Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   Wesley Mark Selby, 58, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Miles City. Mr. Selby was born May 25, 1955, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Wesley T. and Betty Selby. He was a gentle, kind, intelligent, artistic man with a ready smile and sense of humor.  He will be so fondly remembered as our very proud, sensitive, hardworking father, brother and...
  •   A Miles City man found Friday afternoon died of exposure in his car, according to Custer County Undersheriff Pat Roos. Roos said Wesley Mark Selby, 58, was homeless and living in his car. It was parked behind the storage units behind Notbohm Motors. He was found around 6 p.m. Friday, after having been seen alive less than 24 hours before....
  •   With the holiday season in full swing, we asked five residents of Miles City to take a break from shopping, eating and other festivities and tell us what the holidays mean to them.   John Laney, executive director, Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce:  “The first thing that comes to mind about the holidays is family,...
  •   The Custer County District High School wrestling team took a small group of wrestlers to the season-opening Sidney Invite last weekend, where they placed 10th in the team standings with 47 points. “For the kids that I took with us, we did a great job,” Cowboys Head Coach Jon Harris said. “They wrestled really hard. It wasn...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor Three Custer County District High School Cowboy football players were named to the Class A All-State team today. Senior quarterback Ben Herzog and junior wide receiver Alec Haughian were listed on offense and junior defensive end Beau Peaslee was on the defensive team. Herzog completed 99 of 192 passes...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted.  Note: Times for CCDHS Basketball are for varsity games. Freshmen games typically start at 4 p.m.,...
  •   The Miles Community College Lady Pioneer basketball team picked up two wins at their Thanksgiving tournament, but then dropped a pair of Region IX North Sub-Region games last week. The Lady Pioneers beat Salish-Kootenai and University of Great Falls JV in Pablo last weekend, but then lost to Casper and Northwest last week. MCC is now 8-5...
  •     The Miles Community College Pioneer basketball team went 3-1 last week, including their first Region IX North Sub-Region victory of the season.   The Pioneers beat Salish-Kootenai and University of Great Falls JV at the SKC Tournament in Pablo before falling to Casper College on Thursday. On Saturday afternoon, the Pioneers...
  •   A Memorial Service for Duncan Lane Blanks, 51, of San Jose, Calif., was held Saturday morning, Nov. 30, 2013, in the Calvary Church of Los Gatos (16330 Los Gatos Blvs., Los Gatos, CA 95032). Mr. Blanks died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in California.  He was born in Billings on April 30, 1962. Mr. Blanks graduated from Custer County District...
  •   Jack W. Burke, longtime Pan Am pilot and resident of the Seattle area, formerly of Miles City, died in Hospice care on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Fleming House. He was born on the homestead near Ismay on Aug. 7, 1922, to J.C. and Catherine Warner Burke. In 1923 the family moved to Ismay where his father ran a grain elevator. Later they...