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Cottonwood News: Prairie music night set for March 6 at PHS




Donna Wassmuth Cottonwood 962-3561

— What a snowy, wintery weekend we had! It snowed and blew all weekend. I guess spring is a ways off yet. It should make the skiers happy. Cottonwood Butte Ski Area was open last weekend and with the new snow, they will probably be open this weekend also. Operating hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday. Check the Facebook page today at CBSA or the website

American Freedom Defense will be offering one-day courses for firearm training soon. Classes will be held in Riggins and Greencreek on March 3 and 10, and April 15. To register for these classes or for information go to Jim Gorges is the person in charge and you can contact him at or 208-935-5734.

Preschool hiring

COTTONWOOD — Christ the King Preschool and Daycare needs your help getting the word out that they are hiring! They are seeking a joyful, dedicated and preferably experienced child care provider for 20+ hours per week. This is a paid position. Pediatric CPR and First Aid, background check and ongoing training are required for employment in the preschool/daycare. If interested, e-mail or call 208-962-3363.

Prairie Music Program is putting on a Dessert Night/Fund-raiser/Music Concert on Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the PHS Cafeteria. Prairie Choir and Band students are working together to raise funds for the support of the music programs at the school. Different groups from the Jazz Festival will be performing throughout the evening. If anyone would like to donate items for the silent auction, contact Mrs. Karel or Mrs. Fiorenza at one of these addresses: or .Desserts will be served and admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for children.

March 9 is the date set for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner which will be held at Greencreek Community Hall. The event starts with a 5 p.m., social hour and silent auction, dinner at 6 p.m., and a forum for the five candidates for lieutenant governor at 7 p.m. Candidates for state and local offices will also be introduced. This is a good chance to see where the candidates stand on important issues in our county. You may get tickets ($25 each) or donate items for the silent auction by contacting any committee member or Donna Wassmuth at or 208-962-3561.

Greencreek Altar Society yard sale is scheduled for March 17. Donated items may be dropped off at the Greencreek Hall on March 15 and 16, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Connie Killmar at 208-983-0732.

The Haiti Team will host a Taco Feed fund-raiser Tuesday, March 21. Mark your calendars. To be held at KC Hall in Cottonwood from 5-7:30 p.m.

Engaged Encounter Spring Social: Do you like hanging out with people who also enjoy being married? Did you and your spouse attend an Engaged Encounter? If you answered YES, our Engaged Encounter Group would like to invite you to our Spring Social Potluck. Bring a dish to share. Children are welcome. You may attend in Lewiston, at St. James, 1519 Ripon Ave, 4 p.m. on April 15. Or you may attend the Camas Prairie gathering, June 10, 4 p.m., at Wassmuth home, 146 Cemetery Rd., Greencreek. Call Jen Kaufman 208-569–3754 or email for questions.

Our Hallissey Teams had a little tougher go of it this year in Boise, but it is always a fun experience for them and we are always complimented on the good sportsmanship of our children. We sent three teams this year: Tri-Parish girls team and boys team and a Summit boys team. Mega kudos to the coaches: Glenn Poxleitner, Adam Forsmann and Jim Chmelik and all others who went along to help coach and/or support our teams.


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