A large crowd gathered at the historic Cowley Town Hall Saturday for the dedication of the Korean War plaque, as shown by this photo taken during Bob Baird’s keynote address.

Korean War veterans honored during Cowley ceremony

  Some have called it “The Forgotten War.” But don’t tell that to the large crowd that gathered in front of the historic Cowley Town Hall Saturday afternoon to honor veterans of the Korean War. They were there to dedicate […]

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Relay for Life event on for next weekend

The annual Relay for Life event will be held on the track at Rocky Mountain High School in Cowley on Saturday, Aug. 9. Normally, the event is held on the athletic playing field at Lovell High School, which is currently […]

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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area lists campfire talks for August

August is going to be a big month for campfire talks at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. In the south district, Ranger Elgart will be discussing a close-up view of the canyon with her talk “Do You See What I […]

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Man escapes tractor after power line downing

A young Lovell man is lucky to have come away unscathed after the spray trailer he was pulling downed a live power line at the family farm east of Lovell last week. Lovell Fire Chief Jim Minchow said the Lovell […]

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News in Pictures


Donald H. Paxton

Donald H. Paxton

Feb. 23, 1926 - July 26 2014

DW Harry

DW Harry

Oct. 1, 1922 – July 19, 2014

Ralph Lew Parker

Ralph Lew Parker

Oct. 21, 1940 - July 22, 2014

Jay Lindsay Asay

Jay Lindsay Asay

June 5, 1960 - July 26, 2014


Winner of the Big Horn Canyon Triathlon, Ladell Merritt, races toward the staging area on his bicycle on Saturday, July 19, at Horseshoe Bend.

Lower than expected turnout for triathlon didn’t hamper fun

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LHS junior Chayli McArthur reaches for distance during the long jump competition at State Track in Casper May 23. McArthur won the event, sailing 16-4¼.
David Peck photo

A long ‘track record’ of success for Lovell thinclads

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Lovell senior Kade Englert clears the bar in the high jump Saturday in Lander. Englert placed fifth with a jump of 6 feet.

Regional champs: Fourth straight sweep for Lovell thinclads

[caption id="attachment_8326" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Lovell senior Kade Englert