Latest Big Horn County, Montana Stories

2009-04-24 14:25:00

Officials in a Montana city said they are looking to bring former Guantanamo Bay prisoners to a vacant jail in the town. The Two Rivers Authority, the city of Hardin's economic arm, completed work on the 460-bed jail in 2007 but has not received any contracts to open the facility, the Billings (Mont.) Gazette reported Friday. Greg Smith, executive director of Two Rivers, said he has been talking to federal agencies and staff members of the Montana congressional delegation about bringing in...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.