Updated November 27, 2015
Idaho County Shootout set for Dec. 4
The Annual Idaho County Shootout, sponsored by the Idaho County Sherriff’s Department is set for Friday, December 4th at 6:00 p.m. at Prairie High School and will feature the Prairie and Grangeville boys and girls basketball teams. . . .
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Thietten to perform Dec. 6
Catholic Recording Artist, Jaime Thietten (pronounced “Jamie Teet’n”), will be coming back to Cottonwood to share a Special Christmas Concert Titled “True Gifts of Christmas”. . . .
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Center for Discovery event set for Dec. 11
The Center For Discovery's annual Open 'Til Midnight will be held on Friday, December 11 from after school until midnight.  . . .
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Library News
The Brats and Brew is laid to rest for another year, now we can focus on serving our community. . . .
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52-Pickup winners named
The monthly 2014-2015 KC 52 Pickup (green card) drawing was held at the November meeting of KC #1389. . . .
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From Idaho County Recycling
If the giving of presents is measured in pounds, area residents have presented Idaho County Recycling (ICR) with 3,480,483 gifts since 2009.  . . .
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Riener's Grocery wins Night Shoot
Riener’s Grocery wins the Cottonwood Gun Club night shoot with a score of 1217, . . .
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Pirates lose to Valley, settle for 2nd at State
The rematch for the state 1A, Div. 1 football championship went the other way this time as the Valley Vikings knocked off the Prairie Pirates 32-54 at Holt Arena in Pocatello Saturday, Nov. 21. . . .
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22 girls turned out for basketball; Lady Pirates open with win
There are 22 girls turned out for the Prairie girls basketball team this year . . .
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their basketball season with a win over the Lewiston JV team 55-43 at Lewiston Thursday, Nov. 19. . . .
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Wrestling Club finishes season
November 14th the Cottonwood Wrestling Club wrestled in Clarkston, another early morning for our kids! . . .
Also on this page is the Prairie High School wrestling schedule. . . .
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Summit has no-fee gift cards available
No fee gift cards are available at Summit Academy through its scrip program. . . .
Also on this page is the Summit boys basketball schedule. Due to not enough girls, they will not have a girls team again this year. . . .
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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. . . .
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Jake Bruner shows the 2nd place trophy to the Prairie fans in attendance along with the rest of the seniors on the team. This group of seniors had a 4-year record of 35-9 with 3 state trophies, a third in 2013, 1st in 2014 and 2nd this year. They also tied the school record with a 23-game winning streak. From left are Brandon Higgins, Isaiah Shears, Terran Peery, Devin Bruegeman, Bruner, Philip Spencer, Daniel Mager, Justin Schumacher, Bobby Hood, Calvin Hinkelman, Hunter Hasselstrom and Thomas Schwartz. Coach Ryan Hasselstrom can be seen behind Mager. Click on the photo for a larger view.

At halftime of the game PHS Principal Carrie Nygaard accepted the Trophy designating the Prairie football team as 1A-D1 Academic Champions. They had a 3.460 cumulative grade point average and it is the second year in a row for the Pirates. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Glenn Poxleitner has presented Prairie Jr./Sr. High Principle Carrie Nygaard a check from the booster club for the athletic fund in support of the very successful volleyball and football seasons. Photo provided by Glenn Poxleitner Click on the photo for a larger view.

Summit Academy presented a Veteran’s Program on Thursday, November 19th in the school gymnasium.  Students in 1st through 8th grade participated in the program which was open to the public.  Several students read their Patriot’s Pen essays, including Dani Sonnen, 2nd place winner of that contest in our area.  A quilt of valor was presented to Nick McDonough who served our country with the Coast Guard.  The students presented a variety show with singing and dancing to honor our military, country and faith.  All the veterans attending received a gift of our appreciation for their service and stayed for lunch with the students.  The students traveled to Lewiston on Friday to present the program at the Veteran's Home. Click on the photo for a larger view..

Nick McDonough received a Quilt of Valor at the Summit Academy Patriotic event. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

Jacey Arnzen earned the Central Idaho Art Association 2015 Scholarship Award. She is presently attending the University of Idaho majoring in Advertising and minoring in Art with a goal of working as a graphic designer. Ms. Arnzen states that she always had a passion for art and sees it as a venue for impacting society. She noted, “There is art all around us, and I want to have a part in how it is intertwined with everyday life.” CIAA encourages applicants for the $200 scholarship. Applicants should be seniors attending Grangeville High School, Clearwater Valley High School at Kooskia, or Prairie High School at Cottonwood and must demonstrate a plan to major/minor in art at college/university. Contact Scholarship Chairman, Jackie Zumalt at 208-983-0438, or ciaa.idaho@gmail.com. Shown are Arnzen, left, and Zumalt. Photo provided by Marlene O’Neill.

Cottonwood, Idaho 83522

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