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Frigid weather stops Main Street project in its tracks

Contractors working on the Lovell Main Street Project this fall have been fortunate as the weather has stayed mostly favorable – until this week. With final repair and patching work under way last week and scheduled to continue this week, […]

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Veteran Terry Wilkerson presents a “Quilt of Valor” to his uncle Frank Wilkerson, during a special event held at the North Big Horn Senior Center on Tuesday, honoring veterans in the community.
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Local veterans honored at Senior Center event

Thirty-eight local veterans representing a cumulative 368 years of service to their country were honored at a luncheon held in their honor at the North Big Horn


Meeting scheduled to discuss G&F pheasant management program

It costs the Wyoming Game and Fish Dept. more to raise a pheasant than the cost of a tag to shoot it. That’s a situation G&F officials

Angel Montanez

Montanez, Brightly beat incumbents

North Big Horn County voters elected three new mayors Tuesday, two of whom defeated incumbents.

[caption id="attachment_9431" align="alignright" width="300"] New Lovell mayor Angel Montanez (right) chats with

Felix Carrizales

Carrizales, Hyde elected commissioners; sheriff re-elected

The general election was a mirror image of the primary election with Felix Carrizales topping the ticket for county commission and John Hyde second to retain the


Banks defeats Monk for District One School Board

There will be a few new faces on local school boards following Tuesday’s general election.

The School District No. 1 Board of Trustees will have a


Trick or Treat at NHCC and Senior Center

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Inez and Milt Ontiveroz of Lovell (center) recently celebrated two milestones with family members. Pictured are their children, from left, Victoria Welan of Phoenix, Ariz.; Anna Fink of Lovell; Mike and Milton Ontiveroz, both of Laramie; and Cec Moats of Cheyenne.
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Inez and Milt Ontiveroz celebrate birthday, wedding milestones

Longtime Lovell residents Inez and Milt Ontiveroz late this summer celebrated a pair of milestones with their family.

[caption id="attachment_9375" align="alignright" width="300"] Inez and Milt Ontiveroz of

A column of steam flows from one of the pipes at the Western Sugar Factory in Lovell. The factory is running 24/7 to process the heavy yield of beets harvested this year.

Third generation workers lead Western Sugar Factory

There’s new leadership at the Western Sugar Co. factory in Lovell, but that team comes with deep roots.

[caption id="attachment_9377" align="alignright" width="300"] Rob Johnson, left, and Shannon


General Election – Local candidates

Be informed … Read what local general election candidates have to say about the issues online including those running for mayor, council, school board, etc. in Lovell, Cowley, Byron,