Articles from the July 16, 2020 edition
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July 16, 2020
See this week's issue for Council Candidate Profiles. Inserts this week are Blair's and Bomgaars....
Fair board to seek attendance variance
WORLAND — The Washakie County Fair Board continues to finalize plans for fair and make sure COVID protocols are in place. During Monday’s regular meeting Chairman Jeff Lapp reported that his initi...
No major changes in 2020-21 Ten Sleep school budget
TEN SLEEP – In the adoption of the 2020-21 fiscal year budget for Washakie County School District No. 2, Business Manager Connie Gay gave a detailed outline of the budget for the next year. The...
State treasurer to address Lincoln Day Dinner
WORLAND - Wyoming State Treasurer Curt Meier recently confirmed he will be the keynote speaker for the rescheduled Washakie County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in Worland. The annual fundraiser, initially...
SPED teacher retires after 28 years with district
WORLAND – Tracy Worrall has worked for Washakie County School District No. 1 for nearly 30 years, but decided to retire in order help open a spot for younger teachers to make their way into the...
Ward 1 and Ward 2 see full slate of candidates
WORLAND — The Worland City Council has six seats up for election during the August primary election, plus the mayoral position. Three of the seats are contested and the Northern Wyoming News contacted each candidate and asked them to respond to...
Ten Sleep school set to hold reopening discussion July 24
TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep School Board will gain public input as they begin to make plans for getting back to school next month. During Monday’s regular board meeting, District Superintendent...
Variety on display at Rod and Ride Show
WORLAND - The second annual Midway Auto and RV Rods and Rides Shows featured several motorcycles and vintage and classic automobiles Saturday, July 11, 2020. For the automobiles category receiving...
The blue and white 1968 Corvette owned by Troy and Tana Schatz won best of show at the Midway Auto and RV Rod and Ride Show July 11, 2020.... Full story
First Farmers Market
Richard Martin purchases some garlic from Washakie Farmers Market vendors Jane Frye and Mark Stiver during the first farmers market of the season Saturday, July 11, 2020. The market runs each... Full story
C. Neal Bloomenrader, Jr
C. Neal Bloomenrader, Jr. (January 4, 1948 – June 10, 2020) Some of Neal's favorite things in life were his family, his dogs, his country, and a nice piece of red velvet cake. He enjoyed ham radio... Full story
Scott Lee Christian
Scott Lee Christian, 40, passed away at his home after a courageous battle with colon cancer. Scott was born in Los Gatos, California, on November 13, 1979 Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Big Horn Mountains 2... Full story
Another Sweetwater County Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed
A Sweetwater County woman identified previously as one of Wyoming’s laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The older woman had health conditions known to put... Full story