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January 31, 2017

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Drops for postelection winners drag stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Monday as investors grew nervous after President Donald Trump imposed a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. Energy companies, which have surged over the last year, took the biggest losses. Airlines...


Maxine Wortham

Maxine Wortham, 83-year-old Worland resident passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 28, 2017 at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland. Born in Pampa, Texas and raised by her... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    January 31, 2017

Legislators slated to hear testimony on House education bill

CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers will hear testimony on a comprehensive K-12 school funding proposal on Monday night. The hearing on House Bill 236 will be held at Cheyenne East High School auditorium, across from the temporary Capitol...


Guns bills advance in Wyoming House

CHEYENNE (AP) — Several bills to loosen Wyoming’s gun restrictions have won preliminary approval in the state House. Representatives on Monday advanced bills that would allow people to carry guns on college campuses and in government meetings...

 By Marcus Huff    News    January 31, 2017

Legislator introduces bill to protect Israeli interests in Wyoming

CHEYENNE – State Representative Nathan Winters (R-Thermopolis, HD28) introduced a bill Monday to prohibit the state from entering into contracts with companies who have, or intend to boycott the State of Israel, including the investment of state fu...


House panel votes 'no' on presidential primary election

CHEYENNE (AP) — A bill that would have established a presidential primary election in Wyoming has failed in a state House committee. The House Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee voted 6-3 Monday against House Bill 201....

 By John Davis    Opinion    January 31, 2017

The main street service stations

Last week I talked about how a driver coming into Worland from Thermopolis during the 1950s would first cross the bridge that we now know as the old bridge. The first gas station encountered would be Scotty’s Texaco (or, perhaps, Scotty’s...


Wyoming must fight to restore the constitution using Article V

Several of our fellow Wyoming legislators have argued against the effort to reign in the federal government using Article V of the Constitution, claiming that it is too risky. We want to set the record straight for Wyomingites who might hear it said...


Defensive prowess propels Lady Warriors to win over No.4 Lady Panthers Saturday

POWELL - In a battle of top-ranked 3A teams the Worland Lady Warriors (8-3, 3-0) bested the Powell Lady Panthers (8-4, 3-0) 44-38 Saturday afternoon at Powell High School. The game between WyoPreps...


Public Notice Washakie Co Commissioners Minutes

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