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For 11 years the Northern Transit Interlocal (NTI) and its subsidiaries, Glacier County Transit (GCT), Pondera County Transit (PCT) and Toole County Transit (TCT), have been transporting passengers around the towns they live, to neighboring communities and as far as Great Falls and Kalispell…

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It wasn’t the official finish to their high school football career six Valier athletes were looking for but the camaraderie of the week-long practice sessions leading up to the 22nd annual Six-Man All-Star Game was more than they imagined.

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The Valier Panthers will be well represented at the Six Man All-Star game in Highwood on Saturday, June 2, as the local gridders will make up a third of their team. The game, with a 7 p.m. kickoff scheduled, will feature six Valier athletes in Trever VandenBos, Dylan Monroe, Koltin Christiae…

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In an effort to better inform Valier area residents on the happenings at Pondera Medical Center and actions taken by the PMC Board of Directors, the board will provide The Valierian with their post-meeting bulletin for publication. 

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With the help of a 3 Rivers Communications grant in 2017, the Orpheum Theatre/Wiegand Auditorium now has a closed captioning device available for the hearing impaired. This device is available at no cost and is obtained at the ticket booth. 

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Three junior (soon to be senior) girls are heading to Girls State this year. They will learn and participate in their own government systems that they will create. There are no boys from Valier attending Boys State this year.

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It’s pretty obvious that Valier students Tyler Raines and Ryder Hitchcock enjoy their music class–and performing for their family and friends at the annual spring concert.

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The Panther track and field teams were in Great Falls last Thursday for the Northern C Divisional Meet and three local tracksters advanced to this weekend’s State Meet, also in Great Falls, May 25-26. 

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The Valier Panthers brought home plenty of individual hardware from last weekend’s District 10-C Track Meet in Great Falls and the girls team claimed the second place team trophy in the process. The teams will look to continue their success Thursday, May 17, at the Northern C Divisional Meet…

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Imagine taking on a project that is going to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars that you are counting on donations to supply, many hours of paperwork and physical labor from yourself and volunteers, and believing in your community enough to help you achieve this. 

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The Valier tennis season came to a close last week at the Divisional Tennis Meet in Great Falls. The four Panther netters went 0-8 in their singles matches and failed to qualify for State. 

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Students named to the Valier High School Honor Roll for the third quarter are listed below.

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The Valier Panthers had a busy week on the track as several qualifying athletes competed at the Cascade Top 8 Meet in Choteau last Tuesday before the team headed to the District 10-C Preview Meet on Friday in Great Falls. 

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The Valier Panthers competed in Choteau and Cut Bank last week as the regular season winds down for the local linksters. The State Meet will take place next week in Anaconda at the Fairmont Golf Course on May 15-16.  

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The Valier tracksters competed at the Cal Wearley Memorial in Havre last week along with making a trip to Choteau for the Belt Valley Bank Invitational to close out the weekend. The local athletes also opened this week at the Jason Groseclose Memorial in Rudyard. 

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A pair of grizzly bear depredations recently on the Rocky Mountain Front have resulted in a female bear being trapped and relocated and a male grizzly trapped and euthanized. The 220-pound, three-year-old female bear was captured April 26 west of Pendroy after several sheep were killed on a …

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At a recent Fundraising Committee meeting, Pondera HealthCare Foundation (PHCF) volunteer, Barb Habets, was pleased to unveil the Ambassador brochure, an aid to community newcomers. This brochure has been circulated at Pondera Medical Center, area banks, Conrad Public Library, and in the off…

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Montana Rep. George “GG” Kipp spoke with the Glacier County Commissioners at their April 24 meeting in Browning about the possibility of creating a new county that would include all of the Blackfeet Reservation. Kipp began by referencing the deep history of the Blackfeet people and how they …

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The Valier Panthers golf team was in Shelby last weekend at the Marias Valley Golf and Country Club with five local linksters competing. Lane McAlpine fired a 102 to place sixth among Class C varsity boys while Will Boumans fired a 119. Colten Curry shot a 128 in the Class C JV division. Kin…

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The Valier Public School is having a Preschool Screening and Kindergarten Round-up on Thursday, May 3 at the Valier High School Multi-Purpose Room from 8:30-11 a.m. The screening is open to all children birth through kindergarten age whether they will be attending public or private schools. 

