Simon’s Weekly Weather


Issued Sunday June 11, 2023 – 7:50 P.M.



June. 14th

Locally breezy and cool with a chance of showers and a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s with mid 40s around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s with lower 50s around 5000 feet.


Thursday and Friday,

June. 15th to 16th

Dry and seasonal. Lows in the 40s with upper 40s around 5000 feet. Highs in the upper 60s to upper 70s with upper 50s around 5000 feet.


Thursday and Friday,

June. 17th to 18th

Cooler and locally breezy with a chance of showers. Lows in the 40s to near 50 with mid 40s around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s with mid 50s around 5000 feet.


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Recipe of the Week

Easy Summer Pasta Salad

▢ 1 (16 ounce) package    ▢fusilli (spiral) pasta

▢3 cups cherry tomatoes,       halved

▢½ pound provolone cheese,       cubed

▢½ pound salami, cubed

▢¼ pound sliced pepperoni, cut in half

▢1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces

▢1 (10 ounce) can black olives, drained

▢1 (4 ounce) jar pimentos, drained

▢1 (8 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing



▢ Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook fusilli in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain.

▢ Combine fusilli with tomatoes, cheese, salami, pepperoni, green pepper, olives, and pimentos in a large bowl. Pour in salad dressing; toss to coat.

▢ Place into hot embers, rotating every 10 minutes, until potato skin is soft, about 25 minutes. (Carefully open 1 packet to check doneness with a fork. Let rest 10 minutes

June.14 – June.20

June 14 –  


Strawberry Shortcake Day


June 15 –National

 Megalodon Day

June 16–National Fudge Day


June 17 –


Eat Your Veggies Day

June 18 –

National Fathers Day


June 19 – National

Garfield Day


June 20 –


American Eagle Day

Montana Weekly Gas Prices

As of Monday June, 12th

Average gasoline prices in Montana have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.66/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 615 stations in Montana. Prices in Montana are 19.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 125.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 1.6 cents in the last week and stands at $3.87 per gallon.


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Movie of the Week

Worlds collide in “The Flash” when Barry uses his superpowers to travel back in time in order to change the events of the past. But when his attempt to save his family inadvertently alters the future, Barry becomes trapped in a reality in which General Zod has returned, threatening annihilation, and there are no Super Heroes to turn to. That is, unless Barry can coax a very different Batman out of retirement and rescue an imprisoned Kryptonian.


Critics Consensus: We’re all feeling a bit multi-versed out right now in the wake of Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse. But The Flash still speeds along nicely – no mean feat when it’s 2 hours 25min long.

Word of the  Week



Part of Speech:

A member of the  Germanic tribe that joined with the        Angles and Jutes in the 5th century to conquer Britain

Book of the Week

“The Do’s and Donuts

of Love”

Adiba Jaigirdar

A pun-filled YA contemporary romance, The Dos and Donuts of Love by Adiba Jaigirdar finds a teenage girl competing in a televised baking competition, with contestants including her ex-girlfriend and a potential new crush.

This Week In History – June.14–June.20

June 14

1775: The Continental Army was established by the Continental Congress, marking the birth of the United States Army.
1777: The Stars and Stripes was adopted by Congress as the flag of the United States.

June 15

667: The first human blood transfusion was administered in Paris by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.
1752: Benjamin Franklin flew a kite in a thunderstorm, proving that lightning is electricity.

June 16

1858: Abraham Lincoln delivered his House Divided speech in Springfield, Ill.
1903: Ford Motor Company was incorporated in Detroit.
1904: Irish author James Joyce began a relationship with Nora Barnacle and subsequently used the date to set the actions for his novel Ulysses. This date is now traditionally called “Bloomsday.”

June 17

1775: The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought.
1885: The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor.
1898: The U.S. Navy Hospital Corps was established. 1972: The Watergate scandal began as five White House operatives were arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee, in an attempt by some members of the Republican party to illegally wiretap the opposition. (The investigation and ensuing cover-up ultimately caused President Richard Nixon to resign in 1974.)

June 18

1767: Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sighted Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
1812: The U.S. Congress declared war on Great Britain, Canada, and Ireland, starting the War of 1812.
1858: Charles Darwin received a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that included nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin’s own, prompting Darwin to publish his theory.

June 19

1846: The first officially recorded, organized baseball game was played in Hoboken, New Jersey.
1862: The U.S. Congress prohibited slavery in United States territories.

June 20

1948: Toast of the Town, later The Ed Sullivan Show, made its television debut.
1963: The so-called “red telephone” was established between the Soviet Union and the United States following the Cuban Missile Crisis.

1840: Samuel Morse received the patent for the telegraph.

Sunrise & Sunset Times

Date Sunrise Sunset
June 14 5:36 a.m. 9:45 p.m.
June 15 5:36 a.m. 9:45 p.m.
June 16 5:36 a.m. 9:46 p.m.
June 17 5:36 a.m. 9:46 p.m.
June 18 5:36 a.m. 9:46 p.m.
June 19 5:36 a.m. 9:47 p.m.
June 20 5:36 a.m. 9:47 p.m.