Articles from the May 5, 2022 edition
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May 5, 2022
Check out Ten Sleep High School prom photo's inside this week's issue....
Fox qualifies for state in the high jump
TEN SLEEP - The Ten Sleep Lady Pioneers had their first track and field state qualifier last week when Isabelle Fox punched her ticket to the 1A State meet at the Buffalo Invitational Twilight meet on...
Bighorn Forest examines stickers to solve camping issues
SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest will soon act on dispersed camping solutions brought forward two years ago by the Big Horn Mountain Coalition Dispersed Camping Task Force. The suggestions — which range from requiring a dispersed camping... Full story
Annabelle "A.B." Word
Annabelle "A.B." Word, 81, of Kirby, died April 27, 2022, at 05:39 in Casper Medical Center after battling a long illness at home. Her husband and collaborator of 28 years, Barrie Lynn Bryant, was... Full story
Gary Allen Robbins
Gary Allen Robbins, 80-year-old Worland resident, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. Gary was born on August 12, 1941 in Powell, Wyoming to Bain Lagard and Elenore... Full story
Delores Jean Wiley
Delores Jean Wiley, 84, passed peacefully in her sleep at her home in Worland on April 28, 2022. She was born June 7, 1937 in Worland, Wyoming. She was the second of four children born to John William... Full story
Iris Glynn (Roberts) Bell
Iris Glynn (Roberts) Bell passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on April 30, 2022. Iris was born on July 16, 1934 to Joseph W. and Clara Mae Roberts in Kelly, Louisiana. She spent her chil... Full story
County seeks public input on tax support for ambulance services
WORLAND — Washakie County voters will be asked to weigh-in on a one-fourth of a cent general purpose sales tax that will be used for funding ambulance services in the county. For the past eight year...
Public input wanted through sales tax survey
WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners launched the survey asking residents to rank the eight entities seeking the continuation of the one-cent general purpose tax. The survey is available...
Anderson resigns from Ten Sleep school board
TEN SLEEP – In a special board meeting Thursday, April 18 the Ten Sleep school board unanimously voted to finalize the contracts for Annie Griffin as superintendent and Robert Griffin as principal. As a result, the board also accepted Sarah...
The News Editorial: Time to set priorities with sales tax survey
Four years ago in this space I asked residents to partake in the survey regarding the one-cent sales tax. There were under 400 responses for the survey. This year I appeal to potential voters to... Full story
DPS employees bring life skills into the classroom
WORLAND – Two employees from Diesel Pickup Specialists (DPS) in Worland have been teaching three automotive classes since the beginning of the school year, all of which have proven to be successful. DPS owner Mike Baugh and lead technician Josh...
Melodrama returns after 3-year hiatus
Our last Music and Melodrama production, "The Good, The Bad and The Funny" was extremely successful and was performed at the museum in April 2018. Well, fast forward to 2022 and producer Muffie Shaw...
Mercado this year's Homemakers Unsung Hero
WORLAND - The Washakie County Homemakers announced their 2022 Unsung Hero last week, right before National Homemakers Week. Worland business owner and community volunteer Kathy Mercado is being...