Thursday, June 30, 2016

Investigators have released the name of a Reed Point man found dead in a burning car Tuesday evening near his home. Lee Eldon Bowman Jr., 58, is believed to be the victim of the fire, although dental records will be needed for a 100 percent identification. Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff Brophy said Bowman's family has been notified.
From the left: Tyrel Hamilton and Cory Hamilton and Rick and Marla Hamilton celebrate being named grand champion at the Montana BBQ Cook-Off in Absarokee last Sunday, June 25. Not pictured is Justin Hamilton.
Grand champion has a sweet ring to it. And there was plenty of ringing – and other celebratory noise – when Stillwater County’s own Montana Outlaw BBQ took top honors at the 14th annual Montana BBQ Cook-Off in Absarokee late Sunday afternoon.
There is no law enforcement on shift for four hours every night in Stillwater County. While that is not exactly a secret, it has started to become a problem and Stillwater County Undersheriff Chip Kem says it’s time to make a change.
Pastor Jay Forseth
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Flows on both the Stillwater and Yellowstone have dropped significantly the last week. Normally they aren’t at this level until well into July. It’s still a bit early to tell, but at this stage, since everything else has been accelerated, it appears that hopper fishing could begin sooner than normal too.
An investigation by an outside law enforcement agency is underway to determine the validity of allegations involving the county weed coordinator using county equipment on property owned by a Stillwater County commissioner.
From the left: Tyrel Hamilton and Cory Hamilton and Rick and Marla Hamilton celebrate being named grand champion at the Montana BBQ Cook-Off in Absarokee last Sunday, June 25. Not pictured is Justin Hamilton.
Pastor Jay Forseth

Obituaries

On Thursday, June 23, 2016, Marilyn L. Maltsberger passed away at home.