Monthly archive

December, 2014

  •   Dear editor, When are we going to realize that Republican ideology is disastrous for this country and Montana? The spending bill just passed by the Republican-led House gives away the farm to the big banks and Wall Street as usual. Again, derivative trading will be the norm and everything is in place to bail out the financial institutions...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams wrapped up the 2014 portion of their schedule with a pair of blowouts over Dawson Community College on Friday night at the MCC Centra. The Lady Pioneers hammered the Lady Bucs 103-61 and the Pioneers came back in the second half to beat the Bucs 72-57. The MCC women are now 9-5 on the year and...
  •   Custer County District High School junior Torrey Watts had himself a pretty good weekend. The 126-pounder had an undefeated run at the Forsyth Matador Invitational to win the event.  Watts got the weekend going with an impressive 18-8 win over Anthony James in their dual with Glendive on Thursday. At the Forsyth Invite, Watts won each...
  •   Have you ever sat in a classroom, convinced you could do a much better job of teaching the subject than the current instructor? Here's your chance to prove it. The Miles Community College Distance Education and Community Enrichment Department is seeking instructors for its upcoming semester of non-credit classes. The program provides a...
  •   Friday, Dec. 12 4 p.m. Festival of Trees, 4 p.m. doors open with silent auction of Christmas wreaths and centerpieces, cookie decorating, writing letters to Santa, hay rides and Range Riders Reps’ Chocolate Confectionery, 5:30 p.m. burger bar, 7:30 p.m. live auction of decorated trees, Town and Country Club.  Saturday, Dec. 13...
  •   At Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting, Public Works Director Scott Gray explained that the city is responsible for fixing the problems with a dam at Southgate Meadows but addressing its storm water drainage and flooding problems will probably require a Special Improvement District, which would be paid for by the residents of the...
  •    Southgate Meadows residents expressed concern and frustration over possible future development at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting. Bette Jewell said she was at a spring re-zoning meeting where Eric Doeden was representing M&L Enterprises and asked for a Southgate lot to be rezoned from local commercial to general...
  •   Bradley Rex “Brad” Bradshaw died Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 2014, after a six month battle with cancer. He loved his Lord Jesus and clothed in His righteousness he entered Glory. We have no doubt he heard his Becky squeal with delight as they were reunited. Mr. Bradshaw was born Aug. 16, 1956, in Ely, Nevada, to Karl and Mae...
  • Identical triplet sons were born to Jody and Jase Kinsey of Miles City.  They join big brother Jax in the family home.  The triplets were born Friday, December 5, 2014 at Deaconess Billings Clinic in Billings.  Maternal grandparents are Lloyd and Collette Butcher of Miles City.  Paternal grandparents are Sandy Kinsey of Miles...
  •   Christmas has come early for the Miles City Unified School District, as two key projects have now been given the necessary funding for completion. Superintendent Keith Campbell gave updates on the projects at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees. In the first update, Campbell and Garfield Elementary...