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 By Seth Romsa    News    July 22, 2021 

School District No. 1 budget slightly down

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees approved their budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year during a special hearing on Wednesday, July 14. The general fund for...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 22, 2021 

Old library building sold

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners announced that they have sold the former Washakie County Library building located at 1019 Coburn Ave. after the county closed on the sale Friday, July...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 15, 2021

West Side summer camp brings excitement

WORLAND – During the Washakie County School Board No. 1 Board of Trustees meeting in June, teachers from West Side Elementary gave a presentation on the activities they did at West Side during June...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 8, 2021

Quinn sworn in as county assessor

WORLAND – Washakie County Deputy Assessor Nancy Quinn was selected by the Washakie County Commissioners as the next Washakie County Assessor and was sworn in on Tuesday, July 6. Quinn has been the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 1, 2021

Mental health pandemic brought to board's attention

WORLAND - Rylan Mocko, a former student who graduated in 2019, came before the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees on Monday to discuss another pandemic that he believes is ongoing...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 1, 2021

Treanor reflects on 32 years with county

WORLAND – Outgoing Washakie County Assessor Kathy Treanor was originally brought into the Washakie County Assessor's office in 1989 in order to deal with the transition to technology in the field....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 24, 2021

Search begins Tuesday for next county assessor

WORLAND – Following the resignation of Washakie County Assessor Kathy Treanor, effective July 6, the Washakie County Republican Party is set to host a special assembly meeting to interview...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 24, 2021

County receives no comments on subdivision changes

WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners held a public hearing on Tuesday, June 15, to consider the proposed changes recommended by the Washakie County Planning and Zoning Commission on...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 17, 2021

Commissioners plead for public cooperation with bridge

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners discussed a matter regarding the Cottonwood Creek Bridge during their regularly scheduled meeting, discussed the Washakie County Library and received...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 10, 2021

Ten Sleep passes fire ordinances on first reading

TEN SLEEP – During their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 1, the Ten Sleep Town Council passed ordinances Nos. 224 and 225 regarding fires within city limits. Ordinance No. 225 would...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 3, 2021

Keller named District Teacher of Year

WORLAND – West Side Elementary fifth-grade teacher Vanessa Keller was shocked to learn during the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees meeting that she had been named the both...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 3, 2021

West Side paraeducator honored with Bell Ringer award

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees honored their newest Bell Ringer Award winner Loretta Alcaraz during their monthly meeting on Monday, May 24. The Bell Ringer...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 3, 2021

Wyoming first lady tours the Big Horn Basin; makes three stops in Washakie County

WORLAND - Wyoming first lady Jennie Gordon took a tour through the Big Horn Basin as she visited local area entities that have either worked with or supported the Wyoming Hunger Initiative including...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 27, 2021

School board approves base salary increase

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees approved an $850 increase to the base teaching salary which raises the district’s base salary to $45,000. With this inc...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 27, 2021

Ten Sleep Canyon Climbing Plan begins to take shape

TEN SLEEP – The Bighorn National Forest Service (NFS) held a second virtual public meeting regarding the Ten Sleep Climbing Plan on Wednesday, May 19, and began to address the more than 500...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 20, 2021

Lower Nowood project hits speed bump

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 18, to hear board reports and receive updates on projects happening around the county. Washakie...

 
 By SETH ROMSA    News    May 20, 2021

Worland's top students honored at graduation

WORLAND - Worland High School recognized five valedictorians from the Class of 2021 at Sunday's graduation ceremony - Carmyn Buckman, Robyn Horath, Annalise Newell, Tanner Stott and Kimberly Sumida,...

 
 By SETH ROMSA    News    May 20, 2021

WCSD#1 superintendent reflects on COVID school year

WORLAND – School districts across the nation have been tasked with the difficult decision of how to open safely for students and provide a quality education while maintaining social distancing amid...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 13, 2021

Board intends to pursue eight-period day

TEN SLEEP – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting Monday night to discuss a potential change to an eight-period school day, a...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 13, 2021

Governor to deliver keynote address at mental health event Friday

WORLAND – Cloud Peak Counseling Center is getting set to host a mental health awareness event this Friday, May 14, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Worland Community Center, which will feature Wyoming...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 6, 2021

Extension of bike path proposed to Commissioners

WORLAND – Local resident Landis Benson approached the Washakie County Commissioners during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 4, to discuss an idea that would extend the bike/walking...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    May 6, 2021

Drug Free Community Walk/Run May 12

WORLAND – The Washakie Prevention Coalition’s (WPC) Drug Free Community Walk/Run is set to take place Wednesday, May 12, on the Worland Walking Path from 6:30-8 p.m. “We want business and...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 29, 2021

WCSD No. 1 approves preliminary budget

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees approved a preliminary budget for the upcoming 2021-22 school year during their normal meeting on Monday, April 26. The board al...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 22, 2021

Commissioners agree to sell current library building

WORLAND – After a nearly 40-minute executive session to discuss litigation, the Washakie County Commissioners accepted a counter-offer to sell the current Washakie County Library located at 1019...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 15, 2021

Legislature keeps funding intact for Ten Sleep School design

TEN SLEEP - “Design for new Ten Sleep School is in the budget,” Superintendent Jimmy Phelps said during his legislative update to the Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees...

 

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