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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 More »

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Nugent, Vallely rally Tea Partiers

by nathan oster Rob DiLorenzo set the stage for Saturday’s Big Horn Basin Tea Party picnic, reminding attendees that the fundamental mission of the movement is to get voters to Take Education More »

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41st demo derby a huge success

by karla pomeroy Twenty-two cars entered the record-setting 41st annual Big Horn County Fair Demolition Derby Sunday with Payton Gonzalez of Greybull coming out victorious. There was also a record or near-record More »

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Locals among county fair rodeo winners

by nathan oster Casey Good defended his title in the calf roping and was on the third- and fourth-place finishing teams in the team roping, making him one of the big winners More »

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What’s happening to honeybees?

by marlys good What is causing the unprecedented losses of honeybees in the United States that has been occurring within the past decade, but more so in the past seven or eight More »

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Balls away!

by nathan oster The culminating moment of another successful “Balls Away” fundraiser for Midway Golf Club came Saturday afternoon when 334 golf balls were dropped on a target located on the course’s More »

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Summer Festival a showcase for Antelope Butte

by nathan oster A summer festival meant to showcase potential summer uses at Antelope Butte in the Big Horn Mountains was a tremendous success, according to organizers. Mark Weitz, who heads the More »

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Van Gelder says goodbye to Big Horn 100

by marlys good It was a sentimental weekend for Tom Van Gelder who was bidding farewell not only to the Big Horn 100, but to his friends and neighbors in Greybull where More »

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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 More »

Carl Joseph Scheiner

Feb. 19, 1920 – July 31, 2014 Cremation had taken place and no services are planned for Carl Joseph Scheiner of Shell. Carl, 94, died July 31 at Bonnie Bluejacket Memorial Nursing Home. He was born Feb. 19, 1920, in Berlin, Germany, the son of Rudolf Franz and Elizabeth Reichelt

41st demo derby a huge success

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by karla pomeroy Twenty-two cars entered the record-setting 41st annual Big Horn County Fair Demolition Derby Sunday with Payton Gonzalez of Greybull coming out victorious. There was also a record or near-record crowd watching the derby with unofficial tallies showing paid attendance of 1,050. There were nine cars in the

Locals among county fair rodeo winners

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by nathan oster Casey Good defended his title in the calf roping and was on the third- and fourth-place finishing teams in the team roping, making him one of the big winners at this year’s Big Horn County Fair rodeo Saturday night in Basin. Good, with a 14.51, captured the

Forest fires burn near Lovell, Hyattville

by nathan oster Cooler temperatures and higher humidity on Tuesday helped firefighters reach 100 percent containment on the Roane Creek fire, which has been burning in the Bighorn National Forest since a lightning strike last week. The U.S. Forest Service reported the fire in timber and grass about two miles

What’s happening to honeybees?

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by marlys good What is causing the unprecedented losses of honeybees in the United States that has been occurring within the past decade, but more so in the past seven or eight years? Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)? Parasitic mites? Nosema? Pesticides? Or a combination of all four? The blame can