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Easterly left his mark on G&F

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by nathan oster Friends of Tom Easterly’s have used the words selfless, loyal, adventurous and soft-spoken to describe the man behind the red Game and Fish shirt, baseball hat and friendly smile. But to those who worked closest to him

Tom Easterly

Thomas Gerrard Easterly, 50, died Thursday, February 20, 2014. Tom was born to Robert John “Bob” and Constance Anne Stephany “Connie” Easterly on October 16, 1963 in Pierre, SD. Tom grew up in a large family and was the fifth

Board sets calendar for 2014-15 year

by nathan oster School will extend further into the spring, and several days past Memorial Day, under the new school calendar for 2014-15 that was approved last week by the Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees.

County launches economic development survey

The Big Horn County Commissioners are teaming up with Lovell, Inc., and Grow Big Horn County to create a county-wide strategic plan for economic development. The county has retained Community Builders, Inc. (CBI), a Wyoming consulting firm, to assist with

Antelope Butte Foundation reports progress

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With support and cooperation from surrounding communities and the Bighorn National Forest, Antelope Butte Foundation (ABF) is moving closer to its goal of reopening the ski area, located in the Big Horn Mountains between Dayton and Greybull. ABF held an

Jensen, Weekes announce retirements

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees accepted five resignations during its meeting Thursday night, including one from perhaps its longest tenured employee. Ken Jensen, who joined the school district 40 years ago,

Peterson seeks beer tax sponsor

By David Peck Sen. Ray Peterson (R-Cowley) is looking someone, anyone, to support his quest to raise funds to fight alcohol abuse in Wyoming. As the 2014 budget session of the Wyoming Legislature begins next Monday, Feb. 10, Peterson is

Challenges remain for fair building proponents

by karla pomeroy A discussion about fair entertainment at Monday’s Big Horn County Fair Board meeting turned into a discussion about the location for the new multi-purpose indoor youth facility and whether funding for the new facility was secured and

Economic development tops priority list

by nathan oster A group of Greybull community leaders on Thursday identified projects geared toward economic development, the expansion of the local housing market and the promotion of tourism and recreation as the top priorities for the immediate future. The

Forest Service returning to Greybull

by nathan oster The U.S. Forest Service announced Thursday that it is moving forward with the construction of a new building in Greybull that will become the new home of the Medicine Wheel/Paintrock Ranger District office. Forest Service operations in