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William (Bill) Gallagher, 78  Montana Standard

Anaconda lost a treasure when William A. Gallagher Jr.,78, “Mr. G.” went home to Heaven and joined Billy on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 in Butte at St. James ...



New principal for Anaconda High School visits the Smelter City, tours school district  Montana Standard

Anaconda Junior/Senior High School welcomed its new principal to town this week.



Anaconda High graduates 63 students Friday | Local | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Anaconda Senior High School officials will hand out diplomas to 63 graduating seniors Friday in the Memorial Gymnasium at corner of Hickory and West Sixth ...



2018 Fall Honor Rolls: Anaconda Junior/Senior High School  Montana Standard

*Indicates 4.0. Kodi Barnes, Jadyn Bomar, Tanner Cromwell*, Wade Dahood, William Farmer, Jon Follet, Cory Galle*, Larkin Galle*, Rylen Gaona, Isabell ...



Former Anaconda High School basketball player admits guilt in rape case  The Missoulian

A former Anaconda High School basketball player admitted Thursday that he raped a 14-year-old girl two years ago at a basketball tournament in Hamilton.



Anaconda public schools host first district-wide family night  Montana Standard

There was something different about Anaconda Junior/Senior High School on Tuesday night.



Anaconda school board adopts new copperhead logo for the district  Montana Standard

At the Anaconda School District No. 10 Board of Trustees meeting last week, a new copperhead logo was adopted for the public school district.



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 9, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/2-9/8)



Four Anaconda high-school students embark on web-design, social-media marketing company  Montana Standard

Editor's note: This story has been edited to reflect that Ryan Hessler's, not Blake Johnson's, father is a computer scientist. A caption in a photo also stated that Kai ...



Anaconda seniors receive diplomas at Friday night ceremony  Montana Standard

On Friday night, the 127th class of Anaconda Junior/Senior High School seniors received their diplomas in the Memorial Gymnasium.



Butte Central, Anaconda High consider creating single co-op football team  Montana Standard

After decades as fierce rivals, Butte Central and Anaconda High School are considering dropping their differences, joining forces on the gridiron and creating a ...



Anaconda students give up lunch period, take up ukulele  Montana Standard

Through the ground-level entrance and down the stairs of Anaconda High School Thursday afternoon, lunch smells and instrument sounds filled the hallway.



Anaconda residents get major update to Superfund plans  Montana Standard

Anaconda residents got a long-awaited update on what's in store for their local Superfund site on Thursday night and learned that several clean-up sites will ...



Anaconda principal placed on leave after report of inappropriate text to ex-student  Montana Standard

Anaconda Junior/Senior High School Principal Shawn Hansen was put on administrative leave with pay Friday afternoon pending a Montana School Boards ...



Two former Anaconda basketball players charged with rape in incident 2 years ago  Montana Standard

BUTTE — Two former Anaconda High School basketball players will appear in Ravalli County District Court this month after being charged with raping a ...



Joel Morales, 63  Montana Standard

Sept. 15, 1955-June 10, 2019. Our beloved Father, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and Friend, Joel Morales, drove his hot rod to heaven this past week. Joel loved ...



Scott Spiegle, 52 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Dec. 10, 1966-Aug. 19, 2019. Scott Edward Spiegle, 52, of Anaconda, made his final repair to help a friend, and then peacefully passed on to spend eternity, ...



Anaconda Job Corps slated for closure; congressional delegation protests  Montana Standard

The Anaconda Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center will close, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday.



Tiny building creates big trouble in Anaconda | Local | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

A tiny building has raised an outsized cloud of controversy in Anaconda.



Anaconda business, community leaders mourn loss of Dale Strommen  Montana Standard

Anaconda lost a powerhouse of its business community Saturday when Dale Strommen died unexpectedly at age 46.



Anaconda School Board wants Mitchell Stadium addressed | Local  Montana Standard

With plans to dig in Mitchell Stadium to replace the irrigation system, Anaconda's school board wants the Environmental Protection Agency to take a second look ...



