Updated March 3, 2022
Override levy set at $250,000
The school board accepted the resignation of Ryan Hasselstrom as Prairie’s head football coach at their February meeting held Tuesday, Feb. 22. . . .
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St. Mary's/Holy Cross Parish dinner returns
There is great news for all the loyal attendees of the annual Keuterville Holy Cross dinner. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Wow!! That was unexpected! There was some amazing new, fluffy snow at the Cottonwood Butte Ski Area this past weekend. . . .
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March events for Tri-Parish Youth
The call to surrender, prayer, and joyful sacrifice is the theme for the month of March. . . .
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Senior Nutrition Program celebrates 50th anniversary
This March, Area Agency on Aging joins the Idaho Commission on Aging, the Administration for Community Living and senior nutrition service providers across the country to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the national Senior Nutrition Program.  . . .
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'There's no better feeling in the world'
Each workday, Joe Riener, 55, commutes 54 miles roundtrip from his home in Cottonwood, Idaho, with his wife Angie, to the North Central Idaho Office of Veterans Advocacy in nearby Lewiston. . . .
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1 perfect 25 this week
There were 51 shooters at Cottonwood Gun Club for week 8 of the 10-Week Shoot. . . .
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Pirates finish 4th at District
The Prairie Pirates basketball season came to an end in the District Tournament as they lost in the third place game, finishing in 4th place. On Wednesday, Feb. 23, they edged Potlatch 37-35 to advance to the third place game. On Thursday, Feb. 24, they lost to Logos 36-42. Both games were played at the Lewiston High School gym. . . .
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Lady Pirates named to all-tournament team
Several Lady Pirates were named to the All-tournament team by  IdahoSports.com 1AD1 broadcaster, Brandon Baney, who made the selections. . . .
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Prairie Track Schedules
On this page the Prairie High School and Jr. High Track schedules for 2022. . . .
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Prigge named to all-league first team
The White Pine League released their all-league teams for the girls Division 2 league.  . . .
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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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A rainbow over the Holy Cross Church at Keuterville. The St. Mary’s/Holy Cross Parish dinner returns on March 20. It is a fundraiser for upkeep of the Church. Contributed photo. See article at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Shown is the Prairie Knowledge Bowl team. They would like to thank the families and community for all their support over the season. Back row: Wade Goeckner, Evan Schwartz, Jeffrey Arnzen, Kyle Schwartz, Zach Rambo, Morgan Poxleitner, Lee Forsmann, Cole Duclos, Zane Uptmor, Elizabeth Severns, Colton McElroy, Sarah Lustig, Reed Chapman. Middle Row: Ali Rehder, Julia Rehder, Tara Schlader, Amelia Uhlenkott, Riley Enneking, Olivia Klapprich, Chloe Rowland, Mary Schwartz, Monica Goeckner, Jose Ove, Darbie Duclos. Front Row: Alli Geis, Laney Forsmann, Kristin Wemhoff, Grace Uhlenkott, Hannah Schwartz, Isabella Walsh. Photo provided by Darbie Duclos. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Students representing the Tri-Parishes and St. John Bosco Academy competed at the annual Monsignor Hallissey Basketball Tournament in Boise last weekend.  The tournament includes middle school teams from Catholic schools and parishes around the state.  The Tri-Parish and SJB each had a girls and boys team.  The girls teams played hard through the tournament and were eliminated on Saturday afternoon.  The SJB boys were eliminated aftering losing to the Tri-parish boys Saturday afternoon. The Tri-parish boys moved ahead to play Sunday morning, losing by just four points, which placed them 3rd overall in the tournament.  A Mass was celebrated at St. Mark's Catholic Church on Saturday night for all the teams and their families.  Awards for sportsmanship were made after the Mass for boys, girls and coed divisions.  The SJB girls were awarded the sportsmanship trophy in the girls division.  All four teams are to be congratulated on their hard work and great sportsmanship throughout the tournament.  All four teams and their families gathered at Idaho Pizza after Mass to celebrate their efforts.  Thank you to all the coaches for their time and efforts preparing the teams. Tri-parish boys were coached by Tim Scheffler and Adam Forsmann.  Tri-parish girls were coached by Dave Shears, Shaun Riener, and Madison Shears.  SJB boys were coached by Gene Weckman.  SJB girls were coached by Cori Dieseldorff. Pictured are the SJB girls with their trophy, left to right: Cori Dieseldorff, Nikolai Dieseldorff, Madeline Wassmuth, Catherine Beckman, Brianne Nuxoll, Catherine Seubert, Miah Mager, Audrey Warren, Cece Remacle, Teagan Dieseldorff. Photo provided by St. John Bosco Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.
This young lady enjoyed the fluffy new snow that fell on Cottonwood Butte Ski Area this past weekend. Photo by April Lustig. See Ski Skoop above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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