All posts tagged community

North Big Horn Hospital Clinic receptionist Barbara Mitchell models the type of mask that may, in some situations, provide the wearer with some protection from airborne droplets that may contain the flu virus. 
Patti Carpenter photo

Flu season

Uptick of confirmed flu cases reported in the area   According to official reports, a bad, icky, swine-like flu virus is just beginning to rear its ugly head in Big Horn County. North Big Horn Hospital and Clinic medical provider […]

Continue Reading...
Western Sugar Co-op factory in Lovell, WY.

Factory remains closed during cleanup

The Western Sugar Cooperative sugar factory in Lovell remained idle this week as employees worked to sanitize equipment in response to an order by

sugar-factory-death-SM

Worker killed in ‘tragic accident’ at Western Sugar factory

An industrial accident Saturday at the Western Sugar Cooperative factory in Lovell claimed the life of a North Big Horn County woman. [caption id="attachment_7459" align="aligncenter"

6-17-2010DSC_2364-Sugar-Factory-Sunset

Woman killed at Lovell sugar factory

An industrial accident Saturday at the Western Sugar factory in Lovell claimed the life of a North Big Horn County woman. Big Horn County Sheriff

NEPECO fire

Top 10 Stories of 2013

1 [caption id="attachment_5904" align="alignright" width="332"] Jonathan and Aaron Barker peek down from the top of the frame while threading the new screen at the Hyart Theatre during the

Christy Fleming
Notes from Bighorn Canyon

Walking a mile, or three, in their footsteps

  [caption id="attachment_7418" align="alignright" width="228"] Christy Fleming
Notes from Bighorn Canyon[/caption] Before Christmas I made my monthly trip to Fort Smith to check on things

David Peck

A year of progress

  [caption id="attachment_1634" align="alignright" width="179"] David Peck[/caption] This is the issue where we sum up the year gone by with our annual year in review

Big Horn County Sheriff’s deputies acquired a used, armored personnel carrier for free through a special federal program designed to place equipment not in use by the Dept. of Defense with law enforcement agencies in small communities.
Courtesy photo

Sheriff’s Department makes ends meet with free surplus equipment

  [caption id="attachment_7421" align="aligncenter" width="380"] Big Horn County Sheriff’s deputies acquired a used, armored personnel carrier for free through a special federal program designed to place equipment not

bighorn-sheriff

Sheriff’s deputies arrest suspect in fuel theft

The cooperative efforts of employees at a local construction site, a brave female undercover officer and a tip from a concerned citizen allowed Big

12-26-2013_DSC_2487_JaciHooper_SM

Local author publishes children’s book

[caption id="attachment_7352" align="alignright" width="318"] Jaci Hooper poses with her new children’s book “Gary.” The author plans a local book signing after the holidays.
David Peck photo[/caption]