Abe Winter

05/24/2017 - 3:22pm
This figures to be quite a weekend — win or lose — for Christian Stradley and Deven Doughty. The  two Custer County District High School (CCDHS) tennis players will make the long journey — about 540 miles — to Whitefish to compete in the State Class A Boys Tennis Tournament at the Flathead Community College tennis complex. They left with coach Scott Rapson on Tuesday...
Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:17pm
After getting a scare from Hardin in the first game of the Eastern Class A Divisional, the trail to the state tournament has been a relatively smooth ride for the Custer County District High School girls softball team. The Cowgirls, who had rolled to two victories over Hardin in the regular season
Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:28pm
The City Council made it clear that it approves the work exhibited by the current Miles City building inspector for the past decade. In a unanimous vote Tuesday the Council approved a resolution to maintain its contract with Dennis Hirsch for building inspection services for fiscal year 2017-18.
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:33pm
A Montana teenager had quite a weekend riding broncs at the Bucking Horse Sale.  Joel Baer, 19, of Lima was winner in the finals of the Ranch Bronc Ride on Sunday after splitting second place on Friday. His score of 75.5 won the finals and his score of 67.5 tied for second with Jay Phipps of
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:32pm
Two cowboys from Arizona and one from California are seeking their own Triple Crown, one that has nothing to do with the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.  Brothers T.C. and Tanner Buntin of Prescott, Arizona, and Serafin Robles of California won the average in the Wild Horse Race
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:31pm
Jake Costello is no stranger to the saddle bronc competition in the annual Bucking Horse Sale. No, he hasn’t been to all 67 years of the BHS, which is the well-known event that is the  highlight of Miles City’s calendar. “I’ve been coming to the Sale since 1991 and I
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:09pm
A jockey from Miles City was seriously injured in the opening race of Sunday’s horse racing program at the Bucking Horse Sale at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City. Gilbert Rivera, a veteran jockey still riding at age 56, was one of two jockeys thrown — the other was Brian
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:16pm
Sometimes it would be better to watch than compete.  That’s what many might think when it comes to one of the most exciting competitions in the 67th annual Bucking Horse Sale this weekend at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City.  The Wild Horse Race — actually there
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:15pm
With one successful day of horse racing completed, those who enjoy making $2 wagers (or more) will have more opportunities both Saturday and Sunday at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. Last Sunday’s nine-race program attracted an estimated 2,750 enthusiasts, including a number of females on
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 2:14pm
The Match Bronc Ride is considered one of the quality events in the 67th annual Bucking Horse Sale. Many of rodeo’s top saddle bronc riders — yes, some of the world’s best — will compete for huge prize money. It also will allow for wagering, just like horse racing, plus the