Updated July 16, 2020
Cottonwood City Council adopts tentative budget
The Cottonwood City Council approved the tentative budget for fiscal year 2021 at their July meeting, Monday, July 13. . . .
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Summerfest is cancelled
The organizers of the second annual Cottonwood Summerfest have decided to cancel this year’s celebration that had been set for July 24-26. . . .
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COVID-19 surge in the area
As the state opens back up there has been a surge in confirmed coronavirus cases within the past couple of weeks. . . .
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Sisters adjust ministries during pandemic
The Benedictine Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, both at home and as far away as Los Angeles, California, are finding new ways to minister to others amidst shelter-in-place orders, rising unemployment and homelessness, and the illness of the Covid-19 pandemic. . . .
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New rockfall recloses U.S. 95 south of Riggins
The Idaho Transportation Department will continue to monitor the US-95 slide south of Riggins (milepost 188) to determine if the area is sufficiently stable for crews to begin working on rock removal. . . .
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Gov. Little pushes for school reopening
Governor Brad Little and education leaders rolled out the new Idaho Back to School Framework today, providing guidance to local officials in their decisions about the safe reopening of schools for the 2020-2021 school year. . . .
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Brandt to be Trump delegate
Republican Idaho County Commissioner Skip Brandt has been nominated to be a Trump delegate to the National Republican Convention.  . . .
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Forest Serve updating restrooms at Selway River campgrounds
The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests will begin work this month to replace and update four restroom facilities at camping areas along the Selway River. . . .
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Footbball and Boys Basketball schedules
On this page are the Prairie Football and Boys Basketball schedules for the upcoming school year.. . . .
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Volleyball and Girls Basketball schedules
On this page are the Prairie Volleyball and Girls Basketball schedules for the upcoming school year. . . .
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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. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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A machine works up the gravel surface on Garrett Street on Tuesday morning. Work will continue on School Street and its lateral connections to Lewiston Street all during the week to put down a concrete mixed street surface like what is on Foster Street and some other streets in town. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Trucks parked on Church Street in front of the School House Apartments. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prep work is being done by Nick Seubert and crew on the St. Mary’s Church back parking lot in preparation for surfacing. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A large boulder came down last Thursday at the site of the rockslide on Hwy. 95 south of Riggins which has closed the highway again. Old Pollock Road is being used during daylight hours as a detour with a pilot car leading one-way traffic. See story above left. ITD photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A view of the road closure south of Riggins looking north. You can see the latest rock fall nearly blocks the bypass lane that had been made last Wednesday. See story on page 3. ITD Photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A Democratic Party Rally in front of the Cottonwood hotel in about 1916. This appears to be the Hotel Phoenix shown a couple weeks ago. Photo courtesy of Gus Hoene. People standing from left are Cecil Humphrey, Martin Huff, Charlie Heartburg, Ben Bieren, John Hoene, Felix Martzen, ?? Huff, Phil Wagner, Pete Peterson, Governor Moses (with tall hat), Frank Kelsey, Ezekial (??) Parker, and the rest of the names we can’t make out until Jack Moriarty and Charlie Crawford at far right. Sitting from left are George Burgund (sp?), Felix Martzen and Eugene (can’t make out last name). Photo courtesy Gus Hoene. Click on the photo for a larger view.

16,500 lbs. of machine being hauled to a mine at Salmon River west of Grangeville. It was a big bailer is what this photo says. Photo courtesy of Gus Hoene. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Kelsey House in 1915. It is believed this was later the Ray Terhaar home which now belongs to Ray's grandson, Andy Terhaar.  Photo courtesy of Gus Hoene. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Rena, George and Margaret Seubert and Ed Funke according to what was on the back of this photo. A member of the Seubert family informed us this likely was from the wedding of Margaret Seubert to Ed Funke. Photo courtesy of Gus Hoene. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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