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JB and the Moonshine Band to headline jam-packed Days of '85

Texas-based country group JB and the Moonshine Band is set to headline a jam-packed Days of '85 Fair this year. The group, led by front man JB Patterson who is the lead vocalist, songwriter and...

 

Bids out for new pool

The Town of Ekalaka recently sent out pool bids/proposal requests and is anxiously awaiting responses. After this process is completed the town may then select a pool contractor. Once the contractor is selected, additional details will come on the...

 

CCM wins big again

Back in March, Carter County Museum (CCM) was recognized at the Montana Governor's Conference and the Dino Shindig was named Event of the Year by Montana's Office of Tourism and Event Development....

 

A plethora of activities planned for Days of '85

On Thursday, August 11, people who are in town for the 2017 Days of ‘85 Fair and Rodeo can kick off their busy weekend with ladies’ night karaoke at Dawg House Pub, beginning at 9:00 p.m. The pub is also sponsoring mud volleyball at the...

 

Celebrate 100 years with an outstanding parade

Since Carter County is celebrating its 100 birthday this year, Carter County Chamber of Commerce, the parade committee, and the fair board are hoping to make the parade bigger and better than ever. The board chose “Pioneer Days To Modern Ways...

 

MFWP drawing dates for July and August

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks drew the deer and elk B licenses for the 2017/2018 season on July 17. Hunters can check their drawing status on MyFWP. However, antelope licenses will not be drawn until July 31. Refunds for unsuccessful applicants...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Voices    July 21, 2017

Montana Tales & Trails

Snake season is here. Not a hunting season, but a season to admire Montana's snakes for what they are: a vital cog in the natural world that serves an important purpose even if some of us suffer the...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    July 21, 2017

Bright Ideas

I have written about our need for a fence to keep the deer out. Many “urban" Ekalaka gardeners face the same problem, and even some fences don’t work. We’ll have ours tested, I’m sure. The body of the fence had been in place over a month,...

 

The epidemic that's hurting us all: meth

On my most recent telephone town hall with 28,000 Montanans, nearly 95% agreed that meth is a problem in Montana. Certainly, Barbara from Billings knows this to be true – she shared with me that her...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    July 21, 2017

Hat Tips

Hello, It is turning into a long, hot summer. I mean it is really hot. We’ve had several days well over one hundred degrees. Measurable rain is non-existent. The hay crop and small grain crops have been decimated. Many ranchers are selling off a...

 
 By Derek Strahn    Regional    July 21, 2017

Homestead Act launches a new era in Montana

Several short-term trends helped trigger Montana's remarkable homestead boom. The most significant was the Enlarged Homestead Act of 1909, which doubled the free land available to settlers to 320...

 

2017 Ekalaka Track & Arena Youth Rodeo

Area youngsters proved they have what it takes to compete at Ekalaka Track & Arena's Youth Rodeo held last Saturday. The rodeo was again a great success as kids were able to learn valuable...

 

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