Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Stillwater County Sheriff's Office updated information after this article was initially posted. The following is the new version: •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• A 26-year-old man fell to his death in the Mystic Lake area Wednesday, Oct. 18, when he was hiking off-trail.
All four races in the Nov. 7 Columbus municipal election are being contested. This is a mail ballot election, meaning all voting will be done through the mail. The Stillwater County Clerk & Recorder’s Office was set to send out ballots to voters today, Oct. 20.
The Matovich family recieving its award in Bozeman on Oct. 6. From the left is Rebekah and Mike Matovich and their children, Taylor and Mason, and Joanie and Paul Matovich.
Editor’s Note: Much of the following content was taken from documents written by Rebekah Matovich regarding the 2017 Montana State Business Family Award
Larry Kuntz and his mother, Frieda, are pictured in front of their house in Wheat Basin in 1937.
Stillwater County lost a local inspiration earlier this month. Larry Kuntz, 85, passed away on Oct. 4. Kuntz was a victim in a horrible crime that resulted in the last legal hanging in the county.
Cougar running back Kenneth Smith speeds past the Trojan defenders on his senior night.
When an undefeated team faces an opponent with a 2-4 record, an outcome that involves a very high, lopsided score may seem inevitable. While the underdogs did not leave the field victorious in Columbus on Friday, the Cougars gave the Whitehall Trojans a run for their money that few may have expected.
RPR junior Jeremy Boatman waits for the snap as senior Will Steinfeldt lines up next to him.
The Renegades are undefeated in conference play no longer. Into Friday’s game against the Bridger Scouts went two teams with 4-0 conference records. At the end of the night, RPR left the field with one conference loss.
The Matovich family recieving its award in Bozeman on Oct. 6. From the left is Rebekah and Mike Matovich and their children, Taylor and Mason, and Joanie and Paul Matovich.
Larry Kuntz and his mother, Frieda, are pictured in front of their house in Wheat Basin in 1937.
Cougar running back Kenneth Smith speeds past the Trojan defenders on his senior night.
RPR junior Jeremy Boatman waits for the snap as senior Will Steinfeldt lines up next to him.

Obituaries

Dr. C.H. (Kay) Swanson, 90, of Clinton, passed away comfortably at his home on Sept. 29, 2017, surrounded by family.