Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition
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May 21, 2020
Please check out our special Worland High School graduation section, our tribute to veterans for Memorial Day and our recognition of Ten Sleep graduates....
9 COVID-19 cases in Worland senior living facility
WORLAND — Nine cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been confirmed among residents and staff at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH)...
Few file early for local races; three file for Senate District 20
WORLAND — Filing is fast and furious for federal and state legislative offices but few for local offices. Current Washakie County Commissioner Aaron Anderson has filed for re-election for another...
Worland City Council addresses parked business trailers in new ordinance
WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved on first reading Tuesday night an ordinance that would allow businesses to park a trailer on city streets in front of their residence for an indefinite ti...
Love of music unites senior choir for one last performance
WORLAND – Each year the Marshazz choir group at Worland High School has a senior song that they sing at the final concert. However, with all school events being canceled since mid-March due to the...
Sixty years and counting: Berta & Phil count their blessings
Considering each other to be a true gift of God, Phil and Berta Mills celebrate the 60th anniversary of their wedding today (Thursday, May 21). For the first time they will not be surrounded by...
14 Chief Washakie FFA seniors earn State FFA Degree
WORLAND — Even though the Wyoming State FFA Convention has been cancelled, awards are still being handed out. With that being said, the Chief Washakie FFA Chapter is excited to announce that 14 of its senior FFA members have earned their Wyoming...
Legislators approve three bills in final day of special session
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature’s first special session since 2004 ended Saturday night with three bills headed to the desk of Gov. Mark Gordon for his consideration, as lawmakers wrapped up their initial attempts to respond to issues related... Full story
BLM asks visitors to recreate responsibly and safely on public lands during Memorial Day weekend
WASHINGTON— With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) asks visitors to follow state and local public health guidance, come prepared, be flexible, and respect other users as well as natural and cultural resources on... Full story
Latest COVID death was resident at Worland senior living facility
A Washakie County resident previously identified as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has died, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) reported in a press release on Thursday, May 21.. The older man was... Full story
Emergency Medical Services Week proclaimed this week
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon proclaimed this week as Emergency Medical Services Week. According to the proclamation, “In Wyoming, with the theme, “EMS Strong: Ready Today, Preparing for...
Memorial Day services this Monday in Worland, Ten Sleep
WASHAKIE COUNTY — The American Legion Post 44 will again be observing Memorial Day, this Monday, with ceremonies in Worland and Ten Sleep. There ceremonies will be similar to those in years past, with once exception, social distancing will be... Full story
Flags be flown at half staff statewide this weekend for COVID victims
Governor orders flags be flown at half staff statewide until May 24 in honor of the victims of the novel coronavirus pandemic CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald... Full story
Governor orders flags be flown at half staff statewide on Memorial Day May 25
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump's Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise through... Full story