Monday, January 16, 2017

An Absarokee man who admitted to transporting 178 pounds of methamphetamine to Montana during a 2-year period will spend about five years in federal prison.
The Columbus Police officer involved in the in-custody suicide of a woman stopped for DUI on New Year’s Eve has been cleared.
When things go wrong, they go wrong in a hurry. The Stillwater County Sheriff’s Office wants to help the community be as prepared as possible for workplace violence by offering training to help people know what to do before help arrives.
Panther Tehya Ray.
The Lady Panthers put another mark in the win column Friday night by beating the Harlowton Engineers, putting the Panthers 5-1 in conference play. The lone loss was to the Engineers in overtime last month.
A Belfry woman shot and killed herself when she was pulled over on a DUI traffic stop by Columbus police late Saturday night. Jamie B. Porter, 48, has been identified as the driver by Park County Coroner Al Jenkins. Porter most recently lived in Belfry. Columbus Police Officer Kelly Mason was not injured.
Trees in Itch-Kep-Pe Park have taken on a beautiful wintery look with the snow and cold.
The winters of yesterday are back. Roughly two weeks after a storm system closed I-90 and several schools, a second severe system roared through the area late last week, once again dropping temperatures to below zero, bringing more snow and closing I-90 yet again.
Panther Tehya Ray.
Trees in Itch-Kep-Pe Park have taken on a beautiful wintery look with the snow and cold.

Obituaries

Bridger – Wilma Jean Shupak (nee Zaputil), 85, formerly of Absarokee, died peacefully on Jan. 5, 2017, in the presence of her family.