Monthly archive

June, 2016

  • 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 &...
  • The Miles City Mavericks waited out the storm Monday so they could take on the Billings Cardinals at home. The decision was a wise one as they won both conference games Monday. Jake Stevens and Jarrett Gunther are senior players on the Mavs team and they are very happy to be a part of the organization this season. The Mavs conference record is 8-6...
  • Jerrold James Jackson, 81, of Laurel, formerly of Jordan, died with his wife, Margaret Coddington, and her family by his side on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Mr. Jackson was born in Missoula on Feb. 9, 1935, the son of Wilbert “Bert” and Goldie Hellyer Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Margaret and her children along with numerous...