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  • Worland Football Camp starts next week

    Alex Kuhn, Sports Editor|Jul 17, 2018

    WORLAND — Summer is quickly zipping by with the fall sports season not far off and next week current and future Warriors football players will be attending the Worland Football Camp at Worland High School. Starting on July 23-25 from 9 to 11 a.m. for grades 3-8 and 6-9 p.m. for grades 9-12, the non-contact camp will focus on positional techniques and tackling form. “We have two avenues we’re going to be focusing on. We’re going to be working on technique, especially with the younger guys. W...

  • Celebrating Life

    Jul 17, 2018

  • Council to mull agreements; honor green thumb hero

    Karla Pomeroy, Editor|Jul 17, 2018

    WORLAND — The Worland City Council will consider three separate agreements at tonight’s regular council meeting, as well as honor a green thumb volunteer. On tonight’s agenda is consideration of a water district enlargement agreement with the Washakie Rural Improvement District, South Worland Water Users and the City of Worland. City Attorney Kent Richins said the Washakie County commissioners must also approve the agreement since they are in charge of special districts. Richins explained that...

  • Wildfire danger down slightly

    SHANE SANDERSON, Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Jul 17, 2018

    CASPER — The Badger Creek Fire has burned for more than a month along the Colorado border, consuming more than 21,000 acres in the process. Six hours north, the Terek Fire, more than twice the size of its southern counterpart, has burned for about a week. The fires, which were almost completely contained Friday, will likely not be the last to ignite in Wyoming this summer. This summer shouldn’t bring with it an inferno, however. Authorities are predicting a relatively mild fire season in a state historically prone to bouts of burning wil...

  • Concrete barrier/traffic signals installed on U.S. 14 retaining wall project in Shell Canyon

    Jul 17, 2018

    GREYBULL — A $1.8 million project to replace timber retaining walls with mechanically-stabilized earth (MSE) retaining walls is continuing on U.S. 14 through Shell Canyon. “Concrete barrier and traffic signal systems have been installed for one-way traffic operations in Shell Canyon at mileposts 23.13 and 24.73,” according to Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Michael Miller of Basin. “Motorists should expect two-minute traffic delays at each wall location. A 12-foot width restriction is in place on this project.” Prime con...