Category: News

Capellen chosen to oversee libraries

by karla pomeroy The Big Horn County Library System has a new director in a familiar face as the Big Horn County Library Board selected interim director Donna Capellen to replace Nancy Venable who resigned earlier this year. Chairman Mary

New officer joins GPD

by nathan oster A Midwest native and former chief of police in Kaycee has joined the Greybull Police Department. C.S. “Tad” Dickey began working as a patrol officer on Sept. 22, joining a department that already included Chief Bill Brenner,

Mayor hopes to put more kids to work

by nathan oster Mayor Bob Graham is making a pitch this week for a community youth employment program similar to one that is currently being run in Meeteetse and being funded in part through Sykes Grant funding. Graham presented information

Homecoming royalty announced

Homecoming candidates for king and queen will be introduced and the finalists crowned during halftime of the Greybull/Big Piney football game Friday night. Vying for king are Drayton Griffin, Wyatt Nielson and Nicholas Murdoch. Queen candidates include Autumn Hopkin, Carly

Common Core topic of Tuesday meeting

by nathan oster Have you ever heard of Common Core? Or wondered what it was all about and how it is impacting education in Wyoming? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a meeting on Tuesday night might

GHS will “go tropical” next week

by marlys good Next week is homecoming week at Greybull High School. The festivities will kick off Monday afternoon when students begin decorating the halls in designated class colors and conclude with the homecoming dance in the GMS Gym Saturday

School board fills paraeducator posts

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on Tuesday filled six vacant positions, including three extra-curricular posts as well as a paraeducator position that was vacated by a teacher who spent 23 years

Top county candidates also top spenders

The top county candidates in the primary election were also the top campaign spenders, according to expenditure reports submitted to the county clerk’s office. For the commissioner race, Felix Carrizales, who topped the ticket, showed total contributions and expenses at

TCT hands local channel over to schools

by karla pomeroy A few months ago the Big Horn County commissioners stopped TCT’s live telecast of the commissioner meetings due to an error in which an executive session was taped. Starting this month community events and meetings previously televised

BTurnout for primary set at 65 percent

by nathan oster Sixty-five percent of Big Horn County’s registered voters cast ballots in the Aug. 19 primary election. While that percentage tops the statewide turnout — set at 46 percent by Secretary of State Max Maxfield — and the 59 percent