By Eric Killelea
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline outnumbered critics during a public meeting on the $7 billion project that would run crude oil from the Alberta tar sands down to refineries in the Gulf Coast.
Final preparations are being made for the Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery’s “Afternoon Tea.” The event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2 at the Gallery in Terry from 2 to 5 p.m. The Tea is being held to commemorate the original opening of the Evelyn Cameron Gallery and the completion of the transcription of Evelyn’s handwritten diaries.
The Terry Town Council unanimously approved a 52 percent increase in garbage disposal rates for Terry residents and businesses at a special meeting last week.
By Kay Braddock
Prairie Abstract and Title has a new owner. Sheryl Morast purchased the business from Dale Hubber, who moved to Portland, Ore. with his wife Joan to be closer to their two adult sons. Hubber, who had also served as the Town of Terry’s attorney and previously served as longtime Prairie County Attorney, owned Prairie Abstract and Title since 1993.
Pat Graham, assistant vice president, branch manager for Stockman Bank in Richey and ag loan officer for Stockman Bank, has recently relocated from Glendive to Terry. Graham will continue to oversee and manage the Richey branch, as well as serve the Terry community and surrounding areas with all their ag lending needs.
Great Falls, Mont., “Scopeman” Mick Peabody was one of a dozen vendors exhibiting items at the Prairie County Sportsmen Association’s annual Sportsmen Show, held earlier this month at the county fairgrounds.
A Terry Zoning Commission was formed recently and met for the first time last week, Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Terry Town Hall.
Recent vandalism that occurred at a building housing the Murn Park bathrooms and storage room has led town officials to close the Murn Park bathrooms until next spring.
From Montana FWP
Reports from a few Montana locations indicate EHD has surfaced in the resident white-tailed deer populations. Reports of EHD deaths have come from Billings, in the Glendive area along the Yellowstone River and east of Roundup on the Musselshell River. Locally dead deer have been found along the Tongue River above 12 Mile Dam Fishing Access Site and in the Kinsey area.