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  • Forest District Ranger Ron Wiseman of Stanford stands by the closed gate in front of Crystal Lake’s campground. The campground is closed for the season.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Forestry technician Matt Voigt grabs rot out of an old, decaying tree on the Crystal Lake campground Monday.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    06/28/2017 - 5:00am
  • Aerial views of the Upper Missouri River Breaks Monument were taken Friday during an EcoFlight ride piloted by Bruce Gordon.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Dave Mari talks about the importance of preservation during an EcoFlight over the Upper Missouri River Breaks Monument Friday.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    06/28/2017 - 5:00am
  • One of the two-year-old grizzly brothers caught outside of the Surprise Creek Colony looks at a camera from a culvert trap Sunday.

    Photo courtesy of Sam Hofer

    06/28/2017 - 5:00am
  • Fergus County Sheriff Troy Eades stand by the entrance to the jail Thursday afternoon.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    06/24/2017 - 5:00am
  • Katie d’Autremont, right, drives Teresa Majerus to a radiation appointment in Great Falls recently. Katie is one of 13 friends of family members who have taken Teresa to her appointment, and there are more signed up.

    Photo courtesy of Teresa Majerus

    06/24/2017 - 5:00am
  • Cade Briggs waits for his dad Shawn to put a new worm on his line while mom Felecia watches daughter Calbria’s bobber Saturday at the annual Kids’ Fishing Day.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    06/21/2017 - 5:00am
  • A map prepared for the Governor’s Drought and Water Supply Advisory Committee shows precipitation for May was only 79 percent of normal.

    Map courtesy of Lucas Zukiewicz, USDA

     

    06/21/2017 - 5:00am
  • Kathie Bailey stands near the entrance of the Broadway Apartments building, just one of the Central Montana properties Snowy Mountain Development Corporation’s brownfield programs have benefitted.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    06/21/2017 - 5:00am
  • Abbie Franks, a member of the Recharge Our Community Youth Engagement Group, spends a windy moment with a group of Lewistown Boys and Girls Club kids at the site of the proposed Creekside Marketplace and Pavilion Tuesday morning.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    06/17/2017 - 5:00am
  • Johnny Maier stands by the Lewistown City office Friday morning. Maier, a Lewistown native, is running for City Commissioner-Ward 3. The deadline to file is Monday.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    06/17/2017 - 5:00am
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    Mosaic Architecture of Helena provided this rendering of Lewistown’s future brewery in the WestFeeds building on East Main Street. Building co-owner Jeff Southworth said he hopes to host a grand opening July 4, 2018.

    Photo courtesy of Jeff Southworth

    06/17/2017 - 5:00am
  • Firefighters hose down smoking mounds of sawdust off Joyland Road Monday afternoon.
    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    06/14/2017 - 5:00am
  • Craig Buehler, Lewistown attorney and Montana Legal Services Association board member, looks over MLSA materials in his office Monday afternoon.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    06/14/2017 - 5:00am
  • Savanna Johnston, center, holds her son, Jaxon, and niece, Emma Potts. Jax is struggling with a series of debilitating medical ailments, but he still manages to smile.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Jax smiles and laughs at home on Roundhouse Road Monday afternoon.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    06/14/2017 - 5:00am
  • One of Ed Thornton’s horses cools down in the irrigation ditch drainage by his house on Sawyer Trail.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    06/10/2017 - 5:00am

News

Roy Glenn Duncan of Lewistown holds his 50 caliber center fire musket, pausing part way through the process of loading it. Duncan was preparing to fire at a target 100 yards uphill from him at the Snowy Mountains Muzzle Loaders Rendezvous held at East Fork campground Saturday and Sunday.

Photo by Deb Hill

 

06/28/2017 - 5:00am
  Ka-thunk. That’s the noise a tomahawk makes when thrown hard enough imbed itself into a large chunk of tree trunk. It was a noise heard frequently during the Snowy Mountains Muzzle Loaders rendezvous this weekend at East Fork reservoir, along with...

Sports

Lewistown Sea Lions pose with their second-place trophy after competing at the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Meet last Saturday and Sunday.                                                                                                                                                                  

Photo courtesy of Lewistown Sea Lions

06/28/2017 - 5:00am
The Sea Lions swim team of Lewistown finished second overall and in the relay events at the Glasgow Kiwanis Invitational Swim Meet held over the weekend. In overall points, Lewistown scored 633 points, compared to the Sidney Tiger Sharks with 666....

Community

06/28/2017 - 5:00am
One of the best shows of the Roundup Independence Days Extravaganza was the legendary Moe Bandy on stage during the event’s 10th annual celebration. The only problem was the old nemesis called rain.  While rain did not completely wipe out Moe’s show...

Opinion

06/28/2017 - 5:00am
Dear Editor, I am writing about the historic Mill Building. As a former member of the Historic Resources Commission, I testified at the recent City Commission meeting in favor of postponing a decision to demolish this building to give more time for...

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