Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   When it comes to having healthy trees, one must think and consider possibilities ahead of action - way ahead. With trees having a lifespan of over 100 years, it takes generations to see results and generations to solve problems when they crop up. The Emerald Ash Borer is one problem that is beginning to crop up across America. To help raise...
  •   Lily Taylor Larson, infant daughter of Dustin Larson and Tasha Taylor, was born into heaven on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Bozeman.  Lily’s life on earth was short, however she knew only love. She touched the lives of many and showed her loved ones that life is precious no matter the duration.  Lily was born with trisomy 18...
  •   Gavin King, 14, of Miles City died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Gavin was born on March 10, 2000, in Miles City, the son of Kim Thompson and Timothy King. He grew up and attended grade school in Miles City. Gavin was quite the athlete, playing everything from football, basketball, golf and baseball....
  •   Charles “Charlie” Edward Oster, 82, died at his home in Miles City on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. He was born to George and Emma Schock Oster on Sept. 16, 1932, on the ranch near Ismay. He was number nine of 10 children to include Edna, Aletha, George “Red,” Walter, Pauley, Bertha, Ilene, and Claude. Violet “Marie...
  •   Sherlen “Sherry” Rae Trafton Zimmerman died at home on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. She was born in Miles City to Helen (Holmlund) and Sherman Trafton on July 26, 1944. She was part of the first graduating class of Billings West High School in Billings. She spent her freshman year at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota,...
  •   Harlowe L. Vollmer, 66, of Jordan died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at his home in Jordan. Mr. Vollmer was born on June 26, 1948, the son of Oscar and Linda Hahn Vollmer in Jordan. He grew up and attended grade school in Jordan. He graduated from Garfield County High School in 1966 and shortly after joined the Army. During his time with the...
  •   The Miles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve Brad Certain and Dean “Dave” Gillette’s request for a zone change on 55 acres along the east side of Highway 59 South. The two had requested that the property be rezoned from agricultural to general commercial.  It is currently grass land, according to the...
  •   Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, is coming and many voters still haven’t decided for whom they will vote. A Candidates Forum on Thursday evening, Sept. 25, may help them make up their minds. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in rooms 106 and 107 at Miles Community College. Sponsored by the Miles City Branch of the American Association of...
  •   Jaycees Field glowed with the soft light of candles Monday night as a large crowd gathered for a vigil to honor Gavin King, a local 14-year-old who died unexpectedly over the weekend after a tonsillectomy.  Many of those present were Custer County District High School classmates of King’s and fellow frosh football players....