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August 13, 2015 I The Lovell Chronicle I 5 PATti CARPENTER A fireman mops up what remains of a grass fire along Highway 14A between Byron and the Oasis Junction on Tuesday afternoon at around I p.m. According to Lovell Police Chief Jim Minchow, the fire appeared to have been ignited by a spark from a faulty engine, when the driver of the vehicle pulled to the side of the road after detecting engine trouble. Sheriff's report The Big Horn County Sheriffs Office 14A near Lovell. The man checked out received the following calls for the week of OK. Aug. 3 - 10: Aug. 8: Travis Kuhl of Lovell was arrest- Aug 6: A resident of Byron reported ed on a warrant and for evading/eluding a "strange things" going on at a residence, police officer and released on bail the same No other details were available. The mat- day. ter is under investigation. Several instances were noted in the re- . Deputies chased a man through a field port, where sheriffs deputies assisted the near Highway 33, who was trying to Lovell Police Department. evade arrest on a pending warrant. Note: The calls listed above were re- Aug. 7: A deputy assisted Byron police ceived by the BigHorn County Sheriffs Of- with traffic control after a cement truck rice. Persons arrested are presumed inno- dumped a large amount of cement on the cent until proven guilty in a court of law, north side of Highway 14A near Road 6. and charges made upon initial arrest may Deputies checked on the welfare of a be amended or dismissed as determined by man who was walking along Highway the County Attorney. with BY TAMMY THORNBERRY tive Vickie Meredith added Sage Creek. Representatives of the that, at this time, they canCommissioner John Department of Environmen-only guess how deep it has Hyde asked how this proj- tal Quality (DEQ) attended spread, but they would like ect compares to others in the July 21 meeting of the to do additional soil sam- the state and was told by Big Horn County commis- pling to get a more accurate the DEQ it poses a fairly sioners to discuss cleanup of estimate, significant risk to the area the old Lovell refinery site. As of now, the cost, to from contaminated soil and Sarah Bergsten of thethe county would be $55 groundwater. DEQ told the board the per hour for staff to per- Hyde said he would like county's use of the area de- form the testing, she said. to take a closer look at the pends on how widespread Groundwater contamina- property before making any petroleum contamina- tion is also a big concern as decisions. The rest of the tion extends. Representa- it could leech into nearby commission agreed. BIRTHS We are interested in printing the births of North Big Hom County babies. Please call and personally report these births by contacting the Chronicle at 548-2217. Born to Brittani and Nicholas Sponsel at Powell Hospital on July 29, 2015, at 4:11 a.m., a baby boy, Nathan Jon Sponsel, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz. Grandparents are Nick and Koleen Sponsel and Jon and Cheryl Hunsaker. Born to Nicole and Jason Mickelson at Powell Hospi- tal on Aug. 5, 2015, at 3:24 p.m., baby girl, Taylor No- elle Mickelson, weighing 7 lbs. Grandparents are Ted and Nancy Mickelson Clint Johnson and Wendy and Les Files. Born to April and Ryan Nicholls at Powell Hospi- tal on Aug. 7, 2015, at 8:03 a.m., a baby girl, Hadlie Jean Nicholls, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. Grandparents are Jack and Sharalyne Nicholls, Ron and JoAnn Walker and the late Sue Walker. Born to Jilaena and John Freitas at the Powell Hospi- tal on Aug. 7, 2015, at 10:50 p.m., a baby girl, Anika Mau- rine Freitas, weighing 6 lbs. 13 oz. MARRIAGES Marriage licenses issued from the Big Horn County Clerk's of- rice recently were: Timothy Lawrence Slater and Lindsey Kay Nordman, both of Lovell. Donald Gene Wenstrom Jr. and Sheila Marie Shidler, both of Deaver. DEEDS Warranty deeds issued from the Big Horn County Clerk's of- rice recently were: Dean B. Tippetts and Ted- district court. die B. Tippetts to Jeffrey S. Corine L. Anton, Gillette, Samson and Tianne R. Sam- window tint violation, $65. son; Cowley Stevens Memori- Brian M. Monroe, Buffalo, al Estates Subdivision, Sec. no seat belt: driver, $30. 