Articles from the September 24, 2020 edition
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September 24, 2020
Check out the Worland City Council Candidate Profiles Inside A8-A9 Also Inside the 2020 Hunting Edition -- B5-B8... Full story
The News Editorial: Leadership lost
We need leadership in Washington, D.C. now more than ever but leadership is lacking from both of the country’s major political parties. While we can point to many examples, the most recent came... Full story
Ten Sleep ranch proposes land exchange
WASHAKIE COUNTY — The State of Wyoming is seeking public input on a proposed swap of land within Washakie County. The Office of State Lands and Investments has scheduled a virtual hearing to solicit public comment at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday,...
Concerns expressed during road hearings
WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners held a public hearing regarding the adoption of Lane 17 1/2 and the vacation of Lane 18 1/2 at the Washakie County Fairgrounds, as part of their...
Coming Saturday: Giant pumpkin weigh-off, drop moves to new location
WORLAND - The 2020 Wyoming State Champion Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Pumpkin Drop will be this Saturday at DPS, 1082 North 10th Street in Worland. The change in venue from Big Horn Cooperative came...
Returning teacher steps up to help district in time of need
WORLAND – Jeana Croft is not a stranger to the classroom in Worland, she was previously the family and consumer science (FACS) teacher at the middle school before moving away, and when Brenda...
3 Worland students finalists in first UW Agricultural Education contest
UW is hosting a virtual teaching contest to practice career skills in agricultural education in honor of Teach Ag Day, which was Thursday, Sept. 17. The purpose of the Agricultural Education Contest is to provide students with interest in...
Area youth encouraged to observe Washakie County 4-H Week
WORLAND — Washakie County 4-H Week begins Saturday with a breakfast of donuts and coffee from 9 to 11 a.m. in conjunction with the 2020 Wyoming State Champion Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Pumpkin...
Changes coming to Support The Troops
WORLAND — The Support The Troops Committee of American Legion Post 44 is planning a number of adjustments to its program. Post 44 Commander Ryan Decker said the long-running military-assistance volunteer enterprise will continue to support...
Prevention coalition discusses new positive message campaign
WORLAND – The Washakie Prevention Coalition (WPC) met for their first meeting after a two month summer break at the Worland Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 17, to discuss a future Positive...
Kurt Michael Dworshak
Kurt Michael Dworshak, 36-year-old former Worland resident, passed away on Sept. 18, 2020 in Billings, Montana. Kurt was born in Livingston, Montana on April 28, 1984. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Worland Community Center Complex... Full story
Clifford N. Claypool
Greybull resident, Clifford N. Claypool, 78, passed away Sept. 15, 2020, in Thermopolis. He was born May 14, 1942 in Flint, Michigan. A Celebration of Cliff’s Life will be Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. at the Elks Lodge in Greybull.... Full story
James "Jim" Farold Thompson
James "Jim" Farold Thompson "Big T" born October 19, 1957 to Floyd and Jennie Thompson in Casper, WY passed away Friday morning in his home surrounded by his wife and two daughters. Jim graduated... Full story
Wyoming News Briefs - Sept. 28
Hospital receives insurance payment for ransomware attack GILLETTE (WNE) — Campbell County Health has received an insurance settlement almost a year after a ransomware attack crippled its computer systems and disrupted its operations for months....
Governor and Health Officer Loosen Restrictions on Restaurants and Keep Public Safe
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has worked with the Wyoming Department of Health to ease restrictions on restaurants in the state while continuing efforts to keep the public safe. This comes in new public health orders. The changes to Health... Full story