Articles from the September 5, 2019 edition
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September 5, 2019
Look for Blair's, Bomgaars (print and online) and Reese & Ray's IGA (print only) inserts in this week's issue....
WCSD#1 students shine in WY-TOPP Testing
WORLAND – Spring testing in Worland brought about positive results for Worland area schools. According to the Wyoming Department of Education, the Wyoming Test of Proficiency and Progress (WY-TOPP)...
Washakie County Ambulance Service Director earns Rising Star Award
WORLAND – Washakie County Ambulance Service Director Luke Sypherd was recently honored with the Rising Star Award, and was one of five recipients throughout the state to receive the award from the...
Washakie Works continues excellent work in community
WORLAND – Patience. That is one of the most stressed words regarding the Washakie Works program, which was founded in 1995 by the late Lew Markley, and has been serving the community ever since. The...
New digital message signs/web cameras coming to northwest Wyoming
WORLAND - Installation of seven new digital message signs/web cameras is under way throughout northwest Wyoming. Prime contractor on the $1.4 million project is Advanced Electric, LLC, of Casper. The... Full story
Hear Me Out...The most courageous 2019-20 NFL season predictions: The Playoffs teams
The NFL season kicks off tonight with the Packers-Bears game and with it comes the finale of The Most Courageous 2019-20 NFL season predictions. We’ve got 12 teams and postseason predictions to... Full story
Nice weather brings solid starting times for WHS cross-country runners
WORLAND - Taking advantage of the cooler weather the Worland High School cross-country team put up stronger starting numbers as they began their season with the Billings Invitational on August 31. Typ... Full story
Tracie's Thoughts: What has gone wrong?
There are a lot of unpleasant things that I have experienced in my lifetime; losing a good friend to suicide when I was a teenager, the death of all but one of my grandparents, abusive relationships, having my first grandchild born premature at 27 we... Full story
Legal Notice: Washakie County Commissioners Minutes
Legal Notice: Washakie County Commissioners Minutes... PDF
Supreme Court says judge had no authority over UW gun case
LARAMIE — The Wyoming Supreme Court threw out a ruling by Albany County district court Judge Tori Kricken, who determined in November that, contrary to common understanding, state law does not prevent local governments from regulating guns — so... Full story
CWC seeks federal approval for 4-year degree
RIVERTON — After earning authorization last week from the Wyoming Community College Commission, Central Wyoming College will now seek approval from the Higher Learning Commission accrediting agency to offer a four-year Bachelor of Applied Science... Full story
Legislators form committee to look at coal bankruptcies
CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers voted last week to create a committee specifically focused on addressing the negative effects of a rash of coal bankruptcies across the state over the past several months. Members of the Wyoming Legislature’s... Full story
Study says students of color more likely to be suspended
CASPER — Native American students in Wyoming are disproportionately suspended from school compared to their non-Indigenous peers, leading to negative outcomes like poor grades and dropping out, according to a new report. The report by the Wyoming C... Full story
Plague, rabies found in Riverton dogs, bats
RIVERTON — Plague and rabies both have been detected in Riverton animals. Three Riverton family dogs have tested positive for plague in the past two weeks, Riverton Police Department animal control officer Becki Weber said Sept. 5, and a bat found... Full story