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February 28, 2019

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Intent to Subdivide Land-Smith

Intent to Subdivide Land-Smith...  PDF


Public Notice Oil and Gas Conservation Meeting

Public Notice Oil and Gas Conservation Meeting...  PDF


Public Notice Commissioner Minutes

Public Notice Commissioner Minutes...  PDF


Vets assistance in Park, Big Horn, Washakie, Hot Springs counties

CHEYENNE — A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout March. Josh Schmidt is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss... Full story


CANCELLED Lauralynn Project visiting Worland Saturday

WORLAND – Cody resident Richard Perkins, founder of the Lauralynn Project, will be visiting Worland this Saturday to give bicycles to area children who can’t afford to buy one. He will be in Blair’s parking lot from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Perkins... Full story


Get ready to bring your I.D. to school

WORLAND — The Raptor web-based visitor management system for screening visitors will be coming to all five Worland schools later this school year. Business Manager Jack Stott reported to the...


Ten Sleep School facing investigation

TEN SLEEP – Complaints for an alleged disability FAPE (Free Appropriate Public Education) violation and an alleged retaliation violation with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights against Ten Sleep School prompted a federal invest...


Ten Sleep man charged with attempted murder

BASIN — A Ten Sleep man is being held on $500,000 cash bond on three felony counts after an incident on Feb. 3 at the HiWay Bar and Café. Michael Duane Verry, 70, was arrested in Billings, Mont., o... Full story


UW looks to fill Cent$ible Nutrition vacancy

WORLAND — After leaving the Washakie/Hot Springs County Cent$ible Nutrition educator position vacant for nearly a year the University of Wyoming Cent$ible Nutrition office is working to fill the... Full story


William Lee Madsen

William Lee Madsen was born to Martin and Millie Madsen on August 17, 1954 in Worland, WY. He passed away on February 7, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ of early onset dementia (diagnosed in 2014). Bill... Full story


Gladys Frances Miller

Gladys Frances Miller, age 91, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Worland Healthcare Center. Gladys was born April 29, 1927 in Oklahoma City. She married Harold L. Miller in Oklahoma City in 1946. They had three children; Darrel, Steve and... Full story


Phyllis M. Capen

Phyllis M. Capen, 72, passed away Feb. 21, 2019, at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center. Memorial services were held Monday, Feb. 25, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Worland.... Full story


Jennie Lee Rathbun

Summer memorial services for Jennie Lee Rathbun, 86, will be held in June 2019. Mrs. Rathbun died Feb. 20, 2019, at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center.... Full story

 By Cyd Lass    News    February 28, 2019

Newell Sargent baseball fields renovation to be complete in time for season

WORLAND – Last October, the Worland Recreation Committee partnered up with the city to begin renovations for the Worland baseball fields at Newell Sargent Park. The project began in late October and included replacement of chain link fences that... Full story

 By Marcus Huff    News    February 28, 2019

Victims' bills could have local impact

CHEYENNE – Two bills that passed the Wyoming State Legislature are headed to the governor’s desk for approval, both of which would expand victims services and extend the time a victim would be eligible for benefits in the case of violent crimes.... Full story


The nutritional benefits of crickets

WORLAND - Would you choose 8 ounces of crickets over an 8-ounce beef steak? Probably not and Chief Washakie FFA member and Worland High School student BreAnna Parra and her partner Kolter Wyman realiz...

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    February 28, 2019

Goncalves wins title at 160, Warriors place fifth as a team

WORLAND - It has been an eventful month for Worland Warrior wrestler Luke Goncalves, the sophomore was not sure he'd be able to wrestle this season due to a leg injury suffered during the football... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    February 28, 2019

Cole brings back first championship for Bobcats since '15

THERMOPOLIS - The Hot Springs County Bobcats wrestling team did not come home with a 2A State title but there was still plenty of things for them to be proud. For starters, sophomore Logan Cole took... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    February 28, 2019

Lady Pioneers season ends in Lander

TEN SLEEP - It wasn't how they wanted it to end but the 2018-19 Ten Sleep girls basketball season came to a close on Feb. 23 in a 62-30 loss to the Farson-Eden Lady Pronghorns during the 1A West... Full story


Prescribed burn planned for Yellowtail

CODY – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is planning a prescribed burn on Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Management Area east of Lovell this week. The prescribed burn is dependent on weather and fuel moisture and could begin as early as Thursday,...


FEB. 28 - Wyoming Briefs

Avalanche closes Teton Pass JACKSON (WNE) - An avalanche piled snow across Highway 22 on Wednesday, forcing the Wyoming Department of Transportation to shut down the road for most of the day. Foreman...


Warriors and Lady Warriors advance to 3A West semifinals

WORLAND — Both Worland basketball teams advanced to the 3A West regional semifinals Thursday at Worland High School. The Lady Warriors led wire-to-wire in their quarterfinal game, downing the Pinedale Lady Wranglers 47-30. The Lady Warriors... Full story


MARCH 1 - Wyoming News Briefs

Rock Springs motorhome rally sells out in minutes ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) - The Tiffin Allegro Club Rally that will be hosted June 17-21 in Sweetwater County sold out three minutes and 51 seconds after...


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