Category Archives: Cascade County

All Cascade County judges decline lawsuit over zoning board appointments, no hearing set

Judge Elizabeth Best officially recused herself this afternoon from the lawsuit filed against Cascade County over zoning board appointments. Judge Greg Pinski has declined to hear the case, according to court clerks. Judge John Kutzman and Judge John Parker have also declined the case. Now the court is looking for another judge outside the county to take the case, according

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Two inmates deaths in Cascade County Detention Center

Two inmates at the Cascade County Detention Center died on March 10, according to a release from Sheriff Bob Edwards. These were two separate incidents and roughly four hours apart, Edwards said. One of the deaths is consistent with a suicide and the other appears to be from natural causes. Both were pronounced dead at Benefis Hospital. The Montana State

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More challengers file for Cascade County commission seat

The filing period for Cascade County elected positions closed at 5 p.m. Monday. Here’s the list of candidates: Sheriff Bob Rosipal, Republican  Rosipal files to run for Cascade County sheriff  Jesse Slaughter, Democrat GFPD officer running for sheriff George Kynett, Democrat Kynett files in Cascade County sheriff’s race Bob Edwards, Democrat, incumbent Bob Edwards intends to seek a third term

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Bob Edwards intends to seek a third term as Cascade County sheriff, faces three other candidates

Bob Edwards is seeking a third term as Cascade County sheriff, but has not yet filed the paperwork. He said on Saturday that he plans to file with the elections office on Monday, before the 5 p.m. deadline. Edwards is running as a Democrat. He’s challenged by Jesse Slaughter and George Kynett on the Democratic ticket and Bob Rosipal who’s

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Lawsuit filed over ZBOA criteria, appointments

Ryan Villines, an applicant for the county’s Zoning Board of Adjustment, has filed a lawsuit against Cascade County and the County Commission regarding the criteria for the lone remaining vacancy. [View the complaint] The criteria, released in February, violates his rights to individual dignity, the right to participate and access to government, among others, the complaint alleges. Villines is seeking

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