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June 16, 2022

Get ready for 90-degree weather and warmer coming on Friday....

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 16, 2022

21st annual Culturefest this Saturday

WORLAND – This Saturday the Worland Community Center Complex (WCCC) will be hosting the 21st Culturefest in the back field of their building. The festivities will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Worland Community Center Complex Marketing Director Sheryl...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 16, 2022

Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby results

WORLAND – The Worland Demolition Derby, which was put on by Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby, a Thermopolis company promoting and organizing derbies, had 18 cars compete, nine Gut-n-Go's and 10...

 

Harry "Randy" Randolph Kindel

After years of love and adventures, Randy Kindel, 73, of Phoenix, Az. passed away March 4, 2022, after a courageous fight against cancer. Randy slipped away peacefully at home surrounded by family,... Full story

 

Delores Mary VanDusen

Dolores Mary VanDusen, 92, passed away peacefully at Worland Healthcare on June 8, 2022. She was born July 22, 1929 in Casper, WY to Francis and Blanche Tofflemire. On September 12, 1948 she married Walter VanDusen. Together they had many great... Full story

 

Roger Skiles

Roger Skiles, 63, of Mesa, AZ, peacefully passed away in Mesa, AZ on May 11, 2022 after a hard fought battle with liver failure. Born in Spokane, WA (raised in Worland, WY) to Kelvin and Rae Skiles... Full story

 

Robert Alan Jones

Robert Alan Jones, 75, passed away in Cheyenne, WY on April 4, 2022. He was born in Worland, WY on November 29, 1946. No public service will be held. It was Robert’s wish that any memorial tributes be made in the form of charitable donations to... Full story

 

DEATH NOTICES

Mary Ellen Farmer Mary Ellen (Sanderlin) Farmer, 84, passed away June 8, 2022 at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Wellness in Thermopolis. She was born in Thermopolis on Feb. 10, 1938. Memorial services will be at 2 pm, Friday, June 17, 2022 at the... Full story

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 16, 2022

Pig wrestling will be different but still part of county fair

WORLAND - After being notified by email that Double D Livestock of Greybull would be canceling the pig wrestling events due to lack of swine, the Washakie County Fair Board began looking for alternati...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 16, 2022

Election 2022: ID to vote required in Wyoming

WORLAND — Voters for the upcoming Aug. 16 primary election are reminded that the Wyoming Legislature passed a bill requiring voter identification at the polls last year. Wyoming’s Voter ID Law...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 16, 2022

Washakie County School District No. 2 Salary schedules approved; Supt. Phelps says goodbye

TEN SLEEP — In Superintendent Jimmy Phelps’ final meeting, the Ten Sleep school board handled a number of personnel issues in a meeting that finished under one hour. Phelps is retiring at the end...

 

BLM welcomes Matt Marsh as manager of Wind River/Bighorn Basin District  

The Bureau of Land Management welcomes Matt Marsh as the new district manager for the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District of Wyoming. As district manager, Marsh oversees activities on approximately 5.7... Full story

 
 By Greg Johnson    Opinion    June 16, 2022

GUEST COLUMN: Agree or not Jan. 6 hearings are history we need to witness

A once-in-a-generation political crisis that’s systematically tightened its grip on the foundations of America’s democracy is coming to a crescendo with this month’s hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Thursday’s... Full story

 
 By BILLY ARNOLD    News    June 16, 2022

Residents displaced after Yellowstone flooding takes out roads

JACKSON -A few hours before her house was pulled into the Yellowstone River by raging floodwaters, Katy Canetta realized she'd forgotten something: A sketchbook with a drawing of her grandmother who... Full story

 

Wyoming Briefs June 16

Man gets 8-10 years for father’s beating CHEYENNE (WNE) — A man will spend up to 10 years in prison for severely beating his father, a Laramie County District Court judge recently decided. Robert Cook Bunten III was sentenced June 10 to eight to... Full story

 

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