Monthly archive

September, 2014

  • Photo by Hank Nowak (Above) The Colstrip Colts took command of their encounter with Joliet during the first half and never let the J-Hawks settle. The final score was 51-14 with the Colts going in at half time 25–0 up. Despite a spirited second half fight back from Joliet, Colstrip collected another 27 points to secure the result. Scoring...
  • Photo by Teresa Nelson (Above) Red Lodge Ram #23 Cole Kelly is down after a play ending tackle. Looking on are #66 Brice Dines and #53 Kyle Draper. Starting the season playing two of the top teams in the state, Forsyth and Huntley, gave the Red Lodge Rams some concrete ideas about what needs to be adjusted and worked on. The Rams lost 47-14 to...
  • “Last Saturday night and once again the Lady Rams meet up with the Huntley Project Red Devils,” writes John Hanson. Huntley took the honors, 25-10, 25-23, 25-23. “Game one was a real groaner, we looked flat and played with that same intensity. A game that would be better off forgotten,” he said. Game two and three lived up...
  • Photo by Hank Nowak (Above) McKinna Olson taps over a kill for the J-Hawks against Columbus in an enthralling encounter, Sept. 11. After narrowly losing the opening two sets, 25-23, 25-22 the J-Hawks regrouped to win another tense and important third set, 25-23. The fourth set ended with the J-Hawks 25-21 ahead, the largest margin throughout the...
  • Photo by Robin Smith (Above) Bridger Scouts made easy work of the Reed Point/Rapelje Renegades last week, stomping them 44-21. The Scouts fired 20 points passed the Renegades in the first quarter thereby nullifying any realistic chance of a fight back from the opposition. By half time the score line reflected the Scouts dominance at 26-7 and...
  • Ferne Whalen, 80, completed her earthly journey Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014. She was born March 23, 1934 to Earl and Gladys Arnold in Edinberg, Texas. Ferne was the second daughter of a “Church of Christ” minister and would sing with her father’s fiddle accompaniment on his weekly radio ministry broadcast. Ferne was mischievous and...
  • Norma Marilyn Knisely Jarvi passed away from complications of post-polio and congestive heart failure at Grand Park, Billings, on Sept. 15, 2014. She was born the second child of Forrest and Hermina (Houtz) Knisely in Hartville, Ohio, where she grew up on the family farm. At the age of 2 she contracted polio but her fami ly never let her believe...
  • To the Editor, It was disturbing to hear legislative candidate Seth Berglee’s recent comments regarding access to health care. Mr. Berglee implied that the 70,000 Montanans who currently do not have access to health care “choose not to work.” His position may be attributed to his youthful lack of experience, lack of knowledge of...
  • To the Editor, One characteristic that I value a great deal in elected officials is the willingness to listen. They should be willing to listen not only to those constituents who belong to their party but also to those whose views may differ from theirs. Dave Howard, our current state representative now running for state senate, did not listen....