A fast-moving wildfire swept through the Central Montana town of Denton on Wednesday burning 25 homes, grain elevators and also closed one road after a bridge burned, according to reports by the Fergus County Sheriff’s office.
Darby High School Senior Hadassah Wilson attended Montana Girl’s State in Helena and was selected to attend Girls Nation last summer. Wilson is the first DHS student to receive the award of attending Girls Nation.
Montana State had just earned its biggest win of the season, at Weber State on Oct. 15. MSU’s defense dominated, and it caused Jeffrey Manning Jr. to think about another game.
“We’re coming in expecting to win every game. We don’t want to lose. We hate losing. We haven’t felt that feeling yet and we never want to feel it.”
Montana State, the No. 8 seed in the FCS playoffs, raced away from UT Martin in the second half on Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.
As reported by multiple sources, a Louisiana U.S. district judge has blocked a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers. On Tuesday, the judge issued a nationwide injunction, which is considered another setback to President Joe Biden’s effort to require wide segments of the population to be vaccinated.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden lost three federal challenges to his vaccine mandates in just two days this week, with judges ruling the mandates are executive branch overreach and likely unconstitutional.
BOZEMAN – Success rates increased for hunters in southwest Montana during the final weekend of the general hunting season, according to check station data gathered by wildlife biologists with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
Attorney General Austin Knudsen spoke Monday to a meeting of health care workers and community members in Sidney, where some employees of the Sidney Health Center have been protesting the hospital’s announcement that it will comply with a federal vaccine mandate for health care providers that receive Medicaid and Medicare funding. Employees at such organizations across the state must show proof that they’ve received at least one dose of vaccination by next Monday, Dec. 6, per new guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).
The group's announcement followed a federal judge's order pausing federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements for health workers.
MONROE, La. - A federal district court in Monroe on Tuesday said a federal agency had overstepped its authority and temporarily ended the requirement that millions of healthcare workers nationwide get vaccinated before Monday, Dec. 6.
At the beginning of each 4-H Year, 4-H Clubs typically choose a couple of community service projects and club fundraisers to accomplish throughout the year. At our Eager Eagles November 4-H Club meeting, we discussed ways in which our club could donate to the Fairfield Food Bank. The membe…
• Tree Lighting Ceremony - Join town Mayor Bob Swartz on main street Friday, December 3rd at 4:00 pm as we kickoff the Christmas festivities by lighting the town Christmas tree and enjoying Christmas songs from local musicians.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The original posting of this story had multiple errors regarding the time of several events going on this weekend in Augusta. We have corrected those errors and made a few other, more minor, corrections. We regret any inconvenience. Please note that the errors were brought to …
In the photo above, Baylee Russell, with Mountain View Co-Op in Fairfield, presents a check in the amount of $1,666.00 to Chelsea Schilling with the Fairfield Food Pantry. The pantry also received a donation from the Fairfield Lions Club of $500 to help pay for food boxes for the Thanksgivin…
The Sun River Valley Food Drive kicked off on November 15, 2021 at the Lions Club Hall in Simms. Started in 1998, the Sun River Valley Food Drive has grown to serve over 100 families who struggle to have enough food during non-school periods like the Christmas holiday. The Sun River Valley F…
As many look ahead at a busy holiday season, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors across the country to harness their humanity by giving blood in the coming weeks.
An environmental group has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over expansion of hunting and fishing access to federal wildlife refuges, including the Swan River National Wildlife Refuge in Montana.
A minivan collided with a school bus on Montana Highway 2, killing the minivan’s 52-year-old driver and sending his 35-year-old passenger to St. James Healthcare with injuries.
A 69-year-old Wyoming woman died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 43 about 8 miles from the top of Chief Joseph Pass.
Local artist Andy Watson will be hosting the Front Range Art Association (FRAA) 2021 Christmas Show. The FRAA members are excited to be showing their work in Fairfield this year.
RANGE magazine editor Caroline Joy Hadley (CJ to those who know and love her) was honored with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Will Rogers Medallion Awards (WRMA) committee at their annual banquet in Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 23, 2021, for her three-plus decades of superlative work po…
On Monday, May 15th, local Girl Scouts visited the Fairfield Town Office to learn about local government, and they had the opportunity to meet Fairfield Mayor Bob Schwarz. The young citizens are working on earning their Democracy Badge.
Jordan Schroeder from Jordan’s Pumpkins for a Cause made a visit to Peace Place Respite in Great Falls, the recipient chosen to receive this year’s proceeds, to announce the total donations collected from the event held at the family farm in Vaughn in early October. The total included the fu…
(The Center Square) – Eleven U.S. Senate Democrats have called on President Joe Biden to do something about rising gas prices while also expressing support for policies that energy industry says are contributing to seven-year high costs at the pump, including oil and gas tax increases embedded in the Build Back Better Act.
Anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide is encouraged to attend Montana’s International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 20 for a morning of healing, hope and togetherness.
(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on President Joe Biden to “immediately” withdraw a Cornell Law professor as his nominee for Comptroller of the Currency over concerns he has about her policy positions on the banking and oil and gas industries.
(The Center Square) – Citing the potential threat of energy poverty, a national organization of Black activist groups has appealed to President Joe Biden’s administration to allow the Line 5 pipeline to remain open.
(The Center Square) – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers warns of increased energy costs and inflation in the U.S. if increased government restrictions continue to impact production.
(The Center Square) – Americans should expect to pay significantly more to heat their homes this winter, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says.
The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has released a new report that ranks COVID-19 associated deaths as the third leading cause of death in 2020 and will likely hold the same ranking for 2021.
Winter is a beautiful time in the Helena Valley, but along with the winter season comes an increase in outdoor air pollution. This is mostly due to the use of wood-burning devices.
CHENEY, Washington — Months ago, Brent Vigen peered at a room of people he hardly knew. When he was introduced to them as Montana State’s head coach, he laid out a vision of promise.
Do you enjoy learning and talking about our local history? Then be sure to attend the November meeting of The Fairfield Historical Society on Thursday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. at the GID/Sun River Project Manager’s House located next door to the GID office. The public is invited.