Articles from the April 1, 2021 edition
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3 Easter egg hunts this weekend
WORLAND – Washakie County residents can search for Easter eggs and candy on land and sea, or rather water with two traditional Easter egg hunts and one at the Worland Aquatic Center. The Worland...
School board discusses Friday early release
WORLAND – Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Superintendent David Nicholas brought the idea of a 2:15 p.m. early release on Fridays for the upcoming 2021-22 school year before the Board...
Karla's Kolumn: Is the News building haunted?
Do you remember on the Family Circus comic strip the “ghost” Not Me. When the parents ask the children who did something they would say “Not Me” and the ghost would be in the next panel. Well...
Cooper discusses vote on election runoff bill
CHEYENNE — While over 200 bills have passed through to the next house, one bill that failed last week created a lot of opinions on both sides was Senate File 145 on Election Runoffs. The bill...
Lady Warriors drop opener against Cody
WORLAND - The first softball game in Worland High School history did not go as planned for the Lady Warriors, as they lost 9-0 to Cody on March 26 at Newell Sargent Park. While the Lady Warriors'...
Sheryl Diane Mills
Sheryl Diane Mills passed away on March 21, 2021. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Bryant Funeral Home Chapel in Worland.... Full story
Twila M. Wood
Twila M. Wood, 89, died March 23, 2021 in Thermopolis. Interment was held Monday, March 29 at Monument Hill Cemetery.... Full story
Joseph Merel Isger
Joseph Merel Isger, 47, went to be with his Savior on March 28, 2021 after a long courageous battle with Myotonic Dystrophy. Joseph was born on January 23, 1974 in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania to... Full story
Doris Gullion, born Doris Laverne Booze, got her angel wings March 26, 2021. She passed away at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 90. Doris was born to Virgil Clifton and... Full story
Joyce (Myers) Dierks
What a wonderful Wyoming life Joyce (Myers) Dierks lived, although it started on a cold Cedar Rapids, Iowa Sunday morning on January 4th, 1931. George (Yank) and Winifred (Peggy) Myers welcomed their... Full story
Margaret Ellen Bleak
Margaret Ellen (Pickett) Bleak passed away at her home surrounded by family on March 23, 2021. She was born on January 22, 1939, to Charles William "Pap" and Esther May "Es" (Clendenning) Pickett in... Full story
Senate committee kills Medicaid expansion
CHEYENNE — After clearing the House in a historic vote last week, a bill authorizing the expansion of Medicaid coverage to an estimated 24,000 residents in Wyoming was defeated by a Senate committee Wednesday morning. House Bill 162, which had... Full story
Seat belt legislation dies
SHERIDAN — A missed procedural deadline last week marked the end for a bill that would have allowed law enforcement to pull over drivers solely for not wearing a seat belt. March 22 was the final day for bills to gain initial approval in their cham... Full story
Thursday, April 1 Wyoming News Briefs
Fenn treasure hunter sentenced for damaging park cemetery CODY (WNE) — A man who dug up a cemetery in Yellowstone National Park in search of the Forest Fenn treasure was sentenced to six months in prison, six months home detention and $31,566 in re... Full story
Flushing flow scheduled in Shoshone River
CODY- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to make sportspersons and recreationists aware of sizeable increases in water flows in the Shoshone River below Buffalo Bill Dam April 7-10 as part of a flushing flow project. The Bureau of... Full story