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Articles from the July 2, 2014 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    July 2, 2014

Brown in as new Public Works Director

James Brown was recently named Public Works Director for the City of Malta and with a few weeks under his belt while wearing the new hat, he seems to be right at home. That is probably due, in large... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 2, 2014

City Council hears of weed screens, pool prices and appointments

At Tuesday night's Malta City Council Meeting, board members heard updates from Public Works, approved a street closure for Crazy Days as well as an increase in pool fees which have already gone into... Full story

 
 By Marko Manoukian    News    July 2, 2014

Celebrating 100 Years of Extension

In 2014, Extension celebrates the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension Service, a unique partnership between the U.S Department of Agriculture, the nation’s land-grant... Full story

 

Briefly for week of July 2, 2014

Briefly Senior Dinner Meals Starting on July 1, Senior Dinner meals will be served at the Great Northern from 11 a.m. until noon. Sports Physicals at PC Family Health Clinic Due to the clinic being so busy, and the need for our student athletes to... Full story

 

"Lies, damned lies and statistics," pick the number which suits you best

In a recent tongue-in-cheek column about hunting opportunities in Montana I wrote that elk licenses didn’t get any cheaper after the wolves ate all the elk. Now I know the wolves didn’t eat all th... Full story

 

Forcing future generations to depend on foreign food is immoral

Dear Editor, Just a few weeks ago, on May 21, 2014 without much fan fair, the President created a Monument in New Mexico with the use of the 1906 Antiquities Act.  He designated 600,000 acres in Doña Ana County in need of protection.  The area... Full story

 

Thanks for the Southern Hospitality, Malta

Dear Editor, What JOY it was to receive such a welcome in Malta last week while working at the Deboer home in Malta! The community participation was tremendous and so many Blessings, we could not count them all! The Merchants were very helpful,... Full story

 

Orlie P. Linn

Orlie P. Linn SACO- Orlie P. Linn, 89, an Army WWII veteran, POW and rancher of Saco, died Wednesday, 25 Military grave side honors were held at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 1 at the Grandview Cemetery... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    July 2, 2014

So, I am a soccer fan, but there is a catch

Well, it’s official, I am a soccer, er, football…whatever. The round ball game, played by the world’s masses, I am officially a fan…but with a catch. Last week I wondered if I indeed liked to watch soccer. After nearly 13-hours spent perched... Full story

 

Two Golden Anniversary celebrations held on 10-day Cruise

Two Golden Anniversary celebrations were held together on a 10 day Caribbean Cruise over the December 23, 2013 – January 1, 2014 holiday season with family members. Ronald Jerome and Linda Marie (Bancroft) Soiseth were married 50 years ago on May... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 2, 2014

Malta Man pleads guilty to sexual assault, gets 12 years

On June 30, Daryl Demarais was found guilty of sexual assault, a felony, and was sentenced to 12 years in the Montana Department of Corrections with all but five years suspended. Demarais made his initial appearance in Phillips County Court on Novemb... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 2, 2014

Two men in unrelated cases possibly headed to jury trial

At the Phillips County Court House last week, two men, in separate cases, elected to bypass their right to be present when juries are selected for their cases. State of Montana vs. Doyle Wesley Grant On March 7, 2014 at approximately 2:22 p.m., Phill... Full story

 

Twelve Phillips County Youths to receive awards and prizes at Town Hall Meeting on July 8th

Phillips County Coalition for Healthy Choices will be awarding prizes to 12 talented students from Malta, Saco and Whitewater, during a Town Hall meeting Tuesday, July 8th at 7pm at the Phillips County Coalition for Healthy Choices. The Phillips... Full story

 

Sheriff Moran warns of recent scam in Phillips County

Recently the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of an increasing amount of SCAMS. Two of the current more popular ones are from people claiming to be from the Publishers Clearing House, and the Federal Court System. Someone... Full story

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG June 19 thru a portion of June 24 Check out our website: www.phillipscountysheriff.org. June 20, 14 2:56am Lake Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 8pm tonight. 7:39am Male with a disabled vehicle near Saco... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 2, 2014

Memories for the Week of July 2

July 7, 2004 10-years ago Headline: American Prairie Foundation to open office The American Prairie Foundation, which recently purchased a large ranch in southern Phillips County, is looking to establish a field office in Malta. Formed three years... Full story

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 2, 2014

Shayne and Shane lead headers after two events

The Crossfire Roping Club kicked off it’s season, last Wednesday at the Trafton Rodeo Arena. The six week event features headers and heelers from all around Phillips County. Though event one was... Full story

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 2, 2014

Malta's first open rodeo in a decade is a success

About 220 Men, women and children of all ages were present at the open rodeo held at the Pavilion last Friday. Originally the rodeo was supposed to be at Trafton Park, but due to Malta's Thursday... Full story

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 2, 2014

Messerly scores most points at Plentywood

Last week the Malta Swim Team had a one day meet in Plentywood. The team did good considering the team only had nine swimmers representing the team opposed to 30-45 swimmers from other teams, but the... Full story

 

June 2014 Building Permits and Pet License for Malta

JUNE 2014 BUILDING PERMITS #5577 Teena Schorr, Riverview 1 BLK 3 Lot 4, Garage, , #5578 Hal DeBoer, Cosner’s 1 BKL 2 Lot 2,3,4, Garage, , #5579 Francis & Darlene Kolczak, Cosner’s 3rd BLK 7 Lot 21, Siding & Windows, , #5581 Tim & Angela Hasler,... Full story

 

Senior News

In Whist, high went to Ernie Olson. Second went to Clarence Jacobson and the traveling prize went to Roy Baeth. In Pinochle, High went to Roger Ereaux. Second went to Ken Jensen and traveling prizes went to Ernie Olson and Lloyd K... Full story

 

Duplicate Bridge for week of July 2, 2014

Monday, June 23rd, saw Bonnie Millar and Anna Faye Simms tie with Keith Stine and Margo Rush for first place. Wednesday’s winners were Anna Faye Simms and Keith Stine. Second place was awarded to Malcolm Clouse and Bonnie Millar... Full story

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 2, 2014

Loring News for week of July 2, 2014

Quite the week for weather! Big down pours of rain, huge winds, bright sun at different times all week! A photo of Kyle Wasson’s was chosen for US Farm Report with Tyne Morgan’s crop watch on RFD... Full story

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    July 2, 2014

Dodson News for July 2, 2014

Elaine (Solberg) Brophy and two children were here visiting from Glendive. Doug and Mary Fauth of Malta were dinner guests of Edward and Polly Solberg Thursday. Burt and Kathy Windells of Fairfield... Full story

 
 By Helen Austin    News    July 2, 2014

Whitewater News for week of July 2, 2014

Visitors at Taylor’s were George Taylor Sr., and Patricia Taylor, of Helena, Mont. They also decorated graves for Memorial Day. Linda Berg went to Billings for appointments. I – Helen ... Full story

 

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