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November 23, 2017

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November 22, 2017

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November 21, 2017

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AAA expects 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving

If you’re traveling over Thanksgiving, you’ll have even more company than last year. AAA predicts that 50.9 million Americans will travel over the holiday, a 3.3 percent increase over 2016 and the most since 2005. The auto club credits a growing...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 21, 2017 

Water rate ordinance up on final reading tonight

WORLAND — The water rate increase proposed by the Worland City Council will go into effect Dec. 1 if passed tonight on third and final reading. The rates will increase by 15 percent, with the council initially discussing increases from 10 percent...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    November 21, 2017 

Big Horn Federal readies for new facility

WORLAND – Big Horn Federal Savings Bank in Worland, 1006 Big Horn Avenue, has moved into a temporary facility while the former bank building is in the first stages of being removed and replaced with a new, upgraded and larger building. “We’re h...

 

Veterans assistance in Washakie, Park, Hot Springs counties set for December

CHEYENNE — A Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout December. Josh Schmidt is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state...

 

November 18, 2017

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 By Marcus Huff    News    November 18, 2017

County to hear fire, law enforcement issues Tuesday

WORLAND – Wildland fire mitigation will be a topic of discussion at the regular county commission on Tuesday, when Fire Warden Chris Kocher will present a Request for Proposal for the Firewise grant obtained by the county earlier this year. A...

 

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL:...

 

Wyoming lawmakers advance marijuana bills

WHEATLAND (AP) — A legislative committee has advanced proposals that seek to close loopholes in Wyoming’s marijuana laws. The Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance two draft bills to the 2018 budget session relating...

 

It's a 'brave' new world at WMS

WORLAND - It's not just about academics for the Worland Middle School staff. An idea that Principal Ryan Clark pitched when he arrived four years ago has taken hold, creating a sense of community and...

 

November 17, 2017

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Logging operations at Cutler Hill Nordic Trails underway

SHERIDAN – Over the past couple years, you may have noticed orange and blue painted trees near the Cutler Hill Nordic trails. This area is part of the Forest Service’s Johnson Creek Timber Sale. Temporary road construction work for the timber...

 

House OKs GOP tax bill in Trump win; Senate fate less clear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House on Thursday, edging President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first big legislative triumph in a year in which they...

 

UW trustees approve program fees to boost student services

LARAMIE — University of Wyoming students will receive enhanced advising, career preparation and other student services following the UW Board of Trustees’ approval of a plan to institute cost-based fees for academic programs. The board voted...

 

Ten Sleep School Board moves data privacy policy forward

TEN SLEEP – Monday evening, on first reading, the Ten Sleep School Board approved the Washakie County School District No. 2 Security and Privacy of Digital Infrastructure, Systems and Data policy in accordance with Wyoming Statute 21-2-202....

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    November 17, 2017

Ten Sleep Library addition gaining ground

TEN SLEEP –Ground has been broken on an expansion to the Ten Sleep Library. The 20x80 addition, which is to include meeting space, an after-school area, and expanded services for library patrons,...

 

November 16, 2017

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Despite 7 women's statements, Bush unlikely to be prosecuted

HOUSTON (AP) — Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched seven women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted. All but one of the cases is ineligible under state laws th...

 

Drive-thru-window becomes squeeze-thru for McDonald's thief

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A McDonald’s drive-thru window became a squeeze-thru window for a woman who apparently needed a fast food fix. A surveillance video, posted on the Twitter feed of Howard County Police in Columbia, Maryland, shows the...

 

Today In History

On this date: In 1776, British troops captured Fort Washington in New York during the American Revolution. In 1885, Canadian rebel leader Louis Riel was executed for high treason. In 1917, Georges Clemenceau again became prime minister of France. In...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    November 16, 2017

WPLI moves forward on land designations

WORLAND — Washakie County’s Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) working group met on Monday and hosted representatives from Hot Springs and Big Horn counties to work further on recommendations due to the state next year. The WPLI is currently...

 

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