Category: News

Recipients of Easterly award announced

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by nathan oster The first recipients of a lifetime’s worth of Wyoming fishing and small game hunting privileges, courtesy of a memorial fund set up to honor Tom Easterly and Wayne Johnson, are a pair of Greybull High School students,

Wirtzberger joins school board

by nathan oster The Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of trustees on Wednesday tapped Michael Wirtzberger to fill the seat vacated by Dave Haller until the next school board election in November of 2016. Wirtzberger was one

Town plans switch to evening mosquito spraying

by nathan oster Town officials are planning to switch to an evening spraying schedule on July 6 in their continuing efforts to combat an out-of-control mosquito population. Administrator Paul Thur said Town Hall has fielded many phone calls from frustrated

Antelope Butte Foundation signs purchase, sale agreement with USFS

ABF President Mark Weitz signing the PSA

Nonprofit making significant strides toward reopening On Friday June 19, the Antelope Butte Foundation (ABF) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) to purchase the existing ski area infrastructure and improvements. ABF purchased

Open house for new fair building set for Sunday

by tammy thornberry Big Horn County Commissioner Felix Carrizales is on tap to give the opening speech at an open house for the new building on the Big Horn County Fairgrounds. The event will be held Sunday, June 28 at

Fireworks fund climbs to $6,446

by nathan oster A flurry of donations in the past week, including a $100 bill that was dropped in one of the red, white and blue buckets at the grocery store, has pushed the Greybull Fourth of July fireworks fund

New ranger office opens for business

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by nathan oster Monday was the opening day of the Medicine Wheel Ranger District’s new office in Greybull — and if the first few hours were any indication, south Big Horn County residents aren’t going to have any trouble getting

More FF&E bids awarded for new GMS

by nathan oster The process of filling the new Greybull Middle School with the furniture, fixtures and equipment it needs to operate continued last week when the Big Horn County School District No. 3 board of education approved more than

P.E.A.K.S. fundraiser benefits cancer patients

by nathan oster For the fifth consecutive year, all roads in the P.E.A.K.S. to Conga fundraiser will lead to Shell, where on the afternoon and evening of Saturday, June 27 there will be a silent auction, food and drink and

Cost of outdoor pool: $1.1 million

by nathan oster Interstate Engineers has provided a report to the town, suggesting that it could build a seven lane, rectangular pool on the lot adjacent to the Herb Asp Community Center for approximately $1.1 million. “That is, give or