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August 25, 2022

Look inside for First Day of School Photos, Bluegrass and BBQ coverage, fall sports previews and schedules....

 By Matt Adelman    News    August 25, 2022

Man found guilty of 13 felony charges in shooting of hunters

DOUGLAS — A Converse County jury took about three hours Thursday to convict Solomon Bolen on 13 of 15 felonies stemming from the attempted murder of three California hunters just short of a year ago. The 42-year-old Douglas-area resident was charged... Full story


The News Editorial: Taking care of family

For the past several weeks my heart has been aching as I know it has for many in this community. On any given day we can lose someone in our community but lately some of those losses have been sudden... Full story


GUEST COLUMN: We can learn lesson from ball player

Did you see the video earlier this month of the Little League batter consoling the opposing team’s pitcher? During the Little League Southwest Regional final Aug. 9 in Waco, Texas, right-hander Kaiden Shelton of Pearland, Texas, was facing batter I... Full story

 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 25, 2022

Washakie County takes no action on 1/4-cent tax

WORLAND — Citing fears that a new quarter-cent sales tax would “torpedo” other continuing taxes on the ballot this fall in Washakie County, the Washakie County Commission declined to take up a ¼-cent sales tax to help fund the ambulance servic...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 25, 2022

Start of school year focuses on mental health, suicide prevention

Parent presentation next Tuesday, Aug. 30 WORLAND — Washakie County School District No. 1 is inviting parents to a virtual presentation with the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide next T...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 25, 2022

American Heroes BBQ wins second straight championship

WORLAND - American Heroes BBQ out of Glenrock earned the overall championship for the second straight year at the Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship last Saturday in Worland. American Heroes BBQ also...


Public forum Tuesday on dispersed camping on forest lands

SHERIDAN — Bighorn National Forest recreation managers are hosting a series of six public forums to collect input on dispersed camping management. Interested forest users may join anytime during the meeting and stay as long or as little as you l... Full story


Kids Q Judging



Car Show


 By ALEX KUHN    Sports    August 25, 2022

Warriors host Bobcats in Week 0 scrimmage

WORLAND — Week 1 of the Worland Warrior football season kicks off against the Powell Panthers next week. But before then, the Warriors close out their training camp with a Week 0 scrimmage against t...


Daryl Dean Turk

Daryl Dean Turk died July 14, 2022, of a COVID-related illness, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Daryl “Little Turk”, was born on Sept. 7, 1950, in Butte, Montana.... Full story


Shane Lloyd Frandson

Shane Lloyd Frandson, 26, passed away unexpectedly in his home on August 20, 2022 in Worland, Wyoming. He was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming to Fred Wayne and Lorie Lee (Dumpprope) Frandson on March... Full story


Carlene Dawn Brown

Carlene Dawn Brown, 22, was tragically taken from this world on August 16, 2022 within her home in Worland, Wyoming while carrying her son Colin Michael Brown. She was born to Donald Christian Brown... Full story


Truck driver killed in mountain accident

BUFFALO (WNE) — For the second time in two months, a semitrailer lost control on the way down the mountain on U.S. Highway 16 West and plunged into Mosier Gulch. This time, the driver was killed. Javier Cardoso-Reyes, of Katy, Texas, was pronounced d... Full story

 By Trina Brittain    News    August 25, 2022

Never forget: Local firefighters recall 'the darkest day' in America

ROCK SPRINGS - Every year, thousands of participants across America walk, climb and run to remember those who sacrificed their lives to save others on Sept. 11, 2001. In Rock Springs, firefighters... Full story


UW wants another $54M from Legislature

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming will make a supplemental budget request of $54.65 million to the Wyoming Legislature for unforeseen financial needs this academic year. If approved, UW officials say the additional money will account for gaps in t... Full story

 By Mike Koshmrl    News    August 25, 2022

Mysterious moth-eating grizzlies have a people problem

ABSAROKA RANGE—Andy Pils was silent as he scanned with his Vortex spotting scope, its lens focused on a steep, talus-covered mountainside some 2.5 miles away. Two weeks before, 10 grizzly bears were clustered together in the same area flipping rocks... Full story


Cyber Security

Hacker’s Brief 8/29/2022 Hacker's Brief outlines recent scams reported by residents in Wyoming. Please be aware of these and many other scam Laura Baker, CISM, MBA, ARM, BS Marketing Executive Director, CyberWyoming President, CyberWyoming A... Full story


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