Jonathon Alexander Grey Chapman

Jonathon and Kamiree (Morris) Chapman are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Jonathon Alexander Grey Chapman.Baby Grey was born on July 13, 2020. He weighed in at 7 lbs. 9 ozs. and measured 20.5 inches long.Grandparents to the new addition are Randy and Donna Morris of Baker, Ray Kidd, and Gary Chapman, both of Ironton, OH.

Tester statement on USPS decision to drop harmful initiatives until after election

After sustained pressure by U.S. Senator Jon Tester, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced today that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will suspend harmful cost-cutting initiatives until after the November election.“The Postal Service is a critical lifeline for thousands of Montanans, and it is welcome news that Postmaster DeJoy intends to drop the harmful changes he has instituted until after […]

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Zachmann sworn in as mayor

Steve Zachmann was sworn into office, as the mayor of the City of Baker, by Kevin Dukart, City Clerk on Aug 18.Zachmann was appointed to the office of mayor the night before at a special meeting called by the Baker City Council in the wake of the resignation of Mayor JoDee Pratt.

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Lord captures overall PRCA crown at fair

With a strong performance in steer wrestling and team roping Eli Lord of Rapid City won the all-around Cowboy title at the Fallon County Fair rodeo competition in Baker.In bareback riding, Clayton Bigelow rode Continental Drift to a win with 87 points, followed by Richmond Champion just one-half point behind with 86.5 total. Tanner Aus and Nate McFadden both scored […]

“Be Counted”

Fallon County Library is a 2020 Census “Be Counted” location. The library staff will be happy to help you navigate the census website to complete the census questionnaire. The Census Bureau will also have a representative at the Fallon County Library on Tuesday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 25’” to answer questions and help you complete the census online.The FCL […]

Fallon County Fair awards local livestock

Colton Turbiville had a Reserve Champion market goat and a blue ribbon winner in Market Beef when the judging for the 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale event concluded Aug. 15 in the barn at the Fallon County Fairgrounds in Baker.But he wasn’t alone in strong performances in the livestock arena.In the Market Beef category, it was Nicholas Schallenberger with the […]

Horse show kicks off Fallon County Fair that ends with demolition derby crashes

The annual Fallon County Fair started early Aug. 11 with the 4-H Horse Show in the arena.It ended with audience filling up the grandstands for the PRCA Rodeo and the Demolition Derby Sunday.In between, the fair brought people out to have some fun, according to fairgrounds manager Shyla Hadley.“We had about 4,000 people attend the shows (in the grandstands),” she […]

Files of The Times

10 YEARS AGO  Friday, Aug. 20, 2010 –Dave Mahon will assume the position of Baker Public Schools Elementary Principal. Dave graduated from Baker High School in 1984. He was vice principal at the high school from 1997-2002 and elementary principal for the 2002-03 school year. . .Chandler Losing attended the National Youth Leadership Forum-Medicine held on the campus of Bentley […]