Updated March 25, 2021

Rehder to be new superintendent
The Board of Trustees met Thursday, March 18, and offered Jon Rehder the Prairie Elementary Principal/Cottonwood School District Superintendent position. . . .
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Ag Day 2021, tribute to farmers and ranchers
“FOOD Brings Everyone to the Table” remains the theme for this year’s Ag Day on March 23.  . . .
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Elementary concert photos
The old Elementary School Building is getting turned into a 10 plex. They will be all 2 bedroom units with 1 bath. . . .
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PHS students compete in stock market game
Five exceptional students competing in the stock market game at PHS crushed previous return on investment records this year capitalizing on the “Game Stop Phenomenon” that took place in the stock market earlier this year. . . .
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Easter Egg Hunts scheduled
There are several Easter Egg Hunts scheduled this year.  . . . .
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Boat launch upgrades completed
The busy recreation season is just ahead for the 112-mile stretch of the Lower Salmon River managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). . . .
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More than 300 participate in conference
More than 300 sophomore and junior high school students from 19 school districts in north-central Idaho and southeastern Washington participated in the fifth annual “Dream It. Do It… Here” youth conference on March 18. The event was held virtually from the University of Idaho. . . .
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Real ID deadline nears
Seven months ahead of the federally mandated deadline, the Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles continues to raise awareness of the importance of obtaining a Star Card - Idaho’s REAL ID. . . .
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Pirates win 2 of 3; Youth baseball signups
The Prairie baseball team opened their 2021 season by winning 2 of their first 3 games. They lost their opener to Grangeville 5-15 at Kooskia Tuesday, March 16. On Friday, March 18 they again traveled to Kooskia where they picked up their first win, 12-2 over C.V. On Monday, March 22 they played Lapwai at Lewiston and won big, 27-0. . . .
Summer baseball is open to children ages 5 to 15 as of May 1, 2021. . . .
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Lady Pirates' game stopped after 6 due to darkness
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their softball season with a game at Lapwai that won’t be finished until April 15 at Cottonwood as it was stopped due to darkness after 6 innings with the score tied at 21-21. . . .
Also on this page are some photos of Madison Shears at the State All-Star game played at Post Falls on Saturday. . . .
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Uhlenkott wins two events
Ellea Uhlenkott won two events at the Kendrick Invitational Track Meet held at Lapwai Saturday, March 20.  . . .
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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 Kindergartners at the Prairie Elementary School concert held last week. See article at left for pictures of the other grades. Photo by Carissa Jones.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Matt Elven ran a stock market game in his class. Above are the top 5 students. From left are Zac Arnzen, Lane Remacle, Connor Schwartz, Logan Wimer and Sierra McWilliams. Photo by Matt Elven. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Community Library was pleased to have the  Old Time Fiddlers John Purdy and Francis Ellsworth  entertain the story hour participants on Tuesday.  Carissa Jones, storyteller for the group plans activities for pre schoolers every week.  All children and their parents are welcome to come every Tuesday at 10:00 am.  Pictured in the photo L to R are: Front row:  Ruby Klapprich, Gus Terhaar, Oliver Lustig. Second row: Addie Jones, Carissa Jones,  Jamison Lustig, Jude Kennedy, Hannah Harris, Eli Harris, Jonna Holthaus & Micah Holthaus. Third row: Emily Prigge, Miles Prigge & Ava Prigge. Fourth row: Brooke Lustig, Francis Ellsworth, John Purdy,  Elaine Kennedy, Molly Terhaar & Lynn Harris. Photo submitted by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Bureau of Land Management has completed the boat ramp upgrades at Hammer Creek and Shorts Bar. Above is the finished ramp at Hammer Creek. See story above left for information and more photos. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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