Updated January 28, 2021

Comment period extended
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has extended the public comment period for the proposed city of Cottonwood Idaho Pollution Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) Permit (ID0021849). . . .
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NICI promotes Vogel to Education Program Manager
North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI) is pleased to announce that Kim Vogel has accepted the promotion to Education Program Manager at NICI’s Robert Janss School. . . .
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Fundrasier for Jamaica Team
The Jamaica Team will be taking orders for cinnamon rolls from Jan. 23rd through Feb.2nd . . .
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25 years of service at NICI
Kenny Mader has primarily lived most of his life in the Cottonwood community. . . .
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Sheriff Ulmer introduces staff
Sheriff Doug Ulmer would like to take this opportunity to introduce some members of our department and share with the public their new roles in our office. . . .
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Booster Bulletin
Get Ready to Ride and Play Some Poker.   The Booster Clubs poker run is this Sunday. . . .
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IRS warns of Covid-19 scams
The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning Idaho taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments. . . .
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Pirates split league games; Schedule changes
The Prairie Pirates split a pair of league games this past week as they lost a home game against Lapwai 60-94 on Tuesday, Jan. 19, then won at Genesee 58-40 on Friday, Jan. 22. . . .
The boys home game against Potlatch will be Friday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. instead of Saturday. Also the home game against Logos has been moved to Thursday, Feb. 11, to avoid a girls District Tournament conflict. Schedule is at bottom of the linked page.

Lady Pirates split league games
The Prairie Lady Pirates split a pair of league game as they lost at Lapwai 44-60 on Thursday, Jan. 21 then bounced back to win 58-28 at Cottonwood over Genesee on Saturday, Jan. 23. Also on Monday, Jan. 25 the JV team added a game against Kamiah and pulled out a 50-46 win.  . . .
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Patriots win 2 of 3 games
The St. John Bosco Patriots were 2-1 last week, picking up their first win of the season Saturday, Jan. 16 against the Lapwai C team, 47-40 at Lapwai. No further details available. They also picked up their first league win of the season with a 63-39 win over Nezperce at Cottonwood Tuesday, Jan. 19. On Thursday, Jan. 21 they hosted Kendrick and lost 29-68. . . .
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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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Story hour for pre-schoolers is a weekly event at the Prairie community library. Storyteller Carissa Jones reads beloved books, and leads the children in song  and activities.  All children and their parents are welcome to come every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Present were:  Jamison Lustig, Micah Holthaus, Ava Prigge, Emily Prigge, Sadie Holthaus, Carissa Jones, Addie Jones, Miles Prigge, and Easton Winkles. Not shown in the photo were Kole Stubbers & Janie Lustig. Photo by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A comparison of the fans allowed to watch basketball from the start of the season to now. The top photo is the girls first home game against Orofino when 1 person per player was allowed. The lower photo is Saturday’s game where up to 40% of capacity is allowed. At lower left is the student section which was allowed in for the first time this season. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Olivia Uhlenkott, a Prairie Elementary School student, was the third place Patriot’s Pen winner for VFW Post 4902 this year. She is flanked by Dale McElroy, left, and David Frei, right. Photo provided by Rene’ Forsmann.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Ryan Wemhoff leads a cheer for several members of the girls basketball team during the boys varsity game at Genesee. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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