Monthly archive

June, 2015

  •   Stacy Klippenstein, president of Miles Community College, said that MCC is still moving forward and working with the State Land Board and the Department of Military Affairs in the college’s efforts to acquire the former National Guard Armory on Main Street.  The college wants to move its heavy equipment operations and commercial...
  •   The Miles City Mavericks opened the Harry Griffith Tournament with a good 10-2 win over Riverton on Thursday night, then played pretty well over the weekend, ending with a 6-4 win over Glendive in the third-place game on Sunday afternoon. “I thought we played fairly well, especially the first two days,” Mavericks Head Coach Jeff...
  •    Carole Loraine Barbero, age 87, of Broadus died on Wednesday, June 25, 2015 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. Mrs. Barbero was born in Miles City on Christmas Day 1927 to Gladys and Joe Irion. Her early years were spent at the L.O. Ranch on the Mizpah owned by her grandparents Ed and Jenny Irion.  Mrs. Barbero spent many...
  •   Edith Cunningham, age 92, of Broadus, Mont., died on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Powder River Manor. Mrs. Cunningham was born on January 29, 1923 at Sundance, Wyo., the daughter of Raymond and Marjorie (Bosworth) Roadifer. Edith grew up and attended school in Sundance where she graduated from high school. Shortly after high school she...
  •   Garry Carter Schye, 68, died peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2015, at the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Garry and Reva Schye; and one brother, Craig Schye. A private service and burial will be held in Miles City at a later date.  
  •   Pull on your blue jeans and dig out your best Stetson because it’s rodeo season.  The Montana High School Rodeo was in full swing this month in Kalispell at the Majestic Valley Arena. State ran from June 9-14 bringing rodeo hopefuls from around the state to compete for a trip to nationals. To compete at state, the hopefuls had to...
  •   A pair of big innings, and a great pitching performance, led the Miles City Mavericks to a 10-2 win over Riverton, Wyoming in their first game of the Harry Griffith Invitational, being held at Connors Stadium this weekend. In the other games yesterday: Glendive beat the Billings Haloes 3-2, the Halos then beat Billings Boltz 9-2, Douglas...
  •   A new Blue Star Memorial sign was put up in the park between Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility and Wendy’s restaurant Thursday, replacing one set up about 60 years ago on the old Terry highway.  The new sign will be rededicated at a ceremony at 3 p.m. July 4. The Blue Stars were put up to honor the men and women that served...
  •   “There are no shortcuts,” says Terry Annalora, selected as parade marshal for this year’s Independence Day parade, when speaking about his long career as a mentor of musicians in Miles City. A Miles City native, Annalora was born in 1953, the son of Sam and Ruby Annalora.  His mother is still living in her own home....
  •   Barbara “Babe” Walla of Plentywood, formerly of Sidney, died on Wednesday evening, June 24, 2015, at the LaCasa Personal Care Center in Plentywood.  Wake services for her will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, in the Fulkerson-Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney. Mass of the Christian Burial for her will be at 10 a.m....