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Krystal and Bill Pulver each hold an Ice Rage frosty drink in their new Happily Grounded coffee stand this week. The new business on East Main in Lovell features more than 60 flavors of Italian sodas, smoothies, coffees and other drinks.
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New coffee/smoothie stand opens in Lovell

A new coffee stand offering a variety of hot and cold coffees, Italian sodas, smoothies and other frosty drinks opened its doors a little more than three weeks ago in Lovell. Happily Grounded, owned and operated by Bill and Krystal […]

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Szlemko files for Lovell Town Council

The self-described “Lovell town complainer and grumpy old man” has thrown his hat into the ring to seek a spot on the Lovell Town Council. Jim Szlemko, a frequent

Rocky Mountain seventh-grade math team members (l-r) Taylor Despain, Devin Gilmore and Zane Horrocks won the State Math Contest at Northwest College April 27. Despain racked up 495 points to earn individual honors.
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Rocky Mountain Middle School math team wins state contest

The Rocky Mountain Middle School seventh-grade math team showed they are true math whizzes as they took top honors at the Wolsborn-Drazovich State Mathematics Contest at Northwest College

Jack Brinkerhoff (center) accepts donation checks from Lovell Woman’s Club members Leslie McArthur (left) and Sylvia Crosby on behalf of Sylvia's sister Garnet Sorenson this week as a campaign kicks off to raise funds to replace the roof at the Hyart Theatre. 
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Fundraiser aims to replace leaking roof at the Hyart

The Hyart Theatre, know to some as the “Grand Ol’ Lady of Lovell,” needs a new roof. It’s as simple as that and Hyart board member Jack Brinkerhoff

Earning top honors as valedictorians (left) for the Lovell High School Class of 2016 are (l-r) Mykelle Nichols, Sara Clark and Karlie Keller. 
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LHS Top of the Class | Six receive top academic honors at Lovell High School

Six senior girls with perfect or nearly perfect grade point averages have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the Lovell High School Class of 2016. Sara Clark, Karlie Keller

Volunteers gather in a staging area set up by emergency responders in the Big Horn Mountains during a search for two snowmobilers reported missing last week.
courtesy photo/LaRae Dobbs

Big Horn Mountains Ordeal | Rescuers find snowmobilers

  What started out for two relatively experienced snowmobiling buddies as a short ride to grab a bite to eat at a backcountry lodge in the Big Horn Mountains


An explanation of the Byron lawsuit

Guest Column   I have been asked by several people to explain in plain English what the lawsuit brought by the Mayor of Byron was all about and what was

Lovell volunteer firefighters Seth Mayes and Justin Workman work with Marvin Matthiesen of the forest service team on a major fire last week that burned for three days east of Lovell.
photo courtesy/Lovell Fire Department

Fire season in full force

A 135-acre fire that started last Thursday and burned for three days in the Five Springs Ranch area east of Lovell is a reminder that fire season is


Final in the Series | Organizations working to end child abuse

Judge David Soukup was instrumental in creating a program of community volunteers that would support and represent children’s needs, such as the Volunteer Guardian ad Litem Program that


Seeking long distances | Riverton graduate cycling around the world to promote James Webb Space Telescope

Astronomer. Physicist. Optics specialist. STEM education enthusiast. Scientist. Husband. Father. A man with proud Wyoming ties. All of the above titles fit Riverton High School graduate Dr. Scott Acton,