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No. 5 Southern Oregon downs No. 21 Rocky, 45-28

ASHLAND, Ore. -- Senior quarterback Austin Dodge lived up to his ranking as the NAIA's most prolific passer on Saturday afternoon, throwing for 350 yards and four touchdowns in guiding No. 5-ranked Southern Oregon past No. 21 Rocky Mountain College 45-28 in Frontier Conference football at Ra…

November 01, 2014 5:35 pmLoading…

Rocky's postseason hopes on line at Southern Oregon

Rocky Mountain College’s football team faces a must-win situation as it embarks on its longest road trip of the season to face No. 5-ranked Southern Oregon University.

October 28, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Big game season fuels economy and traditions

Big game season fuels economy and traditions

Imagine that every week for five weeks the entire population of Bozeman left home and spread out across Montana’s mountains and prairies to go hunting.

October 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Rocky wins at Western in double OT, 37-30

DILLON — Rocky Mountain College’s first Frontier Conference football victory of the season was a thriller.

September 06, 2014 4:07 pmLoading…

Rocky begins Frontier play at Western

An interesting weekend of football ahead for the Frontier Conference, featuring league openers, an enticing showdown and a team coming off a 37-year hiatus.

September 02, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Black bear crawls into Ashland couple's home

MILES CITY — A southeastern Montana man shot a black bear a day after the bruin crawled into his house through an open window.

August 11, 2014 4:21 pmLoading…
Ahsland roads

Ahsland roads

Drivers are urged to avoid muddy, wet roads on the Ashland Ranger District this spring while turkey hunting. 

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Ash Creek wildfire

Ash Creek wildfire

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…

February 28, 2013 5:54 pmLoading…
Northern Cheyenne crew

Northern Cheyenne crew

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…

February 17, 2013 4:52 pmLoading…
106 degrees at the Ash Creek fire

106 degrees at the Ash Creek fire

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.  

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Otter Creek Coal Mine comment meetings to be held

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…

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Rock culverts provide clues to CCC history near Ashland

Rock culverts provide clues to CCC history near Ashland

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.

December 04, 2012 11:30 pm Photos

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Stone signature

Stone signature

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.

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Barracks living

Barracks living

This interior photo shows the barracks and its double-deck bunks with straw-filled mattresses and a lone wood stove.

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Ranger district office

Ranger district office

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.

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Hand tinted

Hand tinted

This hand-tinted photo shows the CCC Camp at Otter Creek after the barracks have been built and the grounds landscaped.

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Tent camp

Tent camp

This construction cadre tent camp was set up while the CCC crews built the barracks, mess hall and other buildings at Camp Otter Creek.

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Whitetail CCC Camp

Whitetail CCC Camp

The Whitetail CCC Camp is shown in this 1940 photo.

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Collaboration

Collaboration

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.

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Lots of rock

Lots of rock

This 1936 photo shows the stone armoring done by the CCC on the slope below the ranger’s dwelling in Ashland.

November 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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