SUNSET ON THE PRAIRIE — This spectacular shot of the sunset was taken last Tuesday just north of Conrad. The tips of the clouds appeared to look like they were brushed with color to complete this gorgeous site to see. I-O Photo by Barb Endler
Technology is a wonderful thing and today, because of the vast improvements in digital cameras, they are almost like TVs, cell phones and personal computers, everyone has one.
And because of that The I-O is inundated with digital photographs. It has come to the point that standards for digital photographs need to be set to insure the highest quality production for the newspaper.
Resolution must be at least 200 dpi at reduction size. A chart of widths is available on the I-O website at www.theindpendentobserver.com .
We prefer to work from the original camera file or scan.
ROYAL COURT — The Royal Court from the high school prom on Saturday were, from the left in front are Amber Stenson, Queen Kara Bandow, Taylor Johnson and Olivia Campbell. In back are Kyle Ellis, King Grant Grubb, Johnny Schlosser and Sam Knobel. Photo courtesy of Timeless Photography
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
The District 10 administration listened when Conrad spoke out and asked them to go after tournaments when the new gym was complete.
Not only did they listen, they have successfully snagged three tournaments. Every year as the weather begins to turn, a curious ailment spreads across northcentral Montana.
The thump of basketballs and volleyballs on the hardwood, the unmistakable squeak of sneakers on the floor and the roar of home crowds in gyms are signs that post-season round ball fever is with us.
RECEIVES GRANT — Nikki Linn is the recipient of a $1,000 financial grant to assist her with the expense of her upcoming People to People trip this summer. The grant is from the Thomas E. Gianarelli Memorial Trust. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
Shari M. and Todd E. Gianarelli, the trustees of the Thomas E. Gianarelli Memorial Trust have announced that Nikki Linn of Conrad is the recipient of a $1,000 grant to assist her with the expense of her upcoming People to People trip during this summer.
The Trust was formed by the parents of Tommy Gianarelli with funds donated after his death to provide financial assistance to young people wishing to attend the People to People ambassadorship program.