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Government Shutdown Enters Second Week

According to the Office of Management and Budget, paychecks are scheduled for delivery to federal workers on Jan. 11.

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Miss Fort Peck Pageant Held

Maria Vega (center) organized and hosted the first Miss and Junior Miss Fort Peck Pageant on Saturday, Dec. 29, held in the Wolf Point High School auditorium. Miss contestants (pictured from left) were Kylee Welch-Bigby, Annette Henderson and Seira Barrera, all of Wolf Point. Junior Miss contestants (pictured left of Vega) were Michaela Comeslast of Wolf Point, Breah Jackson of Frazer and Courtney Alexander of Poplar.

Welch-Bigby was crowned Miss Fort Peck Saturday, after the judges returned with a unanimous vote in her favor.                             

Jackson took home the title and responsibility of Junior Miss Fort Peck.

County Commission Approves New 911 System

The Roosevelt County Commissioners held their regular public meeting Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the commissioners’ office in Wolf Point. A proposal to purchase a new 911 call- taking system was considered and unanimously passed by the commissioners.

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City Council Holds December Meeting

The Wolf Point City Council held its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 17. Councilwoman Judy Page was absent from the meeting due to illness. A vacancy in Ward 3 remains open. Project manager Greg Lukasik from Great West Engineering was present.

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Daines, Tester Blast Indian Health Service

U.S. Senator Jon Tester told a Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Dec. 12, that at least two dozen American Indians have gone missing this year in Montana. That’s not all he said.

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