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October 24, 2017

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October 21, 2017

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 By Marcus Huff    News    October 21, 2017 

Accused flakka conspirator in Wyoming custody

With information provided by the Office of the County Attorney for Washakie County. WORLAND – A Utah man accused of conspiring to have over 500 grams of Alpha-PVP, or “flakka,” delivered to a Worland residence with the intent to distribute was...

 

Wyoming capitol restoration project on track for 2019 finish

CASPER (AP) — A state official says the Wyoming capitol’s $300 million restoration project is on pace to be completed by 2019. The Casper Star-Tribune reported Thursday that state workers could start moving into a completed portion of the...

 

More bison to join American Indian herd in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Ten more buffalo are set to join a nascent herd on the starkly beautiful landscape of a Wyoming American Indian reservation, a project significant to tribal members who went over a century without living with the animals dear...

 

October 20, 2017

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October 19, 2017

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 By Marcus Huff    News    October 19, 2017

Worland names Gentzler to Aquatic Board

WORLAND – During the regular meeting of the Worland City Council on Tuesday, Ward 1 Councilman Keith Gentzler was named to represent the city on the Worland Aquatic Center Joint Powers Board, after...

 

Coroner: Wyoming man killed by falling tree in NW Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 61-year-old Wyoming man was killed earlier this month when a tree fell on him in western Montana. The Helena Independent Record reports that records released Tuesday by the Powell County coroner’s office...

 

Former ski bum is now lawyer, Search and Rescue volunteer

JACKSON (AP) — Chris Leigh was a college kid with his sights set on skiing big mountains when he rolled into Jackson Hole in 1978. He started calling Jackson home in 1980, after getting his undergraduate degree in criminal justice and psychology...

 

October 18, 2017

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 By Marcus Huff    News    October 18, 2017

Bomb threat forces Middle School evacuation

WORLAND – A written bomb threat forced the Worland Middle School to evacuate on Tuesday, sending students to a temporary shelter for most of the day. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Worland Middle School parents received the following text...

 

Ten Sleep resident inducted into Hall of Fame

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep resident Ken Orchard was inducted into the East Denver High School Hall of Fame during an official recognition induction ceremony held in the Calloway Gym of the school, Oct....

 

Montana man seeks US Supreme Court appeal on poaching case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Crow tribe member found guilty of poaching an elk in northern Wyoming has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case. The Billings Gazette reports that a Wyoming jury found Clayvin Herrera guilty last year...

 

October 17, 2017

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Ten Sleep implements plan to improve literacy

Ten Sleep implements plan to improve literacy By Tracie Mitchell Staff Writer TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School Board's October meeting board, members heard from Ten Sleep School Improvement...

 

Wyoming officials see revenue stream in Yellowstone vehicles

Wyoming officials see revenue stream in Yellowstone vehicles CHEYENNE (AP) — The state of Wyoming wants to ensure those who live and work in Yellowstone register their vehicles in the state. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the Wyoming Department...

 

Wyoming woman gets probation for giving pot gummy to child

CASPER (AP) — A Wyoming woman will serve four years of probation for giving a marijuana gummy to her daughter. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Vanessa Smith was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in July to delivery of marijuana to a minor and...

 

October 14, 2017

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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: San...

 

Members sought for City of Worland Tree Board

WORLAND — The City of Worland is seeking three residents to join the Worland City Tree Board. Worland Mayor Jim Gill said he is recruiting members for the board that works with the Washakie County Conservation District, the Worland Garden Club and...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    October 14, 2017

Hunter Fest kicks off season in Ten Sleep today

TEN SLEEP – The 23rd annual Hunter Fest welcomes hunters and outdoorsmen to Ten Sleep today, serving up food, entertainment and prizes from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. downtown. Sponsored by the Town of Ten Sleep and the Worland Ten Sleep Chamber of...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 14, 2017

Worland bowhunter draws dream tag; bags record ram

WORLAND - After 22 years of racking up preference points for a bighorn sheep tag, Matt Lentsch of Worland drew the coveted license this year. Not only did this year prove fortuitous in drawing the...

 

Man involved in '72 Mafia slaying waives hearing in Wyoming

CHEYENNE (AP) — An 81-year-old man who was convicted in the 1970s killing of a nephew of notorious mob boss Carlo Gambino has waived his preliminary hearing on drug charges in Wyoming. Friday’s decision by Henry Sentner, of Myrtle Beach, South...

 

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