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  • Swift action during power outage

    Carolaine Peticca Schafer|Updated Nov 4, 2013

    On Sunday evening, around 6:30 p.m., in Highland Park, as well as a lot of Havre, lost power. Because of the time change, it was mighty dark outside. As many residents scurried for flashlights and candles, all of the emergency responders were immediately on the scene and ready to work. We were concerned how the response would be, being the weekend, we needn't have worried. Thank you to our police department, and fire department for "protecting and serving," and NorthWestern Energy for getting to the root of the problem and... Full story

  • Concern about mosquitoes

    Carolaine Peticca Schafer|Updated Aug 26, 2013

    As a transplanted, from Pennsylvania, Havreite, I am concerned about the mosquitoes. They bite often, and bite hard, all day and night, and flow into the house in a group, as well, within a second of opening the door. Not being in the exterminating business, I want to know if the local pest controllers have the right toxins to destroy this vicious strain of mosquito. These are like the tiger mosquitoes that have terrorized Canada, and one cannot leave the house without full netting. The mosquito spray I am using is not... Full story