Updated November 15, 2018
Local youth attend rally
On Oct. 28th 140 youth gathered from the North and North Central Deanery for the Jr. High Rally at All Saints in Lewiston. . . .
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More Quilts of Valor presented
There were 3 Quilts of Valor presented at the VFW Awards Banquet Saturday, Nov. 10 at Keuterville and 11 more presented Monday, Nov. 12 at the Prairie School Veterans Day assembly. . . .
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A tribute to veterans
The following was submitted to the Chronicle and we thought it appropriate for this week of  honoring veterans. . . .
Also on this page are photos from the Veterans Day assembly. . . .
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Photos of Tri-Parish Youth activities
On this page are several photos of recent activties for the Tri-Parish Youth . . .
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Legion Baseball meeting set
The Camas Prairie Zephyrs American Legion baseball team organizers are inviting anyone interested in the program to meet Dec. 1 at the Idaho County Veterans Center, 318 E., Main Street, Grangeville, at 9 a.m. . . .
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Cheerleader fundraiser
The Prairie High School Cheerleaders are raising money for various spirit-related expenses, i.e. decorating, warmups, pompoms, travel, etc. . . .
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Walk With Kate raises over $5,000
Walk With Kate, on November 3rd, was a huge success. . . .
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Book examines 1918 flu epidemic
It Came Without Warning is the title of a new book researched and compiled by the Ilo-Vollmer Historical Society in Craigmont. . . .
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Chess Guy offers free clinics
The 6th annual Holiday Family Chess Tournament is set for Saturday, January 5 at Summit Academy. . . .
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Rieners maintains lead in Night Shoot
At the end of the fifth week of shooting, Riener’s Grocery remains in the lead with a score of 1089 followed by Quality Heating with a score of 1047. . . .
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Pirates edged by Oakley
The Prairie football team came up short in their quest for back-to-back state championships as they lost to Oakley 22-26 at Pocatello Friday, Nov. 9. . . .
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Volleyball awards; 17 turn out for Prairie girls basketball
On this page is a photo of the volleyball award winners . . .
In one of their smallest turnouts in years, the Prairie girls basketball team had 17 girls turned out this season. . . .
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Summit basketball schedules
Game times for the Summit  Jr. High Boys team schedule have been updated. . . . 
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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 football team with their third place trophy after losing to Oakley in the semifinals Friday, Nov. 9 at Pocatello. Holt Arena has been a chamber of horrors for the Pirates over the years and they are now 0-4 there although this was their closest loss at just 4 points, 22-26. See below left  for game write-up and more photos. Click on the photo for a larger view.

It was a good turnout of veterans at the Prairie Veterans Day Program on Monday. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Thank you to Idaho Forest Group and their donation of reading buddies to all Kindergarten and First Grade Students.  Students are practicing their reading and have a buddy to ready with.  Students who read and fill our logs earn incentives.  Thank you to Meagan Bashaw for organizing this event for our students.  Top photo is Ashley Sowa’s Kindergarten class. Middle photo is Cindy Schumacher’s first graders and the bottom photo is Rachel Hernandez’ first graders. Photos provided by Prairie Elementary. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Taylor Lustig, a senior at Summit Academy,, top photo,  receives her first place award in the VFW’s Voice of Democracy competition from Post Commander Dave Frei. She was then asked to give her speech. In the lower photo Kristyna Krogh received her third place award at the Veterans Day assembly on Monday as she was unable to attend the VFW banquet. 2nd place winner Nicole Rehder was unavailable for a photo. Click on each photo for a larger view.

 Kaylie Lockett, a Prairie 6th grader, tp photo, receives her first place award in the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen award from Dave Frei. She was then asked to read her essay.  In the middle photo Mary Schwartz, a Prairie fifth grader, receives her second place award. In the bottom photo, third place winner Sarah Waters, a Summit Academy 6th gradder, receives her award. Click on each photo for a larger view.

The east side of the interior of the new Cottonwood Credit Union branch has been partitioned into several offices. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Mattie Lustig, a sophomore at Prairie High School has been a volunteer at the Prairie Community Library for the past year.   As an avid reader, Mattie enjoys working in the library and is proud of her accomplishment of labeling books for children participating in the Accelerated Reading Program.  AR is designed to encourage independent reading at a child’s own level and pace.   Each of the  books in the selection has the reading level and number of points earned after the book is read.  Mattie is the daughter of Bob and April Lustig. Photo submitted by Prairie Community Library. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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