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November 15, 2018 Golden Valley News Page 3 New well Continental Resources has been drilling this new oil and gas well along U.S. Hwy. 85 in Billings County. It's been many months since a drilling rig has been active in the area. (Photo by Richard Volesky) Actors Kevin Lozano, left, and Michaela Moore conduct a financial literacy High School last month. (Photo by Richard Volesky) nancial program at Beach The North Dakota Department of Minot, Kenmare, New Town, Beach, sions" live shows are reinforced by Securities last month sponsored its Dickinson, New Salem, Mandan and student playbooks (both online and 14th annual, week-long, financial lit- Bismarck. Tlg.ough a series of four print versions), teacher guides, e- eracy middle school tour by the Na- comedic sketches the actors engaged books, and digital games and activi- tional Theatre for Children (NTC) audience participation to help stu- ties that align with the financial with the goal of using theatrical com- dents become familiar with these concepts presented in the perform- edy to inspire students to begin de- personal finance topics: 'the differ- ances and are provided at no cost to veloping good money habits at a ence between credit and debit cards, the schools through North Dakota young age. what taxes are, the importance of Securities Department's sponsorship. This year's program called savings, and how insurance works. The NTC is a provider of educa- "Dimes, Dollars and Decisions" was tional programming with operations presented to a total of about 3,000 The financial concepts covered in in the U.S Australia and New students at 10 middle schools in NTC's "Dimes, Dollars and Deci- Zealand. in launch site in (Courtesy Photo) li that in Shown is the Spartan missile North Dakota has been listed in the National Reg- ister of Historic Places. A Cold War Spartan missile (RSL-3) in Cavalier County was ac- tion where one enters the site, and launch site in North Dakota has been cepted because it is the best pre- the large bunker Remote Launch Op- listed in the National Register of His- served unit remaining of the Stanley erations Building, where service peo- toric Places. R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex pie maintained communications and The National Register of Historic that is not operational as an active equipment in ready for any potential Places is the federal government's military component. It contains three launch situation while in contact with list of properties it considers worthy major components - the Sprintthe other Stanley R. Mickelsen Safe- of preservation and recognition, launch pad with 16 empty missile guard Complex units throughout The Remote Sprint Launch Site 3 silos, the Limited Area Sentry Sta- northeast North Dakota. AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent in- crease over last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years (since 2005)','with 2.5 milIioii more people taking to the nation's roads, skies, rails and waterways com- pared with last year. "A strong economy and labor market are generating higher wages and more disposable in- come," said Gene LaDoucer, North Dakota spokesman for AAA-The Auto Club Group. "As a result, more travelers will celebrate the holiday with a Thanksgiving get- away, building on a positive year for the travel industry." The Thanksgiving holiday pe- riod is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 25. By the numbers: Automobiles: The vast majority of travelers - 48.5 million - will hit the road this Thanksgiving, nearly 5 percent more than last year. Planes: The largest growth in holiday travel is by air, at 5.4 per- cent, with 4.27 million travelers. Trains, Buses and Cruise Ships: Travel across these sectors will in- crease by 1.4 percent, with a total 1.48 million passengers. Gas prices: As the holiday approaches, con- sumers are welcoming falling gas Annual salmon spawning operation completed Fisheries crews completed their the history of the salmon program," salmon, which typically forecasts a annual salmon spawning operation Fryda said. "After Garrison Dam Na- good run the next couple years. on the Missouri River System, col- tional Fish Hatchery was filled to ca- Chinook salmon begin their lecting more than 2.2 million eggs. pacity, crews were able to collect an spawning run in October. Since North Dakota Game and Fish De- additional 387,000 excess eggs that salmon cannot naturally reproduce in partment Missouri River System su- were provided to Montana." North Dakota, Game and Fish De- pervisor Dave Fryda said crews The majority of eggs were col- partment and Garrison Dam National easily collected enough eggs to stock lected from Lake Sakakawea, with Fish Hatchery personnel collect eggs the 500,000 smoltsplanned for Lake help from the Missouri River below and transport them to the hatchery. Sakakawea in 2019. Garrison Dam. Average size of Lake Once the eggs hatch, young "Salmon were very abundant Sakakawea female salmon was 6salmon spend several months in the througfiout the run, resulting in one pounds. Fryda said once again there hatchery before being stocked in of the highest collection of eggs in was an abundance of young male Lake Sakakawea. Van or Bus Service Billings County Golden Valley County Distance of 160 Miles CALL: 701-872-3836 Our board meets at 9:30 a.m first Tuesday of each month at 701 S. Central Ave Beach. The public is invited! HOW TO SHARE YOUR VIEWS We welcome letters to the editor concerning issues of area interest or regarding stories and editorials that have been published. ,' Letters should be limited to 400 words. Guest columns or opinion-editorials longer in length are also welcome. A writer can have only one letter or column regarding the same subject published in a 30-day time period, unless the writer is responding to a new aspect of an issue that has been raised. Letters and columns are a way to encourage public disoussion. Thank-you letters and invitations cannot be published as letters to the ediCE,~t~ut ~ t)e formalted as advertisements. Please include your name, address and phone number on your letter or column so that we can contact you. Your address and phone number will not be published. Golden Valley News/Billings County Pioneer, P.O. Box 156, Beach, N.D. 58621 ; goldenandbillings@gmail.com NORTH DAKOTA Nurse Practitioner Association NATIONALNP WEEK No ember 11-17, 2018 Recognizing 1080 NPs ~ervin~ patients in' ND Thank you for over 50),ears of patient care! As the holiday ap- proaches, con- sumers are welcoming falling gas prices. The na- tional average for regular gasoline is currently $2.73, 18 cents lower than one month ago, tions this Thanksgiving. Orlando, New York City and Anaheim top this year's top 10 holiday destina- tions based on AAA's online and travel agency air and tour book- ings. Punta Cana, Dallas/Fort Worth and Miami are all gaining popularity as holiday spots com- pared With jast year. 1. Orlando, Florida 2. New York, New York 3. Anaheim, California 4. Punta Cana, Dominican Re- public 5. Las Vegas, Nevada 6. Cancun, Mexico 7. Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas prices. The national average for 8. Honolulu, Hawaii regular gasoline is currently $2.73, 9. Washington D.C. 18 cents lower than one month ago. 10. Miami, Florida The North Dakota average is down AAA expects to rescue nearly 13 cents from last month and cur- 360,000 motorists at the roadside rently sits at $2.76. While the hol- this Thanksgiving. Dead batteries, iday average will be the highest lockouts and flat tires will be the since 2014, motorists will likely leading reasons AAA members will see additional savings as the holi- experience car trouble. AAA rec- day approaches on lower oil prices ommends motorists take their ve- and a buildup in gasoline inventory hicle to a trusted repair facility to levels, perform any needed maintenance Top destinations: before heading out. 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Burnsville 55337 / J q~ Sunday, November 18th 11:30-1:30 PM" Rootbeer floats - compliments, of Silha " Funeral Homes & Music at 1:30 pm / FreeVdill Offering benefits the Kitchen RAFFLE at veal for Beach Baskets, Golva Basket, Sentinel -B ket, Medora Basket, Wibaux Basket and Kitchen Basket