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Assessor's Office to close at end of month

The Assessor’s Office in Broadus is set to close at the end of February. The closure of the Broadus office comes at the tail end of a spate of closures across the state, due to a budget hit for the Montana Department of Revenue. The majority of...

 

Annual Powder River Health Fair Coming Up April 11

By Kerry Gardner Powder River Health Fair is 22 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 the last couple of years, please call 436-2651 to reserve a time or...

 

Powder River Conservation District, NRCS Gathering Local Input

By Shanna Talcott The Powder River Conservation District and Broadus Natural Resources Conservation Service encourage Powder River County agricultural producers to participate in the upcoming Local Working Group meetings. The purpose of the LWG...

 

Cold and snow

Around a foot of snow dropped on portions of the county over the weekend, with areas to the south and east showing the most accumulation. The bottom then fell out of the thermometer on Monday night,...

 

Senior Center Recruiting for Work Program

The Powder River Senior Center is recruiting participants for the Experience Works program. Experience Works is a national, nonprofit organization operating the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) in 45 Montana Counties. Funded...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

Have photos of you or your team members STEPing for Charity? Share them on FACEBOOK on Powder River Trails Facebook page or INSTAGRAM at #prstepsforcharity! 5 STAR ROUSTABOUT is another five star business that sponsored 4 teams! They chose the...

 

Montana Historical Society Seeks Nominations For History Awards

The Montana Historical Society is seeking nominations from across the state to honor the people who are the backbone of local and state history. Every community has a person, or an organization, to whom they turn with questions about the history of...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 6

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism As Montana lawmakers consider overhauling the state’s DUI laws, the Montana Highway Patrol wants to dispel myths about blood alcohol levels. Last week, the Highway Patrol...

 

70 Years Ago

While perusing the Montana Historical Society’s excellent quarterly publication, we came across an article about the terrible weather across much of the West and Northern Plains in 1949. Looking back through early 1949 issues of the Examiner, we...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Courtney Dalton, Lake Country, BC, nighttime speeding (81/65) dismissed, LE failed to notify of mandatory appearance. Vinroy Dodd, Sayreville, NJ, daytime truck speeding (72/60) $105. Melody Conboy, Tallahassee,...

 

4-H News

People in the club brought items for the care packages. We are going to go to demonstration day. We decided to go to the Billings zoo. We aren’t going to have any meetings in March. The club is going to do highway clean up in April. We made...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Estate of Carl R. Phillips, Etal, Patricia Phillips, Etal to Patricia Phillips, Statement of Acknowledgement, T3S, R47E, Sec. 20, SE4SE4, TRACT OF LAND CONTAINING 3.161 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, COS #123238. RLRB, LLC to Rock Creek Ranch, LLC, Correction...

 

Trap-Neuter-Release program for cats begins in Broadus

By Lynne Pedersen The Broadus Veterinary Clinic has started instituting a trap-neuter-release program for feral cats within the city limits of Broadus. The cats will be evaluated for fitness, spayed or neutered, rabies vaccinated, dewormed, treated...

 

Daffodils now available to brighten up your winter

By Terri Bird Whether or not you received flowers for Valentine's Day, they will be faded by March, so welcome spring in with a burst of sunshine yellow daffodils. The local Cancer Fund/Scramble 4 A Cure Relay for Life team is currently taking...

 

Truck wreck closes Hwy 212, munitions blown up

A wreck involving three semi-trucks just west of Hammond shut down traffic along Highway 212 for nearly a day. Sunday night at around 9 pm, a ground blizzard caused two semis to wreck and block...

 

Jennifer Bird offers services to four-legged friends

Jennifer Bird first learned about equine massage therapy while attending Montana State University. "The things that therapists could do for a horse always intrigued me," she said. A 2007 Carter County...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

January 31, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion...

 

State Legislative Roundup – Week 5

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism Bill Would Use Coal Money for Affordable Housing Projects The Montana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would use money from the coal severance tax trust fund to pay...

 

Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2019

The 5th Annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be hosted by the Range Riders Museum on Sunday February 24th. Entertainment will kick off at 11:30 am with local talent Angie Dauben and Bob Petermann from Wibaux. They will be performing...

 

70 Years Ago From the Examiner Files

While perusing the Montana Historical Society’s excellent quarterly publication, we came across an article about the terrible weather across much of the West and Northern Plains in 1949. Looking back through early 1949 issues of the Examiner, we...

 

Births - Rhiot Graham Patten

The world welcomed Rhiot Graham Patten on January 28th, at 10:31 PM. Rhiot is the son of Karissa Patten, and weighed 9 lbs 5.8 oz at birth. He was 21.5" long. Rhiot's grandparents are Ward and Darcia...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge Update

35 teams!! That’s 140 people AND $1,400 to the top 3 charities. People are walking on treadmills, walking to the post office and several have walked the high school hallways! Darlynn Williams, Mills Movers member said, “We should just be called...

 

Rep. Eric Moore's Legislative Report

Montana's 66th Legislature - Week 5, Taxes Although I sit on the appropriations committee, I take a close interest in Montana's tax policy. Thankfully, Montana has a balanced budget amendment in its constitution, so our spending must be equal to, or...

 

Spring Creek, Mizpah News

It has been awhile readers, since gramma took up her pen and wrote some news! So settle in and lets catch up! Helen Orestad is a resident at Hearts and Home Assisted Living in Miles City. She thanks...

 

The Chairman's Report

My first month as commissioner has come to a close and it has certainly been an interesting experience. We are currently working on many administrative changes in the office. Working closely with the Clerk & Recorder, we are establishing new...

 

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