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April 5, 2012 I The Lovell Chronicle 15 DAVID PECK A member of the Wilson Brothers Construction crew moves a manhole into place Tuesday on Sixth Street between the Wyoming National Guard Armory and Constitution Park. South Project resumes on Nevada Avenue BY DAVID PECK A sure sign of spring is the resumption of the Lovell water and sewer in: frastructure project, and sure enough, the big ma- chines from Wilson Broth- ers Construction have be- gun to roll. The 2011 portion of the South Phase actually con- tinued until January 17 in order to get the water line across the Globe Canal and to residents atop the bench north of Garfield, and on Monday, about 11 weeks lat- er, Wilson Brothers began mobilizing for the spring and summer work to come. Owner/operator Kim Wilson and project engineer Frank Page said Tuesday that work began Monday, though the project wont totally gear up until next Monday, April 9. "We're trying to get roads back in shape and things cleaned up," Wilson said. "It was pretty cold and miserable when we shut down in January." Wilson Brothers was busy Tuesday installing a new manhole on Sixth Street between the Wyo- ming National Guard Ar- mory and Constitution Park. The manhole will reach an under-drain sys- tem that drains ground- water north and then east from the southeast part of town. Wilson said it was im- portant to get the manhole in before water flows in the Globe Canal. Starting Monday, Wil- son Brothers will start mill- ing asphalt on the upper bench in the area of the hos- pital and will continue to mill the rest of the project below the hill. People will need to get their cars off the street, Wilson said, and people will be given notice. The first thing after the milling will be to complete the "Nevada Hill" portion of the project. Page said that means disinfecting and pressure testing the water main and completing ser- vice lines, then complet- ing the under-drain from the Globe Canal to the top of the hill. After that, Ne- vada Avenue can be rebuilt, though it won't be paved until paving is done late this summer. "We'll start at the top of the hill and do all of the water and sewer work first, then work our way into the lower area below the bench," Wilson said. Work was under way this week by Wilson Broth- ers, installing water ser- vice lines between Seventh and Eighth on Nevada, and Montana-Dakota Utilities has been finishing its gas line project with comple- tion of the main line and resumption of service line connections. Hospital foundation's Evening With Friends features magician/comedian BY DAVID PECK Tickets are on sale now for the North Big Horn Hospital Foundation's annual Evening With Friends fund- raising event, which will take place on Saturday, April 28, at the Lovell Com- munity Center. Foundation Director Janet Korit- nik said the evening will begin with a social "hour" from 5:30 to 7 p.m. that includes appetizers, a cash bar and a silent auction featuring artwork, pho- tographs, jewelry, quilts and baskets, followed by an "elegant" dinner of prime rib or chicken Kiev, with compli- mentary wine at each table. The headliner this year is profes- sional magician/comedian Shawn Pres- ton of Denver, known as "The Magic Dude." Koritnik said Preston is known for his quick wit and spontaneous hu- mor combined with exceptional slight of hand. His act includes music, humor and magic. He will also interact with guests during the social hour. All proceeds from the Evening With Friends will go to the permanent endowment for the foundation that will be matched dollar for dollar by the State of Wyoming. Koritnik noted that several silent auction items are already available for bidding on the hospital's website - www,nbhh.com. Click on the founda- tion tab on the right side of the home screen and then look for the Online Auction link on the foundation page. Bids will be taken until April 27 at 5 p.m., and the bidding will continue the next night at the foundation dinner. Tickets for An Evening With Friends are available from Koritnik (548-5240), hospital CEO Rick Schro- eder or any foundation board mem- ber: Jeff Pearson, Chad Petrich, Chad Lindsay, Denise Harrison, Ray Peter- son, David Peck, Barbara Shumway or Craig Sorenson. County proclaims April Month of Military Child oming National Guard in been directly affected by Purple-up Day April 13 BY KARLA POMEROY The Big Horn County commissioners proclaimed April as Month of the Mili- tary Child, something every county was doing this week. "It's a way to recognize families serve too and don't get a lot of recognition for it," Chairman Jerry Ewen said. National Guardsmen Mike Laird and county 4-H Educator Gretchen Gasvo- da-Kelso came to support the signing of the procla- mation by the commission- ers proclaiming April as Military Child Month. Gas- voda-Kelso said 4-H has partnered with the Guard in support of military chil- dren. She said this year the junior leaders .built more than 400 hero packs that included booklets with fun- ny sayings, LifeSavers, Q- tips and more. The packs were distributed by the Wy- Cheyenne. As part of Military Child Month, April 13 is "Purple-Up" day with peo- ple encouraged to wear pur- ple in support of military children. She said ,Greybull schools are on spring break and will purple-up on April 20. Laird said commission- ers across the state are signing on behalf of the gov- ernor since he can't be in every county. Kelso added that fami- lies not involved in the mili- tary don't necessarily un- derstand what the children go through when