Saturday, April 30, 2016

Diane Charette of the Valley of the Chiefs District holds her daughter, Mackenzie, while manipulating “medicine” during the 2016 Junior Handgame Tournament. Good medicine, according to handgame players, helps them defeat their opponents while bad medicine – received from the opposing medicine man – does the opposite.
Thud, thud, thud, thud, went rows of drums at the Crow Multipurpose Building.The Mighty Few District would be victorious in this year’s handgames, but not without a fight.Lines of streamers glinted above the main arena in a room filled with nearly 500 people. Below, two teams of handgame competitors were seated on bleachers at the center of...
Northern Cheyenne second guesser Ezra Bird (center) reacts to a loss of points last Thursday evening during a match with the Valley of the Chiefs District. Despite that day’s loss to the Valley of the Chiefs, the Northern Cheyenne would defeat them in their second match-up on Sunday.
Edward Eastman, organizer for the 2016 Junior Handgame Tournament, explained that each handgame match starts with 14 sticks. To win, one of the teams must acquire said sticks.“We play until one team or the other gets all 14 on their side,” he said.To start, the teams flip a coin to decide which side “hides” and which...
Hardin City Attorney Jordan Knudsen works in his office Tuesday afternoon inside Little Horn State Bank. His contract with the city began Sunday.
On April 19, Hardin City Council approved an agreement of legal services for Jordan W. Knudsen to act as the new city attorney.April 24, Knudsen started a two-year term as the Hardin city attorney, succeeding previous City Attorney Bob Snively.Knudsen, originally from Culbertson, Mont., established his local law firm on Jan. 1. At 32 years old,...
Crow Agency School student Lahna Good Luck sprays a fire hose during Safety Day last Wednesday alongside Darius Iron and Wildland Firefighter Jayson Bearcrane.
Last Wednesday, with the help of IHS, BIA, BNSF Railway and U.S. Forest Service representatives, Crow Elementary School students gained insight regarding personal and public safety.From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., students were given demonstrations on safety tips and the various work of local agencies. Provided with hands-on experiences, students learned...
Shaelynn Walks Over Ice goes for the ball in exhibition play on Friday. Overall, 220 matches were played during the two-day invite.
Both the boys and girls tennis teams continue to improve as their season enters its second half. Overall, the girls went 5-1 and the boys 5-2 in home action last week.The Lady Bulldogs had three players go undefeated: Madisan Chavez went 5-0 for the weekend, and DeShawna Anderson and Tyra Red Wolf both went 6-0. For the boys, Charles Storey went 6...
A firefighter empties the last of the water from his hose after helping to douse the pump house fire. The fire wasn’t strong enough to stop local golfers (in the background), from finishing their morning round.
Golfers teeing off north of Hardin had an unexpected surprise last Thursday morning when the Fort Custer Golf Club’s pump house exploded, leaving a burning pile of scattered wood, wire and metal.No one was injured in the blast and the Big Horn County Rural Fire Department completely doused the fire in under half an hour. The incident...
Diane Charette of the Valley of the Chiefs District holds her daughter, Mackenzie, while manipulating “medicine” during the 2016 Junior Handgame Tournament. Good medicine, according to handgame players, helps them defeat their opponents while bad medicine – received from the opposing medicine man – does the opposite.
Northern Cheyenne second guesser Ezra Bird (center) reacts to a loss of points last Thursday evening during a match with the Valley of the Chiefs District. Despite that day’s loss to the Valley of the Chiefs, the Northern Cheyenne would defeat them in their second match-up on Sunday.
Hardin City Attorney Jordan Knudsen works in his office Tuesday afternoon inside Little Horn State Bank. His contract with the city began Sunday.
Crow Agency School student Lahna Good Luck sprays a fire hose during Safety Day last Wednesday alongside Darius Iron and Wildland Firefighter Jayson Bearcrane.
Shaelynn Walks Over Ice goes for the ball in exhibition play on Friday. Overall, 220 matches were played during the two-day invite.
A firefighter empties the last of the water from his hose after helping to douse the pump house fire. The fire wasn’t strong enough to stop local golfers (in the background), from finishing their morning round.

School & Activities

Shaelynn Walks Over Ice goes for the ball in exhibition play on Friday. Overall, 220 matches were played during the two-day invite.
Both the boys and girls tennis teams continue to improve as their season enters its second half. Overall, the girls went 5-1 and the boys 5-2 in home action last week.

Obituaries

Memorial services will be held 11 a.m., May 3, 2016 in the Billings Faith Chapel, Broadwater entrance for Melvin Vandenburg, 78, of Billings who died Jan.

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