Monthly archive

June, 2016

  • The 22nd Annual Badlands Bowl is set to kick-off on June 18 at the Henry Biesiot Activities Center in Dickinson North Dakota. This week the Montana team is busy practicing in Miles City, for their up coming game. The Badlands Bowl was originally started by the Reid brothers, trying to decide whose state’s football program was better, so they...
  • Custer County Commissioners have made repairing the deck of the Tusler Bridge a top priority but the earliest repairs can be made is 2020. Approval of the funding cannot take place before the 2019 Legislature.   “We hope the day doesn’t come when we have to shut it down for safety reasons,” Commissioner Jason Strouf...
  • Dr. Eugene Smith Aby, age 92 of Glendive, Montana, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 surrounded by his family at Riverstone Hospice home in Billings, MT. Dr. Aby was born on June 7, 1924 in Salida, Colorado. He married Jaralee Meakins January 6, 1951. His wife of 65 years preceded him in death on April 18, 2016.  He is survived by his...
  • After weathering a significant decline in recent years, the mule deer population in southeastern Montana is showing signs of a robust recovery. With populations well above long-term averages, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks proposes increasing the 2016 antlerless mule deer “B” license quota from 4,500 to 7,500 throughout Region 7....
  • Youths will have the opportunity to learn about the area’s wildlife during a “Wildlife Wonders” workshop on Wednesday, June 29 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Miles City’s Region 7 Fish, Wildlife & Parks headquarters.  The workshop is part of Miles Community College’s Kid’s Kollege summer offerings.  Youths...
  • There are three sections to the camp depending on their age bracket. 4th-6th graders are Monday-Wednesday from 8am-10am. This section is run by the CCDHS coaches. The cost is $70 for 4th-6th graders. The 7th-8th graders will be Monday-Wednesday from 2pm-4:30pm and the instructors will be the CCDHS coaches and All American Volleyball. The cost is $...
  • Anglers, river recreationalists and landowners along the Missouri River downstream from Fort Peck Dam to the headwaters of Lake Sakakawea will see a significant increase in boating activity, due to an interagency study designed to learn more about the drifting behavior of larval pallid sturgeon.   The study will take place from late June to...
  • The Outlaws baseball club team headed to Idaho this weekend to take part in the Post Falls tournament. 16 teams showed up for the tournament, which made four pools for competition.  The Outlaws went 2-1 in the initial set of pools, but they had enough overall runs to make it to the wildcard spot in the tournament. They went on to the...
  • The Posse came to compete in their first matchup against Big Timber at the State Cup in Great Falls.  Parker Barnosky took the ball in and was taken down in the box and received the first penalty kick of the tournament. He made an excellent shot off the ground and secured the Posse the lead.  Big Timber came back with a vengeance and...
  • Whether you’re tying on a salmonfly or threading a night crawler onto a hook, on Saturday and Sunday, everyone in Montana can fish for free. “It’s a celebration of fishing and of taking advantage of Montana’s great outdoors, so grab a pole and get outside,” said Jeff Hagener, director of Montana Fish, Wildlife &...