Category: News

Contract awarded for new school

by nathan oster It took some creativity to get it done, but Big Horn County School District No. 3 on June 10 officially awarded the contract for the construction of its new middle school to Sletten Construction, which came with

Biosecurity measures in place for fair

By KARLA POMEROY A new swine virus moving across the country is creating concern for the upcoming 4-H/FFA jackpot show and next month’s county fair. U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinarian John Duncan came to the Big Horn County Fair Board

Aviation museum to open this week

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by nathan oster The trailer is in place, the sidewalks have been poured, the handicap-accessible ramps have been built and the effort to organize the exhibits has begun. All that remains in the effort to open the new aviation museum

Clerk of court’s race heats up after incumbent withdraws

by karla pomeroy Four candidates have come forward to vie for the clerk of district court and current clerk of court Dori Noyes withdrew her name from among the candidates. The four candidates are Diane Nuttall of Greybull, current clerk

Late filers make three for council

by nathan oster Les Lowe and Jennifer Lowe entered the race for Greybull Town Council by filing their election papers at Town Hall on Friday — final day of the filing period for the Aug. 19 primary election. They join

Flood waters, concerns subside

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by nathan oster There have been some tense moments around Shell and Hyattville, but for the most part it looks as though Big Horn County has dodged the bullet in terms of flooding associated with the spring runoff. Brent Godfrey,

Local couple to open ‘House Next Door’


by marlys good This “house next door” is not just any house, for anybody. This house, being renovated into two, two-bedroom apartments, will be for single mothers who need a place to live, a place they can afford, a place

Graham, Foley among early town filers

by nathan oster Greybull will have a race for mayor this fall after both Bob Graham and Myles Foley officially filed their paperwork with the town in the first few days of the filing period. Both men are currently on

Chamber hopes aviation museum gives economy a lift

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by nathan oster Hoping to better tap into the flow of tourist dollars, the Greybull Area Chamber of Commerce is making progress in its efforts to open an aviation museum at the South Big Horn County Airport. Selena Brown, who

Board approves tentative budgets

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on Tuesday approved tentative budget numbers for the school district itself, the recreation district and the new BOCES with Northwest College for the 2013-14 school year.