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Andy Andersen stands in front of his barbershop, which opened at the new location in 1970. Andy has been barbering for over 60 years in Central Montana. It is the longest-running business under the same ownership in the town of Stanford. Photos by Melody Montgomery

01/27/2022 - 2:44pm
The sign for parking spot reserved for Don (Andy) Andersen says “B.S. His Self,” an abbreviation for the Barber Shop owner, but perhaps also a bit of a light-hearted inside joke. Andy can certainly weave many humorous tales. Andy has been been...


Athlete and loyal friend Tycee McVicker

During last weekend’s game against the Tri-City Titans, Denton-Geyser-Stanford Lady Bearcat Tycee McVicker seeks and sinks a layup. Photo courtesy of Sherry Berg/Rimrock Photography

01/27/2022 - 12:00am
Even though she is an eighth grader, Geyser’s Tycee McVicker is currently playing varsity basketball (No. 31). “There are not a lot of players, so the eighth graders become subs,” said the 5’2” athlete. Tycee has been playing basketball since fifth...


Mr. Smith and Senate Filibuster

Bob Brown

01/27/2022 - 12:00am
One of the great motion pictures of all time was the 1939 Academy Award blockbuster directed by the legendary Frank Capra called Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. The movie was based on an unpublished manuscript by Lewis R. Foster with the title, “The...