Articles from the April 30, 2020 edition
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April 30, 2020
Blair's inserts return in this week's print edition. Also look for Bomgaars and Arby's inserts....
Ten Sleep residents set to elect new mayor Tuesday
A new mayor of Ten Sleep will be elected next Tuesday after residents head to the polls. Mayor Jack Haggerty opted not to seek re-election, leaving the door open for current council member Ernie Beckl... Full story
Council to reconsider trailer ordinance
WORLAND — On a 7-2 vote the Worland City Council voted to suspend enforcement of the city’s parking code for business trailers. During last Tuesday’s regular council meeting, via Zoom web...
County to follow state guidelines: State to allow gyms, personal care services to open Friday
WORLAND — Washakie County will follow the state guidelines regarding easing restrictions on businesses and gatherings. Washakie County Health Officer Dr. Ed Zimmerman, during a question and answer... Full story
Speech and debate places third at virtual state; 3 earn state championships
WORLAND – The Worland speech and debate team competed in the Wyoming State Speech Championships in a unique fashion, and finished third overall behind Riverton and Jackson, with one individual and o...
Post office clerk set to retire after 24 years
WORLAND – Mark Becker is set to retire today (April 30) from the United States Postal Service (USPS) after working for the Worland Post Office the last 24 years. Becker moved to Worland from North D...
Two honored for work in education
WORLAND – Two Worland educators, Don Bryant and James Mims, were honored with awards from the Wyoming Education Association at the end of March for the 2019-20 school year. According to WEA Worland...
Patient flow, triage and COVID-19 risk reduction at local clinics
WORLAND – Much remains unclear about the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), with interrelated questions still unanswered about its means of transmission and degree of transmissibility, its actual prevalence in the community and its lethality. One... Full story
Ten Sleep plans to continue adapted learning through end of year
TEN SLEEP- The Ten Sleep school board met on Wednesday night in a special session where Superintendent Jimmy Phelps announced that they intend to finish the school year with their adapted learning... Full story
State Parks To Open Camping to Residents May 15
Wyoming State Parks will partially reopen to camping for Wyoming residents beginning May 15. State Parks has remained open to day-use recreation but closed to camping due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The busy camping season unofficially starts... Full story
Where to find cloth face masks and how to make them
CHEYENNE – As Wyomingites prepare to slowly start venturing out more in public again, wearing protective masks will be a big part of ensuring that COVID-19 doesn’t spread any further. Dr. Alexia Harrist, Wyoming’s state health officer, said at... Full story
Plasma therapy for virus to begin in Natrona County
CASPER – The sickest COVID-19 patients in Natrona County will soon be treated with the plasma of recovered patients, Casper-Natrona County Health Department spokesperson Hailey Bloom said in a Wednesday press conference. “Nationally, there has... Full story
Transients in Riverton quarantined; Fremont County virus tally up
RIVERTON — Part of Riverton's transient population has been quarantined on the Wind River Indian Reservation due to coronavirus concerns. "Our contact tracing is driving us to test people who have been exposed. Our transient population was... Full story