Articles from the January 13, 2022 edition
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COVID UPDATE: Active coronavirus cases up 277 on Thursday
Jan. 13, 2022 By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 277 on Thursday. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its regular coronavirus update,... Full story
Confederate Railroad to perform at Washakie County Fair
WORLAND — Fans requested a large concert for the Washakie County Fair and the board listened as they received word at Monday night’s meeting that they had secured booking the Academy of Country...
County shows support for passenger rail coalition
WORLAND — After hearing a presentation for Dan Bilka, coordinator of the Greater Northwest Passenger Rail Coalition, the Washakie County Commissioners sent a letter of support for the project. In...
Karla's Kolumn: Adopting Roscoe was not selfish Pope Francis
Our family at the Pomeroy household grew by one more on Dec. 23, 2021, as we adopted a 6-month Australian shepherd mix male puppy from New Hope Humane Society. This brings our total fur children at... Full story
Children's author finds inspiration through family
WORLAND - A project started nearly 18 years ago came to fruition at Christmas time for local author Diana Pickerel. Pickerel, who moved to Worland in 1979, has resided in Worland since then, except...
Voices of Recovery: Nick McMartin
In bringing in the new year, I wanted to share another recovery story from our community. The gentleman is Nick McMartin. Nick has been a Worland resident most of his life. Nick started his drug use at the age of 16 with marijuana use when he was in...
Lady Warriors down Big Piney 40-38
WORLAND - It has been a tough schedule for the Worland Lady Warriors basketball team, but last week they won their second game of the season at the Winter Classic in Rawlins on Jan. 7-8. Before going...
Federal, state officials spar over Bridger
CASPER — On unit 2 of the Jim Bridger power plant, Wyoming isn’t taking no for an answer. State leaders and operating utility Rocky Mountain Power have doubled down on their commitment to resolving a dispute over pollution controls, and keeping... Full story