Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •      With positive changes continuing to happen at Miles Community College, the public will be able to see for themselves how the school is making impressive strides in the right direction. MCC is hosting an Open House at 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. The festivities will open with a barbeque outside of the Café near the...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl softball team picked up a big Eastern A win last night, beating Laurel 3-1, one of the biggest wins in the program's short history. "It is a huge win for us," Cowgirls Head Coach Murrey Selk said. "Program-wise, confidence-wise, everything. It's a great win for us."...
  •   The Miles City Council voted 6-2 to increase ambulance rates last week. Ordinance No. 1265 will now go to the Finance Committee before it comes before the council a second time. Council members Jerry Partridge and Roxanna Brush voted against the ordinance when it came up on April 8. The ordinance would raise the rates by basically 10...
  •   Gladys Stanton, 78, of Jordan died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Billings Clinic. She battled cancer for many years, but was taken by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Gladys Mae Hogue was born to Bill and Gladys Hogue on Nov. 16, 1935, in Nebraska. Her family moved to Montana and she attended high school in Terry. ...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor There won't be much change in the alignment of schools in Eastern Montana, while western Montana will see some changes in the next couple years. Class A Glendive, along with Class B Forsyth, Lame Deer and Lodge Grass successfully petitioned the Montana High School Association to remain in their...
  •   There was plenty of high school tennis action yesterday at the Miles City Community Tennis Courts. Custer County District High School hosted Gillette, with the teams playing a combined 59 matches. Every member of the Cowboys and Cowgirls teams played two singles matches and a doubles match, gaining valuable experience in the young season....
  •   Dear editor, This is just a reminder that when choosing child safety seats, we need to have a few guidelines. I have noticed lately that there are several safety seats for sale on Miles City Virtual Marketplace. Please be aware that not all used safety seats are safe. Anything that is six years old should not be used. Check the date on the...
  •   Dear editor, The recent standoff in Nevada between the BLM and rancher Clive Bundy proves one thing: the West is a political tinderbox that the slightest spark could ignite into bloodshed. Concerning Bundy, he may or may not be the hero some make him out to be, but the BLM’s use of hilltop snipers and attack dogs is indefensible....
  •   Dear editor, National Volunteer Appreciation Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to our communities that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals. This year marks the 40th...
  •   Dear Editor, My name is Kristen Selk. I am a sophomore at Custer County District High School. I am also a CCDHS athlete, daughter of a CCDHS coach, and a manager of the Cowboy basketball teams. It is in this last capacity that I would like to speak.  For those who know me, they know I don’t normally publicly express my opinions....