Thursday, July 20, 2017

The hunt for a former Stillwater County man who is the focus of a nationwide manhunt in connection with a triple homicide in Idaho has gotten closer to home.
Angelica Osborne holds a photo of her mother, Margit, in her Absarokee home. Osborne recently published a book about her mother’s experience as a Jewish teenager in Germany during the Holocaust and how she not only survived the horror, but managed to lead a normal, happy life.
ABSAROKEE — Although World War II was raging in the background, the young girl hurrying home from school on a July afternoon in 1944 in Frankfurt, Germany, had no way of knowing her life as she knew it was done. Margit Chinkes was the 14-year-old daughter of a German military man and was being raised as a Christian-Protestant.
Front row, from the left: Columbus Police Officer/SRO Gary Timm, James Dexter, Heather Ostwald, Seth Cornick and Zach Roth.
Back row, from the left: Junior mentor Morgan Kirch, Dylan Mahoney, Emma Johnson, Stillwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Ren Crain and Tyler Johnson.
BEARTOOTH CHRISTIAN CAMP — Every June, something very powerful occurs in the foothills of the rugged Beartooth Mountains just beyond Dean.
A BLM helicopter dumps water on a 2-acre fire in the Nye area on Friday, July 7.
Scorching temperatures during the past several days combined with lightning, fireworks, a downed power line and a blown vehicle transmission to spark at least eight fires in an 8-day time period.
Grace Stadel stands with Virgil McCormick of Lodge Grass, the rider of the horse that veered into her at Crow Native Days.
Not many people would remember getting run over by a horse with a laugh and a smile, but Grace Stadel does. She was taking pictures at Crow Native Days in June, and during the Men’s Ultimate Warrior Challenge, one of the horses swerved into Stadel, who popped right up, uninjured.
Andrew Foster.
A 19-year-old man admitted Monday morning that he forced his ex-girlfriend into her vehicle following an argument, locked them both inside — along with their infant — drove down I-90 and continued to physically restrain her after the ex-girlfriend grabbed the wheel to intentionally force the car off the road.
Angelica Osborne holds a photo of her mother, Margit, in her Absarokee home. Osborne recently published a book about her mother’s experience as a Jewish teenager in Germany during the Holocaust and how she not only survived the horror, but managed to lead a normal, happy life.
Front row, from the left: Columbus Police Officer/SRO Gary Timm, James Dexter, Heather Ostwald, Seth Cornick and Zach Roth.
Back row, from the left: Junior mentor Morgan Kirch, Dylan Mahoney, Emma Johnson, Stillwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Ren Crain and Tyler Johnson.
A BLM helicopter dumps water on a 2-acre fire in the Nye area on Friday, July 7.
Grace Stadel stands with Virgil McCormick of Lodge Grass, the rider of the horse that veered into her at Crow Native Days.
Andrew Foster.
A BLM helicopter dumps water on a 2-acre fire in the Nye area on Friday, July 7.

8 fires in 8 days

Scorching temperatures during the past several days combined with lightning, fireworks, a downed power line and a blown vehicle transmission to spark at least eight fires in an 8-day time period.

To hell and back

ABSAROKEE — Angie Osborne always knew four things about her mother’s life as a Jewish girl in Germany.
•Her mom was only 14-years-old when she was imprisoned in two different camps.

Obituaries

Randy Parthe passed away on July 1, 2017, at his home in Nye, after a long illness. He was 71 years old.