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Anaconda KC hosts breakfast

ANACONDA – The Knights of Columbus of Anaconda will have a spring pancake breakfast from 8 to noon Sunday, March 4, at the Anaconda Catholic Community Social Center, 217 W. Pennsylvania, Anaconda.

The cost is $6 for adults; children, $3; and it is free for ages 6 and under. The public is welcome.

Retired teachers meet Tuesday

Butte Retired Teachers’ luncheon is at noon Tuesday, March 6, at the Butte Country Club, 3400 Elizabeth Warren Ave.

Irish songs will be provided by Bob Kovacich and Judy Powers.

Animal Control impounds listed

These are animals that have been picked up by Butte Animal Control. If you think one of the following animals is yours please 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 black Lab cross, docked tail, picked up Tuesday on 2800 block of St. Ann


  • Four-year-old male shorthaired tabby, brown and black, picked up Wednesday on the 1900 block of Arizona
  • Two-year-old male shorthaired, orange and white, neutered, picked up Tuesday on the 100 block of Park Street

Sgt. Strommen to be honored

ANACONDA — Veterans and family members of the late U.S. Army Sgt. Phillip Arthur Strommen will gather to honor his Army service at 4 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Courthouse.

An Anaconda native, Strommen was born May 21, 1944, and served in the Vietnam War. While assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, he actively participated in over 25 missions. Following his time in Vietnam, he served in the Army Reserve.

Strommen died July 31, 2015. His uniform will be on display for three months. The public is encouraged to attend. Details: 406-980-0340.

Uptown Toasters announce winners

This week’s competition winners for the Uptown Toasters, Toastmaster Club #9765 include Jodi Peretti, best speaker; Debbie Sorenson, best evaluator; and Brandon DeShaw, best table topics respondent.

The next meeting is at noon Tuesday, March 6, at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. Details: 406-782-3280.

Log removal begins near Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG — The Pintler Ranger District is advising travelers in the Middle Fork Rock Creek area that log removal has begun southwest of Philipsburg. These log decks were created during fire suppression activities from the Meyers Fire in 2017.

Through 2018, travelers to this area are advised to drive cautiously due to log truck traffic and heavy machinery traveling the roads. There may be short delays along County Road #80 (Copper Creek Road) and Forest Service roads #5106 (Moose Lake Road) and #5121 (Lone Pine Road).

For more details, call 406-859-3211.

Animal shelter lists stats for January

Following are statistics from the Butte Animal Shelter, 699 Centennial Ave., for the month of January. The information is provided by the shelter.


• Turned in by owners: 3

• Turned in by citizens: 4

• Picked up by animal control officer: 29

• Adopted: 8

• Reclaimed by their owners: 29

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 0


• Turned in by owners: 4

• Turned in by citizens: 6

• Picked up by Animal Control officer: 9

• Adopted: 12

• Reclaimed by their owners: 5

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 3 (died)


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