Thursday, August 25, 2016

The parents of an Absarokee man killed in 2013 when he was hit by who authorities say was an intoxicated driver have been awarded $4.6 million in a civil suit against the bar that allegedly served the underaged driver alcohol.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks this morning closed the Yellowstone River in response to the ongoing fish kill that is now affecting rainbow and cutthroat trout, in addition to thousands of Mountain Whitefish this past week.
Fire crews watch a 500-ton haystack burn Monday morning while making sure it did not spread to the surrounding grass and structures.
Spontaneous combustion is believed to have sparked a fire that destroyed 500 tons of hay west of Columbus early Monday morning.
Christopher Oak
UPDATED AT 10:16 AM A Park City man accused of sexually assaulting a young teenage girl is now facing new felony charges alleging that he has tampered with witnesses.
The Absarokee Fire District Board of Trustees took steps at its Aug. 11 meeting toward the goal of hiring two paramedics and providing training to rebuild the Absarokee Volunteer Ambulance Service. The plan is to improve the service’s capability, but it will require local tax money.
A couple of mornings the past week or so have given us a reminder that a change in the season is coming. Late summer is here, and fall is just around the corner.
Fire crews watch a 500-ton haystack burn Monday morning while making sure it did not spread to the surrounding grass and structures.
Christopher Oak

Obituaries

On Aug. 3, 2016, Bonnie Lynette McCade of Columbus, Mont., passed away.