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A Lovell Volunteer Fire Dept. fast response truck hurries across a field as flames race north behind a strong wind Monday northeast of the Western Sugar Factory.
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High winds stoke fires, rain helps quell the flames

A good douse of rain was welcomed by firefighters in the early hours of Wednesday morning after fighting fires all week caused by controlled burns that were sent out of control by high winds. The abnormally high winds and dry […]

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Kane general store

Soup and pie event Saturday

Come fill up on homemade soups and pies and a little bit of local history at an all-you-can-eat supper slated for Saturday, April 11 at the Lovell

A firefighter holds back flames with a continuous spray of water near the John Petrich home, during a fire that quickly spread through the Shoshone River bottom on Saturday evening, threatening several nearby residences.
Photo Courtesy Travis Davis

Fire rips through river bottom, threatens homes in Byron

A fire pushed by moderate winds quickly spread through very dense, dry brush and trees along the Shoshone River bed near Byron, threatening everything in its path,


Lovell Police Department

Jolley back on the job after police academy training in Douglas

After 13 weeks of intensive training at the State Law Enforcement Training Academy in Douglas, Lovell

Deanna Martineau has been selected out of more than 20 applicants to replace retiring Cheri Hoffman as the principal of Lovell Elementary School.
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Martineau joins LES staff as new principal

Deanna Martineau has been hired to replace retiring Cheri Hoffman as the principal of Lovell Elementary School. Martineau was selected out of more than 20 applicants who applied


Easter services schedule

Christians in North Big Horn County will celebrate the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ this week with a variety of Holy Week services, culminating with

The Main Street reconstruction and water and sewer project continues.
Patti Carpenter

Lovell Streets highway project resumes Monday

Additional work is scheduled to begin Monday, April 6, on the $4.9 million Lovell Streets highway improvement project. Traffic is not scheduled to be detoured during the spring project. Prime contractor Reiman


Raising Kane in Kane: a book about people and their stories

There’s a little truth, a little rumor and a whole lot of history in Art Schatz’ new book “Raising Kane in Kane.” Schatz, who was born in


Lovell council approves chief and administrator candidates

After considering applicants for chief of police and town administrator Monday night, Mayor Angel Montanez and the Lovell Town Council pared a list of 27 applicants to

Volunteer Megan Wilson shows off some of the dresses that were available during the 2013 Prom Closet event.
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Prom closet opens its doors on Friday

With prom night just around the corner, a special event called the “Prom Closet” will offer gently used, low cost formal dresses, shoes, jewelry, purses, wraps and