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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…

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…

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MISSOULA - At the University of Montana, 2, 520 students made the fall semester 2018 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least nine credits. Students who receive any grade of…

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The Fairfield Public Library held its 2nd Annual Christmas Story Time last Wednesday. Mr. Allen read a couple of books and then Fauneil Purcell sang several songs with the group. To end the hour the kids decorated Christmas cookies in the shape of mittens, trees, and snowflakes. Thank you to…

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Note: Les Meyer of Fairfield is one of the winningest high school football coaches in Montana and led the Eagles last month to the program’s third Class B state championship since 2011. Also the Fairfield superintendent, he has also guided the Eagles to five runner-up finishes in Class B and…

It has been 75 years since Fairfield native, Roy Meyer, served as the National FFA 4th Vice President. In 1942, when two national officers were drafted into World War II, there was never any doubt that the exemplary Montana FFA State President would be the perfect young man to fill one of th…

The Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual pancake supper this Saturday, October 21, from 4 pm - 7 pm at the Fairfield Community Hall.

There is now a Facebook page set up so Fairfield students can rate and review their lunch. Each time a student comments, rates or reviews their lunch, their name is put into a pot. At the end of the month a name will be drawn to win a small prize. The more they review and rate the more chanc…

The wildland fire smoke that has been plaguing the region for several weeks gave way this past weekend to soaking rains and cloudy skies, but the rain came to an end in time for Augusta to come out in support of the Augusta Elks for the homecoming parade.

I have several friends in Eastern Montana who have lost livestock, pasture, and hay to large wildfires this summer. These experienced ranchers and firefighters were all surprised by how quickly the fires developed into major catastrophes.  Teton County has a tremendous volunteer fire service…

There will be an EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) informational meeting tomorrow (Wednesday) night 6:30 at the Fairfield ambulance station.

AUGUSTA - Effective September 1, 2017, the Augusta Branch of the Lewis & Clark Library will be staying open later on Monday evenings. Lewis & Clark Library Director John Finn explains that the change reflects feedback from patrons, “We were hearing from our patrons that having the Li…

The Fairfield Sailfish headed to Lewistown with three things on their minds. The younger Sailfish wanted to swim their best and hang out with friends. The older Sailfish had a third goal, to bring home the illustrious three peat state championship. With 6 out of the 8 state qualifiers swimmi…

Neighbors Helping Neighbors, is a 501 c 3 non-profit volunteer organization, connecting families living at lower incomes to resources available in Teton County.  We are not a crisis intervention organization, and you can contact us on our message phone, 466-3646, and a volunteer will return …

Shelby Bellander will be our new Agriculture Teacher. She grew up in Spring Creek, Nevada on a small ranch. Most of her extracurricular time in high school was spent competing in high school rodeos around the state. She is a 4th generation team roper and her family has always been involved i…

This pooch seems to take seriously the task of keeping the toolbox secure on a Severinsen Irrigation truck parked on Fairfield’s Central Avenue recently.