Updated September 10, 2020
New Physical Therapy facility
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics and the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation are proud to introduce our new Rehabilitation Services Facility at St. Mary’s in Cottonwood. . . .
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Blood drive reaches goal
The goal for the Cottonwood Community Blood drive this time was 82 pints, but we were able to collect 87. . . .
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From the Police Chief
I wanted to take a moment and with permission of Boise PD and the Secret Service, see if you would help us let folks know about a counterfeit scheme going on. . . .
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From the Library
It’s really about doing GOOD in the world; it’s not just about donations. . . .
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Prayer and fasting to end abortion
A Post Falls man has become convinced that political arguments will not change the culture’s view toward abortion and is, instead, promoting fasting and prayer as the solution. . . .
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Pirates win 60-20 at Kendrick; JVs beat C.V. 50-36
The Prairie football team picked up where they left off last year with a 60-20 win at Kendrick Friday, Sept. 4 in their season opener. . . .
The Prairie JV football team improved to 1-1 on the season with a 50-36 win over Clearwater Valley on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates start 3-0
The Prairie Lady Pirates started their season with a win at Highland Wednesday, Sept. 2, and then a pair of league wins Thursday, Sept. 3 over Kamiah in their home opener. . . .
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Cross Country update
We have an updated roster of runners for the Prairie High School Cross Country team plus Prairie has their biggest turnout ever for the Junior High team.. . .
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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 ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday, August 26 for the new Physical Therapy location at St. Mary’s Hospital. Cutting the ribbon are Jim Church, SMH Foundation Chairman, and Lenne Bonner, Hospital President and CEO. Also shown from left are Bo Fowler, Mukta Sharma, Meredyth Haight, Judy DeHaas, Arlene Baerlocher, Pat Forsmann, Jamie Sheffler, Sister Barbara Bielenberg, Peter Christenson and Chris Roach. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

From left are Sam Mager, Carl Osborne, John Mager and Larry Bergman in front of the old Hoene building where Mager Bargains has expanded. Expanding to the former Hoenes/Farmers Store buildings gave Mager Bargains a lot more display space and also freed up the blue building next to their main stare to be a repair shop for lawn mowers and other small engine items. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Small engine repairman Dan Stout and business owner John Mager in the blue building next to the primary Mager Bargains building. It is now a repair shop for lawn mowers. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Quite a lineup of dryers in the left hand portion of the new Mager Bargains building. The machines on the upper level all need repairs of some sort. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Furniture is displayed in the former Farmer Store building instead of all packed together in the blue building next to Mager Bargains.Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of rooms in the former Hoene/Farmers Store buildings have been converted into appliance repair shops. Larry Bergman works in this one while Sam Mager works in another. They had to add 220 services to be able to plug in more than one dryer at a time for testing. Click on the photo for a larger view.

St. Mary's Hospital & Clinics wants to give a HUGE shout out to one of our very own employees, Cindy Schnider! Since the time that we put out our first calls for cloth face masks, Cindy has made and donated 1,000 masks to our facility, along with additional masks she donated to Grangeville Health & Rehab, friends, and her family. Thank you to Cindy, and to those who donated material for her project, for her commitment passion for our staff, our patients, and our communities! Click on the photo for a larger view. 

The Prairie Mountain Nutrition program provides senior meals each week on Tuesday at the Cottonwood Community Hall lower level at Noon with doors open at 11am.  All are welcome for a meal by donation.  Deliveries are also available by contacting Cottonwood City Hall at 208-962-3231.  Also check Facebook for menus and updates--search Prairie Mountain Nutrition. The Senior meal program has been serving meals in Cottonwood for decades.  It's a great opportunity for a great meal and social interaction.  Photo left to right: Sally Rehder, volunteer, Tiffany Forsmann, cook and Mary Leuty, cook. Photo by Jim Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Gus Hoene is back this year doing the announcing and playing music for Prairie home games in the Pirates gym. Looks like his granddaughter is helping him out. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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