Updated February 20, 2021

Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council met Tuesday, Feb. 9 with the new sewer system discharge permit being a major topic of discussion. . . .
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Boys District Tournaments get underway
The 1A District 2 basketball tournaments got underway this week. . .
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Attention 2021 Seniors
Your time for graduation is coming sooner than you may realize!  . . .
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Local girls compete at Clarkston meet
This week, ten-year-old Marjorie Remacle and seven-year-old Harper Blewett both competed for 360 Gymnastics at another gym battle hosted by their home club in Clarkston, WA.  This time, COVID restrictions prevented anyone from attending the meet.  . . .
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Three perfect scores this week
There were three perfect 25’s shot during week 6 of the 10-Week Shoot Sunday, Feb. 14 in cold conditions at Cottonwood Gun Club.. . .
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Drawing winners are named
Despite the basketball game being cancelled Monday, the winners were drawn in the 2021 Prairie Graduation Party prize drawing Monday, Feb. 15 at the High School Gym. . . .
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Pirates lose to Logos
The Prairie Pirates lost what turned out to be their final regular season home game as they fell to Logos 58-65 Thursday, Feb. 11 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates earn State Berth
The Prairie Lady Pirates earned a trip to State by finishing 2nd at District this past week. On Wednesday, Feb. 10 they hosted Genesee and won 51-33. On Friday, Feb. 12, they traveled to Lapwai and lost in the District Championship game 49-54. Finally on Saturday, Feb. 13, they hosted Genesee again and won 57-36.  . . .
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Patriots win at Nezperce
The St. John Bosco Patriots finished their regular season with a 69-50 win at Nezperce and will be the #5 seed in the District Tournament.  . . .
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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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The 5th and 6th grade health class at Prairie Elementary School presented valentines at St. Mary’s Hospital last week. Representing the hospital are Anne Fraser, RN, and Tracy Williams, Director of Nursing. The students are John Lightfield, Steel Uhlenkott,Stetson Hankins, Kane McIntire, Rylan North, Lane Mader, Kaicon Downing and Carter Frei. Photo by Prairie Elementary. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Elementary Student Council members Maggie Nuxoll, Lillan Rehder,Ashton Martin, Beka Schumacher and Mikayla Rowland are holding collection cans for the Heifer International Project fundraiser. Photo by Colleen Sonnen. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Story hour is a weekly event in the Prairie Community Library. Carissa Jones, storyteller shares her enthusiasm of children’s books by reading books, sings songs plus added activities for pre schoolers.  All children and their parents are welcome to come every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.  The library volunteers recently moved book shelves to provide room to accommodate for a larger attendance.  Pictured in the photo L to R are Kole Stubbers, Miles Prigge, Gary Seubert, Sadie Holthaus, Carissa Jones, Micah Holthaus, Lincoln Jones, Addy Jones, Jude Kennedy and Maverick Slichter. Photo by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Ella Schaeffer, Tiffany Forsmann, Meal Site Manager, Lorraine Nuxoll, Diana Didier, Anna Gehring & Marie Sprute enjoyed lunch at the Prairie Mountain Nutrition meal site.  As Idaho moves into Stage 3 of coronavirus reopening plan, PMN will be serving meals every Tuesday in the Cottonwood Community Hall basement.  You can dine in or take out.  Please call 208-962-3231 if you wish to request take out. Thanks to all of you for the continued support. Photo by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Lady Pirates donned special warm-ups for the District tournament games as they remember Janet Richardson  “Our #1 Fan”. Players shown are from left, Kristin Wemhoff, Madison Shears, Elle Uhlenkott, Ali Rehder and Olivia Klapprich. click on the photo for a larger view.

The Pirates are ready for District to start next week. they will host a District game Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Standing from left are Lane Schumacher, Shane Hanson, Lee Forsmann, Cole Schlader, Zach Rambo and coach Shawn Wolter. Kneeling from left are Tyler Wemhoff, Brody Hasselstrom, Travis Alfrey, Kyle Schwartz, Wyatt Ross. Photo provided by PHS. Click on the photo for a larger view.

   The St. John Bosco Patriots started District play this Friday, Feb. 19 with a loser-out game at Highland on Friday, Feb. 19 and had their season ended 51-88. Standing from left are Levi Wassmuth, Luke Stubbers, Dustin Kaschmitter, Wyatt Weckman and Torry Chmelik.  Kneeling from left are Sheldon Wells Sanford, Matthew Warren, Cody Wassmuth and Clay Weckman (not pictured: Stallone Hoene). Coaches are Alex Frei, Kim Frei and Alyssa Frei Photo provided by St. John Bosco Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Some photos from the opening weekend at Cottonwood Butte Feb. 13-15. Photos by Loretta Riener.. Click on each photo for a larger view.


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