Friday, July 3, 2015

Crow Secretary A.J. Not Afraid (left) strategizes a new inter-tribal partnership with (going clockwise) Darrell Dixie of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Business Council; J.D. “Pepper” Petersen, CEO of Aerial Imaging Solutions; and William “Bill” Old Chief of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council. The meeting started last Thursday near the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument at the tail end of a three-day energy summit.
This past week, thousands of people nationwide gathered in Big Horn County to commemorate the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s 7th Cavalry was defeated by the combined might of the Northern Cheyenne, Arapaho and Lakota tribes. Taking a page from the famous 19th century clash, leaders from tribes...
Maj. Gen. Matthew Quinn of the Montana National Guard is called out to dance early Friday afternoon as part of a ceremony that posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medals to four Crow code talkers. In addition, area veterans were recognized and Pfc. Ronald Williamson Jr. was awarded a Bronze Star for his 2010 service in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Four Crow tribal warriors who defended the United States by using their language as an unbreakable code against the enemy were posthumously honored with Congressional Gold Medals at Apsaalooke Veterans Park Friday afternoon in Crow Agency. Descendants of the four World War II code talkers – Barney Old Coyote Jr., Cyril Notafraid, Henry Old...
Reenactors playing the famous early 19th century explorers Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark make their way towards a group of Native Americans on Saturday afternoon during the Real Bird Reenactment at the Medicine Tail Coulee. “Little did they know,” Henry Real Bird announced to the audience regarding the Native Americans, “that this was the beginning of the end.”
The Real Bird Reenactment in Crow Agency was the sole venue to see the Battle of the Little Bighorn for the first time more than a decade, with the added effect that Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer – rather than his usual six deaths – was slain thrice. In this particular reenactment, Custer meets a grisly end after his attack is...
Macey Uffelman as Indiana Jones, motors through the Kiwanis Kids Parade Thursday morning. Uffleman took home the prize for Best Mobile Entry.
Expecting the familiar route for the Kiwanis Kids Parade beginning at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, creeping south down Center Avenue and ending at the Hardin Depot, the crowd gathered along the 200 block of Center Avenue was thrown for a loop. Instead, the parade took a left at 3rd Street and continued straight through the traffic light. ...
Eric Halverson offers the chair beside his mother, Dorcas Halverson, to Janet Stevenson during his retirement party at the Big Horn County Library last Thursday afternoon. Halverson served as director of the Big Horn County Library for 18 years before retiring in April of this year.Young and old alike gathered amongst the book-laden shelves to say...
Audience members confront Alderman Clayton Greer as he exits the Hardin City Council chambers following last Tuesday’s meeting. More than 30 people at the meeting expressed strong reservations on the city’s response to the June 1 flooding and the replacement of City Judge Deb Winburn by Attorney Jim Seykora.
The state of last Tuesday’s Hardin City Council meeting was, in the words of Mayor Jack Lane, “pretty raucous”, though problematic meetings aren’t exactly an alien phenomenon. Gavels have been struck, tempers have flared and on more than one occasion, audience members have called for Lane to resign. In the event that...
Crow Secretary A.J. Not Afraid (left) strategizes a new inter-tribal partnership with (going clockwise) Darrell Dixie of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Business Council; J.D. “Pepper” Petersen, CEO of Aerial Imaging Solutions; and William “Bill” Old Chief of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council. The meeting started last Thursday near the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument at the tail end of a three-day energy summit.
Maj. Gen. Matthew Quinn of the Montana National Guard is called out to dance early Friday afternoon as part of a ceremony that posthumously awarded Congressional Gold Medals to four Crow code talkers. In addition, area veterans were recognized and Pfc. Ronald Williamson Jr. was awarded a Bronze Star for his 2010 service in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Reenactors playing the famous early 19th century explorers Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark make their way towards a group of Native Americans on Saturday afternoon during the Real Bird Reenactment at the Medicine Tail Coulee. “Little did they know,” Henry Real Bird announced to the audience regarding the Native Americans, “that this was the beginning of the end.”
Macey Uffelman as Indiana Jones, motors through the Kiwanis Kids Parade Thursday morning. Uffleman took home the prize for Best Mobile Entry.
Audience members confront Alderman Clayton Greer as he exits the Hardin City Council chambers following last Tuesday’s meeting. More than 30 people at the meeting expressed strong reservations on the city’s response to the June 1 flooding and the replacement of City Judge Deb Winburn by Attorney Jim Seykora.

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Macey Uffelman as Indiana Jones, motors through the Kiwanis Kids Parade Thursday morning. Uffleman took home the prize for Best Mobile Entry.
Expecting the familiar route for the Kiwanis Kids Parade beginning at the St.

Obituaries

Katherine Nedens
Katherine Nedens, 91, went to be with the Lord on June 26 in Livingston, Mont. She passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family.