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COTTONWOOD — Jordan Zwygart of Zwygart, John & Associates addressed the Cottonwood City Council on June 13 with a brief review of the fiscal year 2021 audit and financial statement. He mentioned key elements throughout the report and said it was a good clean audit with no compliance issues.

COTTONWOOD — The Pioneer Senior Citizens meet every Tuesday at noon for lunch. Menu for June 28 is spaghetti with meat sauce, green beans and carrots, pears and garlic bread. Lunches are also available through grab and go or by delivery. Call Lynn Thompson by 10 a.m. Tuesday at 208-962-3231.

    Alijah Pineda, a senior from Grangeville High School, Erin Wassmuth, a senior from St. John Bosco Academy at Cottonwood, and Catherine Uhlenkott, a homeschool senior from Imago Dei Academy of Grangeville, have each received a $2,000 scholarship from the Idaho County Farm Bureau.

    The Pioneer Senior Citizens meet every Tuesday at noon for lunch. The menu for June 21 is pork roast with gravy, green salad, applesauce, corn and a whole wheat roll.

    Stacker recently named the 10 best school districts in Idaho, based on Niche’s educational pairing company. Niche “connects people to their future schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces.”

    The Grangeville Farmers’ Market is set to begin Saturday, June 18, and run through Oct. 1, excluding July 1. The market sets up at Pioneer Park each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The kids’ program, Grub Club, will also start on June 18. The first activity planned is making bee houses. Child…

      Cottonwood’s Prairie High School graduated 24 students at its Friday, June 3, 2022 ceremony.

      COTTONWOOD — “We were surprised I was pregnant,” Rebekah Warden said when she and her husband, Justin, discovered their big news earlier this year.

      COTTONWOOD — Pioneer Senior Citizens meet for lunch at Cottonwood Community Hall on Mondays. For grab and go or by delivery, call Lynn by 10 a.m. Tuesday at 208-962-3231.

        COTTONWOOD — Join “Sparks Studio,” where imagination is ignited and creativity is awakened. Whether kids are exploring their artistic side in the Bible Study Studio or Crafts Design Center, laying down a track at the Music Sound Stage, or bringing inventions to life at the Missions Workshop,…

          COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School senior Riley Enneking will be putting on an Alumni Volleyball Tournament for all Prairie High School alumni. This is set for July 15 and 16 at the Prairie High School gym. At least seven players must be on each team, and all players must be Prairie High Schoo…

            Idaho County Recycling sites in Grangeville, Cottonwood and Kooskia will be closed Saturday, May 28, for Memorial Day weekend.

            Congratulations to Ryan Wemhoff, Levi Walsh, Allie Geis, Kristen Wemhoff, Katteri Duman, Lillianne Lustig, Evalyn Gehring, Harlee Brannan, Rebecca Seubert and Jake Quintal who were selected as Cottonwood’s Prairie High School April students of the month.

            COTTONWOOD — In a letter partially read by Mayor Keith Holcomb from Idaho County Sheriff Doug Ulmer, he thanked the Cottonwood City Council for allowing him to speak at last month’s meeting, asking them to consider an increase for dispatcher pay. Approved at the May 9 meeting, the council ap…

            This week is EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week. Be sure to thank your local EMTs and other emergency workers when you see them! And, remember, these organizations are always seeking help. Talk to someone in your community if you are able to volunteer. This is a rewarding community servic…

              COTTONWOOD — Cottonwood Summer Fest is presenting its citywide yard sales this Saturday, May 21. To be added to a map, contact Cottonwood Summer Fest on Facebook or call Tabitha Key at 208-553-8400, or Serena Lockett at 208-816-6791.

                Idaho County Recycling sites in Grangeville, Cottonwood and Kooskia will be closed Saturday, May 28, for Memorial Day weekend.

