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Lea Sorenson

Lea Sorenson turns page to ‘new chapter’ after retiring as library aide in School District #1

Lea Sorenson’s 20-year career as a library paraprofessional in Big Horn County School District No. 1 speaks volumes. The Lovell resident, who retired in May, feels that she’s “started the next chapter” of her life and is enthusiastic about it. […]

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Whitney Dodd

Dodd assumes victim witness coordinator role at CARES

Whitney Dodd has been promoted to the position of victim witness coordinator for the CARES organization in Big Horn County. Dodd began working for the organization as a

Sharla Zwemer

Zwemer has fond memories after 27 years of teaching

When describing her 27 years as an elementary school teacher in Big Horn County, Lovell resident Sharla Zwemer is most enthusiastic about the thrill of seeing her students

Christy Fleming makes a point as fellow Rose City Recycling committee members Celecia Gallagher, left, and Danielle Peck listen during Tuesday night’s public forum at the Lovell Community Center.
David Peck photo

Recycling committee makes its case

Members of the Rose City Recycling Committee took their case for a formal, town-operated recycling program to the public Tuesday night, outlining possibilities and plans during a

More resignations at police department: Mayor sees light at the end of the tunnel

The last week has been a whirlwind for the Lovell Police Department with two more experienced dispatchers resigning on the heels of head dispatcher Ron Salyer, a

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Support shown for water tower during community forum

From firemen and hospital employees to average citizens, strong support was expressed for a proposed water tower on the upper bench above Lovell during a well-attended public

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Community garden in early planning stages as organization efforts begin

To David Barton, Clinical Educator at North Big Horn Hospital, a field of weeds near Rose City West could someday be a field of dreams for the

According to witnesses, some trailers look like they exploding from within following an extreme weather event on Monday night in a popular camping area in the Big Horns.
photo courtesy Big Horn County Sheriff’s Dept.

Microburst wreaks havoc in Big Horn Mountains

A microburst with winds estimated by the National Weather Service in the 90 to 100 mph range cut a path a quarter mile wide and two miles long

SGT. Steve Allred

Allred leaves LPD

Citing long hours that have affected his family and his business, an increasingly dangerous work environment and lack of support or guidance from the mayor and the town

Cokeville Miracle

‘Cokeville Miracle’ to feature speaker Friday night

Those watching “The Cokeville Miracle” at the Hyart Theatre on Friday night will be in for a treat with the appearance of Ron Hartley, a deputy sheriff who