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FWP to hold Open House in Broadus

On Tuesday, October 22nd at 7 PM, Montana FWP will hold an open house at the Sagebrush Inn, in Broadus, to discuss a pronghorn study, as well as to answer questions about the CWD Management zone. Biologist Ryan DeVore will be on hand to discuss the...

 

Volleyball team wins Ekalaka tournament

The Broadus volleyball team won three well played matches at the Ekalaka tourney last Saturday, to take home first place in the tournament. Broadus first faced Ekalaka, which had been split into two...

 

Sheriff's Department hires new deputy

The Powder River County Sheriff's Department has hired a new deputy. Last week, Ayche (pronounced like the letter "H") Draine donned his vest for the first time. If Ayche's last name sounds familiar,...

 

Taming the Beast

Local Rodeo Legend Jess Lockwood has had an active fall, placing well in PBR Events and winning 15/15 Bucking Battles. Lockwood went into last weekend’s event in Greensboro, North Carolina second in world points, and emerged on Sunday a little the...

 

Moonlight Walk Showcases the Fit Trail

By PR Extension Service "I've lived in Powder River County for 41 years, and this is the first time I've been behind the B-Hill," explained a participant of the Moonlight Walk. Thanks to Boo Crane,...

 

Community Singers Invited to Sing with High School Choir

By PR Extension Service The community is invited to join the high school choir in their performance at the Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 5th, 7:00p.m. Three practice sessions will be held on three Thursdays in November during choir...

 

Blood Drive coming up October 24

Vitalant will be holding a community blood drive in Broadus, on Thursday, October 24th. The event will take place at the Community Center, from 2:45-6pm. If you have any questions about the blood drive, please contact Sue Richards at 436-2896. You...

 

Burton "K" Huckins

Burton "K" Huckins, age 85, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2019 at his home in Miles City. K was born on August 5, 1934 with his twin brother Franklin D...

 

Bob Hopkins

Robert "Bob" Chester Hopkins passed away on October 8th, 2019, he was 76 years old. He was born on October 7th, 1943 in Broadus, MT to Hubert and Phyllis (Taylor) Hopkins. He is survived by his...

 

Hawks suffer tough loss to Lodge Grass as season comes to a close

"The game against Lodge Grass was rough," Broadus Coach Ross Randall commented on the Hawk loss, which sealed the Hawks' fate for the season. Broadus hosted Lodge Grass last Friday evening, with...

 

Williams travels to Australia

In June of this year, current Broadus High School Senior Callie Williams went on the trip of a lifetime, traveling to Australian with Down Under Sports. This organization hosts tournaments in Australi...

 

Broadus FFA competes at Ekalaka, Billings

By Erick McConnon The Broadus FFA Livestock and Range teams recently went to Ekalaka to compete in this year's district events. The livestock team composed of Callie Williams, Chalee Harms, Kaydin...

 

Bowling Results

Wicked Wednesday Entertainment 10-2-19 High team games: Two Earleys, 348, Jerri & Lori, 282, Dawn & Who?, 269; high series: Two Earleys, 865, Jerri & Lori, 746, Dawn & Who?, 722. Individual games: Tracie Earley, 182, Sarah Earley, 166, Lori Stokes,...

 

Superintendent's Report

Each August I try to identify some goals to accomplish during the upcoming school year. This year the goals included 1) replace the antiquated roof membrane on the high school, 2) negotiate a contract with the teachers this fall for the 20-21 and...

 

Black bear season now closed in bear management unit 700

By MT FWP By order of the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission, the hunting of all black bears in Bear Management Unit 700 will close one-half hour after sunset on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. To check Montana’s black bear harvest in quota areas, go...

 

Drop your unused prescriptions off on drug take back day

By PR Extension Office Celebrate National Prescription Drug Take Back Day by taking any or all unused prescriptions to the Take Back box located in the hallway outside the Powder River County Sherriff’s office in Broadus. The 18th National Prescr...

 

UM Poll: Most Voters Don't Know Montana Once Had Two US House Districts

MISSOULA – The University of Montana Big Sky Poll recently asked participants “What is the highest number of U.S. Representatives that Montana has ever had?” Only 39% of respondents answered correctly with two. Although Montana currently has...

 

Broadus Driver License Station will be closed for state-wide training

The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is closing the Broadus Driver License Station located at 101 S Lincoln Ave on Oct. 22 and Nov. 5 for state-wide employee training. Once a year, MVD brings employees across the state together to ensure up-to-date...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, October 19, 1989 Burglars hit Jean’s Montana Café Investigation by the Powder River County Sheriff’s Department into the October 8 burglary of Jean’s Montana Bar & Café is continuing, but to date no solid leads have developed. “At...

 

Cowboy Hall of Fame Legacy Inductee Announced

Recently the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame announced their 2019 class of inductions. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates nominated by the general public, and were chosen for the...

 

School Board meets for October meeting

The Broadus School Board met Monday evening for their October meeting, with all members present. Mike Richards, Activities Director, informed the board of the HS Football game forfeit to St. Labre, due to a minimal number of players able to play the...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

(Ed: The August 26 and 28 minutes published here are out of order with previously published minutes. We just received these minutes on Tuesday.) August 26, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall, and Rod...

 

Letters to the Editor

Hi Billy, My thoughts about the death of K Huckins. TRIBUTE Kemo Sahbee. For a time this is how K Huckins and I tagged and greeted each each other. We borrowed the term from one of the oft-recurring Lone Ranger fads. This one during the 1950s, a...

 

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