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Articles from the July 14, 2021 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    July 14, 2021

Fire Season in Full Swing in Blaine County

Fire season is definitely upon us here along the Hi-line. This past week a number of fires forced local volunteer fire departments and landowners, as well as State and Federal officials, to jump into...

 By Steve Edwards    News    July 14, 2021

Iconic water tower is now a memory

In the late spring I was walking along Stephens Road that borders the Kuper Memorial Cemetery northwest of Chinook. I noticed some construction equipment and workers around the water tower located on...

 By Kody Farmer    News    July 14, 2021

Blaine County Courtroom Installs New State of the Art Sound System

Despite being the largest courtroom in the Seventeenth Judicial District the Blaine County courtroom was the only one without a sound system installed. Recently that changed, "This is something new, b...

 By Carla Jenewein    News    July 14, 2021

SEVERE SHORTAGE ALERT: Healthy blood donors critically needed.

Right now, blood donations are leaving the shelves faster than they’re coming in. That means patients are at risk for delayed surgeries or treatment. Please hurry to book your next appointment! The Chinook community will host a community blood...


Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for July is to read a book featuring an animal. Summer Reading programming continues through the third week of July. Story Time in the Park will meet July 20 at 10 A.M. Sidewalk STEAM for elementary students will be...

 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    July 14, 2021

Hogeland Happenings

On July 4th, Wayne and Mary Ellen Deloach attended church in Hogeland and then spent the afternoon in Turner for the fun parade and the Firemen’s picnic. Lots of good food and visiting with friends. Thank you one and all! Sandy Beck and Susan...


Robert "Big Rob" Snell Sr. "MATO"

Robert "Big Rob" Snell Sr. "Mato" given by Isabell Wing, Born 9/8/71 at Ft Belknap Montana, passed away 7/4/21 Ft Belknap Montana. Robert is the son of Late Robert "Beenaferd" Wing and Maryellen... Full story


Richard "Dick" Jergesen

Richard "Dick" Jergesen, 78, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021 of natural causes at home in his favorite recliner with Mary Satterfield at his side. Dick was born May 15, 1943 in Bremerton, WA, son... Full story


Death Notice: Danny Zinn

Danny Zinn, 65, passed away on July 6, 2021 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls MT, A graveside service will be held on July 17, 2021 at 1:00pm at the Kuper Memorial Park Cemetery in Chinook MT. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wilderness Funeral Homes... Full story


Blaine County Library

Rebecca Stroh was our Summer Reading guest last week and she read to the kids and talked about being a Rodeo Queen. We thank Rebecca for taking time to come to the library! We missed a thank you to...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 14, 2021

After a week off, Harlem and Chinook Swim Teams Return to the Pool

After taking a week off to celebrate Independence Day and spend the Fourth of July weekend with family and friends, the Chinook Lions ans Harlem Swim Teams were back in the pool this past weekend....

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 14, 2021

'Beeter Volleyball Team in Billings, Competing at the Big Sky State Games

The Chinook Sugarbeeter Volleyball team came together to form a single team with the availability to compete at the Big Sky State Games in Billings this past weekend. Because of the age disparity...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 14, 2021

Full Field of 26 Teams Compete in the Harshman Memorial Golf Tournament at Chinook Course

The Chinook Golf and Country Club hosted 26 teams in the Annual Maurice Harshman Memorial Golf Tournament this past Saturday. This event has grown through the years and with the tandem of Mike...


Harlem Library

In the good old summer time it’s great to stop at your community library! Are you looking for a new book or magazine to read? How about an audio book for that trip? Mobile hotspots connect you with the internet wherever there is cell service. The...


Guest Column: Russ Tempel

Time has been going very fast with function after function all summer. Some of the activities are related to my work with the Senate, some family get-togethers, and a couple of fun things just for Judy and me. For the Senate, Senator Mike Lang put...


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