Gotcha! April Fools’ Pranks Through History

Gotcha! April Fools’ Pranks Through History

Gotcha! April Fools’ Pranks Through History  April 1 is the day you’re most likely to hear the word “gotcha!” Though its origins are unclear, April Fools’ Day has long been associated with practical jokes and pranks. People have been falling prey to elaborate hoaxes...
QR Codes Make a Comeback

QR Codes Make a Comeback

QR Codes Make a Comeback QR codes have made a comeback in the past year as a result of the COVID -19 pandemic, which has forced businesses to creatively reassess safety protocols. Perhaps you remember them? QR (Quick Response) codes appeared everywhere at the...
Scholarship Helps Recipient Return Home

Scholarship Helps Recipient Return Home

Scholarship Helps Recipient Return Home Tim Hartmann realized the benefits of a scholarship even before graduating from Custer High School in 2010. “Secondary education is not cheap,” he says. “I was very grateful to have the financial assistance to help me pursue my...
What if the Pandemic Had Hit 20 Years Ago?

What if the Pandemic Had Hit 20 Years Ago?

What if the Pandemic Had Hit 20 Years Ago? Remembering the good old days may mean looking back just a few months before March 1, 2020. Many of us may longingly recall being able to travel or going out for dinner and a movie with friends without concern. Let’s look...
Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now? A Look at Some of the First Scholarship Recipients 20 + Years Later For the 22nd year Golden West will award scholarships to more than 40 high school seniors across our service territory. The total financial contribution of the scholarships is...