Updated May 6, 2021

Nezperce Citywide Yard Sale set for Saturday
As of Monday, May 3 there were 10 yard sales registered for Saturday, May 8 for the annual Nezperce Citywide Yard Sale Day. . . .
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Meet the Business section set for next week
The Cottonwood Chronicle and Lewis County Herald will be running their Meet the Business section in next week’s papers.  . . .
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Summer bowling at Craigmont
Join us on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm, beginning May 5th, at Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont for a two-person team summer league. . . .
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Louis Schmidt family photos
After sending us info on the two photos that appeared in the April 15 Chronicle and again last week, Fr. Jerry Funke had some second thoughts on his identifications. . . .
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Pirates win 2 out of 3
The Prairie baseball team played 3 league games this past week. They split a doubleheader against Troy at Lewiston, winning 8-7 then losing 4-7, on Friday, April 30. Then on Monday, May 3, they traveled to Genesee where they won 14-3. . . .
The Pirates are to play C.V. at Cottonwood Thursday, May 6 at 4 p.m. The outcome of that game will determine the Pirates seeding into District. If they win it looks like they would be the #1 seed and go direct to Orofino on May 14. A loss may have them playing on Tuesday, May 11 at 4:30 p.m., likely at Cottonwood.
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Lady Pirates win twice
The Prairie Lady Pirates won twice this past week. On Thursday, April 29 they won 20-7 at Nezperce and on Friday, April 30 they won on Senior Night over Culdesac 18-3. . . .
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Prairie hosts another meet
The Prairie Track team hosted their second meet of the season on Thursday, April 29, and then traveled to Lapwai for the Central Idaho Invitational on Saturday, May 1.  . . .
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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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Prairie High School sophomores Morgan Poxleitner and Colton McElroy competed in an international engineering challenge this Spring. The 2021 Fluor Challenge was one for the record books! More than 6,100 students from 20 countries participated in the 2021 Fluor Engineering Challenge. Equipped with just thirty sheets of paper and a roll of tape, kindergarteners through seniors in high school built impressive structures by rolling, folding, taping, and twisting. More than 3,500 paper towers were built during the competition. Morgan and Colton (The Cavemen) placed 1st in their age division as well as overall. Morgan and Colton constructed a tower that was 12 ft tall, using 23 of the 30 pieces of paper. Photo by Jeff Martin.

Friday April 30 was our April assembly.  We recognized attendance winners and those who have earned  R3 cards for following PBIS expectations. PBIS Expectations;  Ready, Responsible, Respectful. April Winners: Left to Right, back row:  Kenzi Watson, Gabe Severens and Austin Labrum. Left to Right, front row:  Darrel Holcomb, Kinzie Coppernoll and Ruby Cash. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Attendance winners for April at Prairie Elementary School were Rebekah Shears and Troy Uhlenkott. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie High School PBIS raffle winners for April are from left: Jordan Quick, Bennie Elven, Sarah Lustig and Sierra McWilliams. Not pictured is Ethan Thompson. Photo by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Junior High PBIS raffle winners for April are from left: Sydney Shears, Ryan Stewart, Riley Shears and Drake Cronan. Not pictured is Taeler Key. Photo by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Carissa Jones is proudly showing her children Addie & Lincoln the new computer donated by Carissa’s father, Russell Koyle to the Prairie Community Library.  Carissa plans to install software specific for children to use when they visit the library.  Story Time for children is held in the library every Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 in the library. Photo by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Taking home medals from the Jr High Meet on Saturday were Sydney Shears in the 800,   Carter Shears, Matthew Wemhoff, Dylan Uhlenkott and Briggs Rambo in the 4x400 relay,   Carter Shears, Matthew Wemhoff, Dylan Uhlenkott and Kaden Duclos in the 4x200 Relay, Matthew Wemhoff in the 400,   Sage Elven in the Shot Putt and Discus,   Aubree Rehder, Lexi Shears, Tamden Pecarovich and Ashlyn North in the 4x100 Relay,   Aubree Rehder, Lexi Schumacher, Lacey Schwartz and Ashlyn North in the 4x200 Relay.   Not pictured are Kaden Duclos and Lacey Schwartz.  Below is a photo of Sydney Shears in the high jump. Photos by Glenn Poxleitner. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Click on the above to see a thank you from the track coaches to the community.


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