Updated November 25, 2022
School Board meets
The school board okayed a 1-time stipend for staff paid for with state and federal funds at their November meeting Monday, Nov. 21. . . .
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Ribbon cutting ceremony held for new emergency room
On Thursday, November 17th, St. Mary’s Health celebrated the construction and opening of their new Emergency Room Department in Cottonwood with a ribbon cutting ceremony. . . .
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Hospital sponsors Angel Tree
For the 26th year, through generous donations from our community members, St Mary’s Health Foundation is sponsoring the Christmas “Angel Tree” which helps match generous donors with those in need of gifts and/or warm clothes for children newborn through 12th grade. . . . .
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Ski Skoop
The Cottonwood Butte Ski Area is excited for the upcoming ski and snowboarding season. . . .
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Update on Trent Felton
Last week’s article about Trent Felton brought results! . . .
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Historical Park to host Beadwork Bazaar
Looking for unique and special gifts for the holidays? . . .
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Christmas tree permits available
As we move into the holiday season, many families are looking forward to getting outdoors to find the perfect Christmas tree on their local public lands. . . .
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Basketball schedules
On this page are the Prairie boys basketball schedules, both high school and junior high. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose opener
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their season with a 51-61 loss to Kendrick at Cottonwood Wednesday, Nov. 16. . . .
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Lady Patriots lose at C.V.
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots got thumped by Clearwater Valley, 12-55, at Kooskia Thursday, Nov. 17. . . .
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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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Dr. Tema Jessup, D.O., cuts the ribbon to officially open the new emergency room at St. Mary’s Health in Cottonwood as Steve Frei, COO of St. Mary’s Health, Lenne Bonner, CEO of St. Mary’s Health and Clearwater Valley Health hold each end of the ribbon. Also in attendance were area EMS members, members of the hospital board, members of the Idaho County Sheriff’s Dept., Terry Cochran of the Cottonwood Police Dept. and hospital employees. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Several of the ambulances and crews showed up for the ribbon cutting for the new Emergency Room at St. Mary’s Health in Cottonwood. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Livestock Judging contest held during Ag days at the University of Idaho: Several 4-H's from Idaho County competed in the University of Idaho Livestock Judging Contest. The team from Greencreek took first place. Pictured here from left to right: Anthony Forsmann, Gabe Severns, and Ray Terhaar. Also the top three individual scores were Idaho County kids (listed below) 4-H Division – 1st Place Team: Greencreek Active Workers (Anthony Forsmann, Ray Terhaar, and Gabe Severns) 1st Place Individual: Anthony Forsmann, Greencreek Active Workers; 2nd Place Individual: Kayden Duclos, Idaho County 4-H; 3rd Place Individual: Ray Terhaar, Greencreek Active Workers. Photo provided by Susie Heckman.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple of photos of the Christmas on the Prairie Crafts Bazaar on the main level of the Cottonwood Community Hall showing some of the vendors and shoppers. Click on each photo for a larger view.

There were enough vendors signed up that they had to open the lower level of the Hall for the Christmas on the Prairie Crafts Bazaar this past Saturday. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Santa Claus greets a couple of youngsters in the downstairs level of the Community Hall during the craft bazaar. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Nezperce School is hosting a parent academy next Wednesday, Nov. 30. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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