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Bob Baird shows an “ambassador of peace” medal he was awarded by the Republic of Korea for his service and sacrifice during the Korean War. The special medals are available for a limited time to veterans of the Korean War.
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Annual Veterans Day event fills Senior Center to capacity

In what has become a tradition, the dining room at North Big Horn Senior Citizens Center was filled to capacity on Wednesday, Nov. 11, with local military veterans, their families and well-wishers attending a luncheon held to honor those in […]

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Dave Reetz

Council gives Lovell Inc. the go-ahead

The Lovell Town Council gave Lovell Inc. interim director Dave Reetz the green light Tuesday night to continue to rebuild the organization, approving the release of funds contained

Lily Phillips

Fundraising efforts for Deaver toddler nets more than $30,000

The people of Deaver reminded many of us about why we cherish our small Wyoming communities this past weekend when they opened their hearts, and their pocketbooks, to


Kids envision fort design for Cowley Family Park

Ideas are coming together for the Cowley Family Park in the wake of a brainstorming session held the morning of Halloween – Saturday, Oct. 31 – at the


Elevator going in at LDS Stake Center

A new elevator at the end of the east wing of the Lovell Stake Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will soon be in

Schools on lockdown Wednesday

Lovell and Rocky Mountain schools were placed in lockdown late Wednesday morning as a precaution against an unspecified threat. According to sources and social media, an individual who was

Aubrey Walker (left) and Jill Carpenter examine possible routes for a walking path in Lovell following the formal presentation by Christy Fleming at the community walking path meeting Thursday night at the Bighorn Canyon NRA Visitor Center.
David Peck photo

Strong start to Lovell walking path project

An interested group of walking enthusiasts gathered at the Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center Thursday to discuss the possibility of joining forces with the National Park Service to promote

North Big Horn Hospital employee Emily Hart (left) and Madge Hampton watch the “garden talk” during the Lovell Community Garden kickoff event Oct. 17 at the site of the plot near the North Big Horn Senior Citizens Center and Rose City West.
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Community garden kick-off event includes information, work session

A small but interested group of gardeners learned about the new Lovell community garden, then joined together to help prepare the garden plot for spring planting during a


Another excellent year for beet growers

The sugar content and quality is above expectations and the beet harvest is about 80 percent done in the Lovell area, according to Randall Jobman, Senior Agriculturalist for

Maddie Campbell samples some chili during the Steven Muller fundraiser Saturday at the care center. The chili cook-off was tasty and drew several contestants. Winners were Brandy Tippetts, Julie Watson (a tie for white chili) and Rob Long.
David Peck photo

Fundraiser for Muller held under sunny skies

A special fundraiser for leukemia patient Steve Muller attracted friends, family and coworkers Saturday for a day of fun in the sun and the chance to help the