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...

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...

"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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Beeter's edge Hawks 14-12 finish season 4-4

The Chinook Sugarbeeters completed what can only be described as a successful season this past weekend with a hard-fought 14-12 come-from-behind victory over the Chester-Joplin-Inverness Hawks to...

Chinook gearing up for District 6C-East Tournament, enter as the No. 2 seed

The Chinook Sugarbeeter volleyball team had a busy week on the volleyball court beginning with a non conference clash against the Malta M-ettes last Tuesday, Thursday the girls faced the...

Cross Country teams head to Helena for State Meet

Harlem sophomore L'Tia Lawrence and her Wildcat teammates will look to post there best times of the season at the Class B State meet this weekend in Helena. Lawrence earned All-State honors as a...

What 'cher point?

Lots of good football to watch these days. I have to mention Big Sandy who stunned everyone last weekend when they beat Geraldine 30 to 22. Maybe Big Sandy is upward bound once again. It has been a long dry spell for the Pioneers. I got to watch...

My Answer

It’s possible to live a good life without God — at the expense of the ultimate joy Q. : Our neighbors are some of the kindest and most moral people we know, and yet they don’t have any use for God. Unfortunately, another neighbor claims to be...

Blaine County Library

We have one non-fiction book available this week. "The Operator: Firing the Shots That Killed Bin Laden and My Years as a Seal Team Warrior" by Robert O'Neill is a thought-provoking, jaw-dropping...

HARLEM LIBRARY

Stop by and see the great selection of titles ready for check out. Paul Cleave has written “A Killer Harvest.” Josh believes he’s under a curse. He had lost his eyesight and his father, a police officer, is killed investigating a homicide....

Franklin R Partridge

Franklin R Partridge 65 passed away at his home in Chinook on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Frank was born in Glasgow, Montana to Richard (Pat) and Ethel Partridge on October 30, 1951. He was a 1969...

Sharon Marie Lux

Sharon Marie Lux, age 79, of Billings, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017. She was born to the late Rudy and Gladys Hebbelman on May 18, 1938. Sharon attended North Fork Elementary School and...

Richard S. Wagner

Richard S. Wagner, 87, passed away April 4, 2017, at his home in Bigfork. He was born Aug. 30,1929, in Park City, Montana, to Fred and Mary Wagner. In 1933 his parents moved to Chinook where they...

LOIS MURRAY, SP

Sister Lois Murray, age 94, a Sister of Providence for 38 years, died October 5, 2017, at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, WA. Vigil Service: Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 6:30 PM, and Funeral Mass: Friday, October 13, 2017, at 11:00 AM, both at St....

Bear Paw Meanderings

I owe you one last column about fall foliage, that is finding fall foliage where there is usually not much to find or finding it where most people do not think to look. This fall foliage season has been a very strange season as the leaves just...

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