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The Jefferson High School girls basketball prevailed last week, earning the team a spot in the divisional tournament in Billings. The boys, however, were unable to move forward and will have to wait until next year. For more on the games, see Sports. (Photos by Rose Johnson) Read Article

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Ten newly trained firefighters graduated Saturday after completing the 60-hour Jefferson County Basic Firefighter Training, sponsored by the Jefferson County Fire Council. Read Article

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The 7th grade Clancy Cougars took on East Valley on Feb. 11, losing by just three points, 41-38. The Jefferson High School Panthers had a busy week of games, with the highlight being the defeat of the Whitehall Trojans for both the boys and the girls varsity teams. The Panther boys won 64-63… Read Article

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On January 31, State Senator Edie McClafferty (D-Butte) and Representative Marta Bertoglio (R-Clancy) joined Monitor Publisher Keith Hammonds to discuss the issues emerging in the 67th Montana State Legislature. The first Jefferson County Legislator Forum was co-sponsored by The Monitor and … Read Article

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With the boys varsity and JV sidelined due to being quarantined, it was time for the boys C team and girls' teams to have center stage. The C team boys lost to Manhattan, 51-33. The girls varsity defeated the Tigers 54-42.  Read Article

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The global pandemic changed everything. People stayed home. School went virtual. Everyone went a little stir-crazy. But Jefferson County figured out how to make it work. Here are photos from The Monitor's pages that tell the story. Read Article

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Jefferson County firefighters have begun basic instruction, a 60-hour course sponsored by the Jefferson County Fire Council and which takes several months to complete.  Read Article

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The Clancy Library hosted its annual Trunk or Treat Saturday to celebrate Halloween, with the help of organizer, Mickey Senechal, and the Jefferson County Public Health Department.  Read Article

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Thanks to those who joined last night's great candidate forum for Senate District 38 with Jim Buterbaugh and Edie McClafferty. If you missed the fun but want to catch the replay, follow this link. (You'll need this password: 75Jd+s3&) Read Article

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The Animal Shelter and Care Committee, or AS&CC, hosted a spay and neuter clinic on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, at Jefferson High School. The AS&CC works with Spay Montana, with donations used to fund the next clinic. In all, the team spayed and neutered 102 cats over the two-da… Read Article

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Jefferson County residents of all ages have been fulfilling the need for fabric masks in the fight against COVID-19. Read Article

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After Gov. Steve Bullock issued a stay-at-home order to combat the COVID-19 threat, Jefferson High School teacher and Boulder photographer Dawn Smartnick had to cancel some previously scheduled family portrait sessions. Read Article

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Dawn Smartnick’s anatomy class and Steve McCauley’s dual-credit biology class took a science field trip to Montana Tech in Butte Feb. 28. Students studied cadavers, programmed robots, extracted DNA from cheek cells and more. Read Article

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The Boulder Circuit Breakers -- eighth-grader Kael Hesford, sixth-graders Kaylee Bridgewater and Lane Phillips, and fifth-graders Gavin Phillips and Kale Strozewski -- spent part of Sunday evening at Boulder Community Library preparing for the First Lego League Tournament that takes place at… Read Article

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Plans to redevelop the MDC campus are still in limbo. The Cowboy Hall of Fame didn’t happen. But lots did. A look back at the moments, good and otherwise, that shaped 2019 in Jefferson County.  Read Article

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Boulder and Bull Mountain Volunteer Fire Departments responded Dec. 20 to their annual tradition of delivering Christmas cheer to students at Basin and Boulder Elementary schools. They also visited city and county offices along the way. Read Article

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Boulder United Methodist Church members, preparing for their holiday bake sale, set up an assembly line for apple pies at Fellowship Hall Dec. 1. Read Article

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Drama students performed “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the south gym at Jefferson High. Read Article

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Boulder and Whitehall this past weekend both kicked off four nights of pre-Halloween fun for kids and families: “Big Rock Fright Nights” at the Jefferson County fairgrounds in Boulder, and “Screams Come True” at the Whitehall Community Center. There is still one more weekend to attend both e… Read Article

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Sixty-eight dogs and cats were spayed or neutered during a clinic held by Animal Shelter and Care Committee (AS&CC) inside the Jefferson High south gym Saturday, Oct. 19. Read Article

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Dozens attended the 12th Annual Boulder Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival at Veterans Park in Boulder on Saturday, Sept. 7, despite the occasional rain. Read Article