Updated April 11, 2024
Cottonwood City Council meets
Cottonwood City Council member Debby O’Neill submitted her resignation at the April meeting of the Council Monday, April 8. . . .
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Blood drive set for Tuesday
The Cottonwood Blood Drive is scheduled for April 16, 2024 at the Cottonwood Community Hall from 12:00 am to 6:00 pm. . . .
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Birding with Lee Hamilton
Journey back into a boy's life to experience how his love for birds and nature has shaped his adulthood.  . . .
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To the Library and Beyond!
In 1985, April 17 fell on Wednesday also; that day a group of literature lovers gathered for the first meeting of the Prairie Community Library Association. . . .
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BPA pizza fundraiser
The Prairie BPA team has qualified for the National Competition in Chicago and will be selling Papa Murphy’s pizzas to help cover expenses. . . .
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Pirates lose at Kendrick
The Prairie baseball team was held to just 2 hits and 1 run in a 1-10 loss at Kendrick Thursday, April 4. A doubleheader scheduled against Potlatch on Saturday, was postponed due to snow on the field. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose at Lapwai
The Prairie Lady Pirates took a 4-0 lead but then struggled as they lost 7-21 at Lapwai Tuesday, April 2. . . .
Their doubleheader against Potlatch o Friday, April 12, has been moved to Airport Park in Lewiston starting at 4 p.m.
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Two school records set, one tied at Lapwai meet
Two more school records fell and one was tied at the Kendrick Invitational Track Meet held at Lapwai Saturday, April 6. . . .
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Prairie Mountain Nutrition were pleased to welcome new and regular senior citizens attending the first meal served in the lower level of the Cottonwood Community Hall since the flooding incident in  September 2023.  Tiffany Forsmann, site manager, Pat Alfrey, Linda Arnzen & Sally Rehder prepared the meal. Photos by Mary Funke. Click on each photo for a larger view.

St. John Bosco Academy is proud to announce their Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the class of 2024.  Levi Wassmuth (left) is this year's Valedictorian, while Dustin Kaschmitter is Salutatorian.  St. John Bosco Academy's baccalaureate Mass and Graduation ceremony will be held May 25th at 6:30 pm in the school chapel. Photo by St. Jon Bosco Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

An enthusiastic group enjoyed the St. Mary's and Clearwater Valley Health 2024, Walk the Prairie and Beyond, hosted by Cottonwood Fit and Fall Proof along the Salmon River on Saturday, April 6th.   Janet Miller, ICOA - Idaho Commission on Aging giving an informative talk to the group.  They were fortunate to have Cottonwood Police Chief, Terry Cochran being in attendance in case of an emergency because cell service is not available in the area. Door prizes were given to the participants. The next walk is April 13 at the Dworshak Dam Visitor Center. Photos by Mary Funke. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Kason Forsmann, Axel Forsmann, and Mya Meyers joined Mr. Rehder for Lunch with the Principal on Friday, April 5th.  Their names were drawn at the last R3 assembly.  We had a great time playing tic-tac-toe.  We won't disclose who the winners were!  Thanks for having lunch with Mr. Rehder, great company.  Photo submitted by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.



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