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New Byron chief sworn in

A new police chief and a new office employee were sworn into office before the Byron Town Council during a special meeting Thursday evening, May 24, that also included discussion on the cost of the annual fireworks show as part […]

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Criminal activity reflects signs of the times

Law enforcement officials saw the effects of a struggling economy and the arrival of sophisticated computer technology, used to both commit and combat crimes, on the rise in


Door-to-door salesman meeting

The Town of Lovell and the Lovell Police Dept. are considering a new ordinance regulating door-to-door salesmen, and they are seeking citizen input on the proposal in the

Was it a mountain lion?

Game warden looks into suspicious death of horse

A horse belonging to Sarah Wilkerson was found dead with what she thought appeared to be bite wounds on the front of its neck in a pasture located


Sheriff’s employee to be charged

Big Horn County Sheriff Ken Blackburn announced this week that a sheriff’s dept. employee has been placed on administrative suspension as the result of an investigation into the


Angell receives award

A judge once called him an “avenging angel” with a face like a “cherub,” but behind the badge Deputy Jeff Angell of the Big Horn County Sheriff’s department

Town mulls how to regulate salesmen

Few people like to be bothered by door-to-door salesmen, but most of us probably don’t mind – and even relish – a visit by a member of the

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Solicitors do not represent LPD

Last week our community was inundated with door-to-door solicitors selling many different products. One such product was a home security system. [caption id="attachment_1212" align="alignright" width="201" caption="Nick Lewis"]

LPD enforces underage drinking party law

The Lovell Police Department had a chance to enforce WS 6-4-406 – permitting house parties where minors are present -- this week after receiving a report of underage

Charges dropped in 2008 fatality

Charges have been dropped against a Lovell man who was on trial for the death of a Powell woman who was killed in a single-vehicle accident in 2008. Prosecutors