Category: News

Commissioners at odds over public health

by karla pomeroy The Big Horn County commissioners last fall wanted to ensure that no county employee was supervised by a state employee, especially when it came to public health. With legislation enacted this year making that possible, two of

Council puts $1,500 toward fireworks

by nathan oster The fireworks campaign is $1,500 closer to its goal, thanks to the Greybull Town Council. Councilman Myles Foley, who is leading the campaign on behalf of the Greybull Area Chamber of Commerce, had set a goal of

Filing window opens for town, county seats

by nathan oster The filing period for the offices to be voted upon in the Aug. 19 primary election is now open. Two of the three seats on the Big Horn County Commission will be up for grabs this year.

Undone tasks, grandkids await for Weekes


by marlys good Francie Weekes is retiring from her job as speech and language patholigist in the Greybull school district, but she won’t be moving far from her roots. Francie, the daughter of John and Madeline Oleson of Emblem, was

Governor talks economic development, flooding


by barbara anne greene Council members, mayors, town manager and clerks from Greybull, Basin and Manderson met Gov. Matt Mead at Greybull Town Hall Wednesday to discuss the ice jams that affected the towns and county in March. Greybull Mayor

Hello Goodtimes to perform at Hills Alive


by marlys good Four young Christian men with a love of music, Adrian Melin, Seth Hoblit, Keegen Jenness and Jud Foote, combined their respective talents to form the band Hello Goodtimes and have entered a contest that will take place

Three share valedictory honors at GHS

By marlys good Logan Jensen, Sabrina Heuschkel, McKenna Powers and Ceirra Carlson are the top graduates of the Class of 2014. Logan, Sabrina and McKenna share valedictorian honors and Ceirra Carlson, just a spot back, is the salutatorian. The four

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