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Moorhead Bridge closes to all traffic

Last week, state engineers informed the county that the Moorhead Bridge was unsafe for travel. On Thursday, the county made the decision that the bridge would be closed to all traffic, until further...

 

Historical Museum to Honor Volunteers next Thursday

By Ron Talcott, President of PRHM Members and friends of the Powder River Historical Museum please join us to honor the volunteers who have kept the museum open for this season. There will be a recap of events and happenings this year and also some...

 

Sports Booster Tailgate this Saturday

By Tom Minow The Broadus Sports Boosters will be sponsoring a homecoming tailgate dinner this Sat. the 21st at 11:00 a.m. right after the parade. The location is still being determined but will be outside weather permitting or possibly moved indoors...

 

School Board holds September meeting

The Broadus School board met Monday evening for their monthly meeting. The meeting was relatively brief, with a light agenda. The board also had a training session scheduled that evening, which is a yearly event where board members are educated...

 

The 30th Annual Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music and Art Show

Written by Chris Maupin The 30th Annual Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music and Art Show will be held on Sunday, October 6th at the Alzada Community Hall in Alzada, MT. It will be a double celebration as the Alzada Community Hall is 90 years old having been...

 

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Montana, Wyoming Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in four Wyoming counties and neighboring counties in Montana are now eligible to apply for low interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Ga...

 

Court Report

In Powder River County Justice Court Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Gary Tirrell, Lovell, WY, daytime speeding (84/70) $70. Gabriel Richards, Broadus, MT, unlawful transaction w/ children, pled guilty, $285. Nancy Gaskill, Broadus, MT, unlawful...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

September 9, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall, and Rod Schaffer present. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this mot...

 

Ladies Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary held their monthly meeting on September 11, 2019 at the Hall. Before we started our meeting a moment of silence was held to remember those lost in the 911 attacks. We welcomed new member Karen Gunther to our...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, September 21, 1989 Centennial trail drive… Montana yields its treasures Old cowboys are not easily impressed by ordinary social events. And that goes double for such hands as Charles Patten, Powder River County’s Representative on the...

 

Montanans Urged to Consider Not Using E-cigarettes During Nationwide Investigation into Severe Lung Illnesses

The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is urging Montanans to consider not using e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, while an ongoing nationwide investigation is conducted into serious pulmonary illnesses possibly linked to the...

 

Finn Collins Earns Eagle Scout

Finn Collins recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. To earn Eagle Scout, a Scout has to complete a comprehensive set of requirements, including completing over 21...

 

Vital Statistics

Decree of Dissolution of Marriage: Brion Jones and Deborah Jones....

 

PRQHBA Horse Sale draws 351 potential buyers

The Powder River Quarter Horse Breeders Association would like to thank our Consignors and Buyer for helping us make another great sale. It was a hot one, but it didn’t stop everyone from having a good time. We had 78 head of horses go through the...

 

Submit your info for the Music Booster Calendar

By Terri Bird It is time to submit information for the 2020 Broadus Music Booster birthday calendar. If you purchased a calendar in 2019, you will be contacted again. If you did not buy a calendar for 2019 but would be interested in having one for...

 

Volunteer Reading Partners Needed for After School Program

Courtesy PR Extension Service Adult volunteers are needed as reading partners for the annual literacy-based “Bug’s Life” after school program scheduled on Mondays from September 30th to October 28th, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph....

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, September 14, 1989 Seven local swimmers qualified for Nationals Broadus youngsters did extremely well in competition at the Colstrip National Qualifying Swim Meet held late last summer. Seven local swimmers qualified for nationals in 17...

 

Boad Members Re-Elected at TRECO's 70th Annual Meeting

By Gina Vineyard, TRECO Staff Accountant This was Tongue River Cooperative (TRECO), Inc.’s 70th Annual Meeting. We had 94 members sign in for the meeting, with 164 in attendance overall. We gave away more than 25 nice door prizes, of which some...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

August 30, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, and Lee Randall, present. Rod Schaffer was absent for the day. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Lee moved,...

 

August weather was seasonably mild

The August 2019 weather in Powder River County could best be described as "mild". In Broadus, the thermometer didn't break the triple digit mark during the month, in fact we have yet to see a 100-degr...

 

Powder River Memorial Cemetery takes shape at base of Turret Buttes

Headstones Honor Soldiers Buried in Unmarked Graves during Power River Expedition of 1865 By Jaeger Held Twelve memorial headstones were recently placed along the Powder River for American soldiers...

 

Commissioners finalize County Budget

The Powder River County Commissioners finalized the 2019-20 county budget on Tuesday morning. One highlight of this year’s budget is there will be no increase in taxes for local taxpayers. Some other highlights include: approximately $650,000 has...

 

Sports Booster Meeting coming up September 10

By Tom Minow The smell of fall is in the air. The football field has been prepped, the gym has been waxed, it is that time of year again. The Broadus Sports Boosters are having an organizational meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10. in the Family Consumer...

 

High School Rodeo Club seeking sponsors for annual event

By Billie Harms The Broadus Rodeo club is hosting our annual High School, Jr. High, and YRA rodeo on Saturday, September 7th starting at 9 a.m. and Sunday, September 8th at 8 a.m. Along with the rodeo this year on Friday, September 6th at 5 p.m....

 

Court Report

In Powder River County Justice Court Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Ronald Richards, Broadus, MT, possess intoxicating substance under 21- 1st off, pled guilty, $185, 20 hrs CS, MIP course, D/L confiscated for 30 days. Michael Rumph, Broadus,...

 

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