Patti Carpenter
An excavator and front end loader work on Main Street in Lovell last week. A traffic detour is now in place from Pennsylvania to Shoshone as crews work their way west with the street repair and water and sewer line project.

Detours now in place on Main Street

The Lovell Main Street reconstruction and water and sewer project moved into Phase II Tuesday with traffic now being detoured north to Third Street from Pennsylvania to Shoshone after work wrapped up on the east end of Main Street with […]

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Free boat rides Saturday at lake celebration

The lake is full, the weather is predicted to be perfect, and all area residents and visitors are invited to come to Horseshoe Bend Saturday for the 2014 Big Horn Lake Celebration, featuring free boat rides into Big Horn Canyon. […]

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Donna Holder, right and her daughter Denise Andersen took a trip to Ireland four years ago to enjoy their time together, following Holder’s battle with breast cancer.

The Relay for Life: One survivor’s story: Family, friends and faith source of strength for survivor

“If it doesn’t kill you it makes you stronger” is a mantra that Donna Holder learned well after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995. She was in her early 60s at the time. Holder felt a “suspicious” lump that […]

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The Jameson family – (l-r) Mike, Cristy, Michael and Stormy – pose next to a piece of equipment at Better Body Fitness Monday. The family recently purchased the fitness center from Chad and Lindsay Lindsay, Kevin Walker and Jodi Lindsay.

Jamesons purchase Better Body Fitness

There’s been a changing of the guard at the Better Body Fitness workout center in downtown Lovell with the purchase of the business by Mike and Cristy Jameson and Michael and Stormy Jameson. The business was started by Chad and […]

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Patti Carpenter
Archaeologist Chris Finley gives a unique lecture about the importance of garbage to a group of students at Rocky Mountain High School on July 8 as part of a summer program teaching the students to appreciate the historical story told through items left behind.

Project Archaelogist brings life to artifacts for summer school students

Archaeologist Chris Finley talked trash to a group of students at Rocky Mountain High School this summer. Literally. In an effort to show students how things uncovered from as recently as 50 to 100 years ago can tell a story […]

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News in Pictures


Peter Chidsey

Peter Chidsey, 76, passed away on March 6, 2014,

Kaylee Nicole Spomer

Kaylee Nicole Spomer

April 27, 2010 - July 5, 2014

John Meeks

John Meeks

Dec. 28, 1965 - July 1, 2014

Larry Duane Leonhardt

Larry Duane Leonhardt

Oct. 24, 1934 – July 5, 2014


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

[caption id="attachment_8404" align="aligncenter" width="402"] 2A Girls State Track

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


Shumway, Bulldogs impress at BYU Invite

[caption id="attachment_8250" align="alignright" width="153"] Lovell senior Kim Shumway