Articles from the October 31, 2019 edition
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October 31, 2019
Happy Halloween! This week's copy has inserts from Blair's and Bomgaars (print and online), as well as for print subscribers Bloedorn, Pizza Hut and Arby's....
DEQ to investigate whistle-blower complaints about Black Hills Bentonite
Wyoming environmental regulators will investigate complaints that a bentonite mining company regularly violated rules and escaped proper oversight, Gov. Mark Gordon’s spokesman confirmed. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality will... Full story
Fifteenmile wild horse herd at 107 after gather
WORLAND - An eight-day gather of wild horses in the Fifteenmile Herd Management Area resulted in 607 horses gathered with 11 deaths and 97 returned to the range. Sarah Beckwith, Bureau of Land Managem...
More concrete numbers asked for softball, stipend approved
WORLAND – The Worland school board met on Monday night to discuss the numbers surrounding the future of softball in Worland, and approved a one-time stipend for classified and certified staff in...
Growers fight freezing temps to try and complete sugarbeet harvest
WORLAND - With Wyoming Sugar harvest at 80% Saturday and a nasty cold front forecasted, growers lent a helping hand. Wyoming Sugar CEO and President Mike Greear said several growers who had completed...
Local schools offer streaming services for athletics
TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep athletics recently joined the National Federation of State High School Associations , or National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) streaming service to provide livestreams of...
Embroidery classes help out fellow students
WORLAND – Worland High School students from Brenda Trippel's family and consumer science courses have helped out over the years by providing custom embroidering for different departments throughout...
City hosts second composting day this Saturday
WORLAND — Nearly a dozen residents participated in the community compost day Oct. 18 and residents will have another chance to bring their green waste to the city of Worland’s compost pile this Sa...
Tharp honored as Wyoming 4-H Volunteer of the Year
WORLAND - Washakie County 4-H leader Jessica Tharp was recently honored as the Wyoming 4-H Volunteer of the Year. Each year, county 4-H programs can nominate two outstanding individual volunteers to...
Wyoming students testing above national average
CHEYENNE — An education report released Wednesday shows Wyoming students scored higher than national averages on standardized reading and math tests. Wyoming students outperformed students nationwide on the National Assessment of Educational... Full story
Shoshones claim hunting rights under court ruling
RIVERTON — A United States Supreme Court ruling that an 1868 tribal treaty still grants Crow Indian tribal members the right to hunt and fish on "unoccupied lands" without state enforcement in the country may have done the same for Eastern... Full story
Concussion concerns hurt football recruiting
BUFFALO — Typically, after winning a state championship, a coach can look forward to a bump in the number of players who come out for the team the next year. That’s not the case for Buffalo High School football coach Rob Hammond. After winning... Full story
Governor Gordon Declares October 'General Aviation Appreciation Month'
Today, national general aviation organizations applauded Governor Mark Gordon for declaring October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Wyoming, general aviation airports contribute over $73 million in economic impact annually. “General... Full story