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Articles from the April 22, 2020 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    April 22, 2020

Meet the Candidates in the One Contested Race in Blaine County

In the upcoming primary election, two candidates are running for the position of District Clerk of Court in Blaine County. Tami Mitchell, the incumbent, is being challenged by Jim Doyle. The current...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 22, 2020

Food Pantry: A Resource in These Times of Economic Insecurity

Located at 112 Sixth Street West in Chinook, the Chinook Food Pantry is a member of the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN). As a partner agency, it provides direct service to individuals and families in need by distributing food and grocery products to...

 

Turner gets creative in social gathering

A number of Big Flat residents found a unique way to come together socially for a community event while maintaining proper distancing. Traveling in their personal vehicles, custom show cars or their...

 

Local Student wins Student Excellence Award at MSU-Northern

On April 17, 2020, Montana State University-Northern in Havre, MT, announced the recipients of the Student Excellence Awards, which is the highest honor that a student can receive. One local student...

 
 By Alissa Hewitt    News    April 22, 2020

Updates, Changes and New Opportunities Save P.A.W.S Program

One year ago, almost to the day, the Blaine County Journal published an article for the local animal shelter in Chinook. P.A.W.S was ready to close its doors if they couldn’t find reliable volunteers. Starting over 25 years ago, the idea that our...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for April is to read a book with a name in the title. We are continuing curbside services so call if you need to check out materials. Also you may call if you need to have copies made, to FAX, or to use a computer. R...

 

Harlem Library

The library continues to provide services even though our doors not open to the public. You may call 353-2712, email atharlemlib@live.com or Facebook message if you need to check out materials. We will deliver them curbside or at the door. If you...

 

Blaine County Library: National Library Week, April 19-25, 2020 celebrates libraries' resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic

National Library Week (April 19 - 25, 2020) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and online resources for families to library...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Emily Billmayer celebrated her 30th birthday at home on Tuesday, April 14. Happy Birthday, Emily! Gene Billmayer hauled a couple of loads of canola to Great Falls this week. Susan and Emily Billmayer...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 22, 2020

Food Supply Lines Regain Momentum

Many people are respecting social distancing and even wearing masks when they go out into the public to conduct essential business. Grocery shopping is one of those essentials, and three of Blaine County’s grocery store managers report that things...

 

Carol Ann (Passon) Upshaw

Carol Ann (Passon) Upshaw passed away of natural causes at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook on April 8, 2020, just four days after her 76th birthday. Carol was born on April 4, 1944 in...

 

Gary Bryan

Gary Bryan passed away at his home in Columbia Falls, MT, October 2019. Gary was born October 9, 1948 in Salt Lake City, Utah with a strong heart and a will to overcome the toughest obstacles. He weighed 2 lbs. 4 ounces and slept in a shoebox near a...

 

South of the Border: "Living with the "new normal"... in Whitlash"

More than 90% of the country's residents are under "stay at home" directives and all of us are being cautioned to stay "socially distant" to help minimize COVID-19 spread. We hear the directives will...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 22, 2020

ZAP Reschedules All-Class Reunion for June 2021

Enumerating several reasons and believing that the best way to get the largest attendance, the Zurich Association of Parents (ZAP), who are planning the Zurich Elementary School All-Class Reunion, has announced that the event will be postponed. The t...

 

Hill County WIC Accepting New Clients in Hill and, Surrounding Counties

The Hill County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, administered through the Hill County Health Department, is accepting new clients in Hill and surrounding counties. As the nation’s most successful and cost-effective public health nutrition...

 

SBA Provides Relief to Montana Taverns Following Request From Gianforte and Daines

WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) and U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will ensure more Montana taverns have access to federal emergency relief resources amid the COVID-19...

 

Chinook SENIOR CENTER

Here it is Week 6 of our self-quarantine; so far there are no cases of Covid – 19 in Blaine County. I hope everyone is practicing social distancing and keeping each other safe. I also pray everyone is well and taking care of themselves and their...

 

MDA Accepting Applications for Montana Agriculture Student Loan Assistance Program

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the Montana Agriculture Student Loan Assistance Program. The program was established with the signing of HB 431 during the 2019 legislative session....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 22, 2020

Local Showmen Win in Youth Beef Show

The 2020 Montana Winter Fair, which was billed as the premier event "Celebrating Montana Agriculture and Our Western Way of Life for 75 Years," is in the books. From the exhibition, four Blaine...

 

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