We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

top story
  • 0

The Cut Bank Lady Wolves had a tough weekend as they were swept in a pair of conference tilts by Shelby and Choteau. The local spikers will look to get back on track as they host Conrad and Fairfield this week. 

top story
  • 0

The Valier Panthers dropped a conference game to Power/Dutton/Brady (PDB) last weekend 54-19. After losing their starting quarterback on the first play of the game the local gridders rallied, leading 19-16 at the half, but the offense went cold in the second half as PDB took control of the g…

top story
  • 0

The Valier Panthers football team picked up their first win of the season in a high scoring 53-34 victory over conference foe Heart Butte last week. Brody Connelly put on an offensive show as he scored six touchdowns in the victory. 

top story
  • 0

Cut Bank High School sophomore Devin Schultz led a tight Wolf Pack to place the men’s cross country team eighth at the Havre Invitational.  Schultz crossed the finish line in 35th, followed closely by Hunter Kennedy in 39th, James Green in 43rd, Rhett Michael 44th, and Elijah Green in 47th t…

top story
  • 0

The Sunburst Refiners football team moved to 2-0 on the season, defeating North Star 55-37 last Saturday. The spikers are at home this weekend, hosting Simms on Friday with a 5 p.m. start and Heart Butte on Saturday at 11 a.m.

top story
  • 0

The Shelby Coyotes volleyball team defeated the Conrad Cowgirls in four sets, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17, and 25-16, to earn a conference victory. The Cowgirls stole a close game from the Coyotes, and that was all the incentive they needed to get the job done on Senior night, which was Saturday, Sept. 12.

top story
  • 0

While there weren’t any fans in the stands at Arrowhead Stadium on Friday, Sept. 11, many vehicles found what parking spots they could to honk and cheer Big Red as they faced Polson in the season’s first home game.

top story
  • 0

The Shelby Coyotes football team bounced back and claimed their first victory of the season on the road against a tough Chinook team, 26-22. The Coyotes will take on Simms on Friday night, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. “It is Senior Night due to COVID-19 uncertainty,” said head coach Mike White, addin…

top story
  • 0

With pandemic restrictions in place that limit Browning cross country teams to varsity-only status, Coach Roy McNabb has let experience guide him in allowing all his runners to participate in the lead-up to divisional and state competition. This week, he is fielding the runners who did not c…

top story
  • 0

The Valier Panthers football team dropped to 0-2 on the season following a 36-13 loss to Sunburst last weekend. The Panthers will look to pick up their first win of the season Saturday in Heart Butte. 

top story
  • 0

The Sunburst Refiners opened their varsity football season with a win, defeating the Valier Panthers 36-13. 

top story
  • 0

Cut Bank High School cross country coaches Shayle Ehlers, Jared Berkram, and Brian Suttle are excited to turn their 20-student high school squad and 15 student middle school squads loose in their first race this Friday in Cut Bank. “We have had a dedicated core group which ran all summer, wh…

top story
  • 0

The Valier Panther volleyball squad opened their season with a sweep of the Dutton/Brady DiamondBacks last weekend. The Panthers are led this season by head coach Kadie Briggs and have a busy week ahead of them with three conference games. 

top story
  • 0

A fine, sunny day greeted the boys and girls of Browning High School’s golf team as they arrived at the Ronan Invitational. Following COVID-19 guidelines, the five girls and five boys kept together in their groups as they played the 18 holes, returning to their busses when finished.

top story
  • 0

This week, after much deliberation and planning, Browning’s Big Red is set to compete in their first game of the 2020 season, away on Friday at Ronan. And while there is much excitement over sports of all kinds getting underway, this season is like no other.

top story
  • 0

Guidelines and mandates. Over the past several months these have become a new “normal” and something people are adjusting to. Athletes, coaches and fans now have another set of rules and guidelines to learn and adjust to as fall sports seasons get underway. Practice for Shelby football, voll…

top story
  • 0

North Toole County High School athletes are gearing up for another great season of fall sports! Staying within compliance of Montana High School Association (MHSA) guidelines, the Refiners are excited to be able to compete and also have their family and friends cheering them on, whether it b…

top story
  • 0

Cut Bank students and staff are finally headed back to school in our terrific facilities for the first time since mid-March! Thanks to a lot of hard work from our staff and our community’s support for public education, our doors are ready to open today, Wednesday, Aug. 26. Our Board of Trust…

top story
  • 0

Diana Croft held what was called the Cut Bank Saturday Market on Memorial Day 2019. It was a one-time thing, but it turned out to be so successful it had the community asking for more than just a weekend.

top story
  • 0

I relocated from southwest Idaho just over two years ago and it has changed my perspective. All rivers do not flow west, nor does the wind blow there – at least, not the way it does here!

top story
  • 0

Montana State Parks is seeking public comment on 25 grant applications for Snowmobile Trail Grooming funds for the 2020-2021 winter season. The Summit Snowgoers of Cut Bank has applied for a grant of $19,640.50. Public comment will be accepted through Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at 5 p.m.

top story
  • 0

Thanks to the Cut Bank Pioneer Press and Shelby Promoter for their coverage of “all things Amtrak” over the past three years, including the destaffing of the Shelby station and the pending threat to reduce service from daily to three days per week beginning Oct. 1. 

top story
  • 0

Jeremy Patterson is a freelance journalist who started writing for the Kavanagh newspapers earlier this summer. Originally from Terre Haute, Ind., Patterson earned his degree in Communications with a focus in journalism at Indiana State University (ISU) in 2018. He also was a member of the I…

top story
  • 0

Jeremy Patterson is a freelance journalist who started writing for the Kavanagh newspapers earlier this summer. Originally from Terre Haute, Ind., Patterson earned his degree in Communications with a focus in journalism at Indiana State University (ISU) in 2018. He also was a member of the I…

top story
  • 0

Today and tomorrow, Wednesday, Aug. 12, and Thursday, Aug. 13, outreach specialists will be on hand at the Glacier Peaks Casino parking lot to assist local farmers and ranchers in accessing federal funding now available in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The hours today are from 9 a.m.…

top story
  • 0

There’s little doubt that 2020 has been an unusual year, to put it mildly. If you’re reading this page, we probably don’t have to tell you about the events of the past six months that have catapulted 2020 into one for the history books.

top story
  • 0

The Glacier County Conservation District and Cut Bank Community Garden are hosting a self-tour “Backyard Farming” garden tour on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 6-8 p.m. Anyone can attend! The gardens are an inspiration and feature backyard vegetable gardens–and even chickens!

top story
  • 0

Jeremy Patterson is a freelance journalist who started writing for the Kavanagh newspapers earlier this summer. Originally from Terre Haute, Ind., Patterson earned his degree in Communications with a focus in journalism at Indiana State University (ISU) in 2018. He also was a member of the I…

top story
  • 0

The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) has received multiple reports from Montana residents that have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have been shipped from China. Individuals are urged to contact the department if they receive a package matching this descr…

top story
  • 0

Last week, the Blackfeet ARMP team jumped straight into our community outreach partnership with the Blackfeet Stock Growers Association, and highlighted the COVID-19 Outreach Associates program. This initiative utilized rapid relief funding made available through the Native American Agricult…

top story
  • 0

“The Valier Area Development Committee has decided that due to the increased COVID restrictions, we will postpone the Food and Fun night for a month,” announced VADC President Cheryl Curry. The committee will plan for an August celebration and will make a final decision on a date as the time…