10/18/2018 - 12:00am
The following business was discussed at Monday’s regularly scheduled Columbus City Council meeting: ZONING ORDINANCE An ordinance was passed to codify amendments to the city’s existing zoning ordinances. The new ordinance becomes effective in 30...


Photo by Kim Flemmer

Senior Seth Popp punts the ball as the rest of the Park City special teams crew keeps the Joliet defenders at bay Friday night.

10/18/2018 - 12:00am
Last Friday night, the Columbus Cougars found themselves in a must-win situation, fighting to keep any playoff hopes alive in Whitehall against the Trojans. The opening minutes of the game were back and forth, and by the end of the first quarter,...


10/18/2018 - 12:00am
Coming together as a country is far more vital than politics My wife and I have been happily married for 34 years. I am a conservative Republican and she a liberal Democrat. Obviously, we do not agree on many political issues, but through mutual...


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Arlin Sanford

10/18/2018 - 12:00am
Let’s imagine. I’m on the mainland and want to visit Hawaii. I can fly or go by boat, but I believe I should swim. Other people might get there by other means, but I’ve analyzed the options and still believe I should swim. So, one day I wade into...


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Joanne Ecret

09/27/2018 - 12:00am
Joanne Lynn Ecret, 71, of Nye, Mont., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her children and husband on Sept. 22, 2018. Joanne had been in declining health for several years due to chronic illnesses she managed with grace and dignity. Joanne...