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Bowman County Courthouse
104 1st St NW
Bowman, ND 58623

 


 

BURN BAN

June 23, 2017 -   DROUGHT EMERGENCY
Bowman County and Slope County have been included in Governor Burgum’s drought emergency and are under a BURN BAN. Anyone who violates this resolution could be charged with a Class B Misdemeanor. The County Burn Ban excludes city jurisdictions;  the public will need to check with their city for their ban /restrictions within city limits.

Prohibited in County Jurisdiction:

  • Ignition of personal Fireworks
  • Garbage burning
  • Campfires
  • Vegetative burning
  • Non-essential off-road vehicle operation

 Bowman Fire District -    NO BURNING FOR ANY REASON                                   
 Marmarth Fire District -    Call (701) 279-5888 or (701) 279-7919
 Reeder Fire District -       Call (701) 928-0794                                           
 Rhame Fire District -       NO BURNING FOR ANY REASON  (701) 590-2435
 Scranton Fire District -     NO BURNING FOR ANY REASON 
 


ROADS

See this link for information on Bowman County weight limits and summer road construction.

 


COURTHOUSE CLOSING:

The Courthouse will be closed Tuesday, July 4 for the Independance Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5.
 


NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

Due to the 4th of July holiday following on Tuesday the regularly scheduled Bowman County Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, July 6th at 9:00 AM.
 


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 


INVITATION TO PROVIDE ESTIMATE:

Bowman County is asking for an estimate to tear down and removal a concrete cinder block building. Please call (701) 523-4771 or (701) 523-3129 for more information.
 



ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Combat Raider, a large force exercise involving various military aircraft, is scheduled to begin June 27 in the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude June 29, 2017.

These LFEs provide joint and coalition training under realistic scenarios that support full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate today’s combat operations.

During this period, people living under the following PRTC military operations areas can expect to see multiple types of aircraft utilizing the areas simultaneously:
- Powder River One
- Powder River Two
- Powder River Three
- Powder River Four
- Gaps A, B and C

There is also potential for loud noises associated with sonic booms. All B-1 supersonic activities will occur above 20,000 feet Mean Sea Level and all transient fighter supersonic activity will occur above 10,000 feet Above Ground Level. People living under the following PRTC military operations areas may be affected:
- Powder River Two
- Powder River Three
- Gap B

A map of the airspace is attached for reference and can be found on the Ellsworth website at http://www.ellsworth.af.mil/…/…/documents/AFD-151103-009.pdf.

As a reminder, non-military aircraft should thoroughly review the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notices to Airmen, or NOTAMs, and review flight plans to avoid these areas and altitudes where aircraft will be participating. This can be done by calling 1-800-WXBRIEF, or online at https://sua.faa.gov/ and http://www.1800wxbrief.com.