Sunday, June 25, 2017

In a vote of 2 to 1, the Stillwater County Commissioners decided Tuesday morning to continue to pour money into the old hospital.
In three days, Stillwater County’s own Outlaw BBQ will go sauce-to-sauce, meat-to-meat, rub-to-rub with some of the best teams in the region, looking to defend its 2016 grand champion title at the 15th annual Montana BBQ Cook-Off in Absarokee.
From the left: Stillwater County Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Coordinator Carol Arkell, Commissioner Mark Crago, Commissioner Maureen Davey, former Commissioner Jerry Dell and state Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Mitigation Officer Nadene Wadsworth.
NYE — Last Thursday was a long time coming, both for county officials as well as the folks living at the southern end of Stillwater River Road.
Top row:  Jacob Branson, Tyson Oster and Taylor Branson.
Bottom row: Sierra Branson and Abby Teeters.
This is not your average teen band. Consisting of five members, ages 14 to 18, who have a love for music and the ability to make it, the band Rise Up has a very specific goal — sharing their love for God through songs.
A Columbus man was critically injured Saturday afternoon when he flipped his motorcycle end-over-end on I-90 between Columbus and Park City. The accident was reported at 2:38 p.m. in the eastbound lane of I-90 at mile marker 417.
Columbus rider Dusty Beer reaches the top of the hill at last year’s event.
It’s that time of the summer when rumbling just north of Columbus is more likely to come from nitro-fed motorcycles being ridden up a steep hill than from the skies.
From the left: Stillwater County Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Coordinator Carol Arkell, Commissioner Mark Crago, Commissioner Maureen Davey, former Commissioner Jerry Dell and state Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Mitigation Officer Nadene Wadsworth.
Top row:  Jacob Branson, Tyson Oster and Taylor Branson.
Bottom row: Sierra Branson and Abby Teeters.
Columbus rider Dusty Beer reaches the top of the hill at last year’s event.

BBQ bonanza

In three days, Stillwater County’s own Outlaw BBQ will go sauce-to-sauce, meat-to-meat, rub-to-rub with some of the best teams in the region, looking to defend its 2016 grand champion title at the

Columbus rider Dusty Beer reaches the top of the hill at last year’s event.

Time to rumble

It’s that time of the summer when rumbling just north of Columbus is more likely to come from nitro-fed motorcycles being ridden up a steep hill than from the skies.

Joshua Ostermiller

Repeat offender

An already convicted felon who has repeatedly violated his probation in a Stillwater County case now faces federal prison time for his role in a methamphetamine distribution case.

Obituaries

Charlotte Koski was born to Charles and Madeline Mattila on May 10, 1936, and passed away on June 11, 2017.