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 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...

 
 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...

 

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