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  • New Yellowstone head promises job won't be political

    Mark Davis, Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange|Aug 1, 2018

    POWELL - It's a tough way to get a job. As Cameron "Cam" Sholly prepares to move to his new offices as director at Yellowstone National Park, some have suggested the move is being made under a dark cloud. Sholly is replacing popular superintendent Dan Wenk, who's been Yellowstone's chief for seven years. Wenk has said he was punitively forced out after disagreements with the Trump administration. Wenk opted to retire in August rather than accept a move to Washington, D.C., for a new position...

  • WPLI to review public comments on wilderness areas

    Marcus Huff, Staff Writer|Aug 1, 2018

    WORLAND -Washakie County’s Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Advisory Committee presented the public with their recommendations for the county’s Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs), last month, and the public comment period officially came to an end July 16. Tonight, the group will consider all comments before submitting final recommendations to the county commission for approval. The group will meet at the Washakie County Fairgrounds at 6 p.m. The goal of the WPLI group was to reach a consensus as to the use of the WSAs in the county, thr...

  • Arterial Drive to perform at Washakie County Fair Thursday

    Cyd Lass, Staff Intern|Aug 1, 2018

    WORLAND – For anyone who enjoys live music, they would be delighted to know that the Washakie County fair will be continuing its live music tomorrow night with a performance by Arterial Drive. Arterial Drive is from Billings, Montana. It’s consisted of five members – Drew McDowell on guitar and vocals, Juanillo Chavis on bass and vocals, Meg Gildehaus on violins, congas and vocals, Josh Reedy on drums and Ryan Supola on piano, trumpet and vocals. The band is consisted of members who have all studied music at a collegiate level. According to gr...

  • Big Horn Basin Folk Festival features music, storytelling, and demonstrators

    Aug 1, 2018

    THERMOPOLIS — The Fourth Annual Big Horn Basin Folk Festival is part of the Gift of the Waters Pageant Days weekend this Saturday and Sunday in Hot Springs State Park. Folk Festival events and activities start at 10 a.m. on Saturday and at 9 a.m. on Sunday. This year’s program has a line-up of activities for the whole family, along with Wyoming’s own artists, craftsmen, musicians, storytellers, artisan and guild members demonstrations. “We are particularly excited to present the Buffalo Steel Drum group this year,” said Festival Committee...

  • Big Horn County Fair Horse Show

    Aug 1, 2018

  • Joleen (Jo) Henry Clark

    Aug 1, 2018

    Joleen (Jo) Henry Clark, born 6-23-1941 in Worland Wy. passed away unexpectedly on 7-29-2018 at the age of 77 years old in Yuma Az. Joleen was the first born of four children to Joe Carl Henry and Lorene (Moore) Henry. She graduated high school in Worland in the class of 1959. She was employed by Bell Telephone in Worland until she married Dale Clark in December 1961 in Worland. Dale worked in the oil field for Texaco Inc. 28 years at Black Mountain near Thermopolis Wy, Roundup Mt. and Chinook... Full story

  • Anne Louise (Rising) Hill

    Aug 1, 2018

    Anne Louise (Rising) Hill, 68, died on July 29, 2018, after a brief struggle with cancer. Daughter of the late Charles and Barbara Rising, Anne was born on April 14, 1950, in Fontana, California. Anne graduated from Bisbee High School in Bisbee, Arizona, in 1968. In 1970, Anne married her childhood sweetheart, Larry, in the Community Church of Warren, Bisbee, Arizona, while he was on active duty in the U.S. Navy. Anne took business classes at Cochise College and Northern Arizona University...

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