Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   Proposed changes to a city ordinance would change rules and regulations for all city water and sewer customers. The changes would decrease lost revenue for the city, which benefits consumers because lost revenue can mean higher rates. Landlords would be responsible for any unpaid balances of renters, but at the same time it would give...
  •   Shirley Marie Burton died Monday, March 17, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Burton was born in Red Lodge on Jan. 26, 1936, to George and Josephine Thompson Brown. She attended grade school and graduated from high school in Red Lodge, then attended the University of Montana in Missoula. On Aug. 22, 1954, she and Glen Burton...
  •   Gary Ernest Stewart, 65, of Los Alamitos, Calif. former Miles City resident, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, surrounded by family at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center due to complications from heart disease. Mr. Stewart was born on Jan. 30, 1949, in Miles City. He was the youngest of four children born to parents Bill and Irene Stewart. He...
  •   The Miles Community College Pioneer baseball team is back in Miles City after spending 10 days soaking up the sun in Arizona, and playing 11 games. The Pioneers return home with a 5-5-1 record following their trip to Arizona. Although they lost the last five games of the trip. “We played okay,” Pioneers Head Coach Jeff Brabant...
  • A son was born to Jimi Lou and Fred Scheid of Miles City on Sunday, March 9, 2014m at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Sharaya Wilson and Anthony Meyer of Miles City on Monday, March 10, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   Shane McKinney, owner of Express Laundry on South Haynes Avenue, will be opening a commercial laundry plant at 2522 Valley Drive East in the next few months. McKinney made the announcement last week after the Custer County Commissioners awarded a bid for a long-awaited northeast sewer line project on North Sewell Avenue. He said he’s...
  •   After years of effort, with 95 percent grant funding, the Rural Improvement District #1 northeast sewer line project will be complete by late summer. Julie Korkow of the Southeastern Montana Economic Development Corporation said emphatically at Tuesday morning’s county commissioners meeting that “RID #1 is going to happen....
  •   May and June will be busy election months for the state of Montana, and the Miles City School District is no exception, as four seats on the Unified Board of Trustees will be open for election. One rural seat and three city seats will be available. The four seats are currently held by board veterans, and each is expected to run for re-...
  •   For the Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team, they had high hopes going to the State A Tournament for the first time since 2009. But those hopes of bringing home a trophy were dashed on Saturday morning when the Cowgirls were eliminated by Eastern A foe Laurel in loser-out action. The Cowgirls ended the season 13-11....
  •   The Triple Threats completed an undefeated season in the Miles City boys fifth- and sixth-grade league, winning the championship 22-12 over the Green Gunners on Thursday. In the third-place game, the Blue Blazers beat the Timber Wolves 17-8. The Triple Threats were also the regular-season champions and sold the most tickets. The Thunder...