Category: News

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.

General Election Results

Greybull voters elected a new mayor and two new council members during Tuesday’s general election. Myles Foley, owner of the Historic Hotel Greybull, outpolled Bob Graham by five votes, 311-306. For two seats on the council, Scott Mattis with 455

Voters head to polls Tuesday

by nathan oster After months of going campaigning, of meeting with and talking to voters, the big day is almost here. Election day in Wyoming is Tuesday, Nov. 4, the culminating act of the democracy in which we live. Polling

Schools consider concussion testing

by nathan oster A physician and the director of nursing at Midway Clinic urged the Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on Thursday to participate in a concussion testing program that would make it easier to

Author: Humans can overcome ebola

Fall, forum, ebola 017

by bob rodriguez Addressing the worst ebola epidemic in history with an eye toward the possibility of it spreading worldwide from West Africa to countries including the United States and becoming a pandemic, a noted author opened his talk at