Snapshots: Dog picked up; fly fishing fest; veterans’ picnic; maestro honored

August 27, 2014 - Picnic Time

Animal control lists impounds

The following animals were recently picked adult by Butte Animal Control. If we consider one of them is yours, call a Chelsea Bailey Animal Shelter, 699 Centennial, during 406-497-6528 or stop by 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


–Four-year-old womanlike black Labrador, picked adult Monday on a 600 retard of Sampson St.


–Three-year-old shorthaired Siamese cross, female, orange, white, black and brown, picked adult on a 100 retard of Cottonwood Street.

–Adult shorthaired black cat, picked adult Thursday on a 900 retard of Granite Street.

–One-year-old shorthaired black and white cat, female, picked adult on Elm Street.

–Six-year-old womanlike Siamese, chocolate point, picked adult on a 100 retard of Missouri.

Whitehall museum closes Sept. 15

WHITEHALL — The Jefferson Valley Museum in Whitehall will tighten for a deteriorate Monday, Sept. 15.

There is still time to revisit and see a artifacts that tell a story of a Jefferson Valley and other points of interest. The 1931 Reo Royale that has been on loan will be relocating to a new location; a toys belonging to Ozzie Nevin will be transposed with new ones and other displays will be rotated.

Hours are noon to 4p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. Mondays are workdays, though people are still acquire and can have a guided tour.

Ennis hosts fly fishing fest Aug. 29-30

ENNIS — The Madison Fly Fishing Festival, “Tie One On!”, runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, during Peter T’s Park in Ennis.

The event, sponsored by a Madison River Foundation, includes kids’ fly casting and fly tying, a fly casting clinic, grill lunch, fly casting competition, raffles and a live auction.

Veterans’ cruise scheduled Thursday

Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Marine Corps League are sponsoring a veterans’ cruise during 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, during a Marine Corps League building (next to McGruff Park).

All veterans and auxiliary members are invited to attend. Details: Ron Peterson, 406-490-2681.

Butte Cares value hunt set

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 27, a nonprofit Butte Cares hosts a “hi-tech value hunt” for children ages 12 to 18.

The four-week hunt includes a esteem any week, and as competition progresses, a clues get worse and a prizes get bigger. The grand esteem is a towering bike.

To participate, go to a Butte Cares Facebook page or go to

Anaconda male to accept Bronze Star

ANACONDA — World War II maestro Pete Radonich of Anaconda will be presented a Bronze Star during 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, during a Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Courthouse.

Maj. Tracy J. Swanson will benefaction a award to Radonich, who participated in a D-Day campaign.

The eventuality will coincide with Radonich’s uniform being displayed in a Uniform Display Case in a county courthouse. Details: 406-980-0340.

Blind organisation calendars available

Calendars from a Montana Association for a Blind are available.

Proceeds go to a Summer Orientation Program, that helps people who unexpected turn legally blind. They acquire a skills and attitudes that will concede them to say autonomy and self-reliance. The four-week, in-house propagandize during Carroll College, Helena, is giveaway to Montanans who have no other means to compensate and who qualify. The cost per tyro is about $4,000, and 25 to 30 students take a module any year.

Calendar deduction also assistance a internal section by providing income to foster projects via a year.

Calendars are $3 any and people are asked to buy 5 or more. To order, call Michael Hocking, 406-565-1766, by Sept. 1. Make tax-deductible donations to Montana Association for a Blind, Box 465, Helena 59624; telephone, 406-442-9411.

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