Boot Scootin’ Crew BBQ Babes at the Boots, Brews and BBQ, kept the crowd happy and fed last Saturday. The crew includes (from left) Lindsay Schmitt, Bobbi Hill and her daughter Traci Schmittt, Steph Hammer and Mindy Claver. Traci Schmitt designed and made t-shirts for the event. Photo by Melody Montgomery

06/17/2021 - 12:00am
Many individuals behind-the-scenes made possible a festive, western-themed gathering at the recent Boots Brews and BBQ last Saturday in Stanford. The event not only raised funds for Main Street Improvement Projects, it also raised spirits....


State, local health officials encourage safe and healthy swimming this summer
06/17/2021 - 12:00am
Spending time outdoors around water and in swimming pools is a great way to stay active and healthy during summer in Montana. The Department of Public Health and Human Services, along with local health authorities, want to remind Montanans to stay...


What do we owe wildland firefighters?
06/17/2021 - 12:00am
“It’s like having gasoline out there,” said Brian Steinhardt, forest fire zone manager for Prescott and Coconino national forests in Arizona, in a recent AP story about the increasingly fire-prone West. Now something else is happening — and at the...