Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   Kent Montgomery, 83, Rosebud County rancher, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014.   Mr. Montgomery was born Sept. 4, 1930, in Pine Ridge, S.D., the middle son of Monty and Aileen Montgomery. He attended grade school in Pine Ridge, junior high in Lame Deer and graduated from Colstrip High School in 1948. He played quarterback on the State...
  •   It was a relatively small turnout for Miles Community College’s Board of Trustees election Tuesday, in which three candidates, including one incumbent, were vying for the two available seats. Incumbent Garret McFarland was the leading vote-getter, holding on to his seat with 496 votes. McFarland has been a member of the board, as well...
  •   A new store, Willows, is opening at 809 Main St. Saturday, offering area residents a wide variety of items they may not have been able to get locally. Ken and Vicki Hess own the store, and Tracey Martin is the manager. “We tried to get unique stuff, quality stuff, that is priced right,” Ken Hess said. “Stuff you can’...
  •   A Memorial Service for Lynne Vosen of the Heron area, formerly of Miles City, will be Saturday, May 10, at 2 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church in Miles City. A luncheon will follow.  
  •   Patricia Lyn Riley, 67, of Billings, formerly of Jordan, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Billings. She was known as Lyn. Born July 12, 1946, in Jordan, she was the daughter of H.K. and Wilma Mury Riley. She graduated from Garfield County High School in Jordan in 1964 as salutatorian of her class and received a degree in education from...
  • Russell and Brenda Dotson of Huntley, formerly of Colstrip, have announed the engagement of their daughter, Miranda Dotson of Cypress, Texas, formerly of Colstrip, to Braden Harris of Cypress, formerly of Miles City.  Harris is the son of David and Colette Harris of Miles City. They are planning a June 21 wedding in Bozeman.
  •   Dear editor, I am writing in support of Diamond J Construction gaining the appropriate commercial zoning south of town. There is no reason why a company with roots in Miles City should not be able to expand. It is a legitimate misunderstanding that such property would not need commercial zoning, due to its placement out of city limits....
  •   Dear editor, I am writing this letter in regards to all of the hypocritical citizens that are fighting against the rezoning of the Diamond J Construction property south of town.  I would first like to start with Miss Todoroff. I can’t quite figure out her complaint with the project, because she currently has her property listed...
  •   Dear editor,    Erin's Hope Project is a non-profit organization started in March of 2011, in memory of our daughter, Erin. She passed away in March 2010, due to a brain tumor. The love and support we received was amazing, and we always knew that we wanted to make a difference in someone else's life traveling the...
  •   Dear editor, This letter concerns the proposed zoning change south of Miles City on Highway 59. There are many reasons why I'm adamantly opposed to a change in zoning from agricultural to commercial, but I'll address one in particular. The owner of Diamond J Construction contends that his truck shop would increase the property...