Articles from the February 11, 2021 edition
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February 11, 2021
Did you know that kangaroos can not walk backwards?...
Arctic cold front moves in to the Basin
WORLAND - Snow and cold hit the Big Horn Basin over the weekend with Arctic temperatures hitting this week. The National Weather Service reported a three-day total (Friday through Sunday) of two...
Decision on direct distribution waits for March session
WORLAND — The funding for the local direct distribution to cities, towns and counties will have to wait until the Wyoming Legislature resumes work in March with the State House not taking action on...
Karla's Kolumn: Learning more about cats
We adopted two cats recently from New Hope Humane Society. Earlier this year we had to say goodbye to our beloved Buddy after about five years and we needed to find another feline companion for... Full story
Potential town budget impacts discussed
TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep Mayor Ernie Beckley discussed with the Ten Sleep Council the likely cuts coming out of the Wyoming State Senate and House of Representatives likely being between 10% and 20%...
BAPC discuss options for crematory locations
WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission considered two locations for a new proposed crematory in Worland and left the decision on how to proceed with Veile Mortuary owner...
WESTI Ag Days continues next Tuesday
WORLAND – The Wyoming Extension's Strategically and Technologically Informative (WESTI) Ag Days will continue this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Feb. 16-18. This year WESTI Ag Days is being held...
Public hearing Feb. 17 on Big Horn Regional rate increase
WORLAND — The Big Horn Regional Joint Powers Board will be holding a public hearing at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the office in Worland, 1100 North 10th. The hearing is to take comments on the...
Warriors finish third at 3A East conference meet
WORLAND - While they were unable to defend their 3A East conference title from 2020, the Worland Warrior boys swimming team still put some of their best times of the season. The Warriors finished...
K. Delaine (Abell) Smith
Fort Walton Beach Florida - Delaine Smith, 71, passed away in the arms of her children on 6 Feb 2021 from complications of Crohn's Disease. She was born on 25 Mar 1949 in Twin Falls, ID. She grew up... Full story
Betty Lou King
Betty Lou King was born Aug. 9, 1949 to Jake and Della Kraft in Worland, WY. She passed away peacefully Feb. 3, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. She was 71. She was preceded in death by her... Full story
Frank Thomas Albert
Frank Thomas Albert, 76 of Troy, Tennessee, died Monday, February 1, 2021 at his home after battling cancer for last 2-3 years. Mr. Albert was born May 9, 1944 in Worland, WY. He was the son of... Full story
Governor Continues to Relax COVID-19 Protocols as Hospitalizations Decline
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced a continued relaxation of health orders as data from most Wyoming counties shows declines in both case counts and hospitalizations. Beginning Feb. 15... Full story
Wyoming News Briefs for Feb. 12
Man arrested after day-long standoff EVANSTON (WNE) — Several Evanston police officers responded to an apartment on Park Road Wednesday morning and remained throughout the day after a man who was “very agitated and armed with two large knives...
Governor Gordon's Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force to Meet to Review Findings of Statewide Report
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Gordon’s Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons (“M&MIP”) Task Force will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, February 17th, to review the findings of Wyoming’s first Murder and Missing Indigineous Persons... Full story
Fifteen More Coronavirus-Related Deaths Confirmed
Fifteen more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) release on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Deaths among Wyoming residents are added to the... Full story