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April 1, 2021

I invented a new word! Plagiarism!... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 1, 2021

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...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 1, 2021

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...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 1, 2021

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...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 1, 2021

Sugarbeet Salon fills empty storefront on main street

WORLAND – Wanting to bring a bright moment to the Worland community after a difficult pandemic year in 2020, and wanting to move her business from her home Rhea White purchased and renovated the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 1, 2021

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...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    April 1, 2021

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

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

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    April 1, 2021

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

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    April 1, 2021

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

 

UPDATE: Firefighters fight structure fire

UPDATE: April 4: Colt Rishel has posted on Facebook that they are looking for a mobile trailer or a place to rent after the family home was destroyed in the fire on April 3. You may contact him at... Full story

 

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