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Week of Dec. 26 , 2003 - Jan. 1, 2004 — BIG TIMBER A Y e a r T o R e m e m b e r Big Sky Corvette Meet held in Billings Mcmoruil Day weekend. Second Lt. Dan Sanders completed pilot's training in the T2S at Vance APB in IZnid. OK. Marilyn Dykstra requested approval to rent city owned property at the end of McLeod Street, near the pump house and Pig Creek, to use as a pasture, a decision was postponed until the area could he visited l\v Public Works Director Willie Littell, Dykstra and Councilman Paul Westervell. The Sons of Norway was co-sponsoring a showing of \Wolf Summer,\ a Norwegian movie which was filmed m the Bozeman/Livingsion area because ot its resemblance to Norwegian landscape and availability of trained animals to use in the filming June 13-IV The Dave Matthews Band had been m the Melville area filming a video for a new song the band was to release m the tall. \Grave Diggei.\ The deadline for filing lor the City ( ouncil positions ciiirenlly held by Phil Mouklen and Kandy Remhold, as well as the remainder of Mayor Tom Hand's position, was June 2(i The Stillwater Mining Company shareholders were scheduled to vote on accepting Norilsk Nickel's oiler to purchase 5 1 percent of SMC with the sale expected to be approved H Wayne Phillips, renowned botanist ol the Lewis and Clark Expedition vvas giv mg thiee presen tations sponsoicd bv Rivers Across Sweet G l a s s C minty Lewis .aid Clark Bicentennial Commission Roger Roots was sworn in as an Atiorucv at law in Providence. Rhode Island Callie Piiares Brandon Gngorich and Dona ( nmeion hrouuhl home medals hum the Spcsiat Dumpies stale Games held in Vlissoula Mineral evpio- latum flumes m 'he Big Tuuhei Ranger Distiici o! Pie Gallatin National loiesi were pioposcd by it, n i< a a1 P . ''11111 lornii i Iv Idaho i I .. t , 1 ' : I . * i ' . s >■ a - Hie s, mu o' a l i\ ¡¡ mu ini*liei v bv a \'.in who w .i ■ di Hi’s noi iiii'm\. I lie Hull, i lobbel Seott llolllwel ippu a, lied two plinmim v empiova s .tod Ol i, aided Dii.UkMit. I '•■llll ot s' ntlie ik tieiinn Alter •i'l.i.nine , w < i bottle' ol the drugs he thie netted the employees before L a v i n g tlie scene llolllwel was so.m apprehended by Sheriff's deputies at Ins home and taken into sllstodv Sttllwutu Mining Compnnv announced stockholders had apptoved a nuns.k don tiatisferntig ownership to MMf Noiilsk Nickel, a Russian eompanv The I edera! Ttade Ccmimission also approved the sale and waived a wailing period required by the Hart-Sc ol-Rodino Act Cody Langheliii. CFO ol the Pioneer Medical Center iPMC). announced the facility was still undergoing financial problems due to a lack of sufficient revenue being generated by the nur.sing home portion of the *PMC Although cost cutting measures had been taken by the PMC Board ol Directors, the worsening situation had prompted them to consider establishing a null levy collected from county taxpayers Thanks lor a grrai year - Sentili again in 2004! L A V E R E L L S S E P T I C Doug business this past Baggett becam e a m e m b er of the Big Tim b e r com m u n ity w h e n he purchased Cole Drug year. as a way ol raising needed hinds Two people announced they would seek a seal on the Big Timber City Council Randy Remhold. presently on the council, announced lie would seek re-election Bill Miller also announced he would he seeking the position currently held by Renibold Cilv Councilmai' Phil Moulden announced lie would not be seeking re-eleciion ol the seal he presently holds Big Timber residents showed their generosity at a benefit held for the family of Kevin Knudson. a young Harlow ton man who lias been diagnosed with Juvenile Migratory Rheumatoid Arthritis and Leukemia June 27-July 3 An Open House vvas held .it C'iti/.cns Bank in honor of Big Timber resident John Ronneherg who is retiring after a 43-year career in hanking Calli Oiestad ol Melville vva> selected to attend the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington. D C The Rivers Across Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Committee hosted a Icetuie by Dr David Peck authoi of Oi Perish in die Attempt Wilderness Medicine in the 1 ewis (MT) PIONEER — Page 11 and Clark hvpcdi'ion The Big Tuttlvr Scout tump icuaicd a portion m C.ipi.uti C)..iK s mule on bicycles flic ituop is made up ol Scuutmustei Karen lilliotl. Cole Llliull. Clinton Dodge. S'.mi Hodges, and l.eadei Daryl Hodges Their journey covered 54 miles and some ol their time was spent picking up trash and building fences The .Sweet Grass Chamber of Commerce announced the annual Sweet Grass Pest would be held on a much smaller scale this vear. JULY July 4-10 The annual Big Timber Rodeo was held July 5-4 Festivities began with the Rodeo Parade held on July 3 The Anienean Legion celegauon featured two hometown servicemen carrying the colors The safe return of Alex Blake and Jason Ferguson I mm military lours of duty m tile Persian Gulf Are • during the war with Iraq made the celebration even more special John Ronneherg was the Grand Marshal tor the parade, accompanied bv his wile. Diane The rodeo held Friday and C o n tinued on page 12 John Stene and Sara Roe were two of the actors in the SGHS production of “Sw itching Principals” in April. This colorful quilt was on display during the SGHS Art Show. H A P P V N S V V e A R ? Vour Patronage Is The Foundation Of Our Business and For That We Say a Very Sincere Thank You! BOB FAW CHEVROLET 7tom & o ( r & $ u d y Taur a n d “fha £ n titg Stafofa Ub Ufok y o u a n d y > u ts D l/e ty f lo p p y A /ew J /eatJ Th is w o rker at the Lutheran Church proved he w a s n ’t afraid of heights w h ile using a crane to reshingle the steeple H a p p y n e w ^ e a r ' Thanh you for your patronage. Were looking forward to serving you in the new year ahead. BIG TIMBER MEATS cttofifuf, A l e u t y e a s t ! fro m SWEET GRASS TITLE COfllPflllY (Mid-Montana Title of Harlowton) We wish everyone the best in the coming New Year. Wc are committed to providing you the best title and closing services and products available. We arc the only locally owned and operated title company and wc thank you for your continued patronage. Serving Sweet Grass, Wheatland and Golden Valley Counties since 1917. SERVICES: • Title Insurance • Closings • Mineral Reports • Abstracts • Trustee/Litigation 116 W. 1st Avenue P.O. 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