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Council to consider mayor’s appointees Jan. 29

by nathan oster Mayor Myles Foley said he will be prepared to offer recommendations for town attorney and the vacant seat on the council when the Greybull Town Council gathers for a special meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29

Pink Games generate nearly $2,000

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by nathan oster The Pink Games on Friday night involving the basketball communities of Greybull and Tongue River high schools — coaches, players and fans included — generated nearly $2,000 for local breast cancer programs and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. “It

‘Empty Bowls’ gets wholehearted support

photo by Lisa Kunkel

The community came together in support of the first annual “Empty Bowls” benefit held Friday night at the Herb Asp Community Center and about $1,300 was raised. The money will be donated to local efforts to help the hungry in

Most of mayor’s appointments win approval

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council’s first regular meeting of 2015 produced no resolution to the question of who would fill the vacancy on the governing body, but it did provide answers about who would serve in other leadership

Fewer arrests, citations for GPD in 2014

by nathan oster Chief Bill Brenner doesn’t know how to explain it, but the numbers couldn’t be more telling. 2014 was a quiet year for the Greybull Police Department. In fact, it was the quietest since 2008, when the town’s

Legislative session set to begin

by patti carpenter A Wyoming alternative to Medicaid expansion, stiffer penalties for negligent employers for workplace deaths, a raise for minimum wage workers, firing squads, legalization of marijuana and changes to how minerals are taxed are just a few of

Foley era begins at Town Hall

photo by Lisa Kunkel

by nathan oster Greybull’s new mayor is eager to get to work. “I’ve received a lot of positive input and I think people are excited,” said Myles Foley, who officially took the oath of office during a special meeting Friday

Collingwoods, Murdochs share lighting contest victory

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by nathan oster The Scott and Ronna Collingwood residence in the Heights and the Paul and Claudine Murdoch home on Sixth Avenue North were the cream of the crop in this year’s Greybull Area Chamber of Commerce holiday home lighting

County pulls public lands position

by karla pomeroy The Big Horn County commissioners will not be considering the public lands position at this time. Chairman Jerry Ewen announced Monday that they would not proceed with the position. “It’s become obvious it’s not going to work,”

Humble Christmas left precious memories

Kay and Dave Mattis share their story of a humble family Christmas in 1973 that remains among their favorite memories: “Christmas 1973 was approaching. In August, while traveling through the West, we had put earnest money on an 8-acre ‘ranch’