Monthly archive

August, 2015

  •   Star Staff Writer State wildlife officials will host five public hearings to discuss and take comment on a draft environmental impact statement for bison conservation and management in Montana. Bison are currently designated as both a wildlife species in need of management and a species in need of disease control in Montana. The draft...
  •   Star Staff Writer Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is seeking public comment on tentative changes to Montana’s fishing regulations for the 2016 season.   The Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the tentative regulations for public comment at the August 6, 2015 meeting. Some Eastern Montana fishing regulation proposals...
  •   Doris Lee Bell Hougardy, 81, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.  She was the daughter of Clyde and Uarda Bell and was born in Kane, Wyoming, on Dec. 13, 1933, and delivered at home by her father. Mrs. Hougardy spent her early years in Powell, Wyoming, and moved with her family to their ranch near Musselshell when she was 14 years of age....
  •   Frank Hout, 83, died peacefully at his home in Anchorage, Alaska, on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. Mr. Hout was the youngest of six children born to Dora Lippert Hout and Charles Hout on June 13, 1932. He spent his younger years on their small ranch located on the Tongue River, about 15 miles southwest of Miles City. Mr. Hout always told stories of...
  •   Marjorie Mae “Marge” Gibbs Waldo, 85, died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City.  Mrs. Waldo was born on Jan. 3, 1930, in Culbertson, the daughter of Thomas and Lena Fehrs Gibbs. She grew up on the homestead near the Missouri River and Brockton in what was known as the Mona...
  •   Spirits were high during Tuesday’s meeting of the Unified Board of Trustees were high as the board prepares for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Keith Campbell ran down just a few of the improvement projects that the district has finished or is still completing before the school year begins. “People don’t realize...
  •   While some things will be as they are always are at this year’s Eastern Montana Fair, there will be one major change. The Fair will host a Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association rodeo with Kesler Championship Rodeo providing stock at the Fair. Several top-ranked cowboys hope to be competing as well. Due to scheduling conflicts, the...
  • Graveside services for Gary Carter Schye, 68, will be Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Custer County Cemetery. A reception will follow for friends and family at the First Presbyterian Church, 1401 Main St.  
  • A daughter was born to Kayla and Noah Miller of Forsyth on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •    Donald Onesime “Don” Engdahl, 57, of Jordan died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Mr. Engdahl was born to Larry O. and Mary Ann FitzGerald Engdahl on Aug. 27, 1957, in Jordan. He was the eldest of two children. Growing up, he loved working with his father in the family construction business and spending time at the...