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Articles from the October 19, 2022 edition


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  • Chinook Volunteer Fire Department holds Demonstration with Meadowlark Students

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    Chinook Third Grade Teacher, Amanda Davies approached National Fire Prevention week by taking a look back and reviving a popular exercise from the past. "Before Covid we used to do a similar style of education for the students as the one we just did. Last year we had the firefighters stop in each class and give a presentation. Many people had expressed interest in bringing back the more hands on drill." Amanda visited with her Husband Ian, a Lieutenant with the Chinook Volunteer Fire Department...

  • Commercial Building Handicap Accessible After Recent Work Being Completed

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building provides a huge service to the community and has done so for nearly three decades. The building has hosted a number of receptions, banquets, weddings, social events and any other gathering one can think of. "We have several upcoming events on the books for the near future," stated Blaine County Fairboard Fair Manager, Debbie Ramberg. "The Chinook Volunteer Fire Department will use the building as Headquarters for their Annual Coyote Hunt on...

  • Sweet Home Out & About: Residents Attend CHS Homecoming Parade, BBQ at Park

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The Sweet Home staff, along with all of its residents have sure enjoyed the final weeks of summer as well as the start of fall. The mornings are a bit cooler now, but the afternoons are still plenty warm and more than comfortable enough for the residents to get out and enjoy events in the community. The month of September began with the Chinook High School Homecoming Parade, and the Sweet Home was thrilled to be in attendance. A small group of residents were more than happy to board the bus and...

  • Blaine County Library

    Oct 19, 2022

    The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting Monday October 31, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. Elle has put together several book displays for the month of October. There are plenty of thrills and chills to choose, from the slightly scary to the downright frightful! October is Cyber Security Month. We are planning to have Triangle come next month to do an Internet Security Training. We’ll have details on that soon. The library is going to do Hassle Free Christmas this year, however it w...

  • Hogeland Happenings

    Jane Krass|Oct 19, 2022

    Crystal Grabofsky took Loretta Beck to Great Falls on Monday for a doctor appointment. Darwin Zellmer was a lunch guest at the Wally Beck home on Tuesday. Susan Billmayer visited Monday with Jane Krass and Linda Hauge at Jane’s. Duane Klindworth visited with Wally Beck on Wednesday morning. Visitors in the afternoon were Ryle and Patty Simons and Linda Pederson. The Big Flat 4-H’ers began their new year with a meeting on Sunday, October 16th in Turner. Wally and Loretta Beck attended the Junior High Jamboree in Turner on Saturday. Hilary visite...

  • Journal Jots

    Oct 19, 2022

    Harlem Library Children’s programs are up and running. Storytime for littles ones ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers is held on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. Elementary students in grades K-6 are invited to After School Squad STEAM activities on Wednesdays at 3:30. Lego Club for all ages is on Thursdays at 3:30. Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult. If you completed the September Book Challenge let the library know. October’s Book Challenge is to read a paperback book. Friends of the Pool & Park Hello citizens of Chinook! The Friends of the...

  • Rodney Mark Smith

    Oct 19, 2022

    Rodney Mark Smith, better known as Rod, Hot Rod, or Rod Almighty, passed away Friday, October 7, 2022, while working the trade he loved, Auto Body, leaving all of his family and friends behind too soon. He will be greatly missed by us all on the pool table, golf course, paint booth, and of course The Shanty. Rodney was born July 31, 1966 in Helena, MT. He later graduated with the class of 1984 from Big Fork High School. During his career, he worked as an Auto Body Technician for Scott's Auto... Full story

  • Janet Hall

    Oct 19, 2022

    Janet Hall made her journey home on October 13, 2022, at the age of 82, while surrounded by loved ones at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home. She had fought a couragous and valiant battle with Alzheimer' s. Janet was born on June 7th, 1940 to William and Greta Bogert. She grew up with her parents and three siblings on their family farm in Paradise Valley between Chinook and Harlem. On Christmas Eve in 1956, Janet married her life long partner, Ira Hall, while he was home on leave from the Army. Ove... Full story

  • Chinook Senior Center

    Karyn Higgins|Oct 19, 2022

    We have respite funds available, to find out if you qualify contact Karyn at 406-357-2648 or come to the Senior Center to pick up a form. Are you a caretaker for your spouse? or a neighbor? or a friend? Do you drive them to Dr. appointments out of town? If so, call Karyn about Respite. 406-357-2648 Thank you to Erica Smith for the dishrag donation. Thank you to Donna Murdy for the Aloe Vera plant. The center could use some more grocery bags if you have extra, thank you. Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and anyone is welcome to join u...

