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August 18, 2022

Check out complete election coverage in this week's issue, as well as Nowoodstock Photos....

 

The News Editorial: A few notes on election and community

It is Tuesday night and we are waiting for results from across the state to come in as the secretary of state and superintendent of public instruction races right now are too close to call. Washakie County had its results printed out for those of wai... Full story

 

Crossing oceans: Couple flees Ukraine and celebrates birth of baby in Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS - A new bundle of joy was recently born at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. However, her parents faced several challenges leading up to her arrival. Gerhard and Anastasia Talbot... Full story

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

Council candidates could face opposition from write-ins

WORLAND — With each Worland City Council race receiving write-in votes, the candidates that were on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary election could face opposition in the November general...

 
 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 18, 2022

Riverside Park bike trail project moves forward

WORLAND — Worland City Council members during their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 16 moved forward with the preliminary phases of a bike trail project at Riverside Rotary Park. Specifically, council members voted unanimously to apply for a...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

18th Wyoming Championship BBQ and bluegrass festival this weekend

WORLAND - Five local barbecue teams will join 23 others in hopes of winning the 2022 Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship this weekend. Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival Committee...

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    August 18, 2022

Washakie County appoints new public health officer

WORLAND - He spent his summers traveling from Billings to Wyoming and worked at his grandfather's vet clinic. When he finished his medical training, he wanted to end up back in Worland. "That was the... Full story

 
 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    August 18, 2022

Hear Me Out: The most courageous 2022 NFL predictions: The yuck teams

At long last, the moment has come. We’re four weeks out from the kickoff of the NFL season, which means it’s time to release the most courageous 2022 NFL predictions. I’ve looked at the roster...

 
 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    August 18, 2022

Warriors finish second in Powell

WORLAND - The Worland Warrior golf team opened their season with a second-place finish at the Park County Shootout on Aug. 11-12 at the Powell Golf Club. The Warriors shot 345, 353-698 and finished...

 

Eloise Laverne Hansen

Eloise Laverne Hansen, 66, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on August 10, 2022. Eloise was born to Donald and Eloise Evans in Casper, Wyoming on January 6, 1956. She grew up in... Full story

 

Pamela Renee Bosley

Pamela Renee Bosley, 86, passed away at home in Ten Sleep, Wyoming on August 8, 2022 with her devoted husband by her side. She was born on July 19, 1936 to Robert William and Mattie O'Dell (Fry)... Full story

 

Jolene Esquibel

Services for Jolene Esquibel, 63, will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 19, at the regular Mass at St. Francis Church in Thermopolis. Mrs. Esquibel died suddenly August 14, 2022.... Full story

 

Linda Lou Klug

Linda Lou (Unterseher) Klug, 72, passed away peacefully at her home in Worland, Wyoming on August 6, 2022. Linda was born July 19, 1950, in Hazen, North Dakota. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time.... Full story

 

Today in Wyoming history

August 15: In 1909, an automobile racer died in a race in Cheyenne when his car struck a cow on the racetrack. August 16: In 1920, the first airplane to land in Kemmerer crashed into a tree during the process. August 17: In 1996, an Air Force cargo... Full story

 

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