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City Council Finalizes Plans for Junk Ordinance

The sheriff deputy was not present to report at the lasts City Council meeting held on January 7, 2021. KLJ was not present at the meeting, but they have information concerning grants for trails if...

Stay Involved in State Government

I recommend you cut this out of the paper and tape it to a kitchen cabinet so it’s easy to find. Our strongest influences in government is local and state wide. You can find a large variety of information on the leg.mt.gov web site. There is so...

Booster Gives Support to Winter Sports

The Big Sandy Pioneer Booster club met at the concession stand on January 5 for the new year’s first meeting. It was held there because there was plenty of room to space yourself if you were concerned about social distancing. The new Pioneer...

Getting By

As I was doing some laundry recently, after checking the laundry tag, I was reminded how many different laundry codes there are and how puzzling they can be. If you are someone who follows laundering labels, have you noticed there are no longer any...

Green Acres

Winter desiccation can be very hard on evergreen trees. Dry soil in winter often cannot replace the moisture trees lose to the cold dry winter air. The symptoms of winter damage and die back may not become visible until spring or summer growth...

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Pioneers post first win at North Star after Box Elder thriller

The Pioneer boys produced their first win of 2021 when they went on the road Saturday to North Star. Big Sandy bested the boys from Rudyard 52-45 in an afternoon tilt to get the monkey off their back...

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Pioneer girls take strides vs. Box Elder, fall at North Star

Big Sandy produced its most prolific offensive output of the season Friday but it was not enough as the Pioneers fell 76-29 to Box Elder in girls basketball. The Pioneers went on the road Saturday...

Dealing with Covid

I have heard that Covid hits everyone differently. For me, it began like a cold. I was working on my car one evening, and I began to feel run down. Every December, I catch a cold, so I wasn’t that surprised when my throat started hurting, a...

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Grieving a Pet is Hard

I don't want to write this article, but after mulling it over for some time, I believe it should be written. I am presently grieving the loss of three pets. My Koda, 15, passed in March after a...

Patching Cracks

Because my family moved every couple of years, I attended a handful of schools growing up. I think this is the reason I don’t really remember any of my teachers before High School, except for one. I will always remember my second grade teacher:...

Senior Center News

Menu Thursday, January 21- Lasagna, Green Beans, Green salad, Garlick Toast, and dessert. Friday, January 22- Grilled ham & cheese, Tomato soup, and Brownies. Monday, January 25- Chicken Fajita, chips, fruit, and dessert. toast, and dessert....

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"The Prospects for Big Sandy knows no bounds"

"Big Sandy as a place of residence becomes better every day. People are pouring into the country... coming right down to the brass tacks, the Big Sandy area offers more opportunities to the man who...

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Irene (Bitz) Holden

On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021, Irene May (Bitz) Holden, age 81, took her last lap through the halls at The Ivy in Great Falls, Montana, passing away peacefully. She is now with her Lord and Savior.... Full story

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