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Chinook Public Schools District 10 Election Results

District 10 High School General Fund Levy. Shall the district be authorized to impose an increase in local taxes to support the general fund in the amount of $12,249.80 which is approximately 1.47 mills for the purpose of proper maintenance and...

 

Montana Food Bank Network

This week, the Montana Glacier Family of Banks (First Security Bank Missoula, Glacier Bank, Western Security Bank, Valley Bank Helena, First Security Bank Bozeman and First Bank of Montana) announced a $35,000 gift to the Montana Food Bank Network...

 

Chinook High School Honor Seniors Recognized

Chinook High School continues to recognize the efforts of their honor students. To earn Honor Student status, a senior student must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher. Many of these...

 

Montana Seed Show Scholarship Winners

The Montana Seed show has awarded two scholarships in the amount of $300.00 each for this year to Kristyn Kittson of Harlem, and Angelina Toth of Havre. The scholarships are awarded to individuals...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Zurich Students Reveal Resilience

During this challenging chapter in education while we all navigate the obstacles imposed by the COVID-19 situation, Colleen Overcast, who teaches grades six through eight at Zurich School, wishes to c...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Air National Guard Pays Tribute with a Flyover Route

On May 6, two C-130 airships from the 120th Airlift Wing of the Montana Air National Guard at Great Falls conducted flyovers in 21 Montana cities as a tribute to healthcare workers and first...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Grant Opportunities Available to Schools from the NEA Foundation

In response to educators’ emerging needs for addressing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning, the National Education Association (NEA) Foundation is offering three new grant opportunities: COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant, COV...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Blaine County Producers are Busy Seeding

Blaine County producers are seeding at a feverish pace, trying to get all their crops planted in time. According to the USDA those crops being planted seen some increase and decrease over the course...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Schools Respond to Governor's New Directive and Share Plans for Graduation Ceremonies

Under Governor Steve Bullock’s Directive for a Phased Reopening of Montana, beginning May 7, all schools were given the option to return to in-classroom teaching delivery. However, none of the area schools will be opening their buildings for the...

 
 By Carla Jenewein    News    May 6, 2020

Red Cross Blood Drive - May 12

The Red Cross Blood Drive is Tuesday May 12th at Wallner Hall in Chinook, 337 Ohio Street from 12:30-6PM.  Following is a message from the American Red Cross: “The American Red Cross is so grateful for partners that continue to stand with us...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 6, 2020

Chinook Dental Clinic moving to former Wells Fargo building

On a visit to Chinook a few weeks ago I ran in to Dr. Robert Chaffin who owns and operates the Chinook Dental Clinic. I'd heard Dr. Chaffin had bought the former Wells Fargo building and there were...

 

Northern Montana Hospital receives $12,130 in grant funds from the Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants to Fund Life-Saving Technology to Confront Cardiac Threat from COVID-19

Havre, Montana – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust recently announced a 4.7 multimillion-dollar effort to save the lives of COVID-19 patients and protect the frontline healthcare workers caring for them. The funds received from...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Nonprofit Will Hold Fundraiser to Support Literacy

The Plant a Seed . . . READ Program is holding its Third Annual Fundraising Raffle with a grand prize of $1,500 cash and 32 additional chances to win! With only 500 raffle tickets being sold, a person’s odds at winning increase. The drawing will...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Wear #REDforED Today

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4—May 8, with National Teacher Day being observed on Tuesday, May 5. Given their recent efforts at stepping into a teacher’s role, many parents are more than ready to show their appreciation to teachers....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Humanities Montana Announces Call for Nominations for Montana Center for the Book Prize

On May 1, Humanities Montana announced that nominations are now open for the annual Montana Center for the Book (MCB) Prize. Up to five award-winning programs will receive $1,000 cash in recognition of their creative and wide-reaching literary...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Perspectives from Blaine County Elementary Schools: Challenges and Joys

Although we are all making adjustments in the way we live our lives during the health crisis we are facing, many people have performed as heroes. Some of those acts of heroism are small, like having...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Meadowlark Third Graders Are Published Authors

The twenty-four students in Mrs. Emily Scofield’s third grade classroom can now say that they will be published authors. They were selected to be published in the 2020 edition of Young American Poetry Digest. The final step in the publishing...

 

REMINDER: Meals available for students

Buses at Chinook Meadowlark are being loaded to deliver to children ages 1-18. Pick up at the Meadowlark school for breakfast is 9-10 and lunch is 12-1, according to Chrissy Downs. Both meals are...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    April 29, 2020

37 Days: Paradise to Pandemic for Frank and Bettie Barber

It could be that once in a lifetime chance to get away that you spent a lifetime planning or at the very least thought about. Now it is on the presuppose of the trip actually taking place and the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 29, 2020

Re-Opening the Big Sky

Under Governor Steve Bullock's Phased Reopening of Montana, retail businesses were allowed to reopen their doors on Monday, April 27, and become operational with reduced capacity. Some Blaine County...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 29, 2020

Schools Will Make Key Decisions This Week

Under Governor Steve Bullock’s Directive for a Phased Reopening of Montana, beginning May 7, all schools have the option to return to in-classroom teaching delivery. Despite that option, Chinook School District’s Superintendent, Darin Hannum...

 

Blaine County Health Department: COVID -19 Update - Phase One

The Blaine County Health Department, the Board of Health (consisting of the three Blaine County commissioners and two appointed community members), and the Health Officer are acutely aware of the public health emergency that is ongoing with pandemic...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 29, 2020

Photo Sessions Offered for Mother's Day Gift Giving

On May 1 and May 2, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Shores Floral & Gift will be hosting photographer Adrianna Standiford from Images by Adrianna, who will be set up in the greenhouse to photograph children and families, just in time for Mother’s...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 29, 2020

Stay at Home Directive Lifted

In a press conference on Wednesday, April 22, Governor Steve Bullock issued a Directive that provides guidelines for a Phased Reopening of Montana. The Directive establishes guidance applicable to all three phases and specifically provides direction...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 29, 2020

Harlem and Chinook Look Ahead to Swim Season

Since the beginning of April, the City of Chinook has advertised openings for the positions of Swimming Pool Manager and Lifeguard at Chinook City Pool. That they have had no applicants to date is...

 

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