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Articles from the December 9, 2020 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    December 9, 2020

'Tis the Season for Giving

For the past fifteen years or more, the December newsletter at Meadowlark Elementary School has carried an announcement about packing Santa's Sleigh with food donations. It also alerts parents of...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 9, 2020

Chinook gets 'All Dahl'd Up' as Womans Clothing Store Opens

The Parade of Lights, a staple of the Holiday Season in Chinook, was downsized considerably due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but it still included something new. On Friday, November 27, a new business...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 9, 2020

Chinook's Wishing Tree Will Display Hopes and Desires of Area Residents

With loss so prevalent-whether considering incomes, people, routines, security, connections, or comforts-and with risk quite literally in the air we breathe, the Friends of the Pool and Park Foundatio...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 9, 2020

Turner Public School Receives Additional COVID Relief Funding

Turner Public School District has received two separate COVID Relief Grants, one from the Governor’s office and another from the Montana Department of Health and Human Services. Both grants will enhance educational opportunities for students in the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 9, 2020

Community Christmas Dinner is Set! Get Your Orders In by December 21

After nearly 40 years of a highly successful Chinook Community Thanksgiving Dinner the crew has decided to expand for 2020. Betty and Mark Billmayer, Jay Eslick, Kathy O’Brien and the whole crew are proud to announce that they will be doing a...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Ready for some holiday cheer? Tune in to Christmas with Carly and Colleen each Thurs. in Dec. at 1 P.M. on Facebook Live for holiday stories old new. The Book Challenge for Dec. is to read a book on a library display. Check out our...

 

Letters to the Editor: Thom MacLean & Samantha French

Dear BCJ readers, In October, Blaine County Museum lost our board chairman, Stuart “Scott” MacKenzie. Since his passing, we have received many notes of condolence, and the museum board asked me to share the following message sent to us by former...

 

Brittany Ann Tucker

She was born Brittany Ann Tucker on September 24th, 1986, one of three children born to Gary D Tucker, and Tarri L Lester. She did her early schooling in Harlem, Montana, graduated from 8th grade... Full story

 

Mary Ann Williams

Mary Ann passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on December 1, 2020. Mary Ann was born March 31, 1932 in Turner Montana to Leo and Elizabeth Cichosz. She grew up in... Full story

 

Robert "Bobcat" William Azure

Robert "Bobcat" Azure, age 64, passed away on November 25, 2020 due to COVID-19 related illness at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, MT. Robert "Bobcat" Azure was born July 4, 1956 at Fort Belknap... Full story

 

Chinook Senior Center

I have to say this is the longest autumn weather that we have had in years. The ice on the walks and streets could go away, I’m sure nobody would miss it. While it may be windy, nothing new to us, the temperature has been pretty agreeable on most d...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 9, 2020

It's Here! Steve Edwards has Published His First Book 'Notes From the Sweet Grass Hills'

Steve and Sherry Edwards moved to Chinook in December of 2013. Soon thereafter Sherry walked through the doors of the Blaine County Journal News Opinion with Steve a few steps behind. She asked Keith...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 9, 2020

Harlem Elementary Celebrates ROARing Students of the Week and Teachers of the Month

As is their tradition, Harlem Elementary School officials have selected two staff members for the month of November and nine students for the last week of November in their quest to honor...

 

Harlem Library

Christmas with Carly and Colleen is presented each Thursday at 1 P.M. on Facebook Live. We will be sharing holiday stories old and new and ideas for Christmas crafts. Please like the Harlem Public Library Facebook page to be able watch. The Book...

 

Caring & Compassionate: Betty Billmayer and Jana Hauer Make Blaine County a Better Place

We are now into our third installment of recognizing individuals in the community that give so much of themselves to help make our communities a great place to live. We have set our focus on those...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2020

Winter Sports Begin Practice After Start Was Pushed Back 3 Weeks

Winter sports are back in full swing after having the start of the season pushed back three weeks. The Montana High School Association Executive Board issued a press release on November 4, 2020, explaining the reasoning behind the decision. In the...

 

Jacob Metcalf, Mason Ramos and Erik Pula add to our list of successful hunters

The Montana Big Game regular season concluded the last weekend of November, but with local youth hunters having so much success we needed a few extra weeks to get all their stories told. This week we...

 

MDT and Schellinger Construction cease Lohman E/W work for winter shutdown

Chinook, MT: Work on US 2 between Havre and Chinook is substantially complete as of this week. Crews have finished paving the highway mainline, and have placed interim pavement markings, delineation, and guardrail for the project. Some permanent...

 

Jeff Finley Participates in MSU-Northern "Deck the Hall" Competition

The MSU-Northern Foundation has launched its first-ever Deck the Halls Competition and Fundraiser! Thirteen houses are competing for who has the best holiday light display. Jeff Finley, owner of...

 

Gradually Joy Will Replace Grief at Sweet Home

Many tears were shed and stories swapped in remembrance of the ten family members lost from Sweet Memorial Nursing Home due to the invasion of COVID-19. As the staff and administration of the Home mov...

 

Blaine County Library

Blaine County Library will be closed Thursday December 24th and Friday December 25th in observance of Christmas. In the spirit of Christmas, we would like to thank the many patrons who have generously donated to the library. A shout out to Bridget...

 

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