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November 12, 2020

Did you know there's an entire holiday dedicated to what would happen if cats and dogs had opposable thumbs?...

 By Seth Romsa    News    November 12, 2020

Board updated on COVID-19 outbreak

TEN SLEEP – The Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees met on Monday, Nov. 9, in person and via Zoom to discuss the recent COVID-19 situation that developed at Ten Sleep School...


City to participate in working group for ambulance service

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved the appointment of council member Kreg Lombard to a working committee about the future of the Washakie County Ambulance Service (WCAS). Lombard...

 By Seth Romsa    News    November 12, 2020

Washakie County has nearly all C.A.R.E.S. items approved

The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) met on Thursday, Nov. 5, and approved $1,053,525 worth of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) funding for various items submitted by...

 By Editor    Opinion    November 12, 2020

The News Editorial: It's not over

You have heard it, I have heard it. It’s been said for many months now that COVID-19 is a hoax, a hoax to take down a president. We hear them say it will all be over after the election. In this space, we have emphasized that the pandemic is not a... Full story


Two to be inducted into Aviation Hall of Fame

Doyle Vaughan of Jackson and Daniel Hawkins of Greybull, are the latest inductees into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame for their work in the field of aviation. With the Wyoming Aviation Hall of... Full story


Service projects reach out around the Basin

Worland Stake Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has organized several community service projects for this Saturday. Anyone wanting to serve the community is welcome to...


Local nurse practitioner earns national honor

WORLAND - The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has chosen Worland's Sarah-Anne Galloway for the Wyoming's 2021 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence. Galloway learned of her...

 By Seth Romsa    News    November 12, 2020

Ten Sleep council mulls, then approves building permit

TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep Town Council met on election night, Nov. 3, to discuss a permit for Carter Country Fabrication in order to build a new refrigeration unit as well as a drive-thru for food...


Washakie County fair board mulls change in fair dates

WORLAND — With the news that the Wyoming State Fair will be one week later next year in August, the Washakie County Fair Board is considering the logistics of changing the county fair dates....


Ward 1 vacancy officially declared for Worland City Council

WORLAND — Worland Mayor Jim Gill officially announced the vacancy in Ward 1 at last Wednesday’s regular council meeting, Nov. 6. The vacancy came open after the resignation of Delayne Renner...


Mary Jean Scollard

Mary Jean Scollard, 89, passed away in Casper, November 2, 2020. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Riverside Cemetery in Thermopolis.... Full story


Margie Sue Crumrine

Margie Sue Crumrine, 57, passed away at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital, Nov. 4, 2020. Services are pending.... Full story


Gary J. Stanhope

Graveside burial services for Gary J. Stanhope, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Monument Hill Cemetery in Thermopolis. Mr. Stanhope passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 in Thermopolis.... Full story


Alvin Conrad Hanneman

Alvin Conrad Hanneman, 80, of Casper, WY passed away peacefully on Nov. 1, 2020. Alvin was born October 6, 1940 in Worland, Wyoming to Conrad and Alice (Lass) Hanneman. On June 26, 1960 he married... Full story


Bernard Hugh Salzman

Bernard Hugh Salzman, "Nard", passed away in his home on October 19, 2020 after suffering a long battle with renal failure. Bernard was born April 23, 1953 to Joseph and Mildred (Glenn) Salzman. He... Full story


Sharon Hopkinson

Sharon Noble Hopkinson, 73, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at the Washakie Medical Center. Sharon was born on June 18, 1947 in Oakland, California to Merwin L. and Maude Naomi (Goodman) Noble.... Full story


A Song to Honor Our Veterans

Fourth grade student June Hansen holds her finger up as part of the choreography for the West Side Veterans Day Performance on Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Worland Middle School audito... Full story


Saluting Our Veterans

West Side fourth graders Luis Monrreal, Mia Burns and Logan Moore play their cups together as part of their cup routine to "El Capitan" by John Philip Sousa during their Veterans Day... Full story


County Health Officers request statewide Mask Mandate

In a letter to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, 21 of 23 county health officers have requested a statewide mask mandate. The letter was dates Nov. 12 and states that the county health officers are "united in recommending a statewide mask ordinance with... Full story


17More Wyoming Coronavirus-Related Deaths reported Saturday

Seventeen more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Deaths among Wyoming residents are added to the state’s coronavirus-rel...


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