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7 acts will play at Bynum July 20

J.D.’s Wildlife Sanctuary in Bynum will be living up to its name on July 20, as it will be hosting the “SubRosa WeirdFest,” an outdoor music festival with seven artists that’s sure to be a little weird and a little wild. Sub Rosa is Latin for “under the rose,” and is often used to describe Read More…

July 7-13

July 7 — 9:55 a.m., Pondera County deputy spoke with Sheriff’s Office regarding possible theft in Dutton. — 2:17 p.m., Choteau resident reported a car horn repeatedly going off and asked a deputy to speak the owner of the vehicle. — 5:46 p.m., Choteau ambulance responded to a medical emergency in the City Park and Read More…

Steve Bullock hates ‘dark money

Will an August fundraiser undercut the reformist governor’s core message? Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He’s even suing President Donald Trump’s administration over it. But next month, Bullock is scheduled to visit Read More…

Phil, Jody Maxwell known for supporting FF

Fairfield natives and dedicated community members Phil and Jody Maxwell are being recognized as the 2019 Fairfield Swim Days Couple of the Bench. The couple will serve as the grand marshals for the parade. The letter of nomination said, “Phil and Jody can be seen at nearly every community event, participating and supporting their fellow Read More…

Fairfield Swim Days July 20

The 2019 Fairfield Swim Days celebration with a “Show Time” television and movie theme will be held July 18-20. The annual celebration raises funds for maintenance and operation of the Fairfield swimming pool. Kim Ralph, Swim Days treasurer, said profits in recent years have been between $15,000 and $22,000. A percentage of the funds raised Read More…

Choteau blood drawing July 25

The American Red Cross will be in Choteau for a community blood drive on Thursday, July 25, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning at 11 a.m. and going until 5:30 p.m. There is an emergency need for all blood types as donations are leaving the shelves faster than they are coming Read More…

Choteau swimmers will be in Conrad July 13-14

Ten Choteau swimmers competed at the Columbia Falls Invitational swim meet on June 29-30. Dax Yeager was the overall high point winner for boys 9-10 and Daisy Yeager tied for second overall high point for girls 8 and younger. The team will complete in Conrad July 13-14. STATISTICS Columbia Falls Invitational Choteau individual results Alexander Read More…

Next phase of Highway 89 rebuild shown

A thin red line drawn on aerial photographs of the nearly seven-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 89 north of Choteau shows where the highway would be reconstructed in 2023 under the state’s current schedule of road upgrades for the Fairfield to Dupuyer corridor. About 35 people attended the Montana Department of Transportation’s three-hour informational open Read More…

June 30 to July 6

June 30 — 7:27 a.m., motorist reported he was concerned for a man walking on Interstate 15. — 7:55 a.m., U.S. Air Force personnel requested a welfare check on a person who appeared to be sleeping in a vehicle parked in the driveway to the Fox 7 missile site. — 10:01 p.m., an individual in Read More…

Music at OTM on July 10

The Old Trail Museum will present a music night on Wednesday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn behind the schoolhouse Music will be provided by the Loose Mules — Rich Clough, Bill Luthin, Gary Betcher and Marca Gibson. This group has volunteered to play for many years to support the museum. “It is Read More…

100 years of local, state, national service

In honor of the national American Legion and Choteau’s chapter both celebrating centennial birthdays this year, the members of Choteau’s C. James Smith Post 6 have been named grand marshals of the city’s Fourth of July parade. “It’s pretty exciting for the post. We still have a couple World War II veterans around, and many Read More…

4-Hers explain projects to volunteer judges

The 2019 Teton County 4-H Fair award winners in exhibits, displayed at the Choteau Pavilion, were: Division 2 (sewing and textiles) — trophy: Quincy Holmquist with black jacket; rosettes: class 2, Quincy Holmquist with black jacket; Class 3, Madeline Konen with wool dress; class 5, Ainsley DeBruycker with recycled ties sewing project. Division 3 (quilting, Read More…

June 16-22

June 16 — 1:27 a.m., deputy spoke with two individuals in Choteau who had warrants out of the Flathead area. — 5:36 p.m., vehicle with mechanical problems was reported to be parked on the railroad tracks on Airport Road in Choteau. —11:32 p.m., deputy provided a welfare check on a Choteau resident. June 17 — Read More…

GFC MSU building a healthier campus

GREAT FALLS — Great Falls College Montana State University is working to promote a healthier campus by providing healthy snacks, mini workshops and a new outdoor area for students, faculty and staff, according to a news release from the college. The Office of Student Activities secured a $5,000 grant from Healthy Colleges Montana (HCM) to Read More…

Independence Day in Choteau

The Choteau Independence Day activities on July 3 and 4 include a parade, an obstacle course race, a rodeo, an art and craft show, a community band concert, a 4 mile/1 mile fun run, a bluegrass and micro-brew fest and a live concert by Nashville recording artist Tim Montana among other activities. The community’s annual Read More…

Choteau business selected Agency of the Year

Chris and Tammy Hindoien, owners of Rocky Mountain Insurance Services, LLC in Choteau, were recognized for their dedication and hard work. The Choteau couple received the “Agency of the Year” award from Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services, Inc. at the organization’s spring conference held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in April. The agency was recognized for outstanding account Read More…

Tobacco-free Trifecta offers prizes

The organizers of the three fun run races in Choteau and Dutton are offering the fifth annual “Teton County Tobacco Free Trifecta Challenge” to runners and walkers in the region this summer. With the support of the Healthy Teton County Coalition, the race organizations are offering a special prize to everyone who completes or volunteers Read More…