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 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...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 15, 2021 

Stott named Washakie Medical Center Employee of the Year

WORLAND – Registered nurse Julie Stott was named the Banner Health Washakie Medical Center (WMC) Employee of the Year for 2020. Stott has been an employee at WMC for nearly 32 years, and was...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 8, 2021

Ambulance service transition nearly complete

WORLAND – The volunteer Washakie County Ambulance Service (WCAS) is nearing the end of its transition period as the service is anticipating the takeover by Cody Regional Health (CRH) to be...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 8, 2021

Vaccine clinic set for next Wednesday

WORLAND – Washakie County Public Health (WCPH) is set to host a vaccine clinic next Wednesday, April 14, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Worland Community Center for those receiving their second...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 1, 2021

School board discusses Friday early release

WORLAND – Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Superintendent David Nicholas brought the idea of a 2:15 p.m. early release on Fridays for the upcoming 2021-22 school year before the Board...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 25, 2021

WHS qualifies 11 for national speech and debate

WORLAND – The Worland High School Speech and Debate competed in the National Qualifiers Competition this past week from Monday March 15-20 and saw 11 students qualify for the national competition....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 18, 2021

Commissioners hear budget request for youth alternatives

WORLAND - Sarah Garcia of Washakie County Youth Alternatives discussed financing and the importance of the county’s diversion program during the Washakie County Commissioners meeting Tuesday....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 11, 2021

District No. 2 opts against four-day week for 21-22 school year

TEN SLEEP – A task force on a four-day school week recommended that the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees not seek a four-day week for the upcoming 2021-22 school year....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 11, 2021

Stott reflects on over 25 years with school district

WORLAND – Jack Stott will be retiring this month as business manager for Washakie County School District No. 1 (WCSD) and he took a moment to look back at some of his accomplishments and memories...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 4, 2021

Public comment period ending for Ten Sleep climbing plan

WORLAND – The Bighorn National Forest Powder River Ranger District rangers hosted a public meeting regarding climbing in Ten Sleep Canyon on Thursday, Feb. 18, to discuss where they are at in the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 4, 2021

Washakie Medical Center moves into green zone

WORLAND – Washakie Medical Center (WMC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jay Stallings announced during the WMC Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23, that WMC has moved into the green zone...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 25, 2021

Alternative solution found for automotive program

WORLAND – After the January board meeting, the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees was faced with a difficult decision regarding the future of the Worland High School auto...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 18, 2021

Ten Sleep seeks input on 4-day week

TEN SLEEP – Washakie County School District No. 2 is seeking input from stakeholders regarding a potential transition to a four-day school week this upcoming school year. This meeting will be at 7 p...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 18, 2021

Washakie County surpasses 1,000 COVID vaccine doses

WORLAND – Washakie County has administered the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to 1,176 residents with around 400 residents having received both doses of the vaccine as of Tuesday, Feb. 1...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 18, 2021

Hyattville meat processing plant capacity doubles through grant

HYATTVILLE – When COVID-19 struck the nation in 2020, meat became a scarce product in most grocery stores across the country, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon began the Meat Processing Expansion Grant...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 11, 2021

Potential town budget impacts discussed

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep Mayor Ernie Beckley discussed with the Ten Sleep Council the likely cuts coming out of the Wyoming State Senate and House of Representatives likely being between 10% and 20%...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 11, 2021

WESTI Ag Days continues next Tuesday

WORLAND – The Wyoming Extension's Strategically and Technologically Informative (WESTI) Ag Days will continue this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Feb. 16-18. This year WESTI Ag Days is being held...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 4, 2021

14 organizations helped through COVID charity funds

WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners announced Tuesday on how through Governor Mark Gordon’s Community Charitable Relief Program were distributed to local non-profit organizations. The...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    February 4, 2021

WHS Speech and debate finishes third at Natrona meet

WORLAND – The Worland High School Speech and Debate team finished third overall in class 3A among those schools that competed in the Virtual Mustang Classic held by Natrona County High School Jan....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    January 28, 2021

Ambulance enterprise fund will pay for new contract with Cody Regional

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners signed a three-year contract agreement with Cody Regional Health (CRH) to take over the volunteer Washakie County Ambulance Service (WCAS) at a cost of...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    January 28, 2021

WHS Speech and debate wins Powell meet

The Worland High School Speech and Debate team took part in the Powell Virtual Invitational last weekend and came away with a victory placing first as a team over Green River, Buffalo, Lovell and...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    January 21, 2021

Identifying hazards in the Big Horn Basin

WORLAND – Emergency management directors from Big Horn, Park, Washakie and Hot Springs counties met in a conference call led by Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Consultant Jeff Brislawn...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    January 21, 2021

County receives clean audit

WORLAND - The Washakie County commissioners received their yearly audit during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and accepted a clean audit report for the 2019-20 fiscal year....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    January 21, 2021

Worland speech team takes second at Thermopolis

WORLAND – After finishing last weekend in first place at the Sundance speech and debate tournament in Utah competing against teams from California and Utah, the Worland Speech and Debate team...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    January 14, 2021

Phelps will not seek contract extension

By SETH ROMSA TEN SLEEP – At the end of the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Jan. 11, WCSD No. 2 Superintendent Jimmy Phelps told the board he will...

 

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