Monthly archive

April, 2013

  • 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...
  • To the Editor,  I have been fishing The East Rosebud Creek most of my life.  Enjoying the valley that God gave us.  In my minds eye I cannot imagine power lines running the length taking power out. I know the water levels through each season. I’ve been there and know if water is taken out to run the turbine half of the year there would be no water...
  • Daniel L. Lynn passed away April 16, 2013 at the age of 95. He was born June 29, 1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio t William and Flora (Miller) Lynn. He attended schools in Cincinnati, obtaining his bachelor’s in education and eventually his master’s in school administration. Dan served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater during World War II. In 1944,...
  • Alvin “West” Donohoe, 87, of Billings, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Valley Healthcare Center in Billings. He was born Aug. 22, 1925 in Jordan, Mont., the son of Carter W. and Della (Sloan) Donohoe. On Jan. 9, 1959 he was united in marriage to Frances Moore in Billings. West grew up in Jordan and Wyola, and moved to the ranch...
  • On April 18, 2013, a lovely, lovely lady joined Jesus and family, just in time to celebrate her 92nd Birthday in Heaven. Barbara Kathleen Mavis Popelka was born on the farm near Acton, Mont., April 25, 1921, to Henry Popelka and Edna Armstrong Popelka. At age 10, her family moved to Billings where her parents owned and operated Honest Milk Dairy....