Steve Zachmann has had a busy 2020. And 2021 may be as busy too.
The high winds which blew through Eastern Montana a week ago gave way to some snow and milder temperatures – a pattern which will continue through the end of the month, according to a forecaster at the National Weather Service office in Billings.
Fallon County and the rest of the state are providing vaccinations for the COVID-19 pandemic following a phased system with first responders, healthcare workers and long-term care residents in the first group.
A year after Ismay’s post office was destroyed by a late night fire, it is being reborn like a phoenix out of what was once a smoldering pile of debris in the small community.
The first ever drive-in movie night Saturday at the Fallon County Fairgrounds turned into a free Christmas double feature, thanks to local sponsors and predicted high winds Sunday.
The third winner of the Be A Winner! Shop In Baker! promotion, sponsored by the Baker Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was Mandi Varner of Baker. She received $25 in Baker Bucks.
It may have been inspired by something seen on Facebook, but the recent creation of a “Hugging Wall” at the Fallon Medical Complex’s long-term care facility has brought back the human touch to the COVID-19 in Baker.
With the end of 2020 coming soon, the Montana Department of Revenue has a reminder: Contributions to the charitable organizations and causes may be deductible on 2020 income taxes if made before the end of the year.
Groups or individuals interested in constructing or improving a community fishing pond have until Feb. 1 to apply for a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Community Pond Program grant. The objective of the Community Pond Program is to enhance public fishing opportunities in or near Montana …
The first winner of the Be A Winner! Shop In Baker! promotion, sponsored by the Baker Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was Sid Childers of Marmarth, ND. He received $25 in Baker Bucks.
Jade Boggs, president of the Baker Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture presented Baker Public Schools superintendent Aaron Skogen with a check for the After School Program. The chamber donated the profit from the 3 on 3 basketball tournament held in July to the program.
For the first time, the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana will host its 46th annual Economic Outlook Seminar event, “The Path Forward, How Covid-19 Has Reshaped the Economy,” via video conference.
U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced his participation in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trial. The trial is a blind trial, however, Daines has since tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies.
Following a series of train accidents across Montana in the last year—including a fatal crash in Bainville in May—U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced their bipartisan Right Track Act to bolster train safety in Eastern Montana and other rural communities.
There is a weapon in their arsenal that local school districts have found invaluable in the current battle against the COVID-19 pandemic which has been hitting Fallon County hard in recent weeks.
Two members of the Montana Army National Guard are currently working alongside staff at Dahl Memorial Healthcare. Private Drake and Staff Sergeant Thomson arrived in Ekalaka earlier this week. Thomson said that they are currently scheduled to assist at the hospital until Nov. 23, although it…
Friends of FMC Foundation will hold its 11th Annual “Festival of Trees” starting Monday, Nov. 23 at Thee Garage Showroom in Baker at 5 p.m. If you, your business, group or organization would like to donate a decorated tree, wreath, swag or anything that is Christmas related, please call Karo…
Montana Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) will be closed Friday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 to allow for a major system upgrade. Offices are expected to reopen on Monday, Nov. 30. MVD apologizes for any inconvenience and thanks the public for their patience. For more information on MVD…