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September 24, 2020

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Ten Sleep ranch proposes land exchange

WASHAKIE COUNTY — The State of Wyoming is seeking public input on a proposed swap of land within Washakie County. The Office of State Lands and Investments has scheduled a virtual hearing to solicit public comment at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday,...

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Concerns expressed during road hearings

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners held a public hearing regarding the adoption of Lane 17 1/2 and the vacation of Lane 18 1/2 at the Washakie County Fairgrounds, as part of their...

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Coming Saturday: Giant pumpkin weigh-off, drop moves to new location

WORLAND - The 2020 Wyoming State Champion Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Pumpkin Drop will be this Saturday at DPS, 1082 North 10th Street in Worland. The change in venue from Big Horn Cooperative came...

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STATE UPDATE: Monday, September 28, COVID case count at 4897, 857 probable, 4613 recovered

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Monday increased by a record 117 cases to 4,780. The record for cases in a day is 162. The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) also...

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The News Editorial: Leadership lost

We need leadership in Washington, D.C. now more than ever but leadership is lacking from both of the country’s major political parties. While we can point to many examples, the most recent came...

Kurt Michael Dworshak

Kurt Michael Dworshak, 36-year-old former Worland resident, passed away on Sept. 18, 2020 in Billings, Montana. Kurt was born in Livingston, Montana on April 28, 1984. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Worland Community Center Complex...

Clifford N. Claypool

Greybull resident, Clifford N. Claypool, 78, passed away Sept. 15, 2020, in Thermopolis. He was born May 14, 1942 in Flint, Michigan. A Celebration of Cliff’s Life will be Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. at the Elks Lodge in...

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James "Jim" Farold Thompson

James "Jim" Farold Thompson "Big T" born October 19, 1957 to Floyd and Jennie Thompson in Casper, WY passed away Friday morning in his home surrounded by his wife and two daughters. Jim graduated...

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