Amorette Allison

06/23/2017 - 3:01pm
The message for the Finance Committee of Miles City Council as they start digging into the 2017-18 fiscal year’s budget is a familiar one. The gap between what departments are requesting and projected revenues is once again wide — this year about $683,000 combined. Tuesday and Wednesday committee members spent about three hours each evening reviewing budgets. On Tuesday Fire Chief...
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:19pm
About three dozen people turned out Monday at the Range Riders Museum in Miles City to hear from Dora DuFran, a successful entrepreneur in the “sporting business” in North Dakota. Dufran, portrayed by actress and scholar Mary Jane Bradbury in period attire, delivered a talk about her
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:17pm
The Tongue River Winery’s White Raspberry Wine won the Granite Peak Award — named for the highest mountain in Montana — at the NorthWest Wine Summit held recently at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon. “We also finally got a medal for our rhubarb,” said Bob
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 3:15pm
Better marketing of Miles City — with an eye toward attracting tourists, new businesses, entrepreneurs and young people who have moved away — was identified as the top priority for the area at a recent Town Meeting. The meeting, hosted every two years by the Miles City Area Economic
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 2:53pm
The return of public transit in Custer County moved one step closer to reality last week. Custer County Commissioners Thursday voted unanimously to accept a pair of grants from the Montana Department of Transportation. Their receipt will put into motion plans for a public transit system in the
Wed, 06/14/2017 - 2:26pm
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) grilled newly appointed Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue about the proposed closure of the Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for Agriculture meeting Tuesday. And while he received no assurances,
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 2:14pm
China is a step closer to allowing imports of U.S. beef for the first time in almost 14 years. The U.S. and China have agreed on final details of a deal to allow the imports, the Agriculture Department said Monday. The agreement is one part of a bilateral agreement reached following President