Updated October 27, 2022
Veterans monument vandalized
How sad is it,  that last week the Cottonwood Chronicle had a front page photo about the work that our Lions club volunteers put in to upgrade and re-hang the marble plates that recognized our military service members,  old and young, and this week I have to report that these nice new plates have been vandalized. . . .
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Veterans Day assembly at PHS
Prairie Associated Student Body has scheduled their annual Veterans Day Assembly for Friday, November 10, 2022 from 1 pm to 2 pm. . . .
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Sheriff Ulmer announces promotions
Sheriff Doug Ulmer would like to share the following promotions to the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office. . . .
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Everybody Reads returns in-person to Nezperce Library
To celebrate Native American Heritage Month and the return to in-person Everybody Reads events, Beth Piatote author of The Beadworkers will be discussing her book and other topics at the Nezperce Community Library . . .
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Basketball officials are sought
We need help to officiate all levels of boys and girls basketball in District II. . . .
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Night Shoot results
After the first week of the 6-Week Night Shoot at Cottonwood Gun Club the Winchester Gun Club team was in first place with J & E Excavation in 2nd place. . . .
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Pirates win on Senior Night
 The Prairie football team finished their season with a 48-20 win over Logos on a rainy Senior Night at Cottonwood Friday, Oct. 21. . . .
Also on this page are the schedules for the high school and junior high boys basketball teams. . . .
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Lady Pirates' season ends
The Prairie Lady Pirates saw their season come to an end with a 17-25, 22-25, 26-24, 14-25 loss to Potlatch on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the District Tournament at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston. . . .
Also on this page is the high school girls basketball schedule. . . .
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Boys cross country team qualifies for State
The freshman dominated Prairie boys cross country team qualified for State at the District meet held Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the LCSC course in the Lewiston Orchards. . . .
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Kendrick ends Lady Patriots' season
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots couldn’t recreate the magic from earlier in the District Tournament against Kendrick as they lost to the Tigers 7-25, 13-25, 14-25. . . .
Also on this page is the junior high boys basketball schedule. . . .
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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 Prairie boys cross country team qualified for State by placing second at the District Meet last Wednesday at Lewiston. Those with medals finished in the top 19 and would have competed at State even if the team hadn’t qualified. Pictured from left are Zane Uptmor, Ben Secrest, Landon Riener, Jackson Enneking, Max Rehder, Chase Vonbargen, Dylan Klapprich, Morgan Poxleitner and coach Glenn Poxleitner in his Captain Jack Sparrow Pirate hat.  The State Meet will be Saturday, Oct. 29 at Lewiston with the boys race to start at 2:30 p.m. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prior to Friday's football game the new Prairie Booster Club Burger Barn was dedicated to the memory of Janet Richardson. In the top photo Jerry Richardson cuts the ribbon. In the middle photo Jerry, his daughter Alex and grandson Luke are shown with the sign and plaques commemorating Janet as well as Dan Kaschmitter. In the bottom photois a closeup of the commemoration plaques and sign. Also on hand for the dedication were Janet's sister Judi and her husband Wayne Sattler. Click on each photo for a larger view.

The Park Cabana and restrooms were removed by the city crew within the past week in preparation for building the new Pavilion. The Cabana, pictured above, will be repurposed by the city at the city shop location. Photo by Pat Enneking. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie HOSA is putting on a Spooktacular Science Night this Saturday.
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Brenda's Paint Parties was at The Habit this past Saturday with these young artists.  It was a perfect day to be inside from the cold. Photo by Brenda Holmes. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Before Friday's football game the cross country and football seniors were honored. From top down are cross country runner Morgan Poxleitner with his parents and sister; Colton McElroy, 21, with his parents and siblings; Quirt Goeckner with his parents and siblings; Shane Hanson with his parents and sisters and Ryan Wemhoff with his parents and some of his siblings and extended family. Click on each photo for a larger view.


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