Photo courtesy of the Fitch Family

Brandon Fitch

07/19/2018 - 9:18am
Citing the need to repair equipment and get volunteer personnel from various agencies rested, Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff Brophy said this week the search for Brandon Fitch will continue as resources and manpower allow. However, authorities were...


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...


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...


Photo by Joan Nye
Rev. Tracy Heilman

07/19/2018 - 5:00am
Do you know the biblical story of the Exodus? This important sacred story begins with an act of civil disobedience from two midwives, Shiphrah and Puah, who refuse to carry out the Pharaoh’s order to kill newborn Hebrew babies. Because of their...


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Sharon Lee Marten

07/19/2018 - 5:00am
Sharon Lee Marten came into the world on April 30, 1945. She was born to Kathryn and Thomas Stark and joined her big sister Kathleen. She spent her early years in Billings and on the family farm at Sarpy Creek. Sharon referred to it as “her magical...

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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...