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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 ...



Vera Jean Bossard LeClaire Dick, 86  Montana Standard

Jan. 1, 1933-Feb. 12, 2019. Our beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on February 12, 2019. It was a beautiful day when she ...



Father John 'Jack' Hunthausen, 91  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Clue comes to life as musical at Anaconda High School  Montana Standard

Watch your favorite characters from the board game CLUE come to life in "Clue, The Musical,'' at Anaconda High School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday ...



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 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 School Board wants Mitchell Stadium addressed  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 Superintendent's Leave  newstalk955.com

A Montana school administrator has been placed on leave following an inappropriate text message sent to a former student. Anaconda Police Chief Tim Barkel ...



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.



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 approves new alternative learning center  Montana Standard

On Wednesday night, the Anaconda School Board chose to move ahead with starting an alternative learning center for high school students.



Charlotte Josephine Converse, 78  Montana Standard

Charlotte Josephine Converse, 78, was born in Anaconda, Montana on January 10, 1941. She entered Heaven's gates on January 10, 2019. Charlotte passed ...



Anaconda crowd, hungry for Superfund details, gets only a few  Montana Standard

The negotiators to Anaconda's agreement on cleanup made their mission accomplished announcement before a frustrated crowd of about 50 residents ...



Anna Torney, 80  Montana Standard

Anna Pia (Orrino) Torney was born to Alfred and Emma (Martelli) Orrino on June 21, 1938 in Cantalupo Nel Sannio, Compobasso Molise province, Italy.



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 ...



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.



Robert ‘Bob’ Corkish, 80  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.



Agreement reached on Anaconda Superfund cleanup  Montana Standard

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



Local robotics teams compete in Bozeman, introduce students to STEM fields  Montana Standard

On a recent Wednesday night at Anaconda High School, a small group of teens gathered around a square, pen-like area on the floor of a science classroom.



Anaconda High School Spring All-State Qualifiers  Montana Standard

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



Charlotte Marie (Keenan) Mulske, 79  Montana Standard

March 3, 1939-Nov. 26, 2018. Charlotte passed away Monday, Nov. 26, after spending the weekend in comfort care at St. James Hospital in Butte. She had been ...



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 ...



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.



Helen (Charney) Schalk, 57  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 ...



John 'Jack' Coll Campbell, 88  Montana Standard

Jack Campbell was born to Kate and Arthur Campbell, Dec. 6, 1929. He was raised in the Mill Creek area and later moved into Anaconda. He attended ...



Anaconda principal on leave pending texting investigation  KTVH

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



Film set, shot in Anaconda to premiere at SXSW  Montana Standard

The film “Mickey and the Bear,” set and shot in Anaconda, has been included in a major film festival's competition.



Anaconda school district's new tech center moving foward  Montana Standard

The Anaconda school district has broken dirt on the new Roosevelt Technology Center to the tune of $2 million.



Feds Ready To Share Health Study Plan With Anaconda Residents  MTPR

This week, federal, state and local public health officials will be in Anaconda to update residents on their plan for studying health concerns related to.



Anaconda's holiday calendar full of fun events  Montana Standard

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



Donald Allan Snow, 59  Montana Standard

Dec. 22, 1959-Jan. 6, 2019. Donald Allan Snow passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at his home in Great Falls. He was born Tuesday, December 22, 1959 in ...



Bill Riddle Hursh, 89 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

April 28, 1929-Jan. 19, 2019. Bill Riddle Hursh left this life peacefully on Jan. 19, 2019 at the Big Sky Senior Living Facility in Butte, Montana. Bill was born on ...



Catherine Ann Bennett, 60  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Anaconda High School moving to Class B | Local | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Beginning in the fall of 2015, Anaconda High School athletics will move to Class B.



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 ...



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 ...



Kathleen M. Papich, 91  Montana Standard

Kathleen Papich, 91 years old, died peacefully in Anaconda on Jan. 4, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends.



Deer Lodge and Anaconda set to face off in divisional volleyball tournament  Montana Standard

After losing its first set by 10 points, the Anaconda Copperhead girls' volleyball team snapped into action. The team rallied in the second set and beat the Bigfork ...



Anaconda schools get tested for lead and arsenic  Montana Standard

After 34 years, Anaconda's schools will get tested for both lead and arsenic, said Anaconda-Deer Lodge Chief Executive Bill Everett.



20 under 40: Outstanding young Butte community members honored  Montana Standard

Twenty movers and shakers from communities throughout southwest Montana were honored Monday to commemorate their inclusion in this year's Montana ...



USU track: Mia Estes, niece of Aggie legend Wayne Estes, has created her own legacy at Utah State  Deseret News

When Mia Estes visited Utah State and Cache Valley on her recruiting trip, she immediately fell in love. As much as she loved it, though, Estes did not want to ...



Montana gym rankings: No. 4 - Anaconda | Prep Sports: Basketball | billingsgazette.com  Billings Gazette

This summer, I embarked on a quest to find Montana's best high school gyms. I toured some of the best – based on feedback I received on Twitter and other.



John Allen Rusinski, 68  Montana Standard

On July 28, 2016, John Allen Rusinski passed away at his residence in Opportunity.



Nicholas 'Nick' Kriskovich  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.



Anaconda super to retire  Montana Standard

ANACONDA -- Superintendent Tom Darnell plans to retire in June, and the district says it will use his last school year to address major problems plaguing the ...



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 ...



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.



MHSA executive director Mark Beckman named NFHS president-elect  MontanaSports

(Editor's note: National Federation of High School Associations media release). Mark Beckman, MHSA executive director. INDIANAPOLIS — Mark Beckman ...



