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Articles from the January 31, 2018 edition

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 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 31, 2018

The Hanson Family donates Pioneer Wagon

Gary Hanson has always been handy with wood. Making fabulous wood projects his whole life. He especially likes working on old west projects. Gary is the father of Paul Hanson and Keith Hanson. He...


Technology's Impact on Big Sandy Schools

Technology has become one of the biggest impacts in people’s everyday lives. Whether it’s using a computer for homework or using a television to relax people are usually using some sort of technology. Phones are the largest part of a person’s... Full story

 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 31, 2018

Yirsa's World's Best Tasting Honey

The best tasting honey in the world is from Big Sandy Montana! Ken Yirsa and his family planted 100 acres of Hairy Vetch the first year they tried it in their crop rotation. Hairy Vetch, is a...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 31, 2018

Sharon Robertson, a Servant to the Community

Sharon Sluggett Robertson has spent her entire life living in and serving the community of Big Sandy. Next month Sharon will be moving to Hamilton to be closer to her children and grandchildren. It's...

 By Tyler Lane    News    January 31, 2018

Green Acres

Soil Acidity and Soil Health Workshop in Fort Benton The Chouteau County Soil Acidity Working Group has organized a soil acidity and soil health workshop at the Ag Center in Fort Benton on February 27, 2018. The Ag Center is located at 1205 20th...

 By Del Simon    News    January 31, 2018

BE A FLU-BUSTER Tips for preventing the spread of the Flu

Everyday prevention actions can help slow the spread of germs that can cause many different illnesses and may offer some protection against Influenza (the flu). First let us look at how flu viruses are spread. Flu viruses are thought to spread...

 By Janell Barber    News    January 31, 2018

Getting by

How would you rate your family relations? Not the greatest, could be better or great? Strong communication is the key to good family relations. We have all heard this but what does it really mean? Communication is how we send and receive messages in...



“The Right Time” by Danielle Steel Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow takes solace in the mysteries she reads with her devoted father—and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories th...


Senior Center News

Menus for the week are: Thursday February 1- Baked Potato Chicken casserole, dessert. Friday, February 2- Smorgasbord, veggie, dessert. Monday, February 5- French Toast, bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit. Tuesday, February 6- Chili with cinnamon rolls....


Mountaineer Photo Contest

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 Kody Farmer    Sports    January 31, 2018

Comeback propels Big Sandy girls to first win, 50-39 over Hays/L.P.

The Big Sandy Pioneer Varsity girls basketball team has shown vast improvement over the course of the season but had yet to find the win column, that is until this past Friday. The Hays/Lodge Pole...


Wrestlers end regular season

The Longhorn/Pioneer Wrestling team traveled to Belt on Tuesday January 23rd. Landon Taylor won all 3 of his matches, Dylan Darlington was 2-1, and Weston Allderdice was 1-1. On Thursday, January 25th the wrestlers were in Big Sandy to honor the...


Pioneer News

Thursday, February, 1- The Pioneer Basketball teams will travel to Box Elder to take on the the Bears, games start at 3:30p.m. Saturday, February 3- The Pioneer basketball teams will host the North Star Knights, games start at 3:30p.m. Tuesday,...


January Book Club

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My piles of books are a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ( “ Books to the Ceiling”) by Arnold Lobel. Due to the fact that at this time...


Flu in Chouteau County

County health officials have been seeing an increase in flu cases this month and are encouraging people to get their flu shots and take precautions to prevent the spread of seasonal influenza. The influenza virus is spread through the coughing and... Full story


Patching Cracks

This morning, I ate my breakfast on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. I’ve been in Israel and Jordan for 2 weeks and the most impressive site I’ve visited thus far is a rocky stretch of beach a few hundred yards from the ruins of the ancient city... Full story


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