Articles from the August 3, 2023 edition
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Breanna Mitchell, 28, still missing
What began as a search for a missing 28-year-old Worland woman turned into what was believed to be a recovery mission as Washakie County Search and Rescue spent three days draining a pond in hopes of...
Trailer approved for use as mobile command center
Although volunteers and law enforcement have been unable to locate Breanna Mitchell, after nearly two weeks of searching Washakie County Sheriff Austin Brookwell said that he and his team have learned the value of having a mobile command center for...
Kudos to Sheriff and Search and Rescue; Fair Board
Many kudos this week go to Washakie County. One LARGE KUDO goes to the Washakie County Sheriff’s Office and Washakie County Search and Rescue who have worked tirelessly in the search for Breanna Mit...
Rocky Mountain Power is pitching historic rate hike: Here's what it could mean for Wyoming consumers
Via Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — About a dozen people spoke at a Rock Springs meeting earlier this month about a historic rate hike proposal brought by Rocky Mountain Power — Wyoming’s largest electricity provider. Though more than 70% of... Full story
UW will begin advertising later this month for new Extension educator
After over eight years with the University of Wyoming Extension Office, Caitlin Youngquist has left her position as an agriculture and horticulture educator. Youngquist worked for most of her career with the Extension Office in the Northwest area, co...
BLM and partners work to control cheatgrass throughout Big Horn, Park and Washakie counties
With a shared commitment to manage for healthy rangelands and reduce wildfire risk, the Bureau of Land Management continues this year to partner with Big Horn, Park and Washakie county weed and pest districts to combat cheatgrass infestations.... Full story
The results from the 2023 Washakie County Fair rodeo on July 28 are as follows. Tie down 1, EJ Panetta 2, Tate Woodard 3, Cael Espenscheid 4, Tanner Griemsman Open breakaway 1, Joe Panetta 2, Audrey...
Pilgrimage honors those who refuse to forget
POWELL — Tears were flowing as former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson for the first time walked through the shell that will soon house the Mineta-Simpson Institute at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center Saturday morning during the annual pilgrimage to... Full story
Pro-life advocates appeal to state Supreme Court in abortion battle
CHEYENNE - Pro-life advocates who were denied intervention in the state's ongoing abortion court battle have appealed the decision to the Wyoming Supreme Court. Teton County District Court was... Full story