Wolf Point Herald

WPFD Elects 2015-2016 Officers

The Wolf Point Volunteer Fire Department elected officers for the coming year Thursday, April 2.
The WPFD elects officers every April.
Shawn Eggar will continue to serve as fire chief.
Dave Parsley was elected assistant chief. He served as a captain last year.
Chris Dschaak was elected as one of the two captains. He is also mayor of Wolf Point.
Clint Bushman was also elected as a captain.
Chris Allen was elected training officer.
Joe Reinhart will serve as secretary/treasurer.
Jennifer Burshia-Martell was elected safety officer.

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Few Incumbents Seeking Reelection In County’s School Board Races

The deadline for candidates to file for school trustee positions passed Friday, March 27. The following is a list of candidates in all Roosevelt County school districts.
In Bainville, four running for two positions. Ron Butikofer is the only incumbent seeking reelection. He is opposed by John Gilligan, Michael Keefner and Tyler Traeger.
Current board member Chanon Romo did not file for reelection.
In Brockton, incumbents Leonard Boxer and Rodney Burshia are opposed by Darren Long Hair. The top two finishers will serve on the board.
Culbertson does not have a contested race with incumbents Paul Finnicum and Cheryl Kirkaldie running for reelection unopposed.
In the Frontier School District, incumbents Brandon Babb and Bill Pew are running for reelection unopposed.
In Froid, three people are running for two positions. Lynda Labatte, Scott Westland and Rick Williams are seeking election to the seats currently held by Rod Luft and J.D. Anderson. Neither are running for reelection.
There are two three-year terms open in Poplar with 13 candidates. Incumbents Faith O’Connor and Noah Strauser are opposed by Howard Azure, Scotty H. Azure, Jodie Boyd, Thomas Brown, George Budak, James DeHerrera, Susan L. Ennis, Rick Kirn, Shannon Knowlton, Debra J. McGowan and Gary Sadler.
Wolf Point
Fourteen people filed papers with the Wolf Point School District declaring their candidacy for six available school trustee positions. By district, they are:
District 45-1, two-year term: Yvonne Smoker-Bashay, Corey E Reum;
District 45-2, one-year term: Jaronn R. Boysun [incumbent], Linda L. Hansen;
District 45-3, three-year term: Mark Kurokawa, Gib R. Medicine Cloud;
District 45-4, three-year term: Paul K, Gysler. La-Rae Hanks, Lawrence “Larry” Wetsit;
District 45-5, two-year term: Lanette Clark, Mary Vine;
At-large district 45A, one-year term: Brandon Babb, Roxanne Gourneau, Glenn Strader.

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Dollar Store Gets First Dollar

Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture director Jan Bryan presents the First Dollar Award to Dakota Dollar Plus owner Eric Johannasen, Monday, April 6. Johannasen opened the new dollar store Feb. 7 on the 400 block of Cascade Street.  (Photo by John Plestina)

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Girl Scout Cookies


Girl Scouts Josephine Solberg-Hodges and Rebecca Landsrud sell Girl Scout Cookies in front of the new Shopko Hometown store in Wolf Point, Saturday, April 4. Local Girl Scouts will have a cookie booth this coming weekend at Gysler’s Do It Best Hardware.                                                     (Submitted photo)

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Law, Moran Wed March 21


Heather Renee Law and Nathan Ryan Moran were united in marriage on March 21 on the beach in the Little Creek section on Virginia Beach, Va. U.S. Navy Commander Kevin Anderson, base chaplain, officiated the ceremony with a reception at the base church annex.  
The bride is the daughter of Lyla and William “Bill” Law of Virginia Beach, Va., and Nathan is the grandson of Agnes Moran and the “late” Gary Moran.  
The maid of honor was Jasmine Azure and the flower girl was Amanda Stansbury.  
Best man was Thomas Law.  
Heath Law read a poem and was the reception officiator. The bride’s grandmother, Valerie J. Law, was escorted by Thomas Law.
The beautiful beach wedding and reception was hosted by the parents of the bride. Lyla is an active duty U.S. Navy Nurse Corps Officer, stationed at Portsmouth, Va., and Bill manages an outdoor equipment rental shop for MWR at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va.
Following a honeymoon at the beach, the happy couple will reside in Wolf Point.

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