Monthly archive

July, 2014

  •   The Miles City Town and Country Club was the site of an alien invasion Saturday evening, and the 75 brave souls who purchased tickets for the occasion couldn’t have enjoyed it more. The Barn Players and KATL Radio presented the radio play “The War of the Worlds” Saturday, first made famous in 1938 by Orson Welles and his...
  •   After searching for any other solution, the Miles City Airport Commission members reluctantly voted to surrender Frank Wiley Field’s 139 Federal Aviation Administration Certificate Tuesday afternoon, since they do not have an airport manager. Their reluctance is based on the uncertainty of how quickly they will be able to get the...
  •   Rosalie M. Landa, 91, of Broadus, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. She was born on May 30, 1923, in a log cabin on the family ranch located in the Bear Lodge area of Crook County, Wyoming. Her parents were Barney and Rosa Giachino who had immigrated from northern Italy. Mrs. Landa was the youngest of five...
  •   Wendy Valla, 57, of Williston, North Dakota, died peacefully at her residence on Thursday evening, July 10, 2014, with her family and Mercy Hospice at her side. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at the Fulkerson Funeral Home in Williston. Friends may share condolences and memories with the family online at:...
  •   Frank Wiley Field is without an airport manager as of Friday, so there are some restrictions in its use but it remains open.  Since there is no one available to fuel the planes, those planes that can use  the self-fueling pump can continue to use the airport, but those who need someone to pump the fuel for them cannot, said Custer...
  •   Robert “Bob” Neil Riley died on July 19, 2014, at Morning Star Senior Living in Billings, from Congestive Heart Failure. His wife, daughter and family dog were by his side. He had recently celebrated his 83rd birthday on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, enjoying his favorite birthday treat of chocolate cake while surrounded by his four...
  •   Maryallyn Ek, 70, of Lafayette, Colorado, formerly of Miles City, died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Riverstone Health Hospice Home in Billings. She was born on April 5, 1944, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Alan and Margaret Braun Ek. When she was nine years of age, her family moved to Miles City. She attended grade school...
  •   Milestown Community Improvement, Inc. officially came into existence in 2012 but it got its start a couple of years before when, according to Board President Joe Menyhart, he moved back to his hometown.  Like many other young Miles Citians, when he finished high school, he moved away.  And, like many former Miles Citians, he...
  •   Vivian Pauline Wheatley (Harris) Was,  passed away on Fri. July 18, 2014 in Dennison, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late William F. Harris and the late Richard J. Was. Loving mother of William F. Harris III (Sharon) of Masontown, WV, Alice Jane Harris Metheny (Dick) of Quaker City, OH, Mary Was Haydal (Greg) of Miles City, MT, and Kim...
  •   Thomas Steven Heiman, 62, of Great Falls died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, and, as in life, was surrounded by family and friends. A Celebration of Mr. Heiman’s Life will be held at the Meadow Lark Country Club, 300 Country Club Blvd., Great Falls, MT 59404 on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. Mr....