Category: News

Board approves another sped teacher

by nathan oster Big Horn County School District No. 3 will add another full-time, certified special education teacher for the 2014-15 school year as it tries to keep up with the increasing demands of its student population. Director of Special

Filings for primary election open May 15

by nathan oster The first significant date of the 2014 election season arrives two weeks from today, on Thursday, May 15, with the opening of the filing period for the various municipal and county positions that will be on the

Coming soon: Family Dollar

by nathan oster Ground has been broken for Greybull’s new Family Dollar store, which is being built at the corner of Sixth Street and Fourth Avenue North. Dave Murdoch, a preferred developer for Family Dollar, said that it’ll take about

Commissioners support BLM horse roundup

by karla pomeroy The Big Horn County commissioners last Tuesday approved a letter to BLM Field Manager Michael P. Stewart supporting the BLM’s recent roundup of estray horses in the county. The letter states, “Based on the background and process

Former Ernesto’s building sold to antiques dealer

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by nathan oster Gary and Becky Anderson have purchased the former Ernesto’s building and will soon be opening a new business in that location, at 1336 N. Sixth St. “We’re going to make an antique store out of it,” said

Board finalizes comp changes for teachers

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on April 8 agreed to offer new contracts to all of its classified staff members and to approve the recommended changes to the compensations packages of

County appoints new library board

By KARLA POMEROY Three new library board members were appointed Tuesday, just over a month after the Big Horn County commissioners terminated the board. The new board is Steven Harper of Lovell, one-year term; Ted Menke of Greybull, two-year  term;

Upside down buck hits world record books


by marlys good The cabin located in the Ranger Creek summer home group was built in 1939 by the Foe Brothers.  The shed mule deer antlers were “pounded” onto a head-shaped board and hung upside down on a wall adjacent

Happy ending for foals from roundup

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By Patti Carpenter Four foals, dubbed by wild horse advocates as the “Dry Creek quartet,” are now out of harm’s way and under the care of experienced veterinarian Dr. Lisa Jacobson in Northern Colorado. The foals—individually named by horse advocates

Schools to gain some, lose some, including Menke

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 made a number of personnel moves Tuesday night as it works to set its staff for the 2014-15 school year. Topping the list of the comings and goings were