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July 30, 2020

Check out our Washakie County Fair coverage. Inserts this week include Sutherland's, Arby's, Blair's and Bomgaars....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 30, 2020

Karla's Kolumn: Goodbye 'Peggy Sue'

Two weeks ago I said goodbye to an old friend, Peggy Sue. That's what I named my red Toyota Corolla that my husband Alan and I purchased on a Memorial Day weekend in 2004. She was brand new when we...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 30, 2020

Ten Sleep board plans to move forward without masks

TEN SLEEP – The Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees met in a special session on Friday, July 24, to discuss the school’s reopening plan, and approve a shared employee with Washakie County School District No. 1. The main discus...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 30, 2020

Local Guardian Flight nurse recognized for work with Navajo Nation

WORLAND - Guardian Flight emergency flight nurse Keith Van Brunt has been recognized for his work with the Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic and nominated by a friend for a trip to Africa....

 

Ten Sleep Senior Center honored as top agency

TEN SLEEP - The Ten Sleep Senior Center earned top honors by the Wyoming Public Transit Association recently, named the WYTRANS 2020 Agency of the Year. According to a report in the WYTRANS...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 30, 2020

Lincoln Day Dinner sees success after rescheduling

WORLAND – The annual Lincoln Day Dinner took place at the Green Hills Restaurant on Saturday, July 25, after it was originally delayed from April 6 due to COVID-19. This dinner gives local and...

 

Veterans assistance in Big Horn, Park and Washakie counties

CHEYENNE – A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout August. Brad Cline is available to meet with veterans and their families to... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 30, 2020

Monster Trucks returns to county fair

WORLAND – The Monster Truck Insanity Tour by Live A Little Productions returns to the Washakie County Fair this Saturday for a two-hour event. Live A Little Productions CEO Skyler Neibaur said the last time they brought the Monster Truck show to...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 30, 2020

Commissioners to consider road changes

WORLAND – The Washakie County commissioners met on Tuesday, July 21, for their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss potential road affiliation changes, discuss language changes in the Natural Resource Plan (NRP) and receive board updates from...

 
 By Alex Kuhn    News    July 30, 2020

Madrona Road with Daniel Kosel one of seven bands playing at the Washakie County Fair

WORLAND - The show must go on. The Washakie County Fair will have live music starting tonight and going to Saturday. One of the bands playing at the fair will be Madrona Road with Daniel Kosel, taking...

 

DiAnn Butler

DiAnn Butler, 72, passed away July 22, 2020 at her residence in Thermopolis. Memorial services will be Saturday, August 15, 2020, 10 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thermopolis.... Full story

 

Christopher L. Bruckner

Christopher L. Bruckner, 51, died July 22, 2020. Celebration of Life will be Thursday, July 30, 9 a.m. at the Hot Springs State Park Kiwanis Shelter in Thermopolis.... Full story

 

Freda Marie Jensen

Freda Marie Jensen age 87 died, Saturday, July 11, at the Spirit Mountain Hospice House, with family at her side, Freda passed on July 11, 2020. Born Freda Marie Wolf to Fredrick (Fritz) and Edna... Full story

 

James "Jim" Hillberry

James "Jim" Hillberry, 83, passed away July 21st in an accident while working in the ranch country that he loved. He was born June 26th, 1937, in Thermopolis to George and Leora (Haynes) Hillberry. He... Full story

 

William Patrick Ala

Funeral Liturgy for William (Bill) Patrick Ala, 82, will be celebrated on July 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in Worland, Wyoming, at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, by Father Robert Rogers. Rite of... Full story

 

Fremont County Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed Monday, Aug. 3

The passing of a Fremont County woman previously included in Wyoming’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case count has been added to Wyoming’s total number of deaths associated with the virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health...

 

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