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Commissioners continue discussion about Lovell Dispatch Center

The topic of the Lovell Dispatch Center was not on the July 19 draft agenda for the Big Horn County commissioners. However, due to the huge response they received about the topic after their last meeting, the commissioners decided that […]

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County valuation plummets | Oil, natural gas among largest decliners between 2015-16

Big Horn County’s assessed valuation, which is a measure of the value of all properties in the county, has plummeted by 22 percent and now sits at its


Bighorn National Forest to implement Stage 1 fire restrictions

Sheridan, Wyo. (July 27, 2016) – Forest supervisor Bill Bass has signed a special order to establish Stage 1 fire restrictions in the Bighorn National Forest. The restrictions

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St. Joseph’s Catholic Church welcomes Father Louis Shea

Father Louis Shea, recently of Jackson, Wyo., has begun his charge of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lovell as of July 6. He serves the church in Greybull,

ElRay and Ann Bridges will ride in the Cowley Pioneer Day Parade as the 2016 Grand Marshals. 
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Cowley Pioneer Day | ElRay and Ann Bridges honored as Pioneer Day parade marshals

(Reprinted from the Cowley Pioneer Day Book.) We were both raised in the southwest corner of the Salt Lake Valley but in adjoining communities and met while attending Riverton


Pitch for grant to rebuild Ewing-Snell ranch house made during site visit

 Around 20 community members including many influential leaders turned out on Friday to support a grant request to rebuild the historic Ewing-Snell Ranch main house that burned to

Rodeo Queen

Deaver teen on road to recovery after serious horse accident

Dacean Thomas won the distinctive honor this year of representing her community as queen of the Cowley rodeo. The 15-year-old is already an expert horsewoman, competent on horseback

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Artist In Residence Kit Frost now at Bighorn Canyon

Kit Frost, the second of five 2016 Artists In Residence, will be at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area through July 22, arriving July 11. Frost is a photographer from


Rocky Mountain students learn archaeology for summer school

The tipi resting on school grounds just east of the Rocky Mountain football field in Cowley was erected two weeks ago as part of a hands-on summer school

The clinic addition at North Big Horn Hospital is nearing completion, with an expected occupancy date sometime in the fall.
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Fall occupancy projected for North Big Horn Hospital addition 

The clinic addition at North Big Horn Hospital and other hospital improvements are in the home stretch now, with many aspects nearing completion. [caption id="attachment_11449" align="alignright" width="200"] An expansive