Thursday, July 27, 2017

A men’s team makes a mad dash to the barrel, with their pig in tow.
The Stillwater County fairgrounds was the place to be last Friday night, as 45 pig wrestling teams got up close and dirty with a slew of hogs.
Preston Bailey displays the medal he earned in skeet.
Preston Bailey is once again a national champion. On July 14, the soon-to-be freshman from Columbus defended his title by earning first place in doubles skeet for the Intermediate-Advanced Class (IA) at the 2017 Scholastic Clay Target Championships in Ohio.
You know it’s been a scorching July when temperatures in the mid-80s are a cool down. In the first 24 days of July in Columbus, the mercury has hit the 90s on 15 days. Eight days have seen highs in the 80s and just one day recorded a high temperature in the 70s, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
The current Stillwater County Courthouse.
At the July 11 Stillwater County Commission agenda meeing, a citizen offered some advice regarding the ongoing saga of the old hospital and county office space. “Get this straightened out and get your credibility back,” said Richard Sidwell.
Montana PBS brought Clifford to Columbus to visit the kids in the program.
For the past seven weeks, kids across the county participating in the Stillwater County Library Summer Reading Program have not only read books, but they have taken some time out of their summer to make the world a better place.
For more than 100 4-H kids around Stillwater County, this week means one thing: Show time.
A men’s team makes a mad dash to the barrel, with their pig in tow.
Preston Bailey displays the medal he earned in skeet.
The current Stillwater County Courthouse.
Montana PBS brought Clifford to Columbus to visit the kids in the program.
A men’s team makes a mad dash to the barrel, with their pig in tow.

Pork Barrels

The Stillwater County fairgrounds was the place to be last Friday night, as 45 pig wrestling teams got up close and dirty with a slew of hogs.

Go Time

For more than 100 4-H kids around Stillwater County, this week means one thing: Show time.

A BLM helicopter dumps water on a 2-acre fire in the Nye area on Friday, July 7.

8 fires in 8 days

Scorching temperatures during the past several days combined with lightning, fireworks, a downed power line and a blown vehicle transmission to spark at least eight fires in an 8-day time period.

Obituaries

Randy Parthe passed away on July 1, 2017, at his home in Nye, after a long illness. He was 71 years old.