Christmas Past, Then & Now
December 21, 2022
The Holiday season is a joyous time, and after a couple years of pandemic related issues the season is again being celebrated across the county. The Community Dinner was record setting, schools are holding Christmas concerts and holiday themed events are happening in Chinook, Harlem, Fort Belknap, Hays, Lodge Pole and Turner. The Holiday spirit seems alive and well.
The Holidays weren't always relevant in Blaine County, especially 100 years ago when Christmas and Thanksgiving seemed to be more of an afterthought. Looking through the four issues of the paper published in December of 1922 on...