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 By Heather Wolery    News    August 16, 2017 

Big Sandy Schools Head back August 21

It’s my favorite time of year...buying new school supplies, getting new school clothes, new haircuts, decorating my classroom (although this year it was decorating my office) hearing the football and volleyball kids at practice, and all the...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 16, 2017 

Chouteau County Fair Update

Don’t miss the annual Chouteau County fair this year held on August 18, 19 and 20. Of course the fun begins way before that as there is a Harvest Dinner Cook off at 6pm on August 17 that includes a free feed and many harvest samples that cooks have...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 16, 2017 

Swimming Pool; a busy place to be

When the Big Sandy swimming pool closes for the season the 20th Of August, pool workers will mark one of the busiest seasons ever for that pool according to pool manager Leslie Gregory. What is the...

 

Tips for Students Moving to College

(StatePoint) Moving into your own place is a milestone that makes you feel like a grown-up. And with the new school year approaching, you may be thinking about signing a lease for your first apartment or sharing a house with roommates. So now what? A...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    August 16, 2017 

Green Acres

Top Yielding Winter Wheat Varieties for Chouteau County MSU Agriculture research centers have three test plots for winter wheat in Chouteau County. Research plots are managed by MSU Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center (WTARC) south of the...

 

DPHHS urges caution regarding rabies and bats

Recent events impacting groups with potential bat exposures are prompting state and local public health officials to remind Montanans of the risk of bat exposures, especially at night when sleeping in an enclosed space where a bat is found. Public...

 

Glacier recorded 1,009,665 visits in July, up 23% over July of 2016

WEST GLACIER, MT. – Glacier National Park saw record breaking crowds in July. For the first time, visitation surpassed one million visitors in a single month. The park recorded 1,009,665 visitors, up approximately 23% over visitation last year....

 
 By Stephanie Overbay    News    August 16, 2017 

@ THE JEFF REICHELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

This week Stephanie chose “SEE ME” by Nicholas Sparks. Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. With a history of violence and bad decisions behind him and the threat of prison dogging his every step, he is determined to walk a st...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    August 16, 2017 

Getting By

If it has not already happened, it is bound to at any time. That time when zucchinis start showing up in your vehicle or at your doorstep! Maybe you have made just about every dish and dessert you know of, but it still has not seemed to put a dent...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 16, 2017 

Senior Center News

Contact the Senior Citizen Cooks at 378-2405. Harvesting late? Don’t want to heat up the kitchen twice or three times a day? How about taking care of lunches be letting the Senior Citizen Cooks cook for you. Meals are delicious, well balanced and...

 

Gianforte vists Kamut in Big Sandy

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte is joined by the owners and staff of Big Sandy Organics on Wednesday, Aug. 2. The company has expanded their operations, and Gianforte met with the crew to learn...

 

Dewatering and Turtles: no easy solution

MFWP Wildlife Biologists With the dewatering of Baker Lake well underway, there has been some concern among area residents about what will become of the wildlife inhabiting the lake, especially turtles. The dewatering is a major event. We expect the...

 

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductions

Today the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the tenth class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates nominated by the general public....

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 16, 2017 

Pioneer News

Breakfast and lunches for the first two days of school, next Monday and Tuesday are as follows: Monday, August 21 breakfast includes pancakes, sausage links, assorted cereals, fruit, milk and juice for the Breakfast of the Week hands down! Lunch is...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 9, 2017

Physicians Assistant from New York loves Big Sandy

Shannon Kerley is from New York City. That is where she went to PA school. Kerley wanted to see the west and figured there were places to live out here that are out of the bustle of the east coast....

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 9, 2017

Glacier's Grand Peaks are American Alps

Some years ago now, when I was training people to drive Glacier's famous Red Busses, Both my boss David and I knew that our drivers should all know at least ten mountains they could identify for our...

 
 By June Fletcher    News    August 9, 2017

Protecting Seniors from Dangerous Summer Heat

Heat is a potentially deadly problem—nearly 400 Americans die from heat waves each year. Most of them are elderly people who often don’t realize when they are overheating and in danger. Part of the problem lies in the fact that older people...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 9, 2017

A Fire Season for the Record books

The Big Sandy area has had some wildfires in the last several weeks. However, at the time of this writing, all have been put out with little damage. Most of the fires were caused by things catching fire in fields. That is not true in the rest of the...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    August 9, 2017

Green Acres

Grazing Residues Following Harvest Grazing is the easiest way to harvest crop aftermath. Grazing crop residues allows animals to select a higher-quality diet than would otherwise be obtained by harvesting and mechanically feeding. In grazing...

 
 By Doug Giebel    News    August 9, 2017

ART WORKSHOP PARTY, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

An Art Party for students and adults on Tuesday, August 15 will be the final Big Sandy Cultural Center Tuesday Art Workshop of the summer. The session will involve a celebration of arts activities from one to four in the Cultural and Curiosity...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 9, 2017

Senior Center News

Don’t forget to order your harvest lunches from the Senior Citizens Center. The cost is $5.00 each. They are good and you won’t have to heat up your house for lunch. Contact the Senior Citizens Center Cooks at 378-2405. Menus for the coming week...

 

@ The Jeff Reichelt Memorial Library

This week Stephanie chose “THE SNOW GARDEN” by Christopher Rice. Atherton University, freshman year. Kathryn, Randall and Jesse come from different worlds but find themselves unexpectedly drawn together. For each of them college promises a...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 2, 2017

Kracklin'Kamut Open House; August 4

On August 4 starting at 4pm there will be an open house at the new Quinn Kracklin' Kamut headquarters at 275 Montana Avenue West in Big Sandy. There will be snacks and refreshments served and tours...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 2, 2017

Short & Sweet: Re-branding honors Big Sandy

Remember the name, Big Sandy Organics. You are going to hear a lot about it in the years to come. When the Bob Quinn team holds its open house in new headquarters at 275 Montana Avenue West, one of the purposes is to announce that there is a new...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    August 2, 2017

Weather picture not good through early September

Everyone talks about it but no one can do anything about it. That is the weather and readers have been waiting for the National Weather Service to announce that the heat and drought is over. That is...

 

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