Category: News

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

Van Dyke no longer a council option

by nathan oster Mayor Myles Foley’s choice to fill the vacant seat on the Greybull Town Council has withdrawn her name from further consideration. Marquerite Van Dyke shared her decision, which she reached “after a lot of soul searching,” with

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