Sunrise & Sunset Times

December 8 8:19 a.m.     4:49 p.m.
December 9 8:20 a.m. 4:49 p.m.
December 10 8:21 a.m. 4:49 p.m.
December 11 8:22 a.m. 4:49 p.m.
December 12 8:23 a.m. 4:49 p.m.
December 13 8:23 a.m. 4:49 p.m.
December 14 8:24 a.m. 4:49 p.m.

Simon’s Weekly Weather

NW Montana
Regional Forecast issued on
Sunday, Nov. 28



Dec. 7

Tuesday…Cloudy with patchy freezing fog. A slight chance of snow late in the day. Highs in the 30s with upper 20s around 5000 feet. Light winds.



Dec. 8

Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain across the lowest valleys. Lows in the 20s to near 30 with lower 20s around 5000 feet. Highs in the 30s to near 40 with upper 20s around 5000 feet.


Thursday & Friday, Dec. 9, 10

A slight chance of mainly mountain snow showers. Lows in the lower teens to lower 20s with lower teens around 5000 feet. Highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s with upper teens around 5000 feet.


Saturday, Dec. 11

A chance of snow. Lows in the mid teens to lower 20s with mid teens around 5000 feet. Highs in the 30s with mid 20s around 5000 feet.


Sunday, Dec. 12

A chance of rain and snow in the valleys and a chance of snow in the higher elevations. Lows in the 20s with lower 20s around 5000 feet. Highs in the 30s to near 40 with mid 20s around 5000 feet.



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Book of the Week

“We Were Liars” By E. Lockhart

A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends-the liars-whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth.

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Movie of the Week

Don’t Look Up {R}

Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

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Montana Gas Price Update

As of Monday, November 29 —

Montana gas prices have risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.39/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 615 stations in Montana. Gas prices in Montana are steady from a month ago and stand $1.17/g higher than a year ago.


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Recipe of the Week  –  Christmas Popcorn Candy

1/4 C. vegetable oil
1/3 C. popping corn
2/3 C. sliver almonds
7TBSP. Butter
1 C. brown sugar
1/2 C. corn syrup
1/2 TSP. salt
1 TSP. vanilla extract
1/2 TSP. baking soda

3 TSP. cinnamon
2 TSP. ground ginger
1/2 TSP. allspice
1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1.) Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add a few pieces of popcorn until it pops, then quickly remove. 2.) Add remaining popcorn, shake and spread corn out evenly, cover with lid. Once popcorn starts to pop in earnest, shake only once.
3.) Remove from heat when popping almost stops. Transfer to a very large bowl.
4.) Preheat oven to 230 degrees F. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Stir until combined. When it starts to bubble, simmer for 4 min. DO NOT STIR. Remove from heat and quickly whisk in spices, vanilla, and baking soda. Whisk for 10 seconds and quickly pour over popcorn. Toss to coat. Sprinkle with almonds.


Word of the Week


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Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: a prominent pattern or
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