Articles from the July 28, 2022 edition

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July 28, 2022

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Republicans outnumber Dems again in Teton County; Dems say they're switching parties for Cheney

JACKSON — Talking to self-identified Democrats in Teton County reveals a chameleon of a voting block. That’s no surprise under the conditions. U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney’s latest 22-point polling deficit reported by the Casper Star-Tribune has been met w... Full story

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    July 28, 2022

'A checkmark off my bucket list' Worland's Craig Smith finishes first at World Horseshoe Pitching Championship

WORLAND - It was years and years of work, but at long last, Worland's Craig Smith crossed off his goal of winning a title at the World Horseshoe Pitching Championship. Held in West Monroe, Louisiana,...


Game and Fish advises anglers to adjust fishing practices with temperatures on the rise

WORLAND — With high temperatures and drought conditions hitting Wyoming, the state’s wildlife officials are urging the public to adjust their fishing practices. Not doing so could be lethal for the some of the state’s most prized fisheries. “It’s...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 28, 2022

Royalty returns with crowning ceremony

WORLAND -For the first time since 2005 the Washakie County Fair has royalty reigning over the week with the official crowning Monday night of Fair Queen Aubrie Carlisle and Junior Princess Lacee...


Former Worland chief to be inducted in Wyoming Fire Service Hall of Fame

RIVERTON – The Wyoming Local Assistance State Team (L.A.S.T.) announced the annual Wyoming Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service and the Wyoming Fire Service Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this week. The Ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, A... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 28, 2022

The News Editorial: Celebrating old and new favorites at the fair

Welcome to the 2022 Washakie County Fair. There are several changes to this year’s fair as the fair board worked to listen to residents and provide some nostalgic favorites to the fair, revamp some pa... Full story


End The Stigma: Battling depression and aging

Depression is a treatable condition and it is not part of the normal aging process. However, older adults are at an increased risk for depression. Approximately 80% of aging adults have a chronic health condition according to the Centers for Disease...


Fire restrictions in place after wildland fire last week

WASHAKIE COUNTY — Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin July 28 on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District’s Cody, Lander and Worland field offices in... Full story

 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2022

New Ten Sleep superintendent, principal take dream jobs

WORLAND — There was only one school district that could pull Annie and Robert Griffin away from their positions as educators in rural Sheridan County. And when that position came open, there was no debate between the respective Tongue River E...


Eula Jene Willard

Eula Jene Willard, age 94, of Worland, Wyoming, passed away July 24, 2022 at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton, Wyoming. Eula Jene was born February 19, 1928 to Eugene L. and Cliffie (Carroll)... Full story


Felicitas Sosa Zuniga

Felicitas Sosa Zuniga, known as Fela, 86, passed away peacefully with her loving family surrounding her at Worland Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Worland, Wyoming on July 22, 2022. Fela was... Full story


Margaret C. NeVille

Margaret C. NeVille, 80 died July 18th, 2022. Worland would have known her as Margaret Dorfler and also the Siebert name as her mother was Wally Siebert and step father Ferdinand. Margaret struggled the last few years with medical issues but never... Full story


Marva Wiltsey

Former Worland resident Marva Wiltsey, 66, passed away in her home in Cody on July 13, 2022. Memorial services for Marva and her husband Kirk, who passed on July 15, 2021, were held on July 23 at Trout Creek Campground.... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    July 28, 2022

Frandson withdraws from Commissioner race

WORLAND - Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch announced Wednesday that Commissioner Fred Frandson has withdrawn from the county commissioner race. In a letter to Strauch and fellow commissioners... Full story


Armando Deniz

Armando Deniz, 34, of Casper, Wyoming passed away surrounded by his loved ones July 27, 2022 at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. Armando was born April 7th, 1988 to... Full story


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