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Hays/Lodge Pole implements new teaching techniques

tudents at Hays/Lodge Pole experience a new way of being educated. Students sit in a lodge on the ground and learn about who they are as Nakoda and Aa-nii people. The Lodge was one of several built...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 18, 2017 

Downtown Businesses Plan "Block Party" This Friday

Several downtown business are getting together to treat the community to a celebration with the purpose of showing people what services these great businesses provide and hopefully encourage the...

 
 By Tuff Hegelson    News    October 18, 2017 

Nakon Wicohage Aba- Aateeih Towocinitaaniis'i

A little late in notes regarding the happenings at the Hays/Lodge Pole schools during Native American Week. For a reason unbeknownst to the school, in true Indian fashion we were a week late. Ironic as it were, as in prior years it was a delegation...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 18, 2017 

Archery season is over, Big Game Rifle season set to get underway

The Big Game hunting season is upon us. Deer and Elk season opens this Saturday, October 21. Pheasant season opened last Saturday and Archery season concluded last Friday. Hunters routinely face obsta...

 

Mail Ballots to be used for City of Chinook Election

The election for council members and mayor in the City of Chinook will be voting by mail ballot. This type of election allows the voter the convenience of voting at home and simply returning the ballot by mail or delivering it to the Blaine County...

 

Harlem Lutheran Church Hosts 2017 Annual Harvest Dinner and Bazaar

On Sunday, Oct. 22, the Harlem Lutheran church will host their annual Harvest Dinner and Bazaar from 12:00 to 2:00. The menu will be roast pork loin, baked potato, all the trimmings and dessert. Take-outs and deliveries are available; please call...

 
 By Katie Noel    News    October 18, 2017 

HARLEM SENIOR CENTER

THANK YOU: Barb McDonald for the milk; Carla Chambers for the pasta; Jan Egeland for the jigsaw puzzle; Bev Devaney & An Anonymous Donor for the tomatoes; Rose Noel for cleaning out the courtyard flower garden. Reminder: If you are 60 or over you may...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    October 18, 2017 

Turner Talk

Mark your calendars for the annual TURKEY TRAP SHOOT! It will be held at the Turner Trap area on Sunday, October 29th beginning at noon. This is sponsored by The American Legion Post #109. Everyone is invited to come and have a chance of winning a...

 
 By Anita Reed    News    October 18, 2017 

Hogeland happenings

The Turkey Shoot will be held on Sunday, October 29th, beginning at 12:00 noon, at the Turner Trap. Everyone is welcome. The American Legion Post #109 is sponsoring this event. The Hogeland Lutheran Annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar will be held on...

 
 By Kristi Norby    News    October 18, 2017 

Chinook Senior Center

Well, things are back to normal at the center after the big snow. This week we will celebrate Coyla Boe’s birthday as she turns 102! Please make sure to call ahead, if you are coming for lunch and cake this Friday. The Kitchen Band will play and...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 18, 2017 

"The Great Pumpkin" arrived early at Ken Finley's garden

Ken Finley raises produce in an area along the Milk River near the Chinook Water Treatment Plant. The last day of September he held a Customer Appreciation Day. It was a near perfect fall day with...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 11, 2017

Snow, Fire, Flood? Consensus: "It brings rural communities together"

If you lived along The High-Line long enough you certainly have experienced winter storms in nearly every month of the calendar with the exception of maybe July. We've all seen snow in June in...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 11, 2017

5th Annual Rod & Gun Show draws visitors from all over the state

The Chinook Rod and Gun Club held its fifth annual gun show this past weekend at the Blaine County Fairgrounds commercial building with vendors from all over the state of Montana and one very special...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 11, 2017

Open forum meeting held in Chinook to discuss the East Fork Fire

The recent East Fork Fire was a trying time for many and as such brought to light many areas where things need to improve to avoid the challenges and pitfalls that accompanied those trying to battle...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 11, 2017

Harlem Civic Association hosts first Hunger Walk to support food bank

This was the fifth year the Harlem Civic Association hosted a Fall Festival-sometimes billed as 'the last picnic of the season.' The Association hosted a first ever Hunger Walk as part of this fall's...

 

Montana Weather: One day to the next!

These little cuties spent the better part of recess piling leaves, jumping in it, and throwing them in the air trying to catch them. They were having such a wonderful time! Then, Monday began to cool...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 11, 2017

Chinook Schools participating in the Farm to School; Harvest of the Month programs

October is National Farm to School Month and is promoted as a time to connect students to producers in developing their understanding of the food they consume. According to the MDA website, "Farm to...

 

Mother Nature Strikes AGAIN All Across the Hi-Line

Northwestern Energy has been working day and night getting power back up and running the past few days. Most power has been restored to the many communities with Chinook on the waiting list at press...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 4, 2017

Winter Storm Causes Havoc All Across The Hi-Line

The weather in Montana is always unpredictable especially on the Highline and this past Monday we were made aware of just how crazy it can get. Locals can often be heard describing the weather as...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 4, 2017

5th Annual Chinook Rod & Gun Club Gun show this weekend

The Chinook Rod & Gun Club will hold its Fifth Annual Gun Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Commercial Building located at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The Gun Show is the primary fund raiser for the club and has another great show...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 4, 2017

Turner's Country Club hosted gatherings for Little Jewell community

By Steve Edwards BCJ News Reporter's note: My interest in the Country Club hall on the Big Flat started when a fellow diner asked Ed Snider, at a Harlem Senior Center dinner, "Do you remember the time...

 
 By Karolee Cronk    News    October 4, 2017

Friends of the Harlem Public Library Annual Meeting

Karolee Cronk Mark your calendar for Wednesday, October 11, when the Friends of the Harlem Public Library will hold its annual meeting starting at 6 P.M. at the Harlem Public Library meeting room. A salad supper will be served, and attendees will...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 4, 2017

Winners announced in Sweet Escape drawing

By Steve Edwards BCJ News Last week the first quarterly drawings in the new Sweet Escape raffle series were completed. Sarah McKinney won the first quarterly trip for this year. She won a trip for two for four nights/five days and can chose among...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 4, 2017

Newborns to five year-olds can receive a free book each month

Newborns to five year-olds in Blaine and Hill Counties can receive an age appropriate book each month…for free! The free books are a part of the Plant a Seed…Read! effort connected to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library project. The popular arti...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 4, 2017

Harlem Centers 'Senior Sensations' provided visitors with lots of information

Harlem Senior Center hosted its second annual Senior Sensations event recently. The day long gathering featured presentations on everything from adult protective services to support groups for...

 

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