Monthly archive

April, 2013

  • Linda Harris received the 2013 of the Dr. Ben Karas Service Award at the Beartooth Billings Clinic’s Annual Report to the Community at the Pollard Hotel Pub on Tuesday. Presenting the award were Steve Muth, President of the Memorial Hospital Association, and Kelley Evans, CEO of Beartooth Billings Clinic. Harris received a photograph of the...
  • Earth Day was Monday, April 22. Add a chirp and buzz to your yard by helping birds and bees. The Montana list for Species of Concern for Birds (mt.gov) has some surprising species listed including Clark’s Nutcracker, the Black Rosy Finch, the Gray Crowned Rosy Finch, the Evening Grosbeak, the Loggerhead Shrike and Great Blue Heron. They are...
  • To emphasize the importance of focused and responsible driving, especially for teen drivers, the “It’s your Choice” took its campaign to Joliet. On April 22, Roberts and Joliet High School students were presented with scenarios about the many ways drivers can get distracted and the heavy impact such poor decisions can have. Five...
  • Ty Bermes of Joliet threw 189-0 in the javelin at the Huntley Project Invitational track meet, April 20 at Billings Skyview. The throw improved his Class-B best mark. Bermes went on to win the high jump competition almost tying his personal best height of 6-4. Girls Team scores -- Colstrip 92, Huntley Project 87, Red Lodge 59, Plentywood 58,...
  • Last Friday Mountain View Elementary students, K-5, took part in the Summer Safety Days, teaching them about street safety, bike maintenance, bike riding skills an drills, and meeting with law enforcement, and emergency fire, Search and Rescue and ambulance personnel about looking out for strangers, remembering their phone numbers and who to call...
  • All events start at 9 a.m. Red Lodge April 25 @ Columbus April 27 @ Bozeman April 30 @ Laurel May 2 @ Billings West May 4 @ Laurel May 10 Districts @ Laurel May 16 Divisional @ Laurel May 24-25 State @ Bozeman Joliet April 25 Park City Invite @ Columbus April 27 Manhattan @ Bozeman April 30 Top Ten @ Laurel May 4 Stillwater @ Laurel May 10 B/C...
  • As the state mandated Election Day of May 7, 2013 approaches, I would like to clarify some questions that I have been asked in the past couple of weeks regarding the ballot. The walk in election will be held on May 7, 2013 at the Memorial Civic Center from noon to 8 PM. Ballots will be counted and election results will be available later that...
  • To the Editor, I am writing to publicly apologize to Senator Priest for a reference that I made to his Montana Growth Network in my school newsletter article. The work of the Montana Growth Network is separate from the school funding issue. Senator Priest’s work as a legislator is separate from his private operations within the MGN, and my...
  • To the Editor: Wouldn’t it be wonderful if some of our local legislators were as considerate of the less fortunate in our society as they are of themselves. Jason Priest and Joanne Blyton both avail themselves of $733 per month of state provided taxpayer funds toward the costs of health insurance. In spite of their willingness to use our tax...
  • To the Editor, On Friday, April 19 we were blessed with good weather and amazing community volunteers to make the Summer Safety Days event a big success.  The Mountain View Elementary students rotated through several stations including:  a bicycle street safety ride, bike maintenance, bicycle skills and drills, EMS, fire safety, Search and Rescue...