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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.

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Anaconda High to hold public forum Wednesday on possible co-op with Butte Central  Montana Standard

The Anaconda school board will hold an informational public forum on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at the Anaconda High School Little Theater ...

Anaconda's Center for Excellence to host annual Art and Science Fair on Friday  Montana Standard

On Friday afternoon, the Lawrence P. Noonan Center for Excellence students are set to show off their art, science and social studies projects to the Anaconda ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eleanor Ivankovich, 96 | Obituaries |  Montana Standard

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

Helen Turtle, 98 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

Vera Jean Bossard LeClaire Dick | Obituaries  The Missoulian

ANACONDA — Our beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on February 12, 2019. It was a beautiful day when she passed, ...

Dale Strommen, 46 | Obituaries |  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.

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.

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.

Gary Wayne 'Jake' Jacobs Sr., 70 | Obituaries |  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.

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.

Larry Michael Briggs Sr., 73 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

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.

Louis Norton, 74 | Obituaries |  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, ...

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 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.

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.

Donna Lynn Schafer, 49 | Obituaries |  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 ...

John Roland Smathers, 25 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

Charlotte Marie (Keenan) Mulske, 79 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

Donald Allan Snow, 59 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

Anaconda's Christmas stroll, tree-lighting begin with Santa's arrival  Montana Standard

ANACONDA -- Pleasant winter temperatures are predicted for Anaconda's Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Stroll set for Friday, Nov. 24, at the Anaconda ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Rodney Lee “Rod” Keele | Obituaries  The Missoulian

HAMILTON — Rodney Lee “Rod” Keele, 72, of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019, due to injuries sustained in an ATV accident. He was born Sept.

George David Remington | Obituaries |  Billings Gazette

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

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. The students are the ...

Helen (Charney) Schalk, 57 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

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 |  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.

Hunthausen, Father John F. "Jack" | Obituaries |  Helena Independent Record

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 Heaven with the Lord he.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Molly Grosvold, 20 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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 ...

Remington, George David | Obituaries |  Helena Independent Record

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

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Coach John Cheek, 69 | Obituaries |  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 ...

Jean Mills, 92 | Obituaries |  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.

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 ...

John Franklin Andrews, 64 | Obituaries |  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 ...

'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.

Gregory Skakles, 69 | Obituaries |  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 ...

Danielle Hess Erickson, 28 | Obituaries |  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, ...

Sheehy, John Maurice | Obituaries |  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.

Kathleen Frances (McKernan) Crider, 37 | Obituaries |  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 ...

Kenneth Joseph 'Cookie' Cook, 52 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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 |  Montana Standard

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

Jack Nicklaus returns to Anaconda | Golf News |  Montana Standard

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

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 ...

Greg Sturm, 27 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

Data tracking of Montana students on the upswing; raises privacy concerns  The Missoulian

HELENA – At Anaconda High School, students with a smart phone or computer can tap into the school's data system to check their attendance, assignments and ...

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.

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 ...

Rachel Marie Calder, 27 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Floyd C. Bossard, 88 | Obituaries |  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 ...

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.

Be Brave: MSU Billings senior Vanessa Stavish closes career with late mother in mind  Montana Sports

(Story by Evan O'Kelly, MSUB Athletics). BILLINGS – Let Vanessa Stavish talk to you about bravery. Bravery is believing in somebody when they're up against ...

Unionism in Butte mines contributes to city's fascinating history  Montana Standard

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

Meet St. James Healthcare's orthopedic physicians | |  Montana Standard

Here are profiles on the orthopedic physicians at St. James Healthcare:

For State Auditor: Jesse Laslovich, Democrat | |  Helena Independent Record

Age and Birthdate: 35, Oct. 3, 1980. Place of birth: Anaconda. Education: Anaconda High School, 1999; received a bachelor's in political science with high ...

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 | Local News |  Ravalli Republic

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

Super Spadeas: Montana Standard sports honorees of Fall 2015  Montana Standard

At least once per week from September through November, the Montana Standard regularly published "Super Spadeas," super short highlight features on local ...

Missoula Gives: County-wide fundraiser kicks off Thursday for local nonprofits  The Missoulian

Missoula County's largest fundraiser of the year kicks off Thursday, and it promises to be a frenzied civic crowdfunding event that promotes local philanthropy ...

Obituaries, Debra 'Debbie' Sue Denzer, 60  Daily Inter Lake

Debra “Debbie” Sue Denzer passed away surrounded by her family on Feb. 21, 2014, at Northwest Hospital in Seat.

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