Articles from the March 31, 2022 edition
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March 31, 2022
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Money for nontraditional students not immediately available
LARAMIE — Although the framework for a new scholarship program for nontraditional students in Wyoming is now in place, no awards will be made until the state’s endowment fund reaches $50 million. Gov. Mark Gordon signed into law a bill that... Full story
Jack F. Hurley
Memorial services for Jack F. Hurley, 80, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Mortimore Funeral Home. Mr. Hurley died March 25 at his residence in Kirby....
Funeral services for Jeanette Palmer, 63, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 31, at the First Baptist Church in Thermopolis. Mrs. Palmer died March 24 in Thermopolis.... Full story
The News Editorial: Why not sign the bill?
So the new state legislative map with 62 House districts and 31 Senate districts is now law, becoming law, without Governor Mark Gordon’s signature. I know you are thinking did I not just talk about redistricting last week. You are right but with... Full story
Fifth graders get glimpse into surgical world
WORLAND - Worland students in Vanessa Keller's fifth-grade classes took part in a surgical unit last week learning about organ donation, surgery, optometry and neurosurgery. Each quarter, Keller...
District 1 approves increase in lunch prices
WORLAND — The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees approved a small increase to lunch prices for the 2022-23 school year at their regular board meeting Monday. Business Manager...
Veterans receive thanks from a grateful state
WORLAND - Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day has been observed in Wyoming for the past 10 years and this year Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon joined Adjutant General Major General Greg Porter and Wyoming...
Worland senior honored as Journalist of the Year
WORLAND - Worland High School senior Carley Yule won the Wyoming High School Journalist of the Year Award this year. As a state winner, Yule is eligible for the National High School Journalist of the...
Worland couple reflect on Ukranian heritage, traditions
WORLAND — With grandparents who immigrated from the Ukraine, keeping many of the holiday Ukranian traditions has been a way of life for David Maslowski of Worland. This year as he and his family pla...
USDA confirms avian influenza in Wyoming GILLETTE (WNE) — A case of bird flu has been found in Johnson County, prompting a warning to people who have chickens, turkeys or other birds to take steps to protect their birds. Highly pathogenic avian... Full story
Bigfoot spotted near Crazy Woman Canyon;
TEN SLEEP – Several state agencies were activated Friday morning, after numerous motorist reports of a large creature venturing across Highway 16 near Crazy Woman Canyon, in the Big Horn Mountains. At approximately 8:47 a.m., two vehicles and one... Full story
It was about dusk the other night. I was taking a walk around the property with the dogs, and the cats, before it got too dark to see anything. Across our lane is some private property and then BLM.... Full story
Ronald 'Ron' Wayne Meyer
Ronald "Ron" Wayne Meyer went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 26, 2022, in Billings, Montana, at the age of 75. He was born on August 21, 1946, in Fairbury, Nebraska, to Martin and Louise... Full story