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Justin Durtsche, a captain in the Wyoming National Guard, walks toward a  Black Hawk helicopter he is piloting this week as part of the Charlie Med unit that was activated on Sunday to provide air medical evacuation support to victims stranded in flood zones in Colorado.
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Lovell natives help others in Colorado flood zone

Teri Durtsche said that she feels very lucky that her family is safe and their home in Loveland, Colo. was not devastated like many nearby from the flood waters ravaging Colorado this week. While she stays home keeping an eye […]

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Lovell tops ‘young families’ ratings list

Lovell has been named the “Best Town in Wyoming for Young Families” by the business website NerdWallet.com. The site, which provides news, information and ratings on finance, investing, education,

Zona was also thrilled to have her only granddaughter Christy attend her birthday party at the New Horizons Care Center along with her two great-grandchildren, Toni and Anthony.
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Zona Bird is 100 years young

[caption id="attachment_6704" align="alignright" width="412"] Zona was also thrilled to have her only granddaughter Christy attend her birthday party at the New Horizons Care Center along with her

Jerry Anderson poses in front of the bell tower at the Lovell Elementary School, the final school he taught at during his 18-year career.
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Anderson missing working with special ed kids

[caption id="attachment_6706" align="alignright" width="290"] Jerry Anderson poses in front of the bell tower at the Lovell Elementary School, the final school he taught at during his 18-year

Museum board members Rich Fink and Karen Spragg have some good-natured fun at the museum fundraiser while announcing winners of the silent auction items on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Lovell Community Center. 
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Fundraiser nets more than $10K for Lovell-Kane Area Museum

[caption id="attachment_6696" align="alignright" width="326"] Museum board members Rich Fink and Karen Spragg have some good-natured fun at the museum fundraiser while announcing winners of the silent auction

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Jan Ellis: Kids ‘stole her heart’ in School District 2 while she boosted life skills for 28 years

[caption id="attachment_6695" align="alignright" width="229"] Jan Ellis[/caption] It’s not often that a person can say with utter sincerity, “I loved every minute of it,” after 28 years in a

These Shores of Safety members Jacob Price, Koty Johnson, RJ Flores and Kenny Grant performed at the Oasis Aug. 3. Not pictured is Aaron Flores.

Local metal band shares a positive message and loves making music

Looking for a band that will “rock your socks off?” Well, local metal band These Shores of Safety loves making music and sharing a positive message with its

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Relay raises more than $38K to fight cancer

More than 400 candle-lit luminarias, 10 teams of dedicated fundraisers and countless volunteers helped raise $38,758 to benefit the American Cancer Society at the sixth annual Relay

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Disturbed by what I saw

I thought I was open-minded. Raised by my open and well-educated mother and father, and having traveled fairly widely and having known a lot of different kinds of

Lovell High School sophomore Curtis Purcell caught a record-breaking Sunfish in Lovell Lake on July 9, at around 7 p.m. while fishing with his father. He thought about throwing it back but kept it because it swallowed the hook.
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Young fisherman breaks record with catch

Fifteen-year-old Curtis Purcell has one heck of a fish story to tell after finding out that a Green Sunfish he came close to throwing back into a lake