Monthly archive

August, 2015

  •   Marie Elsie Jacobson, 82, of Laughlin, Nevada, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. She was at total peace and was surrounded by her entire, loving family. Mrs. Jacobson was born Nov. 27, 1932. She left this world with a legacy of love and caring for others. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, but we know we will be together...
  •   Buford Eugene Griffin, 83, of Ismay, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, surrounded by his family.  Mr. Griffin was born on March 13, 1932, in Ismay. He was the third child of Robert and Katherine Cummings Griffin. Mr. Griffin was raised in the Foundation community where he attended school through the eighth grade. At age 9, he...
  •   Lillian Marie Sweeten, 75, of Circle died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Circle. She was born on March 13, 1940, in Everett, Washington, to Marjorie and Ernest Millholland. In 1943, along with her sister Jean and her brothers Jim and Mike, she was put in the home of Magnus Simmons and Aleda Borkavick as their foster children where they would...
  •   The Miles City Outlaws baseball team finished their 2015 season earlier this month, participating in the Can Am High School Baseball Championships held in Warden, WA.  There were five teams in the division the Outlaws competed in. All of the teams were players made up of Juniors in High School to College Sophomores. The Outlaws...
  •   The 20th Annual Relay For Life in Miles City will be Friday evening, Aug. 14, at the track on the Miles Community College campus. This year’s relay event will end at midnight Friday, Aug. 14. In previous years, the relay activities continued throughout the night and into Saturday morning, ending at 7 a.m. The Miles City Relay For...
  •   Ralph Clifton Carlat, another of the last of the “old-time cowboys,” died peacefully in the morning hours of Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus.  Ninety-three years ago, a journey of a lifetime began for Mr. Carlat. The oldest son of Lester T. Carlat and Jennie Maude Palmer, he was born on Aug. 27,...
  •   The Miles City community has been in an uproar after the recent increased speed of trains through town, but citizens are refusing to lay down without a fight. On Wednesday a representative from Rep. Ryan Zinke’s office, Alex Sterhan, held a meeting with Miles City Star Publisher Dan Killoy, County Commissioners Kevin Krausz and...
  •   Carrie Lynn Fahrenbruck, 33, of Miles City died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. She was born July 25, 1982, in Miles City to George and Robin Brown Fahrenbruck. She attended public schools in Miles City, graduating from Custer County District High School. She resided at Stephanie Group Home and attended the day program at...
  •   The Surface Transportation Board has extended the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed construction and operation of the Tongue River Railroad in Southeastern Montana.  On April 17, the STB’s Office of Environmental Analysis released the Draft EIS and announced a 60-day comment...
  •   Summer vacation 100 years ago was little different. Most people traveled by train because automobiles were new, slow and unreliable, and the roads were even worse. What roads existed were mostly little more than dirt tracks. There was no organized highway department at the state or federal level, let alone city or county, so roads were...