Saturday, April 29, 2017

A rope indicates the shoreline along the Bighorn River next to Mike  McMeans’ home as of April 2016. According to McMeans, erosion from the Bighorn stripped 20-30 feet of riverbank from the front of his residence between 2009 and 2011.
Despite what the advertisements may say, fishing the Bighorn River isn’t all about catching brown and rainbow trout from world-class, sun-speckled waters. Guides floating across the river must also engage in discussion on the subjectively less glamorous topics of inflows and water depths. Nearly 100 people crowded into Fort Smith’...
Hardin Mayor Jack Lane shows his audience a Model 1840 Cavalry Saber, nicknamed “Old Wristbreaker” by U.S. soldiers. It would eventually be replaced by the Patton Saber, likely giving the Americans what Lane referred to as “technological superiority in cavalry sabers” during World War I.
Hardin Mayor Jack Lane took on the role of educator Saturday, putting his master’s degree in history to use by teaching local citizens about World War I and its surrounding issues. Topics of the day included the reasons behind the United States entering the war on April 6, 1917, along with weapons and tactics used in the conflict. ...
Devil Canyon Overlook is pictured at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area near the Sullivan’s Knob Trail in southeastern Montana.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 259,485 visitors to Bighorn Canyon in 2016 spent $11,238,600 in communities near the park – the main hubs being Fort Smith and Lovell, Wyo. That spending supported 174 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $13,502,700. “Bighorn Canyon...
Katherine McCleary
The Udall Foundation announced last Thursday that 10 students from eight tribes and nine universities have been selected as 2017 Native American Congressional Interns. Among those selected is Katherine McCleary, a member of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana. She will intern in the office of Sen. Jon Tester. Students were...
Jade Cruse hits the ball back across the net Friday at the Hardin Invite. Cruse went 4-2 overall for the weekend, playing in both singles and doubles action.
The Hardin Bulldog tennis team had a solid weekend at home with the boys going 7-0 and girls 5-1. “Teamwise, I couldn’t be happier,” said Head Coach Mike Flamm. “We won three times by 4-3 and it was someone in our middle lineup that stepped up and gave us wins.” Flamm pointed to the boys’ 4-3 win...
Six girls and seven boys placed at the Dan Hansen Invitational track meet in Sheridan, Wyo. last week. The Bulldogs had three girls place at the top five in four events and four boys place at the top five in five events. In girls action, Journey Erickson ran to first place in the 3,200 meter and fifth place in the 800 meter. Erickson led...
A rope indicates the shoreline along the Bighorn River next to Mike  McMeans’ home as of April 2016. According to McMeans, erosion from the Bighorn stripped 20-30 feet of riverbank from the front of his residence between 2009 and 2011.
Hardin Mayor Jack Lane shows his audience a Model 1840 Cavalry Saber, nicknamed “Old Wristbreaker” by U.S. soldiers. It would eventually be replaced by the Patton Saber, likely giving the Americans what Lane referred to as “technological superiority in cavalry sabers” during World War I.
Devil Canyon Overlook is pictured at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area near the Sullivan’s Knob Trail in southeastern Montana.
Katherine McCleary
Jade Cruse hits the ball back across the net Friday at the Hardin Invite. Cruse went 4-2 overall for the weekend, playing in both singles and doubles action.

School & Activities

Katherine McCleary
The Udall Foundation announced last Thursday that 10 students from eight tribes and nine universities have been selected as 2017 Native American Congressional Interns.

Obituaries

Funeral services were held Monday in the Bullis Funeral Chapel for Ashley Angel Doyle Old Elk, 32, who died as a result of an automobile accident on April 16, 2017 in Ventura, Calif.
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