By Elaine Forman
MILES CITY - A former Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility officer was sentenced to 60 months in prison, $100 and seven years of supervision for receiving child pornography.
By Tracey Laqua
By Elaine Forman
MILES CITY - Two teen-aged boys are being charged in connection with the Feb. 9 case in which a 10-year-old Garfield School student walking near the school allegedly was stopped by two teens in a vehicle and offered a brownie, according to Miles City Police Department reports.
GLENDIVE - A bill related to horse slaughter was heard by a packed house in the state legislature last week and Rep. Dennis Getz said it seems to have widespread support.
“My general impression is that it will pass the house,” he said. “I will vote for the bill.”
MILES CITY - Miles City Mayor Joe Whalen was appointed by Gov. Brian Schweitzer to the Montana Board of Environmental Review.
The new Terry Tribune Web site is up and running, highlighting area news, features and guest columns among other items. The site, created by B & D Web Design of Miles City, became operational last week.
Between 40 and 50 area residents attended a public scoping meeting Tuesday evening to discuss their concerns regarding TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. The 1,980-mile project of 36-inch pipeline, which would run through portions of six Montana counties, including 21 miles in Prairie County, is scheduled to begin construction in 2010.
By Jessica Benz
Terry Town Council has put to rest a four-month deliberative process regarding the housing of livestock within the town limits. The council voted unanimously for a new permit-style animal ordinance that will require yearly permits to house livestock within town limits, excluding areas north of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. The new ordinance will likely come into affect by spring.
By Kay Braddock
Members of the Prairie County Republican Central Committee are currently seeking candidates for the district two county commission position after receiving word that commissioner Bill Leach will be vacating the elected appointment. Leach, a Republican, informed county officials earlier this month that he and his family will be moving to Colorado in May or June.