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From our files | Ferrell Mangus finds hidden coins in home remodel

From our files  100 Years Ago, May 5, 1916 The Cowley Weekly Progress Editor Vaterlaus’ note: Former President Roosevelt showed his grand character in its fullness a few days ago, in a speech before a body of Republicans in the […]

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From our files |Todd Crosby returns from Operation Desert Storm

100 Years Ago, April 28, 1916 The Cowley Weekly Progress With the stage set to produce the most telling political effect possible, with the lights dimmed to shroud in mystery the


Child abuse: an ugly part of our society | Second in a Series

Child abuse and neglect doesn’t exist here. One would like to think that, however, the Wyoming 5th Judicial District Court handled 23 cases of child abuse and/or neglect

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From property to people, a history of child abuse and neglect | First in a series

April was first proclaimed National Child Abuse Prevention Month in 1983 by President Reagan and continues in an effort to protect children from abuse and promote healthy families. The

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‘Cokeville Miracle’ to feature speaker Friday night

Those watching “The Cokeville Miracle” at the Hyart Theatre on Friday night will be in for a treat with the appearance of Ron Hartley, a deputy sheriff who


Dollies celebrate 50 years of kicking up their heels

They’ve been called Lovell’s ambassadors, the face of the Mustang Days celebration. And they’ve been kicking up their heels for 50 years.

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North Big Horn Senior Center quilters (l-r) Caroline Boltz, Verna Hawkins, Erma Palan, Joan Swisher, Judy Quarles and Eva Wagner enjoy a visit while tying a quilt at the center.
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Loving hands continue the tradition of making quilts for the needy

In 2005, a local LDS Women’s Relief Group set a goal of making 2005 quilts in the year 2005. Not only was that goal exceeded, but


From Our Files: Johnny honored by Sports Illustrated

100 Years Ago, December 4, 1914, The Cowley Weekly Progress

Our government never faced so tremendous a problem as that now lying dormant at the doors of congress and

Veteran Terry Wilkerson presents a “Quilt of Valor” to his uncle Frank Wilkerson, during a special event held at the North Big Horn Senior Center on Tuesday, honoring veterans in the community.
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Local veterans honored at Senior Center event

Thirty-eight local veterans representing a cumulative 368 years of service to their country were honored at a luncheon held in their honor at the North Big Horn

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Take the elevator for credit at the Cowley Merc  100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress, Jan. 30, 1914 Ad (The Cowley Merc. Co.): During the present