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County Facilities and Services the Focus of Planning Project

The Blaine County Commission has started the process to update the County’s 2012 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). A Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) is a budgeting and financial tool that will be used by the County Commission to set maintenance and...

Two Chinook firefighters move to reserve status

By Steve Edwards BCJ News Two Chinook firefighters, with a quarter century of firefighting experience between them, moved to reserve status at the start of the new year. Firefighters on reserve...

Meet the Candidates for House of Representatives Election

When Congressman Ryan Zinke was appointed by President Trump to be the Secretary of Interior, that left Montana’s only seat in the House of Representatives vacant. Three men are running for that seat in a special election to be held toward the...

Shriners' annual Vidalia onion sales coming soon

Members of the North Central Montana Shrine Club are expecting to receive their usual shipment of three tons of Vidalia onions "sometime around the 20th of May." The annual sale of the delectable...

Individual Transportation contracts due June 1, 2017

Individual Transportation Contracts due by June 1st As the 2016-17 school year ends, we are already beginning the preparations for the 2017-18 school year. Parents who live more than 3 miles from a school that does not provide bus transportation or...

Blood Drive collects 47 units from 52 donors

On Tuesday, May 9th, the American Red Cross Blood Drive at Wallner Hall welcomed 52 donors with a total of 47 units collected on a goal of 47. Two first time donors were registered; Evelyn Schubert...

Harlem Library

A great big shout out of appreciation goes to everyone who supported the Friends of the Library Spring Basket Social fundraiser. Thanks to everyone who donated the fabulous baskets! Thanks to those who attended the social to show their support. To...

Blaine County Library

"Love is Never Silent" will be the movie at 1:00 p.m. today. A young woman struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her hearing-impaired parents in this...

Edwards Funeral Home hosted Business After Hours

By Steve Edwards BCJ News Cherie Edwards welcomed guests to the Business After Hours event hosted by the Edwards Funeral Home. With new funeral director Daniel Dahl at her side, Edwards told about...

Chinook High School Honor Seniors Recognized

Chinook High School continues to recognize the efforts of their honor students. To earn Honor Student status, a senior student must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher. Many of these students are not only high achievers in the...

Chinook girls and boys 2nd at District 9C Track & Field Meet, Northern C Thursday

The Chinook Sugarbeeter Track and Field teams were in top form last Wednesday at the District 9C Track and Field meet in Havre last Wednesday. The boys team finished second with 104 points while the...

Tornadoes, Thunderbirds receive top Individual performances at Districts in Havre

The Turner Tornadoes will be well represented at the Northern C Divisional in Great Falls after a strong performance at the District 9C Track and Field meet in Havre last Wednesday. The Tornadoes...

Sugarbeeters claim another Northern B/C Divisional crown, Harlem second

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are again champions of the Northern B/C Tennis world but this year the competition was much closer. The Sugarbeeters won with 42 points while the Harlem Wildcats turned in...

Wildcats finish third in District 2B boys race, send eight to Northern B Divisional

The Harlem Wildcat boys finished third at the District 2B Track and Field meet held in Wolf Point this past Saturday. The boys scored 100.5 points on the day and qualified both the short and long...

Bear Paw Meanderings

When I write about my childhood on Clear Creek sometimes I make it sound like we spent lots of time there in the winter. We did not. There were no four wheel drives then and in our family the first day on Clear Creek was often the first day of...

Turner Talk

Sympathy is extended to Connie Cornell and her family after the passing of her mother, Leatrice Faber. Funeral services will be Friday, May 19th at the Methodist Church in Chinook. Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time....

Hogeland Happenings

On Saturday, Issac Klindworth celebrated his 4th birthday. Those attending, were Bill and Betty Hay, and Nancy Mahns. Morgan Klindworth and friend Jessica and her daughters, Eva and Emma, Kelsey Klindworth, Larry Spadoni, Carol and Duane...

My Answer

Q. How old does a child have to be before he or she can learn about God? Neither my husband nor I come from a church background, but we have two small children now, and we'd like to give them a different religious experience than we had. A: You and...

Wanda Marilyn Morris Ragan

Wanda Marilyn Morris Ragan 78 of Green River, WY formally of Blaine County and Big Sandy, Montana passed away Jan. 18, 2017 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah after a...

Barbara Faye Messerly Ball

Barbara Faye Messerly Ball, 56 passed away at her home on Fort Belknap on May 11th 2017. Barbara was born on October 21st 1961 in Fort Belknap to Leona and Glen Messerly. She attended Harlem High...

Leatrice June Faber

Leatrice June Faber, 86, passed away on May 10, 2017. A celebration of live will be held at the Methodist Church on May 19th, at 3:00. A reception will follow at Waldner Hall. Leatrice was born on...

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