Updated May 17, 2018
Cottonwood City Council meets
Streets commissioner Jack Duman informed the Cottonwood City Council at their May meeting Monday, May 14, that they did not get the FEMA grant for the Main St. culvert project. . . .
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Ideas sought for former school property
Ryan and Heather Uhlenkott of Cottonwood have partnered with Thomas and Barbara Mannschreck of Boise to purchase the old Prairie Elementary School property. . . .
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3 to graduate Saturday
Summit Academy will hold their 2018 Commencement Ceremonies this Saturday, May 19 at the Summit Academy Gym. . . .
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Prairie baseball & softball at state
The Prairie baseball and softball teams have both qualified for their respective state tournaments and both will start play at the same time on opposite ends of the state. Both brackets are also on this page. . . .
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Booster Bulletin
Another year almost in the books and the work for the coming year for fall sports and the booster club is kicking off. . . .
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Conservation Field Day held at Winchester Lake State park
Teaching outdoors is natural for the Lewis Soil Conservation District. Getting student in the outdoors and teaching them about conservation and natural resources is something they have been doing for 46years. . . .
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Recycling site closed May 26
Idaho County Recycling's Cottonwood collection facility will be closed Saturday, May 26, . . .
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Pirates qualify for State
The Prairie Baseball team will be going to state for the third time in the past five years after beating Troy 14-0 in a play-in game at Cottonwood Tuesday, May 8. That win put them into the District Tournament where they lost 3-11 to Genesee and beat Lapwai 19-3 to finish as the third seed to State. . . .
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Lady Pirates take 2nd at District
The Prairie Lady Pirates needed to win at least 1 game at District to qualify for the State Tournament and they did that when they edged Potlatch 7-6 in their District opener at Genesee Tuesday, May 8. They then lost to Genesee in the championship game 1-4 to take second at District. . . .
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Spencer in 110 hurdles, 3 girls relays are regional champs
Sean Spencer in the 110 meter hurdles and 3 of the 4 girls relay teams placed first in their events at the Regional Track Meet held at Lapwai Friday and Saturday, May 11-12. . . .
Also on this page is a schedule of state events. . . .
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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 state qualifiers and medalists at the Regional Track Meet held at Lapwai this past weekend. Front from left are Sierra McWilliams, Ciara Chaffee, Koleen Hasselstrom, Ellea Uhlenkott, Laney Uhlenkott, Jordyn Higgins, and Theresa Wemhoff. Back from left are Damian Forsmann, Carson Schmidt, Sean Spencer, Cole Martin and Caleb McGee. They will also be competing at the State Track Meet this weekend at Middleton. See page 7 for the state schedule and Regional Meet results. Photo by Becky Higgins. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Thomas and Barbara Mannschreck of Boise and Ryan and Heather Uhlenkott of Cottonwood joined together to submit the winning bid to purchase the former Prairie Elementary School buildings and grounds. They are brainstorming ideas for the use of the property and welcome public input. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Dani Cochran received her Best of Idaho County award and also a promotion from Cottonwood Chief of Police Terry Cochran at Monday’s City Council meeting. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Mr. Wassmuth's 40th field trip to Spalding Park!  34 years during his teaching career- and each year since of his past 6 years of retirement! He shares his rich knowledge of Idahos History, as well as many legends!  Thank you, Mr. Wassmuth!  Love, Mrs. Higgins and Mrs. Brannan's 4th grade classes!  Photos provided by Prairie Elementary School. Click on each photo for a larger view.

There was some construction going on in downtown  Cottonwood on Tuesday. At Arnzen Drug they peeled the old shingles off their canopy on Monday and on Tuesday the new shingles were being laid down. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Also from Tuesday morning. A conference room is being added at the back of the Farm Credit building for when Harman Agency moves their operation over. The concrete floor was being poured Tuesday morning. Eventually the roof will be replaced as the addition will necessitate a new roof line. Click on the photo for a larger view.

"Remember the past with GRATITUDE.  Live the present with ENTHUSIASM. Look forward to the future with CONFIDENCE." St. John Paul II. On behalf of the Summit Academy Family, we would like to thank Mrs. Kathy Rehder and Mrs. Gina Lustig for their MANY years of commitment to educating and loving our children and school.  Please join us on Thursday, May 24th at 6:30 pm in the Summit Academy gym to express thanks for their years of service and wish them well in the future. Cake and light appetizers provided, please bring your own drinks. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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