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Articles from the December 14, 2016 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    December 14, 2016

Painting the Night

A total of 17 soldiers stand at attention, strategically placed around an old wagon sitting on 40 acres pinched between Sleeping Buffalo and Saco at 4 p.m. The sun is setting in the east and...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 14, 2016

Two Malta students picked to attend Gov's conference

When Malta High School freshmen Bonnie Jones and Ben Costin were filling out applications for the Governor and First Lady Leadership Council conference last October, neither of them thought much more...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 14, 2016

Students honor Vets with Christmas Cards

For the fourth year straight, The Malta American Legion has asked schools in Malta for their help in their Christmas Cards for Veterans and those students have responded in spectacular fashion. "Just...

 

LOCASH to headline 2017 Phillips County Fair

Country music duo LOCASH spent much of 2016 charting songs on the top of music charts and in 2017 will bring their act to the area as the headliners of the Phillips County Fair main stage. Their...

 

Aladdin auditions in Malta on Jan. 9

An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of Alladdin Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Malta High School Auditorium from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Those auditioning...

 

'I can't quit you'

I have a bad habit I can’t seem to quit. I listen to the Voices of Montana radio show at every opportunity. Billed as conservative talk radio, the show regularly offers one-sided arguments from...

 

Saving vs. Selling Souls

It is a little over a month since the 2016 Election and it seems as though big surprise… Liberals and Conservatives are still arguing. Big surprise, right? I don’t know what it is about the human...

 

Donna Lee Main

Donna Lee Main, 79, of Missoula, died Tuesday December 6, 2016 following a brief illness. Donna was born August 23, 1937 in Malta, Mont., to Bob and Myrtle Simanton. She grew up on a small farm east of Malta. When she was 13, to her father's...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 14, 2016

Town of Dodson cracks down on water, sewer fees

The Dodson Town Council is going to be more strictly enforcing their monthly water and sewer fees following a very expensive and difficult week of finding outside help to fix a broken shutoff valve. Last week, the Town of Dodson was forced to turn...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    December 14, 2016

Dodson News for December 14, 2016

On Sunday evening we received our first small skiff of snow with badly falling temperatures -- for all week with another small snow covering. We have had low and below zero temperatures all week....

 

Card New for December 14, 2016

Whist On Tuesday, December 6, Leonard Leader took first place with 62, Roy Baeth was second with 50 and the traveling prize was awarded to Jeanette Heinle. Pinochle On Thursday, December 1, Barbara Stevens scored 5,380 to earn a first place finish....

 
 By Helen Austin    News    December 14, 2016

Whitewater News for December 14, 2016

Sympathy to Ree Simonson, Margie Olson, and Murdock families on the loss of their aunt, Ms. Hunter, in Huntley, Scotland. Jessica Swift, who attends Clemson University down South, is working with the...

 
 By Pat Murdock    News    December 14, 2016

Whitewater Rural News for December 14, 2016

Jenna, Troy, Sienna and Stryker of Helena were here for Thanksgiving holiday grandma with Grandma Debbie and Brent Anderson. Jim, Pat and Hector Murdock had Thanksgiving dinner at Saco with the Haynes families; Lexie, Ron, Therese (Haynes) and...

 

Every Rae Lindgren

Lynne and Jim Nevrivy and Terry and Pam Lindgren are proud to announce the birth of their new granddaughter. Every Rae Lindgren was born November 26, 2016 in Devils Lake, N.D. She weighed 11 pounds...

 

Briefly for the week of December 14, 2016

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Dec 15th - Stuffed peppers Friday, Dec 16th - Fish & chips Tuesday, Dec 20th - Sloppy Joe's Do you have a December birthday? Sign up when you sign in for dinner for your chance to win the December 10 meal certificate....

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for December 14, 2016

Several calls have been received requesting road reports. Please remember to call 511, 1-800-226-ROAD (7623) or use these websites: www.mdt.mt.gov/travelinfo or www.phillipscountysheriff.org. November 25, 2016 11:56 p.m. Deputies performed a traffic...

 

Red Cross News for the week of December 14, 2016

The American Red Cross blood drive was held Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Malta Lutheran Church with a very successful show of blood donors even with the holiday season upon us. There were 55 presenters for possible donations with three deferred...

 

Flathead's Bad Larrys coming to Malta in January

The Bad Larrys, a talented acoustical duo from the Flathead Valley are coming to Malta and the Tin Cup Bar & Grill on Saturday, January 21st. The Bad Larrys featuring Jay Aiken on acoustic guitar and Chris Arndt on upright bass play a mix of genuine...

 

Memories for the Week of December 14, 2016

100 years ago December 14, 1916 $15,000 Carnegie Library The people of the Phillips County have taken a great interest in the proposition to erect the Carnegie Library of Malta, the subject that was...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    News    December 14, 2016

Grapevine for the week of December 14, 2016: Ann Harms

Ann Harms Co-Owner / Operator at Ray J's BBQ Favorite Meal / Dessert: Chicken Parmesan / Tiramisu Define yourself as an animal: A cat Favorite Hobby: Reading Dream vacation: The Thorn Birds by...

 

Grapevine for the week of December 14, 2016

Question A: What was the coldest temperature that you've seen over the past week? Question B: What is your favorite winter activity? Jessica Pankratz A: -2 on car thermometer. B: Ice-fishing and...

 
 By Dina Meneely    News    December 14, 2016

About town Christmas activities

The innocence of kids during the holidays is one of the things that keep us all young. The sparkle of a child’s eye when looking at a Christmas tree, their joyful noise when singing carols or pure happiness when thinking about Christmas morning; wi...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    December 14, 2016

Nelson to remain low through the winter

Nelson Reservoir, located 20 miles northeast of Malta, will be approximately 16 ft (2206 ft elevation) below full pool elevation of 2221 ft, or 37% of full pool capacity. The reservoir was drawn down...

 

CattleWomen donate roasts to Malta Food Bank

The Phillips County CattleWomen donated 57 pounds (20 roasts) of locally raised beef roasts to the Malta Food Bank. The PC CattleWomen have been donating beef roasts to the Malta Food Bank for the...

 

Classified Ads for December 14, 2016

Help Wanted Phillips County Library Board Position The Phillips County Library Board has a position opening to represent the Saco area. For more information please call the P.C. Library at 654-2407. Town of Dodson part time Town Clerk The Town of...

 

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