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BIG CHANGES AT POWDER RIVER HEALTH

By Sean Hill, PR County Medical Administrator As many of you know, we have been experiencing some profound changes throughout our organization. This includes staff retiring and making change in their personal worlds. We are transitioning through th...

 

Scramble 4 a Cure Draws 144 Golfers

By Tyler Gardner We had a great two days of golf at the 16th annual Scramble 4 a Cure. 18 teams played each day, with 144 golfers supporting our fundraising efforts! The tournament grossed $27,000, th...

 

Elgin Opens The Body Shop Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Kristy Elgin recently hung out her shingle as a private practitioner along the courthouse square in Broadus. The Body Shop Physical Therapy in now open for business in the Brewer...

 

Powder River Memorial Cemetery Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers

A dedication ceremony for the Powder River Memorial Cemetery took place last Saturday. The cemetery honors fifteen US soldiers who died along the Powder River in early September, 1865, during the Powd...

 

Chamber News - August 2020

By Jessica Malone It feels like the 4th of July was yesterday and suddenly it’s already fair time, so the summer is flying by as usual. We were fortunate in celebrating Independence Day at a point where the COVID climate appeared to be improving....

 

Area Youth Compete in Golf Tournament

On Sunday, a group of area youth competed in the Broadus Youth Golf Tournament. Here are the results of the tournament. 6 & under girls: Myla Gatlin, 31; Dolly Randall, 50. 9 & under girls:...

 

USDA Allows Emergency Haying and Grazing on Conservation Reserve Program Acres in PR County

July 31, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Mike Riley today announced that Powder River County is authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres...

 

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $7 Million For Infrastructure Improvements in PR County

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Commerce recently Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $7 million grant to Powder River County, Montana, to make critical infrastructure improvements...

 

Congregate Meals to Begin August 12

Last week the commissioners met with Heather Handran, Pat Ridenour, new Senior Center Director Rita Harden, and Linda Wolfe regarding the budget, Senior Center and Congregate Meals. At this time it was decided to move forward with opening up for...

 

Donald Lee Burley

October 9, 1970-September 28, 2019 Donnie was born at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City, MT on October 9, 1970. He was living in Helena at the Eagles Manor prior to his death. He is survived by...

 

Robert Brownfield

Robert "Bob" Brownfield, 90, passed away July 31, 2020 at his home in Riverton, Wyoming of a heart attack. At his request, no services will be held and cremation has taken place. Bob was born in...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, August 9, 1990 500 on hand for annual Crazy Days Barbeque Another successful Crazy Day, Customer Appreciation Day came and went in Broadus last Saturday. The day, the first Saturday in August, is set aside annually for the Broadus...

 

MHS Unveils Historic Letters as Part of 19th Amendment 100th Anniversary

(Courtesy Montana Historical Society) The letters of three Montana women politicians offer historic insight as the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment in August, which gave women the right to vote. Women’s earliest known r...

 

Letters to the Editor

Something Is Rotten on the PSC There’s a quote from Shakespeare’s Hamlet that goes, “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”. This has come to refer to corruption from the top down in a political body. And so goes the Montana Public...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office William Wash, Broadus, MT, operating vehicle not properly registered, $85. William Wash, Broadus, MT, fail to drive right of roadway, $85. Jordan Frank, San Diego, CA, speeding in restricted zone (45/30) $65....

 

COMMISSIONERS  PROCEEDINGS

July 13, 2020 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with all members present. The meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion carried. C...

 

Veis named to University of Wyoming Spring Semester President's Honor Roll

July 31, 2020 – Riley Veis of Biddle was named to the University of Wyoming 2020 spring semester President’s Honor Roll. Riley is one of 11 students from Montana on the President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly...

 

Rikki Held Named to Colorado College's Dean's List

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (07/30/2020)-- Rikki Held, of Broadus, MT, has been named to Colorado College's 2019-20 Dean's List. Held was a First-Year at Colorado College during the 2019-20 academic year. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.75...

 

Jaeger Held Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor List

GETTYSBURG, PA -- Jaeger Held of Broadus, MT has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2020 semester. Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a...

 

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