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 By Kody Farmer    News    October 28, 2020 

Blaine County Experiences Record Breaking Cold

As far as the first snow of the fall season Blaine County has been hit hard in recent years. We all remember 'Snowmageddon" the last weekend of September 2017. Record snowfall on trees full of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 28, 2020 

Chinook Schools Will Implement Early Dismissal Fridays in November

Superintendent of Chinook Public Schools, Darin Hannum wishes to inform families and the community about the new early dismissal that will happen on Fridays. Starting November 13, as approved by School District #10 School Board at the October 13...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 28, 2020 

Students Battle for the Crunch Off Crown

Aubree Roth, the Montana Farm to School Coordinator and Montana Team Nutrition Program Member from Bozeman, invited all schools involved with Farm to School and Team Nutrition Programs to participate...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 28, 2020 

Chinook Community Chest Fund Drive

This year’s Community Chest Fund Drive in Chinook has had to undergo some major reconfiguration due to the COVID-19 pandemic that we are all to familiar with. The Community Chest Fund Drive typically takes place in May and is a great source of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 28, 2020 

Montana Community Foundation Announces Grant Program

With support from First Interstate Bank, Montana Community Foundation (MCF) is proud to announce the grant program, ReImagine What Is Possible. As one of the twenty-five communities who participated in the Reimagining Rural Virtual Gathering,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 28, 2020 

Two Chinook FFA Members Will Be Honored at National FFA Virtual Convention

At 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, the National FFA organization dropped the gavel on its 93rd National FFA Convention & Exposition. During the American Degree Ceremony on Wednesday, October 28...

 

Town Pump fundraiser helping food banks serve in crisis

With demand for food bank services surging in Montana during the pandemic, the Town Pump Charitable Foundation is matching $750,000 in contributions during its 19th annual fundraising campaign for food banks across Montana, including the Chinook...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 28, 2020 

2020 Montana Youth Election Opens Tomorrow

Earlier this month, Secretary of State Corey Stapleton and Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced that the 2020 Montana Youth Election will take place on October 29. All...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 28, 2020 

Part II: Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductions

When the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame (MCHF) and Western Heritage Center (WHC) announced the thirteenth class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame earlier this month, long-time Chinook re...

 

Blaine County Health - Mask Up

The Blaine County Health Department and the Blaine County Incident Command is providing this as an educational reminder regarding the wearing of face masks. With the rising numbers in Blaine County, we are reaching out to our partners across the... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

Second Annual Trunk or Treat Scheduled

Chinook's 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat will be held on the 400 and 500 block of Indiana Street (Main Street) on Saturday, October 31. Lineup will be from 5:30-6:00 p.m., and the event will take place...

 

Montana Election Administrators are Committed to Safe and Secure Elections

We serve voters by ensuring their qualifications are valid, their information is accurate, and that they have equitable, unobstructed access to voting. We protect the integrity of the election by ensuring that every valid ballot that is timely...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 21, 2020

SAAM Coalition taking back unwanted prescription drugs: October 24 at Havre Police Department and Blaine County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Substance Abuse and Misuse (SAAM) Coalition, in partnership with the Hill and Blaine County DUI Task Forces and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will provide the public the opportunity to...

 

2021 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship Now Open for Applications

HELENA, MT- The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 21, 2020

Free Webinar for Business – Contracting Your Goods and Services with the State of Montana

Wednesday, October 21, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be offering a free webinar on how to contract goods and services with the State of Montana. Each year the State of Montana has numerous contracts...

 

Tristan Billmayer Memorial Mental Health Field Scholarship Winners

The family of Tristan Billmayer is pleased to announce two winners of the 2020 Mental Health Field Scholarship in the amount of $500 each. Kiera Miller, a 2016 graduate of North Star High School is...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 21, 2020

USS Montana Cookbook

The USS Montana (SSN 794) is the US Navy's newest nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine. This Virginia Class vessel will be commissioned for service in approximately one to two years. The commissioning process is a big deal, a lesson I learned when...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

Blaine County Participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month falls in October in countries across the world. Such a designation helps to increase attention and support for the early detection and treatment of this disease. Although disease knows no holiday and efforts to combat...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

Halloween-Themed Writing Contest Available to K-12 Writers

With Halloween creeping up on us, Jeff Puryear, the Manager of Montana Young Writers, announced the most recent task in a line-up of writing contests for students in Montana: Tales from Halloween....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

STEM Companies Want Western Aerospace Scholars

Student applications for the Western Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program are available now, and the junior level program application is due by October 30, 2020. Presented in two phases, WAS is an online distance learning course and a summer experience...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductions

nd Western Heritage Center (WHC) announced the thirteenth class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. Those announcements included Turner resident Lzetta Martha (Combes) Halingstad and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

Beef Is on the Menu in Area Schools

As part of the Montana Beef to School Project, two schools in Blaine County will be the recipients of local beef, which their cooks will use in meal preparation and serve in their school cafeterias. This practice provides economic support for local...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 21, 2020

Humanities Montana Is Seeking Nominations

Humanities Montana is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Humanities Awards. These awards recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate excellence in the public humanities. Leaders in the public humanities engage their...

 

Drop 5 Complete, Water is again moving to the Milk River

For the first time since May 19 water is running through Drop 5 of the St. Mary's Diversion. Project Manager Jennifer Patrick stated, "At about 3:15 (Saturday, August 10) the Drop 5 structure ran...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 14, 2020

Small Group Develops Robust Ideas

In conjunction with several sponsors, the Blaine County Extension Service hosted the second session of the Re-imagining Rural Virtual Gathering. The meeting was held on September 29 at the Triple E Meeting Room in Chinook. The session proctor and...

 

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