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January 16, 2018

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 By Bob Moen    News    January 16, 2018 

Forecast sees hike in Wyoming oil taxes, drop in coal taxes

CHEYENNE (AP) — Increasing oil patch activity in Wyoming will generate more tax revenue for the state’s depleted coffers, but the predicted bump in oil tax revenue isn’t near enough to counter the current and expected continued decline in coal...

 

Wyoming gay couple files lawsuit against town leaders

CASPER (AP) — A same-sex couple who own a restaurant in western Wyoming have filed a federal lawsuit, contending that town officials discriminated against them in applying local rules and codes. Marc and Rusty Andrus assert in their lawsuit that...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 16, 2018 

Fire causes significant damage to family home

WORLAND – Coming home and noticing smoke coming out of your house is a terrifying experience, an experience that Charlene Sherman and her children experienced Friday evening around 5:21 p.m., upon returning to their home located at 1004 Culbertson...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    January 16, 2018 

State Treasurer takes Capital tour of state

WORLAND – State Treasurer Mark Gordon (R-Kaycee) spent Friday on a Capital Tour of northern Wyoming, speaking with banking officials about changes to the state investment services, and used his...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 16, 2018 

Meeting tonight on sales tax renewal

WORLAND — Discussion on renewal of the general purpose one-cent sales tax will begin tonight at a public meeting in the Washakie County Commissioners meeting room. The meeting is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of “beginning the...

 

January 13, 2018

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Big Little program celebrates 10 years

TEN SLEEP – For 10 years now the Ten Sleep School has been pairing elementary students with middle school and high school students in a mentoring program called the Big Little program. The program,...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    January 13, 2018

County Commission to discuss river flooding, sales tax

WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, to hear county agency reports and get an update from Washakie County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Jeff Schweighart on preparations for future ice jam flooding...

 

Cody Police investigate death

CODY — Cody Police Department announced Friday in a prepared statement it is investigating the death of a 50-year-old female. According to the release, on Jan. 11, 2018 at approximately 2:52 p.m., officers of the Cody Police Department where...

 

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:...

 

January 12, 2018

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Trump work requirement rewrites health care rules for poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require “able-bodied” Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program’s half-century history....

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    January 12, 2018

Miller announces bid for Congress

WORLAND – "I've been a Republican my entire life, and traditional Republicans, especially Wyoming Republicans, are where it's about right. It's all right there, the things you should believe in and...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 12, 2018

Will third time be the charm?

WORLAND - The time issue is coming back to the Wyoming Legislature for the third straight year. Rep. Dan Laursen (R-Powell) has pre-filed House Bill 0045 – Mountain daylight time. The bill is...

 

January 11, 2017

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Topeka man pleads guilty to 5 bank robberies in 4 states

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man has pleaded guilty five bank robberies in four states. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Dakota Shareef Walker, of Topeka, pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing U.S. Banks in Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri;...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    January 11, 2018

WPLI reviews, rejects conservation proposal

WORLAND - Washakie County's Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) working group met on Tuesday, and in a departure from the already established consensus format, reviewed a conservation-based...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    January 11, 2018

Working to resolve recycling issues

WORLAND — The Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District is hoping with the new year to help educate Worland area residents about ways to properly recycle cardboard and office paper. Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District manager Mike...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 11, 2018

Former Basin clerk bound over to district court on fraud charges

WORLAND — A Greybull woman charged with fraudulently taking nearly $100,000 from the Town of Basin and Basin Area Chamber was bound over to district court on two felony fraud counts after a 45-minute preliminary hearing Wednesday afternoon. Daniell...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 11, 2018

Fair board hires bookkeeper, welcomes new member

Public input wanted on 2018 entertainment WORLAND — The bulk of the Washakie County Fair Board Monday night was spent in discussing the role of the new bookkeeper and then voting on the new hire. The board received five applications from their...

 

January 10, 2017

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University of Wyoming schedules diversity workshops

CASPER (AP) — The University of Wyoming will be hosting its first diversity workshops since hiring a new chief diversity officer last May. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the workshops will be on Feb. 12-13. The university had two diversity...

 

Firearms-in-school policy almost ready

TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening, board members learned from Ten Sleep School Superintendent Jimmy Phelps that the committee was almost finished creating the policy and that the policy would be brought to the...

 

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