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Montana High School Association to add girls wrestling, boys powerlifting as sanctioned sports

BILLINGS — The Montana High School Association executive board passed proposals for the MSHA to add girls wrestling and boys powerlifting as sanctioned sports during the MHSA’s annual meeting on Monday in Billings. The sports will be offered to member schools beginning with the 2020-21 school year. It was announced in late November that the Read More…

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Kids in the Classroom

Garfield Elementary kindergarten and first grade students answer the question of the season: “What do you want for Christmas?” Photos by Charlie DenisonBy: CHARLIE DENISON Senior ReporterMonday, December 23, 2019 Alyssa Vanek, 1st grade: I want an L.O.L winter house. It comes with a brother, a sister and a pet.” Chandler Martin, kindergarten: “I want a Read More…

Montana sheriffs publish “Glamour Shots” calendar for charity

The Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association is offering 2020 calendars featuring “glamour shots” of sheriffs from across the Treasure State to raise funds for charity. The Association said on Facebook calendars are $10 each and available by contacting local sheriff’s offices. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin started the “Sheriff Glamour Shot Challenge” in September, Read More…

Using Berkeley Pit water to power Los Angeles? It’s actually being talked about

Using Berkeley Pit water to help power Los Angeles with renewable energy? A global leader in power systems is talking with state and local officials about doing just that. Mitsubishi Hitachi Power System America Inc. has met with Montana Resources, Atlantic Richfield, NorthWestern Energy and Butte-Silver Bow officials in recent months. Last week, the company Read More…

Valley County High School Seniors Encouraged To Apply for Hi-Line Sportsmen Memorial Scholarships

All Valley County high school seniors are eligible to apply for substantial college scholarships that will be awarded in February by the Hi-Line Sportsmen. Scholarship winners will be announced at the conservation group’s annual fundraising banquet, scheduled for Leap Day, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church’s parish hall in Glasgow. Over the Read More…

Christmas, Casseroles, Cooking

Merry Christmas! Due to the holiday falling on “going to press” day, this column is being written very shortly after last week’s piece. I’m sure next week’s will be due early, as well. Strange thing about New Years always following Christmas by exactly one week, huh? It’s kind of like my very-young-at-the-time niece being amazed Read More…

Living At Nemont Manor

Dear Editor, I am a resident of Nemont Manor and would like to express my gratitude and appreciation of the staff of same. I moved in about a year and a half ago to the Middle of Nowhere and was welcomed by a few of the other residents that live here. I was having a Read More…

Search and Rescue New Year’s Eve Rides

Valley County Search and Rescue is once again partnering with local wrecker companies and fire departments with support from the DUI Task Force to provide rides on New Year’s Eve. The annual program is offered free-of-charge to anyone who is unable to drive home on the holiday. Rides will be available beginning at 4 p.m Read More…

Flavored E-Cigarette Sales Banned In Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) announced on Dec. 13 it will begin enforcing Emergency Rules that temporarily restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarette products in Montana. The enforcement of these rules went into effect on Dec. 18, and include the sale of all flavored e-cigarette products, including flavored nicotine, THC Read More…

Zerbe Bros. Sharing Love, Shoes

This Christmas season, Zerbe Bros. is asking the community to consider adding one more gift to their list. There won’t be any need for more shopping though. Owner Galen Zerbe, at the suggestion of his bookkeeper McKenzie Kalinski, set up a drop-off container at his business for Provision International’s Share A Pair program. The Billings-based Read More…