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10 I The Lovell Chronicle I March 18, 2010 www.LovellChronicle.com Former Denver Broncos running back and current Denver television journalist Reggie Rivers spoke to employees at the S&L Industrial annual meeting on Feb. 23 at the Lovell Community Center. Rivers spoke about setting goals, never giving up and focusing on things a person can control. DAvm PECK  .... , ;:: Due to a date conflict the ' ::,. Big Horn County :::: Republican Convention will be changed to: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 7 p.m. Big Horn County Fairgrounds Delegates and alternates will be elected to attend The State Convention. Pd.for by BHC Republican Party NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE County Road 9 will be closed to through traffic on Monda3 March 22 and Tuesda3 March 23. This closure will be from County Lane 9 to County Lane 10-1/2. Sidon Irrigation is replacing the lateral that currently crosses County Road 9. Thank you for your patience during this time. Sidon Irrigation District 1 board looks forward to tour of new 6-12 school BY BRAD DEVEREAUX The Rocky Mountain 6-12 School went up fast last spring and is now be- ing completed, hidden from spectators as contractors work on the interior de- tails. Members of the District One board will take a tour of the facility on Thurs- day, April 8, at 6 p.m., with an executive session at 7 p.m. followed by the regu- lar April board meeting at 8 p.m. They scheduled the tour at the March board meeting Thursday, March 11, in Cowley. Facilities Director Mi- chael Simmons reported to the board about the prog- ress of the 6-12 project at Thursday's meeting. The interior continues to look more and more complete: Simmons said, as addition- al case work is installed, walls are painted, floors are polished, window and door frames are installed and tile is set. He said electricians and mechanical operators continue to rough in, set art sinks, insulate pipe, set dust filter piping, in- stall classroom returns, fit equipment in the main me- chanical room, prepare for permanent power and in- stall permanent lighting fixtures. EB Berger recent- ly arrived on the site to be- gin the application of resin- ous flooring, Simmons said. The 6-12 project has in- cluded six change orders, increasing the cost by a to- tal of $77,598. Changes in- clude replacing the remain- der of the aged clay tile drain beneath the future parking lot, revising the ir- rigation system at athletic fields, changes in flooring, and changes in door hard- ware to keypad operation. Groathouse Construc- tion has also utilized their allowance of $186,013 worth of design develop- ment or project enhance- ments, Simmons said. The total changes in both categories equal less than 1.3 percent of the orig- inal contract value, Sim- mons said. Simmons said asbestos abatement has been fin- ished up at the former Big Horn Academy, which will become the new district ad- ministration offices. The district is awaiting approv- al of the abatement. The board spent time talking about leadership governance training that they are currently going through. They discussed the district mission and ex- pectations, which are still in draft form. They plan to have the documents fi- nalized by the April board meeting, Hocker said. The three board ex- pectations focus on profi- cient reading in grades 3-8, eighth-grade students be- ing offered a chance to pass algebra and ACT scores, Hocker said. In other news, the board: Approved the pur- chase of a special needs bus for $127,411 and a regular bus for up to $105,360. Approved a Joint Pow- ers Agreement with the Big Horn County Juvenile Ser- vices Board. Recognized the Burl- ington boys and girls bas- ketball teams for winning state championships in 2010. Recognized state res- tling champs JR Vezain and Kaleb Hoyt of Rocky Mountain High School. Recognized Ron McAr- thur for becoming a Wyo- ming School Boards As- sociation certified board member. Recognized Dave Monk for his service as the board's WSBA advocacy li- ason. Monk received a cer- tificate from the WSBA. Recognized Burling- ton High School valedic- torians Sam Davidson, Paige Neves, Bonni Schatz and salutatorian Camilla Jones. Recognized Rocky Mountain High School vale- dictorian JR Vezain and sa- lutatorian Melanie Wahl- brink. Approved a request of employees to donate sick days to a fellow employ- ee who had run out of sick days because of illness. Cancer Sup00port Group Meeting Thurs., March 18 at 7 pm Deb FrankoLane, R.N., M.S.N. from Big Horn County Counseling will be speaking on caregzver stress. Everyone is invi(ed. .......... "l" Cancer Patients, Care Givers,  F ami ly Members, Survivors, , Everyone is welcome. Multi-Purpose Room NEW HORIZONS CARE CENTER 548-5200 * 1115 Lane 12 * Lovell, WY 82431 Bear, lion and wolf seminars in Clark, Powell Would you know what to do if you suddenly en- countered a wolf or grizzly bear while hiking, if a black bear entered your camp loo- king for food, or if you were surprised by a mountain lion in your back yard? If you're not sure how to react in these situa- tions, plan to attend one of two Game and Fish De- partment's "Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country" seminars being offered this spring. The first seminar will be held in Clark, March 23 at the Clark Community Hall. The seminar begins at 6:30 p.m. The second seminar will be held in Powell, March 24 at Fagerberg Hall, NWC cam- pus