Monthly archive

October, 2016

  • A 16-team youth baseball tournament will be played in Miles City next summer, providing benefits ranging from a boost for local businesses, to a baseball bonanza for local fans. The Continental Amateur Baseball Association will sanction the age 14-under wooden bat tournament, with teams traveling to Miles City from California, the Pacitfic...

September, 2016

  • The Custer County High School football team will try to turn its season around in the friendly confines of Connors Stadium. The Cowboys, who sport a 2-3 record, will play three of their final four regular season games at home, starting tomorrow night against Hardin. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Despite the losing record, the Cowboys can still finish...
  • When Montana Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte called Lesley Robinson to inquire about her being his runningmate, she said she was sitting on the couch “watching a movie with my husband.” “He really caught me off guard,” Robinson, a Philips County rancher and county commissioner, said while campaigning in...
  • Decorating for this year’s Fall Festival in Miles City will begin on Saturday. Local merchants and residents are invited to show their pride in our community by continuing the annual tradition of decorating their businesses and homes for autumn. A Hay Bale Decorating Contest is open to all interested participants and also starts Oct. 1. The...
  • HELENA — A magistrate judge has concluded that a private prison in Shelby is not to blame for the death of a medical marijuana provider who was incarcerated there. U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn Ostby on Wednesday recommended the dismissal of a negligence lawsuit filed by the wife of Richard Flor against Corrections Corporation of America. U....
  • The Barn Players are ready to rock. The local theater group’s fall production —”All Shook Up” — opens Thursday night at the Custer County District High School auditorium with a largely veteran Barn Player cast. The musical combines songs made famous by Elvis Presley with Shakespearean plot complications. There were...
  • The Montana Theatre at 905 Main St. in Miles City is known for featuring the latest flicks — Star Trek Beyond, Sully, Pete’s Dragon and the like. But movie buffs will also get a taste of more artistic and avant-garde fare along with their popcorn this fall, as the cinema hosts its annual Fall Film Festival. The 2016 festival will...
  • At Monday’s meeting the Miles Community College Board approved a land purchase resolution.  The resolution approved the purchase of the Fretland land for $187,500. The college would use building fees as the funding source.  The idea of purchasing the land began when former MCC President Stefani Hicswa expressed a desire for the...
  • Rick Huber is the new Miles City Council member for Ward 2. The council chose him Tuesday night at City Hall by a vote of 6-1. He was sworn in at the meeting and took his seat. Huber is the manager of Automatic Transmission Systems and has served on the Miles City Study Commission for the past couple of years. He has lived in Miles City all but...
  • The day after pleading guilty to a Miles City murder, a former Miles City resident plead guilty to the murder of a woman in Missoula during a December crime spree.  Scott Austin Price, 38, plead guilty Monday to deliberate homicide and aggravating kidnapping in Miles City via video. On Tuesday he appeared in Missoula County District Court in...