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Articles from the June 1, 2022 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    June 1, 2022

Honoring & Remembering those Who Have Served

Memorial Day was celebrated on Monday with gatherings happening across Blaine County in private memorials or at larger social gatherings. The Chinook Veterans of Foreign Wars held their Annual Celebra...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Producers Proceeding with Cautious Optimism Despite the Drought

The U.S. Drought Monitor is a map released every Thursday, showing parts of the United States that are experiencing drought conditions. For some time now, Blaine County has been in the red, coding at...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Pollinators and Food Forests Take the Spotlight

In support of local pollinators, Aaniiih Nakoda College Library and the USDA Extension Program sponsored a viewing of the Nature film My Garden of a Thousand Bees on Tuesday, May 17. Morning...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Local Teacher Wins Award

On May 5, Sheena Wortman, who teaches at Bear Paw Elementary School (BPES) in South Blaine County, learned she had won a Rural Teacher Appreciation Award from Hill County Electric Cooperative. A $1500...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Basket Raffle fundraiser by the Friends of the Library is now on! Stop to view the baskets and make your bids. The finale will be June 8 in the Harlem City Park from 6 -7:30 when final bids may be made and refreshments will be...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Roaring Students Honored

Harlem Elementary School presents another outstanding group of winning young Wildcats! The Rockin' ROAR students for the week ending April 22 are as follows: Back Row: Travis Heppner (grade 6), Arin...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    June 1, 2022

Ranchers Continue to Deal with Predators, Solutions Being Sought

Livestock losses due to predators has skyrocketed in the past 15 years. In 2007 the state legislature began the Livestock Loss Program. Early on the program compensated ranchers for their losses due...

 

Big Flat 4-H Meeting Minutes

The May meeting of Big Flat 4-H club was held on May 15, 2022 at 2:00 at the Turner Christian Church. Members present were Hannah & Isabella Van Voast, Hudson & Mary Simons, Hannah & Natalie Richman, and Jessa Schroeder. Leaders present were Hillary...

 

Annette (Olson) Powell

Annette (Olson) Powell, age 76, passed away at her home in Chinook, MT on May 26, 2022. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Kuper Memorial Cemetery in Chinook, MT.... Full story

 

Blaine County Library

Our Summer Reading Program is now underway. The theme this year is Oceans of Possibilities. All kids who register this week will be entered for water themed prizes to be given away on Friday June 3rd. For every 2 hours read, kids can enter their...

 

Harlem Library

The Friends of the Harlem Library Basket Raffle fundraiser is underway! The baskets are on display at the library where you may make your silent bids. The baskets will be at the library through June 7. The finale will be held at the Harlem City Park...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Poetry Jam Deemed a Success

On May 11, the Chinook Senior Center played host to a Poetry Jam. The event, which began at 1:00 p.m., was organized by Lois Butcher and featured ten presenters. Butcher said she worried at first...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    June 1, 2022

Niederegger Clears 6'4" to win Class C High Jump, 'Beeters, Lady Cat Medal at State

The 2021-22 Montana High School Sports year concluded this past Friday and Saturday in Great Falls at the Montana Class B/C Combined State Track & Field Meet. 14 Blaine County athletes, nine from...

 

Blaine County Beacon: Motivated by Anticipation and Self-Investment

Although many people tend to glorify independent business ownership-believing that owning a business grants freedom to determine personal working hours-those individuals may not have a full picture...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Lucky Lil's Gets a Makeover

The Lucky Lil's Casino location in Chinook has a new sign. Workers from CAT Graphics, a commercial sign company based in Great Falls, were onsite removing the old sign and installing a new one on May...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 1, 2022

Harlem Welcomes a New Business

There is a new business operating on Harlem's Main Street. Owned by James and Frances Hodgson, The Corner Hub opened on Wednesday, May 18 with breakfast and lunch items. During their first week open,...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    June 1, 2022

Life in the Fast Lane, Some Folks Just Have to Go Fast

The 'Need for Speed', you either have it or you don't. Some people just like to go fast, and others don't. Going 'fast' is an incredible rush whether you're a fan or not. I don't think there are many...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Volunteers needed to deliver meals from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. any day of the week, the whole week, or every other week, contact Karyn at 406-357-2648. Jackpot Blackout Bingo winner for May 26th was Amy Belle Smith. Nice job. Bingo is played every...

 

Harvey D. Funk

Harvey D. Funk August 20, 1936 – May 13, 2022 Omaha, NE- A Celebration of Life will be held in the family backyard on Saturday, May 28th beginning with a short service with Military Honors at 2pm,... Full story

 

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