Articles from the August 31, 2023 edition
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WHS alum hired as elementary extended learning teacher
Approved as the sole certified staffing change of the August 28 meeting of the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees meeting, Worland alumni Connor Warner will return as an elementary extended learning instructor. Warner will also...
Record turnout as riders, drivers raise funds for cancer patients
The Washakie Hospital Foundation had a near record turnout for the 11th annual Badlands Poker Run to raise money for its cancer fund. Organizer Keith Van Brunt said there were 51 motorcyclists, 10...
Hospital board re-elects all officers
The Board of Directors of the Washakie Medical Center held office elections during their meeting on August 22 which resulted in no changes from the previous term. Dean Carrell was re-elected as president, Sheri Gunderson remains vice president,...
How many dogs does it take to catch a one little mouse? The answer? More than three apparently. People who have read this column over the years know we used to have a dog, Sarah, who we dubbed the...
New training requirements prove controversial among Lovell public officials
Via Wyoming News Exchange LOVELL — A new state statute that requires all public officials to participate in an eight-hour course regarding management of public funds has bristled some local board and council members. The new legal requirement for... Full story
Week 0 Scrimmage
See story on the Worland-Thermopolis scrimmage in this week's Northern Wyoming News...
Cheyenne police: Couple caused brain bleed, other severe injuries to toddler
CHEYENNE — A local couple charged with attempted murder inflicted injuries severe enough for multiple bones in the 2-year-old boy’s leg to shatter and for his eyes to swell completely shut, among other injuries, according to court documents.... Full story
Friendship across barbed wire: Mineta-Simpson exhibit underway at Heart Mountain
Former Sen. Alan Simpson hopes project under construction at historic site near Cody encourages across-the-aisle efforts in today's age of polarization. CODY - In 1942, Alan Simpson was 11 years old,... Full story
Former Powell paraeducator found not guilty of abusing student
POWELL — A former paraeducator in Powell High School’s special education program — who had faced allegations that she abused an adult student and lied to the investigator in 2022 — has been found not guilty of all charges. Jurors acquitted... Full story