Sunday, April 23, 2017

A muck truck hauls debris out of the east portal of the Blitz Project shortly after getting underway.
The Stillwater Mining Company (SMC) is one step closer to being sold to Sibayne Gold Limited of South Africa. SCM announced Monday morning the pending sale had been cleared by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) — meaning no national security issues exist regarding the merger.
The view of the Beartooth Mountains from Highway 78.
A petition proposing a Citizen Initiated Zoning (CIZ) District in southern Stillwater County has moved definitively into the verification stage as the deadline to update signatures passed on Friday.
From the left, Rick, Tyrel and Justin Hamilton displaying the impressive trophies that Montana Outlaw BBQ won last year.
The Hamilton boys are on a roll. Already the reigning grand champions of the annual Montana BBQ Cook-Off and runner-up in the American Royal World Series of Barbecue in Kansas City, the trio picked up another title earlier this month — grand champions overall at the Sam’s Club Pro Tour event in Renton, Wash.
Catcher Shelby McMillan catches a pitch.
The Stillwater Renegades took full advantage of a struggling bullpen to chalk up another conference win against the Colstrip Fillies last Thursday. The Renegade offense was rolling from the first pitch, racking up six runs in the first two innings.
Participants in this year’s Battle of the Books from Columbus and Park City.
For Tessa Rager, MaKenzie Sheils, Hannah Kimble, and Jessica Calovis, all of the hard work paid off. These members of the Book It team won Columbus Middle School’s Battle of the Books competition last week.
It’s decision time. Mail ballots for the creation and funding of the Stillwater Ambulance District No. 1 began arriving this week in the mailboxes of taxpayers who live in the elementary school districts of Columbus, Reed Point and Rapelje.
A muck truck hauls debris out of the east portal of the Blitz Project shortly after getting underway.
The view of the Beartooth Mountains from Highway 78.
From the left, Rick, Tyrel and Justin Hamilton displaying the impressive trophies that Montana Outlaw BBQ won last year.
Catcher Shelby McMillan catches a pitch.
Participants in this year’s Battle of the Books from Columbus and Park City.

A call for aid

Voters will decide next month whether to create a Stillwater Ambulance District that would ensure the continuance of Advanced Life Support (ALS) care.

Obituaries

Peter M. Winge passed away Monday, April 3, 2017. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 10, at the Nye Cemetery with lunch to follow at the Nye Church.