Category: Community News

Growing up in Greybull

by marlys good Connie Tweddle Collingwood’s roots go back to her maternal grandparents, Will and Delia DeSomber. Her mother, Ruth, was the oldest of the couple’s six children that included Ray, Neva, Dorothy Knittle), Marion (Hankins/Leavitt) and Murrin. The DeSombers

Parade, trick or treat, haunted houses and music make for fun-filled Halloween

It should be a fun Halloween with a full slate of activities that kicks off at 8:30 a.m. at the Greybull Elementary School, and winds down at a Haunted House Show with live music hosted by the Garay family at

GHS yearbook judged second best in 2A

GHS yearbook staff

by nathan oster Greybull High School’s 2013-14 yearbook, the Paintbrush, earned runner-up honors in the 2A division at the Wyoming High School Student Press Association convention held Monday in Casper. The Paintbrush finished just one point behind the winning entry,

G&F welcomes new Greybull biologist

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department welcomes new Greybull biologist Leslie Schreiber to the Cody Region. As the Greybull area biologist, Schreiber oversees the management of wildlife in the northeast portion of the Bighorn Basin. The Greybull biologist district encompasses

Werbelow’s petunias catch motorists’ eyes


by marlys good George Werbelow has created an oasis of color at his home on Emblem Bench. If you’re driving to or from Cody you can’t miss it. First you’ll spot the long windbreak that extends from the east to

Mule Deer performance highlights HATS


by marlys good The Hands Across the Saddle (HATS) fundraiser held Saturday evening garnered a thumbs-up from event-goers, and featured entertainer Gary Mule Deer got rave reviews as he kept the 200-plus attendees laughing and clapping for over an hour.

Reilly returning to his roots

by marlys good Describe in your own words what it was like to grow up in Greybull, we asked 1948 GHS grad Bill Reilly. The retired lieutenant colonel, who lives in Missouri, summed it up in three words: “What a

Powers inducted into Naval Academy


McKenna Powers was inducted into the United States Naval Academy in an impressive ceremony held July 1 in Annapolis. Her mother and father, Cindy and Duane Powers, and her older sister Alex were present for the swearing-in ceremony. McKenna’s big

‘Spares’ plane once transported Eisenhower


by marlys good The YouTube story about the very first Air Force One being unknowingly purchased by Greybull’s favorite and most notable pilot, Mel Christler, gets more interesting with information included in an Internet article on Christler Flying Service. According

DeSilva comes “home” again


by marlys good During commencement exercises for the Greybull High School Class of 1975, one of the graduates receiving a diploma was a dark-eyed, dark-haired young lady from Brazil who had spent the school year as an exchange student at