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COVID-19 drive thru testing was done in Baker on June 23 in the Fallon County Health Department parking lot. They completed 116 tests. They will do another sentinel testing event in a week or two.

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Centennial Park is beautifully maintained by Carl Hepperle of the Lions Club. Angie, Sadie and Sylvia Rabbitt volunteered their time to paint the cement pillars as a surprise for Carl.

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Although the City of Baker has suspended its Recreation Department in a cost-cutting battle with the loss of revenues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it still was supported by members of the City Council and almost two dozen residents attending the June 17 meeting in the Fallon County Courthouse.

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Congratulations to these seniors who received the “High School Hero Cord Award” from the Vitalant Blood Services.

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FDA advises consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol), a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested. FDA has identified the following products manufactured by Esk…

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The biggest annual event in Montana, MontanaFair has been adapting, changing, and working hard to provide an Open and Safe fair in 2020. Physical distancing guidelines and capacity restrictions have required a lot of changes to this year’s event.

New signs have been placed along Highway 7 and Highway 12 giving directions to some of the many recreation options surrounding Baker Lake! Fallon County Commissioners, Fallon County Parks and Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation worked together to determine the content and the loc…

Baker Lions Club with the help of Lions Club members Jane O’Connor, Alice Kay Schweigert and Alissa Miller planted flowers at Centennial Park. They also had help from Tucker and Emmalyn Miller from Fertile Prairie 4-H Club.

The Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame awarded their 2020 collegiate scholarships to twelve deserving high school seniors at The Montana High School Rodeo State Finals in Baker Montana. These scholarships are awarded based on academics, rodeo participation, community service and need.

Bozeman -  Haylee Barkley*, Melissa Breitbach*, Tannon Dukart, Taylyn Dukart*, Anna Espeland*, Joseph Fisher*, Hannah Gonsioroski*, Bradley Kallevig*, Clinton Lesh all of Baker were named to Montana State University honor rolls for spring semester 2020.

As Montanans look forward to summer, the Montana Department of Revenue has a reminder: Federal and state income taxes are due July 15.

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Independence Day is on the Fourth of July every year, but in Baker there will be some changes caused by a global pandemic.