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 News    March 25, 2017 

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 News    March 24, 2017

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 By Marcus Huff    News    March 24, 2017

South Big Horn Hospital under investigation by DEA

BASIN – South Big Horn Hospital District Board of Trustees Chairman Todd Denny revealed Wednesday evening that the district is currently under investigation by both the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Drug Enforcement...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 24, 2017

State board to consider emergency relief for beet growers March 30

WORLAND – Due to heavy rain last fall when sugar beet growers were trying to harvest their crops and the frosty conditions of late December, the Wyoming Sugar Company is requesting an economic...

 
 News    March 24, 2017

Winter ozone problem returns to western Wyoming gas fields

CHEYENNE (AP) — Itchy eyes and scratchy throats blamed on high levels of wintertime ozone have returned to western Wyoming's gas patch for the first time in six years, and so too has finger-pointing over who's responsible for fouling the air. The...

 
 News    March 24, 2017

White veteran charged with murder of black man as hate crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A white Army veteran accused of randomly killing a black man on the streets of New York by stabbing him with a sword was charged Thursday with murder as a hate crime. "His intent was to kill as many black men here in New York as he...

 
 News    March 23, 2017

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 News    March 23, 2017

Sidewalk improvement project restarts in Worland

WORLAND — A three-week closure of Worland’s busiest intersection is scheduled to begin Monday, March 27, to allow the remaining portion of a $1.13 million Wyoming Department of Transportation sidewalk improvement project to be completed. Closure...

 
 News    March 23, 2017

High Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. The court struck down...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    March 23, 2017

Worland man pleads guilty to drug-related shooting

WORLAND – Two men involved in a 2016 drug-related shooting, both suspect and victim, pled guilty to separate charges in Fifth Judicial District Court in Worland Wednesday, with the Honorable Judge Robert E. Skar presiding. Angel L. Ramos of Worland...

 
 News    March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017

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 News    March 22, 2017

Police: Robber breaks leg, calls for help, gets arrested

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A robber in Virginia ruined his own getaway — first by breaking his leg in a jump off a balcony, and then by calling the authorities to help him. Police say 21-year-old Leoul Yosef will be charged with burglary for robbing...

 
 News    March 22, 2017

No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick says

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he'll have no...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    March 22, 2017

Commission considers cost of flooding, removal of chamber building

WORLAND – Washakie County commissioners heard from a variety of county departments on Tuesday, including a request from Worland Fire Protection District Chief Chris Kocher, requesting reimbursement for flood control efforts during the month of...

 
 News    March 22, 2017

13 Cody teachers take early retirement amid budget woes

CODY (AP) — Thirteen Cody School District teachers have chosen to take early retirement packages as the district struggles with budget issues. The Cody Enterprise reports that in addition to the 13 retirements, a few other staff members resigned,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 22, 2017

Zoning change, farm lease approved by council

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved an amendment to the zoning regulations table to allow for manufactured office structures. During Tuesday night’s meeting, the council was presented with a resolution to allow manufactured office units...

 
 News    March 22, 2017

New flood outlook sees increased spring flooding in Wyoming

CHEYENNE (AP) — The potential for flooding from the mountain snowpack melting this spring and early summer has increased in parts of central and western Wyoming, according to the latest spring flood forecast. Portions of the North and South Forks...

 
 News    March 21, 2017

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 News    March 21, 2017

Firefighters respond to the Tongue Canyon Fire

SHERIDAN – Forest Service and Dayton Volunteer Fire Department firefighters responded to a reported wildfire in the Tongue River Canyon yesterday. The fire was reported by a hiker at about 3 p.m. Sunday. The fire has burned about 30 acres in...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    March 21, 2017

Greear disappointed in governor's veto of Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act

CHEYENNE – On Wednesday, Governor Matt Mead vetoed House Enrolled Act 107 (HEA107), originally House Bill 137, which would have allowed the concealed carry of firearms to governmental meetings (the bill would not have altered already legal open...

 
 News    March 18, 2017

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 News    March 18, 2017

Spring burning? Plan ahead, avoid burning in state rights-of-way

WORLAND — As temperatures begin to warm and the winter snows melt, many ranchers, farmers and other people head outside to begin their annual agricultural burns. Each year, as the spring burning season gets into full swing, at least a few of thes... Full story

 

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