Updated October 25, 2018
Cort Conley leads an exhibit tour of Idaho characters
This Thursday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will celebrate a new exhibit on Idaho characters with an open house and guest speaker Cort Conley, author of numerous books on Idaho, including "Idaho for the Curious." . . .
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Causes of diabetes
There are many misconceptions about why people get diabetes. . . .
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All-league aan all-star volleyball players
Three Prairie players and one Summit player were chosen to their respective all-league teams. . . .
Two Prairie players and one Summit player were chosen to play in the District all-star match. . . .
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Types of diabetes
Riener’s Grocery remains in the lead with a score of 439 after the second night of the night shoot. . . .
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Pirates clinch league title; Wallace game cancelled
The Prairie football teamed clinched a state tournament berth and the league championship with a 54-8 win over Clearwater Valley at Kooskia Friday, Oct. 19. . . .
The Pirates game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 at Wallace has been cancelled due to a lack of players available for the Miners.
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Lady Pirates take 2nd at District
The Lady Pirates wound up taking second at District as they lost to Troy 10-25, 9-25 and 21-25 Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
The State bracket is also on this page.
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Boys and girls teams both qualify for State
For the first time ever both the girls and boys Prairie cross country teams  qualified for State after competing at the Regional Meet at Lewiston Thursday, Oct. 18. . . .
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Summit finishes 4th at District
The Summit Lady Patriots volleyball team finished two places higher than their seeding at the District Tournament as the 6th seeded team finished in 4th place after losing to Nezperce 18-25, 25-21, 14-25, 20-25 Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston. . . .
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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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It was an historic day at the Regional Crosscountry Meet last Thursday, Oct. 18, as both the girls and boys teams qualified for State. The first time ever for both teams in the same year. Front from left are Kerri Villamor, Jayce Rambo, Kyleigh Duclos, Maria Schmidt, Kendra Duclos, Ciara Chaffee (with the girls 2nd place team trophy), Mattie Lustig, Hope McIntire and Jessie Sonnen. Back from left are assistant coach David Young, head coach Glenn Poxleitner, Ryan Arnzen, Justin Lockett, James Villamor, Devin Ross, Tanner Hibbard, Tyler Wemhoff, William Hooper, Alex McElroy and assistant coach Jenny Arnzen. They compete at State this Saturday with the girls race at 10:30 a.m. and the boys race at 12:15. The State Meet will be in the Lewiston Orchards at the LCSC course next to Ziggy’s. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie volleyball team after receiving a game ball for finishing 2nd at District. From left are Delaney Lockett, Theresa Wemhoff, Kristyna Krogh, Alexis Hiler, Jordyn Higgins, Ellea Poxleitner, Madison Shears, Hope Schwartz and Sierra McWilliams. Not pictured is Ashton Landers. They will open State Tournament action Friday morning at 9 a.m. MDT against District 3 champion Ambrose. They will play again at 4 p.m. if they win or 2 p.m. if they lose, against either Shoshone or Compass Charter. Photo by Julie Schumacher. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Jessica Meyers presented Erin Shears with a plaque commemorating her 20th anniversary of teaching and all she has done for the community at an appreciation get-together Monday, Oct. 22 at the Cottonwood Community Hall. From preschool programs, the after-school program, shuttling kids to Grangeville for swimming lessons, and continuing to fight for funding for all of it, Erin is an amazing asset to Cottonwood and our families. Well over 100 people showed up Monday, including many of her students, to celebrate with her. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The White Pine League Champion Prairie Pirates! Front from left are Tayden Hibbard, Lane Schumacher, Dylan Schumacher, Derik Shears, Dalton Ross, John Gehring, Cole Schlader, Damian Forsmann, Dean Johnson, Sam Mager, Zach Rambo and Spencer Schumacher. Second row from left are Carson Forsman, Reid Uptmor, Garrett Bunce, Carson Schmidt, Michael Schwartz, Brody Hasselstrom, Jesse Cronan, Cole Martin, Hayden Uhlenkott, Owen Anderson and Caleb McWilliams. In back are coaches Ryan Hasselstrom and Matt Elven. Not pictured is coach Teel Bruner. Prairie does not play again until Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Kibbie Dome as their game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 at Wallace was cancelled due to a lack of players for Wallace. Click on the photo for a larger view.

 The Idaho County 4-H Livestock Judging Team participated in the University of Idaho Ag Days Judging Contest on Saturday, September 29th.  Team members included Laney Forsmann, Dani Sonnen, Riley Enneking, Chloe Rowland and alternate Olivia Klapprich.  The team placed 3rd in the 4-H Division. Laney Forsmann was awarded 1st Place Over-all Livestock Judge in the 4-H Division. From left are Klapprich, Enneking, Rowland, Sonnen and Forsmann. Photo by Susie Heckman. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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