By Kay Braddock
Three Republican candidates are vying for the state senate district 20 seat, which covers all or portions of six counties from Dawson to southern Powder River and Carter Counties. With no Democrats running, the June 8 Primary Election results will determine who will serve in the four-year term state senate seat.
It’s that time of year again - time to sort, pile and label old clothes, kitchen appliances, bikes and other household and garage items for the annual Community Garage Sale Day. Scheduled for Saturday, June 12, the Prairie Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, will run concurrently with Prairie Unique’s weekend Fun Fly.
The North East Quater Horse Association, is holding it’s first annual horse show in Terry June 5 and 6 at the Prairie County Fairgrounds. It is free to the public.
Prairie County Extension is hosting a Horticulture Tour in Terry on June 24. The tour will originate at Murn Park at 1:00 p.m.
The Sacred Heart Church in Terry will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary next week.
Get ready, get set ... for the second annual Terry Badlands Trail Run! On Saturday, June 26, this exciting race takes place right in the middle of the beautiful Terry badlands. The 5K and 10K courses follow the scenic Calypso Trail, just west of Terry. A free one-mile fun run is also planned.
Of the 129 absentee ballots mailed out, 69 have been returned, according to Prairie County Deputy Election Administrator Piney Helmuth. Currently there are 875 registered voters in Prairie County.
Memorial Day services will be held at the Prairie County Cemetery, May 31 at 10:30 am. Presentations will include Sergeant of Arms Fred Rambur and Master of Ceremonies Glen Meidinger. John ‘Lum’ Latimer will lead the prayer service.
By Kay Braddock
What procedures of abandonment will be followed when the pipeline is no longer used? How long will the reclamation process last after the pipe is in the ground and who determines when recovery of area range and farmland is complete? Is the thinner-walled pipe proposed to be used in much of eastern Montana safe? What about existing water lines, proposed transmission lines and oil spills?
As talk of constructing a major oil pipeline through portions of six Montana counties continues some have begun considering job opportunities for area residents.