Monthly archive

January, 2016

  • Wrapping up the last of their preseason games, the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers took on the Williston State College Tetons Monday night at home. Neither team came up with a win, both of the Tetons teams were very put together and handled the ball very well. The Lady P’s lost 61-59 and The...
  • On Saturday, January 9, from 9 a.m. until noon or everything is gone, the St. Elizabeth’s Circle of Sacred Heart Church will hold their fourth annual “Boxing Day Giveaway” at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. Boxing Day is traditionally celebrated in Great Britain on December 26. Some historians say the holiday developed because...
  •   The MCC Pioneers and Lady P’s continued their holiday series in Coeur d’Alene and Las Vegas, respectively, but both teams suffered a loss. The Pioneers lost their second in a row to San Jose City College 78-62 and the Lady P’s lost to Salt Lake Community College 62-42. The men were 35 percent from the field goal range, 30...
  •    The CCDHS Cowboy basketball team headed to Fergus County while the girls battled them at home Saturday. The Cowboys had a strong 56-31 win, that leave them undefeated for the season and #1 in the conference. Coach Houston Finn was happy with the results, “It went well.” Matt Blunt had a fantastic defensive game and Parker...
  •   The Generals Squirts headed to Glasgow Sunday, playing two games. They lost the first game of the year 9-7 to a strong Glasgow team. They were able to take the second, 6-4, from Glasgow, with a hard fought win.  “Both games were very close,” said manager Brandon Taylor. In game one Charlie Lang played goalie and block 17 of...
  •      The CCDHS Cowboy wrestlers headed to Columbus over the New Years weekend and performed very well. Torrey Watts took 1st, Jacob Swope 3rd, Caid Dickman 4th, and Kon Speelmon 6th. “We had a great weekend back from the break,” said Coach Jon Harris. “All the wrestlers put forth a much improved effort and I am...
  • Saturday night after the holiday break the CCDHS Cowgirls took on the Fergus County Golden Eagles at home. The girls finished with a powerful 68-49 win. The Cowgirls started a little rough, but soon they settled into the first quarter and were working more cohesively. The girls were up 18-9 going into the 2nd quarter. They continued to play very...
  • In December of 1965, the happening place to celebrate the approaching New Year for many Miles Citians would be the Alta Club, out on the “strip.” Unfortunately, at about 9 o’clock in the morning of Monday, December 27, 1965, a fire broke out in the Alta Club building. Also...
  • Some customers objected to sewer rates going up, but the Miles City Council could not vote on the matter at its Dec. 22 meeting because a public hearing on the issue was inadvertently omitted from the council agenda. The public hearing will be rescheduled in January.  The council still allowed those who...

December, 2015

  • Bruce Ingraham of Ingraham Environmental, Inc. is used to cleaning up big messes. And few things make as big a mess as the age-old problem of pigeons. “Everybody will tell you how to do it,” says Ingraham, when it comes to removing pigeons, “but it’s not as easy as some people think.” It also costs money to clear out...