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PR County Records Second Positive COVID-19 Patient

By Powder River County Health Nurse Darlynn Williams Powder River County Public Health is investigating the second positive case of COVID-19 in the county. (Edit: The second case is no longer active, as of August 25th). A Powder River community...

 
 By Shane Dunning    News    August 27, 2020

The Fateful Ride of Charley Flory

On the early winter morning of January 16, 1927, Charley Flory got on his horse and left his homestead on Anderson Creek near Decker in Southeastern Big Horn County, Montana. He was headed to the hous...

 

Chamber News

By Jessica Malone As the summer winds down we want to wish the students, parents and faculty all the best as they embark on another year of school. It’s quite an adjustment from normal, but we’re hoping for a fun, healthy and productive year!...

 

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Sports Seasons Kick Off This Weekend

Following a meeting last week between the schools in the Eastern C Football Division, the schedules for the upcoming High School Football season were finalized. Broadus will now host Plentywood for...

 

Sue Tarter

My Life Story Written by Sue Tarter Sheila "Sue" Tarter was born October 11, 1957 in Sheridan, Wyoming, to Daniel "Buzz" Tarter and Dorothy "Bit" Alderson Tarter. Sue joined two older brothers, Allen...

 

Pearl Denson

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Pearl Denson passed away at the age of 87 at her home in Sheridan, WY. Pearl was born on May 27, 1933 in Kalispell, MT to Adolph and Marian and Opalka. She spent her...

 

Thomas Barrett

My Love Story to My Husband Thomas Patrick Barrett was born June 11, 1952, to Ella Mae and John Barrett, and passed away on August 18, 2020, at 6:05 a.m., of COVID-19. He was born and raised in...

 

Charles Swope

Ronan - On Friday, August 21, 2020, Charles Willis Swope took his last breath and reunited with his parents Fredric and Ellen Swope, sisters Fern Merritt, Bertha Goethlich, Kathleen Jacobson and...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, August 30, 1990 Scott Sanburn, Two Pat win working horse show Scott Sanburn and Two Pat have won the prestigious Powder River Working Horse Show. The partners garnered 72 points, placing first in two of the nine events at the annual show,...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

August 10, 2020 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting; Rod Schaffer and Lee Randall present, Donna Giacometto, absent. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Lee seconded this moti...

 

Dept. of Livestock Asks Montanans to Remember Swine Import Requirements

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) is asking Montanans to follow all animal import requirements to help protect the health of the state’s livestock industries. Recent packing plant closures throughout the country have...

 

Letters To The Editor

Letter to the Editor: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much change in 2020. As a candidate for Range Telephone Board of Trustees in District II, I have been unable to make myself and my ideas known to the voting membership in a one on one setting....

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Matthew Szczepanski, Bozeman, MT, speeding in restricted zone (84/65) $85. Victor Carrazalez Vargas, Lawrenceville, GA, speeding in restricted zone 49/40 $55. MHP Christopher Davis, Williston, ND, daytime speeding...

 

USDA Stands Up New Team to Better Serve Beginning Farmers and Ranchers in Montana

BOZEMAN, Mont., August 19, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is standing up a new team that will lead a department-wide effort focused on serving beginning farmers and ranchers. To institutionalize support for beginning farmers and...

 

Recyling Center Tips

Volunteers Elder Ah You, Elder Amidon, Elder Ricker and Karen Amende, with cleaning tools in hand, take a break from cleaning the Recycling Center in Broadus last week. The volunteers from the Church...

 

Biting Midges are Present and Biting!

By PR Extension Office Yes – something is biting you! Reports of biting midges, also known as “no-see-ums” are coming into the Powder River Extension Office, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph. These tiny insects can be a nuisance to...

 

Fair Livestock Carcass Contest Results

By PR Extension Office First year 4-H member Reece Emmons had a good Fair. Winning Grand Champion market beef at the Powder River County Fair, wasn't enough; her steer "Stan" then topped the beef...

 

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