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June 20, 2019

Print subscribers -- inside this edition are Blair's, Reese&Ray's, Boomgaars and Heartland Health & Imaging inserts. Next week look for our 2019 Big Horn Basin Edition....

 

Threesa, "Tootie", Hunt

Threesa, "Tootie", Hunt, 76, passed away peacefully on May 4, 2019 in Bahia de los Angeles, Baja, Mexico. Tootie was born on September 3, 1942 in Snohomish, Washington to Archibald and Lily Harriett... Full story

 

Janice Faye Grosch Franklin

Janice Faye Grosch Franklin passed away on June 17, 2019, in Powell. She was born on July 24, 1944, in Worland, to Alexander Grosch and Elsie Buxmann. Janice married Elmer Butz Jr. in Jan. 1962, and... Full story

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 20, 2019

Wildfires 18U team adding depth to their ranks

WORLAND - Depth is an important ingredient for any team and for the Worland Wildfires 18U girls softball team their reserve players have been getting some solid playing time the past few weeks.... Full story

 
 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    June 20, 2019

Hear Me Out...The winners and losers of the NBA

The NBA has had a BUSY week and there are still moves to be made during this offseason. But for this week's column let's look at the winners and losers in the league in the past week. WINNER: TORONTO... Full story

 

Peter "Pete" Galovich

Peter "Pete" Galovich, 92, of Rancho Palos Verdes, California passed away the evening of June 8th, 2019 surrounded by his four children. Pete was born on November 19th, 1926 in the Wyoming mining... Full story

 

Lyle "Bud" Sherman

Lyle, "Bud" Sherman was called home Sunday June 16, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born March 8, 1934 to Natalie (Haynes) and Gene Sherman in Gebo, WY. While in his youth, the family moved aro... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 20, 2019

School Facilities Commission to conduct monthly meeting in Worland

WORLAND — The state School Facilities Commission (SFC) will tour Ten Sleep and Worland schools and then conduct a two-day work session in Worland next week. The SFC will meet in Worland for a work session Wednesday, June 26 at 1 p.m. Prior to the... Full story

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 20, 2019

Planning the future of the Washakie County Library

WORLAND — The Washakie County commissioners, Washakie County Library staff and board members, along with the Friends of the Worland Library and concerned citizens met TSP architect, Mark Averett of Sheridan, along with two other architects on the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 20, 2019

Worland City Council vacancy declared in Ward 3

WORLAND — The Worland City Council declared a vacancy in Ward 3 after accepting the resignation of Melissa Rivera Tuesday night. Rivera began a four-year term in January. She had accepted a write-in nomination after the 2018 primary election and...

 

The News Editorial

Attention Worland Ward 3 residents now is your chance. There is an opening on the city council following the resignation of Melissa Rivera who is moving due to an employment opportunity. Letters of interest are being accepted through July 31. This... Full story

 

Community Calendar

EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY - Worland Public Transportation to Cody. 347-3208. SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH – Worland Acoustic Jam: 6:30 pm. at the Worland Senior Center. EVERY TUESDAY - Commu... Full story

 

Local Girls State delegates elected to offices

CHEYENNE – Three Worland High School juniors selected as Girls State delegates attended the 77th session of American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State held on the campus of Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne on June 9-15. Upon arrival... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 20, 2019

Guante performance inspires; Summit has successful two days

WORLAND - Starting with something as simple as a handshake, Kyle "Guante" Tran Myhre brings real life problems to light through spoken word. His performance on Wednesday night, June 12, in Worland, as...

 

Wyoming News Briefs - JUNE 21

Oil, gas companies appeal Sublette assessments PINEDALE (WNE) – Eight oil and gas companies with 38 different property accounts are appealing their 2019 Sublette County tax assessments, setting up the County’s Board of Equalization, comprised of... Full story

 
 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    June 20, 2019

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in UW gun case

LARAMIE — The Wyoming Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday morning in a legal challenge regarding whether the University of Wyoming has the right to regulate firearm possession on campus. In December, Albany County district court Judge... Full story

 
 By Emily Mieure    News    June 20, 2019

Man sues over airport search arrest

JACKSON —A Connecticut man who refused an “invasive pat down search of his genitals” is suing the town of Jackson, Teton County and Jackson Hole Airport. Jackson police Officer Nate Karnes arrested William Frey on March 12, 2018, for violating... Full story

 
 By Micheal Illiano    News    June 20, 2019

WYDOT picks SkyWest to serve four communities

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Transportation Aeronautics Commission unanimously approved a contract between the state and SkyWest Airlines Monday, officially selecting SkyWest as the state’s preferred carrier for four critical air service... Full story

 

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