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What was previously a 262-acre parcel of private property within the boundaries of a national forest in central Montana is now in the public’s hands thanks to a conservation-minded family and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). 

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Mark your calendar if you or a family member is interested in taking Hunter Education this spring. Classes will be held during the week of April 9-14 at the Valier Rifle Club from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. nightly.

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Amanda Adler’s kindergarten students wrote stories about what they want to be when they grow up. The class published the book through Studentreasures Publishing. “It should be finished and back to us in less than a month,” said Adler. To accompany their stories, the class did a dress up “Job…

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The temperature may be cool outside, but boating safety advocates urge boaters to enroll in a boating education course. Spring Aboard – Take A Boating Education Course campaign encourages boaters to get educated prior to the kick-off of the boating season. 

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Romance Writers of America (RWA) have announced the novel, Tougher in Texas by author Kari Lynn Dell, has been named as one of eight finalists in the Long Contemporary category of the 2018 RITA awards. The RITA, the romance publishing industry’s highest award of distinction, recognizes excel…

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Members of the Valier Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) joined together with FCCLA student leaders, members and advisers from across the state at the Billings Convention Center in Billings March 18-20 to participate in the annual Montana FCCLA State Leadershi…

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April can be an exciting time of year with the warmer temperatures and the earth seemingly waking up after a long winter’s nap. But for some, April is just like any other month. Some don’t have the option of a positive outlook when their world is full of torment and abuse with no end in sigh…

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Three Valier seniors earned All-Conference honors following the 2017-18 basketball season led by Koltin Christiaens’ First Team nod. Colten Curry and Austin Stoltz were both named to the Second Team. All-Conference honors are voted on by the league’s coaches, who cannot vote for members of t…

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For 27 years, Golden Triangle Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet has been held in Cut Bank. Twenty-five of those years, Jamie and Tim Freed were the chairs and/or organizers of that popular event. Last year they helped a group of other volunteers pull off another successful fundraiser for…

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The United StatesCattlemen’s Association’s (USCA) efforts on truthful beef labeling will be supported this month with multiple fundraising events being organized by producers across the state of Montana.

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A pair of Panther girls basketball players earned Second Team All-Conference honors from the District 10-C coaches for their play on the court this season. Senior Kinlee Salois and junior Teia Lackner were both named to the nine-member team following the 2017-18 season. 

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Pulse crop popularity is growing in a big way. In Pondera County, for example, the number of acres planted more than doubled from 2016 to 2017 – from 18,000 acres to 44,000 acres, said Adriane Good, Pondera County MSU Extension agriculture agent.

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Swank Enterprises was the successful bidder to replace the Valier High School gym floor. The Valier School Board approved the bid of $448,800, with allowances for an additional $20,000 according to the Feb. 13 meeting minutes. Work on the floor will consist of demolishing the old floor, repl…

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When tasked with finding a worthwhile project the Pondera HealthCare Foundation (PHCF) could help with, using proceeds from the recent Taste of Pondera fundraiser, PHCF volunteer Roxy Zomer contacted Nicki Sullivan, LPN, Director of the Pondera County Health Department for ideas.

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For some reason, making pie strikes fear into the hearts of many home bakers, myself included. However, I’m over that now, because last year my Christmas present to my dad was the gift of a pie a month. 

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Save the date and prepare to be thoroughly entertained by a talented trio of singing, storytelling national park rangers performing at the Orpheum Theatre in Conrad on Sunday, March 11 at 2 p.m. Brought to Conrad by the Pondera Players and the Pondera Arts Council, this presentation of Rocky…

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 The Valier Panther girls basketball team saw their season come to an end after a 1-2 showing at the District 10-C Tournament in Shelby last weekend. The Panthers defeated Dutton/Brady but that victory was sandwiched around losses to Heart Butte and Power. 

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The Valier Panthers had their season come to a close at the District 10-C Tournament in Shelby last weekend. The Panthers went 2-2 in the tournament and settled for fourth place, missing out on advancing to this weekend’s Northern C Divisional Tournament in Great Falls.