Updated November 26, 2021

Holcomb named new Cottonwood mayor
Keith Holcomb was appointed to be the new mayor Cottonwood at a special meeting of the Cottonwood City Council Wednesday, Nov. 17. . . .
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Sue Tidwell releases new book this week
As a reluctant sidekick on her husband’s hunting safari, Sue Tidwell’s adventure memoir recounts her eye-opening experiences and evolution of thought regarding hunting Africa’s exotic species. . . .
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Loading and hauling cattle safely
During this time of the year when cattle producers are loading and moving cattle, it is extremely important to pay attention to detail when it comes to safety. . . .
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ITD encourages you to be 'Idaho Ready' for winter driving
Ahead of the busy holiday travel season, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) encourages drivers to be “Idaho Ready” for winter driving. ITD's annual winter safety campaign aims to help drivers prepare for challenging conditions on the state’s highways, before hitting the road. . . .
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Christmas tree permits available for BLM lands
Scouting for that perfect Christmas tree on Bureau of Land Management lands is always a fun-filled family adventure in northern and north-central Idaho. . . .
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Christmas tree permits available for Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest
With winter weather approaching and the holidays on the horizon, many families are looking forward to getting outdoors to find the perfect Christmas tree on their local public lands. . . .
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Eva Herzog column from 11-27-1975
On this page are scans of Eva Herzog's news columns from Nov. 27, 1975. . . .
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Vendors sought for Nezperce Craft Sale
The Corner Craft Sale is happening Saturday, December 11th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of 5th and Oak St. at the Eller Building in Nezperce. . . .
 
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Updates to boys high school and junior high schedules
On this page are the updated Prairie High School and Jr. High boys basketball schedules. . . .
 
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Lady Pirates win season opener
The Prairie Lady Pirates struggled in the second quarter but pulled away from Troy in the second half for a 58-31 win at Cottonwood Thursday, Nov. 18.  . . .
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Winter Sports schedules for St. John Bosco Academy
On this page are the high school boys and girls basketballs schedules as well as 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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Keith Holcomb recites the Oath of Office as read to him by City Clerk Lynn Thompson. Holcomb was appointed as the new mayor, replacing Pepper Harman, who had moved outside the city limits. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Newly appointed Mayor Keith Holcomb swears in Debby O’Neill to the Cottonwood City Council. O’Neill fills the spot Holcomb gave up so he could be mayor. Click on the photo for a larger view.



Happy thanksgiving from the Tuesday morning library story time kids! The kids had a blast creating turkeys from pine cones and feathers (see photo at left). Some of the feathers were quite impressive filled from pheasants. Huge thanks to Colleen Wilson and Carissa Jones for hosting the event and their continued dedication to our community. The lower photo shows a closeup of some of the turkeys they made.  Contributed photos. Click on each photo for a larger view.


I’m dreaming of a white. . .Thanksgiving? There have been a couple days we’ve seen snow this month in Cottonwood but Tuesday, Nov. 23, looked like the first where we could see some accumulation. Click on the photo for a larger view.



This past Wednesday evening this fun group gathered in Nezperce from different parts of the prairie including Winchester and Ferdinand for a Paint Party.  It is  always enjoyable to see everyone's creations and these ladies painted the night away with some awesome Snowmen and Pickups. Photos submitted by Brenda Holmes. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Jim Rehder reports the windstorm we had last Monday night, Nov. 8, took the backboard off of the basketball hoop at his home. It was several days later before he found the missing backboard, pictured below, on the other side of the fence, quite a distance from the hoop. Photos by Jim Rehder.


Chase Kaschmitter, with microphone, and Wade Goeckner, also in sunglasses, set up an ESPN booth in the student section at Prairie’s game against Troy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

 

 
 

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