NEWS

06/14/2018 - 3:33pm
It’s that time of the year again. People from across the area will be drawn to a hill outside of Columbus like a magnet to watch some of the best in the business – the top 100 riders in the nation, to be exact – ride straight up that hill on...

SPORTS

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From the left: Alaina Griffel, Clay Haverland, and Seirra Belvin

06/14/2018 - 2:49pm
Four local rodeo competitors have earned places on the big stage with impressive performances at recent state competitions. JUNIOR HIGH Tyson Oster, a home-schooled eighth-grader from Columbus, took home first place in junior bull riding at the...

Opinions

06/14/2018 - 3:39pm
Tweak the seatbelt law to help save more lives Right now, drivers in Montana are only required to wear seatbelts as a secondary offense. This means that drivers cannot be pulled over for the sole reason that they are not wearing their seat belt....

Columns

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Rev. Tracy Heilman

06/14/2018 - 3:38pm
Journeys in Faith In my church and denomination, we hold dearly to this principle: in essentials - unity, in non-essentials - diversity, in all things - charity. We work to build consensus around primary values. We work to build respect in...

OBITUARIES

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Dr. Alfred Slighter

06/07/2018 - 12:00am
Dr. Alfred R. Slighter, age 92, retired clergyman of the United Church of Christ, died on April 29, 2018, in Greeley. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Katherine Staffeld Slighter; three children Thomas Slighter and wife Bonnie (Schoonmaker) Slighter...

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...