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Articles from the May 17, 2024 edition


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  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (APRIL 25, 2024)

    Updated May 16, 2024

    4-25-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, April 25, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. There was no public comment. County Treasurer Jesi Pierson joined the meeting with information...

  • Local health professionals earn patient safety credential

    Sheila Sherman, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated May 16, 2024

    The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Katie Stieg and Raquel Mitchell as Certified Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS). Earning this credential attests to each professionals competency in patient safety science and application. This achievement demonstrates their expertise in this critical discipline and positions them among those committed to and leading patient safety work. Stieg and Mitchell earned this credential in...

  • Free performance of Montana Shakespeare in The Parks coming to Ekalaka

    Join Montana Shakespeare in the Parks for a free performance of William Shakespeare's "Winter's Tale." Pack a picnic, grab your friends, and enjoy this world class performance! Montana Shakes will be at the old nursing home lawn with the show starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27th. The play is sponsored by Sagebrush Service Club. The club is still accepting donations from local businesses and community members which can be sent to: Valerie O'Connell, P.O. Box 151,...

  • New pool committee seeking estimates

    Updated May 16, 2024

    The new pool committee is currently seeking estimates for a new pool house, concrete work (not for the actual pool) and a fence. A drawing of basic plans is available at the Town Office for reference. Estimates/quotes need to be received by May 26, 2024. Please contact the town office, 406-775-8731, for more information. The pool committee is currently planning to build a new pool in multiple phases, and members are hopeful that the first phase of the build, the actual pool,...

  • CCHS Track results

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Thursday, May 9 District 4C Meet Baker, MT Mens Results 100 Meters 3. 11, Zander Ashbrook, 11.83 PR 8. 12, Ethan Frye, 12.65 11. 10, Ronald Bruce, 12.95 PR 14. 10, Kaleb Frye, 13.34 15. 9, Meric Berg, 13.67 PR 200 Meters 4. 11, Zander Ashbrook, 24.62 PR 7. 10, Ronald Bruce, 26.09 PR 11. 9, Meric Berg, 28.01 PR 400 Meters 6. 11, Ethan Mellon, 58.24 PR 7. 10, Ronald Bruce, 1:00.54 9. 9, Meric Berg, 1:04.22 PR 1600 Meters 6. 10, Ronald Bruce, 5:40.80 PR 3200 Meters 4. 11, Ethan...

  • Wonka Jr.

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Families, friends and fans made their way to the CCHS Tuggle Room twice last week for back-to-back memorable performances of "Willy Wonka Jr." by Ekalaka Public Schools' sixth and seventh graders....

  • CAPITOLETTER

    Karen Odell|Updated May 16, 2024

    May 13, 2024 Well, we did get a little rain this week on Tie Creek, but it seems that Capitol got the bulk of the moisture. Ernie Rachel and Tommy Melum are still calving, but are close to the end of calving season. Tommy has finished his school year, and is a big help to his dad in all his free time. Rachel’s brother, Don Kalbach and his wife, Thu, from Seattle, came out to the ranch to visit for a few days. They had come out for Daniel’s wedding, last week, and stayed to visit a while longer before heading west again. The...

  • Cooking in the West

    Susan Metcalf|Updated May 16, 2024

    Several years ago I discovered a hilarious self-published book from Maralee Robinson of Billings, Montana. It is called "East Meets West: Real Dude Meets Real Cowboy: Indoor Plumbing Meets Outdoor Plumbing, and All the Things They Have in Common." The book is a collection of reflections of a city girl who married a cowboy. The book was somewhat longer than the title, and it was so funny I couldn't put it down. Maralee dedicated the book to her cowboy husband, their children,...

  • Conversations with God

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Hello God, it's me, Mara: You know, Lord, yup – 'Mother's Day is past, but it's been fun listening to several old and young friends share about the mothers of some of their friends. Take G.L.'s mom for instance. She loved having her daughter's friends pop in for an overnight or a weekend. Seems like she also had a 'few' jobs for them to do while maybe G.L. just watched or went and played the piano while friend 1) ironed, or friend 2) cleaned out a cupboard and washed a DAY'S w...

  • Let's secure our community's health: Support the Dahl Memorial Hospital levy!

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Dear Editor, I write to implore our community to rally behind the upcoming mill levy of $260,000.00 in support of the Dahl Memorial Hospital Association, Inc. This levy is crucial to ensuring the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of our recently constructed facility, which faces daily wear and tear from the harsh weather conditions of Eastern Montana. The Dahl Memorial Hospital stands as a beacon of health and hope in our community, offering essential services to all who seek medical assistance. However, behind the scenes, the...

  • Mid-Rivers annual meeting to be held May 29th in Baker

    The Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Annual Meeting and Customer Appreciation Event will be held on May 29, 2024, at the Fallon County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall in Baker, Montana. Member registration will begin at 10:00 AM, followed by the Business Meeting at 11:00 AM and a free customer appreciation lunch at 12:00 PM. Members in attendance will receive an attendance gift. Drawings for door prizes will be held throughout the meeting. Mid-Rivers will also hold a drawing for fifteen (15) $1,000 scholarships, awarded to...

  • Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. on May 27th

    Memorial Day services will take place on Monday, May 27th at Beaver Lodge Cemetery in Ekalaka. The service will begin at 11 a.m. Veterans performing the services should arrive at 10:30 a.m. Memorial Day is an American federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. service members who died while on active duty. First enacted to honor union and confederate soldiers following the Civil War, it was extended after World...

  • EMS Week: 'Honoring our past, forging our future'

    Travis Doggett, Assistant EMS Director, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated May 16, 2024

    Ekalaka Ambulance was started many decades ago with an Oldsmobile station wagon. With the dedication and perseverance of many community members that became EMTs and joined the team, Ekalaka Ambulance is still going strong and is continuing to progress in its medical care. This year represents the 50th anniversary of EMS week in our nation. “Honoring Our Past, Forging Our Future” is the heart of EMS week this year. Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association will be hosting EMS week May 20th-23rd. Each day from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m...

  • Board leadership training, June 5th in Ekalaka

    In conjunction with Montana State University Extension, Carter County Commissioners are sponsoring a board leadership training for all members of local boards. The training, slated for June 5th, is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at Carter County Event Center. Topics at the training include principles of good governance, roles and responsibilities of board members/trustees, open meeting laws, citizens right to participate laws, closing a meeting, board member liability, effective meetings, agendas and managing public comment,...

  • Carter County growth policy public open house

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Carter County Commissioners have authorized the Carter County Planning Board to develop a Growth Policy on behalf of the County. A final draft of the Policy can be reviewed by visiting the project website at www.carter.stahlyprojects.com or by obtaining a copy at the Carter County Courthouse, 214 Park Street, Ekalaka, MT or at the Carter County Museum, 306 N Main Street, Ekalaka, MT. A public open house is scheduled for June 3, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. to allow...

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