Category: News

Brendon Laird Memorial Benefit on tap May 30

A tragic automobile accident last June claimed the life of 18-year-old Brendon Laird, who would have graduated with the GHS Class of 2015. His parents, Mike and Andrea Laird, are planning a memorial benefit on Saturday, May 30, to raise

School board OKs new wage, benefit packages

by nathan oster The compensation packages for the school district’s employees, including salaries and benefits, for the 2015-16 school year was approved April 14 by members of the Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees. Supt. Barry

Local family under fire for Facebook post

by nathan oster A family with strong ties to the area is under fire this week after a Facebook photo which showed the killing of a cat went viral on social media and made broadcast and print news headlines around

Blair’s era begins in Greybull

by nathan oster While the faces were the same behind the counter and in the check-out line, you could tell by the signs hanging on the outside of the building and the new color of the uniforms that Tuesday, April

Hunt, Van Dyke join town council

by nathan oster Marquerite Van Dyke and Marvin Hunt were appointed to the Greybull Town Council on Monday night, ending a four-month long stalemate and putting the council at full strength for the first time since Myles Foley took over

Tour 23 participants to gather in Greybull

Big Horn County communities have been responding favorably to a request from Gov. Matt Mead’s office to participate in a “best practices” study on how public and private economic development is conducted in Wyoming. The Tour 23 initiative is being

Legion Hall recipient of Sykes grant

By nathan oster The American Legion, Greybull Post 32 has received a $15,000 grant from the Gordon and Edna Sykes Endowment Fund, which it plans to put toward the rehabilitation of its Legion Hall on North Fifth Street. Post 32

Collingwood resignation leaves council with two open seats

by nathan oster Rod Collingwood has resigned from his seat on the Greybull Town Council, citing a professional opportunity that will require him to relocated to the Star Valley area as his reason for stepping down. Collingwood was elected to

Hospital to benefit from SF145 legislation

by nathan oster With bad debt of $1.29 million and another $85,320 in charity care in 2013, South Big Horn County Hospital is poised to benefit financially from Senate File 145, a bill sponsored by Sen. Ray Peterson of Cowley

Landfill board members debate merits of mill levy

by Barbara Anne Greene The possibility of a mill levy was raised at the March meeting of the Big Horn County Solid Waste Board. “As we move forward with these transfer stations these towns are going to change the way