Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Capt. Miles Shepard (left), project manager for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program, briefs Director of Ops Mark Dehn of Montana’s 219 Red Horse Squadron (right) upon his arrival west of Crow Agency. Looking on is Mitchell Sisco, master sergeant for the 138th Civil Engineering Squadron, who will be helping Shepard and Dehn construct and renovate housing for 16 Crow tribal veterans.
A sleek UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter touched down in Crow Agency early last Thursday afternoon, dropping off U.S. Air Force soldiers in the middle of a field. The soldiers – all members of the National Guard – then moved to a concrete slab, where fellow airmen briefed them on plans for a new construction project. If everything goes...
Pictured is the funding made available through the high school Impact Aid budgets. In Big Horn County, the high school budget is focused on Hardin High School.
The recent presidential election may have a significant impact on every public school student in Big Horn County if Donald Trump’s proposed “skinny budget” comes to pass. In this budget, education is set to be cut by 14 percent, including Impact Aid. Impact Aid is a federal program used to help school districts that have...
Bonnie Three Irons
The body of a mother of six was found by a search party late Friday afternoon outside Lodge Grass, five days after she went missing from her home. An autopsy on Bonnie Three Irons, 35, was performed Monday by Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis, who determined her cause of death to be hypothermia. According to Dr. Alden Big Man Jr., cabinet...
Third grader Tyliss Hodges of Spring Creek School in Decker points out a picture he drew of a troodon, a small, bird-like dinosaur whose name means “wounding tooth” and is believed to have weighed about 100 pounds. Looking on are lead teacher Alexis Nikirk and second grader Tristan Martin.
Backed by what appears to be unanimous support from both parents and teachers, Decker’s Spring Creek School is likely to switch from a five to a four-day school week. If approved, the four-day system will take effect in the next school year. During an April 10 community meeting, an estimated 20 people, including former students,...
Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy, a senior studying microbiology at Montana State University, works in Seth Walk’s lab in Cooley Hall on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, while researching Clostridium difficile infection.
Amid taking exams, readying for summer internships and planning future careers, American Indian students at Montana State University are at the heart of the 42nd annual American Indian Council Powwow. The powwow, on April 14-15, filled MSU’s fieldhouse with drums, ceremony and colorful dress. “To us, the powwow is about bringing...
Kristin Procter passes the ball to the Lady Bulldogs’ second baseman late Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to stop a Laurel runner.
Hardin’s Lady Bulldog softball team suffered a 2-14 loss Tuesday afternoon on their home field to Laurel’s Lady Locomotives, illustrating the need for better team defense. The week before, against the Locomotives on Laurel’s home field, the Ladies had kept pace with no defensive errors, ending on a relatively better 5-10 loss....
Capt. Miles Shepard (left), project manager for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program, briefs Director of Ops Mark Dehn of Montana’s 219 Red Horse Squadron (right) upon his arrival west of Crow Agency. Looking on is Mitchell Sisco, master sergeant for the 138th Civil Engineering Squadron, who will be helping Shepard and Dehn construct and renovate housing for 16 Crow tribal veterans.
Pictured is the funding made available through the high school Impact Aid budgets. In Big Horn County, the high school budget is focused on Hardin High School.
Bonnie Three Irons
Third grader Tyliss Hodges of Spring Creek School in Decker points out a picture he drew of a troodon, a small, bird-like dinosaur whose name means “wounding tooth” and is believed to have weighed about 100 pounds. Looking on are lead teacher Alexis Nikirk and second grader Tristan Martin.
Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy, a senior studying microbiology at Montana State University, works in Seth Walk’s lab in Cooley Hall on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, while researching Clostridium difficile infection.
Kristin Procter passes the ball to the Lady Bulldogs’ second baseman late Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to stop a Laurel runner.

School & Activities

Third grader Tyliss Hodges of Spring Creek School in Decker points out a picture he drew of a troodon, a small, bird-like dinosaur whose name means “wounding tooth” and is believed to have weighed about 100 pounds. Looking on are lead teacher Alexis Nikirk and second grader Tristan Martin.
Backed by what appears to be unanimous support from both parents and teachers, Decker’s Spring Creek School is likely to switch from a five to a four-day school week.

Obituaries

On April 12, 2017, one of the last old-time cowboys, Emery “Bum” Haynie of Hardin, was called to the last roundup.
 
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