Cottonwood News


Hass’s Class

Prairie coach Ryan Hasselstrom was named the 1A track and field coach of the year during a district meeting last month.

September 6, 2017 8:23 a.m. read more..

Genesee turns the tide against Prairie

The Prairie boys scored just seconds into the game last Friday night, Sept. 1, but Genesee shut down the conversion run after Spencer Schumacher found Derik Shears for a 73-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage.

September 6, 2017 8:18 a.m. read more..

Troy, Genesee top PHS

Troy’s hitters looked strong, but to Pirates coach Julie Schumacher, Prairie’s own miscues were an even bigger factor in the Trojans’ 3-0 win (25-12, 25-16, 25-16) Thursday night, Aug. 31. Earlier in the week, Genesee posted a 3-0 win (25-20, 25-22, 25-22) at PHS.

September 6, 2017 8:05 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood sister retires from Jerome ministry

Her cancer may be in remission, but she still faces a long road to recovery from radiation and chemo. Sister Barbara Jean Glodowski is taking the next leg of that journey at the motherhouse in Cottonwood. She has moved home from Jerome, Idaho, where she recently retired from St. Luke’s Health System as director of mission and spiritual care.

September 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Cottonwood News: Pinochle club seeks members, players

Prairie Community Library has announced their upcoming fund-raiser, Brats and Brew, for Oct. 21. Mark your calendars now. Tickets available at the library, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 208-962-3714 or go to 506 King Street, basement of the Cottonwood Community Hall. Advanced ticket price is $25 per person, or $30 per person at the door the evening of Oct. 21. PCL is not supported by your tax dollars, so this fund-raiser is very important to have funds available to keep the library open. We appreciate your continued support for PCL.

September 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Hazy air quality forecasted into Thursday

Unhealthy air quality conditions are forecasted to linger into this Thursday. Meanwhile, conditions due to regional wildfires put the city of Cottonwood yesterday (Sept. 5) in the top five nationally for poor air quality.

September 6, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Monastery of St. Gertrude: Influencing the Camas Prairie for more than 110 years

Although the Benedictine Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude have been a staple in Cottonwood for the past 110 years, it is not where their beginning is rooted. Missionary sisters from a cloister in Sarnen, Switzerland, journeyed to their first U.S. home in Gervais, Ore. Their first missionary endeavor there was helping on the Indian mission in Grand Ronde.

August 30, 2017 4:26 p.m. read more..

Filing under way for open council, district positions

Filing opened Monday for positions up for election in the Nov. 7 election, which include for city council, and recreation, cemetery and fire districts. Deadline for petitions of candidacy to be turned in is next week; Friday, Sept. 8.

August 30, 2017 6 a.m. read more..


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