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The combined speech and debate team from Lovell and Rocky Mountain High Schools is off to a good start this season already placing in a number of events at tournaments. Pictured are (back row, l-r) Dylan May, Assistant Coach Jason Zeller, and Cole Moncur (middle row) Mariah Harford, Mikayla Thompson, Sage Whicker, Head Coach Deb Fink and (front) Jessica Emmett.

May and Moncur take fourth with duet at Worland

By Patti Carpenter The combined speech and debate team from Lovell and Rocky Mountain High Schools traveled to Worland this past week to compete against teams from 17 schools, Jan. 10-11. Dylan May and Cole Moncur took fourth place with […]

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Barrasso introduces bill calling for more security on healthcare exchange

By Patti Carpenter U.S. Senator John Barrasso teamed up Senator Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) to introduce legislation last week they say is designed to protect private health information entered by

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Worker killed in ‘tragic accident’ at Western Sugar factory

An industrial accident Saturday at the Western Sugar Cooperative factory in Lovell claimed the life of a North Big Horn County woman. [caption id="attachment_7459" align="aligncenter"

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Travis Peterson comes home to teach seminary

For Travis Peterson, it was a sudden change, but a very welcome change. [caption id="attachment_7457" align="alignright" width="198"] Travis Peterson[/caption] He was coming home. Peterson, a Cowley

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Bid awarded for north hangar; business to move from Powell

The Big Horn County commissioners this week accepted a bid for the 75x75 hangar at the North Big Horn County Airport near Cowley. Two bids

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Woman killed at Lovell sugar factory

An industrial accident Saturday at the Western Sugar factory in Lovell claimed the life of a North Big Horn County woman. Big Horn County Sheriff

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Top 10 Stories of 2013

1 [caption id="attachment_5904" align="alignright" width="332"] Jonathan and Aaron Barker peek down from the top of the frame while threading the new screen at the Hyart Theatre during the

Big Horn County Sheriff’s deputies acquired a used, armored personnel carrier for free through a special federal program designed to place equipment not in use by the Dept. of Defense with law enforcement agencies in small communities.
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Sheriff’s Department makes ends meet with free surplus equipment

  [caption id="attachment_7421" align="aligncenter" width="380"] Big Horn County Sheriff’s deputies acquired a used, armored personnel carrier for free through a special federal program designed to place equipment not

Alert reader Jennifer Gould sent this photo of a shop fire in Deaver early Tuesday morning. The fire consumed a shop owned by Jim Fuller and was a total loss.
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Early morning fire burns shop

An early morning fire claimed a shop on the edge of Deaver Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_7419" align="alignright" width="228"] Alert reader Jennifer Gould sent this photo

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Sheriff’s deputies arrest suspect in fuel theft

The cooperative efforts of employees at a local construction site, a brave female undercover officer and a tip from a concerned citizen allowed Big