Saturday, January 20, 2018

Stillwater County Commissioner Dennis Shupak was cited for careless driving last week after he allegedly ran into the back of a semi truck on I-90 near Park City. He pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor traffic offense Wednesday morning, Jan. 17, according to Stillwater County Justice Court.
The state of Montana is fighting Cliff Brophy’s quest to run for a county commission seat in a district he has not lived in for the required amount of time.
SCN Editor Two Stillwater County commissioner candidates filed on opening day last Thursday, bringing the race to a total of three people. Al Nordahl of Molt and Tyrel Hamilton of Park City have launched campaigns to replace Commissioner Maureen Davey, who is not seeking re-election for the District 3 seat.
Underage drinking. Some people see it as normal teenage behavior. Others see it as a very real problem. The issue may be debated for years to come. What is not up for debate, however, are the laws regarding providing alcohol to minor children.
Columbus junior Gabe Brocklebank goes up for a shot against Huntley Project two weeks ago.
The Columbus Cougars brought home the team’s first win of the season last week. On Friday, Columbus traveled to face the Red Lodge Rams. The Cougars put up a good performance, coming home with a 64-52 victory.
Stillwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Ren Crain was rear-ended by another vehicle while in his patrol car conducting traffic control Wednesday morning on an accident scene on I-90. Crain was taken to the Stillwater Billings Clinic by ambulance and did not appear to suffer serious injuries.
A return of winter weather early Wednesday morning kept emergency crews running from one accident scene to the next on I-90. Among the crashes was one involving a Stillwater County Sheriff’s deputy, who was rear-ended while in his patrol car while providing traffic control for a different crash.
Columbus junior Gabe Brocklebank goes up for a shot against Huntley Project two weeks ago.
Stillwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Ren Crain was rear-ended by another vehicle while in his patrol car conducting traffic control Wednesday morning on an accident scene on I-90. Crain was taken to the Stillwater Billings Clinic by ambulance and did not appear to suffer serious injuries.
Mystic Lake got 58 inches of snow during December, making it the snowiest on record.

SNOW-MAGEDDON

The weather experts weren’t very far off their predictions for massive snowfall and near-impossible travel conditions late last week and into the weekend.

Obituaries

Sherry J. Riddle of Columbus, Mont., passed Jan. 6, 2018, in an untimely death.