Monthly archive

November, 2015

  • As education advances even farther into the age of technology, hard copy textbooks are fading into the past with computers and tablets moving into their place.  Recently, Washington Middle School’s social studies program received computers for all students to use. The idea began with Aaron Essex, a social studies teacher at the school....
  • The Empty Stocking Program is celebrating its 32nd anniversary in Miles City this year. This program assists the less fortunate families and individuals in Miles City and the surrounding area. The program first started with the Custer County Office of Public Assistance, and for more than 26 years it was run out of that office. Starting in 2011,...
  • A memorial service for David “Hutch” Glen Hutchings, 62, of Baker, will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Baker. Dave left this life on November 21, 2015 at his home in Baker, MT. David “Hutch” Hutchings was born July 17, 1953 in Elk City, OK to Louis and Mary Nell (St Clair) Hutchings...
  • On December 29, 2015, CCDHS students Trenton Boager and Alyssa Shipp will be recognized at the Broncos vs. Patriots game. Boager and Shipp are leaders in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program. Fuel Up to Play encourages students to lead changes in their communities to live healthier lifestyles by fueling up with the right foods, including dairy and...
  • Class ‘A’ All-State Football has been announced with the following athletes.     Center Matt Dey - Sidney Blake Arneson -Columbia Falls Mark Waldrup - Dillon Quarterback Dane Warp - Havre Matt Blunt - Miles City Michael Stanton - Billings Central Luke May - Whitefish Troy Anderson - Dillon Guards Matt Smith - Belgrade Micah...
  • Due to the large size of the Wednesday edition, please allow more time to access it. Thank you!
  • November 27 — Christmas market sponsored by Miles City Branch of the American Association of University Women, 5-9 p.m., Centra on the Miles Community College campus. 28 — Christmas Market sponsored by the Miles City Branch of the American Association of University Women, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centra on the Miles Community College campus. 30...
  • When I had my first son I knew it would give me an excuse to buy Lego again. When he turned 3, we decided to get him his first real set that wasn’t Duplo. He was more interested in the figures, but we had him help us build the set. It was a little early, but he started asking for more sets as he got older. My son is now 6 and he loves Lego....
  • Back in February of this year, a group of women took off from Miles City to attend “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in Burbank, California. Attending the show was on the bucket list of one of the women, Rosa Neese, who had been fighting cancer off and on since her initial diagnosis of ovarian cancer on Dec. 8, 2008.  Rosa, her daughter...
  • As a kid, hiking is intuitive, at least it was for me. I had 1,000 acres of farmland to explore. I spent all day everyday in the summer going over as much of those acres as I could.  When I decided that I wanted to introduce my 6-year-old to hikin,g I didn’t think much of it. I hiked all over when I was a kid and had a fabulous time. I...