Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Outlaws played the Powell Pioneers in Powell on Tuesday, but results were not available by presstime. The Outlaws will take on the Billings Royals tonight at the Bozeman Bucks Tourney. On Thursday Miles City plays Mountain View in Bozeman, and Friday they take on the Helena Senators and the Bozeman Bucks...

June, 2015

  •   'Tis the season, as a dense, smokey haze covers Miles City and surrounding areas, traveling long distances from multiple fires in Canada and spreading as far south as Tennessee.  According to BLM’s Fire Management Officer Eric Lepisto and Tanja Fransen at the National Weather Service in Glasgow, the smoke is making its way...
  • As July approaches red, white and blue decorations slowly start to become more visible across Miles City, and excitement is building for the Fourth of July festivities that take place every year.  There will be a Fourth of July parade, barbeque and fire works show, with the fireworks kindly hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars post. However...
  •   Nearly all of the City of Miles City offices up for election have no one running for them, and the deadline for filing is 5 p.m. Thursday.  The only candidate is Ward 3 Councilman John Hollowell, who is running for mayor. The other five seats open are city treasurer (currently held by John Moorehead) and council seats for Ward 1 (...
  •   Stacy Klippenstein, president of Miles Community College, said that MCC is still moving forward and working with the State Land Board and the Department of Military Affairs in the college’s efforts to acquire the former National Guard Armory on Main Street.  The college wants to move its heavy equipment operations and commercial...
  •   The Miles City Mavericks opened the Harry Griffith Tournament with a good 10-2 win over Riverton on Thursday night, then played pretty well over the weekend, ending with a 6-4 win over Glendive in the third-place game on Sunday afternoon. “I thought we played fairly well, especially the first two days,” Mavericks Head Coach Jeff...
  •    Carole Loraine Barbero, age 87, of Broadus died on Wednesday, June 25, 2015 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. Mrs. Barbero was born in Miles City on Christmas Day 1927 to Gladys and Joe Irion. Her early years were spent at the L.O. Ranch on the Mizpah owned by her grandparents Ed and Jenny Irion.  Mrs. Barbero spent many...
  •   Edith Cunningham, age 92, of Broadus, Mont., died on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Powder River Manor. Mrs. Cunningham was born on January 29, 1923 at Sundance, Wyo., the daughter of Raymond and Marjorie (Bosworth) Roadifer. Edith grew up and attended school in Sundance where she graduated from high school. Shortly after high school she...
  •   Garry Carter Schye, 68, died peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2015, at the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Garry and Reva Schye; and one brother, Craig Schye. A private service and burial will be held in Miles City at a later date.  
  •   Pull on your blue jeans and dig out your best Stetson because it’s rodeo season.  The Montana High School Rodeo was in full swing this month in Kalispell at the Majestic Valley Arena. State ran from June 9-14 bringing rodeo hopefuls from around the state to compete for a trip to nationals. To compete at state, the hopefuls had to...