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 By Shane Dunning    News    August 27, 2020

The Fateful Ride of Charley Flory

On the early winter morning of January 16, 1927, Charley Flory got on his horse and left his homestead on Anderson Creek near Decker in Southeastern Big Horn County, Montana. He was headed to the hous...

 

Chamber News

By Jessica Malone As the summer winds down we want to wish the students, parents and faculty all the best as they embark on another year of school. It’s quite an adjustment from normal, but we’re hoping for a fun, healthy and productive year!...

 

Subscriptions Due in September

Annual cost is $38 in county, $39 out of county, and $40 out of state. Please mail checks to: Powder River Examiner, PO Box 328, Broadus, MT 59317. We will also mail an invoice as a reminder. Feel free to drop payments in the payment box on our...

 

Sports Seasons Kick Off This Weekend

Following a meeting last week between the schools in the Eastern C Football Division, the schedules for the upcoming High School Football season were finalized. Broadus will now host Plentywood for...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, August 30, 1990 Scott Sanburn, Two Pat win working horse show Scott Sanburn and Two Pat have won the prestigious Powder River Working Horse Show. The partners garnered 72 points, placing first in two of the nine events at the annual show,...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

August 10, 2020 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting; Rod Schaffer and Lee Randall present, Donna Giacometto, absent. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Lee seconded this moti...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Matthew Szczepanski, Bozeman, MT, speeding in restricted zone (84/65) $85. Victor Carrazalez Vargas, Lawrenceville, GA, speeding in restricted zone 49/40 $55. MHP Christopher Davis, Williston, ND, daytime speeding...

 

Recyling Center Tips

Volunteers Elder Ah You, Elder Amidon, Elder Ricker and Karen Amende, with cleaning tools in hand, take a break from cleaning the Recycling Center in Broadus last week. The volunteers from the Church...

 

Fair Livestock Carcass Contest Results

By PR Extension Office First year 4-H member Reece Emmons had a good Fair. Winning Grand Champion market beef at the Powder River County Fair, wasn't enough; her steer "Stan" then topped the beef...

 

Fall Sports Preview

The fall sports season is just around the corner, and with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools across Montana have had to adjust their sports programs in response to the virus. We talked to Mike...

 

Moose Spotted During Football Practice

Assistant Football Coach Cass Zimmer spotted a bull moose spying on the Broadus football practice, last Saturday morning. While the team was preparing to snap the ball, Zimmer said he looked up and saw the moose crossing from the clinic to behind the...

 

Dropbox at Post Office to Return Following Construction

As we reported several weeks ago, the collection box at the Post Office in Broadus has been removed temporarily for construction on the sidewalk outside the post office. According to personnel with the USPS, when the work is complete the box will be...

 

VFW Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The 1595 VFW Auxiliary met August 12, for our regular meeting at the VFW Hall. To comply with COVID regulations social distancing was in place. The members felt we had a successful fair even with all the health issues of the times. W...

 

MSU Extension suggests estate planning tools for owners of pets, service or companion animals

BOZEMAN — Whether companion animals, service animals or pets, animals play an important part in the lives of many Montanans. According to Montana State University Extension, animal owners can use estate planning tools to ensure their pets continue...

 

Visit Southeast Montana Elects New Executive Committee Members

Courtesy Visit Southeast Montana The Visit Southeast Montana Board of Directors elected new members to its Executive Committee in June. Jeff Ewelt, Executive Director of ZooMontana has been elected...

 

50 Years Ago

We were not able to locate a copy of the paper from 30 years ago, so are reprinting some news from the Thursday, August 20, 1970 issue. 4-H’ers Spend Week in Canada during Exchange Trip by Mary Janssen Early Monday, July 21, 46 4-H’ers left...

 

Marriage Licenses Issued

Caleb J. Howe, Thermopolis, WY, and Makinna Renee Higgins, Olive Steven Ray Stoddard and Julie Kay Emmons, Broadus David John Barbero and Hayle Joan Trucano, Broadus...

 

FFA in the Park

By Alex Edwards On June 15, members of the Broadus FFA chapter met at the park. With almost half of all the members present, the meeting was also a reunion for students after the school year was cut short. With June 15 being close to member Marcus...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Peter Bull, Milton, VT, speeding in restricted zone (40/30) $55. Adam Behren, Minneapolis, MN, speeding in restricted zone (79/65) $65. Marcos Angeles-Cardozo, Everett, WA, speeding in restricted zone (53/40) $65....

 

Commissioners Proceedings

July 20, 2020 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with all members present. The meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion carried....

 

Powder River County Claims

July 2020 Globalstar USA 86.50 Incontact Inc. 446.25 Powder River Examiner 976.50 Range Telephone Cooperative 3307.50 Town of Broadus 2283.07 1st Bank 20.00 ABC Glass & Signs 20.00 Ace Radiator LLC 384.04 Action for Eastern Montana 520.00 Advanced...

 

July - Another Month of Hot and Dry

The US drought monitor places a large portion of Powder River County in the D2 or Severe Drought category, the area roughly corresponding to the land which falls between the Powder River and Little Powder drainages. This is the only portion of...

 

Melissa Ashley Wins Working Horse Show

Melissa Ashley from Forsyth was the winner of the Powder River Working Horse Show, held last Thursday in Broadus. Melissa and her horse Little Bay won first place in five of the nine events at the...

 

Intense Bidding at 4-H Silent Auction at PRCF

By PR Extension Office No bargains here! Thirty-two items created by 4-H members were for sale during the annual Silent Auction at the county fair, a testament to the fine craftsmanship and quality...

 

Feathers and Fur are Part of the Fair

By PR Extension Office Poultry, dogs and cats were exhibited at the County Fair this year. Each show had two invested and earnest exhibitors, making the judges work for their wages. The Champion...

 

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