Category: Community News

ATV accident claims 73-year-old man

by nathan oster An ATV accident Friday morning on the Dugway Road north of Shell claimed the life of a 73-year-old Greybull man. James D. Shelton was deceased when the first emergency personnel arrived on scene at 1:41 p.m. The

Pruss, Huff share Big Horn 100 honors

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by marlys good Thirty-two riders from South Dakota, Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma, Georgia, Washington and New Mexico joined fellow riders from Wyoming at the Mel Picht Ranch in the wee hours Saturday and at 4 a.m. began the

Jackpot draws more than 200 animal exhibits

The Big Horn County Junior Show Awards Committee hosted its fourth annual Jackpot competition June 28 at the fairgrounds. Sanctioned by the Rocky Mountain Jackpot Series, the event drew participants from across the Midwest. This year there 101 market sheep

Looking back at 1944 launching of USS Manderson

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by marlys good The USS Manderson, a Boulder Victory Class World War II cargo ship, was launched Nov. 3, 1944. There are probably very few people who know that the small Wyoming town had a ship named in its honor

Shell Daze! includes garden tour, salad lunch, art show

“Shell Daze!” on Saturday, June 27, offers tours of five different gardens, a delicious salad lunch, and a stroll down an “avenue of art” at the Shell Community Church and Karyne Dunbar’s Art Shelter east of Shell. The events are

Antelope Butte Summer Festival is July 17-19

Performances by eight bands, competitions for kids and adults alike, food, beverages and the world famous bike toss highlight the lineup for the second annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival July 17-19 in the Big Horn Mountains. The event is a

Another big ‘49er weekend planned

by nathan oster The tug-of-war, open rodeo, parade and street dance have for years been the fan favorites on the Days of ’49 schedule, but they’ve got some competition for that distinction this year from a number of new and

Spotlight finds Mattis at Rockies game

by nathan oster A 2002 Greybull High School graduate recently got the royal treatment at a baseball game in Denver between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants. Derek Mattis, who entered the service right after high school, was introduced

1979 GHS grad now a judge in Montana

by marlys good On May 11, Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced that he had appointed a new interim judge to the Fourth Judicial District Court to replace retiring judge Ed McLean. From the seven attorneys applying to replace McLean, Gov.

Laird benefit an opportunity to give back

by marlys good “Life goes on, even though at times you wish it wouldn’t,” said Mike Laird on the eve of the anniversary of the death of his and wife Andrea’s 18-year-old son Brendon, who died June 6, 2014, from