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 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 17, 2018 

Big Sandy American Legion 2nd Coyote Derby a huge Success

The 2nd annual Big Sandy American Legion Coyote Derby was held January 6th. The news of the Coyote derby has been all over the state this year with the Tribune carrying the story and the controversy...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 17, 2018 

Roberta Edwards shows off her art

Roberta Edwards is having her first art show, Face Value, January 19th through March 3rd at the Havre Atrium. There is an artist reception open to everyone to celebrate her expression of herself. Sometimes goals surface as you finally start working...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 17, 2018 

The Pioneers host Pack the Place Pin

Once again, the Chouteau County Cancer Support Group will be sponsoring Pack the Place Pink during the basketball games on January 19th against Fort Benton. They felt that if this was their only fund-raiser for Chouteau County this year it would be...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 17, 2018 

Green Acres

Golden Triangle Barley Update February 15 in Conrad, MT Barley producers are encouraged to mark Thursday, February 15, 2018, in Conrad, MT on their calendar for the Golden Triangle Barley Update. This event happens only once every three years, and...

 
 By Aaron Wilson    News    January 17, 2018 

The Winter of 1936 and 1937

Editor's note: This story was previously published in the "A Gathering of Memories", printed by Jim Rettig Publishing. Around the first of January, winter started in earnest with a lot of snow and...

 
 By Leslie Gregory    News    January 17, 2018 

Senior Center News

The Senior Center reminds everyone to go orders need to be called in by 10:30a.m. Menus for the week: Thursday, January 18- Pork Roast, Mashed Potatoes, veggie, salad, and bread. Friday, January, 19- Chicken Taco soup, dessert, and rolls. Monday,...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 17, 2018 

Photo Contest at the Mountaineer

The Mountaineer announces a 2018 Photographic Contest. There are four categories: Community People, Agriculture Activities, Community Activities, and Nature (Scenery/or Animals) Photos can be either...

 

Big Sandy Medical Services Scholarships available

Big Sandy Medical Services Foundation is pleased to announce they will once again be awarding scholarships to students pursuing a medical career. For the 2018-2019 college year, up to three $300 scholarships will be given – one to a graduating...

 
 By Leslie Gregory    News    January 17, 2018 

Pioneer News

Thursday January 18- Wrestling will travel to Valier Friday, January 19- It’s “Pack the Place Pink” as the Pioneers will host the Fort Benton Longhorns games start at 4 p.m. Also the wrestlers will travel to Chinook. Saturday, January 20-...

 

Community's Standpoint: Four Day School Week

Editor's Note: The Mountaineer had four students from the Personal Finance Class job shadow last week. As part of the assignment we asked them to pick a topic and write an article, complete with...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 10, 2018

Chouteau County Roads – Past and Present

The big news on everyone's mind these days is weather and roads. After a week of bitter cold, deep snow, and winter weather over Christmas and New Year's vacation the realization that not much is...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 10, 2018

Heimbigner earns his Arrow of Light Award

Severin Heimbigner, son of Lianna and Conrad Heimbigner, just finished his goal. He earned his Arrow of Light Award. It is the highest level a Cub Scott can reach. That is an enormous achievement and...

 

Lippard-Clawiter Foundation pays out $71,015.00 to Big Sandy Community in grants for 2017

The Lippard-Clawiter Foundation has released their list of county-wide distributions for 2017. The Foundation awards grants to non profit organizations all cross Chouteau County. This year they contributed a total of $422,485, that is about $15, 000...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 10, 2018

Green Acres

Master Gardener Level 1 Class in Fort Benton (please pre-register) MSU Extension level 1 Master Gardener classes will take place in Fort Benton in February pending pre-registration numbers. Now is your chance to participate in an excellent...

 

Senior Center News

The Senior Center reminds people to call in their to go orders by 10:30 a.m. Also, meals are subject to change without notice. Menus for the week are: Thursday, January 11 - Ham and Bean Soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, and dessert. Friday, January...

 

Library gets an AWE computer donation

At the Jeff Reichelt Memorial Library by generous donation we were able to bring in an AWE computer. Thank you for making this computer station possible for the children of Big Sandy. The state of the art touch-screen computers equipped with...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 10, 2018

Photo Contest at the Mountaineer

The Mountaineer announces a 2018 Photographic Contest. There are four categories: Community People, Agriculture Activities, Community Activities, and Nature (Scenery/or Animals). Photos can be either be in color or in black and white. Each...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 10, 2018

Big Sandy Pioneer Basketball: It's Worth the Price of a Ticket

For the most part, everyone watching a sporting event cheers for their team to win, so does everyone watching Pioneer Basketball. For the boys, it was a great win, but for me this time I went to watch it all. Really watch it. There are 34 students...

 

Dawn of a New Year!

This beautiful sunrise photo was taken southeast of Big Sandy....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 3, 2018

New Year Resolutions What will yours be?

A New Year’s resolutions are traditionally made on New Year’s Day. New Year’s Eve is considered to be the largest holiday celebrated on the earth. The first-time goals were made they were made by Babylonians making promises to their gods. The...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 3, 2018

Chouteau County: A New Year, big changes

Darin Schuster, Chouteau Country Commissioner informed me there were cuts to Chouteau County that would affect us immediately. That night the TV news confirmed what he had told me. The Department of...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 3, 2018

Green Acres

Max Ag of Montana will Sponsor Lunch for Cropping Seminar on January 8 Montana State University Extension will host the annual Cropping Seminar series January 8 – 11. The seminar in Fort Benton will take place at the Ag Center on January 8th at...

 
 By Melissa Foster    News    January 3, 2018

Drought harms more than just the landscape

Drought impacts wildlife, too. As we enter the season of complaining about the snow and cold, reminders of this summer’s drought remain in the form of haystacks, cows and pocketbooks that are all far too thin. The same is true for deer and other...

 
 By Leslie Gregory    News    January 3, 2018

Senior Center News

The Senior Center reminds to call before 10:30 for take orders. Menu for the week are: Thursday, January 4 - Baked Potato Bar, with all the fixxings, and Bread. Friday, January 5 - Creamed Chicken over a biscuit, beets, salad and dessert. Monday,...

 

Registration now open for the 2018 MFU Women's Conference

MFU Women’s Conference is coming to Fairmont Hot Springs February 23-25. The conference will focus on women in pivoting roles and inspiring attendees to pursue an aspect of their life they desire to change either in their personal or professional...

 

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