August 4, 2022
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Frandson remembered as a leader, patriot, family man
WORLAND — Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch announced Wednesday, July 27 that Commissioner Chairman Fred Frandson had withdrawn from the county commissioner race and less than a week later,... Full story
Veals get probation for 2021 incident in Big Horns
WORLAND — Father and son Niles Wesley Veal, 71, and Cody James Veal, 42, both of Sheridan County, received probation for charges that stemmed from an incident in the Big Horn Mountains in September...
Dance the night away at the 'Hometown Hootenanny'
WORLAND — Grab your partner and your dancing shoes and come out Saturday night to the “Hometown Hootenanny” at the Worland Community Center. The event is a hosted by the Washakie Museum &...
Camping free-for-all? Strategies emerge to manage forest crowds
By Randy Pickett was hiking along a creek bottom during a recent camping trip in the Bighorn National Forest when he noticed tire tracks in the vegetation. “I’m like, ‘those are tire tracks from somebody’s ATV, and they drove at least a... Full story
Hear Me Out: Russell's watch has ended, and the NFL is on a bender
I’ve recently taken up learning French. That sounds grander than it is. All I did was download Duolingo on my phone. But it’s time to flex what I’ve learned by writing a poem in French to honor... Full story
The News Editorial: Gone but not forgotten
The loss of Commissioner Fred Frandson this week brought back thoughts of the late Dale Wagner, whom Frandson was appointed to replace after Wagner’s passing in 2016. Both had a strong love of Washakie County, were active in their community and... Full story
Karla's Kolumn: Renewing friendships and college fun
This weekend my best friend from college came up to enjoy fair and attend the Confederate Railroad concert. She is the first person I texted when I learned that the fair board had locked in the... Full story
Edna Lee Kraft
Edna Lee Kraft was born on May 25, 1942 to Harry and Helen Nickelson in Boysen, Wyoming. Edna passed away on July 23, 2022 in Warden, Washington at home. The family will hold a private service together in a remembrance of her... Full story
Fred Wayne Frandson
Fred Wayne Frandson, 60, passed away in his home, surrounded by family after a short, unexpected battle with cancer on August 1, 2022 in Worland, Wyoming. Fred was born in Greybull, Wyoming to Elmer... Full story