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August 27, 2020

Happy Almost September. Look for Blair's, Bomgaars and Arby's inserts inside this week's print edition. Blair's and Bomgaars are available for online subscribers....

 

The News Editorial: COVID math is hard

We like to have fun in our newsroom and last Tuesday as we were beginning to digest election results and add up numbers from various precincts one of our reporters asked jokingly, “Are we using...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 27, 2020

McDonald to challenge Mayor Gill

WORLAND — Write-in nominations have filled out the races for Worland City Council. Keith McDonald accepted a write-in nomination to challenge Jim Gill for mayor. The two faced off in 2016 with Gill...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

Praise high for teachers, staff after first week

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees met on Monday night, Aug. 24, via Zoom to hear updates from administrators and to hire several positions to start the year....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

The race is on for school board

WORLAND – There is a five-way race for three seats on both the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees and Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 Board of Trustees...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

Groathouse tentatively awarded library bid

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Washakie County Courthouse to read a letter of recommendation from their engineering firm TSP, and draft a notice of intent...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 27, 2020

'The Art of Rodeo' exhibit opens at Washakie Museum & Cultural Center

WORLAND – Bronze sculptor Chris Navarro of Casper has been sculpting full-time for 35 years, creating countless masterpieces around the state of Wyoming, and opening a new traveling exhibit at the...

 

Veterans assistance in Big Horn, Park and Washakie counties

CHEYENNE — A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout September. Brad Cline is available to meet with veterans and their families to...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 27, 2020

As use grows at South Worland pond, so does littering, graffiti

WORLAND - Several businesses and groups gathered nearly 20 years ago to enhance the South Worland Pond, just south of the airport and the Green Hills Golf Course, and now several city departments are...

 

Thomas Edwin Ryan

Thomas Edwin Ryan, (Big Tom to many who knew him and Papa to his grandkids) of Thermopolis, WY, passed away, surrounded by his family, peacefully at his home of 62 years on Friday August 21, 2020....

 

Shirley Thurman

Shirley Thurman, 91, a long time Ten Sleep resident, passed away on August 22, 2020 in Worland, Wyoming. Shirley was born 18 Aug 1929 to Zula Grace (Arnold) and Rouse Wellington Anderson in Ten...

 

Public Health Orders Extended Without Changes

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – An extension to Wyoming’s current public health orders released today by the Wyoming Department of Health contain no changes. The orders, which remain in effect through September 15, continue to allow outdoor gatherings of no...

 

4 Additional COVID Deaths Confirmed; one from Washakie County

CHEYENNE — Additional coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to a press release by Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) released on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 1. An older...

 

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