Category: News

Voters head to polls Tuesday

by nathan oster After months of going campaigning, of meeting with and talking to voters, the big day is almost here. Election day in Wyoming is Tuesday, Nov. 4, the culminating act of the democracy in which we live. Polling

Schools consider concussion testing

by nathan oster A physician and the director of nursing at Midway Clinic urged the Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on Thursday to participate in a concussion testing program that would make it easier to

Author: Humans can overcome ebola

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by bob rodriguez Addressing the worst ebola epidemic in history with an eye toward the possibility of it spreading worldwide from West Africa to countries including the United States and becoming a pandemic, a noted author opened his talk at

Fire ravages home east of Greybull

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by nathan oster An “appliance malfunction” has been pegged as the likely cause of a fire that completely destroyed a house approximately 9 miles east of Greybull on Sunday night. Shell Fire Chief Mike Nelson said no one was home

Fair building digging begins

By KARLA POMEROY While ground was broken last week and work began Tuesday to dig the foundation for the new multi-purpose building funding questions remained. Newly elected Fair Board Chairman Tim Flitner told the board Monday night that he submitted

School districts find new ‘cut scores’ hard to reach

by nathan oster Major shifts in both the content that was tested and the performance expectations had a dramatic effect on students who took the American College Test (ACT) and the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) during the 2013-14

Capellen chosen to oversee libraries

by karla pomeroy The Big Horn County Library System has a new director in a familiar face as the Big Horn County Library Board selected interim director Donna Capellen to replace Nancy Venable who resigned earlier this year. Chairman Mary

New officer joins GPD

by nathan oster A Midwest native and former chief of police in Kaycee has joined the Greybull Police Department. C.S. “Tad” Dickey began working as a patrol officer on Sept. 22, joining a department that already included Chief Bill Brenner,

Mayor hopes to put more kids to work

by nathan oster Mayor Bob Graham is making a pitch this week for a community youth employment program similar to one that is currently being run in Meeteetse and being funded in part through Sykes Grant funding. Graham presented information

Homecoming royalty announced

Homecoming candidates for king and queen will be introduced and the finalists crowned during halftime of the Greybull/Big Piney football game Friday night. Vying for king are Drayton Griffin, Wyatt Nielson and Nicholas Murdoch. Queen candidates include Autumn Hopkin, Carly