Articles from the September 14, 2023 edition
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Ten Sleep school board approves bus lease for wedding
An unusual request crossed the table during the Sept. 11 meeting of the Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees. Participants of a wedding planned for Nov. 4 asked to lease one of the district’s school buses to shuttle the wedding p...
Increased West Nile Virus Cases, including Washakie County
As Wyoming experiences more West Nile virus (WNV) activity this season than over the past decade or so, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is emphasizing mosquito bite prevention. There have been 20 cases reported, including a death in an older... Full story
Bighorn National Forest plans fall prescribed burns
Powder River District Ranger Thad Berrett is planning a prescribed burn in the South Willow (Dry Tensleep Canyon) project area above Tensleep Canyon over the next few weeks. The burn is needed for... Full story
Ten Sleep council expresses concerns over new crosswalk
The highlight of the Sept. 5 meeting of the Ten Sleep Town Council was the approval of an amendment to a contract between the Town of Ten Sleep and HDR Engineering Inc. from Gillette. The contract for the project of extending the water/sewer network...
Checks and balances necessary for good government
Last Tuesday, those attending the Worland City Council saw a balanced government at work. In dealing with a citizen request to close one block of a street off for a neighborhood block party, Mayor Jim...
Suicide Prevention Month: Help is available
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. It is dedicated as a month to remember the lives lost to suicide, to those who have struggled with suicidal ideation, and to acknowledge the individuals, families and communities that have been...
New music teacher finds her dream home in Ten Sleep
Like many who travel through Ten Sleep, Grace Kienzle mused on what it would be like to live in such a place. She said, "My now husband and I went on a trip to Yellowstone last August, and we drove...
Kinghorn has best week yet on diving board
It was another big week for the Worland Lady Warriors swimming and diving team. Three athletes qualified for state, one of which was diver Haley Kinghorn. A sophomore, Kinghorn put together an...
Cody Radio Station Owner Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud
Admits she tried to avoid paying $2.5 million in taxes A Cody businesswoman recently pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return, admitting she withheld and then manipulated several years of returns in an attempt to avoid paying more than $2.5... Full story
Mayor's claims about homelessness gained national and international attention, but are they true?
CASPER — Drive through downtown Casper on a typical summer afternoon, and more likely than not, you will see nothing remarkable. You may notice that the traffic is mild and the sidewalks are tidy and mostly empty — save for maybe a few shoppers... Full story
State wants expert witnesses kept out of abortion case
None of the eight proposed expert witnesses for the plaintiffs challenging Wyoming’s abortion bans should be allowed to participate in the case, a lawyer for the state argues in a new filing. The witness list includes four of the plaintiffs, two... Full story
Flags at half staff Sept. 20 for Big Horn, Park counties
Governor Orders Wyoming Flag be Flown at Half Staff at the Capitol and in Big Horn and Park Counties on September 20 CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in... Full story