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Rescue teams stretched this weekend with three mountain searches

Search teams were kept busy this weekend with three rescues overlapping at around the same time in the Big Horn Mountains, employing the full resources of two counties, along with both state and local search teams. Resources were stretched to […]

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Officials tour parkway route to forge collaboration

Local leaders and members of the Crow Nation who love the Big Horn Canyon region came together with local, state and federal officials for a tour of the


Despain takes the reins of Rocky football

A man with a passion for football and who has deep ties to the community is the new head football coach at Rocky Mountain High School. Richard Despain takes

Jamie Flitner

Flitner in a landslide for HD26

Jamie Flitner of Shell was a landslide winner in Tuesday’s primary election, garnering 70 percent of the votes cast to earn the Republican nomination for the expiring House

Deb Craft

Nail-biting county commissioner primary puts Craft on top 

The race for the Republican nomination for the Big Horn County Commission went down to the wire on Tuesday, with Deb Craft of Basin coming out on top,

Lovell Mustangs shortstop Cole Wambeke scoops up a ground ball during the state tournament in which the Mustangs went 2-2 and placed fourth.
Photo by Cody Tucker, Douglas Budget

Mustangs upset Cody, place fourth at State

In their finest post-season performance in many years, the Lovell Mustangs followed their second-place finish at the district tournament with a fourth-place finish at State last week, forging

JoDawn Leonhardt aims for the next barrel in a barrel race competition held on Saturday at the Cowley Rodeo grounds to benefit the Dacean Thomas family.
Patti Carpenter photo

Outpouring of support at barrel race fundraiser

Some local cowgirls and a few cowboys held a barrel-race event this weekend raising $2,715 for their friend Dacean Thomas, who was injured last month in a serious

The new Bairco Construction office building and shop was mostly completed during the spring and was opened to the public Friday during an open house and luncheon. The new location includes new offices, warehouse space, cold storage building and plenty of land for equipment.
David Peck photo

Bairco shows off new building with open house

Bairco Construction showed off their shiny new office building to the public during an open house Friday. Bairco, a specialty civil construction company founded by Devin and Stacy Bair,

U.S. House of Representatives candidate Leland Christensen (center) and his son Hunter (left) chat with  voters during the Big Horn Republican Party Meet the Candidates forum in Greybull last Tuesday, July 26.
Lisa Kunzel photo

County voters meet GOP candidates

While offering differing views of the challenges that lie ahead, the five GOP candidates for the Big Horn County Commission all touted their deep ties to the county


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