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 By Gwen Schultz    Local    April 24, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the final in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. Each story features a founder, their story and items they have donated. Without the...

 

COVID-19 updates

As of Tuesday afternoon, there were no cases of COVD-19 in Carter County. Statewide, 437 people had tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. To prevent the spread and to keep people...

 

Hospitals come together to support improving healthcare in the region

Through the Rural Health Development Hospital Improvement Grant, several eastern Montana facilities have banded together to provide support for each other on a regional basis. The grant is designed...

 

Tamara Ann "Tammy" Meade

Tamara Ann "Tammy" Meade, age 71, of Ekalaka passed away peacefully on Monday, April 13 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Tammy was born on August 16, 1948 in Baker, Montana the youngest of fiv...

 

Delbert Lee Justice

Delbert Lee Justice, 89, of Ekalaka died Friday, April 10, 2020, at his home. He was born February 16, 1931, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, to James Richard Justice and Hilja Adrianne...

 

Kenten Allen Peabody

Kenten Allen Peabody, age 50, of Miles City passed away on April 13, 2020 at Advance Care Hospital of Montana in Billings, Montana. Kenten was born July 14, 1969 to Arthur and Mary (Chamberlain)...

 

Lorraine Mary Fix

Lorraine Mary (Artzer) Fix was born tenth of sixteen children on November 11, 1933 to Jacob and Eva Artzer in Sterling, Colorado. She was united in marriage to Robert A. Fix on September 12, 1954....

 

Leah Zoe Waldren

Leah Zoe Waldren, age 93, passed away January 8, 2020, at Dahl Memorial Nursing Home in Ekalaka. Zoe was born in Baker, on May 20, 1926, to Arthur E. "Big Kid" and Gladys Speelmon Dague. She attended...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 24, 2020

Cooking in the West

As we head into our sixth week of Covid-19 school closure, I am pretty sure a lot of parents are praying that schools will reopen sooner rather than later. Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up the first week of May, and I have a hunch there is a wh...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, old stories might be ancient, but – this still happens every so often. This is how it was told: One day, a man went to visit a church; he got there early so he parked his car and got out. Then another...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    April 24, 2020

Memories

In my search for another article I came upon a couple of interesting families in “Shifting Scenes,” and after reading some of these family histories, I have decided to share. This couple each has their own article with information about their...

 

Letter to the editor

With all of the concern over the Covid-19 virus and since I like math numbers, I thought this could be an appropriate time to do some math. I went to school in the B.C. era (before computers and calculators), so my skills might be rusty. I have...

 

Letter to the editor

I read with great interest the article on the back page of the April 3 Eagle about George Yellow Eyes. I saw him play many times and he was indeed a great player. I only saw him in 1957, so didn't see him in his best years. Terry's Glen Kuehn...

 

Letter to the editor

With Tim Fox term-limited, we will elect a new Attorney General this year. I support Fox’s Chief Deputy Attorney General, Jon Bennion. Serving as Fox’s chief of staff for most of his first term was the greatest privilege of my career. I worked...

 

DLI to begin processing UI claims for self-employed Montanans

HELENA – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry announced this week Montana's self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers, and others not eligible for regular Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits can begin filing claims for Pandemic Une...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Voices    April 24, 2020

Montana Tales and Trails

These are the times that try our souls. Isolation, face masks, drugs and diseases that are difficult to pronounce, let alone understand. Take heart. There's a world out there that proceeds without...

 

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