Updated November 23, 2018
Blood drive set for Tuesday
The Cottonwood Community Blood Drive is scheduled for November 27, 2018 at the Cottonwood Community Hall from 11:45 am to 6:00 pm. . . .
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Cottonwood Council moves forward with stormwater drainage upgrade
The Cottonwood City Council voted to go with option #1 for the downtown stormwater drainage at their November meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13. . . .
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Program started by Sr. Mary Paule Tacke continues
A visit to the classrooms showed the dedication to education. . . .
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School Board meets
The school board held their regular November meeting Monday, Nov. 19. . . .
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How to cook a turkey
First-grade students in Mrs. Cindy Schumacher's class recently made a class book on how they are planning to spend Thanksgiving Day. . . .
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Riener's Grocery wins Nigh Shoot
Riener’s Grocery wins the annual Cottonwood Gun Club night shoot with a score of 1293.  . . .
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The Chess Guy's weekly tip
This week The Chess Guy will not be at restaurants due to the holidays. . . .
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Reminder of disaster program deadlines
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Brian Dansel reminds Idaho producers who experienced losses from natural disasters during the 2017 and 2018 calendar years that they may be eligible for assistance through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) and Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). . . .
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Fate of annual Women with Bait Fishing Tournament at risk
The City of Riggins is reeling after the Idaho Department of Fish and Game announced they were canceling the steelhead fishing season indefinitely after Idaho Rivers United and other environmental groups threatened to sue. . . .
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Lighted Christmas Parade set for Dec. 9
Cottonwood’s Annual Lighted Christmas Parade has been set for Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. . . .
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Football awards; Pirates dominate all-league team
Prairie football awards were given out Monday, Nov. 19. . . .
The league champion Prairie football dominated the selections on the all-White Pine League Division 1 football team. . . .
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Lady Pirates start 2-0; 2 make all-state tournament team
The Prairie Lady Pirates started the season with a couple of blowout road wins. On Thursday, Nov. 15 they won 71-16 over Clearwater Valley at Kooskia. They followed that up with a 64-24 win at Lewiston over the Lewiston JVs. . . .
Two Prairie Volleyball players were named to the 1A-D1 All-state tournament team voted on by the tournament coaches. . . .
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Wrestling schedule
On this page is the Prairie High School wrestling schedule. . . .
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Summit wins opener
The Summit Lady Patriots won their season opener 49-27 at Highland Thursday, Nov. 15. . . . 
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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 Idaho County Farm Bureau Annual Dinner was held November 16th at the Cottonwood Community Hall. One hundred members and those interested in the organization gathered together for a dinner and the meeting followed. Representatives of the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation were in attendance. Guest speakers were Brent and Darrel Uhlorn and they spoke about their plan to diversify their farm, trying different crops. Currently along with the standard crops of wheat, barley, blue grass, hay, lentils, canola, quinoa and garbanzo beans, wine grapes and this year they planted sunflowers. Other new crops may be in their future. The officers of the Grangeville High School Chapter of Future Farmers of America were present to give Idaho County Farm Bureau a Distinguished Service Award.  If interested in the benefits of being a Farm Bureau member, contact the Farm Bureau Insurance office for information, 208 983-2401. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Brenna Riggers, originally from Craigmont, with one of the youngsters at Bethany in South Africa, one of the homes started by Sr. Mary Paule Tacke. See story at left. Photo provided by Joan Riggers. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Luke A. Duman from Sioux Falls, SD, received a Quilt of Valor. Luke served in the U.S. Navy from 1991 to 1995 aboard the aircraft carriers USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Ranger. He served tours in “Operation Southern Watch” and “Operation Continued Hope” during the Gulf War. He is the son of Dave and Sally Duman of Cottonwood. Photo submitted by Sally Duman. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Kylee Riggers was the statewide 4th grade winner in the State Dept. of Education's Holiday Card Contest. She is shown above along with her winning artwork. A third grader from the Meridian area was the overall state winner. 

 Malachi Pile and Hailey Hanson had lunch at a restaurant of their choice. Their names were drawn at our end of the month assembly at Prairie Elementary for attending school on a regular basis.  Congratulations!! Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Crosscountry awards were handed out Wednesday, Nov. 14. From left are Ciara Chaffee, girls most inspirational and Ryan Arnzen, boys most inspirational. Those awards were voted on by the team. At right is Jessie Sonnen who received “The Extra Mile” award voted on by the coaches. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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