Monthly archive

December, 2015

  • Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade said Tuesday that no decision has been made on whether to seek the death penalty in the homicide case against Scott Price. Price is charged in the murder of Ed Martin and the attack on Helen Martin on Dec. 14 at their Miles City home. Thirty-seven-year-old Price faces charges of deliberate homicide, aggravated...
  • Scott Austin Price, a suspect in both the homicide of Ed Martin in Miles City on Dec. 14 and Lonette Keener in Missoula on Dec. 21, has a criminal history in Montana spanning nearly two decades.  Except for a stretch from 2000 until 2010, he has been either in jail or prison or on probation in Montana.  He has absconded or escaped from...
  • A Parastas service for Steve Haverluk, 89, of Dickinson, formerly of Miles City, MT, will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at St. Demetrius Catholic Church in Fairfield with Father Taras Miles celebrating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation for Steve will be 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday, December 28th at...
  • James Leo “Jim” Johnson, Miles City, MT, died on December 24, 2015, in Bismarck, ND, at the age of 68. A memorial service will be held on Thursday at 11:30 AM at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck. Burial will be held at 2:00 PM at the ND Veterans Cemetery. Jim was born on October 2, 1947, to John and Dolores Johnson...
  • Donald Allen Ottesen, age 87 of Miles City, passed away on December 23, 2015 at the V.A. Community Living Center in Miles City. Donald was born on October 17, 1928 in Sheridan, WY; the son of Norman & Lura (Comstock) Ottesen. He grew up in the Sheridan area until he moved to Seward, Alaska where he spent a year. He moved back to Sonnette, MT...
  • A deliberate homicide charge was formally filed Thursday against Scott Austin Price in Miles City’s 16th Judicial District Court in the Dec. 14 death of Ed Martin of Miles City. Price is being held in the Kootenai County Jail in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on a $1 million bond on the Custer County charges. He is also a suspect in a Missoula...
  • Charges have been filed against 37-year-old Scott Price and his alleged accomplice, Sarah Rae McKnight, in the murder and stabbing in Missoula on Dec. 21, a week after Price allegedly murdered 78-year-old Ed Martin and assaulted his wife, Helen, in Miles City. Missoula County Justice Court records were filed on Dec. 24, charging Price with...
  •      A daughter was born to Jessica and Ryan Rosencranz of Miles City on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A daughter was born to Ashley and Randy Horan of Miles City on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Tasha Roberts and Shawn Read of Terry on Friday, Dec....
  • Kelly Conley, Dean of Students and auto mechanics instructor at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility, said that six or eight months ago, the students in his classes wondered if there was something they could do to give back to the community for everything Miles Citians do for students at Pine Hills. Conley thought about that when going back and...
  • Marvin C. Strand, 81, of Circle, died peacefully in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in his family home. The viewing will be on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in the Stevenson & Sons Chapel in Circle from 4 to 6 p.m. with a family and masonic service at 6:30 p.m. There will be a celebration of Mr. Strand’s life on Tuesday, Dec...