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County VOLUME 99 . .V\ 3.• 41. St C., Of* , email@example.com 406-778-3344 ISSUE 23 BAKER, MONTANA 59313 $1.00 FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015 2015 Fallon County Fair brings variety • • • In concert Loverboy, on patio Copper Mountain Band y Lori Kesinger Another big weekend of thrill seeking fun and excitement is planned for the 2015 Fallon County Fair in Bak% This five day eveht. Wednesday through Sunday, August 19-23. will feature exhibits. livestock, a parade, carnival rides, free daily entertainment, commercial displays, food ven- dors, a demolition derby, rodeos, and nightly entertainment. Horse and trail classes will kick off the fair Wednesday morning followed by llamas and alpacas. The goat trail and cat and dog shows will be held in the afternoon. Livestock judg- ing will continue Thursday and Friday with the 4-H/FFA Market Beef Show Friday evening. Open Class Trailer Shows will be Saturday morning with the 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale scheduled for Saturday afternoon. Family friendly amusements will be pro- vided by Funtime Carnival Thursday through Sunday. A variety of whirling rides, challeng- ing games, and carnival food will be offered on the midway. Freestyle Motocross will get the entertain- ment off to a fast, fun start Thursday CA ening. Highly skilled riders will perform electrifying stunts durinkthe family -oriented show. Crowd participation lq the riders' favorite part of the show. 4 Two -Way Crossing, a pop -country duo and their band: will heat up the stage Friday evening. Blake and Jenny Marvin are the mar- ried duo behind tte vocals. Their recent single \Deep End\ hasleen rising up the music charts and their stage show is full of magnetic energy. Dust off your hats and pull on your boots for PRCA rodeo action on the weekend. The roughstock, cowboys and cowgirls will have two rodeo performances. Saturday's rodeo is \Wrangler Day\ and Sunday \Tough Enough to Wear Pink\ both days will be full of tough and exciting competition. Leather pants and classic high-energy 80s music, the band Loverboy will bring their legacy sound for a one-night concert Saturday, Aug. 22. Canadian rock band Loverboy en - COPPER MOUNTAIN BAND tered the music scene in 1980 with their self - titled debut album. They rapidly became one of America's most popular rock bands, selling more than ten million albutns throughout their musical career. Loverboy accumulated four multi -Platinum al- bums and numerous inter- national Gold albums from 1980 to 1987. Their tours sold out arenas and stadiums nationwide. Their hit singles include \Working for the Week- end\ \Lovin' Every Minute of It\. \This Could Be the Night\ \Hot Girls in Love\ : \Mrit) Your Eyes\ \Turn Me Loose\. \When It's Over - . and \Queen ol the Broken Hearts\. They ieleased their newest album \Unfinished Business\ 1.0f sear. 1.w.eiho) still includes original members Mike Reno weals, Paul Dean on guitars. Doug Johnson on keyboards, and Matt Frenetic on dninis. with Ken \Spider\ Sin - thieve a former member of Dean and Frenetic's pre-Loverboy band Streetheart who replaced the late Scott Smith on bass. Montana's own Copper Mountain Band is a high-energy country music group with a pas- sion for their craft. They have performed for a wide range of venues including backing Nashville solo artists and opening major head- liners. The Copper Mountain Band will per- form on the Patio after the motocross event Thursday night. after Two Way Crossing on Friday and after Loverboy on Saturday. SEE FALLON COUNTY FAIR, PAGE 8 Wang competes at ISE Fair By Linda Rost After being selected from the State Science Fair in Mis- soula to represent Montana, Lauren Wang became the first Spartan to compete at the Intel International Sci- ence and Engineering Fair (ISM. All travel expenses were provided by the State Science Fair. This fair is the largest pre -college science competition in the world, in which 1700 students from 78 countries, regions. and terri- tories compete for over $4 million in prizes and scholar- ships. Students compete with their independent research projects and inventions to solve practical problems in their pan of the world. This year. the fair was held in Pittsburgh. PA from May 10- 16. World -class research sci- entists from all over the world served as judges, and Nobel Prize winners led pan- els and mingled with final- ists. Wang competed as a finalist with her project \The Effects of the Human Voice on Cat- tle\. She found that cattle (I -r) Linda Rost, Baker science teacher, and Lauren Wang rspond to the human voice, whether aggressive or calm, with an elevated heart rate. Their heart rate was signifi- cantly higher than when ex- posed to a silence treatment or banging pipe. Wang used sound recordings of the treat- ments, aggressive human voice, calm human voice (both male/female adult voices), and banging pipes. All had the same decibel level. She also had a recorded silence treatment as the con- trol The sample size for the Submitted photo experiment was 30 yearling heifers. Wang's research shows that working cattle without speaking is most beneficial to promoting safe practices. Other methods can SEE WANG, PAGE 8 Dog Days Silhouette Shoot Take part in the inaugural .25 caliber and under/.22 long rifle prairie dog silhouette shooting competition Saturday, July 11 at the Fallon County Shooting Range three miles west of Baker. Men, women and junior contestants may fire as many rounds as necessary during multiple heats before time expires; at different colored and life sized, metal prairie dog targets: featuring different exposures at different ranges. Lots of family fun and winners! After the shoot, enjoy an evening of fun and prizes at the awards banquet complete with door prizes, auction, silent auction, and drawings. Register before Sunday. June 28, at: www.shootdogdays.com! Helping veterans, communities and those in need. Russelrfi Clothing 13 t• r , I11 o I ti 11 ft 0 (4 -77H IA4117 GREAT GIFTS Yor any Occasion! Wedding — Birthday Father's Day — Anniversary Anderson receives national business educator award By Lori Kesinger Baker High School Business and Technology teacher Scott Andersr , ii was recently awarded the W e sr ci n Business Education Association WBEA) Outstanding .ind fechnical Student Orgami.dir in Ad visor Award at the 2015 Willi:\ Conference held in Scottsdale. \i zona. Anderson was unable to attend the conference in May due to schedul ing conflicts, but said he felt very honored to receive the award. \I feel as it there are a lot of great Cal eel .ffid Technical Stu- dent Organizations (CIS()) advisors in nui state and region. Our school has very strong CIS() chapters us ith Mr. Gunder - son's FFA Chapter, Mrs. Pam Beach's FCCLA Chapter. and our chapter wouldn't be nearly as strong without Mrs. Lynn Beach working with me throughout the year.\ Anderson said. \Lynn and I constantly bounsti, ideas off ime another, so she deserves recognition as well. Ultimately, it is the students who helped me win this award. We have a great group of students us ho know how to get things done and take pride in their c‘cnis mit the chapter as a whole. I would base er been nominated it it wasn't for all their hard work and I cannot speak inure high') of them.\ Anderson has worked at BIIS since 2005. During that tome. he has been a co -advisor with Lynn Beach to students involved in Business Professionals of America (BM) at 131IS. In addition to creative projects such as the mini golf course their students built, they have hosted IIPA Chapter Regionals in Baker for the past four years. Their students also maintain the Montana Busi- ness Education Association website. Anderkon also serves as Montana Association for Career and Technical Education president elect and is on the conference committee to host WBEA in Bozeman in 2017. Anderson was nominated for the WBEA award by St. Labre high School business teacher Larry Thomas last September. SEE ANDERSON, PAGE 8 Visit Our VVelisile at www.Fallon( ount Extra.com