Monthly archive

December, 2013

  •   Dear editor, It’s the time of year to give thanks, and it’s been over a year since the Ash Creek Fire of 2012 - the largest in the state’s history. Our sincere thanks for all the overwhelming support during and after the fire. Mother Nature blessed us this year with plentiful moisture, and hopefully we’re all getting...
  •   Dear editor, On November 25, the highway traffic fatalities in Montana reached a staggering 211 - that is 17 more than at this time a year ago. Why have we forgotten our basic fundamentals? Facts show that you are 95 percent safer when you are buckled in your seatbelt. Those are some good odds, right? And further data show that 75 percent...
  •   Dear editor, We’d like to thank the kind-hearted people who stole the Christmas packages from 109 Winchester that the post office left on the porch. It is a federal offense to steal mail. Hope you enjoy the big camouflage down pillows, homemade heat pads, towels, etc. Merry Christmas. Joy Bickle Miles City
  •   Dear editor, Citizens of Miles City: I would like to bring to your attention the recent vandalism that has occurred in Riverside Park. Recently Phase 1 of Riverside Park was completed, which included walk paths, lights and a new restroom facility. There have already been several acts of vandalism to this park since this summer. Three lights...
  •   Friday, Dec. 13 — Open house with refreshments and tours starting each half hour until 4 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., Fort Keogh; Art Walk, 5-8 p.m., in Loft Gallery at Discovery Pond; Many Miles City stores in downtown Miles City open until 8 p.m.; Vendors on Main Street and North Ninth Street in downtown Miles City, until 8 p.m.; Barn...
  •   By DENISE HARTSE Star Staff Writer Christmas is a time of giving ... of giving gifts, of giving happiness and of giving assistance to others. Many adults take time of do volunteer work during this time of year, but volunteerism is not just for grown-ups. Children and teenagers can volunteer to help others also, and not just at Christmas,...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team had their first home action of the season last night, hosting Glendive in a dual. Glendive won the dual 47-15. The teams were completely open at four weight classes and three more were forfeited, meaning that there were only eight matches that were wrestled. Five of those eight...
  •   Dick Boyes Richardson of Bloomington, MN, formerly of Miles City, MT, passed away December 6, 2013 at the age of 82. Dick was the quintessential salesman and spent all of his adult life in the car business. He loved all children, a good joke and a great party. Dick is survived by his loving daughter Tami (Jonas Runquist) and son Jeff (Kathy...
  •   Thomas C. “Tom” Barthelmeh of Miles City died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was surrounded by his family and his loyal Standard Poodle Pokey at the time of his death. Pastor Barthelmeh was born on Feb. 12, 1932, to Robert and Thelma Mead Barthelmeh in Moorecroft, Wyo. His...
  •   Edwin Moos, 96, of Circle, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in the McCone County Nursing Home in Circle. Mr. Moos was born May 3, 1917, the second of eight children of Henry and Lydia Knopp Moos. The family lived in the Watkins Community south of Brockway.  He began school at the Parks’ home and then went to the Gackle School one...