Monthly archive

September, 2015

  •   Richard W. “Rich” Sorenson, 71, was born April 5, 1944, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman. He spent his early years growing up in Glendive and Miles City. He attended college in Billings and joined the Marines in January of 1964. While in the Marines, Mr. Sorenson...
  •   Oleta P. Geis, who resided at Friendship Villa, died and went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. She had traveled the world and seen many changes to it in her 100 years of life.  Pauline Oleta Stewart was born to Clayborn and Pearl Stewart on Nov. 19, 1914, in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. The fourth oldest of 12 living children, she...
  •   The Cowboy and Cowgirl golf teams are primed and ready to host the Eastern A Divisional meet at the Town & Country Club tomorrow. The meet will get under way at 9 a.m. “All of the boys and girls played really well at both Billings Central and Laurel,” Harris said of the last two meets they competed in last week. ...
  •   A roping horse puts on the brakes Saturday during a futurity ride held at the Sage Riders arena behind Range Riders Museum.  
  •   Ninety walkers raised $6,775 during this year’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk held Saturday morning, Sept. 19, in Miles City. The local event was one of more than 350 Out of the Darkness Community Walks held nationwide this fall to raise funds for suicide prevention efforts. Of the money raised locally, $800 was designated to...
  •   The Miles City Council approved deferring the collection of water and sewer development fees from the Miles City Livestock Commission for a year to support the rebuilding effort. A fire completely destroyed the building in June. Mayor Butch Grenz said of the business, “We are happy they are coming back.”  The unanimous vote...
  •   The varsity Cowgirls had a solid cross country meet at Sidney on Friday, placing three runners in the top five.  Emily Regan was second overall with a 20:31, Morgan Vosler was third with 20:38.5 and Heather Baker was fifth at 21:59.4. Also running for the varsity girls were Channing Ellingson, finishing 15th at 24:52.2; Sandra...
  •   The Cowgirl volleyball team traveled to Laurel Tuesday night and needed five sets to put away the Lady Locomotives.  The Cowgirls won the first set 25-17, dropped the second and third 21-25 and 22-25, thundered back in the fourth to win 25-17, then iced their victory with a 15-9 final set. The Cowgirls dominated Laurel in most stat...
  •   Washington Middle School’s 8th-grade Broncos defeated the Forsyth Mavericks 16-2 Tuesday afternoon at Connors Stadium. The game featured plenty of excellent defense and an appearance from a curious reptile. Dayton Helmts started the Broncos off strong with a 32-yard kick return, but a defensive sack forced a three-and-out. After a...
  •   Both Washington Middle School (WMS) Broncos football teams got up early Saturday morning to take on their counterparts from Glendive at Connors Stadium. The WMS 7th-graders notched a 38-14 victory and the 8th-graders earned a hard-fought 20-14 win. WMS 7th-graders started off well with an 80-yard kick return for a touchdown by Jayden...