City Council holds second meeting in January

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By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, January 17, Edgemont’s City Council met.
Deputy Steve Yenulonis gave the law enforcement report. Councilman Bill Kruetzer asked Yenulonis what the extra patrols meant. Yenulonis stated that these typically meant they got out of the vehicle, checked doors, windows, etc. to make sure everything was okay.
Yenulonis went on to say that sometimes the extra patrols could come in handy, while other times they did not. If something ever came up as part of an investigation or a...

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Tragic Accident in Edgemont

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On Jan. 17, BNSF Railway employees Gang Foreman Richard Lessert and Motor Vehicle Operator Douglas Schmitz were struck by a train and fatally injured in Edgemont.
This is a tragic incident, and the entire BNSF family extends its deepest sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of Mr. Lessert and Mr. Schmitz.
Mr. Lessert, 35, had 10 years of service with BNSF and Mr. Schmitz, 58, had 39 years of service. Both employees were headquartered at Edgemont.
The National Transportation Safety Board...

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School Board holds Regular Meeting in January

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By Aaron Eberle
On Monday, January 9, the school board held a regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m.
Diane Stevens stated that she would be working on W2’s for everyone. Along with the W2’s ACA regulations require them to send a 1095 form pertaining to health insurance. Stevens stated that she felt this year would be easier with the insurance. Last year, she was combining two. This year she would be dealing with just one.
Amy Ferley stated that she got some paperwork filled out for the special...

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City begins New Year with First Regular Meeting in January

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By Aaron Eberle
Deputy Steve Yenulonis gave a run down of the law enforcement report. Yenulonis stated that they had spent 71 hours and 46 minutes in Edgemont during the last two weeks.
Yenulonis pointed out that the welfare check call was on a gentleman during Christmas Eve that just didn’t want to speak with his family. Mayor Shaw asked how the invegation with Cactus Hills was coming. Yenulonis replied that they were making headway slowly, but surely. Yenolunis also stated that the Holidays...

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Cottonwood Grazing District

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Annual meeting for Cottonwood Grazing District is Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00am at the Edgemont Fire Hall.

Winter Storm

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The Edgemont Herald Tribune office will be closed this afternoon, Friday, December 15, due to the snow. Regular hours will resume on Monday, December 19.

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