Updated January 20, 2022

Ski Skoop
What a long weekend!! The Cottonwood Butte Ski Area was open from 10am to 4pm 3 days this weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday! . . .
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January is Blood Donor Month
January has been designated National Blood Donor Month to raise awareness of blood donation during the time of year when blood supplies often fall to their lowest levels.  . . .
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Two detention officers awarded
On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Idaho County Commissioners and Idaho County Sheriff Doug Ulmer honored two detention officers for their outstanding actions on the day of December 26, 2021. . . .
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Prairie Area Cereal School set for Tuesday
The Prairie Area Cereal School is slated for Tuesday, January 25th, 2022. . . .
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Cinnamon Rolls for the Super Bowl
On behalf of my Jamaica Mission Team, we are selling cinnamons rolls again this year. . . .
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Booster Club offers scholarships
The Prairie Booster Club will sponsor three - $300 SCHOLARSHIPS to provide graduates of Prairie High School recognition and financial support in pursuit of a post secondary academic or vocational education. . . .
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4 shoot perfect 25's
Cottonwood Gun Club had 59 shooters in sunny and windy conditions during week 2 of the 10-Week Shoot.  . . .
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Pirates are 1-1 on the week
The Prairie boys team split a pair of league games last week as they lost Tuesday, Jan. 11 at Kamiah by a score of 38-44, they survived an epic rally by Logos on Friday, Jan. 14 to win 59-56 in overtime at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 of 3
The Prairie Lady Pirates lost a non-league game to Grangeville this past week, then bounced back to win a pair of league games against Kamiah and Logos. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, they lost to Grangeville at Cottonwood 37-49. On Thursday, Jan. 13, they beat Kamiah 52-19, also at Cottonwood. Finally, on Saturday, Jan. 15, they traveled to Moscow and beat Logos 81-28. . . .
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Lady Patriots get first win; Patriot boys win 1 of 3
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots won 1 of 3 league games this past week. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, they lost at Nezperce 26-44. On Thursday, Jan. 13 they lost at Kendrick 17-58. Finally on Friday, Jan. 14, they picked up their first win of the season when the beat Highland 46-24 at Cottonwood. . . .
The St. John Bosco boys basketball team won 1 of 3 league games this past week. On Tuesday, Jan. 11 they won 62-43 at Nezperce. On Thursday, Jan. 13, they lost a close game at Kendrick 57-60. Finally on Friday, Jan. 14, they lost to Highland 44-52 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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Fit and Fall Proof exercise group meets every Monday and Thursday at Community Hall at 9:30 a.m.  If you have any questions, call Linda Arnzen, class leader at 208-983-6565.  Front from left are Laurie Karel, Bev Christensen, Linda Arnzen, Sue Crea, Linda Robinson, Tina Perrin, Bev Ferguson. Back from left are Lorraine Nuxoll, Ingrid Mader, Bertie Forsmann, Cheryl Westhoff, Judy Dawson, Chris Remacle & Patty Arnzen. Photo provided by Mary Funke. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of photos of skiers from this past weekend at Cottonwood Butte Ski Area. Photos by April Lustig. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Here are a few samples of the beautiful barn quilts that were painted on Saturday evening. This event took place at the Cottonwood Community Center basement which was hosted by Brenda's Paint Parties.  Pictured in the upper photo are Summer, Natasha and Janis. Pictured in the lower photo are Merannda and Shari Chaffee. Photos by Brenda Holmes. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Apparently there is a large flock of wild turkeys nesting in town. Donn Clark spotted this group crossing Front Street near the trestle and said he just missed taking a photo of a string of about 50 of them. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Mike Tatko of the Avista Foundation presents a $1000 check to Raina Frei and Brad Fischer, members of the Board of Directors of Prairie Imperial Bowl. The money will help cover the cost of a lighting upgrade at the bowling alley not covered by the Avista rebate program. Click on the photo for a larger view.

T.J. Hibbard leads the famous “rollercoaster” cheer in the girls game against Grangeville. Click on the photo for a larger view.



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