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  • Lady Bobcats grind out OT victory over Lady Warriors

    Alex Kuhn, Sports Editor|Jan 19, 2018

    THERMOPOLIS — It was a defensive basketball game between the Hot Springs County Lady Bobcats and the Worland Lady Warriors and the contest needed overtime to be decided. The Lady Bobcats were able to make enough plays with the extra time to pull out a 53-48 victory over the Lady Warriors Thursday night at Hot Springs County High School. “For turning it over as many times as we did, losing the three starters, I was just tickled that we pulled it out. I’ve coached a lot of years and I told them...

  • Artist at Work

    Jan 19, 2018

  • Report: Wyoming counties owed $42M in unpaid mineral taxes

    HEATHER RICHARDS, Casper Star-Tribune|Jan 19, 2018

    CASPER (AP) — Wyoming’s bust hit schools and counties particularly hard. Losses came from fewer students filling chairs, fewer shoppers in local stores and fewer workers in oil and gas fields and coal mines. But often overlooked during a budget crisis is unpaid taxes by the very companies hit hardest by a bust. A recent report from a local landowners group outlines 12 Wyoming counties that are short $42 million in delinquent property taxes going back a dozen years. “Our entire state is suffering following the most recent bust,” Powder River B...

  • CodeRed alert system to start on trial basis

    Marcus Huff, Staff Writer|Jan 19, 2018

    WORLAND – On Tuesday, Washakie County Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart briefed the Washakie County Commission on the opportunity to trial test a new advance warning system for the county, to work alongside the current Rapid Notify system used by county dispatch. Covered by a grant from the state, the $4,400 subscription package would enable residents to be notified, via cell phone application, of weather, chemical, police, fire, Homeland Security and emergency Warning System emergencies, with a feature that can target residents i...

  • AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

    Jan 19, 2018

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend. That’s the truth about a government “shutdown”: The government doesn’t shut down. It’s a crummy way to run a government, sure, but Social Security checks will still go out. Troops will remain at their posts. Doctors and hospitals will get their Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. In fact, virtually every essential government agency, like the FBI, the Border Patrol and the Coast Guard, will remain open. Transport...

  • Phyllis M. Becker

    Jan 19, 2018

    Phyllis M. Becker, 78-year-old Ten Sleep resident passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Cremation has taken place and a private family memorial service will take place this summer. Bryant Funeral Home assisted the family.... Full story

  • Jan 19, 2018

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