Category: News

County considering security upgrades on fairgrounds

by tammy thornberry Big Horn County Maintenance Supervisor Fred Werner discussed security issues at the fairgrounds with the county commissioners at their regular monthly meeting Nov. 17. Werner reported a new system is being installed that requires people to use

Friends of the WRC work to spare facility

By Kynli Smith The first Friends of the Wyoming Retirement Center meeting, held Sunday in Basin, attracted more than 20 people from across the Big Horn Basin and featured considerable discussion on what would happen if the WRC closes. The

County, B&G still at odds over taxes

by tammy thornberry A public hearing concerning a property tax issue within Big Horn County resulted in no action being taken by the State Board of Equalization which conducted the hearing by conference call. B&G Industries LLC, located at the

Menke retiring after 26 years as district’s business manager

by nathan oster Sandi Menke is leaving Big Horn County School District No. 3 after a 26-year career as its business manager. Her resignation is effective Feb. 19, 2016. The school board accepted her resignation during its meeting Tuesday night

‘Hello, Dolly!” on GHS stage Nov. 19-21

PLAY Jaycox and ??

by marlys good When it came time to select a play for the 2015 fall musical, “Hello, Dolly!” there was no hesitation on the part of Director Michael Jaycox, Greybull Elementary School music teacher. “It is one I love,” he

Events honoring vets planned Wednesday

by marlys good Ninety-seven years ago, on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the

Sanitation rates draw more scrutiny

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council has agreed to take a closer look at its proposed increase in commercial sanitation rates after two more business owners stepped forward last week to express their concerns about the fairness of a

Keisel: Back where it all began

KEISEL ball in air

by nathan oster Nineteen years ago, they posed on the same field for a team photograph that appeared in the Standard. Standing tall in the back row was Brett Keisel, wearing No. 4. Directly in front of him, sporting the

Family loses home to fire

by nathan oster A local man sustained first-degree burns to his face, arm and hands in a fire Sunday night that destroyed two trailer houses east of Greybull and left the home’s six inhabitants without a permanent place to live.

Hunt brings veterans together

Hunting Heroes

by marlys good The Oct. 16 dinner at the “compound” southwest of Greybull started out small, five or six people, but grew to about 20 and before the tables had been cleared about 30 people, including veterans, wounded warriors, support