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'Rocky Mountain high' trip enjoyed by Hi-Line seniors

By Steve Edwards BCJ News Reporter's note: Forty-six seniors from along the Hi-Line recently completed a seven day, six night motorcoach trip to Colorado Springs. My wife and I organized and were...

Harlem Senior Center to hold "Senior Sensations Event"

The Harlem Senior Center will be hosting our second annual “Senior Sensations” Event on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. We invite the whole community to join us for a day filled with speakers, games, contests, information and pamphlets, photos...

Pray for rain" sign inspires a fundraiser for East Fork Fire victims

When Meadowlark fourth grader Griffin Crowley and his family returned to their home in south Blaine County after being evacuated because of the East Fork Fire, Griffin made a sign for the front yard. ...

Chinook High School classes of '56, '57 and '58 to hold reunion this weekend

Members of the Chinook High School classes of 1956-1957-1958 are gathering this weekend for their 59th, 60th and 61st reunions. They would welcome greetings from any friends who may also be in the area. Registration for around 50 attendees begins 5...

New technology will allow Meadowlark students to "connect to the world"

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded a grant to purchase and install technology that will allow students at Meadowlark Elementary to experience "virtual field trips."...

Wondering about the sticky beginning to fall season? ...it's aphids!

Reporter's note: A couple of weeks ago Lynn Friede called and asked if I could come by the NAPA store in Chinook, husband Dan had something to show me. Dan took me to Centennial Park, the little park ...

Rain, Rain, please can you stay another day!

After a long stretch of record hot temperatures and dry conditions, locals got a break as the rains finally came. Like the few random showers through the summer, the most recent rains were spotty by...

Get ready for the Annual Harlem Fall Festival

The fall season is here, and with it comes Harlem’s Fall Festival. The event will begin with the Harlem Hunger Walk starting at 2 PM; entry forms for this 5K walk are available at Richman Insurance (forms have all the needed information). The...

Chinook High School FFA members complete community service projects

By: Alyssa Gruszie Every year, the FFA organizes community service projects. The Chinook FFA began a community garden this past summer. They have been landscaping the post office since school...

American Legion Auxiliary Blaine Unit #40 recognizes Chinook students

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, American Legion Auxiliary Blaine Unit #48 of Chinook hosted a reception recognizing the Girls State and Boys State delegates that represented Chinook High School this...

'Beeters sweep Big Sandy, Hays/Lodge Pole, will take on Chester/J/I Thursday

The Chinook Sugarbeeter volleyball team steamrolled through the Big Sandy Pioneers and the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds this past weekend winning both matches in straight sets. Friday the team headed ...

Longhorns top 'Beeters 36-2, Rocky Boy up next

The Chinook High School Football team was on the road this past week in Fort Benton to take on the Longhorns. The Longhorns scored through the running game and the passing game steadily building a lead in defeating the Sugarbeeters 36-2 in a...

What 'cher point?

The Montana Grizzlies had a mixed bag last Saturday when they played Savannah State at home in Missoula. They won the game handily, beating Savanna State 56 to 3 of all things but their main quarterback Reese Phillips had a serious ankle injury....

Bear Paw Meanderings

I was never much of a hunter. I guess I loved watching wildlife too much and marveling over its beauty. However, if there was a hunting camp to go to, I was usually there. I loved hunting camps almost as much as fishing camps. Of course our hunting...

Jumping Junipers Yard of the Week (Last Week)

The Jumping Juniper Garden Club Yard of the Week is The Grande Willa. They have two Big pots of Petunias on each side of the main walk. The huge rocks are a...

Turner students remember 9/11 with moment of silence

Students and Staff gathered at the flag pole on Monday, September 11th, the exact date that marked the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, that killed 2,977 people in New York,...

Hogeland happenings

By Anita Reed The Sunday School is once again doing the Big Flat Community Calendar. If anyone has any changes to be made to the calendar, or would like to be put on the list to buy a calendar, please contact Amy Egbert, Elissa Zellmer, or Anita...

HARLEMLIBRARY

The Harlem Public Library is observing Banned Books Week September 25-September 29. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. This observance brings together the entire book community; librarians, booksellers,...

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board will hold their regular monthly meeting Wednesday September 27, 2017. Banned Books week is September 24-30, 2017. Plan to stop in and checkout a banned book! We have several non-fiction books ready for checkout this...

HARLEM SENIOR CENTER

Thank You! Thank You! Lou Ann Paulsen for the jar opener machine; Linda Murch, candy for the Activity Room; Chuck Wasser for the cherry tomatoes; Dale Klungland for fixing the Dining Room sink… again; Diane Peterson for three cases of water for...

Blaine County Cruisers Car Show is this weekend

The Blaine County Cruisers will host their annual fall car show this Saturday, September 23rd at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The Car Show has been held in conjunction with the Sugarbeet Festival...

Beverly J. Friede

Beverly J. Friede, 87, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at her residence due to natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at...

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