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07/12/2018 - 8:25am
Wednesday marked the 26th day since Brandon Fitch’s family has been without him. The 20-year-old Columbus resident is presumed drowned in the Yellowstone River after having fallen from the bridge near Indian Fort Campground in Reed Point in the...

SPORTS

Koleman Garriet prepares to receive a throw from the infield at first.

06/28/2018 - 12:00am
The Engineering West Little League boys majors team from Columbus ended the season two games short of a perfect season. After a first round 14-2 Tournament of Champions (TOC) victory over Burlington on Tuesday, June 19, the Columbus team took on the...

Opinions

07/12/2018 - 12:00am
“…And you don’t throw a fit.” I make my daughter say that every time I’m being “mean” because I don’t always let her get her way. A few months ago, you probably saw her picture on the front page of this paper with the headline “Tiny Girl, Huge Heart...

Columns

07/12/2018 - 12:00am
I’ve been fortunate to spend some time around some excellent anglers, and one thing I’ve observed that they all seem to have in common is an understanding of, and a willingness to make, change. It’s a concept that sometimes seems a bit foreign to...

OBITUARIES

07/12/2018 - 12:00am
Dennis W. Schaefer, born Dec. 27, 1943, left this earth on July 7, 2018. He was the son of William H. and Evelyn M. Schaefer; brother of Linda Dolezal (John), Nancy Doolittle-Knops, Janet Matisiak, Susan Kleyweg (Don), Julie Tyree (Patrick) and the...

Upcoming Events

Photo by Orty Bourquin

Cedar Waxwings are a type of songbird that belongs to the waxwing family. They produce high-pitched trills and wheezy, thin whistles for communication and can survive approximately eight years in the wild.

06/07/2018 - 12:00am
JUNE •8th: Project Hope’s 18th annual fundraiser. 6 p.m. at Stillwater Pavilion. •15th & 16th: Nitro National Hillclimbs •16th: Columbus City-Wide Garage Sale •16th: Golfing for History •23rd: Fishtail Family Fun Day •24th: 16th Annual Montana...
05/03/2018 - 5:00am
• Thursday, May 3: Softball vs. Shepherd, 5:30 p.m. • Saturday, May 5: Track in Laurel (Abs., Col., PC, & RPR) - Golf @ White Sulphur Springs (Abs. & PC) • Monday, May 7: Golf @ Columbus (Abs. & PC) - Divisional Golf @ Shepherd (Col.)
04/19/2018 - 7:25pm
• Thursday, April 12: Softball @ Colstrip, 5:30 p.m. - Golf @ Huntley (Col.) • Friday, April 13: Track @ Columbus (Abs., Col., PC, RPR) • Saturday, April 14: Softball @ Lewistown Tourney, TBA - Track @ Billings West (Abs.) • Tuesday, April 17: Track...
04/19/2018 - 12:00am
• Thursday, April 19: Softball vs. Billings Central, 5 p.m. - Golf @ Shepherd (Col.) • Friday, April 20: Softball @ Huntley, 5:30 p.m. - Track @ Columbus (Abs., Col., PC, & RPR) - Golf @ Livingston (Abs., Col., & PC) • Saturday, April 21:...
04/19/2018 - 12:00am
Reed Point writer Aud Steinfeldt will host a creative writing workshop at The Healing Space at Juliana’s Jammin Art and Rock Shop at 609 North Diamond Street in Columbus on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The session will be called “How To Fight...
04/05/2018 - 12:00am
The following spring sports activities are on the schedule for this week. With the expected winter storms, any or all of them may be cancelled. • Friday, April 6: Softball @ Huntley, 4 p.m. Track @ Columbus (Abs., Col., PC, RPR) • Saturday, April 7...