Drivers are urged to avoid muddy, wet roads on the Ashland Ranger District this spring while turkey hunting.
Firefighters from Northern Cheyenne Crew No. 1 battle the Ash Creek wildfire near Ashland in 2012. Legislation introduced in Congress would direct that when firefighting costs reach 70 percent of the 10-year average, firefighting agencies could dip into the government's fund for battling nat…
Firefighters from Northern Cheyenne Crew No. 1 battle the Ash Creek wildfire near Ashland last July. The fire, the largest in the state last summer, engulfed 249,562 acres in Rosebud and Powder River counties and consumed a big chunk of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Steep terrain combin…
The thermometer at First Community Bank in Ashland reads 106 degrees on July 1. Heat and drought helped create conditions that sparked devastating wildfires in Montana in 2012.
Meetings to accept comments from the public on the proposed Otter Creek Coal, LLC-Otter Creek Coal Mine project will be held at the Community Center in Broadus from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16, at St. Labre School in Ashland from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 17 and at the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Office on Litt…
On a handful of single-lane dirt roads that cross the sparsely populated sage and ponderosa pine country near Ashland, there are 30 elaborate drainage crossings made out of stacked native sandstone.
A signature of the Whitetail CCC camp's stonework on the culverts it built was to stack the top row of stones on their sides.
This interior photo shows the barracks and its double-deck bunks with straw-filled mattresses and a lone wood stove.
This 1935 photo looks south across the site for the new Ashland Ranger District office. A barn, garage and the tents of the CCC camp are also visible.
This hand-tinted photo shows the CCC Camp at Otter Creek after the barracks have been built and the grounds landscaped.
This construction cadre tent camp was set up while the CCC crews built the barracks, mess hall and other buildings at Camp Otter Creek.
The Whitetail CCC Camp is shown in this 1940 photo.
A Forest Service official, left, talks to an Army officer at one of the CCC camps in the Ashland District in this undated photo. The Army ran the camps while the Forest Service directed most of the work.
This 1936 photo shows the stone armoring done by the CCC on the slope below the ranger’s dwelling in Ashland.
Looking northeast, this photo taken in 1936 shows the hand-laid, sandstone block retaining wall along the loop road and the CCC tent camp in the background.
Representatives from the federal Surface Transportation Board will hold a series of public scoping hearings on the proposed coal-hauling Tongue River Railroad in southeastern Montana. STB will be deciding what issues to consider in the environmental review process.
ASHLAND, Ore. -- Saturday's Frontier Conference football clash between No. 6 Carroll College and No. 19 Southern Oregon University at Raider Stadium has been selected as the NAIA game of the week.
Dean Braine and Ross Parker, left to right, build entry stairs on Thursday for Twilla Speelman's newly acquired FEMA trailer in Ashland.
This is the kitchen of a newly arrived FEMA trailer that will house one of the families that lost their homes in the Ash Creek fire. For now, it sits behind the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Housing Authority building in Lame Deer.
Susan Bartlett, sitting in a break room at St. Labre School in Ashland on Thursday, talks about losing her home in June to the Ash Creek fire.