Category: News

Security opens Greybull branch

by nathan oster Security State Bank has opened its new Greybull location and is preparing for a grand opening celebration on the morning of Saturday, March 7. “We’re excited to be here,” said Donette Prows, senior vice president and manager

Reservoir on short list for state funding

by nathan oster While questions remain about the cost, there’s little doubt that ranchers in the Beaver Creek and Shell Creek drainage basins would benefit from a proposed enlargement of the 600-acre-foot Leavitt Reservoir. That was among the views expressed

Blair’s chain purchases Ron’s Food Farm

Ron’s Food Farm will soon offer its last red-hot deal. After 36 years, Ron Fiene is selling his Greybull grocery store to Brent and Kent Foulger of Blair’s Supermarkets, in favor of retirement. The new owners expect a smooth transition,

Industrial uses preferred use for BP site

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council continues to view the land it owns on Greybull River Road as prime real estate for potential light to medium industrial uses — and not as a location that would be suitable for residential

Attorney pursing whistleblower case against school district

by nathan oster A local attorney is pursuing a whistleblower retaliation claim against Big Horn County School District No. 3 as a result of its handling of an employee who complained about unsanitary conditions in the GHS/GMS lunchroom. Speaking during

No progress on vacant seat

by nathan oster Members of the Greybull Town Council appear to have reached an impasse in their effort to fill the seat that Myles Foley vacated when he became mayor. On Monday, for the second time in as many months,

Wildlife biologist’s legacy lives on

by nathan oster Tom Easterly has been gone for a couple days short of a year, but the legacy of the longtime Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife biologist will live on forever thanks to a memorial fund that was

Nelson, Carlson top winners in high school science fair

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The Northern Wyoming Regional Science Fair concluded its largest year ever, with 37 projects entered from regional high schools Greybull, Meeteetse, Rocky Mountain and Worland. With judges from Northwest College and various industry experts from the area, students had the

Beer tax bills debated by legislature

by david peck A battle over the beer tax is brewing in Cheyenne, Sen. Ray Peterson reported as the 63rd Wyoming Legislature’s 2015 general session nears its midway point. Peterson, a longtime advocate of increasing the excise tax on malt

Richins appointed town attorney

by nathan oster To replace the longest tenured town attorney in the state, the Greybull Town Council tapped a man with a long streak of consecutive municipal service in his own right. Kent Richins, who since Jan. 2, 1989, has