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 News    July 18, 2019 

Custom Leather Shop Opens in Broadus

Coyote Valley Saddle Shop opened recently in the old clinic building, located across the street to the west of the Post Office in Broadus. Shop owner Cory Seamann has worked in the custom leather busi...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

Back to School Preparation Includes Vaccinations

Submitted by Darlynn Williams, Public Health Nurse Most parents are diligent about having their babies vaccinated against serious diseases like polio, tetanus, and whooping cough. Unfortunately some parents don’t realize that adolescents also need...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

Landyn Merwin is youngest person to drive a Batmobile

By Clint Young, AKA Batman I first met Landyn in 2018 at the annual 4th of July Brush Reunion put on by Judy & Shorty Brush of Brush Trucking in Miles City. Every year they host a big family...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

Summer Fun Day Scheduled for July 23rd, 2019

The annual Summer Fun Day in the Park sponsored by Powder River Extension with Teen 4-H and 4-H Council will take place Tuesday, July 23rd, according to Extension Agent Julie Riley. “Several 4-H Teens will be on-hand to teach a variety of hands-on...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, July 20, 1989 Broadus well represented at Big Sky games in Billings This small community had the most people per-capita of any town in Montana at the Big Sky State Games in Billings over the past weekend. And, it was well worthwhile for...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

Clean, Drain, Dry!

By Liz Riter Maybe you've noticed new happenings at Powder River Taxidermy? The Powder River Conservation District (PRCD), in conjunction with Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (MFWP) has opened a...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

Commissioners Proceedings

June 28, 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...

 
 News    July 18, 2019 

TRECO 70th Annual Meeting July 20th in Ashland

The date is set for Saturday, July 20, 2019, at St. Labre. Registration begins at NOON with the meal being served at 1 p.m., and the meeting to start at approximately 2 p.m. We will have prize drawings, and you must be present to win. This meeting...

 

100 Year Celebration draws a large crowd to Broadus

The Powder River County 100 Year Celebration, 4th of July, and All Class Reunion were rolled into one big four-day event over the past weekend. Nearly 500 Broadus High graduates registered for the...

 

Wild Weather Continues

Locations near Powderville Receive over 6" of rain in one day Mizpah Creek in July is normally a dry affair, yet on Friday, July 5th, it turned into a raging torrent, after 6 inches of rain fell on lo...

 

Community Healthcare Pilot Project Coming to Powder River County

By Kesa Copps On July 4th, Powder River First Responders announced a Community Integrated Healthcare Pilot Project. This pilot project is one of five in the State of Montana. The PR First Responders are the only volunteer based service to be chosen f...

 

My Powder River Home musical review

By Rebecca Elyse Boman On Friday evening, the home grown musical, My Powder River Home, impressively packed the seats of the Broadus High School auditorium, spilling over into standing room only....

 

Mary Owen Scorches the Freedom Run

By PR Extension Contestants in the annual 4th of July Freedom Run sponsored by the Powder River Trails were in the company of greatness, running with the infamous home grown PRCDHS alumni stand out...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Moses Godwin, Dallas, TX, daytime speeding (86/70) dismissed- improperly filed. Eugene Stephen, Lisle, IL, daytime speeding (93/70) $120. Harold Watters, Billings, MT, driving MV while susp., dismissed by Court, DM...

 

Our Savior's Lutheran hosts Runners for the Cure

Twenty Eight runners from the 4K for the Cure Relay Boston Team arrived at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church on July 2nd to refuel on food and rest, during their run across the country. Pastor Julie Long, who helped host the group, said the runners...

 

Births - Jack Theodore Elgin

Jack Theodore Elgin was born on June 3, 2019 to parents John and Kristy Elgin of Biddle. He was born at 1:00 pm at Spearfish Regional Hospital. Jack weighed 7 lbs 10 oz and was 20.75 inches long....

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Vacation Bible School for kids ages 4 through 5th grade will be held next Wednesday-Friday, July 17-19 at the Boyes Community Center from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. There is no cost to attend. Lunch will be served. Again this year, Our Savior’s...

 

"4K For the Cure" Bicyclists to pass through town

Edit: The group has changed their route, and will not pass through Broadus. This Sunday, July 14th, twenty-nine bicyclists are scheduled to arrive in Broadus to stay overnight at the Lutheran Church. They are the Seattle-bound group of the 2019 “4...

 

Marriage Licenses Issued

Braydon Garrett Traub and Brandi Leigh Killens, Broadus Steven Troy Mills and Amanda Suzann Riter, Boyes Shawn Joseph Ward and Chariot Ann Wonnacott, Hammond Spencer Thomas King, Billings and Jessica Renee Goodwin, Otter...

 

Library Notes

On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial Library are Teresa Rolfson’s Quilts and Bob Janssen’s Turned Wooden Bowls. Two beautiful displays!! Summer Library hours are Monday and Thursday 11 am to 6 pm and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 12 to 5...

 

30 Years Ago

July 13, 1989 Centennial Fourth of July Celebration huge success The Powder River Commercial Club and a huge group of support volunteers, armed only with dedication, perseverance and willingness for hard work, put together a celebration that indeed...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

June 17, 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...

 

Celebrating 100 Years of Powder River County

We've reprinted the front page of the Examiner from 100 years ago. The image didn't translate well from the print to the online version, so you'll have to click on the link below to check out the page. https://www.powderriverexami...

 

June weather was a tad moist

The month of June was a good one in Southeastern Montana. Plentiful rainfall made for high growth potential in crops and grasses, as fields of clover turned portions of the countryside into an expanse...

 

Art Show happening this week

Art & Soul, Powder River County’s own Artisan Society, met recently to finalize plans for the upcoming Art Show and Sale. The Show will be held on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of July during the Centennial Celebration. Hours are 10-6 on Thursday and...

 

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