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August 11, 2022

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Average gas prices drop another 19 cents in Wyoming

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen another 19 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.16 per gallon Monday, according to’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. Prices in Wyoming are 64.3 cents per gal... Full story

 By Nicole Pollack    News    August 11, 2022

Big discovery can't all be drilled

CASPER — Amid reports that a billion-barrel oil reserve had been discovered in central Wyoming, the company behind the find was quick to explain that it has not, in fact, doubled the known volume of recoverable oil in the state. Canadian Overseas Pet... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 11, 2022

Don't forget your ID as you head to the polls Tuesday; Many party nominations up for grabs at federal, state, county levels

WORLAND — When going to the polls next Tuesday for the primary election do not forget your ID. One of the biggest election changes from the 2020 election in Wyoming is the voters, who have for y...

 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 11, 2022

Nowoodstock promises lineup of musicians young and old

WORLAND — There will be the Wyoming music staples like Jalan Crossland and the Patti Fiasco. Then there will be the twin brothers who weren’t born when such acts got their respective starts. And that’s for years been the theme at the annual party...

 By Zach Spadt    News    August 11, 2022

Anderson steps down as Washakie County Planner

WORLAND — Washakie County Planner David Anderson last month announced his resignation. His final day on the job was Wednesday, Aug. 10. He began working for Washakie County Nov. 1, 2012. “I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve you and...


The News Editorial: A difficult decision

Several years ago I decided as a journalist I would register as unaffiliated or independent. I realized the difficulties that would entail, especially in the Big Horn Basin where many county races... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 11, 2022

Council races unopposed in Tuesday's primary election

WORLAND — There are six of the nine Worland City Council seats up for election this year with four incumbents seeking to retain their seats. There are two four-year seats open in Ward 1, Adam M...


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Deloris O'Brien

Deloris O’Brien (Dee), 88, of Kirby, passed away at her home Aug. 5, 2022. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Thermopolis Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.... Full story


Pamela Renee Bosley

Pamela Renee Bosley, 86, passed away in Ten Sleep, Wyoming on August 8, 2022. She was born on July 19, 1936, in York, Pennsylvania. No services at this time.... Full story


Timothy Allen Isbell

Timothy Allen Isbell passed away suddenly on July 31, 2022, in Sheridan. He was born on March 7, 1952, in Worland. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.... Full story


Juan Narciso Perez Ramirez

Juan Narciso Perez Ramirez passed away comfortably in the family home on August 4, 2022 at the age of 88. Juan was born in La Concha, Papantla, Veracruz, Mexico on June 24, 1934 to Pablo Perez Garcia... Full story


Brookwell tops sheriff race

In unofficial results Tuesday night, Washakie County Sheriff's Deputy Austin Brookwell topped the ticket and won the Republican nomination for Washakie County Sheriff. Winning the Republican nominations for county commissioner were Morgan Martinez... Full story


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