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Nine Lovell High School students made all-state choir this year, including (front row, l–r) Drake Welch, Hunter Tippetts, Logan Hitz, Paul Montuy and (back row, l-r) Jamie Kite, Miranda May, Kaitlyn Mickelson, Emilie Asay and Afton George.
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Vocalists take top honors in all-state choir

Music instructors from Rocky Mountain and Lovell High Schools are singing the praises of their vocal students who made the all-state choir after auditioning in early November at Powell High School.

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Letters to Santa are online!

Our annual Letters to Santa section is now online. Take a look here [caption id="attachment_9679" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Original artwork by Garnet Clark, Rocky Mountain Elementary

Firemen Justin Workman (left) and Jordan Hitz assemble Christmas food baskets at the Lovell Fire Hall on Monday. The firemen passed out 175 baskets this year.
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Firemen deliver annual Christmas baskets

Firemen fanned out into North Big Horn County Monday delivering a very special Christmas present to many families who could use a lift during the holidays: the

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Tri County Co-op members vote yes  on proposal

Tri-County Telephone Cooperative members voted overwhelmingly to support the sale of the company to Neil Schlenker and Big

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New online resource allows consumers to compare hospitals

The Wyoming Hospital Association (WHA) has unveiled an online resource for consumers who want to compare hospitals in the State. The system is called Wyoming CheckPoint and is

Little Aavah Mangus is spending her Christmas in Children’s Primary Hospital in Utah due to complications caused by a rare medical condition.

“Aavah’s Angels” hold fundraiser for Mangus baby

A group of good-hearted fifth-graders at Lovell Elementary School were so moved by the plight of their classmate’s baby sister that they decided to hold a fundraiser to

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TCT sale meeting Saturday in Basin

A special meeting of the Tri County Telephone Cooperative will be held at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Dec. 20, in Basin at the TCT shop. Finalization of the

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Committee continues to look at alternative Medicaid expansion

As an estimated 18,000 uninsured residents continue to put pressure on medical providers in Wyoming, especially the state’s rural hospitals, as members of the Joint House Labor, Health

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Lovell native Meeker pens novels to be released soon

For Lovell native Terri Meeker, writing has always been her love – but she was also her harshest critic. That self-deprecating belief pattern almost caused her to not

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.

Western Sugar fined $44,500 in death of factory worker

The Western Sugar Cooperative has been fined a final $7,000 in connection with the Jan. 4, 2014, death of Anfesa Marie Galaktionoff at the Western Sugar factory