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Articles from the April 30, 2021 edition

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School buying property next to Rowley Field

Ekalaka Elementary District #15 recently made an offer, which has been accepted, to buy a private property located at 228 Senator Street in Ekalaka. The property consists of Lots 4 & 5, Block 2...

 

Hitting the right notes

With no district music festival this year, Ekalaka Public Schools students in grades 7-12 were invited to Broadus last Thursday afternoon to show their chops and perform a selection of songs...

 

Celebrating 80

Local Bob Anderson turned 80 years old on April 16. A large gathering of family and friends attended an open house to celebrate his birthday on April 25 at First Baptist Church in...

 

Governor's office issues Montana water and supply drought outlook report

On Monday, the Office of the Governor released the 2021 Montana Water and Supply Drought Outlook Report. According to data in the report, 42 percent of the state is classified as abnormally dry, with another 18 percent of the state in severe to...

 

Sign up now for community wide garage sale

Sign-up forms for Carter County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Community Wide Garage Sale are now available at the town office. This year it will take place on Saturday, June 5. Locals interested in participating in the yard sale have until May 26...

 

No baseball this spring in Ekalaka

Due to the lack of a field in Ekalaka, there will not be any local youth or adult baseball or softball this year. Tee-ball, usually beginning on the first Wednesday in May, last had a season in 2019 when over thirty kids were a part of the program....

 
 Events   

Spring concert, May 6

Music students in grades K-12 at Ekalaka Public Schools will be hosting a spring concert on Thursday, May 6th at 6:30 p.m inside the CCHS gym. The students will perform selections showcasing their musical skills under the direction of Ekalaka Public...

 
 By Erwin Curry    Voices    April 30, 2021

The Corner

My father’s family is traced back to West Virginia, which was still Virginia when my great-great and great-grandfather lived there before moving west. There are Curry/Currey family reunions in West Virginia to this day. I was told by a cousin...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 30, 2021

Cooking in the West

A few years back, a young man came to the ranch to learn all he could about cowboying during calving season. Of course, I talked him into writing a guest column for me to chronicle his experience. The following story chronicles his impression of... Full story

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, a couple of us gals were comparing our weeks, days; then the question of how we slept popped up. THAT’S an interesting subject; believe it or not, a few of us could relate to lack of sleep. Jill...

 

Legislative update

This past week didn’t start until Tuesday, caused by the controversies noted in last week's report, ie. Virus, judges, etc.. Nonetheless, it turned out to be a productive week, with the Governor...

 

PSC supports broadband expansion in Montana

HELENA, Montana — The Montana Public Service Commission has long recognized that access to a high-speed, reliable broadband network is crucial to Montana’s societal and economic health. The experience of the Covid-19 pandemic has echoed this...

 

Montana regains second congressional seat with 2020 Census

Montana will regain its second congressional seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to the 2020 Census state population count released on Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The count reveals that Montana’s population grew from 989,415...

 

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