Updated May 13, 2021

Rambo celebrates 20 years
Jason Rambo celebrated 20 Years of Service with IDOC during Correctional Professional Week. . . .
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Junior High Debate Night set
There is a class of 8th graders that have been working hard learning about debate – what it is all about and how to actually do one. . . .
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District Tournaments are this week
District softball, baseball and track are set for this week. . . .
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Youth Sports thanks community
On behalf of the Cottonwood Youth Sports, we want to say thank you to all the businesses and people for supporting our organization. . . .
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Pirates hold off C.V. and are #1 seed to District
The Prairie Pirates built an 8-0 lead then held off a Clearwater Valley rally to win 8-7 on Senior Night Thursday, May 6 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 5, finish tied for second in league
The Prairie Lady Pirates closed out their regular season with 5 games in 4 days, winning 2 of them.
On Tuesday, May 4, they split a doubleheader at Genesee, losing the first game 6-11 then coming back to win 24-4. On Thursday, May 6, they won at Kamiah over CV/Kamiah 12-6. Finally on Friday, May 7, they traveled to Potlatch and lost both ends of a doubleheader 3-16 and 8-10. . . .
Update: Prairie won their District play-in game against Lapwai 15-10 on Wednesday, May 12 and will play Kendrick at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13 at Genesee at District. Win or lose they play again at 5 p.m. They need to win at least 1 of the 2 games to advance to state.
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Coppernoll, boys 4x100 win at Meet of Champions
Prairie athletes competed at a pair of track meets last week. On Tuesday, May 4, they were at a 10-school meet at Kamiah. On Thursday, May 6, they were at the Meet of Champions at Lewiston. . . .
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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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Five Prairie baseball seniors were honored after Thursday’s game against C.V. From left with their parents and in a couple cases siblings are Dean Johnson, Dalton Ross, Lane Remacle, Matthew Seubert and Connor Schwartz. Prairie won the game 8-7 to clinch the #1 seed into District. Their first game will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at Orofino against Kamiah. Click on the photo for a larger view.

St. John Bosco Academy announces their top scholars for 2021.  Megan Walker, right, is this year's valedictorian and Clarissa Stevens, left, is salutatorian.  SJB will hold their graduation ceremony on May 29th at 2pm in the school's Christ the King Chapel. Photo by St. John Bosco Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

There is activity again at the old Royale Hotel building which had new windows installed a few months ago and now the lower level has been excavated out. Owner Ryan Uhlenkott must have come up with a new idea on what to do with the building.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

This year’s grill team at North Idaho Correctional Institution included Program Manager Jason Rambo, Lt. Jared Cash, Clinical Supervisor Bryan Gimmeson and Warden Aaron Krieger. NICI staff were treated to a BBQ during Correctional Professionals Appreciation week.  Photo by NICI. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The PURPOSE award was given to staff that have volunteered their time to be part of a committee that generates ideas to make NICI a great place to work.  Recipients shown are SGT  Taylor Maciel and CO Kenney Mader. Photo by NICI. Click on the photo for a larger view.

From left, Marissa Krause-Kelley, Dionne Gillum, Tara Mager were also awarded the PURPOSE award.  Marissa and Dionne are both correctional case managers and facilitate treatment groups that are provided to the residents at NICI.  Tara Mager is an administrative assistant in the school and enrolls residents into classes to assist them with getting their GED’s.  Marissa stated that the best part of working at NICI is “ helping residents develop new skills to enable them to be successful in the community.” Photo by NICI. Click on the photo for a larger view.

CO Josh Marks received a recognition award from SGT. Kristie Parker for being a NICI team player and not using any sick leave this year.  The NICI management team was honored to appreciate the Correctional Professional Staff.  Each team member brings a unique strength that contributes to helping residents change their lives and be successful when placed back into the community.  If you are looking for an opportunity to work with great team members at a rewarding , job contact Lacey Graham at 208-962-3276.  NICI has opportunities available for security staff and programs staff.  Photo by NICI. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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