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Lovell Fire Capt. Bob Mangus and Fire Chief Jim Minchow stand in front of the department’s new extrication truck that has many modern features.

Fire District One to lower mill levy

After giving to the community for many years through service, the Lovell Volunteer Fire Dept. and Fire Protection District No. 1 are now giving back to their community monetarily by lowering the tax that landowners pay for fire protection. Fire […]

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Search and Rescue Council reimburses $164k to counties

The Wyoming Search and Rescue Council met May 30 in Riverton to consider 12 county sheriffs’ requests for reimbursements for search and rescue costs. The council approved $163,856.73


Speaker series, campground programs begin

The Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area will present a summer speakers’ series again in 2013. The presentations will take place at the Cal S. Taggart Lovell Visitor Center


Speed limit reduced on Road 12 1/2

The Big Horn County commissioners, at their regular meeting Tuesday, June 4, approved a motion and later a resolution to set the speed limit on Road 12½ east


WyDOT still short funds with fuel tax hike

The 10-cent fuel tax increase that goes into effect July 1 will not generate enough funding to move the Wyoming Department of Transportation out of its preservation mode.

Wyoming Adjutant General Luke Reiner makes a point during a meeting with Lovell community leaders Friday morning.

State, local officials seek compromise on armory

It’s one of those good news/bad news situations, and it may take seven years or longer to implement, but the Lovell community could eventually lose its Wyoming National


Referendum signatures insufficient

State Capital – The Secretary of State’s Office has notified sponsors of the proposed referendum on Senate Enrolled Act 1 (original Senate File 104) that the petition filed

Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon spoke at the Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet Friday night.

State Treasurer Mark Gordon speaks at banquet

State Treasurer Mark Gordon toured Lovell Friday, then joined in the festivities at the annual Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce Community Banquet at the Community Center. Gordon, who was


Looming sequester creates uncertainty at local level

The leaders of many federally funded organizations in the area are on edge as they anticipate budget cuts that could kick in if the federal government sequester rears


Powell’s contract means lower rates but less landfill life

Powell’s one-year contract with North Big Horn County Landfill means lower rates for Big Horn County towns and residents. The Town of Powell will be bringing an estimated 5,000