Monthly archive

April, 2014

  •   Dear editor, It is very interesting watching the powers to be in Billings, crying about the terrible coal and oil trains disrupting your poor lives. I've been watching you for 30 or 40 years reap the benefits from the coal mines in Colstrip, Sarpy Creek and Decker. You have had a bonanza for your businesses, and city for all these years...
  •   Miles City Walleyes Unlimited Chapter would like to extend an invitation to our annual banquet which will be held on May 3 at the Fairgrounds.  Proceeds from our banquet go back to our community.  In the past we have made many improvements at Spotted Eagle Lake.  Miles City is fortunate to have such a nice family recreation...
  •   Patricia Kaye Christopherson died peacefully at her home in Kalispell on the morning of April 10, 2014. Patricia was born on October 26, 1932, in Falls City, Nebraska — the fifth and youngest child of Edgar John Trayer and Lela Deaton Trayer. She was raised in Nebraska, Denver and Seattle where she graduated from high school in 1950....
  •   Eva Buckingham Youngbauer, age 93, of Miles City, Montana, joined her husband, Ray Youngbauer, on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Eva was born on September 20, 1920 in Terry Montana to Roy and Myrtle Bice Buckingham. The family lived in Terry where Eva attended all 12 grades of school, graduating from high school in 1938 at the age of 17. Since...
  •   Last week the Miles City Council’s Human Resource Committee denied a grievance filed by two employees two years ago over a wage study, which froze their wages. “We will not treat these positions differently than we have the other positions in the study, so your request at this time is denied,” chairwoman Roxanna Brush said...
  •   Miles Citians have been watching the eagles nest on West Main Street from below ever since it was built, about seven years ago, but now they can get a much better look from above the nest with the Miles City Eagle Cam.  And the footage can be shared with the world, through a live stream on the Internet. Several technical problems had...
  •   Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees was a bit more crowded than usual, as parents and students alike turned out to address concerns with Custer County District High School’s boys’ basketball program. Thirty-eight members of the community, in a total of 14 separate groups - including 17...
  •   Miles City’s Head Start program held an open house this week to let people come into the classroom and view some new technology the students and teachers are enjoying. The open house celebrated the Week of the Young Child. It featured activities, a soup competition, bake sale, prizes and more for families. The highlight was probably...
  •   Kids who participate in the Miles City Developmental Educational Assistance Program’s summer activities will see their vacation begin a little early this weekend as part of Global Youth Service Day. “Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13, is the world’s largest service event, and the only one dedicated to recognizing the...