Updated June 7, 2018
PHS named Class 1A-Division 1 School of Excellence
Prairie High School has been named as the 2017-18 Class IA Division I School of Excellence. . . .
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10 Quilts of Valor presented
There were 9 Quilts of Valor awarded on Memorial Day at Keuterville Pub & Grub and a 10th one more recently in a private ceremony.. . . .
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Saturday is Free Fishing Day
No fishing gear or experience? No problem! Saturday, June 9th is Idaho’s annual Free Fishing Day. . . .
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Crop Tour set for June 26
The Prairie Area Crop and Conservation Tour is slated for Tuesday, June 26th, 2018. . . .
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Dems picnic and pie social is Sunday
The Idaho County Democratic Party will host their annual June Picnic and Pie Auction on Sunday, June 10, at the Cottonwood City Park . . .
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Parsells medals at European meet
Griffen A. Parsells, son of April & Chad Parsells, and grandson of Andrew & Judy Uhlorn of Cottonwood, and Rod & Kathy Parsells of Lewiston, competed in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) European Track & Field Championships, May 25-26th, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. . . .
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Youth football team saves woman
After winning the Spring National Football Championship in San Jose, the Boise Black Knights youth football team added heroes to its list of accomplishments. . . .
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Booster Bulletin
This Friday night the first annual KICKING OFF SUMMER KICKBALL TOURNAMENT is coming to the Prairie Sports complex. . . .
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40 take part in Just for the Hill of It
Syringa Hospice held its 24th annual fundraiser, Just for the Hill of It, on Saturday, June 2. . . .
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Who killed Henry Ward?
Become a detective and join me in the first ever NCIS (Nezperce Criminal Investigative Services) Forensic Camp! . . .
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Kickball Tournament is Friday
Prairie Booster Club will be hosting their 1st Kickball Tournament Friday, June 8th at the PHS football field. . . .
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Volleyball camp set
A beginning volleyball skills camp will be held at the Prairie Elementary gym on  June 18-19 for 3rd through 7th graders from 5 to 7 p.m. each day. . . .
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Pirates 5K Run is held
On Saturday June 2nd the Cross-Country team along with some great sponsors put on their second annual Pirate Run 5K. . . .
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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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Prairie  Boosters of the year  are Joe and Kathy Kuther.    The nomination noted that they attended so many school activities and were so positive around all of our teams and athletes.   It was noted that Joe and Kathy attended many High School and Junior High events.  Their attendance and support of Prairie School activities and sports is greatly appreciated. They are shown with Prairie Booster Club president Glenn Poxleitner, who submitted the photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie student booster of the Year was Tucker Hibbard.   Among the nominations, Tucker stood out for his efforts to support not only our athletes but the way he raises the spirits of students during the school day with  his positive personality and encouragement.   He is shown with Prairie Booster Club president Glenn Poxleitner, who submitted the photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Travis Mader was recently award the Teacher of the Month by Spokane Teachers Credit Union and KXLY Television of Spokane. His nomination was written by Leah Higgins and was chosen from many applications. Travis is shown with two representatives of STCU, far left and far right, and is flanked by Dan Kleckner and Stephanie Vigil of KXLY-TV. Photo submitted by Lori Mader. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Kindergarten students “graduated” to first grade on the last day of school, Friday, May 25. Photo by Ashle Long. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Booster Club recognized Students maintaining a 3.75 GPA for the 2017/2018 school year.   It is our pleasure to recognize these outstanding students for their academic success this year.  Photo submitted by Glenn Poxleitner. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Kindergartners visited the Fire Station during the last week of school. Photo by Ashle’ Long. Click on the photo for a larger view.

New roof trusses were being installed Tuesday morning on the former Farm Credit Service building. The first trusses were installed over the new addition on the backside, which is what necessitated the new roof. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Broadway Street is getting a facelift from 1st Street South uphill past where the railroad tracks were. The top photo, taken last week shows them grinding up the old asphalt. The lower photo, taken Monday, shows new asphalt being put down. Click on each photo for a larger view.

A good crowd of bidders enjoyed great weather at the annual Consignment Sale at Cottonwood Livestock Auction. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

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