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This baby picture of local author Grover Howe getting a bath in a metal tub shows the rustic conditions of the ranch he grew up on near Kane.

Author adds dose of local color to western novels

Grover Howe gave up his career as an attorney in the big city to return to the family farm located near Lovell. The simple country life he now lives has allowed his imagination to overflow with images of western life […]

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Gambling and slots removed at special town council meeting

  100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress,¬†November 16, 1912 Yesterday evening the Wyoming Electric Light Improvement Co., turned on the current and

Centennial -1952-Chronicle-Staff

From our files: Free cigars for a good healthy smoke given away in 1962

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress November 1, 1912 Prof. Martin desires to announce that the B.H.A. basketball team is now organized and ready to meet any team between New

Crow Tribe Cultural Director Burton Pretty On Top gives a blessing in four directions during an opening pipe ceremony that was part of the Two Eagles Interpretive Trail dedication Saturday morning.

Cultures unite at Two Eagles Trail dedication

Capping a nearly 10-year process of archaeological and ethnographic study, interpretation, learning, collaboration and, ultimately, preservation, understanding and cultural unity, officials of the National Park Service and the


From our files: UW students find housing in their homemade trailer

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress September 28, 1912 Partial Wyoming Electric Light Improvement Company Ad: How about your light bill? You, who are burning oil lamps, do you


From our files: Big Horn Academy begins fourth year with 80 students

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress, September 21, 1912 The B.H.A. began its fourth year of school here with a registration of about eighty students, with a large number yet


Handsome reward offered for return of fountain pen

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100 Years Ago

The Cowley Weekly Progress, September 14, 1912 Secretary & Treasurer Wheeler of the Wyoming Electric Light Improvement Co. spent part of the week


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Lovell to get airline service?

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress, August 10, 1912 The Barnum & Bailey shows in Billings were attended by perhaps the greatest crowd that the

Kane general store

Kane Day celebrated Saturday

Contrary to popular belief, the town of Kane has never been under water. Want to learn more about this fascinating community? Or do you have a story or