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The Big Horn County Commissioners are dedicated to preserving the health, safety & welfare of our citizens through conservative, responsive, & thoughtful action based on the premise that all people are entitled to fair, equal, & limited government.

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Media Release

September 22, 2016

Contact: Kelly Ruiz, Public Information Officer, Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, 307-777-4900

For Immediate Release

State receives anonymous threat through email

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – This morning, the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security received notice of an anonymous email with threats made against state facilities, schools statewide and the Cheyenne Regional Airport. Several other states have received similar emails.

The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security has shared this email information with the appropriate authorities. If any information develops validating the threat, the appropriate parties will be immediately notified.

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LIBRARY BOARD APPLICATIONS REQUESTED

Applications are requested from residents interested in serving on the Big Horn County Library Board. Applications are available below or at the clerk’s office.  Mail the application along with your letter of interest to Big Horn County Commissioners, P.O. Box 31, Basin, WY 82410, by 5:00 p.m., September 30th.

SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL DISTRICT APPLICATIONS REQUESTED

Applications are requested from residents of the Byron Solid Waste District who are interested in serving on the Byron Solid Waste Board.  Applications are available at below or at the County Clerk’s office. There are two 3 year term seat available.  Mail your application to the Big Horn County Commissioners at P.O. Box 31, Basin, WY 82410, by 5:00 PM, October 14, 2016.

Applications are requested from residents of the Big Horn County Solid Waste District who are interested in serving on the Big Horn County Waste Board.  Applications are available at below or at the County Clerk’s office. There are two 3 year term seat available.  Mail your application to the Big Horn County Commissioners at P.O. Box 31, Basin, WY 82410, by 5:00 PM, October 14, 2016.

Appointed Board Application

Download application for appoinment to board or commission. 

Commission Meeting Agenda

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Big Horn County, Wyoming

Big Horn County, Wyoming is located in the northern part of Wyoming's Big Horn basin.

Big Horn County was created from parcels taken from Johnson, Fremont, and Sheridan counties, and was organized in 1897.

The principal industries in Big Horn County are gas and oil development, bentonite mining, farming, ranching, and tourism.

The people in our communities still understand and exemplify the Old West traditions of hard work, self sufficiency, and mutual support. Our farms are second to none in sugar beet, grain, bean, and hay production.

Many sights of historical and natural interest are easily accessed and enjoyed on a tour through Big Horn County. Our county offers many attractions, including the Bighorn National Forest and Cloud Peak Wilderness, Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Refuge, Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site, Greybull Museum, Red Gulch Dinosaur Track Site, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area (also known as Yellowtail Reservoir) , Shell Falls, Paintrock, and the ancient Medicine Wheel. Outdoor recreationists find a wealth of wild game, fish, and outdoor scenery in Big Horn County.

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The people in our communities understand & exemplify the Old West traditions of hard work, self sufficiency, & mutual support.

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