Monthly archive

December, 2015

  • This weekend the Generals Squirt team took on the Bozeman Ice Dogs and the Helena Bighorns in hockey action. They took on the Bighorns Saturday morning and came away with the 7-5 win. Charlie Lang and Raymond Shawver played goalie and had a combined 12 saves on 17 shots.  CJ Lang, Caleb Brossman, Devon Merwin and Peyton Taylor were the goal...
  • Phyllis Ann (Phalen) Griffin, age 86, of Ismay, MT passed away unexpectedly on Friday, December 4th, 2015, with family at her side. Phyllis was born on September 21st, 1929 on Box Elder Creek near Ekalaka, MT in a one-room log house with her grandmother Phalen as midwife. She was the fourth child of Lawrence and Rose (Ambrose) Phalen, and spent...
  • MILES CITY —  With the opening of trapping season for bobcats arriving on December 1, trappers are reminded of a new requirement before they take to the field.  New this year for bobcat is the requirement to bring unfrozen lower jaws that have been cleaned and air dried when presenting the pelts for inspection and tagging by...
  • December Dec. 4 — Milk and Cookies with Santa, 3-5 p.m., Holy Rosary Healthcare main lobby. (406) 233-4053. - Holiday Open House with refreshments and entertainment, 1-4 p.m., U.S.Bank. - Holiday Open House with treats, refreshments and entertainment, 1-4:30 p.m., Stockman Bank. - Christmas Stroll, 5-8 p.m., around Miles City with two...
  • On Wednesday the newly formed Transportation Advisory Committee held a series of meetings seeking public input for the future transportation plan for Miles City.  The public was encouraged to attend to give their input and ideas to the committee for further discussion. The facilitators, Transportation Engineer Chuck Strum of Interstate...
  • Local residents are encouraged to provide input for future planning at 6 p.m. Monday in Miles Community College Room 106. The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy town meeting will be an interactive session to review the previous year and assess the current projects, assets and needs in the community. The town meeting is hosted by the...
  • A program implemented a little more than a year ago by the Custer County Attorney’s Office has been helping people convicted of criminal offenses in the county pay off any fines they may have while aiding two entities that assist needy individuals and families in Custer County. “In Montana, someone convicted of a criminal offense can...
  • Residential sewer rates are proposed to double and commercial rates are expected to go higher than that in January, but the public will get an opportunity to voice its concerns at a public hearing on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The Miles City Council passed a resolution of intent at its Nov. 24 meeting. A resolution will be before the council...
  • Kenneth D. Smith, Jr., 70, passed away at home in Billings on November 30, 2015, after a long struggle with mesothelioma. His loving wife, Diane, was at his side through it all.  The son of Kenneth D. and Clare Smith, Kenny was born and raised in Miles City, MT. He is survived by his wife and his sister, along with her family. A Memorial Mass...
  • A newly formed Transportation Advisory Committee will be holding a series of meetings Wednesday and Thursday and is seeking public input for the future transportation plans for the greater Miles City area.  The public is particularly asked to attend the 6 p.m. public hearing on Wednesday in Room 106 at Miles Community College. City Planner in...