Articles from the August 22, 2019 edition
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Vigil appointed to fill Ward 3 vacancy
WORLAND — Three Ward 3 residents made presentations to the Worland City Council Tuesday night seeking appointment to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Melissa Rivera earlier this year....
Three in a row: South Dakota cooker wins 2019 Wyoming BBQ Championship
WORLAND - While some newcomers to the Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival made strong showings, B-S BBQ Outlaws of Hills City, South Dakota, brought home the top prize for...
Ten Sleep teacher finalist for Wyoming teacher of the year
Ten Sleep – Ten Sleep social studies teacher and 2018-2019 Ten Sleep teacher of the year, Dane Weaver is one of the three finalists for Wyoming state teacher of the year. "We are very proud of him....
Worland City Council gives OK to Maverik adult Chillers
WORLAND — With proper packaging and sealed bags, the Worland City Council gave unanimous consent for the Worland Maverik store to offer adult alcoholic Chillers. Dan Post, store director, came to...
Library movement discussions continue; emergency shutdown plans discussed
WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met on Tuesday to discuss the costs and floor plan once again regarding a future move for the Washakie County Llibrary in to the Kennedy’s Ace Hardware building. The costs that were presented and...
Bill to share mental health info with feds survives committee vote
CHEYENNE - A bill to mandate Wyoming share disqualifying mental health information on potential firearms purchasers with the federal background check system is still alive for a potential 2020 vote. The proposed legislation would mandate Wyoming... Full story
Karla's Kolumn: Mental health must be part of the solution
Weeks after two mass shootings that left 32 innocent people dead in Texas and Ohio, people are still pointing fingers and finding someone or something to blame. Just like with guns and gun control,... Full story
Tracie's Thoughts: Teaching your child bicycle safety
The other day I saw an incident with a child riding their bicycle that chilled me to the bone and caused me to speak with both the Washakie County Sheriff's Office and the Worland Police Department ab... Full story
Hear Me Out...The most courageous 2019-20 NFL season predictions: The Either, Or
The most courageous 2019-20 NFL season predictions continue and this week’s predictions will focus on the “Either, Or” teams. These seven teams can either have a lot go right this season, or a... Full story
Teton Co. withdraws from federal funding program
JACKSON — Title X funding is no more in Teton County. The Teton County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to withdraw from the federal program, which provides grants for family planning and related preventative services for... Full story
Yellowstone superintendent says visitor numbers have plateaued
CODY — Yellowstone National Park superintendent Cam Sholly said he believes the nation’s oldest national park has “plateaued a little bit” in annual attendance at 4-million-plus. And since the park’s system and operations can handle that... Full story
Study says oil, gas development disrupts deer eating habits
CASPER — Oil and gas development throughout Wyoming’s sagebrush habitats may be affecting mule deer well beyond the perimeters of a well pad, a new study by University of Wyoming researchers found. For each acre of mule deer habitat overtaken by... Full story