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FEBRUARY 18, 2016

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 By Tesia Galvan    News    February 18, 2016

Farmers opposed to burning regulations

WORLAND – There was a general consensus among the farmers and burners who attended Tuesday afternoon’s public hearing for the draft of temporary Washakie County Burning Resolution. Farmers and burners do not want and do not see the point of...

 

Bike path signs stolen

WORLAND — The Washakie County Sheriff’s Office issued a notice to all Airport Road residents Wednesday regarding bike path signs being stolen. Sheriff Steve Rakness said unknown suspect or suspects are “taking down and stealing the small bike...

 

Wyoming lawmakers discuss database of health costs 

CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are considering asking the state to create a database of health procedure costs. The move would allow insurers and employers to compare prices throughout Wyoming, which has some of the most expensive health care...

 
 By MARLEY JAY    News    February 18, 2016

Stocks leap for a 3rd day, driven by gains in oil and tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Wednesday as investors clung to hope for an international deal to stem a global glut in crude oil with production cutbacks. That sent the price of oil sharply higher, as well as the stocks of major energy companies...

 

New pastor for Big Horn Independent Baptist Church

WORLAND – The Big Horn Independent Church in Worland has officially asked Ron Fanning to be their pastor. "I was asked to preach at the church for two weeks and in the second week of September 2015...

 

Fight over gunman's locked iPhone has major privacy implications 

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone used by the gunman in the San Bernardino...

 

$200 scratch lotto winnings lead woman to help homeless man

WAREHAM, Mass. (AP) — Good fortune and a chance meeting have led a Massachusetts woman to change a homeless stranger's life. Sofia Andrade had just won $200 on a scratch lottery ticket when she saw Glenn Williams panhandling Saturday evening near... Full story

 

Indoor track sends 8 to Simplot Games

WORLAND – The Simplot Games are widely known as North America's premier indoor high school track and field event. More than 2,000 athletes from 20 different states as well as Canada, Mexico and...

 

Los Angeles vows privately financed Olympics in 2024 bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be...

 

Michael Hernandez

Mike Hernandez, 53, or Emblem, died Thursday, February 4, 2016, at the comfort of his home. He was born March 30, 1962. Mike’s Celebration of Life service will be at 3 p.m. at the Burlington LDS Church on Friday. Atwood Family Funeral Directors... Full story

 

Public Notice Wyoming DEQ BFX Infrastructure Request

Public Notice Wyoming DEQ BFX Infrastructure Request...  PDF

 

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