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January 12 2023

Read about what is happening in the General Session of the Wyoming Legislature....

 By Sean Mortimer    News    January 12, 2023

Personnel items highlight Ten Sleep school board meeting

TEN SLEEP – Changes in staff highlighted the brief January 9 meeting of the Washakie School District No. 2 Board of Trustees. Principal Robert Griffin opened the meeting by congratulating students that had been exemplary of the month of...

 By AVERY HOWE    News    January 12, 2023

Pig wrestling out, tractor pull possibly in

WORLAND - The Washakie County Fair Board is looking for judges. “We would prefer that they have no children in 4-H,” Fair Board Member Beth Shaffer said at their Jan. 9 meeting, “but have an understanding of fair judging.” Cat, dog, rabbit...

 By AVERY HOWE    News    January 12, 2023

New bill fights vaccination, mask discrimination

WORLAND – General Session began on Jan. 10 for the Wyoming State Legislature in Cheyenne. Around 170 pieces of legislature were prefiled including criminalization of discrimination based on masking and vaccination. Representative Jeanette Ward...


Bruce Wayne Imfeld

Bruce Wayne Imfeld, 82, of Worland, WY, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born November 30, 1940 in Woodbury, NJ, he was the son of the late... Full story


Maria del Socorro Garcia Arellano

Maria del Socorro Garcia Arellano, 72-year-old Worland resident passed away on January 4, 2023 at the Billings Clinic. Socorro was born on July 25, 1950 in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. The fifth... Full story


Roger Dale Johnson Sr.

Roger Dale Johnson Sr., 87-year-old Greybull resident, passed away at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Worland, Wyoming on January 4, 2023. Roger was born in Lansing, Michigan on Aug. 3, 1935. Cremation has taken place and a... Full story


Richard John Beaver

Sheridan resident, Richard John Beaver, 59, died December 30, 2022, at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Wellness. He was born in 1963 in Worland.  Cremation has taken place.... Full story


Jack Carlton Chatwell

Jack Carlton Chatwell, 97, died at his Thermopolis residence, Jan. 6, 2023. Graveside services will be Thursday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery.... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 12, 2023

A what were they thinking episode

A couple of things happened during the past week that had me scratching my head and made me wonder what people were thinking. First the legislators seeking a tax holiday for school supplies in the...

 By WENDY WIECKI    News    January 12, 2023

Living a sober life

Often times when someone enters treatment for addiction they have a difficult time seeing their life clean and sober. They see their lifestyle of using substances as the only way they can have fun, and that without it, life would be “boring....

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    January 12, 2023

Ten Sleep School competes in Knowledge Bowl after lengthy hiatus

TEN SLEEP - Ten Sleep had a team compete in the Knowledge Bowl on Dec. 7, an event for students in the Big Horn Basin to test their knowledge in various academic disciplines against teams from other...


BLM seeks input on future wild horse management in the McCullough Peaks

CODY -The Bureau of Land Management Cody Field Office requests your input as it begins to analyze future wild horse fertility control and bait trap gathers in the McCullough Peaks Herd Management...

 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    January 12, 2023

Warriors continue excelling in the pool

WORLAND - Coming off a disappointing dual in Buffalo on Dec. 29, 2022, the Worland Warriors bounced back in a strong way during last week's dual and meet in Powell. "We brought six guys, and it was...


Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff Statewide on Jan. 15 in Honor of Wyoming EMT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide on Sunday, January 15 in honor and memory of Tyeler Harris, an Emergency Medical Technician from Saratoga. On December 21,... Full story


AmeriCorps CEO Statement on Unity through Service to Honor MLK Day

AmeriCorps calls on nation to bring communities together, help others stand together against hate, build bridges, and heal divides to honor Dr. King's legacy WASHINGTON, DC – To commemorate Martin... Full story


Cyber Security Weekly Briefing

Brief 1/16/2023 Service Notification Scam: If you receive an email from 'Service Notification' at a email address with the subject line of "[Redacted Name], Track your package ID#29194773" be... Full story


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