Anaconda economic group soon to be under new leadership  Montana Standard

After serving nearly 37 years as the executive director of the Anaconda Local Development Corp., Jim Davison plans to retire and to assume instead the role of ...



Helen Turtle, 98 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Helen Turtle, 98, died February 18, 2019 at the Community Nursing Home of Anaconda. Helen was born on November 14, 1920 in Anaconda. She was the ...



Bill 'Herby' Herbolich, 76 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Bill “Herby” Herbolich, 76, died Thursday, July 19th after a minor surgery in Missoula, Montana. He was born in Anaconda, Montana on October 26, 1942 to Bill ...



Eleanor Ivankovich, 96 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

As she lived; peacefully, quietly, Eleanor Ivankovich passed away during the night of April 12th.



Anaconda principal on leave pending texting investigation  KBZK Bozeman News

ANACONDA, Mont. – The principal at Anaconda High School, Shawn Hansen, who is also the principal of the junior high, was placed on paid administrative ...



Dale Strommen, 46  Montana Standard

On Saturday, January 19th, 2019, Dale Arthur Strommen, loving husband, and father of three children, passed away at the age of 46, surrounded by his family.



Michael Dale Parks, 55  Montana Standard

April 20, 1964-July 18, 2019. Michael Dale Parks passed away Thursday, July 18th, 2019 in Butte. He was born the youngest of seven children on Monday, April ...



Gary Wayne ‘Jake’ Jacobs Sr., 70  Montana Standard

Oct. 11, 1948-May 18, 2019. Gary passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Missoula, Montana, after spending a wonderful evening with his wife and friends.



Feds To Study Health Risks Of Contaminants In Anaconda  MTPR

A federal public health agency is starting a new investigation to find out if contaminants left behind from a century of copper smelting in Anaconda still.



Larry Michael Briggs Sr., 73  Montana Standard

Dec. 11, 1945-March 21, 2019. Larry Michael Briggs Sr. passed away on Thursday, March 21, in Anaconda after a long battle with brain cancer. He was born on ...



Robert 'Bob' Corkish, 80 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Robert (Bob) Andrew Corkish Jr. was born in Missoula, Montana on June 10, 1938 and passed away from complications of pulmonary fibrosis disease on Dec.



Louis Norton, 74 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

April 19, 1945-May 28, 2019. Louis “Lou” Norton died on May 28, 2019 in Missoula, Montana. Lou was born in New London, Connecticut on April 19, 1945, ...



Rosalyn Marie (Forkan) Applegate, 88  Montana Standard

Nov. 2, 1930-June 23, 2019. ANACONDA — Rosalyn Marie (Forkan) Applegate died peacefully June 23, 2019, at Copper Ridge Nursing Home. She was born ...



Anaconda's holiday calendar full of fun events | Local | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

ANACONDA — Anaconda has a variety of holiday events planned in November and December. They follow:



Anaconda trustees vote 5-2 to close Dwyer Elementary, consolidate schools  Montana Standard

Anaconda school trustees voted 5-2 Tuesday to close Dwyer Elementary School, said Kevin Patrick, the district's business manager.



Anaconda High School Academic All-State Qualifiers | Local Prep Sports  Montana Standard

The following athletes, managers and/or cheerleaders earned a 3.5 or better GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the quarter and also earned a varsity letter in the MHSA ...



Former Anaconda basketball players face rape charges  KPAX-TV

HAMILTON – Two former Anaconda High School basketball players are now facing felony rape charges in connection with an incident happened two years ago ...



Donna Lynn Schafer, 49 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Donna Lynn (Waggoner) Schafer, 49, of Anaconda passed away Saturday morning, April 6, 2019, with her friends and family at her side. Donna was born to ...



Gary Lawrence Beck | Obituaries  The Missoulian

MISSOULA — Gary Lawrence Beck was born on Valentine's Day 1939 in Anaconda, Montana, and passed away surrounded by family on Memorial Day, May ...



Anaconda High School Fall 2015 honor roll  Montana Standard

Amanda Allen, Isobel Barber, Jordan Black, Erin Chapman, Mariah Chenoweth, Riley Cobban, Madison Collinsworth, Nathan Connolly, Sage Eastman, Tyler ...



