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A lawsuit filed by Colorado-based wild horse advocacy groups over issues related to how the BLM manages wild mustangs in the Pryor Mountains like the ones pictured above was decided in favor of the Bureau of Land Management this month after a five-year legal battle.
Patti Carpenter

Court rules in favor of BLM in wild horse lawsuit

After a five year legal battle with Colorado-based wild horse advocacy groups over issues related to how the BLM manages wild mustangs in the Pryor Mountains, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the […]

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Christy Fleming
Notes from Bighorn Canyon

Walking a mile, or three, in their footsteps

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Notes from Bighorn Canyon[/caption] Before Christmas I made my monthly trip to Fort Smith to check on things

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

  [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

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Public weighs in on 2014 Lovell Main Street Project

Merchants and business owners gathered at the Lovell Community Center Monday for a pair of meetings designed to continue the process of getting the word out

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Town may be able to retire bonds sooner

The CPA performing the Town of Lovell’s annual audit informed the town council last week that the town may be in a position to pay off the water

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Big Horn Lake meeting Thurs., Nov. 7

The Bureau of Reclamation will present water supply conditions in the Big Horn Basin and discuss the agency’s proposed fall/winter operating plan for Yellowtail Dam/Big Horn Lake at

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Town of Lovell addresses replacement fee change

The Town of Lovell announced in a letter to utility customers this week that water and sewer replacement fees that over time are paying

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Town, rec district to raise pool fees

It looks like fees are going up at the Lovell swimming pool. Acting on a recommendation from the Lovell Recreation Dept., the Lovell Town Council voted Tuesday night to

Barricades like this set at the road to Devil’s Canyon Overlook were erected Tuesday morning throughout the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area following the partial government shutdown in Washington, D.C., that caused most National Park Service employees to be furloughed.
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Budget impasse shuts down Bighorn Canyon NRA

The barricades went up Tuesday morning, sealing off the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area from visitors in the wake of the federal budget impasse that has caused federal

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Effort to raise beer tax fails in committee

[caption id="attachment_6843" align="alignright" width="82"] File graphic[/caption] An effort to increase Wyoming’s lowest-in-the-nation beer tax was narrowly defeated by the Joint Revenue Committee during a meeting last week, much