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South of the Border: Willie Miller: Sugarbeeter/Game Warden in the Sweet Grass Hills

 

September 9, 2020

Stopped on a two track with the Sweet Grass Hills in the background, Montana Game Warden Willie Miller checks land maps via a computer from his pickup. Miller started his career with Montana's FWP in March, 2018. A native of Chinook, he graduated from CHS in 2010. He and his family (wife Jordan and son Rhett) live in Chester.

After moving to Whitlash I asked the postmaster, "Who's the Game Warden up here?" thinking that might be an interesting story since big game hunting was underway. She said, "A guy named Willie Miller" and handed me his business card. Then I remembered Willie, he's the youngest of the eight children of Perry and Pauly Miller in Chinook.

On opening day of the 2020 upland bird season I rode with Willie as he toured part of the East Butte complex checking and visiting with hunters in the field. We ended our tour at the Broken Mountain Campground west of Whitlash where a group of hunters were c...



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