Vital Statistics

BIRTHS
None reported

DEATHS
Mar. 28 Wanda Shelp, 71, of Worland

MARRIAGE LICENSES
None reported

DIVORCE ACTIONS
None reported

AMBULANCE CALLS
Mar. 27 8:38 a.m. 506 N. 9th St.
Mar. 27 12:24 p.m. 2006 Yellowstone Ave.
Mar. 28 6:32 p.m. 101 Goedde Dr.
Mar. 28 7:17 p.m. 357 C. Rd. 58

FIRE CALLS
Mar. 28 8:40 a.m. 821 Pulliam Ave.
Mar. 28 12:53 Assisted Big Horn County agencies.

WEATHER
Worland temperatures: High 78. Low 39
Wednesday: Partly cloudy giving way to cloudy skies later in the day. High 54. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.
Wednesday Night: Cloudy. Low 27. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday: Cloudy. High 50. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Cloudy. Low 28. NNW winds shifting to SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday: Sunny. High 55. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear. Low 26. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: A mix of sunshine and clouds. High 63. Winds south at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night: A few clouds from time to time. Low 31. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 68. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday: A few clouds. High 65. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunset tonight: 7:37 p.m.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:54 a.m.



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DAILY NEWS photos/Zach Spadt
Despite being dispatched to a fire near Basin, Worland Firefighter Chris Merritt (right) made it back in town in time to receive the Firefighter of the Year Award from Capt. Brandon Yule (left). The Worland Fire Dept. held its annual banquet Saturday night at Rumors during which firefighters were honored for their service as volunteers and new firefighters were sworn in.

Worland Fire Dept. firefighter Angie McClain receives a gift from the Worland Fire Department at the annual banquet Saturday night.


Board moves forward with random testing student-athletes

By Zach Spadt
Staff Writer

Washakie County School District No. 1 trustees moved one step closer to randomly drug testing students who participate in extracurricular activities. The policy, which is to be presented during the board’s April 27 meeting, must pass three readings to become an official policy.
The policy, as proposed, would require students in grades seven through 12 participating in extracurricular activities to submit to random drug testing.
School officials are mulling which methodology to use when testing students for illegal narcotics. Thus far, urinalysis, mouth swabs and hair follicle testing are being discussed.
As the policy stands, 10 students per month would be subject to random drug testing during their respective extracurricular seasons.
Consequences for positive test.
What action to take when a student tests positive for illicit substances was discussed. As the policy currently stands, students who test positive must submit to random testing for a period of 365 days. If a student refuses, he or she will be ineligible to compete in extracurricular activities for one calendar year.
Who should cover the cost should a student test positive was an additional topic of discussion. A urinalysis test costs $65. Requiring students and their families to pay for testing after second or subsequent positive test was discussed.
“They (students who test positive) are done for the year—no questions asked—if they refuse to submit to testing,” Worland High School Principal Kevin Smith said at the meeting.


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