Monday, November 20, 2017

One year ago, Justin McCally stood in a Stillwater County courtroom and got the break of a lifetime.
Stillwater Wind’s tax abatement request was approved at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled Stillwater County Commissioners’ agenda meeting.
The 8-man southern division football All-Conference selections were announced this week, and several Stillwater players were honored.
Sheriff Cliff Brophy at a swearing in ceremony a few years ago.
Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff Brophy has been the county’s top law enforcement officer for the last 28 years. He’s ready for a change, but needs a judge’s help for a shot at the new job he has in mind.
Two brothers making their way from Minnesota to Big Sky got an unpleasant detour Monday when their Subaru caught fire on I-90 between Park City and Columbus. The brothers managed to save their snowboards, but those were the only possessions spared. The fire started in the engine compartment.
November made its arrival known with a strong blast of winter weather lasting several days, bringing snow, cold and a bit of chaos on the road.
This wind turbine is from Pattern Energy’s  St. Joseph Wind Farm in Manitoba, Canada.
In the near future, tall, sleek wind turbines will become a part of the landscape of western Stillwater County. Those turbines are expected to bring in about $18 million of taxes into the county.
Sheriff Cliff Brophy at a swearing in ceremony a few years ago.
Two brothers making their way from Minnesota to Big Sky got an unpleasant detour Monday when their Subaru caught fire on I-90 between Park City and Columbus. The brothers managed to save their snowboards, but those were the only possessions spared. The fire started in the engine compartment.
This wind turbine is from Pattern Energy’s  St. Joseph Wind Farm in Manitoba, Canada.
Sheriff Cliff Brophy at a swearing in ceremony a few years ago.

Hat Dance

Stillwater County Sheriff Cliff Brophy has been the county’s top law enforcement officer for the last 28 years.

Two brothers making their way from Minnesota to Big Sky got an unpleasant detour Monday when their Subaru caught fire on I-90 between Park City and Columbus. The brothers managed to save their snowboards, but those were the only possessions spared. The fire started in the engine compartment.

Fire and ice

November made its arrival known with a strong blast of winter weather lasting several days, bringing snow, cold and a bit of chaos on the road.

Obituaries

Steven James Rickman, 70, of Laurel, Mont., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings, Mont., where he had been born on June 26, 1947, to Ezra G.