  • Blaine County Honors 2022 Seniors for Fall Sports

    Oct 19, 2022

    Blaine County Congratulates all 2023 Seniors!...

  • Blaine County Honors 2022 Seniors for Fall Sports

    Oct 19, 2022

    Blaine County Journal Congratulates all 2023 Seniors!...

  • HOMECOMING ON THE BIG FLAT

    Diana Moloney|Oct 19, 2022

    A great time was held a couple weekends ago on the Big Flat when the Turner School celebrated Homecoming festivities all week long. The week was kicked off with various dress up days at school and all students asked to participate. A favorite always seems to be Pajama Day, and two new ones added to the week were Patriotic Days and Western Days. It concluded with the traditional Green and White Day where students were invited to wear their school colors. The grand finale was on Friday where...

  • Blaine County Honors 2022 Seniors for Fall Sports

    Oct 19, 2022

    Blaine County News Journal congratulates 2023 Seniors!...

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Get Your PINK Out!

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    Blaine County students did their part to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month this past week. The Chinook Sugarbeeter Volleyball team held their 'Pack the Place Pink Night' this past Thursday during their final home match of the season. The Harlem Lady Cats held a Pink & Royal Blue Day on Saturday in their home finale with Wolf Point in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as Colon Cancer. The Lady Cats had a 'Free Will' donation jar at the entrance with monies going to the...

  • 'Beeters, Wildcats and Thunderbirds Head to Missoula for State Cross Country

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The Chinook Sugarbeeters, Harlem Wildcats and Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds concluded the Cross County regular season this past Friday at the Wildcat Invitational in Harlem. The Wildcats recognized the efforts of their four seniors prior to getting races started Saturday morning. The Wildcat invitational was set up at the Harlem Golf Course just south of town and provided a fantastic setup for runners to challenge themselves as they head to the State Cross Country Meet in Missoula this Saturday....

  • 'Beeters Can't Slowdown Belt in 46-12 Loss, Face Ennis in First Round Playoff Game

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The 7-1 Chinook Sugarbeeters saw their seven game win streak come to an end this past Friday with a 46-12 setback to the 8-0 Belt Huskies. The contest pitted the two top teams in the Northern C battling it out for the North No. 1 seed in the Montana Class C Eight-man Football playoffs set to get underway on Saturday, October 29. The Sugarbeeters were already guaranteed a spot in the playoffs but were looking to cap off an undefeated season on their home field. Prior to the start of the contest...

  • 'Beeters Extend Win Streak to 10, Sweep Box Elder at Home, Slam Highwood 3-1

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The Chinook Sugarbeeters are on a roll as the team heads into the final week of regular season action. Chinook cruised past Box Elder in their home finale on Thursday, defeating the Bears in straight sets. Saturday the 'Beeters were on the road to take on the Highwood Mountaineers, a team they struggled against in their first meeting. Chinook turned the tables on the Mountaineers Saturday with a 3-1 win to close the gap on the District 7C front runners and stretch their match win streak to 10....

  • Lady Cat's Struggles Continue, Drop Three Matches

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The Harlem Wildcats continue to play well at times but still struggle to close out sets late. Harlem struggled on the road against the Malta M-ettes last Tuesday and then again on Thursday in Whitewater against the North Country Mavericks losing both matches in straight sets. Saturday, they won their first set in five matches against the visiting Wolf Point Wolves but fell 3-1 in the match. Tuesday in Malta things started off promising for the Lady Cats. Senior Mylah Rider found an empty spot...

  • Hays/L.P. Falls in Centerville

    Kody Farmer|Oct 19, 2022

    The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbird Volleyball team closed out its regular season this week. Saturday the team made the trip to Centerville to take on the Miners. Tuesday the Thunderbirds hosted the Chinook Sugarbeeters in their regular season finale. Saturday in Centerville the Thunderbirds continued to challenge opponents to play hard but again failed to win a set. Junior, Alliya Pretty Paint served up an Ace in set one to keep the Thunderbirds close, 8-13 before falling 25-13 to the Miners. In set number two a big swing from Pretty Paint...