Articles from the June 9, 2022 edition
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June 9, 2022
Read about the most recent update on the Washakie County ambulance station project inside....
Egger era comes to a close for Ten Sleep track and field
TEN SLEEP - May 21, 2022, was the final day for Desiree Egger as the head coach of the Ten Sleep High School track and field program and that day brought an end to one of the more successful runs in...
Ambulance crew addresses response time, safety concerns
WORLAND - During the public hearing for Washakie County's special exemption for an ambulance station on North Road 11, the Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission allowed for a question-an...
Council member Lombard voices support for property tax cap resolution
WORLAND — Council member Kreg Lombard asked Mayor Jim Gill and the council to support 2022 Wyoming Association of Municipalities resolution that would support a limit on annual increases in...
Worland Senior Center tops the list on tax survey, Survey shows strong support for quarter-cent for emergency medical services
WORLAND — The Worland Senior Center ranked at the top of the list for those wishing to receive sales tax funding from the continuation of the one-cent general purpose sales tax. The survey was condu...
Stotts called to serve as mission leaders
WORLAND - Jack and Julie Stott of Worland have been called to be mission leaders in the Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jack Stott served as a...
Commisioners accept bid for fencing project
WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners opened and accepted a bid for the Lower Nowood Road fencing project during their regular meeting on June 7. Chairman Fred Frandson was absent. The bids for the project originally opened in May, but after...
Donald Edward Carey Thermopolis resident, Donald Edward Carey, 86, passed away at his home May 31, 2022. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2022, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Thermopolis. Dorothy Lou... Full story
Clayton Douglas Brown
Clayton Douglas Brown quietly passed from this life on May 4th, 2022 in Athens, Ohio. Clay was born in Andrews, Texas on October 29, 1979 to Stephen Jay Brown and Terisa Eads Brown. He was little brot... Full story
Ten Sleep student wins Google award
TEN SLEEP – Grace Gertsch, who will be a sophomore this fall at Ten Sleep High School, won an award from Google after submitting her drawing for the Doodle for Google contest for eighth to ninth...
The News Editorial: Accentuating the positive
Two major news stories broke this week in Washakie County and while there was some negative tone expressed, first at the public hearing for the ambulance service station location on North Road 11, and... Full story
End the Stigma: Addiction recovery and employment
One of the most important things a person in addiction recovery can do is to maintain employment. It is very important that they do not isolate and become unproductive. Employment is one way to provide daily stimulation, structure, and interactions... Full story
Stars and Pipes brings new demolition derby to Worland
WORLAND – This Saturday, Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby, a company promoting and organizing derbies, will be bringing a demolition derby to the Washakie County Fairgrounds this Saturday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the derby starts at 6 p.m....
Wyoming News Exchange Briefs
Pilot in fatal crash told controllers he couldn’t return to airport CHEYENNE (WNE) — A pilot whose plane crashed into a Cheyenne storage facility on Memorial Day had told air traffic control that he couldn’t make it back to Cheyenne Regional Ai...
Wyoming in top three states for suicide, most by gun
JACKSON — Two suicides have occurred in Teton County this year, both young adults in their early twenties and both by firearm. The first occurred March 28, a 20-year-old Teton County resident who was attending the University of Wyoming. The latest... Full story
Wyoming News Briefs June 9
Man who posed as another pleads in passport case GREYBULL (WNE) — A Greybull man who lived under the assumed name of a dead man for more than five decades has pleaded guilty to two felony charges stemming from an investigation into his application... Full story