32, Lot 23, T57N R96W. Ryan D. Olson, Burling- Larry D. Dickerson and ton, failure to stop at a stop Lynn S. Dickerson to Wil- sign, $125. liam Fredrick Goss; Lovell Heidi L. Holeman, Cody, Great Western Subdivision, violation of child safety re- Lot 13, Block A. straint system: first offense, Merida Miller and Jamie $50. Archey to Seth Partridge Cody L. McCoy, Basin, Mayes and Leslie Black- failure to maintain single burn Mayes; Lovell Strongs lane of traffic, $60. "A" Subdivision, (Part) Lot 2, Roger Allen, Sheridan, no Block 2. seat belt: driver, $25. Quit Claim deeds issued from Bonnie J. Douglas, Sheri- the Big Hom County Clerk's of- dan, no seat belt: passenger rice recently were: over 12 year old, $10. Charles Loman and Kar- Speeding in a 30 mph zone: en Loman to Karen Loman; Russell L. Hajek, Cedar Byron Original Town, (Part) Bluffs, Neb., $120. Lot 2, Block 18. Speeding in a 65 mph zone: MUNICIPAL COURT Jeremy C. Bowen, Verdun- Persons fined in the Love, Mu- ville, W.V., $75. nicipal Court in Lovell before Lynn Ann Kober, Grey- Judge Sylvia Gams recently bull, $76. were: Daryl L. Earnhart, Mon- Speeding in a 20 mph construc- rovia, Calif, $103. tion zone: James A. Fried, St. Louis, Bridgette M. Watts, 31, 25 Mo., $102. mph, $70. Austin R. Rogers, $95. Speeding in a 30 mph zone: John P. Whalen, Love- Viktor Andrusewech,land, $121. Staten Island, N.Y., 48, 40 Radd N. Delacruz, Fair- mph, $110. field, Calif., $87. Teresita Yu, Orange, Ca- David G. Edwards, Fres- lif., 59, 40 mph, $100. no, Calif., $76. Carl W. Elhard, Billings, Miroslav Goga, Vineland, 58, 35 mph, $65. N.J., $73. CIRCUIT COURT Guo Jianhua, Storrs, Persons fined in the Fifth Ju- Conn., $93. dicial Circuit Court in Big Horn Cameron B. Comee, St. County before Judge Thomas Peter, Minn., $70. Harrington recently were: Erin R. Hazel, Cody, $67. Shad Carter, born in Ross B. Fuller, $70. 1986, manufacture or deliver Robert P. Epema, Chey- meth or narcotic controlled enne, $78. substance - schedule I or II (x6); possession of controlled Persons are local res- substance - pill or capsule, 3 idents unless otherwise grams or less, bound over to indicated. Police Report S The Lovell Police Department received * An alleged sexual assault was reported the following calls for the week of Aug. 4 - 11: and is under investigation. Very little in- Aug. 4: Police received a report of three formation is available, since the case is young children walking the streets without sealed. parent supervision. One child appeared to A resident reported receiving a phone call be of toddler age and was very dirty. The by mistake from someone trying to ar- parent was notified, range a drug deal. The matter is under Officers received a report of an elderly investigation. woman arguing with a man at an ATM Aug. 8: Aresident reported loud music com- site. Police investigated to make sure that ing from a neighbor's home. The individual none of the parties were in danger, was asked to turn it down. Aug. 5: Police received a call from a con- Animal control responded to a barking cerned parent that someone in the home dog. may have been "huffing ' a can of air fresh- Police were asked to escort an individual ener. An ambulance was dispatched to the causing a disturbance after the manager scene, of a convenience store complained. Aug. 6: A woman asked police to stand * Officers responded to a report of a loud ar- by, so she could safely remove her belong- gument between two men. The men stat- ings from her home during a domestic ed that they were just "fooling around." argument. No arrests were made. Aug. 7: A resident reported receiving a Aug. 9: Officers investigated suspicious threatening scam phone call from