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 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 20, 2021 

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...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 20, 2021 

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...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 20, 2021 

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...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    January 20, 2021 

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...

 

COVID-19 Vaccine in Big Sandy

The Chouteau County Health Nurse was in Big Sandy on Tuesday December 29th to vaccinate medical personnel and residence of the Big Sandy Medical Center and Big Sandy Activities with the COVID-19 vacci...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 13, 2021

Tester's new book and his experience at the Capital building last week

What was your reason for writing Grounded? "I just thought after the election that I had in 2018 that the time to write it was then. There were so things that I had seen in the Democrat party which...

 

New Year's Resolution for the Town of Big Sandy; Junk removal

At the start of another new year and in anticipation of the hundreds of family and friends coming to town this summer for another Big Sandy Homecoming, your Town Council wants to challenge all...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 13, 2021

Green Acres

Many Chouteau County producers are sending samples to the new agricultural testing facility in Chinook. Because of its location, producers can get test results back in a couple of days rather than a week or 10 days. Information below came from an...

 

Fire Department Raffle winnes

The Big Sandy Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance held their raffle on New Year's Eve. They usually have the raffle in the fall along with their Annual Chili Feed, but due to COVID-19 it was...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    January 13, 2021

Getting By

During the chilly months, we rely on appliances and equipment to keep our living and work areas warm. Please be aware fossil fuel burning appliances and equipment produce carbon monoxide. Some of these include gas and oil furnaces, boilers and water...

 

Big Sandy Medical Foundation Scholarship 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 2021-2022 college year, up to three $300 scholarships will be given – one to a graduating...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 6, 2021

Green Acres

A Feral swine fact sheet is available at the Chouteau County Extension office or online at: https://www.animalrangeextension.montana.edu/wildlife/documents/Squeal%20on%20Pigs%20Fact%20Sheet19.pdf. Below are a few highlights from the fact sheet. Feral...

 

A year in Pictures 2020

Editor's Note Usually, on the first week of the new year, the Big Sandy Mountaineer covers a brief review of the following year's news. Since I have been involved with the paper for the last two...

 

Covid Vaccine in Chouteau County: Not availble yet but Hopefull soon, for Essential workers

Press Release: Chouteau County Department of Health Covid 19 Vaccine will be available at the Chouteau County Public Health Department. Hopefully, sometime in the near future. We do not know when we will receive our allocation for vaccinating the...

 

Covid-19 Changes Basketball Spectatorship

The Big Sandy Pioneers are ready to take to the court, and after an almost month-long delay, they are eager to host the Fort Benton Longhorns at home on January 2nd. The Montana High School Association postponed the start of the basketball season in...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 30, 2020

Christmas is a wonderful time to give

Christmas is a wonderful time to give, but sometimes the gifts we give are more than a purchased item. Sometimes as LeRita McKeever said, "We need to have something to give back to the community....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 30, 2020

A New Business comes to Big Sandy

Exciting news for Big Sandy! The old Napa building will be the home of a new business for Big Sandy. Chauncy and Amber Terry will be opening Central Machine and Ag Repair, LLC in April. Chauncy was bo...

 

Getting By

With the new year upon us, many are hoping 2021 will be much different than 2020. Reflecting on the past year, have you considered what you might do differently in the new year? Were there parts of this year which you want to ditch yet parts which...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 30, 2020

Big Sandy School Board met to discuss and finalize a letter of approval

I attended the School Board meeting on the internet, which is available to anyone who would like to participate in the meeting and not attend. This is a great option. Thankfully I was reminded by Darin Genereux to turn off my microphone. Guests can...

 

New Year's Resolution for the Town of Big Sandy

At the start of another new year and in anticipation of the hundreds of family and friends coming to town this summer for another Big Sandy Homecoming, your Town Council wants to challenge all residents with this new year’s resolution: WE RESOLVE...

 

Big Sandy Pharmacy offering antibody testing

As the pandemic grinds on and begins to affect Big Sandy more directly, the Big Sandy Pharmacy has begun to offer antibody tests to determine if you have been exposed to the virus and developed antibodies. Dr. Danielle Weaver, PharmD describes the...

 

Holiday Cheer at Pep's

The weekend before Christmas, visitors to Pep's were treated to a special helping of holiday cheer when Nona Danruther spent Friday and Saturday evenings playing Christmas music on the piano. Her...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    December 23, 2020

Green Acres

The 2021 Montana’s Next Generation Conference will provide six powerful evening sessions covering crops, livestock, family communication, business planning, and succession planning topics. Sessions will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to...

 

Sunshine Snippers continues with the Mitten tree project

Visitors to FE Miley Elementary School this Christmas season encounter an unusual Christmas Decoration as they walk in the front entrance. The Mitten Tree placed by the local 4-H group is a different sort of Holiday decoration. The tree itself is...

 

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