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 By Donna Miller    News    July 21, 2021 

A Passion for Tsuba Results in a Book

Most of us have a passion, something in which we find great satisfaction, pleasure, or fulfillment. For Chinook native M. Jeffrey Harshman, a retired school psychologist in Colorado Springs, that is...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 21, 2021 

4-H Fair Is Scheduled in Lodge Pole

Bidders, businesses, and the public are invited to the Fort Belknap 2021 4-H Fair. The event will take place from August 12-13 in Lodge Pole, Montana, at the Wasay Wakpa Arena and Powwow Grounds. The...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 21, 2021 

Rodeo Arena Gets New Lights

On July 15 and 16, crews were hard at work setting 85-foot utility poles for new arena lights at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The project is a collaborative effort of several organizations and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 21, 2021 

Providing Advocacy and Giving Access

Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the world’s largest social fundraising platform and considered a leader in online fundraising. So, it’s no surprise that when two individuals were seeking to help a local homeless girl, they created a GoFundMe page....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Car Show Returns to Turner

On Saturday, July 17, everyone is invited to the Turner Car Show. This community event is sponsored by Big Flat Grocery. Cars, motorcycles, tractors, and airplanes are all welcome to fly or drive in...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Photo Contest Deadline Looms

Anyone wishing to submit an entry in Triangle Communications' 2021 Photo Contest has two days to get those photographs entered. The final day for entries, which must be submitted on the Triangle websi...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Tax Liens Will File in August

Owners of real estate are required to pay property taxes. Because these taxes fund various services provided by the government-services such as libraries, parks, road maintenance, and garbage...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

PAWS Embarks on a Series of Fundraising Ventures

On June 26, a crew from PAWS Animal Shelter in Chinook was set up at the Blaine County Fairgrounds and selling lunch to anyone hungry and wishing to support the shelter. The BBQ Fundraiser was the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Chinook Market Takes Place This Weekend

Chad McKenzie, one of the organizers of Chinook Market Farmer and Flea, has announced that Saturday, July 10, is the next Market Day. Scheduled to take place from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

CVFD Wins Beef Grant

Each year, Triangle Communications purchases 4-H livestock at the county fairs held in their service area. With these purchases, they provide eight grants for a quarter of beef. Among the 4-H Beef Grant recipients announced earlier this month is...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 30, 2021

'Tis the Season, for Bugs That Is

With every season, different insects appear, and occasionally we see those that might inspire a comment like "What in tarnation is this devil bug?!" When that happens, there's an app for that....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 30, 2021

Summer Field Day Features Cederberg Plot Tour

MSU Blaine County Extension and the Northern Ag Research Center (NARC) held a Summer Field Day on Tuesday, June 22 at the Max and Kirsti Cederberg Farm north of Turner. After receiving updates on the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 30, 2021

These Are the "Survive If Possible" Months for Those Involved in 4-H Programs

Over thirty youth from Blaine County participated in the 2021 Multi-County 4-H Camp held at Camp Kiwanis south of Havre from June 14-June 15. The theme this year was "Decades of Fun." Cloverbud Camp w...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 30, 2021

Being a Part of Something Bigger

Established in 2017, the LifeGuard Group is a company of experts committed to seeking justice for perpetrators of human trafficking and restoration for its victims. With the knowledge that every...

 

Auditions Held and Roles Cast for Youth Show

Actors' Theatre held auditions for actors and actresses interested in a role in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the 2021 Youth Show with anticipated show dates in July and August. The cast list was announced on Tuesday, June 15. Although no one...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

Weber Celebrates 33 Years in Business

On Monday morning, June 14, the first few customers who visited Shores Floral & Gift were offered a cupcake. Baked and decorated by Ginger Hansen, the cupcakes were intended to commemorate Bonnie...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

Entrepreneur Turns to Social Media for Hype with Teasers and a Tea Party Theme

On June 7, Kadie Dahl, the owner of All Dahl'd Up, started something on social media. Followed by the two hashtags: #comingsoon and #June19th, Dahl asked: "What do unicorn farts, shark attacks, and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

Chinook Schools Will Undergo Building Improvements This Summer

Chinook Public School District officials have announced that they are preparing to roll out several building improvement projects later this summer. Those include a roof replacement on the junior high wing, upgraded LED lighting, and an update to the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

Chinook High School Wins School of Excellence Award

On June 7, Senator Jon Tester posted to social media a compliment to Chinook High School educators for helping the school to win the 2020 American College Application Campaign (ACAC), School of Excellence award. These awards, which were presented...

 

Blaine County Beacon: Raty Offers Three B's of Business Advice

After she graduated from Chinook High School in 2014, Paige Raty attended college at Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Operations...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

Voters May Not Get a Voice

On behalf of the Blaine County electorate, Tammy Williams, Blaine County Clerk and Recorder, and Savannah Wendeln, the Deputy Clerk and Recorder, presented Ordinance 202l-01 at the regularly...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

Blackcrow Wins Prestigious Award

Amilia Blackcrow, who will be a junior at Harlem High School next year, is the winner of the prestigious 2021 Media Arts in the Public Schools (MAPS) Media Institute Jake Rowley Merit Award. Dru...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 23, 2021

HOBY Program Imparts Values of Leadership

Kelly Monson, President of Montana’s chapter of the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) program, outlined the events that engaged two Chinook High School sophomores, Morgan Friede and Tyler Schoen, from June 3-6 on the campus of Rocky Mountain...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 16, 2021

Barrels Get Filled with Flowers

With the local garden club no longer active and the Chamber of Commerce not providing funds for flowers, the whiskey barrel planters that line Indiana Street in downtown Chinook have stood empty...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 16, 2021

Blaine County Fair Will Feature Sunday Boxing

For the first time, the Blaine County Fair will feature a "Day at the Fights." On Sunday, August 15, the event will begin with weigh-ins at 10:00 a.m. Thirty-five prematched bouts that have been...

 

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