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 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 19, 2018 

Thirty-Eight Pioneers Walk the Suicide Awareness Walk

Thirty-eight students from Big Sandy High School traveled to Turner, Montana to participate in the fourth Annual Tristan Billmayer Suicide/Awareness Walk. They left at 7:30 so they could participate...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 19, 2018 

Lions, Tigers, Wolves and Bears Oh My-It's Boy Scouts Again

Lianna Heimbigner, Scout leader, held a recruiting meeting to try and recharter the Boys Scouts in Big Sandy. She needs at least five kids before the Scouts can be re-chartered. The Lions are for...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 19, 2018 

Charna Ophus Seibert Living Triumphant

Zoe: “When did your first cancer show up?” Charna: “My first Breast Cancer diagnoses was in 2015 when Marcellus was 9 months old. Zoe: “That must have been hard” Charna: “We prayed forever for him, and after 5 miscarriages we got him and...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 19, 2018 

Green Acres

MSU Extension will offer Fumigant Training Dec. 18 near Havre Montana State University’s Pesticide Education Program will offer a training to assist applicators in effectively managing pests with phosphine fumigants while using the fumigants...

 

Smoke Free Hunting Season

MONTANA, September 7, 2018 – Fall weather and hunting season are in the air, if we are not careful smoke can be as well. Firefighters want to remind you that vegetation is dry and wildfires can occur. Do your part to ensure that you do not start a...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    September 19, 2018 

Getting By

September is National Sewing Month!! It started in 1982 in recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation. Not that we should need it but anytime an excuse comes up to sew, I take it. However, more and more things seem to pile up and crow...

 

Big Sandy Library hold Fossil and Geology day

The Big Sandy Library and The Upper Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center will be featuring a story as well as an activity booklet on Geology & Fossils. Join us and Explore More! For more details and to RSVP contact Kristina Smith (406)622-4000 or...

 

Chouteau County Cancer Support Group has no host lunch

Please join us on Monday, September 24 at 11:30 am at the Wake Cup for no host lunch. Join us for lunch to show your support for this organization that offers information and assistance to all those in Chouteau County who have been diagnosed with...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 19, 2018 

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...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 12, 2018

Charna Ophus Seibert Faces Her Greatest Challenge!

Charna Ophus Seibert Benefit Quilt Raffle will be held on September 20, Charna's Birthday. Charna's doctor told her to celebrate life as her cancer will be a struggle to overcome. Charna is...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 12, 2018

Welcome to Big Sandy: Jill Barta Connecting with Her Students

Every teacher has their challenges starting a new year, but Jill Barta isn't like most single grade teachers. She is our new K-12 Special Education Teacher and she has every grade with the students...

 

Bailey Gasvoda talks about her experience in Washinton D.C.

Last fall I turned in an essay and an application for the 2018 Youth Tour to D.C. Two of my friends went on the tour a few years back and I figured I would give it a shot, but when I submitted my...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 12, 2018

Green Acres

Sorghum Sudangrass and Alfalfa Q &A to the Chouteau County Extension Office Citations come from Emily Glunk/Meccage (MSU Extension Forage Specialist) and Dennis Cash (Retired MSU Extension Forage Specialist). When is it safe to hay or graze my...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 12, 2018

Brantly Rutledge cooks a "An Evening Under the Stars" a Farm to table Dinner

Brantly Rutledge is living his dream. When Brantly was going to school in Big Sandy he dreamed of becoming a Chef. He went to Bozeman to pursue an engineering degree, but he wasn't happy so he quit...

 

2018 Big Sandy Walter Gerson Poetry Contest winners

This is the tenth year former Big Sandy High School graduate Ellaraine Lockie has provided the English students at BSHS the opportunity to participate in the Walter Gerson Poetry Contest. Each year Ellaraine Lockie judges students’ poetry, makes co...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 12, 2018

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...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 5, 2018

Concussions are a concern and are taken serious

Speaking from experience. This winter I fell hard on some ice and landed on my head. Embarrassed I crawled to the nearest bench. Amy Sibra saw me fall and came over to me and gently insisted I go to...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 5, 2018

Pioneer Spirit, is alive and well at Big Sandy High School

Pioneer Spirit shows up! It was a fun week visiting kids who know what it means to have the Pioneer Spirit supporting them. Football victory brought out the best. Parker and Brock Proulx had a great g...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 5, 2018

Bob Quinn and a 30-pound Watermelon

When asked why he does so many unique things, Bob Quinn laughed, and then said, "It's fun for me! It's my hobby. It's what I do for recreation. First, I try to have lots of ideas, in case some turn...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 5, 2018

Green Acres

Tree Q & A per the Chouteau County Extension Office • Why did two of my cottonwoods turn yellow in late July? According to Eva Grimme (MSU Plant Disease Diagnostician), symptoms are consistent with Marssonina leaf spot. Symptoms include dry, browni...

 

Big Sandy Rotary Receives 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service

After years of paperwork, meetings with accountants, and reviewing the bylaws of the organization, the Big Sandy Rotary Club recently received official notice from the IRS that they have been awarded a 501(c)3 exemption status. There are several...

 

Reminder in the Field this Hunting Season: Be a Good Steward of the Land

Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    August 29, 2018

First Day of School for a new class of Kindergartener's

Mrs. Samantha Weaver has taught Kindergarten before and although 19 students seems like a lot of kids in one room for anyone else, but she's got it under control. "It's a little much for the four...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    August 29, 2018

Dani Norling New 5th Grade Teacher at F. E. Miley Elementary

Dani Norling is a Montana girl from Helena and this is her first teaching job, but she loves Big Sandy. "I loved the first week. It went by so fast. It was awesome." Dani teaches the 5th grade and...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    August 29, 2018

Volleyball with the Ladies in Purple

The ladies in Purple, the Big Sandy Pioneer Volleyball team came out of the locker room with an attitude and smiles on their faces. It was communicating they were going to have fun! They huddled up, s...

 

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