Articles from the April 25, 2019 edition

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School Board Interviews

A mail ballot has been sent out for two Powder River County District 79J School Trustee positions, to be returned to the school by 8 PM on May 7th. Three residents are running for the two positions: Waylon Billing, Dawn Aye, and Incumbent Trustee...

 

Broadus NRCS Office Welcomes Libby Olson

Courtesy Broadus NRCS Libby Olson is an Eastern Montana native that comes from a strong farming and ranching background. Libby attended Miles Community College where she obtained her Associates...

 

Forest Service seeking comments on draft plan

A Forest Revision Planning Meeting was held earlier this month in Ashland, in order to help gauge public interest in long term planning options for the Ashland Ranger District of the Custer/Gallatin National Forest. Several alternative plans have bee...

 

BillionGraves Cemetery Project

By Katie Ward Would you like to be a part of a project to document all the graves in our local cemetery? And – in the process, help clean up our cemetery before Memorial Day? A BillionGraves Cemetery Event is scheduled for April 29, 2019, starting...

 

Celebrate Screen Free Week April 29th - May 5th

Screen Free Week is April 29th- May 5th, and children, families, and communities around the world will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Unplug from digital entertainment and spend your free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating,...

 

Chamber News

By Jessica Malone Happy Birthday Powder River County! March 17, 2019 marked the centennial of the formation of Powder River County and plans are underway for the big celebration and all school reunion to be held over the 4th of July weekend....

 

Artisan's Society to host workshop by Eileen Nistler

By Lana Smith The Artisan Society, Art & Soul, will be hosting a colored pencil workshop, taught by renowned artist, Eileen Nistler of Upton, Wyoming. Eileen teaches a burnishing technique which results in a work of art that resembles an oil...

 

Franklin D Huckins

Franklin D Huckins, 84, known as "D" and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, died April 14, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, after a serious illness. Born August 5, 1934, at Fort Peck,...

 

Edwin Elkins

A memorial service for Edwin Elkins will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Walker Funeral Home with Chaplain Donny Edwards officiating. Edwin "Ed" Chester Elkins was born on January 1...

 

Darlene Grant

Darlene Grant, age 82, of Sheridan, WY, formerly of Broadus, MT passed away in her sleep on April 17, 2019, surrounded by her daughter and grandchildren who were singing hymns to her. She got to enjoy...

 

Do you have Winterburn on your Evergreens?

By MSU Extension Forestry Specialist Peter Kolb Some years evergreen trees growing in windbreaks or other exposed areas are afflicted with a bad case of spring needle discoloration that ranges from orange to brown or purple. On some trees only the...

 

Subscriptions due in May

Cost is $37 in county, $38 out of county, and $39 out of state. Please mail checks to: Powder River Examiner, PO Box 328, Broadus, MT 59317. If you’d like to save a stamp, feel free to drop payments in the payment box on our front door, located...

 

Deer, Elk Permit Drawing Results Now Available

The wait is over. Hunters can now check the results of the 2019 nonresident combination and elk and deer permit drawing to see if they were successful. To view drawing results online go to MyFWP and click on “Lookup Draw Results, Register for...

 

Montana's special drawing deadlines coming up

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' deadlines to apply for special license drawings is May 1 for bison, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat; and June 1 for the elk B, deer B and antelope license drawings. Resident hunters applying for bison, moose,...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 15

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA -- The Montana Legislature has passed the bill to continue Medicaid expansion, which provides healthcare to about 69,000 low-income Montanans. House Bill 658 continues the...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1989 Broadus teams dominate local invitational meet The Broadus high school track teams did well at their own invitational held here last week. Competing against three other schools, the boys placed first and the girls’ team,...

 

Register Early For The All Class Reunion For A Chance To Win Money!

By Karen Amende Organizers of the All Class Reunion and 100 Year Celebration of Powder River County are hopeful that people attending the event will register. There is no registration fee but we would like to have names and updated addresses for...

 

Golfers compete at Eagle Rock

So far this High School Golf season, snow and cold has hampered many of the events, with several competitions being postponed. Last week the Broadus Golf Team was able to play in the Shepherd Varsity...

 

Whitetop is Early and Noxious

Courtesy PR Extension One of the most difficult noxious weeds to control in our area is Whitetop, possibly because it comes so early, catching us by surprise! It is a perennial, with creeping rhizomes, extending horizontally and vertically, creating...

 

Broadus Air Rifle Competitors Match Scores

Over the winter, a group of shooters competed in the State Air Rifle Postal Match, shooting once a week against competitors across Montana. In the 9-10 year old group, 51 shooters competed statewide....

 

Broadus Track competes at Lambert

The Broadus Track team competed at Sidney Meet in Lambert last week, with the Twilight Meet in Colstrip canceled due to weather. Broadus Head Coach Jerry Coulter said the meet in Lambert was one of the toughest of the year, with competition from...

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Broadus Youth flocked to the Powder River Manor, Courthouse Lawn, and Cottonwood Park last Thursday for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt, as shown in the accompanying photos....

 

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