Cottonwood News

Cottonwood News: Parish dinner is Nov. 4

Daylight Savings Time ends on Nov. 4 at 2 a.m. “Fall back” and turn your clocks back an hour. Now we can catch up on the hour we lost last spring. This is the time to do all those projects that you wanted to do before winter starts. Hmmm, maybe some of them can wait until next year?!

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Shears honored for 20 years

“I am shocked – absolutely shocked,” said a smiling Erin Shears. Shears was honored by more than 150 community members at a surprise celebration at the Cottonwood Community Hall Monday night, Oct. 22.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Community - Milestone - Birth - Shiloh Ann Mauer

Shiloh Ann Mauer Ben Mauer and Tamra Thomason of Cottonwood, Idaho, are the parents of a baby daughter. Shiloh Ann Mauer was born Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood. She weighed six pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Adam and Kitty Thomason of Craigmont, Idaho, and Ron and Mitzi Mauer of Greencreek, Idaho. Great-grandparents are Sy and Dan Magill of Dayton, Wash., Delvin and Renee Keeler of Grangeville, Idaho, Kim and Roger Nuxoll of Grangeville, LaWanda and Todd Hudson of Craigmont, and Tammy and Mike Murt of Nezperce, Idaho.

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Fall Lecture Series: Conley to speak on Idaho characters

This Thursday, Oct. 25, at both 2 and 7 p.m., the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will celebrate a new exhibit on Idaho characters with an open house and guest speaker Cort Conley, author of numerous books on Idaho, including “Idaho for the Curious.”

October 24, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Mystery Night

Nearly 400 people attended Saturday’s “A Night on the Nile” event, the 21st annual Mystery Night fund-raiser hosted by Summit Academy and held at the Greencreek Community Hall. The night’s $10,000 grand prize winner was Joyce Goeckner, and in addition, 39 prizes valued at $100 or more went to 350 ticket holders, and there were also 180 silent auction items. The evening’s auctioneer was Kyle Musick.

October 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: Hasselstrom named ‘Coach of the Year’

It got down to 22 degrees a few nights ago at our place, so that pretty well takes care of most of the plants, except for the fall blooming purple asters. They are blooming in all their glory now. It’s nice to have some flowers that bloom late when everything else is finished blooming.

October 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Summit name changes to St.John Bosco Academy

The Summit Academy board of directors announced the new name for the school during their annual “Mystery Night” fund-raising event, which was held Saturday, Oct. 13. Summit Academy will soon begin the process of changing the name of the school to Saint John Bosco Academy. Two years ago, Bishop Peter Christensen suggested changing the name after the school’s provisional affiliation with the Diocese of Boise. The board of directors conducted surveys and held meetings with the parents and benefactors before announcing, at the Academy’s 20th anniversary celebration last June, their decision to change the name.

October 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Oct. 26 class in Cottonwood on scoring of beef cattle

Fall is here, and with it fall calving for some and weaning spring born calves for others. This is a good time to evaluate the body condition of your cattle. Cattle producers are invited to a body condition scoring of beef cattle class on Friday, Oct. 26, at the Cottonwood Livestock Auction in Cottonwood.

October 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Mystery Night is this weekend

A Fatima Rosary Rally will take place Saturday, Oct. 13. Meet at St. Mary’s Church at noon. Those able to walk in procession will pray the rosary in procession outside. Those who find it difficult to walk will stay in the church and pray the rosary there. Save the Date: Nov 4 is the annual Assumption Parish Dinner and Bazaar! Tickets for the raffle are being sold now.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Fall Lecture Series: Casey to discuss Florence Cemetery

The second lecture of the 19th Annual Historical Museum at St. Gertrude Fall Lecture Series takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, with local historian Penny Bennett Casey who will present her research on the infamous Florence Cemetery.

October 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: Summit’s Mystery Night will be Oct. 13

Happy October! The scenery is beautiful this time of year. So many variations of colors of green, red and yellow. Last week was county fair week at Nezperce. Our seven grandchildren did very well coming home with lots of blue ribbons for steers as well as crafts and other things that they made. We were very proud of all of them.

October 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Oblate symposium set for monastery

More than 40 Benedictine oblates and sisters from around the world will gather at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Oct. 7-13, for the first ever Oblates for the Future Symposium.

October 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Democrat dinner raises food for strikers; a call for commitment to causes

As much as it was raising money for the party, area Democrats gathered last Saturday evening to provide a more practical means of social support. Approximately 50 bags of groceries were gathered that will go to United Steel Workers Local 5114 in Mullan, who have been on strike since March 2017 against the Hecla Mining Company.

September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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