Category: Community News

From swimming in Senior Olympics to running with reindeer


by marlys good John Kunkel doesn’t waste time. The retired teacher competed in the Wyoming Senior Olympics in Cody Feb. 19-20, where he captured the gold in the 1650-meter freestyle swimming with a time of 29.01.6. Three weeks later, on

Debaters place second at state

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by marlys good It was a great weekend for the Greybull High School speech team. When the rounds at the State Speech Meet in Buffalo were completed and figures tallied, Greybull finished second in the 1A/2A division, the highest finish

Forensics team takes third at Worland meet

By marlys good One point was the difference between second and third place at the Worland Invitational last weekend and it was the GHS team coming up that one point short and having to settle for third behind second place

Walton skies to Olympic golds

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by marlys good It was Olympic gold for Carolyn Walton at the Senior Olympic Winter Games held recently in Cody. Walton won gold medals in the 75-79 age division in both classic and freestyle skiing with times of 41.57 and

Craft joins newspaper staff

by nathan oster Connie Craft brings more than two decades of sales experience to her new job selling advertising for the Greybull Standard and its sister publication, the Basin Republican-Rustler. Craft is no stranger to Greybull. The daughter of Bill

Grant looks back on 16 years of service

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by karla pomeroy Lovell resident Keith Grant concluded 16 years of service to Big Horn County Dec. 31, as his fourth term as county commissioner ended. Grant, first elected in 1998, served from 1999-2014. He was defeated in the primary

Holidazzle lights up downtown

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by nathan oster From start to finish, it was a Holidazzle celebration to remember, with warmer-than-expected temperatures, a parade featuring a record 17 floats, and music and laughter filling the air in downtown Greybull on Friday afternoon. The town, which

GMS students launch ‘kindness campaign’

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by marlys good Morgan Taylor wanted to make a difference. The GMS eighth grader is new to Greybull and new to the middle school. But it didn’t take her long to get in sync. Morgan, the daughter of Marla Taylor-Thomas

“Sound of Music” on stage at GHS

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by marlys good “The Sound of Music” opens a three-night stand today (Thursday, Nov. 20) at 7 p.m. in the Greybull High School auditorium. Presented by Big Horn County School District No. 3 and the Greybull Fine Arts Council, “The

Lt. Col. Earl Madsen, unsung hero

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by marlys good The Greybull Standard has covered stories of local veterans reaching back to World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War and Afghanistan, veterans who served overseas and those who remained stateside, serving their country in whatever capacity they