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Cancer Support Group hears 2017 Relay for Life update

By Steve Edwards BCJ News At its March meeting the Chinook-based Cancer Support Group heard an update on the upcoming Relay for Life event. Colleen Mulonet, one of three co-chairs for the new 2017 North Central Montana Relay, explained how Blaine...

Community Garden completion should be ready for this gardening season

If plans by the Chinook High Future Farmers chapter (FFA) work out, a community garden should be ready for this year's gardening season. CHS Vo-ag teacher Robin Allen said the garden spot, across...

Gifts to Blaine County Fair Foundation will support infrastructure projects

The Blaine County Fair Foundation was incorporated the end of November, 2016. The Fair Board created the organization to accept gifts that could go directly to help with improvements to the...

New Rules Approved for Boats at Tiber and Canyon Ferry Reservoirs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 23, 2017 Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission, in a special teleconference meeting this week, approved new rules for boaters at Canyon Ferry and Tiber reservoirs. The rules are part of Montana’s response to the...

Attention Tax Payers: Tips from the local Post Office

The Chinook Post Office Staff would like to offer two very important suggestions to help guarantee the timely delivery of your tax returns. 1. Be sure you have adequate postage. Sate and Federal offices Do Not pay postage due! If you do not have...

How to Tell if You Have Flu, Cold or Stomach Flu, and What to Know

(StatePoint) While each year millions in the U.S. are sickened during flu season, many can’t distinguish between symptoms of the seasonal strain of the flu, a cold and the “stomach flu.” Knowing the difference, and how to properly treat each...

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting today at 11:00 a.m. in the library meeting room. “The Magic of Belle Island” will be the movie at 1:00 p.m. today. Morgan Freeman plays Monte Wildhorn, a famous...

Harlem Library

Have you read your four books for March as part of the 2017 Reading Challenge? Let the library know so we may enter your name into a drawing to win a gift certificate from a local business. Keep reading! Join us for the next Learn at the Library...

Turner students in grades 3-12 write Americanism Essays for American Legion Auxiliary

Students in grades 3-12 were recently invited to write Americanism essays for the American Legion Auxiliary, Post #109. Mrs. Brenda Mohar represented the Auxiliary recently to acknowledge their...

FWP Open Fields enrollment is now open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2017 Contact: Greg Lemon, 406-444-3051, glemon@mt.gov It’s time for landowners to enroll in the state-sponsored “Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters.” The voluntary program, offered through Montana Fish, Wildlife...

My Answer

Q: I’ve finally had to face the fact that my main goal in life is to get other people to like me. I guess most people are like this, but sometimes I’ll go overboard trying to win someone’s favor, even if it means doing something that’s...

What 'Cher Point

Well, gentle readers, I am still in the middle of March Madness and can make a prediction about a final winner although I have never gotten those predictions right yet. I kicked myself because I dropped Oregon out of the Sweet Sixteen and then I...

Hogeland Happenings

The Elementary Basketball Jamboree will be in Turner this week! Come out and support our little Turner Tornadoes! The games are on Saturday, April 1 starting at 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. vs. St. Judes, then Turner plays again vs. Box Elder later in the...

Turner Talk

The Blaine Co. II Ambulance will be having a ham dinner at the Turner Jamboree Saturday, April 1st. from 11:30-3:00 as a fundraiser. All proceeds from Concessions will also go to the ambulance fund. Don and Bonnie Harmon were to Havre to watch the...

Beverly "Betty" Ann McGuire Phelps

Beverly "Betty" Ann McGuire Phelps, 81, of Miles City, Montana - On March 18th, 2017 the Lord took Betty home after a courageous battle with cancer. Betty passed away at St. Vincent's Hospital in...

Helen Elaine Brekke Thompson

Beverly "Betty" Ann Helen Elaine Brekke Thompson was born in Havre, MT on March 18, 1930 to Olaf and Pearl Brekke. She passed away on March 12th, 2017 in Kalispell, MT. She is survived by her...

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