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Fair board secretary Carl Nielson sprays down the new multi-pupose building floor at the Big Horn County Fairgrounds.
Kynli Smith photo

New additions in the spotlight as fair begins

Some new events and a new building will make their debuts at this year’s Big Horn County Fair. “These new attractions are going to draw people and bring more of a crowd,” said Big Horn County Fair Manager Vangi Hackney. […]

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Jed Nebel

Administrator Nebel looking to give back to his community

A young man with deep roots in the community has been hired as the new administrator for the Town of Lovell.

Lovell native Jed Nebel, son of


Barry’s Landing Fire scatters campers, threatens ranches

A fire near Barry’s Landing on Saturday that may have started from a spark thrown by a brush hog being operated by a federal employee early in

Dave Reetz

Veteran developer Reetz to assist Lovell Inc.

Is a formal economic development effort still viable in Lovell? That’s what longtime economic development professional Dave Reetz will find out over the next few weeks as

Jennifer Snell

Weight loss show featuring Lovell resident to air July 14

A yearlong weight loss journey for Lovell resident Jennifer Snell will be featured as part of ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss series on July 14. The two-hour show

The Cowley Splash Park featuring a variety of fun water stations will open to the public as soon as a switch arrives to allow the park to operate properly. A grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held during the Cowley Pioneer Day weekend.
David Peck

Splash park ready to go in Cowley

A new water park in Cowley is about ready to make a splash.

Cowley Splash, located just beyond (west of) the right field fence at the Cowley

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating the circumstances surrounding two counterfeit bills that were passed in Lovell within the last few weeks.

Counterfeit bills found circulating in Lovell

If it feels strange to the touch and doesn’t have a watermark, the bill you’re holding in your hand could be counterfeit. According to Sgt. Scott Allred

Doug Savage uses a stepladder to reach a hot spot at the shop fire west of Cowley Tuesday, one of more than 100 calls the fire department has already responded to this year.
David Peck photo

Lovell firemen tackle fire in Big Horns

From the top of the Big Horns to a pair of rural fires in the Big Horn Basin below, the Lovell Volunteer Fire Dept. has had a


New lumberyard opens doors east of Lovell

A Lovell man with years of experience in the retail lumber business is striking out on his own, opening Bazooka Lumber and Livestock LLC with the help

Heated meeting held in Byron amid questions of mayor’s authority

A tense and emotional special meeting of the Byron Town Council with several heated exchanges involving council challenges to the mayor’s authority Monday night was recessed with