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New location a big hit with triathletes this weekend

A new challenging course, an individual rather than group start on the swim, a cross country running trail and a high-tech timing system were changes embraced by participants of the Bighorn Canyon Triathlon held at Barry’s Landing last weekend. The […]

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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area officials are seeking public input for the rebuilding of the Ewing-Snell ranch house through an ArtPlace America grant. The historic building burned to the ground last December 9.
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Support sought for Ewing-Snell project

The historic Ewing-Snell Ranch northeast of Lovell will get a new lease on life as an art, science and research center if the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Many old friends saw each other for the first time in years during the Western Sugar Cooperative factory centennial celebration Thursday at Constitution Park. Here, Sheila Hansen hugs former plant manager Dan Lesser during the event.
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Huge community turnout for sugar factory centennial

More than 800 people attended a special celebration hosted by the Western Sugar Cooperative in Constitution Park on Thursday, celebrating 100 years since the factory set up shop

A little white church replicating the original Lutheran Church in Lovell was the overall winner at the Mustang Days parade held on Main Street in Lovell on Saturday.
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Mustang Days parade results announced

A replica of the original Lutheran Church, commemorating the upcoming 100-year anniversary of the congregation, was overall winner at the Mustang Days parade held on Main Street in

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray paid a visit to the Queen Bee Gardens honey candy story on Main Street in Lovell during his tour of North Big Horn County on Friday, June 10. Here, he visits with Queen Bee’s Ben Zeller, who sold Murray several bags of his favorite candy.
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Secretary Murray talks elections, business development

As the elections of 2016 approach – the August 16 Wyoming primary and the November 8 general election – there is great interest in elections and politics this


‘Sweet Memories’ roll on for Mustang Days

Mustang Days 2016 continues this week with its “sweet” lineup of events as the annual celebration rolls into high gear to the theme “Sweet Memories.” Mustang Days Chairman Nicole

Gene Zeller makes candy at the Queen Bee Gardens factory. The family-owned company is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its candy business this week in Lovell.
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Queen Bee Gardens celebrates 40 years of sweet success in honey candy business

The Zeller brothers and their employees at Queen Bee Gardens have a lot to celebrate this week and they are inviting the community to celebrate with them at

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Hyart Film Festival features select films, stage show

Since beauty (or art or film) is in the eye of the beholder, it’s difficult to say whether one year of the Hyart Film Festival is “better” than


From our files, June 9, 2016 | New highway shop planned in Lovell

100 Years Ago, June 9, 1916 The Cowley Weekly Progress Last Saturday, a deal was consummated whereby the Hendrie and Bolthoff Manufacturing Co. of Denver sold to C.S. Vaterlaus the

Joyce Collins

Collins files for State Rep. position

Constitution Party member Joyce Collins of Lovell has filed for the position of State Representative for the Wyoming House of Representatives for District 26. The position is currently