a parent is deployed. The proclamation states, "Whereas thousands of brave Americans have demonstrated their courage and commitment to free- the military deployment of at least one parent; and "Whereas, These chil- dren and youth are a source of pride and honor to us all, and it is only fitting that we take time to recognize their contributions, cele- brate their spirit, and let our men and women in uni- form know that while they are taking care of us, we are taking care of their children and youth; "Whereas, The recogni- tion of April as Month of the Military Child will allow us to pay tribute to military children and youth for their commitment, their strug- gles and their uncondition- al support of our troops be- cause when parents serve in the military their chil- dren serve too; and "Whereas, A month- dom by serving the Armed long salute to military chil- Forces of the Unit Statea dren and youth will encour- of Amecd\\;inac dui; age local communities to posts in Afghanistan, Iraq provide direct support to and around the world; and military children and fam- "Whereas, Approxi- ilies" ... the commissioners mately 5,000 of Wyoming's proclaim April as the Month children and youth have of the Military Child." CONSIDERING A VASECTOMY? Why not have it done by the only board certified urologist located full time in the basin? Du. GREGORY STEWART UROLOGICAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN WYOMINGy PC ..... Specializing in the "no needle/no scalpel technique." 15 minute office procedure. Frequently done on Friday with the possibility of back tO light duty work on Monday. D Gregory Stewart Vasectomy reversals also available at competitive pricing. Clinics held in Greybull (Midway Clinic) and Thermopolis (Hot Springs Co. Memorial Hospital) 225 W. YELLOWSTONE AVE., SUITE 9 CODY, WY To schedule an afiflointment pleuse call 307-587-131 Mustang Days Follies Try Outs April 11 & 12, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. Lovell Elementary School gym Theme: "Past, Present, Future" Everyone is welcome. Bring your talents to share. 2012 Follies are Wed., June 20 & q/mrs., June 21 only. KICK UP YOUR HEELS Be a part of the fun... Be a Rockette! NORTH BIG HORN HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING APRIL 9 and 10, 2012 The North Big Horn Hospital District Board of Trustees will have a special meeting April 9, 2012 and April i O, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30p.m. in the hospital conference room regarding meeting with investment banks.  .t'oct '3iq '}-forn 'ospita[ istrict 1115 Lane 1 , tovell, WY - 548-5200 www.nbhh.c0m Friday, April 6 Legion and Babe Ruth baseball registration, Big Horn Federal Meeting Room, 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7 Cowley Easter Egg Hunt, Cowley Park, 1 p.m. Byron Lions Easter Egg Hunt, Jones Park, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14 Women's Conference 2012, Lovell Middle School, 8 a.m. BHC School District No. 1 Board, 2rid Tuesday, RMES, 8 p.m. 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, 9a.m.-1 p.m. Big Horn Basin chapter of Gold Prospectors Association of America, Skyline Cafe in Powell, 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m., 754-5921. Big Horn County 4-H Leader's Council, 1st Monday, Extension Office on Hwy 310, 6:30 p.m. Big Horn County Weed and Pest monthly board meeting, 2rid Tuesday, 1 p.m., W&P office at 4782 Hwy. 310, Greybull. Byron Lions Club, 548-7543. Cancer Support Group, 3rd Thursday, 7 p.m., NHCC multi-purpose room. Cowley Riding Club, 3rdMonday, 7 p.m., 307-664-2235. Home School Club, twice monthly, Friday, 1 p.m. Call Wendy, 648- 9336, for more information. Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting, 3rd Monday, noon, place tba. Lovell Bulldog Booster Club, 3rd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hos- pitality Room, 7 pm. Lovell Library Story Time, every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Lovell Riders, Inc. meeting, 1st Friday, 7 p.m., call 548-9918 for loca- tion. Lovell Town Council, 2rid 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. Narcotics Anonymous, Mondays at Big Horn Federal at 7 p.m., contact Permillia, 272-8384. North Big Horn County Health Coalition, 3rd Tuesday, noon, rotating locations, 548-6410. North Big Horn Hospital Hometown Healthy Living, 1st Tuesday, 7-10 a.m., Lovell Community Center. All other Tuesdays at NBHH. Ostomy Support Group meeting, 2rid Tuesday, 6 - 8 p.m., North Fork room, West Park Hospital in Cody. Pindroppers Quilt Club, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m., Mayes Fabric, 406-788- 9689. TOPS @ WY169, every Thursday, SL John's Episcopal Church base- ment in Powell, 6 p.m. 664-2394 Sponsored by Tri-Mountain View Ma- soniCp.m.LOdge, 2nd  Thursday, dinner 6:30 p.m., lodge meeting 7:30 WyDOT Driver Licens- FDI red ing Facility open in Big Horn Lovell every Tues- day, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p,m, Federal Call the Lovell Chroni- cle at 548.2217 to list Creybutl, Powell, Thermopolls, Cody, World, Lovell your club here. that smell? 00ARNEY CLEAN CARE FIRE & WATER CLEANUP 24 / 7 CARPET UPHOLSTERY AIR DUCT CLEANING 800-660-6181 varneycleancare.com Billings Clinic Visiting Specialist Dermatology Jared J. Lund, MD Dr. Jared Lund is board certified in dermatology with additional fellowship training in Mohs and reconstructive surgery. He provides diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders and diseases of the skin including skin cancer. 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