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 By Seth Romsa    News    September 24, 2020 

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...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 24, 2020 

Returning teacher steps up to help district in time of need

WORLAND – Jeana Croft is not a stranger to the classroom in Worland, she was previously the family and consumer science (FACS) teacher at the middle school before moving away, and when Brenda...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 24, 2020 

Prevention coalition discusses new positive message campaign

WORLAND – The Washakie Prevention Coalition (WPC) met for their first meeting after a two month summer break at the Worland Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 17, to discuss a future Positive...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 17, 2020

Lower price presented to commissioners for library

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the Washakie County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to receive an update on the proposed budget from Groatho... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 17, 2020

Former paraeducator moves into new position at high school

WORLAND – Jessica Tharp has been a paraeducator at Worland High School since 2017 but has transitioned this new school year into a new role as a life skills special education teacher while also...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 10, 2020

Ten Sleep Council discussion centers on increased traffic to library

WORLAND – The Ten Sleep Town Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, to discuss the influx of traffic to the Ten Sleep Library, and how that has impacted the area...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 10, 2020

Local officials express concerns about WyoLink

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday, Sept. 1, to discuss a new WyoLink project with Nathan Smolinski from the Wyoming Department of...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 3, 2020

WMC starting to see recovery from COVID-19 restrictions

WORLAND – During their monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25, Chief Financial Officer Jennifer McMillan informed the Washakie Medical Center Board that the Washakie Medical Center is behind budget for...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 3, 2020

Washakie County School District No. 1 hosts town hall update after first week

WORLAND – Washakie County School District No. 1 hosted a town hall meeting via Zoom to provide an update on how the first week of school went and how activities would be conducted this fall. The...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 3, 2020

Library discussions centered on reducing costs

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, to discuss the value engineering list set forth regarding the new Washakie County Library b...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

Praise high for teachers, staff after first week

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees met on Monday night, Aug. 24, via Zoom to hear updates from administrators and to hire several positions to start the year....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

The race is on for school board

WORLAND – There is a five-way race for three seats on both the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees and Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

Groathouse tentatively awarded library bid

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Washakie County Courthouse to read a letter of recommendation from their engineering firm TSP, and draft a notice of intent...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

'The Art of Rodeo' exhibit opens at Washakie Museum & Cultural Center

WORLAND – Bronze sculptor Chris Navarro of Casper has been sculpting full-time for 35 years, creating countless masterpieces around the state of Wyoming, and opening a new traveling exhibit at the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 20, 2020

Cooper earns GOP nod for SD20

WORLAND – Unofficial results from Tuesday night's primary showed a tightly fought race between Ed Cooper of Ten Sleep and Linda Weeks of Basin for the Republican nomination split by just over 200... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 20, 2020

School district holds town hall; East Side opening today

WORLAND – Washakie County School District No. 1 held a town hall discussion via Zoom on Thursday, Aug. 13, one day after the Worland school board decided to delay the reopening of East Side School...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 20, 2020

Ten Sleep School holds second reading on three policies

TEN SLEEP – The Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Aug. 10, to hold second readings on three policies, receive their annual...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 20, 2020

Additional filings made for special districts; Monday final day to file

WORLAND – Four community members have filed for both Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees and Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees, three have fil...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 13, 2020

Worland develops back-to-school guide

WORLAND – Washakie County School District No. 1 has not held full capacity schooling since the middle of March due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) but are set to begin in person learning...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 13, 2020

Commissioners hear board updates; library bid opening today

WORLAND – The Washakie County commissioners met last Tuesday, Aug. 4 for their regularly scheduled meeting to hear board reports and to approve different forms. Tom Schmeltzer of building...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 13, 2020

A look at the Ten Sleep school in-depth reopening guide

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep School has not been open since mid-March due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) but is set to open on Wednesday, Aug. 19, and house a full school of students for the first tim...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 13, 2020

Donna Rice contends in crowded field for Wyoming's U.S. Senate seat

WORLAND – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Donna Rice made a stop in Worland on Saturday to attend the annual Lincoln Day Dinner, a Washakie County Republican fundraiser typically scheduled for... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 13, 2020

Anderson announces his re-election bid

WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioner Aaron Anderson has announced his bid for re-election as he seeks his fourth term as a commissioner. Anderson was first elected to the Board of Commission in... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 6, 2020

County sees increase of COVID cases

WORLAND – Washakie County did not have an active case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 29, but saw a sharp increase starting the following day that has led to nine active cases in the county as of...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 6, 2020

School board approves 17-page plan to re-open

WORLAND – Washakie County School District No. 1 Superintendent David Nicholas presented a plan to the board at a special meeting that would allow students to attend school beginning later this... Full story

 

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