday
The annual Cottonwood Community Yard Sale is set for this Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. . . .
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School Board meets
The school board held their regular May meeting Monday, May 15 and opened bids for the track rubberizing. . . .
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Levy passes, Schumacher re-elected
The polls closed Tuesday after this week's print edition came off the press. Below are the results: . . .
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St. Mary's Clinics offer sports physicals
St. Mary’s Clinics bring you the 22nd annual Sports Physical Clinics for all area schools. . . .
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St. Mary's Medical Lab: The results matter!
“Lab work is integral in diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring,” says Colleen Bennett, Lab Manager at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood. . . .
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50th CIAA Spring Art Show awards
Carrie Jo Rehfeld won Best of Show award for her still life of “Fruit of Labor” at the Central Idaho Art Association 50th Anniversary  Spring Show. . . .
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County Dems highway cleanup
The Idaho County Democrats will be gathering this Sunday, May 21, for the bi-annual Highway 95 cleanup just north of Grangeville. . . .
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Elementary Concerts are set
Prairie Elementary will have two Spring Concerts for your listening pleasure. . . .
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CV ends Prairie's season; Pirates are Academic State Champions
The Prairie baseball team’s season came to an abrupt end Tuesday, May 9, in a district play-in game against Clearwater Valley at Cottonwood. . . .
They may not be going to the State Tournament for the reason they wanted to but the Prairie Baseball Team will still be going to pick up a trophy as they were named 1-A Academic Champions for Baseball. . . .
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Lady Pirates win District title; State at Airport Park in Lewiston
For the first time since 2013 the Lady Pirates are District Champions after an 8-5 win over Genesee Saturday, May 13 at Orofino in the District Championship game. Earlier in the day they beat Kendrick 15-9 to clinch a trip to State Earlier in the week they ended the regular season with a huge comeback win over Genesee, 12-11 in 8 innings on Tuesday, May 9. On Thursday, May 11 they eliminated Kamiah 17-2 in a District play-in game.  . . .
The 1-A State Softball Tournament will be held at Lewiston’s Airport Park this Friday and Saturday, May 19-20. . . .
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McWilliams, Glimp, Girls Team are Regional Champions; State meet set for Middleton
The Prairie girls track team won the Regional Team Title with 101 points at the Regional Meet at Kootenai High School Friday and Saturday, May 12-13. . . .
The State Track Meet gets underway at 9 a.m. MDT Friday, May 19 with several field events. . . .
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6 to graduate Friday; Summit holds hikeathon
Summit Academy has a graduating class of 6 students and their graduation will be early this year as it will be held this Friday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. . . .
Also on this page is a photo from Summit's Hikeathon. . . .
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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 High School Class of 2017has two valedictorians and two salutatorians.  This year’s valedictorians are Chaye Uptmor and Grant Gehring.  They have both maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout their high school careers. Chaye is the daughter of Roger and Christine Uptmor.  She plans to attend the College of Idaho; majoring in Health and Human Sciences.  Chaye has been involved in volleyball, basketball, track and field and Prairie League.  Grant is the son of Mark and Rachel Gehring. He will attend the University of Idaho and major in Engineering.  Grant has been involved in basketball, cross country and track.  Our Salutatorians for the Class of 2017 are Nicole Poxleitner and Tyson Schlader, they both maintained a 3.9778 GPA throughout high school. Nicoleis the daughter of Glenn and Loretta Poxleitner; she is planning to attend the University of Idaho and major in Animal Science. Nicole participated in volleyball, track and concert/pep band; she was also active in Prairie League and FFA. Tyson Schlader is the son Scot and Shelley Schlader; he plans to attend the University of Idaho and will major in Engineering.  Tyson was involved in football and basketball.  Congratulations to these four very deserving students.  Pictured from left are Uhlenkott, Schlader, Gehring and Uptmor. Photo provided by PHS. Click on the photo for a larger view.

District Champions!! The Prairie softball team is shown with the White Pine League and District Championship trophies after their win over Genesee on Saturday at Orofino. Front from left are Josie Peery, Kodie Tidwell, Cheyanne Maurer, Julia Wemhoff, Amber Halligan and Koleen Hasselstrom. Back from left are coach Jeff Martin, Sydnee Bruegeman, India Peery, Faith Uhlenkott, Sydney Bruner (with league trophy), Noelle Uhlenkott, Leah Higgins, Kylie Tidwell (with District trophy), Sam Remacle, Alexis Hiler, Sierah Poxleitner, Sarah Ross, Jade Peery and coach Steve Wilson. Prairie opens state play at noon on Friday at Airport Park in Lewiston. See below left for stories and photos. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Regional Champions! The Prairie girls track team is shown with the first place trophy from the District 1/2 Regional meet. Back from left are Bailie Gehring, Madison Ulmer, Jordyn Higgins, Theresa Wemhoff, Chaye Uptmor, Mykaela McWilliams and Ellea Uhlenkott. Front from left are Darlene Gehring, Kristtyna Krogh, Ciara Chaffee, Maria Schmidt and Jacey Rambo. Photo provided by PHS. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Elementary Staff would like to thank the Prairie Booster Club for the  new microwave given during Teacher/Staff Appreciation week .Submitted by Prairie Elementary School. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Booster Club would like to congratulate our spring athletes on their successes this spring.  We were able to purchase baseballs for the baseball team, a portable pitching screen for the girl's softball team (shown above with the softball team), and a donation of $3,000 to the track project.  We are so lucky to have such great athletes, coaches, and parents in our community!  We wish the girls softball team and the track team the best of luck at their state competitions this week!  We are proud of all of you! Photo provided by Prairie Booster Club. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Several photos from the Rendezvous at the Fair Grounds held last week for area school children. Photos by Steve Wherry.. Click on each photo for a larger view.

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