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Accountant is guest speaker at Tech

The Montana Tech Business and Information Technology Department will host Pam Palagi, regional vice president of SCL Health Montana, from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in the Natural Resources Building, Room 128.

Palagi’s presentation is titled “Why Being a Finance Person in Healthcare is Challenging.” Palagi previously worked as the associate administrator of finance at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Before that, she served as the corporate controller for Swedish Health Services. A Butte native and certified public accountant, she graduated from Montana State University-Bozeman.

Turkey golf tourney nets $20,000

The Butte Emergency Food Bank raised $20,000 through its 15th annual Turkey Tournament and sponsorships Sept. 30 at the Highland View Golf Course, according to a news release.

Over 22 teams participated in a four-man scramble, even though the weather was wet and miserable. The die-hard golfers stuck it out and completed the tournament.

This year, the Food Bank will need to provide over 900 turkeys to its clients and outreach programs.

UCC sets annual pasty sale Oct. 21

Butte United Congregational Church will have its annual pasty sale Saturday, Oct. 21. This is the 45th year for this sale.

Cost is $4 per pasty. “They are good-sized and delicious,’’ a spokesperson said.

Pasties can be purchased that day at East Middle School, 2600 Grand Ave., between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., using the back kitchen door of the school. Advance orders are not needed.

Youth Day to be celebrated Oct. 19

A celebration of Youth Day will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at East Middle School, 2600 Grand Ave.

This carnival-inspired afternoon brings together several local groups that offer services and resources to local youth with a series of booths, games, contests, and chances to win great prizes. There will be food, drink, and fun all afternoon.

Ennis to host annual hunters’ feed

ENNIS — The annual hunters’ feed, sponsored by the Ennis Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Main Street in Ennis from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.

Chefs of all abilities offer up their best and most creative wild game dishes for all to vote upon. Prizes are awarded for Best Chili, Best Non-Chili, and Most Unusual with the coveted trophy going to the Judges’ Choice entry.

To register your wild game dish, call before 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at 406-682-4388.

Hunters Feed long-sleeved T-shirts and 50/50 raffle tickets are available for purchase to help support this free event.

Animal Control impounds listed

These animals have been picked up by Butte Animal Control. Details: call Chelsea Bailey Butte-Silver Bow Animal Shelter, 699 Centennial Ave., at 406-497-6528 or stop by from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.


  • Six-month-old female Aussie/Lab cross, picked up Saturday on Dewey and Harrison
  • Eight-year-old male Lab cross, neutered, yellow and tan, picked up Saturday on the 400 block of West Woolman


  • Six-month-old male shorthaired tabby, gray and black, picked up Monday behind Montana Tech

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