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Articles from the April 17, 2024 edition

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  • Chinook Junior High Academic Olympiads Find Success

    Donna Miller|Apr 17, 2024

    On April 10, eight different schools brought representatives to Glasgow to compete in the Academic Olympics. Several Chinook Junior High School students walked away from that event as winners. Earning the highest cumulative score out of 72 students on the grade seven written tests was Cynnloch Gibson. In the morning, the competitors put their aptitudes to the test on written exams in Math, Science, English, and Social Studies. After lunch, they competed in Academic Orals. Chinook Team #2...

  • Simenson and Handy Receive State FFA Degrees

    Donna Miller|Apr 17, 2024

    When the Chinook FFA Chapter returned from the 94th Annual State FFA Convention, they brought home awards. Touted as "the biggest FFA competition in the state," the event was held in Billings at the Metra Park. Two members received honors for achieving their State Degrees. Winning this prestigious degree were Wylee Simenson and Aislinn Handy. The group's next big event is Donkey Basketball later this month. According to the FFA organization, "the State FFA Degree is the highest honor a state...

  • Showings of Outside Mullingar Continue This Weekend

    Donna Miller|Apr 17, 2024

    Anyone who missed the April 12 opening weekend of the Montana Actors’ Theatre (MAT) production Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley and presented by Tilleman Motor Company, there is still time to catch this opportunity for spring entertainment. The next performance will be April 18-20 at 8:00 p.m. in the MSUN/MAT Theatre on the campus of Montana State University–Northern in Havre. Additional showings will occur from April 25-27. Set in the Irish countryside in a rural town called Mul...

  • Island Mountain Development Group Announces the Appointment of Six New Board Members

    For Immediate Release|Apr 17, 2024

    Island Mountain Development Group (IMDG) announce the appointment of six new members to the board of directors. The new board of directors includes William "Billy" Bell (President), Gerald Martin (Vice President), Kathleen Adams (Secretary), Fawn Williamson (Board Member), Alan "Al" Bigby (Board Member), and Frank Doney (Board Member). "It is a great honor and privilege to collaborate with the new IMDG Board of Directors. I am excited to work together as we collectively guide economic growth...

  • chinook Library

    Apr 17, 2024

    Library hours today and tomorrow will be abbreviated, due to staff training. We will be open 1:00-6:00 p.m. today and 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm. Thursday. Friday will be regular hours from 12:00 -5:00 p.m. There will not be any programs Wednesday through Friday. Regular hours and programs will resume next week. New books this week includes several thrillers. When Hazel Sharp, daughter of Mirror Lake’s longtime local detective, unexpectedly inherits her childhood home, she’s warily drawn back to the town—and people—she left behind almost a decade...

  • Harlem Library

    Apr 17, 2024

    The Book Challenge for April is to read a book about outer space, astronauts or aliens. “Friends & Fun” meets each Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. for a time of conversation, games and snacks. All adults are welcome. If you would like to donate to our Summer Reading Wishlist for 2024 you may order at: https://tinyurl.com/SRP24. The Friends of the Library Executive Board will meet Tuesday, April 23, 4:30 P.M. The monthly meeting of the library board of trustees will be Wednesday, April 24, 4:30 P.M. Lisa Gardner is the author of “Still See Y...

  • Chinook Senior Center

    Apr 17, 2024

    Hello From the Chinook Social Senior Center We have had a wonderful week of fun here with many activities and visitors. We have all been enjoying whatever Mother Nature brings our way. Wind, Rain, Snow……warmth. That is only one of two things that none of us can change. Spring in Montana can’t be beat! We have Barb Ranstrom here on Tues., April 16th @ 1:00 for another of her wonderful Diamond Dotz art classes. Please call and let us know that you will be joining us. 357-2648 We are embarking on some new adventures shortly, with Tom Thack...

  • Blaine County Museum Needs Volunteers for Measure of Museum Impact (MOMSI) Study

    Sam French|Apr 17, 2024

    Now through the end of May 2024, Blaine County Museum is requesting the help of all adult Blaine County residents to participate in the Measure of Museum Social Impact (MOMSI) study. This study – the first of its kind – aims to assess how museums positively impact the communities they serve. In essence, this study will answer the questions “why are museums important?” with validated data. The MOMSI study began as a pilot project at the Lehi, Utah non-profit Thanksgiving Point in 2016. 2017-2018, Thanksgiving Point and the Utah Division of Arts...

  • Dorothy Trepina

    Apr 17, 2024

    Dorothy Trepina, 94, departed peacefully on April 4, 2024, in Great Falls surrounded by the love of her family. Dorothy was born on January 27, 1930, in Minnesota. Dorothy was the vibrant second child of Walter and Laura (Geyer) Petrock. Following Walter’s passing, the family relocated to Big Sandy, where Dorothy flourished, graduating with the class of 1947. In October 1948, Dorothy embarked on a lifelong journey with her beloved husand, Joesph Trepina. Together, they shared 65 wonderful years and were blessed with three children, Jim, Don, a... Full story

  • NILE Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced

    Apr 17, 2024

    The NILE Foundation proudly announces the scholarship winners for the 2024-2025 academic year. "The NILE Foundation is excited to announce this year's scholarship winners! $25,000 will be awarded this spring to recipients planning to attend universities, junior colleges, and trade schools," says Al McCormick, NILE Scholarship Committee Chair. "Sixty-eight high school and college students from across the United States submitted applications. The committee was very impressed by the high-quality,...

  • Thomas Thackeray at Chinook Senior Center

    Apr 17, 2024

    All are welcome as the Chinook Senior Center hosts Thomas Thackeray in an author presentation on Tuesday April 23, 2024 at 1PM at the Senior Center. Thomas Thackeray’s collection of short stories published in 2022 as Treading Air and Other Stories, is a spare and unblinking examination of growing up on a working ranch. Thackeray will also discuss his recently published book of poetry, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Being Wonderful, which draws on a lifetime of observing the mystery of our existence in a complex world. Its description on the Ama...

  • Journal Jots

    Apr 17, 2024

    Sonshine Church School Sonshine Church School is on Fridays from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Wallner Hall Harlem Library The Book Challenge for April is to read a book about outer space, astronauts or aliens. The Friends of the Library Executive Board will meet April 23, 4:30 P.M. The monthly meeting of the library board is Wed., April 24, 4:30 P.M. in the library meeting room. “Friends and Fun” meets every Wednesday from 1 -3 P.M. and all adults are welcome. Blaine County Library Teen Scene every other Wednesday 6:00-7:00 p.m. (4/24). Thursday LEG...