Saturday, August 1, 2015

A member of the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office removes caution tape Wednesday afternoon from the site of a double homicide in Pryor. Members of the Park County Sheriff’s Office apprehended suspect Jesus Deniz Mendoza in Meeteetse, Wyo. about two hours after the incident.
Editor’s note: The following is the abbreviated version of an article that will be available in the Big Horn County News on Thursday, Aug. 6.An 18-year-old Wyoming man wanted for the double homicide of a father and mother, and the injuring of their daughter, less than a mile from St. Charles Mission School in Pryor was apprehended Wednesday...
The Pine Ridge fire northeast of Crow Agency, driven by 50 mile-per-hour winds, burns out of control early Sunday evening. The lightning-sparked fire consumed over 1,700 acres and as of Tuesday morning had grown another 50-60 acres. No structures have been threatened by this fire.
Firefighters continue to battle blazes on both the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservations as of Tuesday. The largest of the two fires on the Crow Reservation, the Pine Ridge fire, started northeast of Crow Agency. The 2,000-acre Muddy Creek II fire burns southwest of Lame Deer on the Cheyenne Reservation. Both were caused by lightening....
Rodney Beattie of Forsyth speaks in favor of the Little Big Horn Days Reenactment during last Wednesday’s Hardin Chamber of Commerce meeting. Beattie served as a reenactor and historian in the event for 15 years, before it was cancelled for 2015.
Hardin Chamber of Commerce President Shirley Margheim had some good news for the assembled 20-odd people who came to the July 22, meeting at the Hardin Depot. As of this week, the chamber will have recovered from the $20,000 deficit wrought by the 2012 and 2013 Little Big Horn Days Reenactments, which depict the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn....
Crow Sen. Conrad “C.J.” Stewart speaks during the July Legislative Branch quarterly session on the importance of financial reporting in regards to the Apsaalooke Cattle Company. The company is the first tribal business designed to be managed at “arm’s length” from government politics.
Though Crow Sen. Conrad “C.J.” Stewart declined to say just how many calves have been produced through the Apsaalooke Cattle Company in Pryor, he knows the amount has exceeded expectations. “You don’t want to ever tell anyone how many cattle you have,” he said, before laughing. “It’s a lot; we’...
Sharon Ann (Torske) Story and her husband Edd Story look at a display case with beaded leather and moccasins at the Big Horn County Historical Museum on Friday afternoon.
Sharon Ann (Torske) Story and her husband Edd Story view a display case holding beaded sashes and moccasins at the Big Horn County Historical Museum on Friday afternoon as Billings historian Rickard Ross looks on. Sharon, Ross’ cousin, donated some of the items contained in the case, as did her brother Andy. The items were given in...
Omar Perez Carrillo, a sophomore at Polson High School, holds a data card from a weather sensor he’s been using for research during a summer program in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) at Montana State University. Carrillo, who was sharing his work Friday, July 24, 2015, during a research symposium on the MSU campus, has been studying with the Montana Apprenticeship Program.
Seven tribal college students and nine underrepresented minority high school students from across Montana and the country displayed their research Friday during a symposium at Montana State University. The participating high school students included Rebecca Cook of Busby; and the college students included Troy Bearcomesout and Jade Three...
A member of the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office removes caution tape Wednesday afternoon from the site of a double homicide in Pryor. Members of the Park County Sheriff’s Office apprehended suspect Jesus Deniz Mendoza in Meeteetse, Wyo. about two hours after the incident.
The Pine Ridge fire northeast of Crow Agency, driven by 50 mile-per-hour winds, burns out of control early Sunday evening. The lightning-sparked fire consumed over 1,700 acres and as of Tuesday morning had grown another 50-60 acres. No structures have been threatened by this fire.
Rodney Beattie of Forsyth speaks in favor of the Little Big Horn Days Reenactment during last Wednesday’s Hardin Chamber of Commerce meeting. Beattie served as a reenactor and historian in the event for 15 years, before it was cancelled for 2015.
Crow Sen. Conrad “C.J.” Stewart speaks during the July Legislative Branch quarterly session on the importance of financial reporting in regards to the Apsaalooke Cattle Company. The company is the first tribal business designed to be managed at “arm’s length” from government politics.
Sharon Ann (Torske) Story and her husband Edd Story look at a display case with beaded leather and moccasins at the Big Horn County Historical Museum on Friday afternoon.
Omar Perez Carrillo, a sophomore at Polson High School, holds a data card from a weather sensor he’s been using for research during a summer program in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) at Montana State University. Carrillo, who was sharing his work Friday, July 24, 2015, during a research symposium on the MSU campus, has been studying with the Montana Apprenticeship Program.

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Sharon Ann (Torske) Story and her husband Edd Story look at a display case with beaded leather and moccasins at the Big Horn County Historical Museum on Friday afternoon.
Sharon Ann (Torske) Story and her husband Edd Story view a display case holding beaded sashes and moccasins at the Big Horn County Historical Museum on Friday

Obituaries

Teddy Burroughs
Teddy Burroughs, 82, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015.