Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   The most exciting thing Bureau of Land Management firefighter Justin Hanley had planned for the afternoon of Aug. 4, 2013, was to make a halibut and blooming onion dinner in his new deep fat fryer. Needless to say, his day was about to get a lot more interesting. Finishing dinner with his wife in their rented trailer near the Yellowstone...
  •   Members of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council took a chilly drive up Yellowstone Hill Thursday morning to attend an open house at Brawler Industries, formerly Western Industries, in its current leased location. The open house was intended to show members of the council exactly what goes on in the Miles City fabrication...
  •   Though it’s much too early to get a definitive feel for the tone of the 2015 Montana legislative session, state Senator Eric Moore, R-Miles City, believes the proceedings are off to a positive start. “I think people are in a better mood than they were last session,” Moore said. “I think there’s a lot more...
  • A son was born to Abe and Shannon Murnion of Jordan on Monday, December 29, 2014, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings.
  •   After a busy Friday morning, mom Pattie Guthrie, center, celebrates Saturday morning with father Chris Mattoon, from left, Gunner Mattoon, brother, Corbin Mattoon, new arrival, Jacoby Mattoon, oldest brother, and Tucker Mattoon, middle brother, in Pattie’s room in Holy Rosary Healthcare. Corbin arrived at 8:43 a.m. Friday, January 2,...
  •   Elsie Gabel, 93, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.  Elsie Elizabeth Glockhamer was born in Billings on Jan. 7, 1921. The first in her family to attend high school, she graduated in 1939 from Billings Senior High. She and Floyd H. Gabel were married in 1941. Mrs. Gabel traveled to air bases in Washington, New York and Kentucky to be with her...
  •   C uster County District High School seniors Brett Keith and Morgan Bishop had an exciting end to 2014. In the last few weeks of the year, each were selected to play in this summer’s Shrine Game and they both signed to continue their football careers at Dickinson State University. Keith was chosen as a wide receiver for the Shrine...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team had as good a weekend as could be expected. Coming off the long Christmas break, the Cowboys lost to one of the premier teams in Class AA, Billings West, on Friday night. They bounced back to beat Glendive in a thrilling overtime game at home on Saturday night. The Cowboys lost...
  • The Montana PRCA Pro Rodeo Circuit and the Montana High School Rodeo Association have joined to organize the first High School Rough Stock Challege at the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals January 16-18. The top six high school contestants in the bareback and saddle bronc riding will compete through the three day event. Three bareback and three...
  •   Junior high soccer players looking to play on the Posse competitive teams must have their completed forms, along with $25, turned into Mr. Hardin in Room 205 at Washington Middle School before January 13th. A non-refundable check of $25 will cover registration fees, with the remaining $160 fee that will include socks and shorts that will...