Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Despite the recent rains, the accompanying cooler weather has kept the Stillwater fishable a bit longer than I expected. After spiking a bit, the flows have dropped back down and clarity improved a bit. I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised that the Stillwater has held out as long as she has.
Eleven Columbus High School Cougars are headed to the state Class B track and field meet this Thursday through Saturday in Kalispell.
Absarokee's Emma Chandler
Stillwater County will be well represented at the upcoming State C track and field meet. Park City’s Rayna Laasko and Shelby Branstetter each followed up their district championships with divisional titles in the 100 hurdles and the 300 hurdles respectively.
The Stillwater County Courthouse in Columbus.
In response to a question about whether a locked gate could be placed across an exit way staircase, the state Fire Marshal conducted a “fire and safety walkthrough inspection” of the county courthouse on April 29.
The Columbus Team Dot/Dan Relay for Life Team is inching ever closer to its new goal. As of Thursday, May 14, Team Dot/Dan had raised an impressive $3,956.06, according to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life website. That makes it the ninth highest fundraising team out of a total of 149 teams.
Once the rain started falling, it didn’t stop for nearly three days, setting at least two records. And that’s good news for dry conditions that have already seen one large wildfire.
Absarokee's Emma Chandler
The Stillwater County Courthouse in Columbus.

Record rainfall

Once the rain started falling, it didn’t stop for nearly three days, setting at least two records.
And that’s good news for dry conditions that have already seen one large wildfire.

Obituaries

“Dying is easy,” someone once said, “the least of us will manage that. Living well…that’s the trick.”
Our son, Steven, lived well.

The Stillwater County News

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