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 By Billy Stuver    News    July 12, 2018

County Compensation Board Meets

The county compensation board met Monday at the courthouse, for a meeting to discuss the salaries of elected county officials. Present at the Board were the three County Commissioners, Darold Zimmer, Donna Giacometto, and Rod Schaffer, as well as...

 
 By Billy Stuver    News    July 12, 2018

4th of July events draw a crowd

The 4th of July Parade, put on the by the Chamber of Commerce, and led by Grand Marshal Charlie Barbero was a very well attended event this year, with Pete Wenzel and Julie Collins providing MC...

 

Golfers enjoy Farm in the Dell Scramble for Fun

Fifty duffers got together to support a good cause and to have good fun at the Powder River Farm in the Dell 6th annual Golf Scramble this past Saturday. It was obvious that there was a whole lot of...

 

Ardith Jean Rost

Ardith Jean Rost (Zimmer), of Sonnette, MT, found peace at St Vincent Hospital in Billings, MT on July 5, 2018 at the age of 77. Born September 24, 1940 to Jerome and Rose Zimmer (Kosterman) in... Full story

 

Susan Randall Moxey

Susan Randall Moxey, age 73, passed away at her home in Sheridan, Wyoming, on Friday, June 29, 2018. Susan was born in Miles City, Montana, on March 22, 1945, to Douglas and Lucille Randall of... Full story

 

Minors Little League Season Comes to an end

We just concluded our Powder River Minors Little League with a tournament Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Bill Bahny Cubs won the tournament beating Mills Auction Service 18-9, and beating Chaznline Red Sox...

 

Freedom Run Winners Announced

Thirty-six people, two babies in strollers, two dogs and one bicyclist ran or walked the Freedom Run held in Broadus on a cool 4th of July morning. The 27th annual event was won by Joan Jilka. Jilka...

 
 By Billy Stuver    News    July 12, 2018

Several small fires start over the weekend

Broadus VFD firefighters responded to several fires over the weekend, most of which were started by lightning from storms on Friday night. On Saturday, a 4.5 acre fire was doused on Butte Creek, in the southern end of Powder River County, on Russ...

 
 By Billy Stuver    News    July 12, 2018

Fairly slow 4th of July Holiday for Sheriff's Office

The Powder River County Sheriff’s Department had a fairly uneventful 4th of July week, according to Sheriff Allen Drane, Jr. Deputy Brenden Stevenson arrested an individual on a felony warrant out of Yellowstone County during a traffic stop, a...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office John Hobson, Broadus, MT, drive while susp/revoked, dismissed w/o prejudice by Court. Joshua Brown, Broadus, MT, strangulation of partner, dismiss w/o prej. by Co Atty, ref. to DC. Joshua Brown, Broadus, MT,...

 
 By Billy Stuver    News    July 12, 2018

Notes on the Online Paper

Several questions have been brought to The Examiner’s attention regarding the new online version of the paper. The online version of the week’s paper will come out on Fridays, barring any technical issues. The current plan is to make PDFs of the...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

June 18, 2018 All commissioners were present for a regular meeting and having heard no public comment on the day’s agenda, the board proceeded to oversee county business. Marty Drane, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, reported they are working on...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Mr. Editor, Having just set out a yard sign for John Tester, I decided to write a letter to further express support and confidence for this 3rd generation farmer, community leader, and citizen who is serving our State and Nation as a U.S....

 

Nitrate Testing Available for Forages

"One would think that if there was ever a year that nitrate levels would not be a concern, this would be it," stated Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. "However," she added, "we are seeing some...

 

18 Cousins, Descendants of Powder River Pioneers hold Family Reunion

Descendants of Thomas and Georgie Hopkins Wetherelt, Powder River County pioneers, held a reunion June 22, 23, 24 at the Fairgrounds in Forsyth, Montana. Thomas and Georgie had 10 children who lived...

 

Babylonian Blast!

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 July 16-20 and make memories of their own. This is a free...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, July 14, 1988 1988 Fair Book dedicated to Emmons A picnic in the park Saturday night honored Charley and Doris Jean Emmons as recipients of the 1988 Fair Book Dedication. Nominated by the Sam Russiff family, the Emmons were congratulated...

 

Chamber Chatter

The Powder River Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture wants to take this time to remind all about the upcoming fair and festival in the park; it will be on the 10th and 11th of August. Anyone interested in setting up a booth in the park can go to the...

 

MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUED

Malachi Irwin Emmons and Savannah Sabrina Timmerman, Volborg, MT....

 

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