Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Jericho B. Nava
An off-duty sheriff’s deputy’s sharp eye resulted in the arrest of a Billings man and the recovery of a stolen vehicle following a high speed chase that spanned two counties last Sunday.
The current Stillwater County courthouse.
The Stillwater County Commissioners took aim Tuesday at what they called “inaccurate information” expressed by citizens and commissioner-elect Mark Crago at a recent agenda meeting regarding the decision to remodel the old hospital for county office use.
The 2016 Christmas season will be ushered in full force with three county events taking place this weekend. Up first is Saturday’s Snowflake Festival in Absarokee, which is back after a 1-year absence.
From the left: Rick Hamilton and sons Tyrel and Justin make up Montana Outlaw BBQ. Rick is holding the second place trophy from the American Royal competition held last month in Kansas. Justin is holding the keepsake from the Jack Daniels BBQ competition in Tennessee also held last month.
Rick, Tyrel and Justin Hamilton were thrilled just to be competing in the American Royal and the Jack Daniels BBQ competitions last month.
The upset of the Bobcats at the Columbus Elementary School may have had something to do with the generous donation of Mike Matovich of Matovich IGA, who is loyal Griz fan and is pictured to the right with his wife Becky and children Taylor and Mason.
Not only did the Montana State University Bobcats pull off a stunning win against the University of Montana Grizzlies Saturday before a crowd of more than 26,000, Stillwater once again proved to be ‘Cat country when it comes to the annual food drive competition.
In an effort to attract and retain veteran law enforcement officers at the Columbus Police Department, the Columbus City Council has approved a pay bump.
Jericho B. Nava
The current Stillwater County courthouse.
From the left: Rick Hamilton and sons Tyrel and Justin make up Montana Outlaw BBQ. Rick is holding the second place trophy from the American Royal competition held last month in Kansas. Justin is holding the keepsake from the Jack Daniels BBQ competition in Tennessee also held last month.
The upset of the Bobcats at the Columbus Elementary School may have had something to do with the generous donation of Mike Matovich of Matovich IGA, who is loyal Griz fan and is pictured to the right with his wife Becky and children Taylor and Mason.

Obituaries

Donna Kay Skibstad Creek, 39, passed away on Nov. 13, 2016, from heart complication. Donna was born in Columbus on Aug. 4, 1977, to Donald and Shirley Skibstad.