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Blackfeet Incident Command updated its COVID-19 restrictions last week with the new resolutions in effect until Aug. 14. In one shift, alcohol sales are now allowed on the Reservation seven days a week, but remain restricted to the hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The motion was made by Councilman…

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Once upon a time, there was a family of seven. While that number might seem large to some, to Lance and Teri Salois of Cut Bank, it was not all that big, it was a good number. 

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On July 30, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) unveiled their new mobile mammography vehicle, Winkley Mobile Mammography, at a ribbon cutting event in Cut Bank. Equipped with up-to-date 3D technology, the new vehicle replaces the Winkley Women’s Center, which served communities across Monta…

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For over two decades the wrestling mats of Cut Bank High School were kept under the watching eyes of head coach Fred Volkman. Those same eyes saw 22-years of fierce competition, travel across several continents and multiple championships. All of that time spent coaching his athletes and pour…

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Glacier County officials projected they would complete the transfer of Glacier County EMS to Northern Rockies Medical Center (NRMC) by Aug. 1. That date has come and gone but NRMC is hopeful the transfer will occur by Oct. 1. “NRMC is looking forward to working with the County to find a solu…

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The Glacier County Commissioners are putting their trust in Chief Financial Officer Chancy Kittson’s “ability and capability” to develop a long-term spending plan to get them out of Glacier County’s disastrous financial dilemma, stated Vice Chairman Tom McKay. His statement came during the c…

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Marias Medical Center is thrilled to announce our new service, Speech Therapy, and introduce Ashlee Frydenlund as our new employee providing it! This is a difficult position to fill, yet Ashlee brings enthusiasm and hard work to it. 

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Glacier County residents learned last week that they would be required to wear masks covering the nose and mouth when inside businesses, government offices, and other organized indoor, and some outdoor, spaces after Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive on July 15.

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Once upon a time, there was a family of seven. While that number might seem large to some, to Lance and Teri Salois of Cut Bank, it was not all that big, it was a good number. 

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Glacier County has until July 31 to transfer the nearly $3.2 million of Browning Public Schools’ funds or “we will have no choice but to direct our legal counsel to file appropriate motions with the Court.” 

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Glacier County residents learned last week that they would be required to wear masks covering the nose and mouth when inside businesses, government offices, and other organized indoor, and some outdoor, spaces after Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive on July 15.

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I’ve always referred to them as ravines, canyons, and great big dips. The deep riverbeds in northern Montana are known as coulees - pronounced coo-lees. It’s the kind of geographic feature that made both my heart and stomach jump when I was a child. My eyes would get big in anticipation of t…

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Last week, the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council (BTBC) took action on several ordinances, beginning with an extension of the stay-at-home order until July 31, pertaining to non-frontline workers and those not engaged in essential activities such as procuring medical services or food. The Co…

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Marias Medical Center is thrilled to announce our new service, Speech Therapy, and introduce Ashlee Frydenlund as our new employee providing it! This is a difficult position to fill, yet Ashlee brings enthusiasm and hard work to it. 

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 Grizzly Day in Dupuyer, Mont., originally scheduled for Aug. 1, has been postponed this year and plans will be made to continue the tradition in 2021.  Each year a celebration is planned for folks from far and wide to join in with a pancake breakfast, parade, music and many activities for t…

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In the eyes of Hadley Barbie, and countless others, pets are family. They are not “just” a dog or a cat, They are a loved member of the “pack.” So when Hadley was thinking about what she wanted to do for her 4-H Leadership Project, she knew it had to be something to memorialize her best frie…

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Many growing up in Toole County have gone off to college with the dream of being able to return home to work. Living in a rural area, this dream doesn’t always come true. For Kamron Ratzburg, a 2013 graduate of North Toole County High School, his dream has become a reality. 

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I’ve always referred to them as ravines, canyons, and great big dips. The deep riverbeds in northern Montana are known as coulees - pronounced coo-lees. It’s the kind of geographic feature that made both my heart and stomach jump when I was a child. My eyes would get big in anticipation of t…

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The Marias Fair Board voted last week to go virtual in consideration of the increase in COVID-19 cases statewide. That left 4-H clubs scrambling to prepare to show their animals by video a week earlier than the live event would have taken place. 

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While planning for the Marias Fair during the pandemic, the top priority of our 4-H program has been the health and safety of our youth, families, volunteers, faculty, staff, and supporters throughout our communities. We are responsible to protect those around us - especially vulnerable popu…

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Normally, this time of year, summer fairs are being held across the country. Families are enjoying the fun atmosphere, 4-H kids are prepping their market hogs, lambs, goats and steers for sale in auctions held in conjunction with those fairs.

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There will be another opportunity to save a life, or several lives, by donating blood on Wednesday July 15, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., by appointment at St. Margaret Catholic Church.  The Red Cross is now testing all blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies, providing donors insight into whether they…

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Marias Healthcare is excited to announce the services of Dr. Ronald Burinsky, an American Board certified family medicine physician that trained at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Burinshky recently moved to Shelby with his wife, Carolyn, and is available at the clinic …

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When COVID-19 concerns and panic purchasing hit in mid-March, area retailers noticed an increase in sales. Rod Christiaens reported that regular customers began buying larger quantities like halves and quarters from Christiaens Meats. However, sales have normalized in recent weeks. 

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The new floating dock at Lake Shel-oole is set up and ready for some fishing! The dock was funded with a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Community Pond grant and a $500 donation from the Tri-Angler’s Sportsman Club. On Saturday, July 4, the Tri-Anglers will be hosting a free family fishing …

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Casey Rasmussen had something to prove to herself–and to her young son when she entered the Lake Frances Triple P Triathlon earlier this month. Her goal was to finish the 16.5-mile course in 2 hours and 30 minutes, but more than that she wanted her son to see her do something outside of her …

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Ashley Vanek, center, is pleased to announce she has purchased dtj Insurance from Shawn Christiaens and has renamed the business Mountain Front Agency. Joining her in her new venture are Juanita Meeks, left, who has a wealth of experience and has worked with Ashley for the last eight years, …