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BPA Students Compete At Baker

By Libby Nisley, BPA Advisor Both the Junior High and High School BPA students traveled to Baker for a regional contest on Monday, December 6th. The contest boasted around 175 participants from Baker,...

 

School Board Discusses Sportsmanship Of Parents And Fans At December Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Broadus School Board Trustees took place in the auditorium at the high school on Monday evening, with the matter of sportsmanship shown by fans at sporting events forming a central topic for the evening. Earlier this fall...

 

Rankin's Barn Burner In Broadus

My previous column described the violent back-and-forth between stock inspectors and a gang of livestock rustlers in southeast Montana. Much of the excitement was instigated by stock detective Billy...

 

Basketball Teams Play In Jordan

The Broadus basketball teams started conference play last Saturday in Jordan, facing Garfield County's Mustang teams. The Broadus Girls Varsity team came out of the gates with the lead, and kept the s...

 

Gracious Space Was Well... Gracious

By PR Extension Office The Gracious Space Holiday Mixer held last week as a prelude to Big Sky, Big Leadership captured the essence of spirit, setting, inviting the stranger and learning in public ...

 

Library Notes

by Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Head Librarian Barb Mitchell Happy Holidays! Library will be closed December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1, 2022. Recent adult fiction: “The Judge’s List” by John Grisham; “Mercy” by David Baldacci; ...

 

COVID-19 Update

By Powder River Public Health Nurse Darlynn Williams After record breaking months in September and October that each had (55) positive COVID-19 cases in Powder River County, November brought a significant lower number of cases, which gives us hope...

 

November Weather Was Warm And Dry

The weather in Broadus during the month of November was warm and dry, making for pleasant conditions for ranchers but tough hunting for those looking to fill their tags on the ever dwindling mule deer population of Southeast Montana. Broadus received...

 

FWP Seeking Volunteer Trapper Education Instructors

Courtesy MT FWP Every year, a new generation of trappers takes to the mountains and plains of Montana. Those new trappers need training and instruction, not only for safety and ethics, but also on how to truly enjoy the outdoor experience. Montana...

 

A Much Delayed Report On Junior High Volleyball!

By JH Volleyball Coach Raevyn Slovek After finishing the high school season I was finally able to watch our games and take accurate stats. It was nice to revisit the season and remember why this group of young ladies make me so proud! COVID...

 

Superintendent's Report

By Broadus Schools Superintendent Jim Hansen A couple months ago I gave a short presentation to trustees discussing the importance of recognizing we are in the “service” profession. Therefore, I thought it would be an appropriate time to discuss...

 

Dave Vinson

David (Dave) Joseph Vinson - Spintig was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 20, 1955. He contracted pneumonia and passed away in his sleep at Billings Clinic on December 1, 2021. He was born in...

 

Christmas Concert Entertains

The Broadus High School/ Junior High Christmas concert took place the evening of December 9th, in the high school auditorium. Kicking off the show was the Saxophone Ensemble playing "Ding Dong Merrily...

 

Wrestling Team Competes At Glasgow

With a team somewhat short in numbers due to illness of the non-COVID variety, Broadus Head Coach Frankie Schoonover took his team to Glasgow late last week to compete at the 26th Annual Scottie Invitational, with the moniker of Glasgow’s mascot,...

 

Voices from the Past

December 16, 1921 New Officers for American Legion New officers of Powder River Post No. 65, American Legion, elected for the ensuing term are as follows: Ben Johnson, Broadus, commander; Chester Weathers, Epsie, vice commander; Eddie Boyle,...

 

4-H News

The Liscomb Mountain 4-H club met at the Stacey Memorial Hall on October 17th, 2021, for their first meeting of the year. Kassie Hagedorn, Anna Hagedorn, Shyla Madsen, and Ashton Madsen were the members present. Other members who couldn’t be there...

 

Broadus FFA Students Attend National Convention

By Clayton Scott In October, eight members of the Broadus FFA Chapter departed from Broadus for the 94th National FFA Convention and Expo, held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our chosen route allowed stude...

 

Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

Courtesy City of Gillette, WY Winter weather has arrived, but you can still take precautions to prevent frozen and cracked pipes in your home or business! The City Water Division has the following recommendations: • Keep kitchen/bathroom cabinet...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

Monday, December 6, 2021 Chairman Lee Randall called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Office, Powder River County Courthouse. Commissioners Donna Giacometto and John Olson were present. The board read and approved meeting min...

 

Powder River Conservation District Scholarships Available

By Liz Riter The Powder River Conservation District is once again sponsoring college scholarships for worthy recipients. The scholarship deadline is February 1, 2022 and recipients will be notified of their awards by February 15, 2022. Criteria for...

 

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