Articles from the July 11, 2019 edition
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July 11, 2019
Look for these inserts inside this week's issue — Blair's and Bomgaars (online and print), Reese & Ray's and Sutherland's (print only)....
Wyoming News Briefs JULY 11
Damage from Hot Springs County hail storm could top $1 million THERMOPOLIS (WNE) — The hail and wind storm that ravaged Hot Springs County July 1 caused severe damage to area homes, businesses and vehicles. Contractors, automotive, and roofing... Full story
Outdoorsman finds new ownership after 65 years
WORLAND – After being under the same ownership family for 65 years, the Outdoorsman has a new set of owners in downtown Worland. Ray and Sarah Witt recently purchased the store from the Stine...
Hospital board is the life's blood for Banner Health Washakie Medical Center
WORLAND – One of the several entities which help the Banner Health Washakie Medical Center provide the newest state-of-the-art care for the community and travelers alike, is the hospital board. The...
James P. Fassler
James P. Fassler died July 3, after battling dementia and other health challenges. His beloved Margie and other family members were near. Jim was born June 15, 1934 in Cañon City, Colorado, to... Full story
Mark Steven Bollack, Sr.
Mark Steven Bollack, Sr., 71-year-old Worland resident, passed away peacefully at his home on July 2, 2019. Mark was born on April 30, 1948, the second son born to Theodore Shafer and Theresa Mary (Be... Full story
Hands Across the Saddle helping Big Horn Basin residents for 11 years
WORLAND – For 11 years, Hands Across the Saddle has been holding fundraisers in order to fund help others. The HATS organization has helped friends and neighbors in the Big Horn Basin with financial aid. The organization helps those who, through... Full story
Tour de Wyoming Kicks off Sunday, July 14 in Thermopolis
Nearly 350 cyclists and volunteers will be sightseeing, via the seat of a bicycle, areas of the Bighorn Basin during the 23rd running of the Tour de Wyoming bicycle tour. The six day event, which attracts cyclists from across the nation as well as... Full story
Lummis Announces Run for U.S. Senate
Cheyenne – Pledging to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with President Donald Trump to enact a conservative agenda that will benefit Wyoming families, Wyoming businesses, and Wyoming communities, former... Full story
74th annual Ten Sleep Fourth of July Rodeo results
TEN SLEEP - The results from the Ten Sleep Fourth of July Rodeo on July 4-5 in Ten Sleep are as follows. PEEWEE BARRELS 1, Kyle Lubkeman, 21.025. 2, Lincoln Shepperson, 21.385. 3, Colt Collingwood,... Full story
Hear Me Out...U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
Hats off to the US Women's National Soccer Team by capping the Fourth of July Weekend with ANOTHER World Cup victory. I didn't catch every game live (Actually, the only game I watched live was the... Full story
Blackjewel's unpaid bills wrecked businesses, owners say
GILLETTE— A year to the day before Blackjewel LLC shocked Wyoming by abandoning the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr coal mines, the Golay family gave up on Blackjewel. The Golays had cleaned mine buildings for decades, and for multiple owners. But by... Full story
'The People's Building' is reopened for business
CHEYENNE – Before Wednesday's grand reopening of the newly renovated state Capitol, one would be forgiven if they didn't believe the four-year, multi-million-dollar project would result in something... Full story
The News Editorial
The celebration of the birth of our nation and the declaration of our independence and our freedom was marred by several events last week. In 1776, 243 years ago, we declared our freedom from England’s tyranny. But that fact has seemed to have... Full story
Former UW football player reaches deal in charge
LARAMIE — Carl Granderson has struck a deal with prosecutors in a criminal case, the former Wyoming football player indicated in court documents filed just days before he was set to go to trial. According to the documents, filed Wednesday in... Full story
Containment expected on wildland fires by Saturday
WORLAND - Three fires that started Thursday afternoon should all be contained by Saturday, according to the Bureau of Land Management. According to the Big Horn County Fire Warden, Hyattville Fire... Full story