from 7-9 p.m. The purpose of the- se seminars is to increase awareness and understan- ding of bears, mountain lions, and wolves by provi- ding participants with in- formation and tools they can use to prevent conflicts and avoid dangerous en- counters. Presentations will fea- ture behavior and biology, life history, population sta- tus and movements, proper food storage, safety and le- gal issues, what to do in an encounter situation and the most current information on the use of bear spray. Each seminar is free and open to people of all ages and skill levels. For more information call your local Game and Fish office. Loveil Riders Auction March 27 7 pm Byron Bar Any donated merchandise would be greatly appreciated. For more information contact Wayne Brost 272-2144, ssa Chamber 548-7447, Mark Crumrine 548-9918, or Brandy Tippetts 548-6192. PUBLIC NOTICE Big Horn County Fire Protection District #1, 314 Nevada Ave., Lovell, WY, will be selling a 1994 GMC 1500 4x4 pickup by sealed bid. 58,000 original miles Very clean truck Needs engine work. Deliver bids to said address by 4:00 p.m., April 12, 2010. We reserve the right to reject all bids. Looking for an electrical contractor? Ca00l PROCESS POWER & CONTROL, INC. ELECTRICAL CO'TtL4CTOR 307-765-2922 or visit us on the web at: www.processpowerandcontrol.com Residential Commercial Industrial Irrigation Systems Trouble Shooting Remodels New Construction "00ing for a Urologist? Dr. Gregory Stewart Dr. Gregory Stewart Board Certified Urologist provides the following services: Minimally invasive therapy of enlarged prostrate Prostate cancer screening * Incontinence * Kidney stone disease Lithotripsy * Erectile dysfunction * Lupron injections Contact us for information on FREE Prostate Cancer Screening exams Clinics held in Powell, Basin - Big Horn Clinic, Greybuil - Midway Clinic Thermopolis - Hot Springs Co. Memorial Hospital VA patients accepted with prior approval Urological Services of Northern Wyoming, PC 225 W. Yellowstone Ave., Suite 9 Cody, WY To schedule an appointment please call 307-587-5131 / Saturday, March 20 Big Horn County 4-H Carnival, 6 - 8 p.m., Big Horn County Fairgrounds. Tuesday, March 23 I_ovell Little League and T-Ball registration, 3 - 5:30 p.m., Lovell Elemtary School, 548-7532 for more information. Friday, March 26 I_ovell FFA Rib Dinner, 6 p.m., Lovell Fire Hall, contact a Lovell FFA Chapter Member. Saturday, March 27 Big Horn County Republican Lincoln Day dinner, Greybull Community Center, 5:30 meet the candidates, 6:15 dinner. Lovell Riders Auction, 7 p.m. at the Byron Bar, call 548-7447 for more information. Tuesday, March 30 Relay for Life kickoff, 6 p.m., Lovell High School library. _BHC S c_hg?l Dis_t3"ict - .No: ! _Bard: _2rid .r.h_u_rsday: BHC School District No. 2 Board (Lovell), 2nd Monday, board room, 7 p.m. BHC Treasurer at County Annex, 1st and 3rd Thursday each month, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Big Horn Basin chapter of Gold Prospectors Association of America, Skyline Care in Powell, 2nd Tuesday, 7 pro., 754-5921. Big Horn County 4-H Leader's Council, 1st Monday, Extension Office on Hwy 310, 7 p.m. Big Horn County Weed and Pest monthly board meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m., W&P office at 4782 Hwy. 310, Greybull. Byron Lions Club, 1st and3rd Tuesday, Byron Town Hall, 7 p.m. Cancer Support Group, 3rd Thursday, 7 p.m., NHCC multi-purpose room. Compassionate Friends Support Group, last Wednesday, Long Term Care Center Conference Room, West Park Hospital, 7 p.m Contact Melodye Trusty, 578-2416 Cowley Riding Club, 3rdMonday, 7 p.m Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting, 3rd Monday, noon, Lange's Kitchen Lovell Bulldog Booster Club, 3rd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hos- pitality Room, 7 pro. Lovell Guitar Club, Thursday, 8 pro. Call Steve, 548-7227 Lovell Library Story Time, every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Lovell Lions Club, 2ndFrlday, noon; 4th Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., 548- 2431. Lovell Riders, Inc. meeting, 2nd.Thursday, Big Horn Federal, 7 p.m. Lovell Town Council, 2nd Tuesday, Town Hall, 7 p.m. Lovell Woman's Club, 2nd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hospitality Room, 1 p.m. Contact Deanna Wagner, 548-7793. NAMI Big Horn County, 1st Thursday, 548-2431, 548-6865. North Big Horn County Health Coalition, 3rd Tuesday, noon, rotating locations, 548-6410. Ostomy Support Group meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m., North Fork room, West Park Hospital in Cody. Plndroppers Quilt Club, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m, Big Horn Federal hos- pitality room. Spokes-n-Folks, call 548-2431; 548-2883 TOPS @ WY169, every Thursday, St. John's Episcopal Church base- ment in Powell, 6 p.m. 754-2652, 864-2394 TrI-Mountaln View Masonic Lodge, 2nd Thursday, dinner 6:30 pro., lodge meeting 7:30 pm VFW Meeting, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m., Big Horn County Annex bldg, LovelL Veterans Representative, 1st Wednesday, Powell Workforce Center, 9 am - noon; 2nd Thursday Frannie Town Hall, 9 am - noon & Lovell Police Dept. 1 - 4 pro; 3rd Friday, Greybull Town Hall, 9:30 - 1:30 am & Wodand Workforce Center 12:30 - 2:30 pm WyDOT Driver Licensing Facility open in Love, every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to4 pm. Call the Lovell Chronicle at 548-2217 to list your club here. Sponsored by theiOt0000 ll00ronicle