Articles from the August 26, 2021 edition
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August 26, 2021
On this day in: 1945 - The Japanese were given surrender instructions on the U.S. battleship Missouri at the end of World War II. 1961 - The International Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto opened....
Climber's coalition discusses climbing plan
TEN SLEEP – The Bighorn Climbers’ Coalition (BCC) held a meeting in Ten Sleep on Wednesday, Aug. 18, regarding the upcoming Ten Sleep climbing plan and answered questions from climbers and local...
County Commissioners listen to fair board project proposals
WORLAND - Washakie County Fair Board Member Dani Rice came before the Washakie County Commissioners to discuss potential improvements that are needed at the Washakie County Fairgrounds. The fair...
Support The Troops shifts gears
WORLAND — The Worland Support The Troops program managed by the American Legion Post 44 is changing direction slightly due to fewer area troops being deployed overseas. American Legion Adjutant Don...
Glenrock team takes home grand prize at Wyoming BBQ State Championship
WORLAND - In just its fourth year of competition and second at the Pepsi Wyoming BBQ State Championship & Bluegrass Festival American Heroes BBQ out of Glenrock took home the grand prize this...
Man accused of gouging out woman's eye freed
RIVERTON — The man accused of gouging out a woman’s eye on Thanksgiving Day at Lander SageWest Health Care has been released from the Wyoming State Hospital, back into the community under the care of his wife. The victim of the attack, Elaine... Full story
Campbell County LGBTQ complaints shift to school board
GILLETTE — School trustees were the latest of local public boards to hear complaints about LGBTQ issues Tuesday night. The public comments portion of the Campbell County School District meeting looked familiar to any who have followed the ongoing... Full story
Officials face growing pressure to audit Wyo elections
Wyoming officials are facing mounting pressure to audit the 2020 election from pro-Trump activists asserting, without evidence, that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from the former president through wide-spread voter fraud. Activists... Full story
Teton County puts mask mandate back in place
JACKSON — As of 4 p.m. Thursday, all Teton County residents, workers, and visitors are required to wear face coverings in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. As outlined in Public Health Order No. 21-5, masks must be worn in... Full story
Judge reduces fines for those who get vaccinated
CASPER — A Natrona County judge is offering a unique form of community service to help people pay off court fines — getting a COVID-19 vaccination. Circuit Court Judge Steven Brown began offering the deal earlier this summer, after seeing... Full story