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Articles from the April 23, 2014 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    April 23, 2014

Hikes 'n Bikes schedule offers tons of outdoor fun

The Hikes 'n Bikes started in Malta three summers ago and since then has added a slew of new events fashioned to get people outdoors in order to get people into top physical condition. "There is not... Full story


Norman W. Solberg

DODSON- Norman W. Solberg, 78, a retired U.S. Mail Carrier and farmer-rancher died on Sunday April 13, 2014, Norman left this world to be with his lovely bride, Alice. The family will receive friends... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    April 23, 2014

Not a fan Cliches

There are just some sayings I don’t quite understand. For instance “The pen is mightier than the sword. “ I get the meaning behind it. I know that communication is better than direct force or... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    April 23, 2014

"Phantom Smell" detected into downtown buildings

At least some of the "phantom smells" that have pestered business owners in downtown Malta were sniffed out by John Demarais and the Public Works team last week with the assistance of smoke bombs.... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    April 23, 2014

Howard twins lead Whitewater to team victory, Malta 2nd

Whitewater hosted the Whitewater Invitational Golf Meet at Marion Hills Golf Course, Tuesday, April 15. In only his second golf meet of the season, Sophomore Keenan VanWichen placed second at the meet... Full story

 By Staff    News    April 23, 2014

Easter Coloring Contest winners announced

This year’s Phillips County News Easter Coloring Contest was another success with over 40 entries coming in from children aged 3-to-14. While the PCN staff had a tough time picking winners during the contest judging on Friday morning, after much... Full story

 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 23, 2014

Whitewater Junior High students win Championship at Academic Olympics

Students from Whitewater Junior High won the Oral Rounds Championship at the Academic Olympics in Glasgow last Wednesday. The team – Hannah Anderson and Bella Lawless, both of the seventh grade,... Full story


Briefly for week of April 23

Briefly Malta Driver’s Exam New Schedule The Malta Driver’s Exam Station has changed the days it will be in Malta. The New days are the first and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon and then from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Friends of the... Full story


I 169 supporter now playing money card?

I guess it all comes down to dollars. Tom Gignoux wrote recently in the Great Falls Tribune that trapping “is a cruel recreation that drains money from Montana businesses ...” It was an... Full story


Initiative 169 would take away "God given rights"

Dear Editor, I am nearly 77 years old and if you sold everything I own I doubt I am worth $1000. When I was born I had the freedom and the right to trap, which I have done since I was 6 years old. Initiative 169 would ban trapping in Montana. To... Full story


Disappointment with McKeon's wild bison decision

Dear Editor, I was disappointed to hear that Judge McKeon had denied the plaintiff’s contention that quarantined Yellowstone Park bison transferred to the Indian Reservations should not be classified as “wild.” I obtained a copy of his... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    April 23, 2014

A Column about nothing much

Writing a weekly column is sort of like doing laundry. You know in the back of your mind that it needs to be done, but when it is time to really pull the trigger, isn’t it easier just to wear a T-shirt that is 20 years old and socks with holes in... Full story


Thank you, Mr. Degel, for opening the pipeline debate

Dear Editor, Thank you Mr. John Degel for opening the Keystone XL debate: The TransCanada ads about the pipeline remind me of the Pegasus Gold scam that Phillips Co. endured. One day Pegasus thanked everyone for helping pass the legislation they had... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    April 23, 2014

Memories for the Week of April 23

April 28, 2004 10 Years Ago •Chosen to reign as queen and king at Malta High School’s recent prom were Mandy Bebee and Chase Sanderson. Mandy is the daughter of Jim and Debbie Bebee of Malta.... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    April 23, 2014

Senior Spotlight April 24, 2014

Senior Spotlight Ginni Eskildsen Favorite Snack: Cheese and crackers Favorite Athlete: Joe Montana Favorite Holiday: Christmas What you did before retirement: Farming. Favorite Book & Movie:... Full story


Robert "Robin" Donald McMullen

WHITEWATER-Robert "Robin" Donald McMullen, 65, beloved father, husband, grandfather and friend to many went to fish with the Lord on April 17, 2014. The family will receive friends at 7:00 P.M.,... Full story


Phillips County Museum News for April 23

Summer hours at the Phillips County Museum are 10:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday & 12:30-5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Groups interested in scheduling a school tour contact the museum at 654-1037 or e-mail us at [email protected] Like us on... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    April 23, 2014

Malta Cleanup Day slated for May 1, weather permitting

For as long as anyone can remember, May Day has also been Cleanup Day in Malta and this May is no exception. Volunteers will go about town, picking up trash and debris in an effort to our town looking fresh and clean as we head into spring. Cleanup... Full story


PCN story lacks some facts

Dear Editor, In the April 9, 2014, PCN an article appeared on the front page about a popular website entitled Phillips County Montana – Memories. A few of the comments in the article have raised some questions and I would like to offer a few points... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    April 23, 2014

Malta City Council: City pound, pool and trains

A flurry of information was dispersed at the first Malta City Council meeting of April, including the new museum on Highway 2, City Pool upgrades and changes to departure times at the local Amtrak station. At the meeting, the new Antiques Modes of... Full story


Dodson Junior High Track at Nashua Invitational

Pictures from the Dodson Junior High Track at Nashua Invite... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    April 23, 2014

Salsbery competes at State Geography Bee in Billings

On Friday, April 4, Turk Salsbery, a fifth grader from Malta elementary school, had the chance to do something that only three Malta grade school students in the last 22 years have done. Attend the... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    April 23, 2014

M-ettes Second at Havre Lions Meet; Simonson shines for the Penguins

Girls Malta scored 117 total points and was three points from tieing Havre, who won with 120 at the meet. Whitewater finished fifth with 26 points total. Malta was led by freshman standout Sophie Stil... Full story


Phillips County Shutterbug April 23

Phillips County Shutterbug April 23 Photographs taken by Phillips County Residents as well as photos that never ran in the paper because of a lack of space or time. Send your Phillips County... Full story


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