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 News    March 26, 2020 

The Preliminary Trial of Ray Tarbell

A local history column, written by Historian Shane Dunning. Shane may be reached at [email protected] In 1909, newspapers such as the The Sheridan Post called it “the question of the range.” It was a euphemism for the political,...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Coronavirus Closures Expand

As the COVID-19, or novel coronavirus expands across the country, local businesses and government entities continue to respond to the menace. As of Thursday evening, Montana had 90 cases of...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

POWDER RIVER COMMUNITY ENDOWMENT FUND GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

By Kelda Page It is that time again for local community organizations that are making efforts to carry out existing projects or implementing new projects and activities, to submit a PRCEF grant application. Applications can be picked up at the MSU...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Steps For Charity, Week 7

No Step for a Stepper – You got this Powder River County! Our country, our community has come together to fight this pandemic. Social Distancing is what we can do and have done to help fight and...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Chamber of Commerce provides list of options for businesses affected by virus

By Jessica Malone We’re living in trying times. Although there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Powder River County as of Monday, even our remote location is feeling the economic impact of this outbreak. With many businesses closed, cattle...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

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 News    March 26, 2020 

Feeling Stressed? Help is Available!

By PR Extension Service MSU partners to launch website to share resources and solutions for farmers and ranchers under stress… A team of Montanans known as the Montana Farm/Ranch Stress Prevention Advisory Council is working to create a new websi...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

A message from Clerk and Recorder Cynde Jo Gatlin to the citizens of Powder River County, regarding the courthouse closure.

The Powder River County Clerk and Recorder's office would like to inform the citizens of Powder River County of the services that are being offered in our office during this time of courthouse closure. While the courthouse is in closure status, our...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, March 29, 1990 Powderville by Mrs. John Davidson Ron Giacometto of Belle Creek and Larry Earl McGill were Sunday afternoon and evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McDowell and children. A good showing of patrons gathered at...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Fact or Fiction?

Courtesy Darlynn Williams, PR Public Health Nurse Coronavirus COVID-19 is not a manmade weapon. There is no credible information to support this claim. Researchers are trying to find the exact source of the virus but all indications point to bats a...

 

County Readies for Coronavirus

Update to How COVID-19 will affect Powder River County. By PR County Health Officer Sean Hill & PR County Health Nurse Darlynn Williams Currently there are no confirmed cases in or around Powder River County. As of the publication of this...

 

Covid-19 causes local closures and cancellations

Editor's Note: We will attempt to update the online article as we hear of more changes. Please contact us if you hear of more local closures. New information will be added throughout the week, at the bottom of the article. On Monday, we spoke with lo...

 

Community Integrated Healthcare and First Responders News

By Shane Copps The CIH is in full swing and seeing residents of Broadus. We are helping keep families together, helping the elderly stay at home longer and doing our best to make people feel better in their own home. We are working under an apprentic...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

This pedometer works well! It’s been washed a couple times and dropped several, but it continues to track my steps, explained Tammy Van Tine, BACKPACKERS team member. Duane and Debbie Talcott, Cancer Tramplers team members, tracked their steps in...

 

Teddy Roosevelt Reprisor to Visit PR County

EDIT: As of Friday, this event has been cancelled with hope to reschedule at an undetermined future time. By Jessica Malone “Teddy is ready for Broadus!” says Joe Wiegand, the nation’s premiere reprisor of historical figure Theodore Roosevelt....

 

Photos of Past Fairs Needed!

By PR Extension Office The 2020 Powder River County Fair scheduled for August 4th – 7th will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year, according to MSU Powder River Extension County Agent Mary Rumph. “We are interested in old photos from...

 

Former Belle Creek School Burns

Public Reminded of Fire Danger The former Belle Creek School, now a residence and shop owned by Jerry Lei, burned down in late February. The PR County Sheriff’s Department says the Fire Marshal looked at pictures of the burned building and there...

 

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

By Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. Submitted by PR Extension Office “After cancelling the MSU Extension Arthritus and Tai Ji classes provided by MSU Powder River County Extension and contacting the loyal participants, the following article certainly...

 

PR Congregational to temporarily halt services

Beloved Friends and Members of Powder River Congregational, May Christ’s grace and peace be with you in this troubling and confusing time. This year during Lent, we find ourselves in the wilderness. Like our ancestors of faith, we must journey...

 

Our Savior's Lutheran Halting Services Through March

A message from Julie Long, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Pastor We are all navigating these new and uncertain waters of the COVID-19 pandemic and we are all in this together. God has been and always remains with us through whatever is going on in...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Gincent McMullen, Atlanta, GA, speeding in restricted zone (57/30) $105. Steve Smith Jr, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, speeding in restricted zone (94/65) $105. Ben Franciosa, Fitzgerald, GA, speeding in restricted zone...

 

Powder River County Claims

February 2020 Globalstar USA 86.30 Incontact Inc. 358.55 Powder River Examiner 1281.25 Range Telephone Cooperative 2932.30 Town Of Broadus 2253.51 1st Bank 311.00 Alderman Oil Co. 39516.47 Alimed Inc 182.64 Allbridge 609.58 Amazon.Com Credit 243.16...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, March 22, 1990 Carroll new Historical Society president Ann Carroll was elected president of the Powder River Historical Society during the organization’s recent annual meeting, held in the newly remodeled Western Reading Room of the...

 

Contributing to Underage Drinking is a Bad Idea

Submitted by PR Extension Office Prom, graduation and brandings have often been associated with a “party” atmosphere during which underage drinking can occur. The Powder River County Youth Issues Coalition would like to remind adults of the per...

 

Annual Health Fair Coming Up in April

Annual Powder River Health Fair to be held on Thursday, April 23. By Kerry Gardner Powder River Health Fair is 23 years strong and this service is available to any and all in Broadus and surrounding areas. We are offering the same blood tests as in...

 

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