Category: News

Mountain lion spotted, trapped in Shell


by nathan oster A mountain lion made a surprise visit to Shell last week, killing a domestic cat and “showing no fear whatsoever” of humans before being trapped and hauled away by Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel. “He didn’t

HATS VII another success

HATS jess with pic

by marlys good “It took us seven years, but hopefully we have it down,” said HATS board member Scott Good on this year’s event. “It was the smoothest one we’ve ever had, from start to finish.” As of Monday, final

GOP candidate’s father booked for Tea Party picnic

by nathan oster The father of a Republican presidential candidate and a 27-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency with inside knowledge of what really happened in Bengazi have been booked as two of the guest speakers for this year’s

Livestock sale total nears quarter of a million

by nathan oster It was another record year for the Big Horn County Fair’s junior livestock sale. The sale, the featured attraction of Friday night’s fair lineup, was held for the first time in the new Big Horn REA Arena.

Morris featured performer at HATS VII

HATS paintings

Doors at the Herb Asp Community Center open at 3:30 Saturday, Aug. 8 for the seventh annual Hands Across the Saddle benefit. Beverly Brimley, co-founder of the charity organization with husband Wilford, will be in attendance, as will Wilford’s son,

Local students top state averages in PAWS testing

by nathan oster Big Horn County School District No. 3 students topped the statewide averages in 10 of 14 content areas on the Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students (PAWS) during the 2014-15 school year. The Wyoming Department of Education released

Inman has big plans for Fossil Rock Tavern

Shell Bar Owner horiz

by nathan oster She grew up in West Africa and Southeast Asia, owns two college degrees, is a single mom and has worked in variety of jobs, from serving as an administrative assistant to working at five-star hotels and resorts.

Police investigating random attack on walk path

A woman in her 30s suffered numerous scratches and abrasions late Sunday night in what Greybull Police Chief Bill Brenner is calling the worst act of random violence that he has seen in his 15 years of law enforcement in Greybull.

Summer Festival a first step for ABF

ABF wide1

by nathan oster “Every journey starts with a single step.” Long attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius, the saying fits perfectly in describing last weekend’s Antelope Butte Summer Festival in the Big Horn Mountains. Whether it was a runner breaking

Council orders 3 new sedans for police department

by nathan oster The Greybull Police Department will soon be getting new vehicles, but not the number or body style that they requested during this year’s budget talks. Council members on Monday decided the several-month-long, Sedan vs. SUV debate on