Jack A. Sletten, 73  Montana Standard

Sept. 18, 1945-Oct. 16, 2018. Jack passed away quietly at home with his wife by his side on Oct. 16, 2018. He was born on Sept. 18, 1945 in Westhope, North ...



Indie film set in Anaconda concludes shooting, features host of local talent  Montana Standard

It's been a heck of a ride for “Mickey and the Bear,” the indie film that was shot in Anaconda this summer.



MT high schoolers will get firsthand look at government during Boys State  KRTV Great Falls News

Almost 100 high schoolers from around Montana are gathering in Helena this week to get a better idea of how their government works.



Enrollment drops in Anaconda schools; district considers closure Monday night  The Missoulian

BUTTE — The Anaconda school district is faced with closing another school or cutting programs as enrollment has dropped to its lowest ever.



Agreement reached on Anaconda Superfund cleanup | Local  Montana Standard

The parties to Anaconda's Superfund cleanup have reached an agreement in principle, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Sunday.



John Roland Smathers, 25  Montana Standard

John Roland Smathers, 25, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 in Billings, MT. He was born on February 14, 1993, the son of Roland ...



AHS students perform "Clue,'' the musical | Entertainment | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

ANACONDA — "Clue,'' the musical, will be performed live onstage at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 15-17, at the Anaconda High School Little Theatre.



MSU Billings Jon Woehl signs 4 Montanans, Spaniard to MSU Billings track and field squad Scott  MontanaSports

((Editor's note: MSUB Athletics release). BILLINGS – Montana State University Billings head track and field coach Jon Woehl continued to add to his roster this ...



Historic landmark Club Moderne burns in Anaconda; see video  Montana Standard

Fire gutted a historical landmark -- the Club Moderne bar, 801 E. Park Ave. -- in Anaconda Monday night.



Bitcoin company one step closer to 'bitcoin mining' in Anaconda  Montana Standard

The bitcoin business striving to build a facility in Anaconda is one step closer to mining for bitcoin gold.



Police blotter: Meth, heroin while on parole; assaulting a woman  Montana Standard

Two Butte residents were arrested Wednesday for allegedly having various dangerous drugs in their residence. According to police, officers went to a home in ...



Butte area students prepare for Montana Tech science and engineering fair  Montana Standard

On a recent morning in the Butte Central elementary and middle school principal's office, Caden Piccin, 12, talked about flowers.



EPA regional boss agrees to push for new Anaconda health study  Montana Standard

The EPA will take a closer look at public health in Anaconda, the agency's regional administrator said Wednesday.



Catherine Ann Bennett, 60 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

On Thursday, December 20, 2018 Catherine (Cathy) Ann Bennett, loving sister and aunt, passed away at the age of sixty. Cathy was born January 24, 1958 in ...



Concert includes Ronnie Riptide & the Tuna-Tones  Montana Standard

ANACONDA — Ronnie Riptide & the Tuna-Tones, featuring the Kowabunga Brass are coming to Anaconda's historic Washoe Theatre on the evening of ...



Anaconda, still rich: A deeper look into this quiet, former mining town reveals a lot of character  The Missoulian

ANACONDA – We don't think Eddie McCarthy can get in trouble telling this story, seeing as how he's been retired for nearly 30 years.



Nicholas 'Nick' Kriskovich | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

On Monday July 10, 2017, the world lost the greatest man on Earth. Nick Kriskovich was born May 24, 1959, in Anaconda to Louis and Theresa Kriskovich.



Parties Reach Conceptual Agreement On Anaconda's Superfund Cleanup  MTPR

Over the weekend, the parties involved in Anaconda's Superfund cleanup reached an “agreement in principle,” meeting the deadline set by the Environmental.



Anaconda finishes second at divsional tourney | High School Wrestling | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Nine wrestling teams converged at Anaconda High School Saturday for the Southern B/C divisional wrestling tournament.



Man shot by Butte police gets suspended sentence  Montana Standard

A judge handed down an eight-year suspended sentence Thursday to a Butte man who was shot in the arm by police after allegedly pointing a rifle at them last ...



