Announcement is made today of the marriage of Calista Karel of Cottonwood, ID and Christopher Cowan of Craigmont, ID. Mrs. Cowan is the daughter of Dan and Laurie Karel of Cottonwood, ID. Mr. Cowan is the son of Daniel and Barbara Cowan of Pittsfield.

They were married on August 6th, 2015 in Moscow, ID at St. Augustine's Catholic Church.

The bride is employed as a cook, housekeeper and as a CNA with Devin's Home Health Care at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood. She attended the University of Idaho and graduated from Prairie High School in Cottonwood in 2008.

The bridegroom teaches music in the Highland School District in Craigmont. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Westfield State College in 2007 and received his Masters degree at the Universtiy of Idaho in 2012. He is a 2003 graduated Taconic High School.