Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Crow Agency Elementary School students from Connie Michael’s fifth grade class show their Kid Power bands, through which they have earned 83 boxes of food to help children and families in need.
Fitness and charity work have fused for Connie Michael’s fifth grade class at Crow Agency Elementary School, who are utilizing UNICEF Kid Power bands in an effort to feed the hungry across the world. Power bands are blue plastic devices worn around the wrist that can count steps, act as a watch and earn rewards. “We plug them in...
Lori Byron
The Environmental Protection Agency recently gained a new volunteer member in Hardin resident Dr. Lori Byron, a pediatrician for St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings who has worked in the medical field since 1984. Her past accomplishments include achieving the 2005 Native American Child Advocacy Award and serving as president of the Montana Chapter...
Mike McClure’s personal observatory, dubbed the “Shields Valley Observatory,” scans the starry skies above Wilsall, Mont. shortly after sunset on Thursday night, March 16.
In Mike McClure’s book, cloudless skies are good for far more than bright, sunshiny days. For him, the real joy comes after Montana’s side of the globe has bid our solar system’s centerpiece adieu, as there are few places McLure would rather be than beneath a rich, star-painted nocturnal canvas.  And at nearly every...
This photo of a cabin in Bighorn Canyorn was taken by 2016 Artist In Residence Mary Aten of Muskegon, Mich. Aten was one of five to take on the AIR program last year.
Bighorn Canyon is in its fourth year of the Artists In Residence program. Ten artists from around the country and locally applied for the Bighorn Canyon AIR program. Four were selected.  “The samples the artists sent with their applications were amazing.” said Chief of Interpretation Christy Fleming. “We had a hard time...
Pastor Able Baker of Christ E & R Church sings “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall,” a 1962 ballad by Bob Dylan, during the June 2016 Hardin Variety Show in the middle school auditorium.
Sounds of cinema’s past and near-present are scheduled to fill the Hardin Middle School auditorium at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 26 for the Hardin Variety Show’s 14th year. The theme for 2017, covering songs from “The Wizard of Oz” to James Bond films, is “Hit Songs from the Movies (and other great tunes).”...
Custer Battlefield Museum in Garryowen is pictured Monday afternoon. This museum, operated by Christopher Kortlander, has been the subject of two Bureau of Land Management searches in 2005 and 2008, though no wrongdoing was discovered and no charges were filed.
In the wake of a fourth suicide following Bureau of Land Management investigations, Custer Battlefield Museum Director Christopher Kortlander has begun speaking out against what he describes as the organization’s “intimidation and threats.” The Garryowen resident has declined comment on his own experiences with the BLM in the...
Crow Agency Elementary School students from Connie Michael’s fifth grade class show their Kid Power bands, through which they have earned 83 boxes of food to help children and families in need.
Lori Byron
Mike McClure’s personal observatory, dubbed the “Shields Valley Observatory,” scans the starry skies above Wilsall, Mont. shortly after sunset on Thursday night, March 16.
This photo of a cabin in Bighorn Canyorn was taken by 2016 Artist In Residence Mary Aten of Muskegon, Mich. Aten was one of five to take on the AIR program last year.
Pastor Able Baker of Christ E & R Church sings “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall,” a 1962 ballad by Bob Dylan, during the June 2016 Hardin Variety Show in the middle school auditorium.
Custer Battlefield Museum in Garryowen is pictured Monday afternoon. This museum, operated by Christopher Kortlander, has been the subject of two Bureau of Land Management searches in 2005 and 2008, though no wrongdoing was discovered and no charges were filed.

School & Activities

This photo of a cabin in Bighorn Canyorn was taken by 2016 Artist In Residence Mary Aten of Muskegon, Mich. Aten was one of five to take on the AIR program last year.
Bighorn Canyon is in its fourth year of the Artists In Residence program. Ten artists from around the country and locally applied for the Bighorn Canyon AIR program. Four were selected. 

Obituaries

Marietta Big Hair Deputy
Marietta Big Hair Deputy, 87, of Crow Agency passed away March 16, 2017.
 
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