George David Remington | Obituaries  The Missoulian

COLUMBUS — George David Remington, former publisher of the Billings Gazette and Helena Independent Record, died peacefully on June 11, 2019.



Anaconda looks forward to new level of competition  Montana Standard

The Anaconda High School football team can definitely say that things will be different this season.



2 Montana men charged with rape in incident 2 years ago  Great Falls Tribune

BUTTE — Two 19-year-old Montana men have pleaded not guilty to charges that they raped a 14-year-old girl two years ago. According to Ravalli County ...



20 Under 40 winners for 2018: Recognizing outstanding young Butte community members  Montana Standard

Here are the honorees in The Montana Standard's second annual 20 under 40 awards. More than 50 nominations from the public were received, and the ...



Ron Russell | Obituaries  The Missoulian

ANACONDA – Ron Russell, 46, of Anaconda, died tragically in an avalanche near Anaconda on Saturday, May 3, 2014. He was born in Gilford, New Hampshire ...



Gossack, Julie C.  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Julie C. Gossack Julie Carpita Gossack, 49, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday morning, June 20, 2019, after nearly a six-year ...



Helen (Charney) Schalk, 57 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

May 8, 1961-Aug. 31, 2018. Helen (Charney) Schalk died unexpectedly at her home in Keizer, Oregon, on August 31, 2018. She was born to Nick and Alice ...



Police blotter: Disorderly conduct; outstanding warrant | Local  Montana Standard

Police arrested Tiffany Cramer, 37, of Butte at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 2800 block of Silver Bow Boulevard for disorderly conduct and obstructing a ...



'We're actually helping the environment': Students clean up Butte creeks  Montana Standard

Roughly 400 students helped clean the banks of both Blacktail and Silver Bow creeks in Butte on Thursday morning.



Butte sonogram operator sentenced for sexual assaults | Crime  Montana Standard

Robert G. Baylor, 62, a Butte sonographer, was sentenced in Deer Lodge district court to six months in the Powell County jail on the first misdemeanor charge of ...



Father John 'Jack' Hunthausen, 91 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

July 25, 1927-March 4, 2019. On March 4, 2019, a brother, uncle, friend, and pastor to all, passed peacefully from Earth in his sleep to his eternal resting place in ...



Farmer Boy Eggs brings a taste of small town Montana to the grocery shelf  Montana Standard

When Alex and Andrew Verlanic started Farmer Boy Eggs in 2016 at their family's ranch in Drummond, they started with just 600 hens. Today they have 3000 ...



Wanted man chased, arrested at East Middle School  Montana Standard

A 33-year-old Butte man was arrested Thursday morning after police chased him several blocks on foot near East Middle School.



Molly Grosvold, 20  Montana Standard

The world lost bodacious vivacious Molly Ann Grosvold, 20, on Sept. 26, 2015. She died in a car accident near Whitehall, Montana. She was born Sept. 19, 1995 ...



Jean Mills, 92 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

ANACONDA — Jean Mills, 92, of Anaconda, passed away June 20, 2013, at Granite County Medical Center, 17 days after suffering a broken hip.



Delbert 'Del' Draper, 75 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Del fought a two-month battle with GBM — a brain cancer — just as he lived his life, with dignity and determination. Despite his best efforts, he died on Thursday,



Gregory Skakles, 69  Montana Standard

Oct. 13, 1947-June 23, 2017. Greg Skakles passed away peacefully on June 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Anaconda to Margaret ...



John Franklin Andrews, 64 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

John Franklin Andrews, 64, went to play drums in heaven for the Good Lord on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. John left this world surrounded by his loving son and ...



Butte, Anaconda Superfund sites on EPA administrator Pruitt's 'emphasis list'  Montana Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency is giving Butte and Anaconda the attention many local critics of the 34-year cleanup say the nation's largest Superfund ...



Danielle Hess Erickson, 28 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Feb. 24, 1989-June 18, 2017. Danielle Erickson, 28, passed away on June 18, 2017 among family and friends. Dani was born Feb. 24, 1989, in South Korea, ...