'We’re there to help': Being a State Farm agent runs in Mike Paffhausen's family  Montana Standard

Mike Paffhausen grew up in the State Farm Insurance culture. His dad has been with the agency for about 40 years.



Montana Tech selects a new name  Montana Standard

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Anaconda to acquire high-speed fiber-optic network  Missoulian

As early as March students in Anaconda will be able to access faster internet thanks to a fiber-optic network that's being installed by Fatbeam – an Idaho-based ...



Commissioner candidates in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County  Montana Standard

Here are the commissioner candidates in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County: DISTRICT 1. Blake Hempstead. Age: 41. Address: 803 W. Park Ave., Anaconda.



Anaconda family to take in Women’s March on Washington  Montana Standard

An Anaconda couple will take in the Women's March in Washington D.C. Saturday, the day after the inauguration – while the Montana Women's March proceeds ...



Coach John Cheek, 69  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 ...



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 ...



Mineral Independent - Local News, St. Regis, Superior students receive safety gear  Clark Fork Valley Press

On Sept. 5, the St. Regis Industrial Technology class received safety equipment as part of the Safer Montana Equipment Grant Program. (Photo courtesy of ...



Arneson’s Final Round; Anaconda wrestling coach to retire after 27 years  Montana Standard

ANACONDA —Jerry “Arnie” Arneson has been practically eating, sleeping and breathing wrestling since he was a child.



Sheehy, John Maurice  Helena Independent Record

John M. Sheehy, 75, of Owego, NY walked into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at home surrounded by his family.



Bulldogs split with Anaconda, Troy  Polson Lake County Leader

The Mission High School boys basketball team split two games against Troy and Anaconda.The Bulldogs defeated T.



Anaconda votes to keep Bill Hill as basketball coach  Montana Standard

ANACONDA – The Anaconda Public School Board of Trustees voted Wednesday night to reject the recommendation that boys' varsity basketball coach Bill Hill ...



John Franklin Andrews, 64  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 ...



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.



Evans hired as Anaconda girls' basketball coach  Montana Standard

Brian Evans has been hired as the girls' varsity basketball coach at Anaconda High School, athletic director Allen Green announced on Tuesday.



Kenneth Joseph 'Cookie' Cook, 52  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 ...



Noted MIT economist Lester Thurow with Anaconda roots dies at age 77  Montana Standard

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who addressed the challenges and consequences of a global economy and once said he just wanted “to ...



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 ...



Annual Witches Charity Ball raises money for local charities in Butte  Montana Standard

A group of women parades along Main Street in witch costumes on Friday evening for the 4th annual Witches Charity Ball. Colleen Riley, the founder of the ...



Danielle Hess Erickson, 28  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, ...



Numerous holiday bazaars scheduled in Southwest Montana  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.



$3.5 million FedEX facility expansion underway west of Butte  Montana Standard

Construction is underway on a $3.5 million project to expand Butte's FedEX Freight facility in the Montana Connections Business Development Park west of ...



Anaconda Stroll button featured  Montana Standard

This is the winning design for the Anaconda Christmas Stroll 2016, created by K. Bailey Bancroft, a student at Anaconda High School. Ellie Deeks is the art ...



Jack Nicklaus returns to Anaconda  Montana Standard

ANACONDA – Members of the Anaconda High School golf team had never been more nervous in their lives.



Errin Jane Selensky-McDonald, 34  Montana Standard

Errin Jane Selensky-McDonald, 34, was taken too soon from her family and friends on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at the Anaconda Commu-nity Hospital, ...



The Tippin A Glass Cafe is the latest to close in Butte's Plaza Mall  Montana Standard

Yet another tenant has closed its doors in the Butte Plaza Mall.



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, ...



Lucille T. Massey, 83 | Obituaries | mtstandard.com  Montana Standard

Lucille Theresa Lewis Massey passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at St. Patrick's Hospital in Missoula.



Mia Estes, Niece of Aggie Legend Wayne Estes, Has Created Her Own Legacy While at Utah State  Utah State Aggies

May 18, 2018 LOGAN, Utah - When Mia Estes visited Utah State and Cache Valley on her recruiting trip, she immediately fell.



Local choirs record for Montana PBS  Ravalli Republic

Two Bitterroot Valley school choir recorded “Celebrate America Across Montana” for Montana Public Television and will be on television and online streaming ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bill Speltz: It's a wonderful life for former Lady Griz Hurley  Missoulian

Time is the ultimate gift we'll all receive on Christmas Day.



Principals hired for North, East middle schools  Great Falls Tribune

Great Falls Public Schools officials announced the hiring of two new principals Friday. Brad Barringer will take over as the principal of North Middle School.



Maury Cook begins process of turning around Lady Bulldogs  Montana Standard

After a pair of tough seasons, Butte High girls' basketball turned to one of the area's most successful coaches in recent memory, Maury Cook, to try to turn around ...



Butte High increases graduation rate, nearly even with state  Montana Standard

The proportion of Butte High School students who graduated increased last year -- but the number dropping out also went up slightly. The good news: the ...



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 ...



Angela McLean stepping down as Montana's lieutenant governor  The Missoulian

HELENA – Angela McLean plans to step down as Montana's lieutenant governor to take a job with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, leaving ...



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 ...



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.



Kathleen Frances (McKernan) Crider, 37  Montana Standard

Kathleen Frances (McKernan) Crider, 37, was born April 27, 1978, to Nancy Rose Conwell and Frank LaForest. She attended and graduated Anaconda High ...



Butte High tabs Maury Cook as girls' basketball coach  Montana Standard

The man behind the best girls' basketball teams at Anaconda High School will now look to turn around the struggling girls' basketball team at Butte High ...



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