Amorette Allison

08/29/2016 - 2:06pm
The 2016 Eastern Montana Fair wrapped up this past weekend, with a car-crushing demolition derby, a spectacular fireworks display and a concert by country music artist Clay Walker. The four-day event, conducted under mostly sunny skies, drew thousands to the fairgrounds in Miles City. Earlier events included a tractor pull and two nights of professional rodeo. Fair Director Gail Shaw said that...
Fri, 08/26/2016 - 2:25pm
Government moves slowly except when it is in a hurry, and what to do with the former Veterans Administration Hospital in Miles City is a perfect case. After nearly two decades of inaction, the federal government is now giving Custer County 90 days to take possession of the buildings, or they will
Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:06pm
With August almost over, it’s time to start thinking seriously about the Eastern Montana Fair. Although, if you are in 4-H or on the Fair Board, you think about it all year. Gail Shaw, the fair manager, is definitely focusing on the Fair and wants to get the word out about improvements and
Wed, 08/17/2016 - 2:03pm
Cheri LaBlanc Dyba of the Miles City Study Commission says there isn’t a huge difference between the charter form of government the commission recommended and the current form of city government, but there is enough of a difference for the change to make sense. As an example, sheexplained
Mon, 08/15/2016 - 2:12pm
Miles City exists because the cantonment, later Fort Keogh, was constructed at the mouth of the Tongue River.  And Colonel H. C. Thompson, who lived the rest of his long life in Miles City, was in a nostalgic mood in August of 1916, when he wrote about arriving in this area with the Fifth