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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 realize what your light bill amounts to each month? You […]

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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

From our files:

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


9/11 Memorial


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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

From our files: Kit Carson Buffalo Ranch circus disappoints all

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress, June 1, 1912 About half the town went down to Lovell to take in the Kit Carson Buffalo Ranch circus and they were

Memory Walk organizer Denise Andersen started the walk nine years ago after watching a close friend decline from Alzheimer’s disease.

Memory Walk raises funds for Alzheimer’s cure

Thirty-four participants walked a combined total of 86 miles and raised $2,417 to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Overcast skies and occasional light rain didn’t hamper


Senior housing subdivision plat approved

Reacting to a recommendation from the Lovell Planning and Zoning Commission and believing that concerns expressed about the design of the project could be mitigated, the Lovell Town

Firemen's memorial mural

Remembering 9/11

[caption id="attachment_1405" align="alignleft" width="236" caption="Lovell Fire Chief Jim Minchow (left) and Captain Bob Mangus pose next to the 9/11 firemen’s memorial mural on the side of the Lovell