A suspect, that was just apprehended in Shepherd, is being transported to a vehicle after a days events of robberies, thefts and crash that started in Huntley and ended in Shepherd at Osness Rd and Frey Rd. Sheriff Mike Linder had not been able to identify the suspects at the time these pictures were released. (Jonathan McNiven photo)
UPDATE: Two names Mark Alexander Stief, 20, and Bryce Leconte Adams, 20, were booked in the Yellowstone County Detention Facility Monday evening, according to records on the website.
SHEPHERD — Two suspects were arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly breaking into a home in Huntley, fleeing the scene and crashing at Osness and Frey roads.
Sheriff Mike Linder said Monday that he was unable to identify the two men, who were arrested after someone called in a report of “a couple of suspicious people walking in the area.”
One of the men had a warrant seeking his arrest on another charge, Linder said.
He said he had few details as the arrests had just happened.
“They’re still out there with them read more
Originally published in the 9/15/17 print edition of YCN. LOCKWOOD — An open house to update the community on the progress of the Billings Bypass will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-7:30 pm at the Eileen Johnson Middle School Commons … read more
Originally published in the Yellowstone County News 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. SHEPHERD — Former state legislator Wesley Prouse has been released from jail after pledging to produce court-ordered financial documents in the illegal campaign funding case against him. … read more
by Judy Killen-Originally published in the print edition of Yellowstone County News. HUNTLEY — With the “Operation Round Up” program launching this month, YVEC general manager Brandon Wittman would like to remind co-op customers that the program is totally voluntary. … read more
Originally published in the 6/2/17 Yellowstone County News print edition. SHEPHERD — Jerky is back on the shelf at S & T Project Meats, and the Huntley-based business went back into the production of jerky this week. State inspectors demanded … read more
Originally published in the 5/26/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. SHEPHERD — Spring is peak jerky season. So, for S&T Project Meats to suddenly have their jerky – their best-selling product – recalled by the government and to be … read more
SHEPHERD — A culvert that failed led to a sinkhole 20 feet deep that closed Pinto Drive for several days. Tim Miller, director of the Yellowstone County Department of Public Works, said water flowing though the failed culvert eroded the roadside … read more
Originally published in the 5/12/17 print edition of the Yellowstone County News. Officials at Independent School are still holding their breath, even though the count of one provisional ballot broke the tie vote on their mill levy. Nothing is official … read more
Originally published in the print edition 5/5/17 of Yellowstone County News. SHEPHERD — Several new trustees will join the Shepherd School Board at its next meeting. Shane Flowers received the most votes with 373, followed by Shane Rekdal with 294 … read more
Originally published in the print edition 4/21/17. WASHINGTON – America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by … read more
Magic bullet for the outdoors? The U.S. Army looking for a biodegradable bullet to cut down on current rounds that can corrode and pollute soil and water. Stipulation is new ammo contain seeds that produce food for animals without any ill … read more
Originally published in the print edition of the Yellowstone County News. SHEPHERD — Scott M. Carter will be the new superintendent of the Shepherd School District. Carter, a superintendent in the Queets-Clearwater School District in Washington state, is scheduled to … read more
Originally published in print edition of Yellowstone County News -by Evelyn Pyburn SHEPHERD — A plan being developed for ambulance service in the county could mean that 70 percent of the rural population of Yellowstone County would be within 10 … read more
by Judy Killen-originally published in the 1/6/17 print edition of YCN. WORDEN — The new fire station planned for Huntley may also house ambulances for the proposed countywide ambulance service. Lance Taylor, chief of the Worden Volunteer Fire Department … read more
HUNTLEY — Class B football across Montana will look a lot different next fall. Last week, the Montana High School Association approved a realignment that removes 11 schools from Class B. Libby and Ronan will move up to Class A. … read more
Originally published in the print edition of Yellowstone County News Newspaper-by Judy Killen SHEPHERD — The “Lift up the Leisers” fundraiser at the Vermilion Ranch raised almost $84,000 to help the Leiser family with medical costs and help their 10-year-old … read more
Originally published in the print edition of the Yellowstone County News-by Judy Killen HUNTLEY — A few months ago, they competed for rival high schools and cheered on the Mustangs and Red Devils. Now, recent graduates Hyrum Hanson of Shepherd … read more
by Jonathan McNiven- Yellowstone County News Shepherd School District was evacuated Monday evening after a bomb threat was reported. Yellowstone county sheriff’s officers ordered that all remaining students and faculty in the school evacuate. Yellowstone County Sheriff’s deputies first … read more
SHEPHERD — Irrigation district workers on Tuesday found a decomposed body in an irrigation canal near Mailbox Road. Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said Wednesday that authorities were still trying to identify the body and were checking missing persons reports to … read more