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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.



Training Opportunity 

ALICE Active Shooter Response Training 

Basin - January 12, 2017

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Lovell – January 17, 2017

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Class Summary:

ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate) is a set of proactive, options-based strategies that increase your chances of survival during a violent intruder or Active Shooter event.

 This 4-hour training course is designed to teach citizens the skills and strategies that bridge the gap between the time a violent event begins and law enforcement arrives.

Class Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this training the student will:

  • Have the understanding, they have the right to make decisions for their own safety when confronted with a violent situation
  • Have an understanding of the profile and dynamics of an active shooter event
  • Understand the purpose and methods of Alerting
  • Understand the purpose and methods of lockdown and barricading
  • Understand the purpose and importance of keeping law enforcement, employees and others informed of what is happening on scene whenever possible
  • Understand the purpose and methods of countering when confronted with a violent situation

Safety Equipment:  Safety equipment for this training will be issued onsite by the training provider, but long pants and long sleeved shirts or coat are recommended

 Dedicated Volunteers Needed

Nominations are being sought for the Big Horn County Fair Advisory Committee.  Nomination forms are due by January 5th 2017 and should be submitted to PO Box 31 Basin WY 82410.  This Committee will be critical to the continued success of the Big Horn County Fair.   

Click here for Committee Guidelines

Click here for Nomination Forms


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.





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

Photo of Devil's Kitchen in Big Horn County, WY