Thursday, May 5, 2016

Three men are in jail on federal charges following a Tuesday traffic stop on I-90 that allegedly yielded up to 10 pounds of methamphetamine and a man who had already been deported from the U.S.
John O. Miller
A man serving a life sentence for killing two friends near Absarokee then burning their bodies will not be allowed to withdraw his guilty pleas, more than 24 years after the case was closed. John O. Miller IV, 45, was seeking to have a district judge allow him to withdraw his pleas based on the following:
Citing a need for more state guidance, additional permitting hurdles and potential future costs, the Stillwater County Commissioners will ask the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to delay its compliance schedule for improvements to the Absarokee sewer treatment plant by two years.
The Columbus Community Foundation is facilitating the May 3 MTGIVES fundraising event by partnering with the Montana Community Foundation.
Nine Stillwater County nonprofit groups will be featured May 3 during a 24-hour event called MTGives.
Park City senior Cara Grewell competes in the discus.
The Park City girls track team came in fourth out of 17 Class B and C teams with 58 points at the Sunshine Meet in Columbus on April 22. The Roundup girls came in first with 81 points.
Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff Brophy stands in the dispatch center several years ago to talk about new programs.
Remedial training and limited disciplinary action has been ordered for a Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher who failed to follow policy in an incident that ended in the death of an elderly woman on March 24.

John O. Miller
The Columbus Community Foundation is facilitating the May 3 MTGIVES fundraising event by partnering with the Montana Community Foundation.
Park City senior Cara Grewell competes in the discus.
Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff Brophy stands in the dispatch center several years ago to talk about new programs.

Obituaries

BILLINGS — Barbara Tipton, of Billings, died April 18, 2016. She was 87.