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September 10, 2020

Happy Patriot Day on Friday -- Lest We Forget 9/11....

 

Karla's Kolumn: What is normal?

Several months ago I explained how a woman's mind works and how we have many thoughts going through our minds at any one time. The Facebook meme says it best "My mind is like my internet browser, 19...

 

Gaining firsthand knowledge

WORLAND - Eastern Shoshone tribal member Scott Ratliff spoke to Worland seventh graders last Friday as part of the studies on indigenous peoples of Wyoming discussing misconceptions about Native...

 

BAPC considers approval of inside storage facility in downtown Worland

WORLAND — An inside mini storage unit will be coming to Worland soon, as soon as approval is granted from the Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission and Worland City Council. BAPC Board Member...

 

Record cold and precipitation hits Monday

WORLAND - Record cold temperatures and record precipitation hit the Worland area Monday. According to the National Weather Service climate data from the station at the Worland Municipal Airport, Worla...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 10, 2020

Ten Sleep Council discussion centers on increased traffic to library

WORLAND – The Ten Sleep Town Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, to discuss the influx of traffic to the Ten Sleep Library, and how that has impacted the area...

 

Worland City Council hears reports, approves citizen request

WORLAND — City of Worland engineering representative Mike Donnell reported to the council that the Culbertson Street project is moving along well. He and Public Works Director Brian Burky said they...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 10, 2020

Local officials express concerns about WyoLink

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday, Sept. 1, to discuss a new WyoLink project with Nathan Smolinski from the Wyoming Department of...

 

Wyoming-based suicide prevention hotline now available

A new Wyoming-based suicide prevention lifeline will strengthen the response available for state residents who find themselves in crisis, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). "If you,... Full story

 

Famed UW archaeologist George Frison dies

LARAMIE - George Frison, a Worland native and University of Wyoming graduate who achieved international acclaim as an archaeologist during a lengthy career as a UW faculty member, died Sunday, Sept.... Full story

 

Worland set to host State GOP Central Committee Meeting

WORLAND – The Washakie County Republican Party is hosting the Wyoming Republican Party State Central Committee Meeting this Friday and Saturday at the Worland Community Center Complex. The meeting...

 

Bighorn National Forest officials lifting Stage 1 fire restrictions

SHERIDAN — Bighorn National Forest forest supervisor Andrew Johnson has lifted stage 1 fire restrictions in the national forest. Stage 1 restrictions were implemented on July 20 in response to hot and dry conditions in the forest when fire danger... Full story

 

Mitchel 'Mitch' Raymond Copp

Mitchel “Mitch” Raymond Copp passed away Aug. 26, 2020 in the company of his daughter, after struggling to recover from an extended hospitalization. Mitchel was born in Worland, Wyo., to Frank and Jeanne (Etchemendy) Copp, on Jan. 2, 1939, and... Full story

 

Michael David Bower

Michael David Bower, 38, passed away in the early morning hours of August 17th 2020 in Billings, MT. He was born in Worland, WY to Sharon Kay Bower (Reid) and Michael Wade Bower on September 27th,... Full story

 

Flags at Half Staff for Patriot Day

Governor Orders Flags be Flown at Half Staff Statewide on Friday, September 11 CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump's Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and... Full story

 

State Public Health Officer defends masks in schools, death statistics in talk with lawmakers

CHEYENNE – Wyoming State Public Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist reiterated the need for students to wear masks in schools and then faced criticism from a couple lawmakers on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic during a virtual meeting... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs - Friday, Sept. 11

Eleven LCCC students have tested positive for COVID-19 CHEYENNE (WNE) – Eleven Laramie County Community College students have tested positive for COVID-19, and two of those students are exhibiting symptoms, according to college officials. By... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs - Thursday, Sept. 10

Hunters, guide found not guilty of wasting elk CODY (WNE) — Two out-of-state hunters and a local guide have been found not guilty for wasting elk, a jury determined Friday night at the Park County Courthouse. It took the jury three hours to render...

 

State may loosen regulations to help small Wyoming distillers

CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers are considering allowing the shipment of Wyoming-made liquor across state lines as a part of a package of bills allowing greater flexibility for the state’s small distillers amid mounting economic challenges brought on... Full story

 

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