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Articles from the September 1, 2021 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    September 1, 2021

Blue Moon Illuminates the Night Sky

Although "once in a blue moon" is an idiom that refers to something extremely rare in occurrence, that poetic phrase doesn't really make scientific sense. After all, blue moons are not so rare. The...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 1, 2021

Fisher Reminisces about Her Eighteen Years at Chinook Pharmacy

After eighteen years of service to Chinook Pharmacy, Darla Fisher is moving to Helena. To celebrate her service, Kelcey and Nancy Diemert invited the public to stop by 300 Indiana Street on August 26...

 

Project to preserve veterans' headstones nears completion

A project to stabilize headstones of veterans buried in Kuper Cemetery (northwest of Chinook) and Alice Nash Cemetery (south Blaine County) will soon be completed. The project involved making and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 1, 2021

New Doctor in Town

There's a new doctor in town, and he's looking forward to helping people care for their animals. Seth Phillips, DVM, recently accepted a position with Blaine County Veterinary Service. His first day...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Contact the library if you have completed the Book Challenge for Aug. September’s Book Challenge is to read the first book you touch on a shelf with your eyes closed! The library will be closed Labor Day, Sept. 6. Book Club members...

 

Reminder in the Field this Hunting Season: Be a Good Steward of the Land

Every hunting season, there are reports of vandalizing of Block Management Area (BMA) boxes, hunters driving off road, trespassing, hunters being shot over, littering, livestock being shot, and more. With upland bird and mourning dove seasons beginni...

 

Work on new addition has begun at Blaine County Wildlife Museum

"Journal" readers may have seen the earthmoving equipment working along the north side of the Blaine County Wildlife Museum. That activity is part of the site preparation for a new addition to the...

 

Hogeland Happening

Jordan, Elissa, Caleb, Brady, and Gracie Zellmer attended the wedding of their niece/cousin Melissa Hiniker and Garrett Lee this past weekend in Hogeland. Congratulations to the newlyweds! Sympathy is extended from the Big Flat community to the...

 

Hattie Marie Bretzke

Hattie Marie Bretzke, age 95, passed away due to natural causes at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at...

 

Gregory Morris Powderface

Gregory Morris Powderface, Not-tzi-nit-da "White horn" died of natural causes on August 21, 2021. He was born to Ivin Lee Powderface and Marilyn Julia Gone in Missoula, MT on May 24th, 1968. He...

 

Death Notice: Lila K. Brown

Lila K. Brown, 75, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital on Thursday, August 26, 2021. Wake services will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 29, 2021, and will continue until her funeral service, which will be at 10:00...

 

Harlem Library

The library is planning to begin in person programs in September. The Book Club members may pick up the new selection “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks September 7-10 at the library. The first discussion will be Monday, September 13, 4 P.M. in the...

 

Blaine County Library

Blaine County Library will be closed Monday September 3rd in observance of Labor Day. Our Fall programs will begin Tuesday September 7th. Mondays will be Hangout for grades 7 and 8 from 3:30 to 4:30. Story Time for ages 6 and under will be Tuesdays a...

 

Don't Seek Revenge - Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, a while back, a friend shared about bearing a grudge against one of your children who was one of their friends, adding that hanging onto bitterness and keeping alive grudges is truly consuming work. She was exhausted and really...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 1, 2021

Harlem Junior/Senior High School Hires Five New Faculty Members

Ambitious, dedicated, passionate, and goal-oriented are some of the attributes that describe the newest members of the teaching faculty at Harlem Junior/Senior High School. Principal, Bonnie Nesslar...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 1, 2021

Zurich Welcomes New K-2 Teacher

When Zurich Elementary School students returned to their classrooms, saying goodbye to carefree summer days on August 18, they encountered a new teacher. Hired in late May, Mrs. Brooke Pruttis will...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 1, 2021

Stuker Receives Recognition for Years of Service

The Montana Telecommunications Association held its 2021 Annual Meeting on August 23-25 at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana. While attending that annual meeting, Rich Stuker, Triangle...

 

'Beeters Roll Past Big Sandy, Centerville with Identical 3-0 Sweeps to start the Season

The 2021 High School Volleyball season is finally underway. After weeks of practice, running, doing drills and playing each other, teams across the state finally had the opportunity to compete. The...

 

Lady Cat Volleyball Team performs well at Season Opining Malta Invitational

The Harlem Lady Cats were more than ready to get their 2021 Volleyball season started in Malta this past weekend. The Lady Cats sent both their Junior Varsity and Varsity teams to compete in the...

 

Conner wins Debut MMA Bout at LOD4

Chinook's Austen Conner wins his debut Mixed Martial Arts fight Saturday night in Havre. Austen is a 2014 Chinook High School graduate who got in the Octagon with Havre's Kaleb Shafer. The pair mixed...

 

'Beeters Storm Back to Thump Park City 40-24, Take on Shelby This Friday

The Chinook Sugarbeeters began their 2021 Eight-player football season this past Saturday when they welcomed the Park City Panthers to town. The game was a non-conference tilt, which normally...

 

Harlem Wildcats Win Eight Player Debut, Outlast Lodge Grass Indians 60-52

The Harlem Wildcats were able to find an opponent at the last moment and began their first Eight-player season this past Saturday at home versus the Lodge Grass Indians. In a high scoring affair it...

 

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