Category: News

Public Health discusses need for additional nurse

BY BARBARA ANNE GREENE Public Health Nurse Bobbie Jenks discussed some options with the Big Horn County Commission for an additional nurse on April 19. She presented several options and the financial impact of each one. One option would be

Town presents key elements of business plan for pool

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council devoted a portion of its special meeting Monday night to discussing the short- and long-term financial implications that would be associated with the construction, operation and maintenance of an outdoor swimming pool. Earlier

ABF takes possession of recreation area

ABF Weitz signs

The Antelope Butte Foundation is now the owner of the lodge, chairlifts, maintenance buildings and other man-made infrastructure at the ski area at Antelope Butte, which moving forward will be called the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area. The U.S. Forest

Riverton native cycling around the world

By David Peck Astronomer. Physicist. Optics specialist. STEM education enthusiast. Scientist. Husband. Father. Proud Wyoming native. All of the above titles fit Riverton native Dr. Scott Action, who spoke in Greybull last Monday night, then visited Lovell. And now one

School announces plan to cut $158,000

by nathan oster Big Horn County School District No. 3 has scheduled a May 2 town hall-style meeting on four specific cost-cutting aspects of its plan to balance its budget for the 2016-17 school year. The hearing starts at 5:30

Pool hearing shows mix of opinions

by nathan oster The first official public hearing on a proposed bond issue to build a new outdoor swimming pool produced comments that were similar in tone to those voiced more informally earlier this spring to members of the Big

‘Arabian Nights’ theme for Saturday’s Junior Prom

Buff Gym will be turned into an enchanted “Arabian Nights” fantasy land for Saturday’s Junior Prom. The evening kicks off at the Greybull High School auditorium at 9 a.m. with the grand march, followed by the crowning of queen and

Residents complain about new utility rates

by nathan oster A trickle of dissent has begun trickling into Town Hall over the new utility rates. One customer, Raelene Kelley, voiced her concerns during Monday’s meeting of the Greybull Town Council. “You have no idea whatsoever how many

Council finalizes MOA, sends to school

by nathan oster The Greybull Town Council has officially signed off on the terms of a memorandum of agreement for an outdoor swimming pool, putting the ball squarely in Big Horn County School District No. 3’s court to determine whether

Congressional contenders gather for Lincoln Day event

BARBARA ANNE GREENE U.S. Senator Mike Enzi was the keynote speaker at the Big Horn County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner.

by barbara anne greene There was no shortage of representation of the candidates running for the U.S. Representative office that is currently held by Cynthia Lummis. Candidates Liz Cheney, Leland Christenson, Rex Rammell and Charlie T. Tyrrel were at the