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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »

George David Michaels

Dec. 2, 1924 – Aug. 12, 2014 Funeral services for George David Michaels of Burlington were held Aug. 16 at the LDS Church in Burlington. George, 89, died Aug. 12 at the Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody. He was born Dec. 2, 1924, the son of John and Elnora

Frances Ruth Blumenshine

Oct. 5, 1921 – July 23, 2014 Graveside services for former Greybull resident Frances Ruth Blumenshine of Thermopolis were held July 29 at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Frances, 92, died July 23 in the Wyoming Pioneer Home. She was born Oct. 5, 1921, in Rawlins, the daughter of James

Anders sacrifice won’t be forgotten

by nathan oster Mabry Anders may be gone, but he hasn’t been forgotten. Earlier this month, a group of motorcyclists on a 2,000-mile trek that stretched from the West Coast to Mount Rushmore made a stop in Greybull to honor Mabry’s ultimate sacrifice and the family that he left behind,

Lipp wins 4-way race for district court clerk

by nathan oster Serena Lipp spent the night of the primary election at her mother’s house, surrounded by her family. Fitting, she says, because her victory in the four-person race for clerk of the district court wouldn’t have been possible without them. “You don’t do this kind of thing alone,”

Carrizalez, Hyde end Grant’s run on commission

by karla pomeroy After 16 years, there will be a new commissioner for Big Horn County with longtime commissioner Keith Grant losing out to Felix Carrizales and John Hyde in his bid for a fifth term during Tuesday’s primary election. Carrizales topped the ticket for the Republican nomination for two