Articles from the January 5, 2023 edition
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January 5 2023
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Worland City Council begins 2023 work
WORLAND - The Worland City Council pulled up their chairs to hear Mayor Jim Gill’s State of the City New Year’s Address at their first meeting of 2023 on Jan. 3. Gill stood proud and addressed his department heads and council members, including...
Rakness puts away badge after 34 years in law enforcement
WORLAND – After serving 17 years as Washakie County Sheriff, Steve Rakness has retired from the position effective Jan. 3 when Austin Brookwell was sworn in as the new sheriff. When asked about how...
Worrall changes focus of legal practice after county service
WORLAND – Washakie County Attorney John Worrall has officially retired as of Jan. 3 when former Deputy Attorney Anthony Barton was sworn in to the position. Worrall served as County Attorney for...
Things we learn from Hamlin collapse
Monday night Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin collapsed after making a tackle on Cincinnati Bengals player Tee Higgins. CPR was administered on the field, an AED was used and then Hamlin was taken...
A new year brings new perspective
A new year here and with that comes the ever popular, but rarely accomplished new year’s resolutions. This year, I would challenge that and offer a new perspective. Instead of making a just a resolution, let’s make this year a year of...
George Q. Bower
George Q. Bower, 94, passed away on December 23, 2022 in Worland WY. George was born January 30, 1928 to Earl T. and Hilda H. Caroline (Reesy) Bower. George grew up in Worland on the Bower family... Full story
Philip Ernest Johnson
Philip Ernest Johnson made another one of his fast getaways when he went to meet his Lord on December 30, 2022. He came into this world on June 24, 1946, the son of Claire and Ejnar Johnson. Home was... Full story
Priscilla Anne Grooms
Priscilla (Sally) Anne Grooms, age 92, passed away on December 24 in Casper, Wyoming. She was born to Clarence and Eva Mae Kellogg on May 2, 1930, in Valentine, Nebraska and spent her childhood on... Full story
Mary Ann Stephenson Erickson
Mary Ann Stephenson Erickson, 90, passed away on Dec. 28, 2022, at St. John’s United Hospice in Billings, Montana. Cremation has taken place and a private family gathering will be held at a later date.... Full story
Christmas Tree Recycling turns holiday waste into a useful product
WORLAND – On Jan. 7, volunteers will be collecting undecorated, not bagged, Christmas trees to be recycled into mulch. The Christmas Tree Recycling program is a joint effort between local organizations to help to the community. Worland residents...
Burst pipe floods Lovell theater
LOVELL (WNE) — Saturday afternoon, Dec. 24, a water line broke at Lovell’s historic Hyart Theatre, sending water flowing into the lobby, out onto the sidewalk and into the street. The break was caused by the recent spate of frigid...
Yellowstone hot spring death leaves mystery in its wake
JACKSON — An investigation report Yellowstone National Park officials released this week sheds no light on a key question surrounding the death of a man whose foot was found floating in a hot spring in mid-August. How or why Il Hun Ro, 70, of Los... Full story