Category: News

Board finalizes comp changes for teachers

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on April 8 agreed to offer new contracts to all of its classified staff members and to approve the recommended changes to the compensations packages of

County appoints new library board

By KARLA POMEROY Three new library board members were appointed Tuesday, just over a month after the Big Horn County commissioners terminated the board. The new board is Steven Harper of Lovell, one-year term; Ted Menke of Greybull, two-year  term;

Upside down buck hits world record books


by marlys good The cabin located in the Ranger Creek summer home group was built in 1939 by the Foe Brothers.  The shed mule deer antlers were “pounded” onto a head-shaped board and hung upside down on a wall adjacent

Happy ending for foals from roundup

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By Patti Carpenter Four foals, dubbed by wild horse advocates as the “Dry Creek quartet,” are now out of harm’s way and under the care of experienced veterinarian Dr. Lisa Jacobson in Northern Colorado. The foals—individually named by horse advocates

Schools to gain some, lose some, including Menke

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 made a number of personnel moves Tuesday night as it works to set its staff for the 2014-15 school year. Topping the list of the comings and goings were

Ice jam leaves area better prepared for runoff

by nathan oster Three years after the floods of 2011, and just a matter of weeks removed from the ice jams on the Big Horn River that caused flooding between Worland and Greybull, local emergency managers feel like they are

Ten seek spot on library board

By KARLA POMEROY The Big Horn County commissioners will interview all 10 library board candidates. The commissioners decided Tuesday that interviews will be on April 14, starting at 2:30. Interviews are anticipated to be about 15 minutes each. They will

Patricia Doris LaDuke

Feb. 26, 1945 – March 23, 2014 No services are planned for Patricia Doris LaDuke, 69, of Basin, who died Sunday, March 23, at her home in Basin. Patricia was born Feb. 26, 1945, in Detroit, the daughter of Charles

Junior Prom to be ‘Black Tie Affair’

Greybull High School students and their escorts will dance the night away on Saturday (at least from 9 p.m. until midnight) in the Greybull Middle School Gym at the 2014 Junior Prom. It promises to be a true “Black Tie

Helicopter roundup gets attention of horse advocates


By Patti Carpenter In spite of efforts by the Cloud Foundation, an advocacy organization for wild horses based in Colorado, approximately 40 stray horses on BLM land north of Greybull were rounded up by helicopters and are currently being held