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Dillon hospital restrictions in place

DILLON — Visiting restriction are in effect for Barrett Hospital & HealthCare due to influenza. Children under age 16 are not permitted to visit patients in the hospital as they are prime carriers of influenza.

If you have a cough, cold, fever, or any other flu-like symptom, visit on another day when you are well. This visiting restriction notice will remain in place until further notice. Any patients coming into the hospital with flu or cold symptoms will be required to wear a mask.

To decrease your risk of getting the flu please obtain a flu vaccine, wash your hands frequently, and encourage everyone to cover their coughs and sneezes.

‘Onesie’ family skate party at oval

A “onesie” family night skate party starts at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at the High Altitude Skating Center oval, off Continental Drive and behind the Three Bears Alaska store.

People are encouraged to wear and skate in their favorite onesie. Prizes will be awarded to the best onesie.

Featured also will be a bonfire, concessions, music and family fun. Details: 406-723-4839 or on Facebook-Butte High Altitude Skating Center.

Church hosts Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at the First Presbyterian Church, Excelsior and Platinum.

The free event includes dinner, games, and Bible stories. Kids in grades K-5 are welcome. No registration required. More information is on Facebook at First Presbyterian Church Butte.

Anaconda DAV meets Jan. 11

ANACONDA — The Anaconda Disabled American Veterans Memorial Chapter #13 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Anaconda American Legion Post 21, corner of Cedar and 3rd streets. Social is at 6 p.m. All veterans are welcome. Details: 406-980-0340.

Library selling 2018 calendars

The Butte Public Library is selling its 2018 historical calendars, which are $10 each. They are available at 226 W. Broadway St., and at the southern branch in the Butte Plaza Mall.

Library officials gathered submissions from patrons as well as a few from their historic collections to make this local, one-of-a kind calendar. All proceeds from the sale of this calendar will go toward improving our collections and events.

Animal Control impounds listed

These animals have been picked up by Butte Animal Control. If you think one is yours call Chelsea Bailey Butte-Silver Bow Animal Shelter at 406-497-6528 or stop by from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


  • Three-year-old female American pit bull terrier, blue and white, picked up Tuesday on Massachusetts Street
  • One-year-old female American pit bull terrier cross, brown and white, picked up Tuesday on Massachusetts Street
  • Two-year-old male Labrador, black, picked up on Excelsior Avenue Saturday


  • Four-year-old male longhaired, gray tabby, picked up Friday on South Warren

Documentary featured at library

The Butte Public Library hosts First Fridays, an informational noontime series Friday, Jan. 5, in the Big Butte room on the third floor of the library.

In the tradition of the Westside Shakespeare Club (a Chautauqua in Butte), First Fridays is dedicated to exploring the world, history and literary works. Join us each month for a lecture, documentary or discussion.

This month, Melinda Janko’s documentary, “100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice,” will be screened. The film tells the story of Elouise Cobell's courageous fight for justice for hundreds of thousands of Native Americans who were cheated out of billions of dollars by the United States government.


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