                  Walk the Prairie and Beyond’s final event is set for May 21, at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood. The walk begins at 9 a.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. All ages and fitness level welcome; prizes drawn at every walk. There is no charge for this program, sponsored by St. Mary’s a…

                    COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood Riding Club is seeking new members of all ages. Join the Facebook group or call president Mandy Riener at 208-413-3549. Membership dues are $20 per individual or $30 for the family; $5 per play day and $26 for the O-Mok-See. Upcoming play dates are May 15, June 5, Jul…

                      COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School Senior Riley Enneking will be putting on an Alumni Volleyball Tournament for all Prairie High School alumni. This is set for July 15 and 16 at the Prairie High School gym. At least seven players must be on each team, and all players must be Prairie High Schoo…

                        COTTONWOOD — Prairie Community Library will host a presentation and book signing by Idaho County Author Sue Tidwell of Cottonwood. She will discuss her book “Cries of the Savanna.” This is set for Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m., in Cottonwood Community Center, 507 King St. (Note the date ch…

                          Tate Uhlenkott, who just turned 11 and is the son of Ashley and Adam Uhlenkott, reads every issue of the Cottonwood Chronicle from front to back and misses nothing. The appeal for volunteers to help with the Idaho County Recycling — Cottonwood site was recently printed on the Chronicle’s fro…

                            COTTONWOOD — Prairie High School Senior Riley Enneking will be putting on an Alumni Volleyball Tournament for all Prairie High School alumni. This is set for July 15 and 16 at the Prairie High School gym. At least seven players must be on each team, and all players must be Prairie High Schoo…

                              Naomi VanHouten danced her senior spotlight dance at Thia’s Cottonwood Dancers recital Sunday, May 1. VanHouten started dance with Shirley Sears of Shirley’s Dance Studio, and Sears made her the traditional senior afghan. Waller, who also studied under Sears, is Naomi’s older sister.

                                COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood Riding Club is seeking new members of all ages. Join the Facebook group or call president Mandy Riener at 208-413-3549. Membership dues are $20 per individual or $30 for the family; $5 per play day and $26 for the O-Mok-See. Upcoming play dates are May 15, June 5, Jul…

                                COTTONWOOD — Cottonwood Joint School District 242 will ask its patrons to vote on a $250,000 levy May 17.

                                  Thia’s Cottonwood Dancers, about 20 in all, performed in their spring 2022 recital Sunday, May 1, at Prairie High School.

                                    COTTONWOOD — Prairie Community Library will host a presentation and book signing by Idaho County Author Sue Tidwell of Cottonwood. She will discuss her book “Cries of the Savanna.” This is set for Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m., in Cottonwood Community Center, 507 King St.

                                    Recently, Prairie Junior Senior High School in Cottonwood held a Mother-Daughter Tea, Kaylie Lockett wrote the winning Mother of the Year essay for her mom, Cassi. Senior award winners (pictured, L-R) were: Miss Leadership-Ali Rehder; Miss Charity-Mackenzie Key; Miss One of a Kind-Olivia Kla…

                                      The annual Idaho County 4-H Penny Arcade and lunch at the Cottonwood Community Hall was well-attended by local 4-H clubs and members who hosted games and activities for local 4-H’ers. The Idaho/Lewis County Cattle Association donated the beef and their members barbecued for the event. The Id…

                                      GREENCREEK — How much do cows eat each day? What products are made from wood? How do erosion and pollination work? What weeds are dangerous if you were to eat them?

                                      COTTONWOOD — “I would like to try to continue to get the pay up a little bit more so we can keep the dispatchers that we have,” said Idaho County Sheriff Doug Ulmer, addressing the Cottonwood City Council last week.

                                      Eight-time world champion calf roper Joe Beaver hosted the third annual Joe Beaver Roping School in Lewiston On April 9-10. Winning the school jackpot was Molly Johnson from Cottonwood (left), along with Lindsey Felton and Sloane Dalgren both of Lewiston, who are pictured with Beaver. Also a…

                                        COTTONWOOD — A Nezperce woman was evaluated and treated for minor injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash involving a school bus at Cottonwood last week.

                                          COTTONWOOD — A Nezperce woman was evaluated and treated for minor injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash involving a school bus at Cottonwood last week.