Category: News

Van Gelder says goodbye to Big Horn 100

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by marlys good It was a sentimental weekend for Tom Van Gelder who was bidding farewell not only to the Big Horn 100, but to his friends and neighbors in Greybull where he has lived for the past 44 years.

Fires burn 80 acres near Shell, Hyattville


by nathan oster All it takes is a single spark to ignite a blaze on a windy day, and Monday certainly qualified as one of those, with wind speeds of 15 to 30 miles per hour measured every hour at

HATS VI just around the corner

by marlys good Circle Saturday, Aug. 9, on your calendar, dust off your hat and get ready for some fun at the sixth annual Hands Across the Saddle gala fundraiser. Tickets, $50 each, are available at Greybull Building Center, Lisa’s

County valuation declines by $11.5 million

by karla pomeroy Big Horn County’s valuation decreased nearly $11.5 million amounting to a loss of revenue for the county’s assessed 12 mills of $137,457.30. According to Big Horn County Assessor Gina Anderson, the valuation dropped from $289,109,390 to $277,654,615.

Community supports fireworks show

by nathan oster From the you-don’t-know-what-you’ve-got-until-it’s-gone category, the communities of Greybull, Basin and the surrounding area clearly missed having a local fireworks show on the Fourth of July. That much is undeniable after a fundraising campaign in the two communities

Shell man bound over on four felony charges

by karla pomeroy The Shell man charged with burglary of the Basin Area Chamber and Basin Pharmacy in May was bound over to district court on all four felony counts. Judge Thomas Harrington bound Michael McKay Anderson over on two

SFC keeps GMS project on track

by nathan oster The construction of the new Greybull Middle School appears to be back on track after the School Facilities Commission agreed Thursday to earmark another $472,000 in unanticipated funding for the project. Supt. Barry Bryant said it’s not

Council race back down to two

by nathan oster Jennifer (Fink) Lowe has withdrawn from the race for two seats on the Greybull Town Council. The first-time candidate cited an upcoming surgical procedure as the reason. “After consulting with my doctor I was enlightened to the

Ted Nugent is coming to Emblem

by nathan oster The Big Horn Basin Tea Party has landed Ted Nugent, the “Motor City Madmen” and one of the nation’s most outspoken proponents of first and second amendment rights, to be one of the featured speakers for its

Dump for free on Saturday

Big Horn County residents can dump their trash for free at either the north or south landfills between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. The free-dump day was requested by the county’s mayors and