Photo courtesy Wildfire Defense Systems

A Wildfire Defense Systems crew works a fire in 2017. The company dispatches as many as 250 firefighters and 70 engines to wildfires in its 20-state coverage area during the peak of fire season. To date, Wildfire Defense Systems crews have responded to nearly 600 fires.

07/19/2019 - 5:00am
Editor’s note: In this three-part series, Montana Free Press examines how federal land management agencies have approached wildfire in the past and highlights public sector efforts to make communities more resilient through land-use planning,...


Photo by Luella N. Brien

Lodge Grass High School football players spent three days preparing for the upcoming season. Coach Jerry Harris said the camp focused on light conditioning, skills and technique instruction, motivation and mental preparation. The school is hosting another camp for players in seventh grade through 12th grade from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 26, 27, and 28 at the Lodge Grass High School practice field. Players need to bring trunks, cleats, and a good attitude. Harris said shirts and lunch will be provided. For more information Harris can be reached at 406-720-3352.

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05/16/2019 - 5:00am
Dear Editor, A recent article in the Briefs explained that funding was secured to provide for a full-time Victim Witness Specialist. This is definitely a needed addition for Big Horn County. Hopefully this person will have the skills to work with...


07/19/2019 - 5:00am
Nearly 40 community members turned out on Sunday evening, July 7, at the Bullis Family Center in Hardin for “Every Brilliant Thing”, a one-actor show exploring topics like mental health, suicide, family, and love in an attempt to eliminate the...


07/19/2019 - 12:00am
Jarred Lee Amyotte, 38, died July 10, 2019 in Lodge Grass, Montana. He was born March 1, 1981 to father Dennis Amyotte and mother Evelyn Birdinground in Sheridan, Wyoming. Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday July 15 at St. Dennis Catholic Church in...

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