Category: News

Thanksgiving with a different twist

by marlys good “Over the river and through the woods,” an old-time Thanksgiving song supposedly sung on the way to “grandmother’s house” evokes sugar-coated memories of beautifully-laid tables, cornucopia centerpieces, family members waiting for the patriarch to carve the turkey,

County attorney-elect outlines transition plan

by karla pomeroy Big Horn County Attorney-elect Kim Adams outlined a portion of her transition plan to the Big Horn County commissioners last week. “I’m excited for the next four years. I’ve come up with a way that I feel

Traffic studies on county roads bring surprises

By KARLA POMEROY Some surprises but overall valuable information was obtained from the 15 road studies conducted late summer and this fall in Big Horn County. Engineer Willie Bridges submitted a report on all of the traffic studies to the

‘Get ‘er Done’ attendees like customer training idea

by nathan oster Cold temperatures and snow likely contributed to the poor turnout for the Get ‘er Done open house Saturday at the Herb Asp Community Center. Fewer than 10 people attended the meeting, which was intended to gauge support

County voter turnout set at 71 percent

by nathan oster With highly competitive municipal races on the ballot, Lovell and Basin recorded some of the highest voter turnout percentages in Big Horn County in the Nov. 4 general election, according to figures provided by the clerk’s office.

What’s the town’s next big project?

by nathan oster New entry signs? Check. A dog park? Check. What project is next on the town’s to-do list? That decision may rest in your hands. A “Git ‘er Done” open house is planned for Saturday from 1 to

Recount doesn’t change mayor’s race

by nathan oster An automatic recount triggered by the close nature of the mayoral election in Greybull did not change the outcome that was reported on the night of the election, according to Big Horn County Clerk Lori Smallwood. Myles

Foley elected mayor, tops Graham by 6

by nathan oster Myles Foley is the apparent winner in the race for Greybull mayor. The owner of the Historic Hotel Greybull garnered 311 votes in Tuesday’s general election, five more than the 306 that went to incumbent Mayor Bob

Incumbents rule in school board race

by nathan oster Incumbents held sway in the race for four seats on the Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees. Cheri Edeler, Jamie Flitner and Eddie Johnson, all of whom currently sit on the board, easily

Vets hunt a community success story

HUNT scoping

by nathan oster Joe Stephens was succinct in his assessment of the big-game hunt that he orchestrated for three different groups of disabled veterans — and which made possible only by contributions far and wide from across south Big Horn County.