Articles from the April 6, 2023 edition
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April 6 2023
Happy Easter! Get the details for all the egg hunts in the area this weekend....
Easter egg map for Washakie County
The Tuesday, March 26, 1940 edition of Northern Wyoming Daily News reported that 700 children gathered 2,000 candy Easter eggs at the 10th annual American Legion Easter Egg Hunt in Worland. In 1964, the candy eggs numbered 8,000. That was one of the...
Commissioners take new approach to old business
Business from roughly 2012-2014 was resurrected at the Washakie County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, March 4. Road and Bridge Supervisor Stuart Bower said that Pam Holland of Holland Ranch had brought to his attention that a previous agreement...
Edward Jacob Haun
Edward Jacob Haun was born in Worland, Wyoming on May 26, 1960, to Edward and LaVonne Haun. He passed away at home in Winnemucca and met his Savior on March 15, 2023, after a long battle with cancer. Ed was a standout wrestler in Worland and later a... Full story
Jasmine Leigh Osborn
Jasmine Leigh Osborn, 20, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Worland on March 30, 2023. Her sweet unborn son, Journey Michael, who was due in June, passed as well. Jasmine was born on June 5,... Full story
Lawrence Gunerius Hanson
Lawrence Gunerius Hanson, 93, passed away at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Worland, Wyoming on March 23, 2023. Lawrence was born on October 19, 1929 in Greybull, Wyoming, the... Full story
James Patrick Flood
James Patrick Flood, 85-year-old Thermopolis resident, passed away on March 30, 2023, at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Worland, Wyoming. Jim was born in Terry, Montana on Feb. 8, 1938. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m.... Full story
David Edgar Bellis
David Edgar Bellis, 70, passed away at home in Worland on April 4, 2023. Dave was born in Iowa City, Iowa on Aug. 23, 1952. Services are pending.... Full story
Dena Marie Bower
Dena Marie Bower, 73, passed away in Billings on April 3, 2023. She was born in Greece on Jan. 26, 1949. Cremation has taken place and services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2023 at The Elks Club in Worland.... Full story
Lack of civility only getting worse
Many moons ago, when I was the editor of the Basin Republican Rustler, I wrote an editorial asking where was the civility. This came after a Manderson town council member, in an open public meeting, u...
Tired of tragedy
On Monday of last week there was another mass shooting in the United States. What a dreadful sentence to write, that is. It sounds so nonchalant, like something that just "is"; like saying "it snowed...
Record finish for Worland Science Olympiad
Coach Karen Grzybowski, a science teacher at Worland High School, was happy to share that her Science Olympiad team was able to place at the competition for the first time since the first competition...
New deputy attorney had storied journey to get to Washakie County
Coming from a place of rural upbringing to spending much of her life practicing law in the metropolitan Northwestern United States, Washakie County Deputy Attorney Amy Smith is excited to have...
Interior Department releases proposed plan to guide the balanced management of public lands
WASHINGTON — On Thursday, March 30, the Department of the Interior published a proposal to guide the balanced management of America’s public lands for the benefit of current and future generations. The proposed Public Lands Rule provides tools fo... Full story
Award banquet honors firefighters
The Worland Volunteer Fire Department held their annual awards banquet on March 25, where volunteers were celebrated for their achievements in service to the community. Three main awards were given...
HSCHS track squeezes in two meets to begin season
While the weather made a mess of their schedule to start the season, the Hot Springs County track and field team finally got their season underway with two meets last week. The Bobcats and Lady...
April 5 Wyoming Briefs
Wyoming may postpone spring antler hunt JACKSON (WNE) - With less than a month to go before Wyoming typically allows people to begin picking up antlers, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is... Full story
Feds to prosecute Powell woman for big fentanyl, meth shipment
POWELL — Federal prosecutors have taken over the case against a Powell woman who allegedly received substantial quantities of fentanyl and meth in the mail — and they say she wasn’t the only person involved. Last week, the U.S. Attorney’s... Full story
Legal battle rages over use of fire retardant
BUFFALO —A federal lawsuit that seeks to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from dropping aerial fire retardant into U.S. waterways could endanger Johnson County residents' lives and property, a local leader said last week. Forest Service Employees... Full story