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 By Kody Farmer    News    November 13, 2019 

Honoring all who served on Veterans Day, thank you!

Veterans at Chinook High School are greeted by students. Celebrations to honor all or our local Veterans, past and present, took place all over Blaine County on Monday, November 11. The Meadowlark...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 13, 2019 

Frank Pehrson reflects on his time with the 57th Bomber Wing, American Legion and more

"The Greatest Generation" is a term most of us are familiar with and multiple internet searches on a accurate description of this group follows this general consensus, "The Greatest Generation is a...

 

USDA Invests $1.65 Million in Chinook Water Infrastructure

USDA is providing Chinook with a $865,000 grant and a $789,000 loan to improve water distribution. The project will replace fire hydrants and valves, and construct a new bulk water station, improving the water flow and ability to fight a fire. Craig...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 13, 2019 

Best Colleges and Universities in Montana List for 2020 Published

The Bobcat and Grizzly rivalry has quite a following in Blaine County, and now rivals will have yet another reason for bragging rights. Montana State University–Bozeman was recently named the number one school in Montana for 2020. With 2.4 fewer...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library is hosting guest speaker Bob Quinn Nov. 19 with a free supper at 6 P.M. with his presentation to follow at 7 P.M. Quinn in an organic farmer from Big Sandy who has written the book “Grain by Grain.” He is the founder...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 13, 2019 

Pheasant Hunt Proceeds Fund Travel for American FFA Degree Recipients

BCJ News Every year around the first weekend of November, pheasant hunters congregate in Blaine County to support the Chinook Chapter of the FFA. Frank Overcast, Tim Wynne, and Mark Velk organize the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 13, 2019 

Shores Floral to Hold Holiday Open House This Sunday

This Sunday, November 17, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Shores Floral and Gift will hold its annual Holiday Open House. Owner of the floral and gift shop, Bonnie Weber invites everyone to join her...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 13, 2019 

Lexington Principal Spreads Humor in the World of Education

Nine teachers from the Chinook School District travelled to Boise, Idaho, earlier this month to attend professional development with Gerry Brooks on November 2. The program was a stop on Brooks'...

 
 By Janice Gilham    News    November 13, 2019 

Harlem Elementary ROARing Students of the Week

Harlem Elementary has chosen first grader, Kyleigh Cochran, and Mrs. Bear's entire fifth grade class, as this week's ROARing students. Kyleigh received an award from the prize case, and Mrs. Bear's...

 
 By Joshlynn Morgan    News    November 13, 2019 

Hays/Lodge Pole Elementary October Students of the Month!

Hays/Lodge Pole Elementary Thunderbird Students of the Month for October are: Russell Plain Feather (6th grade), Shaydyn Blount (5th grade), Kardell HasTheEagle (4th grade), Landen King (3rd grade),...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 13, 2019 

MAT Hosting Third 24-Hour Play Festival and Seeking Participants in January Production

Montana Actors’ Theater (MAT) is looking for individuals interested in taking part in their 24-Hour Play Festival which will be held November 15-16. This is the third year that MAT will host the event. On Friday, November 15, all participants who a...

 

Harlem ROARing Teachers of the Month

Kindergarten teacher, Mr. Orsborn, and sixth grade instructor, Ms. Landre, have been chosen as Harlem Elementary's ROARing Teachers for the month of October. Mr. Orsborn and Ms. Landre always strive...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    November 13, 2019 

New Mexico: 47 Hi-Line Travelers visit the "Land of Enchantment"

Columnist's note: Forty-seven Hi-Line Travelers recently visited the Land of Enchantment with extended time in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was the third coach trip for the group made up...

 

Chinook Junior High Exploratory Agriculture Students Inform us on Noxious Weeds

Robin Allen, a CHS Educator has assigned each of her Junior high students in Exploratory Agriculture a noxious weed to research. Their job is to be able to recognize noxious weeds as well as educate others on how to eradicate and stop the spread of...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Spooktacular Hay Bale creations join in the Halloween celebration

We have all seen them, hay bales painted and turned into clever caricatures. The 'What the Hay' display around the Denton-Geyser-Stanford area attracted visitors for years. Often times just driving...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Communities, Schools set to honor those who serve on Veterans Day, November 11

The veterans of the United States Military are honored annually on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11:11 in the morning in celebrations around the country as we celebrate Veterans Day and honor all those who have served or are currently ser...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Get Involved: Greenlight a Vet program continues its mission

WHAT IS GREENLIGHT A VET? America’s veterans are some of our nation’s bravest, hardest-working men and women. However, it’s hard to show them the appreciation they deserve when, back home and out of uniform, they’re more camouflaged than...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 6, 2019

Early Registration Is Open for Chinook Volunteer Fire Department Coyote Hunt Hunt set to take place December 6-8

Although the First Annual Chinook Volunteer Fire Department Coyote Hunt won’t take place until December 6-8, early registration is now open, and all proceeds will stay with the local fire department. Registration will close on November 20. The even...

 
 By Lowell Long    News    November 6, 2019

The American Legion in Chinook turns 100

For the past year, The American Legion has been celebrating the fact that it has been around for 100 years. The centennial began at the National Convention in 2018 in Minneapolis, MN and concluded at the National Convention in Indianapolis, IN in...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 6, 2019

80s FLASHBACK Celebrated at MSU-N Food Services on Halloween

The Food Court at MSU-Northern went back to the 80s this year for Halloween by featuring food and prices from that era. The menu included a Cheeseburger Combo for $4.00, six-piece Chicken Nugget Combo for $3.00, and a Themed Buffet for $7.95,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 6, 2019

National FFA Convention Celebrates Accomplishments and Inspires Futures

By Donna L. Miller BCJ News Not only the Chinook Chapter of the FFA but FFA members nationwide converged on Indianapolis from October 30-November 2 to attend the 92nd National FFA Convention and...

 

Suicide Prevention Coloring/Drawing Contest Voting Closes November 19th at 5:00 pm

The Local Advisory Council on Mental Health for Blaine County sponsored their 4th annual suicide prevention coloring and drawing contest in September. The finalists in the contest's 4 categories are...

 

Harlem Elementary ROARing

November 1st marked the end of Red Ribbon Week at Harlem Elementary, and was also an extra special, one time only drawing for 10 lucky ROARing students. Each winner was awarded an individual pizza...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    November 6, 2019

"Major eco-threat may be coming from the north"

Columnist's note: A few weeks ago a neighbor asked me to attend a meeting in Sweet Grass about feral swine. The invasive critters are also called feral pigs, wild hogs, razorbacks, Eurasian boars and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 6, 2019

Tiki Barber Broadcast Tonight in Hensler Auditorium

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) chapter advisers, Dr. Kris Bruckerhoff and Dr. Cristy Osburn of MSU-Northern (MSUN) invite anyone interested to tonight's speaker broadcast with...

 

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