Category: Community News

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

Haller: 32 years of sharing love of music

by marlys good “It’s been a great gig, a great life, and I’ve made some incredible friends,” said Darla Haller on the eve of her retirement after teaching choral music in Greybull schools for 32 years. Darla knew when she

Shell show honors top prep artists

ART eye on lisa and kid

by nathan oster “Look into My Soul,” a super-realistic oil painting of an eyeball that was created by Greybull High School’s Bonnie Turner, took first place overall as well as the Principal’s Award at the dual district art show Friday

Piebrary a successful library fundraiser

photo by Lisa Kunkel

Piebrary most successful to date; $946 raised for summer program by marlys good In what Greybull Public Librarian Betty Koller termed “the biggest attendance so far,” over 100 were at the library Thursday evening to “taste-test” over 30 pies made

From swimming in Senior Olympics to running with reindeer


by marlys good John Kunkel doesn’t waste time. The retired teacher competed in the Wyoming Senior Olympics in Cody Feb. 19-20, where he captured the gold in the 1650-meter freestyle swimming with a time of 29.01.6. Three weeks later, on

Debaters place second at state

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by marlys good It was a great weekend for the Greybull High School speech team. When the rounds at the State Speech Meet in Buffalo were completed and figures tallied, Greybull finished second in the 1A/2A division, the highest finish

Forensics team takes third at Worland meet

By marlys good One point was the difference between second and third place at the Worland Invitational last weekend and it was the GHS team coming up that one point short and having to settle for third behind second place