Monthly archive

February, 2017

  • A Bowhunter Education course will be held March 22-25 at Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 7 headquarters in Miles City. Completion of the course is required for first-time bowhunters to purchase a license, and this will be the only course taught in Miles City this year, according to a Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks news...
  • Custer County District High School senior Savanna Walker has signed on to the Track and Field program at Dickinson State University in Dickinson, ND. Savanna was all smiles as she described her future with the Blue Hawks. “I’m really excited and can’t wait to be part of their program,” she said. Savanna competes in the shot...
  • Tongue River Winery of Miles City is only three acres in size but with that tiny amount of space, Bob and Marilyn Thaden and their son Josh have created award-winning wines including their latest prizes from the North Dakota Wine and Grape Conference. Tongue River won awards for “Warm Front” as Favorite Red; “Sweetie Pie”...
  • Tongue River Winery of Miles City is only three acres in size but with that tiny amount of space, Bob and Marilyn Thaden and their son Josh have created award-winning wines including their latest prizes from the North Dakota Wine and Grape Conference. Tongue River won awards for “Warm Front” as Favorite Red; “Sweetie Pie”...
  • “Methamphetamine and other illegal drugs are clouding the Big Sky state and it’s imperative we redouble our efforts to address the problem,” said State Sen. Eric Moore, R-Miles City, in a press release. Which is why he is working with Senator Diane Sands, D-Missoula, and has scheduled a meeting for Saturday, Feb. 18, at the State...
  • Members of the Custer County Water and Sewer District Board spoke out against an ordinance that would require property owners’ consent to annexation into the city as a condition of receiving water and/or sewer service. The comments were made before the Miles City Council passed the first reading of it Tuesday in City Hall. The vote was 6-2...
  • In 1967, almost every state had a sales tax. There are a few hold-outs: Oregon, Alaska, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Vermont, Delaware and Montana.  All of the states had additional “penny” taxes, with a few pennies charged for every gallon of gasoline sold or a few more cents per pack of cigarettes. In early 1967, the Montana State...
  • Peggy Lynn (Breen) Glasscock (Age 69) passed away peacefully on February 14, 2017, at Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana. Peggy was born on March 16, 1947, to Charles James Breen and Wynona Zehm Breen of Mildred, Montana. Peggy was born at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Terry, Montana. Even though she was born premature, she quickly joined her...
  • The walking wounded of the Miles Community College men’s basketball team won again on Wednesday, pulling away late in the game to dispatch Northwest College 71-62. Fittingly, sophomore forward Oumar Diaby, the only Pioneer who has escaped injury this season, led the way with eight rebounds and 19 points, including a 5-for-10 effort from...