Updated October 4, 2018
October events for Tri-Parish Youth
It’s that time again where we begin to think about cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, hot chocolate and a new season. . . .
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St. Mary's Clinic to offer flu shots
It's that "special" time of the year again and St. Mary's Clinics & Clearwater Valley Clinics will be offering our annual flu shots. . . .
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Candidate debates to be televised
Throughout October, The Idaho Debates will broadcast moderated discussions with candidates for Idaho’s statewide and congressional offices, and Idaho Reports will present specials on two statewide ballot measures. . . .
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Walk With Kate
Walk With Kate is a free diabetes awareness walk to raise funds for care packages for newly diagnosed diabetic children and to promote diabetes awareness. . . .
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LCSC CTE programs to hold Career Showcase Event for high school students on Oct. 26
The Lewis-Clark State College Career & Technical Education programs will hold their second annual Career Showcase Event for area high school sophomores and juniors on Oct. 26 at the college. . . .
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Pirates win 62-0 at Potlatch
The Prairie football team rolled to another easy league win as they beat Potlatch 62-0 at Potlatch Saturday, Sept. 29. It was their second straight shutout win. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 3 matches
The Prairie Lady Pirates won 3 matches this past week, two of them on the road. They won a tough 5-set match at Potlatch Tuesday, Sept. 25 then won straight set matches at Grangeville, Thursday, Sept. 27 and at home against Kamiah on Monday, Oct. 1. . . .
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5 earn medals at Spartan Invite
The Prairie Crosscountry teams both took first in the team competition with Ciara Chaffee winning the varsity girls race and Zoey Hooper winning the junior high girls race at the Spartan Invite Tuesday, Sept. 25. . . .
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Summit loses to Deary
The Summit Lady Patriots were beaten by Deary in 4 games in their only match this past 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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Work has started at the former Prairie Elementary School as the cafeteria and the hallway that connected the former administration building and the main school building has been demolished as has the former front entrance to what will become the “Sisters Apartments,” so named because when this complex was St. Joseph’s Catholic Grade School the nuns who taught there resided in that building. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Reminder—The 19th Annual Historical Museum at St. Gertrude Fall Lecture Series begins at 7 p.m., this Thursday, October 4, with Idaho songwriter and storyteller Tracy Morrison (shown above) who will share her unique expressions of Idaho heritage. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie football team is trying to put together a reunion of the 2008 undefeated state championship football team at this year’s Senior Night football game against Kamiah on Friday, Oct. 12. This year is the 10th anniversary of the first state football championship in Prairie history. If you were on the team and would like to attend, please contact Prairie High School at 208-962-3901 and leave your contact information with Cheri Holthaus. Also please pass the word to members of the team that you know that may not get the Chronicle. Members of the team are front from left: David Sigler, Conner Rieman, Tyler Forsmann, Devin Schmidt, Kyle Daly, Brandon Waller, Troy Lorentz, Brock Heath and Tim Frei. Second row from left are Cody Schumacher, Chris Schmidt, Cody Miller, Jimmy Ingbretson, J.C. Enriquez, Justin Schmidt, Mike Matson, Tyrell Langston and Kyle Holthaus. Third row from left are Dustin Schaeffer, Jack George, Joe Schumacher Phillip Smakman, Josh Roeper, Nate Matson, Andy Groom and Chase Nuxoll. 4th row from left are coaches Ken Mader, Teel Bruner, Travis Mader, Ryan Hasselstrom, Ron Sigler, Justin Cohee and Paul Schmidt. Back from left are Kyler Shumway, Garrett Roush, Derek Schaeffer, Kyle Marker, Robert Nau, Ronnie Chandler, Colton Nuxoll, Josh Zigler and Jason VonBargen.(Just as an aside, this was not the first undefeated team in Prairie history. That would be the 1969 team that went 9-0 before there were official state football championships. Next year would mark the 50th anniversary of that team.) Click on the photo for a larger view.

Five generations of Schumachers. Lower left are Vera Schumacher and her great-great grandson Kash Morgan. Upper left is Kash’s great-grandfather Jim Schumacher. Top right is grandfather Doug Schumacher and Lower right is mother Brooke Schumacher. Photo submitted by Bettie Schumacher. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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