Monthly archive

June, 2017

  • It’s not too late to take the courses needed to acquire hunting and archery licenses in Montana this summer. Local opportunities in Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 include a hunter education adult field day in Miles City, and bowhunters education courses in Glendive and Broadus, according to an FWP news release. The Miles City Adult Field...
  • The Miles Community College mens basketball team has landed a new recruit from Texas, Head Coach Chase Tait announced last week. Daquazemarr Wyche, a 5’-9’’ guard from Thurgood Marshall High School in Missouri City, Texas has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Pioneers in 2017-18. Wyche, who averaged 13 ppg as a...
  • The fledgling Miles Community College womens volleyball program has signed a proven winner to a national letter of intent. According to an MCC news release, Ashley Becker of Circle High School will suit up for Head Coach Chase Soennichesen’s Lady Pioneers this fall when the program returns after a multi-year hiatus. The 5’-3’...
  • Custer County District High School honored its 2016-17 athletes, dancers, cheerleaders, and speech and drama competitors at the annaul All-Sports Banquet on May 23. Major award winners included senior multi-sport athletes Caleb Petross, Savanna Walker, Deven Doughty, Tori Ogolin, Tyler Burk and Jenna Swope. Petross, who played football and track,...
  • Rick and Julie Massaro of Helena have announced the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Massaro, to Tab Fleming, son of Tab and Santos Fleming of Miles City. A July wedding is planned by the couple in Helena. 
  • When Elin Fretland Amadpour was young, she wrote the usual sort of teenage poetry about horses but did not consider herself a poet. Today, however, she specializes in “poetry on demand” — spontaneous poetry typed with only a few minutes consideration. There was a long route to that type of poetry. Elin turned to poetry when some...
  • The 23-year-old Williston woman who was struck and killed by a train in downtown Miles City on May 21 has been identified as Alex Thatcher, according to Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh. Thatcher was struck by an empty BNSF train heading westbound at about 12:30 a.m., according to Ross Lane, public information officer for BNSF Railway. She was...
  • A local effort is underway to make the case for keeping the Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory — which is slated for closure in the Trump administration’s proposed budget — open. During Thursday’s meeting, the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) discussed the possible closure. John Laney,...
  • Stanley Carlson left us to be present with our Lord on Friday, May 26, 2017.   He was born to Vernon and Caroll Carlson at Seattle, WA on August 30, 1957. He joined his twin brother, Steven Carlson (Brenda Helms) of Wichita, KS and five other children; Paula (Rodney) Cohenour of El Dorado, KS,  David Carlson of Miles City, MT, Caroll...
  • This time the games were closer.  The Miles City Mavericks defeated the Dawson County Blue Devils 6-5 to salvage a split of the American Legion baseball doubleheader Thursday in Glendive.  Dawson County won the first game 8-7 by scoring four runs in the sixth and two in the seventh.  The Mavericks (5-3) had played two games...