SIGN HERE — From the left, Pondera Medical Center CEO Mark Jones and Dr. John Taylor sign the final papers of a purchase agreement for the PMC to obtain his optometrist practice. In the back are Marianne Taylor and Attorney Gale Gustafson. The signing of the papers took place at the law offices of Gustafson. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
Pondera Medical Center CEO, Mark Jones, and Dr. John Taylor, announced on Thursday that the PMC has purchased the optometrist practice of Dr. Taylor.
The business is located on the corner of 403 S. Delaware
Dr. Taylor has agreed to stay on as an optometrist for the PMC until July 1, while a search begins for an optometrist to take his place.
He plans to retire at the end of 2010.
The hometown folks are always interested in who went where and what they are doing now.
Maybe you graduated from Conrad High School, went away to college and found a job on a shrimp boat in Louisiana, hmmm, that wouldn’t be so hot right now.
Or maybe you went, like Carmen DeVries, to teach school in New Guinea, or, maybe you found a new adventure just on the other side of the hill in Missoula or maybe you are serving our great land in the armed services.
FIRST MEET — Makayla Welker, a Minnow swimmer, touches first in the 25 free, her first ever swim meet. Photo for the I-O by Amy Salois
The Conrad swimmers, 38 strong, placed fourth over the weekend at the Bitterroot swim meet.
Team places overall looked like this: 1st Bitterroot, 2nd Columbia Falls, 3rd Shelby, 4th Conrad, 5th Cut Bank 6th Chester, 7th Fairfield, 8th Fort Benton, 9th Glasgow, 10th Chinook, 11th Plains and 12th Malta. There were 289 simmers participating in the swim meet.
Makayla Barringer and Andrea Russell both took home high point honors. Barringer also broke a pool record in the 100m back with a time of 1:19.19. The old record was 1:20.12 which was set in 2005.
Individual and team relay results went like this: