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May rains provide a sense of hope

May delivered a nice shot of rain for most of the area, brightening hopes that the year will not turn into a complete disaster, with looming drought and the spectre of grasshoppers on the horizon....

 

Swimming Pool to open Sunday

The county swimming pool is set to open this Sunday, June 6th, according to Pool Manager Libby Nisley. This year, the pool will open from 7 AM to 10 AM for adult swim and water aerobics, followed by regular swimming sessions from 11 AM until 8 PM,...

 

Local law enforcement engages in high speed pursuit

A high speed pursuit along Hwy 212 ended in one man being tazed and pepper sprayed, last Friday night. The pursuit began around 10 PM, after Powder River County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to pull over Jacob Dreyer of Portland, Oregon, for a...

 

Schaffer medals at State Track

Ten members of the Broadus Track Team competed at the State Meet, May 28th and 29th in Missoula. Broadus Head Coach Jerry Coulter wrote the following article about the team's performance at the State...

 

Memorial Day ceremony held

VFW 1595 Post Commander Devin Boman salutes the grave of Charles H. James, for whom the VFW post is named, during the Post's Memorial Day ceremony, held Monday at Valley View Cemetery. Also...

 

Chamber News

By Jessica Malone School’s out for the summer and we’re wishing all the students, teachers and faculty an enjoyable summer and sending our congratulations to the graduating class of 2021! Students of all ages and adults alike will want to check...

 

Broadus Class of 2033 graduates kindergarten

The Broadus Kindergarten Class finished their first year of school last week. During the ceremony, each student received a diploma and gifts, and each student presented their family with a gift they...

 

Monitor Alfalfa for Pests

By PR Extension Office This year there is a double threat for alfalfa growers, according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. In addition to alfalfa weevil, which are a chronic problem for...

 

John Roberts Mobley

John Roberts Mobley, 85, died peacefully at home the afternoon of May 27, 2021 with daughter Meg and wife Dee nearby. Having survived both lung cancer and vocal cord cancer, he was unable to...

 

In the Halls of Higher Learning

Locals found on college honor rolls, dean’s lists, and students graduating college this spring are listed below. If you know of someone we’ve missed, please contact us and let us know. RMC’s 2021 Spring Semester Dean’s List and High Honors...

 

Final Grasshopper Suppression Meeting Scheduled for June 8th

1-5 pm Broadus Community Center By Powder River Extension Office The most recent update to the rangeland grasshopper suppression program through APHIS is discouraging news with no increase in federal funding, according to Gary Adams, Director of...

 

Anchored! Faith Bible VBS – June 8-10

By Tom Herzog One of the great memories for so many of us as children is Summer Vacation Bible School. It is our hope that children in the Broadus area will be able to attend the Faith Bible Church VBS June 8-10 and make memories of their own. This...

 

Voices from the Past

June 3, 1921 Valuable Violin totally wrecked A 400-year-old violin, owned by Mel Miller, musical composer of East Fork, this county, was totally demolished when a saddle horse Miller was riding tripped with him and in falling crushed the instrument...

 

Catchweeds are Catching Attention

By PR Extension Office A nuisance weed, Catchweed (Boraginaceae), has recently been cussed and discussed in the last few weeks, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph. “Reports are that the catchweed is about 4” tall,” said Rumph. “It is...

 

Our Savior's Lutheran Vacation Bible School, June 8-10 in Boyes

By Julie Long Vacation Bible School for kids, ages Kindergarten-5th grade will be held next Tuesday-Thursday, June 8-10th at the Boyes Community Hall from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Preschoolers and toddlers are welcome if accompanied by a parent or...

 

Church Notes

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH Pastor Tom Herzog Sunday, June 6th - Pitch-in following Service, VBS decorating to follow June 8th – 10th - Vacation Bible School Sunday, June 13th - Communion during service 6:00 p.m. Church service @ Powderville w/ Pitch-in...

 

Elementary Track Meet Results

100 Meter Race continued from last week. Fifth Grade Boys – Lucas Capp, Braydn Stoddard-Terrill, Landyn Merwin, Hunter Stanton, Brock Gali, Grayson Murdoch, Dylan Roberts, Max Grant, Kade VerWolf Sixth Grade Girls – Ava Landa, Shaylee Bilbrey,...

 

Resource Advisory Committee searching for members

Bozeman, MT, May 27, 2021— The Custer Gallatin National Forest is recruiting volunteers to fill two vacancies on the 15-member Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee (RAC), with a deadline of July 1, 2021. The Southern Montana RAC covers...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Charles Pena, Janesville, WI, speeding in restricted zone (80/65) $65. Isaiah McMullan, Biddle, MT, tobacco, alt. nicotine or vapor- possess or consumption- 1st off., pled guilty, $135, 8 hrs CS. Elizabeth...

 

A Lifetime of Service

By Julie Riley If you know Lyman Amsden, you know that he is a very proud Navy veteran, that he has been Broadus' mayor for over 25 years, that, as an electrician, he has wired many Broadus and...

 

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