Art in the Park in Washoe Park draws more than 9000  Montana Standard

Anaconda's Art in Washoe Park wrapped up its 39th annual weekend on Sunday. And according to Copper Village Museum and Art Gallery Director Mary Lynn ...



Margaret “Peg” Gary | Obituaries  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Born and raised in Anaconda MT, Peggy Ruth was the fourth and youngest child of William Henry Casto and Marie (Marcille) Casto. Her sisters Blanche ...



Coach John Cheek, 69 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

June 18, 1948-July 19, 2017. Coach John Cheek finally met an opponent he couldn't beat. After an 8 year battle with prostate/bone cancer John transitioned ...



Discovering their potential: Montana Youth Challenge Academy graduates 40th class, celebrates 20 years  Montana Standard

In the University of Montana Western athletic center on Saturday, dozens of teens in navy graduation robes lined up in a locker room.



Rachel Marie Calder, 27  Montana Standard

Rachel, our beautiful ray of sunshine joined forces with a very special group of angels on Sunday Dec. 6, 2015. Rachel had a heart of gold, she touched the ...



A look at the Copper Kings, Amalgamated, Anaconda  Montana Standard

This column by Floyd Bossard, of Butte, who had a long career in the mining industry, runs periodically. The column, called “Braggin on Butte,'' focuses on ...



Montana Tech selects a new name | Local | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Montana Tech has chosen a new name. Chancellor Don Blackketter has accepted a recommendation from the university's Work Group for Institutional ...



14-year-old from Anaconda kills mountain lion in self-defense  The Missoulian

ANACONDA - It was the big cat's eyes that haunted Eric Boyd.



Kenneth Joseph 'Cookie' Cook, 52 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

On Oct. 14, 2014, the world lost the kindest, most generous, and hard-working man any of us have known, and heaven gained an angel. He was a “Jack-Of-All ...



Bitterroot Forest officials say wildfire season isn't over yet  Ravalli Republic

There have been plenty of opportunities for a large wildfires this summer in the Bitterroot National Forest, but an unusually wet summer has helped firefighters ...



'He was a hell of a newspaperman': Former Billings Gazette, Independent Record publisher dies at 93  Billings Gazette

George Remington lived his life the way he reported the news: with fairness while striving for the truth.



Greg Sturm, 27  Montana Standard

Gregory James Sturm, 27, was born June 25, 1985, the oldest son of James and Tammy Sturm. He was tragically killed in an accident on Feb. 25, 2013, near ...



Updated: Montana Supreme Court rules in favor of Opportunity residents in suit against Atlantic Richfield  Montana Standard

Setting a legal precedent that could affect all of Montana's Superfund cleanups, the Montana Supreme Court ruled in favor of Opportunity and Crackerville ...



Numerous holiday bazaars scheduled in Southwest Montana | Entertainment  Montana Standard

The bazaar season is upon us, and if you are one of those people who like to plan ahead, then this list is a must for you.



New Powell County justice of the peace sworn in  Montana Standard

DEER LODGE — Melissa Gallagher was sworn in as Powell County Justice of the Peace and Deer Lodge City Judge on Nov. 29.



Buzzin' about Butte: Gold discovered in 1864 in Mining City  Montana Standard

Editor's note: Today the Standard launches a column by Floyd Bossard, of Butte, who had a long career in the mining industry. The column, called “Braggin on ...



Beaverhead County Sheriff justified in firing, Human Rights Bureau report says  Montana Standard

An outside investigation into former Beaverhead County Sheriff Frank Kluesner's decision to terminate Mike Miles, a Beaverhead County Sheriff's deputy, ...



Floyd C. Bossard, 88  Montana Standard

The eldest of five children borne to Calvin and Amelia Bossard, Floyd made his appearance on this earth January 24, 1929. He was raised in the Goosetown ...



Lester 'Les' M. Crowe, 65 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Mr. Lester “Les” M. Crowe, 65, left this world on Friday, May 29th, 2015, to fly among the angels with his son, Christian. Les had a laugh that resonated through.



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