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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Holiday meal gatherings to begin

RONAN — Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and here at the center, we will celebrate it early on Wednesday, Nov.14, with a traditional turkey dinner. Come i join us and get a head start on the holidays. The center will have a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Nov. 17, beginning at 4 p.m. and serving unti...

Winter market hosts variety of vendors

RONAN — Shopping can be exhausting, exhilarating or frustrating, depending on one’s idea of fun. To make sure the experience is more than just another typical day at the mall, local entrepreneur Traci Johnson is hosting the first annual Winter Market at the Sky Ridge Ranch in Ronan on Dec. 1. The...

Chairs sought for library auction

RONAN — Give us your chairs, stools and benches all yearning to be re-imagined. They may be old and well used, but ready for a new life as part of the Friends’ second chair auction. We need items to paint, decoupage, or in some creative way re-purpose. We are asking for wooden or metal chairs, st...

VFW women honor Boys, Girls Club VFW women honor Boys, Girls Club

RONAN — The Ronan Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 5652 honored the Boys and Girls Club for “Make a Difference Day” on Oct. 27. The auxiliary participated in the Boys and Girls Club fundraiser barn dance by providing baked goodies for the bake sale and cakes for dessert and cooking spaghetti an...

Greener pastures: forum examines future of local agriculture Greener pastures: forum examines future of local agriculture

RONAN — America was once “the bread basket of the world” with nearly 9 percent of the country’s gross domestic product coming from agriculture in 1950. For the past 10 years, the percentage of the United States’ GDP originating from agriculture has hovered around 1 percent, and ...

Election ad barrage finally ends

RONAN — The election is over and hopefully so are all of those dreadful commercials, phone calls and junk mail. This Thursday, Nov. 8 is our evening meal at 5 p.m. We will serve oven baked chicken for only $5 per person. The veterans’ representative will also be here that Thursday from 1-2 p.m...

Ronan haunted house scares Santa Ronan haunted house scares Santa

RONAN — Screaming, crying, blood, gore, fundraising and one frightened Santa Claus rounded out the horrifically wonderful environment at this year’s haunted house in Ronan.  Event organizers Shelly Cordis and Sharla Talsma have volunteered their time and money toward the cause for a combi...

Student saves choking friend at lunch Student saves choking friend at lunch

A Kicking Horse Job Corps student put her training to work and saved a fellow student from choking on Oct. 22. Sierra White, a CNA and medical assisting student at Kicking Horse Job Corps Center, came to the rescue for a choking victim, Martin Gamez. Martin, a diesel mechanics student, and his friends sat...

Ronan railway crossing gets upgrade Ronan railway crossing gets upgrade

RONAN — As many residents know, the railway crossing on Round Butte Road near Westland Seed is rough, to put it mildly. The speed limit drops from 65 miles per hour to 35 in a matter of a few hundred yards. Should a driver fail to slow down in time to cross the road, a violent, suspension-rattling s...

Farm-to-School initiatives inspire health, excitement Farm-to-School initiatives inspire health, excitement

RONAN — Farm-to-school initiatives are programs and efforts designed to connect schools with local food producers. In addition to boosting the local economy, these programs help to educate students and teachers on the importance of healthy food choices, the process of agriculture and ranching and, very...


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