Articles from the January 20, 2022 edition

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January 20, 2022

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 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 20, 2022

Third generation takes reins at Blair's Market in Worland

WORLAND - Blair's Market in Worland officially moves to its third-generation ownership this week with the change in ownership to Sha and Brandon Yule as SBY Plus Inc. Blair's Market was started in...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 20, 2022

Worland City Council formally votes to fight census figures

WORLAND — The Worland City Council voted unanimously to appeal the 2020 census figures, even discussing the option of a mid-decade count. Mayor Jim Gill outlined his case before the council, noting t...


BLM to conduct prescribed fire projects in the Big Horn Basin 

WORLAND – The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District tentatively plans to conduct three prescribed fire projects within the Cody and Worland field office areas this winter and spring as part of the BLM’s commitment to kee...

 By LEO WOLFSON    News    January 20, 2022

Former Cody man charged in Capitol invasion

CODY — A man with Cody ties has been charged in U.S. District Court for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots. According to the filing affidavit, Andrew Galloway was interviewed by FBI agents at his home outside of Cody at some point in the p... Full story

 By JOEL FUNK    News    January 20, 2022

Laramie, Albany counties in 'chaos' after redistricting move

Power struggles between lawmakers reverted at least a quarter of Wyoming’s legislative redistricting map back to square one during a contentious meeting Wednesday in Casper. With time ticking down before the 2022 budget session convenes in C... Full story

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    January 20, 2022

CatchAFire speaker a veteran and actor

WORLAND – Retired Marine, pastor and actor Ken Bevel is this year’s guest speaker for the ninth annual CatchAFire. Bevel, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, spent 20 years doing active service in the United State Marine Corps before retiring to ser...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 20, 2022

Nowaks welcome second child as first baby of 2022

WORLAND - Connor Hendrick Nowak, son of Brian and Kylie Nowak of Worland is the first baby born in 2022 at Worland's hospital, Washakie Medical Center. Connor was born at 1:28 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3,...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    January 20, 2022

Senator Barrasso: Biden's first year an 'epic failure'

WORLAND - U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) expressed frustration with the President Joe Biden Administration but said he is willing to work with Biden on key issues for Wyoming and will fight...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    January 20, 2022

WCSD#2 Board makes changes to extended leave polic

TEN SLEEP –The Washakie County School Board District No. 2 Board made changes to the extended leave policy to benefit employees.The board approved on first reading Monday, Jan. 10, policy 3.42 and 4.18, Extended Leave with or Without Pay. A...


Marilyn Mae (Truitt) Husman

Marilyn Mae (Truitt) Husman, the middle of five children of Fern Agnes (Ekis) and Corwin William Truitt, was born on April 13, 1934 in Sheridan, Wyoming. After graduating from Sheridan High School in 1953, she met Edward Lee Husman. On June 6, 1954,... Full story


Thomas A. Cooper

Thomas A. Cooper, age 82, of Lodgepole, NE passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, January 10, 2022 in Sidney. Per his wishes, cremation has been held and there will be no public... Full story


Carolyn Jane Nelson

September 1, 1942-January 8, 2022 (age 79) Carolyn Jane Nelson, 79 was born September 1, 1942, in Worland, Wyoming and passed away January 8, 2022, surrounded by her family in her home in Cheyenne, Wy... Full story


Patricia Zee Baston Schuyler

Patricia Baston Schuyler, 89, of Tucson, Arizona, passed peacefully during the early morning hours of December 31, 2021. She was born March 17, 1932 in Worland, Wyoming to Charles and Zee Baston and was the youngest of six children. She is survived... Full story


The 800-pound gorilla

On Feb. 14, Wyoming Legislators will gather in Cheyenne to start the 2022 budget session. First and foremost, the Legislature has to pass Gov. Mark Gordon’s 2023-2024 biennium budget. As legislators prepare, there is good news and bad news. The g... Full story


Why your kids should be learning sign language in schools

I was introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) at a pretty young age. I had a deaf friend growing up, and am hard of hearing myself, not to mention my mom used to be a special-education teacher, so... Full story


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