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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.
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Sheriff’s Department makes ends meet with free surplus equipment

  Big Horn County Sheriff’s deputies will be sharing a newly acquired armored personnel carrier worth $683,000 with joint tactical response teams from sheriff’s departments in Washakie and Hot Springs counties. The beauty of it all, is that it isn’t […]

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Big Horn County Sheriff Ken Blackburn kicks up his heels at a special benefit designed to raise awareness about victims of domestic violence and to raise funds for the CARES organization that helps victims of violence in Big Horn County. 
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Campaign designed to raise awareness of domestic violence

A woman was chained to a stove, another had her throat slit, another died as she tried to protect her child and another hid


Bighorn National Forest enforcing stay limits

A rise in the number of unoccupied recreational vehicles on the Bighorn National Forest has led the Forest Service to increase patrols in the national forest. Dispersed camping (outside

Jared Knudsen

Knudsen joins Lovell PD

Jared Knudsen has joined the Lovell Police department. Knudsen has already started his field training and is expected to enter the police academy in April of next year. Knudsen

Nick Lewis

No bikes on downtown sidewalks

There has been concern expressed by a citizen about the increased bicycle traffic on the sidewalks in the downtown area. I just want to remind bicycle riders that


New Byron chief sworn in

[caption id="attachment_3741" align="alignright" width="242" caption="Jeff Noall was sworn in as the new Byron police chief and Donna Booth took the oath of deputy clerk on Thursday, May 24th."]

Bert Mann

Mann free on reduced bail

Bert Mann made an appearance for his preliminary hearing on Monday in Circuit Court, in Lovell, before Judge Thomas Harrington. [caption id="attachment_2949" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Bert Mann"][/caption] Mann’s

Sheriff Ken Blackburn

Blackburn and Sheriff’s Department honored for leadership role

The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Ken Blackburn received the Leadership in Advocacy award presented by the Wyoming Coalition Against Violence and Sexual Assault (WCADVSA). The


Reward offered for info about poached antelope

Local game warden Jim Hobbs is asking for help from the public that will help the Wyoming Game and Fish Department apprehend the individual or individuals who illegally

Kurt Dobbs

Former DCI head Dobbs new officer in Lovell

An officer with a wealth of experience and varied career is the new school resource officer for the Lovell school system. Kurt Dobbs, who went to school in Deaver,