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Editor's note: This story appeared in the June 28 edition of The Fairfield Sun Times, but has been uploaded to our new website.

AUGUSTA  - Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc. (Rocky) will have supplemental foods available to Augusta area senior citizens at the Augusta Senior Center on Tuesday, January 29 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.  Foods are shelf stable and consist of canned fruit, vegetables, meats, juice, cereal…

When I was moving a load of our possessions out here 18 years ago I was driving a U-Haul truck on interstate 90, crossing the Rocky mountains in Montana. It was raining that day — which was great news for a state weary of fires at that time — and as I slowly crested a pass I noticed a sign t…

Led by the Knights of Columbus Color Guard, students from Holy Trinity Catholic School, Our Lady Academy and St. Stanislaus College on Friday took part in the 46th annual nationwide "March for Life."

The foundations funding the national litigation effort against energy companies are the same donors supporting the Sunrise Movement, the upstart group behind the recent push for the Green New Deal, according to reporting by Inside Philanthropy.

HELENA -- A loose-knit, ever-evolving group of Republican legislators is making waves and causing headaches in the 66th Montana Legislature.

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The 66th Montana Legislature convened Monday, Jan.7 in Helena. While the session is still in its infancy, committees are beginning to meet and legislators are introducing their first bills of the term. We’ve hit the ground running.

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The Fairfield Eagle wrestlers began their work at home this week, hosting a multi-team mixer on Thursday evening. Teams from Cut Bank, Choteau, Conrad, Valier, Harlem, Fort Benton/Big Sandy, Poplar, Malta, Simms, Shelby, Wolf Point, Belt and Cascade met in the Fairfield gymnasium for a two-r…


"Main street of small agricultural community having population of 700 in center of wheat raising area, May 1939." (Description of photo by the FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein). Note: in the print edition we incorrectly identified the photo as being taken in 1938.

Dick Anderson Construction was honored as the 2018 business of the year during the 12th annual Helena Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet Thursday.

There aren’t many Republicans more conservative than Steve Daines, which is why it stuck out this week when the Montana senator sided with Democrats to oppose Trump Administration plans to lift sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Winter is definitely here and even though the temperatures are a bit chilly, there are still so many things to do – whether they be indoors or outdoors.

Barb Rinke, Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Montana will make her official visitation to Naomi Chapter # 19, Victor on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. She will be accompanied by Worthy Grand Patron Jerry Williams.

Butte-Silver Bow planning officials want to know what residents want to see — or not see — in future growth of Melrose, Divide and surrounding areas in the southern part of the county.

The Helena City Commission voted unanimously to accept the donation of the Equity Fountain, a project spearheaded by Helena resident Ron Waterman to replace the old Hill Park Confederate Fountain, which was removed in 2017.

NEW ORLEANS — Shortly after taking the podium at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention, President Donald Trump asked the assembled farmers and ranchers to sit down.

The Fairfield Eagle Wrestling team sure knows how to ring in the New Year! On Thursday, January 3rd, the Eagle wrestlers visited our neighbors in Choteau to attend the Choteau mixer. They were joined by teams from Choteau, Conrad, Valier, and Simms. Although our wrestlers only had two matche…

First Bank of Montana recently hosted a celebration for students in the Fairfield High School government class.  The students participated in, and completed, the First Bank of Montana Financial Foundations Program over the course of the last semester.  Their time at the bank was spent celebr…


We’re less than a week away from the start of the 66th Montana Legislature. Already, a whole slew of bill titles and drafts are circulating. In preparation, we’ve spent the past several weeks sifting through bill drafts and talking with colleagues and legislators about potential pieces of le…

Legislators in Helena are preparing for a complete overhaul of the state DUI code, hoping to simplify laws and change Montana’s dialogue when it comes to drinking and driving.

Montana’s top prosecutor says he wants the 2019 Legislature to combat addiction to prescription opioids and expand on a policy of treatment rather than incarceration for drug offenders.