Monthly archive

July, 2014

  •   Those who attended the Martha Miles Memorial Roping event the end of May got a special look into the past: A Single Rider Roping contest. The contest was held both Saturday and Sunday afternoons - on Saturday before the roping event, and on Sunday after.  When cowboys first started watching cattle on wide-open range, they spent a lot...
  •   Harold F. “Bud” Hall, passed away on his 79th birthday, June 30, 2014, at home in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by his family. Bud was born on June 30, 1935, in Lewistown, Montana, and graduated from Fergus County High School in 1953. After high school, Bud enlisted in the Marine Corp and served...
  •   The senior living facility at Holy Rosary Healthcare is getting a makeover, part of a multi-phase project to enhance the living experience for residents. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in May for phase one of the project, which will include a canopy-covered entrance to the existing extended care/senior living community. Also scheduled...
  •   Keith M. Johnson, 89, of Miles City died Monday, June 30, 2014, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Johnson was born on July 21, 1924, in Tacoma, Washington, the son of Belle and Mark Johnson. He attended schools in Miles City, graduating from Custer County High School in 1942.  He and Phyllis Johnson were married...
  •   The Independence Day People’s Parade and Riverside Park Celebration began 11 years ago. The parade started as a grassroots effort from a group of community members and has witnessed continued growth each year, taking its place in the Independence Day festivities in Miles City. The local activities celebrate our nation’s...
  •   Everyone is invited to participate in the Fourth of July People’s Parade: motorcycles, cars, pickups, trucks, tractors, farm machinery, walkers with banners, clowns and other costumed characters, decorated bicycles, unicycles, dancers, bands, musicians, horses and riders, horse-drawn wagons, motorized children’s cars and floats...

June, 2014

  •   Thanks to the Miles City Eagle Cam focused on a bald eagle nest high above the west end of Main Street, hundreds of people have watched a bald eagle pair incubating the two eggs, the eggs hatching and the young birds eating, sleeping and growing. The young eagles hatched on April 19 and are approaching 10 weeks old. Now they are preparing...
  •   For years, Miles City Fire and Rescue Chief Dale Berg has dedicated his professional life to the protection of the homes and residents of Miles City. Now, after two decades, Berg has decided to call it a career. Calling firefighting a “young man’s game,” Berg is handing the reins over to the next generation. His official...
  •   Rains in Miles City on Thursday set a record with 2.08 inches received, according to National Weather Service reports. The previous record for June 26 was .97 inches set in 1969. The wettest day on record for June was June 18, 1964, when 2.71 inches fell, causing considerable localized flooding. Thursday’s rain was enough to clog the...
  •   Fireworks will be allowed in the city limits at Bender Park, Riverside Park, Jaycee Field and Tedesco Field on the following days and times: -- Thursday, July 3: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m -- Friday, July 4: 10 a.m. to midnight -- Saturday, July 5: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Tuesday night the Miles City Council passed Resolution No. 3699, which...