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 News    June 30, 2022 

Moorhead, A Struggle By A Dam Site

For good or ill, the Powder River has always been regarded as different from the other tributaries of the Yellowstone. The river's very name originates from the sediment that flows in its water. "A mi...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Lyman And Anne Amsden Are 4th Of July Parade Grand Marshals

Longtime local pillars of the community Lyman and Anne Amsden will be honored as Grand Marshals of the 2022 4th of July parade, at 11 am on July 4th around the courthouse square. In keeping with the...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Broadus Set To Celebrate Independence Day

By Jessica Malone “Willing to Serve” is the theme for our 2022 4th of July celebrations in Broadus! The Broadus Volunteer Fire Department is marking the 100th anniversary of their formation in Powder River County so please join us in celebrating...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Johnson Takes The Reins As New EMS Director

Adam Johnson is the new Emergency Medical Services Director for Powder River County, after beginning the role last week. The EMS Director position began last year, following the county's acquisition o...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Powder River County Claims

The following is a list of expenses from the county departments, as submitted by the Clerk & Recorder’s office and approved to be paid by the PR County Commissioners for the month of May, 2022. State of Montana 113805.37 Capital One Trade Credit...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Subscriptions Due In July

Annual subscription 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...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Church Notes

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH To Enable Believers/To Build Relationships/To Win the Lost Thursday, July 2nd - 5:30 pm Encouragement and Fellowship Gathering for all ladies – Dinner provided Sunday, July 3rd 9:00 am – Service in the Park – Bring Lawn...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Voices From The Past

June 30, 1922 Bentonite Goes to $24 per Ton Numerous deposits of bentonite are to be found in Powder River County and are known to exist generally throughout southeastern Montana and with the announcement that this mineral clay has been given a new...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

VFW Auxiliary Members Attend State Convention

By Annie Brimmer Four Auxiliary 1595 members attended the 100th State Convention in Billings June 16-18th. Those members attending were Patti Brix, Molly Lloyd, Sue Richards and Annie Brimmer. The National Auxiliary President, Jean Hamil, was also...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Commissioner Proceedings

Thursday, June 9, 2022 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. Commissioners approved minutes from the...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Service in the Park July 3rd 9:00 am

By Tom Herzog Area churches will be hosting a community service at the Cottonwood Park on July 3rd. Broadus Assembly of God Church, Faith Bible Church and Our Savior Lutheran Church will host a time of music and a message recognizing Independence...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

Senior Happenings

By Senior Center Director Tammy Jackman Hi everyone I just wanted to get into the habit of writing monthly so you can stay informed of the comings and goings at the Senior Center. First of all Rita has resigned from the position of director here at...

 

Quilt Show To Be Held

By Pat Ridenour The Stitch and Chatter Quilt Club has decided to sponsor a rather simple quilt show. It has been 4 years since our last show, and we have had inquiries as to the next show. The show will be held Monday, July 4th at the Faith Bible...

 

Swimming Pool Now Open

By Libby Nisley, Pool Manager The pool is open for business and some nice updates have been made to the facility. It was a bit chilly for swimmers early on, but I am hopeful our heating will be fixed as I write this article and the system should be g...

 

Broadus VFD Receives Donation For Future Firehall

Garryn Tvedt and Norm Bellows from Northwest Farm Credit Services presented a $50,000 check to the Broadus VFD recently. This money will be used to pay for architectural design (required by the...

 

Runner Stops Through Broadus During Coast To Coast Journey

Greg Nance, an ultramarathon runner who is running his way across the country stopped through Broadus last week. Nance is currently running an average of 47.25 miles per day from the shores of the...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Mark Meek, Hutchins, TX, speeding in restricted zone (48/40) $55. Henry Bailey, Puyallup, WA, speeding in restricted zone (80/65) $65. Raiden Aurand, Biddle, MT, MIP/tobacco (1st off.), pled guilty, fined $135, 8 h...

 

Voices From The Past

June 23, 1922 Bridge on Little Powder is Saved Volunteer workers from Broadus and nearby points saved the steel bridge across Little Powder River near the Pemberton ranch from being washed out while the river was at its height the latter part of...

 

Primary Election Details

Statewide voter turnout for the June 7, 2022 primary election was 39.2%, with 291,511 voters casting ballots in the election, out of 743,666 registered voters in MT. In comparison to previous...

 

Some Local Offices Closed For Juneteenth

Federal offices will be closed in commemoration of the Juneteenth holiday, on Monday, June 20th. The post office will also be closed on Monday, as will Yellowstone Bank. State and local government offices will remain open on that day. The Juneteenth...

 

4-H Camp Needmore...A Long-Standing Tradition

By PR Extension Office "My grandmother went to 4-H Camp Needmore [when she was around the same age]," stated one of the Powder River County's twenty-one campers on the trip over to Ekalaka. "Will...

 

Sign up for the Freedom Run set for July 4th

By PR Extension Office Bring friends and walk or run the 4th of July Freedom Run. The 5-mile run/walk begins at 7:00 a.m., and the 1-mile run/walk begins at 8:00 a.m. Both races start on the west side of Cottonwood Park in Broadus. Registration...

 

Broadus Third Glass Class Attends 29th Annual Conservation Field Day

By Liz Riter On May 24th the third-grade class and their teacher, Mrs. Rogge, met a crew of presenters by the Little Powder Bridge on Talcott's Ranch to learn about conservation. There were twelve sta...

 

Wally Badgett To Receive "Saddle of Honor" Award

By Derrick Calhoun, Star Staff Writer, courtesy Miles City Star Miles City's Wallace Kirk "Wally" Badgett will be receiving the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame "Saddle of Honor" award on Aug. 20....

 

Voices From The Past

June 16, 1922 High School Building Cornerstone Laying With favorable weather prevailing, a public celebration will mark the laying of the cornerstone of the building in Broadus to be used for high school purposes. This important event will be held...

 

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