Category: Community News

Looking back at 1944 launching of USS Manderson

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by marlys good The USS Manderson, a Boulder Victory Class World War II cargo ship, was launched Nov. 3, 1944. There are probably very few people who know that the small Wyoming town had a ship named in its honor

Shell Daze! includes garden tour, salad lunch, art show

“Shell Daze!” on Saturday, June 27, offers tours of five different gardens, a delicious salad lunch, and a stroll down an “avenue of art” at the Shell Community Church and Karyne Dunbar’s Art Shelter east of Shell. The events are

Antelope Butte Summer Festival is July 17-19

Performances by eight bands, competitions for kids and adults alike, food, beverages and the world famous bike toss highlight the lineup for the second annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival July 17-19 in the Big Horn Mountains. The event is a

Another big ‘49er weekend planned

by nathan oster The tug-of-war, open rodeo, parade and street dance have for years been the fan favorites on the Days of ’49 schedule, but they’ve got some competition for that distinction this year from a number of new and

Spotlight finds Mattis at Rockies game

by nathan oster A 2002 Greybull High School graduate recently got the royal treatment at a baseball game in Denver between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants. Derek Mattis, who entered the service right after high school, was introduced

1979 GHS grad now a judge in Montana

by marlys good On May 11, Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced that he had appointed a new interim judge to the Fourth Judicial District Court to replace retiring judge Ed McLean. From the seven attorneys applying to replace McLean, Gov.

Laird benefit an opportunity to give back

by marlys good “Life goes on, even though at times you wish it wouldn’t,” said Mike Laird on the eve of the anniversary of the death of his and wife Andrea’s 18-year-old son Brendon, who died June 6, 2014, from

Haller: 32 years of sharing love of music

by marlys good “It’s been a great gig, a great life, and I’ve made some incredible friends,” said Darla Haller on the eve of her retirement after teaching choral music in Greybull schools for 32 years. Darla knew when she

Shell show honors top prep artists

ART eye on lisa and kid

by nathan oster “Look into My Soul,” a super-realistic oil painting of an eyeball that was created by Greybull High School’s Bonnie Turner, took first place overall as well as the Principal’s Award at the dual district art show Friday

Piebrary a successful library fundraiser

photo by Lisa Kunkel

Piebrary most successful to date; $946 raised for summer program by marlys good In what Greybull Public Librarian Betty Koller termed “the biggest attendance so far,” over 100 were at the library Thursday evening to “taste-test” over 30 pies made