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Trap-Neuter-Release program for cats begins in Broadus

By Lynne Pedersen The Broadus Veterinary Clinic has started instituting a trap-neuter-release program for feral cats within the city limits of Broadus. The cats will be evaluated for fitness, spayed or neutered, rabies vaccinated, dewormed, treated...

 

Daffodils now available to brighten up your winter

By Terri Bird Whether or not you received flowers for Valentine's Day, they will be faded by March, so welcome spring in with a burst of sunshine yellow daffodils. The local Cancer Fund/Scramble 4 A Cure Relay for Life team is currently taking...

 

Broadus School Board Met Monday

The Broadus School Board met Monday evening, with a large contingent of the public on hand to discuss various matters relating to the school. During the hearing of the public, a group of parents commented that internet classes should be made more...

 

Truck wreck closes Hwy 212, munitions blown up

A wreck involving three semi-trucks just west of Hammond shut down traffic along Highway 212 for nearly a day. Sunday night at around 9 pm, a ground blizzard caused two semis to wreck and block...

 

Jennifer Bird offers services to four-legged friends

Jennifer Bird first learned about equine massage therapy while attending Montana State University. "The things that therapists could do for a horse always intrigued me," she said. A 2007 Carter County...

 

Sturtz and Amsden wrestle at State

A duo of Senior Hawk Wrestlers, Donovan Sturtz and Troy Amsden, walked in the parade of athletes at the Montana State Wrestling Tournament, last week in Billings. Sturtz and Amsden had qualified for...

 

Basketball teams finish out regular season with wins

The Broadus basketball teams played in their final two regular season games, over the weekend. Both the girls and boys teams traveled to Melstone on Friday, where they were faced with a formidable... Full story

 

PRCDHS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

7th Grade Isaacs, Emma 3.905 McDowell, Ciara 3.809 Mader, Mia 3.792 Zimmer, Cooper 3.708 Barbero, Gracie 3.619 8th Grade Edwards, Alex 3.883 Cain, Lucinda 3.762 Mader, Marcus 3.750 Billing, Lauryn 3.584 Schroeder, Rheanna 3.572 Irish, Sophie 3.542...

 

Superintendent discusses levy election, board vacancies

By Broadus Schools Superintendent Jim Hansen Trustees will need to consider an election resolution for three trustee vacancies and a potential general fund mill levy. However, I do not anticipate the need to run a levy in either the elementary or...

 

Frankie L. George

Frankie Louise Castleberry George, 82 of Gillette, WY, formerly of Broadus, MT, died peacefully in her sleep on February 7, 2019 at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette, WY. She...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

January 31, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion...

 

State Legislative Roundup – Week 5

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism Bill Would Use Coal Money for Affordable Housing Projects The Montana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would use money from the coal severance tax trust fund to pay...

 

Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2019

The 5th Annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be hosted by the Range Riders Museum on Sunday February 24th. Entertainment will kick off at 11:30 am with local talent Angie Dauben and Bob Petermann from Wibaux. They will be performing...

 

Kindergarten Learns about Food Groups with Pizza

The Broadus Kindergarten had a fun afternoon on January 24, 2019 learning about food groups. Liz Riter, Powder River Conservation District, and Elizabeth Emeline, American Bird Conservancy, went to...

 

70 Years Ago From the Examiner Files

While perusing the Montana Historical Society’s excellent quarterly publication, we came across an article about the terrible weather across much of the West and Northern Plains in 1949. Looking back through early 1949 issues of the Examiner, we...

 

What are Fish Doing These Days?

By Bruce Auchly FWP Region 4 Information Officer Ever wonder on a cold, snowy winter day what fish are doing under the ice? The short answer is: about the same as the rest of the year. They breathe, eat and try to avoid being eaten. There are,...

 

Births - Rhiot Graham Patten

The world welcomed Rhiot Graham Patten on January 28th, at 10:31 PM. Rhiot is the son of Karissa Patten, and weighed 9 lbs 5.8 oz at birth. He was 21.5" long. Rhiot's grandparents are Ward and Darcia...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge Update

35 teams!! That’s 140 people AND $1,400 to the top 3 charities. People are walking on treadmills, walking to the post office and several have walked the high school hallways! Darlynn Williams, Mills Movers member said, “We should just be called...

 

Rep. Eric Moore's Legislative Report

Montana's 66th Legislature - Week 5, Taxes Although I sit on the appropriations committee, I take a close interest in Montana's tax policy. Thankfully, Montana has a balanced budget amendment in its constitution, so our spending must be equal to, or...

 

Spring Creek, Mizpah News

It has been awhile readers, since gramma took up her pen and wrote some news! So settle in and lets catch up! Helen Orestad is a resident at Hearts and Home Assisted Living in Miles City. She thanks...

 

The Chairman's Report

My first month as commissioner has come to a close and it has certainly been an interesting experience. We are currently working on many administrative changes in the office. Working closely with the Clerk & Recorder, we are establishing new...

 

Powder River County Claims

January CENTURYLINK $299.70 GLOBALSTAR USA $85.98 HOME DEPOT CREDIT SERVICES* $2,486.39 MID-RIVERS COMMUNICATIONS $275.90 MONTANA DEPT OF REVENUE $35,771.40 POWDER RIVER EXAMINER $910.75 RANGE TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE $2,865.50 TOWN OF BROADUS...

 

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