Monthly archive

July, 2016

  • Holly Ask of Miles City and Tyler Brockway of BIllings have announced their engagement.  Ask is the daughter of Scott and Jackie Ask of Miles City.  Brockway is the son of Mark Brockway and Laurie Sergeant of Billings.  A Friday, Aug. 12, wedding is planned in Miles City.
  • Between 1941 and 1984, Miles City was home to a sophisticated supper club with a wide reputation for fine dining and dancing known as the Crossroads Inn.  The original opening of the establishment didn’t include dining, however.  The Crossroads opened for the first time before the dining room was complete in order to have the bar...
  • Lester Whitney, 86, died peacefully from natural causes early Tuesday morning, July 5, 2016, in Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. He was being visited and comforted by family members.  Mr. Whitney was born Jan. 17, 1930, in Powderville to Louis and Cora Whitney. In 1952 he married Florene Cline and they had two daughters. They later...
  • Esther DeMint, age 82, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her home in Miles City surrounded by her family. Esther was born on October 17, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of George and Mary (Leach) Kelley. She grew up in Dayton and attended Washington Elementary School, Wilbur Wright High School in Dayton and her junior and...
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have completed their 2016 winter and spring aerial surveys of deer populations across Region 6 in northeastern Montana.   The surveys indicate a continuing increase in numbers for mule deer, and mostly stable populations of whitetail deer across the region.  Mule deer   For mule deer, 11...
  • (Miles City, MT) Miles Community College head Men’s Basketball coach Chase Tait has announced the signing of Custer County High School Guard Gavin Gundlach for the 2016-17 season. During his senior season with the CCHS Cowboys, Gundlach was a Class A All-State selection. In his senior season with the Cowboys, Gundlach averaged 20...
  • Miles City Big Sky Smile Center (BSSC) won the Coca-Cola Babe Ruth Tournament at Denton Field Sunday afternoon. They played Colstrip in the championship game and came back to win 13-12 in 8 innings and almost three hours of play. The Colstrip team wanted to get back at BSSC for an earlier disastrous meeting in the tournament. They had a strong...
  • Stephen Louis Wood, husband, father, brother and friend, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at the age of 75. Steve was a proud Montanan, hailing from the Stacey community, south of Miles City. Born to Agnes Mae (Gold) and Eugene Wood, Steve grew up on the family ranch. Athletics were a lifelong passion, beginning at Custer County High School where he...
  • Alexander William “Sandy” Barclay, age 74, of Jordan passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana surrounded by his family. Sandy was born on August 10, 1941 in Jordan, Montana, the son of Alex S. and Doris Jeanette McKnight. He attended Flat Creek School through the 8th Keith, where he met his...
  • With budget season looming, county officials are starting to figure out the numbers for various departments and those numbers include raises for a number of county employees. County Commissioner Keith Holmlund explained that a committee consisting of elected officials except the commissioners, and two citizens looked at the county salaries and...