someone sounds reported in an alley. They were un- posing as an IRS official. This is a common able to locate the source of the disturbance. scam. The IRS does not call and threaten A resident reported a "break-in." No oth- individuals in this manner, er details were available. V,JVJVJ .k ov, V YOl i C V-.. c o m Three members of the Previously the resort 12 year-round to be hired Antelope Butte Foundation had been operated solely from Big Horn and Sheri- appeared before the Big as a ski area that was last dan counties, he added. Horn County commission- open in 2004. Grant said The recent Summer ers recently to give an up- the goal now is to offer a Festival held at Antelope date on plans to re-open the variety of year-round ac-Butte attracted a crowd of ski area. tivities ranging from hik- around 750 people and gen- Vice-President of theing to scenic chair lift rides erated $17,000 in revenue, Board of Directors Jeff to ski programs geared to- Grant said. Grant reported ABF con- ward children and begin- "The Forest Service has tinues its efforts to turn the ners. High school and youth been very supportive and property into a four-season programs will be highly en- wants to see (the area) op- recreational area and has couraged. An estimated 30erational," Grant said. It been granted a non-profit jobs will be created during is hoped that both counties status, the winter months and 10-will also be supportive. Big Horn Basin Outlook Weekend Outlook Recreation Outlook .... !i!iiiiiiiliiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiii ~iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiii!i!i!i!i!!ii!ii!i!i: ~iiiiil;i~i;~iiii!iiiiiii!ii!iiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiii!ii!i Big Horn County Long Range Forecast Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Mostly Sunny Preclp Chance: 5% 93 / 63 Mostly Sunny Preclp Chance: 5% 93 / 62 Mostly Sunny Precip Chance: 5% 88 / 55 Sunny Preclp Chance: 0% 84 / 56 Mostly Sunny Precip Chance: 5% 86 / 57 Thursday we will see mostly sunny skies with a high temperature of 93, humidity of 19%. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Expect ..... !~'i,. '~" partly cloudy skies Thursday night with an overnight low of 63% ..... ~;:, 88 / 55 ..... Southeast wind 6 mph, Friday, skies will be mostly sunny with a ........ ~ii"~,~t'~:,,.,,~,o ~ 97/5s of 93, humidity of 1 7%. Light winds. ~::'~ .............. Powell Lovell ........ ,~rj~ ....... high temperature " Cody : :~':%~': ''~: .... Lovell Greybull '~,.. 9o/5s ~+,~ .... R~ High/Lo~ Fie~rd High/Low 102 in 2003, 43 in 1999 ....... ~ ~.'} ............. ~. 93150 .......... ........ ....... Wor,end iii ...... 91/55 ., Jet Stream Forecast for 8/17Sunrise & Sunset ............. i :i~ ..... :i~~:" -,i:::" Sunrise Sunset .......~;~:~, ~',~:., ..... Thermopol s .:.:~ " Friday 6:15 a.m. 8:20 p.m. ~. !5~4 " ...... :i: ,oi ~ay : s:~m e~m Sunday 6:17 .... 8:17 p ....... ~ " ~'~+~ " ..... National Weather Service Forecasts: http:/Avww.crh.noaa.gov/riw/index.htm ". 0 a o e River Stage(feet) Flow(cfs) Normal Flow(cfs) Big Horn Lake - Mostly sunny Saturday, with highs in the upper 80s. Partly cloudy Saturday night, with low in the upper 50s. Sunny Sunday, with highs in the mid-80s. Yellowstone National Park - Sunny Saturday, with highs in ~g~atB~ 3091 758 974 the low 70s. Mostly clear Saturday night, with lows in the Big Horn at Kane 2.42' 1,150 1,380 ~nurLove~l ~ :728 upper 309. Sunny Sunday, with highs in the upper 609. Big Horn Mountains - Mostly sunny Saturday, with a 30 Road and Travel - (1-888-996-7623) or (307) 772-0824; Cellular: #ROAD percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, highs in the Road and Travel on the web- http'J/wydotweb.state.wy.usJwel0V'nlghway/text road.html mid-60s. Mostly sunny Sunday, with highs in the low 60s. This week's forecast sponsored by 70 I;~ustl;A~tt0IAugust9~, 887993 59;00; i iii!P [ g~ Lake leveli 3;~9.4 ~I [: I ;ii i : 307- 548 - 6216 www.baircoconstruction.com