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  • Nativity Scene Collection On Display At Columbus Center in Great Falls

    Darryl L. Flowers, Fairfield Sun Times|Updated Dec 23, 2019

    If you are more of a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas, then you will certainly enjoy "Once Upon a Nativity," a collection of Nativity scenes currently on display and open to the public at the Columbus Center in Great Falls. The collection is result of 30 years of collecting on the part of Carol Olthoff. Well, technically, it goes back to 1964. She has on display the first Nativity scene she and he husband have had, and they have had that piece since '64. Carol first...

  • 'Remembering the Forgotten' burial event held to inter unclaimed remains

    Darryl L. Flowers, Fairfield Sun Times|Updated Dec 4, 2018

    According to, there are 1,454 remains interred at the Lewis and Clark County Cemetery in Helena. Fifty-three of those were added last week during a burial ceremony for unclaimed and cremated remains that had accumulated for over 80 years in funeral homes and even in the coroner's office. The ceremony was called "Remembering the Forgotten." Before the burial, eleven sets of remains were claimed by next-of-kin. Seven were discovered to be veterans, so they were...