Category: News

Airport budget topic for commissioners

by barbara anne greene Airport Manager Carl Meyer discussed his 2016 budget during the most recent meeting of the Big Horn County Commission. “At the last commission meeting we had opened up a discussion about using some of the funds

Leavitt shuts off the alarm clock

by marlys good After years of “early to bed, early to rise,” six mornings a week, Lee Leavitt can finally shut off the alarm. The long-time Shell Route mail carrier will retire Tuesday, March 31, with lots of fond memories

Second teacher planning to retire

by nathan oster Claudia Vandersloot added her name to the list of employees who will be retiring this year, as the current special education teacher at Greybull Middle School announced her plans during the March 10 meeting of the Big

Counting sheep: 25 moved to Seminoe Mountains

by patti carpenter A wild sheep gather that started at dawn literally plucked 25 bighorn sheep from the Devil’s Canyon herd and transported them by helicopter to a nearby staging area where they were prepped for a long journey across

Status quo on council vacancy

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council will continue to operate as a four-member body, as the council on Monday failed for a third consecutive month to agree on the process that should be used to fill the seat that

Legion Hall renovations begin

Legion renovs

by nathan oster A Blessing of Our Post Home ceremony Wednesday morning kicked off what will likely be a long but ultimately fruitful renovation project at the Legion Hall, located at 130 N. Fifth St. in Greybull. Work on the

Vexing issues face legislature in final week

by david peck The 2015 general session of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature should wrap up by the end of the week, Sen. Ray Peterson reported Tuesday, with a few issues still to be resolved as of his weekly report. “We’ll

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,