Updated December 16, 2021

Christmas Parade photos
Last week we had the information that St. John Bosco’s Miah Mager had place first in the state among 7th graders for a thankful essay while fellow Patriot Malachi Graham-Pile was 2nd among 6th graders. This week we are able to share their winning essays: . . .
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Baerlocher named national FFA president
Cole Baerlocher of Colfax, WA, the son of Corey Baerlocher and grandson of Cottonwood’s Milton Baerlocher, was recently elected as the National President of the Future Farmers of America (FFA). . . .
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Christmas play set for Dec. 16
The students of St. John Bosco Academy invite you to their Christmas play on December 16th at 7pm at the school. . . .
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Idaho County Orchestra sets concert date
The Idaho County Orchestra will be holding a Christmas Concert Sunday, Dec. 19 at Grangeville. . . .
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Letters to Santa Claus
Following are letters to Santa Claus from Megan Frei’s Kindergarten students.  . . .
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Candlelight Christmas Eve services set
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 404 Foster, Cottonwood would like to invite you to join us on Friday, December 24th for our annual Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 6 PM. . . .
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Pirates win 2 of 3
The Prairie boys suffered their first loss of the season when they got swamped by Lapwai 40-84 Thursday, Dec. 9, but bounced back with wins at Genesee, 59-40, Saturday, Dec. 11 and at home over Orofino Monday, Dec. 13, 76-49. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 1 of 2
The Prairie Lady Pirates split a pair of league games this past week. On Tuesday, Dec. 7, they traveled to Lapwai and lost 45-47 on a buzzer-beater. On Friday, Dec. 10, they hosted Genesee and broke open a tight game in the second quarter and went on to win easily, 72-30. . . .
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Patriot boys win twice, girls lose twice
The St. John Bosco Patriot boys won twice last week over Nezperce and Kendrick while the girls team lost to both of those schools. On Tuesday, Dec. 7, the boys beat Nezperce 63-48 while the girls lost 31-46. On Thursday, Dec. 9, the boys bat Kendrick 53-48 while the girls lost 20-54. All the games were played at Cottonwood. . . .
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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 annual Cottonwood Lighted Christmas Parade was held Sunday. Shown is Santa Claus on the lighted Christmas Firetruck. For more parade photos see article at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Elementary School held their Christmas Concert Friday, Dec. 10. Shown from top down are the Kindergartners, 1st graders, 2nd graders, 3rd graders, 4th graders, 5th grade band and 6th grade band. The bottom two photos by Jon Rehder who had a better angle than the Chronicle photographer. Click on each photo for a larger view.

A young lady tells Santa what she would like for Christmas at Santa's Cabana in the Community Hall after the Christmas Parade. Click on the photo for a larger view.

We think Santa is telling the Grinch that "you are in my seat." At Santa's Cabana after the Parade. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Santa was getting around last week as he also showed up at the end of the Prairie Elementary School Concert. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Fun paint night at Prairie Imperial bowling alley in Craigmont on Friday. Thank you for letting us use this facility! This group of painters joined us from Craigmont, Ferdinand, Culdesac, Forrest, Reubens, Kooskia and Pullman. Photos provided by Brenda Holmes. Click on each photo for a larger view.



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