Articles from the November 19, 2020 edition
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November 19, 2020
Did you know that 3 Musketeers bars once came in three flavors?...
Mask mandate request submitted to state
WORLAND – After a nearly two-hour long discussion, Washakie County Health Officer Dr. Ed Zimmerman informed the Washakie County Commissioners on Tuesday that he had sent a order to the Wyoming...
School districts take different approaches to COVID surge
WORLAND – Thermopolis joined Ten Sleep moving students to online learning due to increased COVID-19 cases. Ten Sleep School decided to move their students from sixth through 12 the into phase two...
Aguilera enters guilty plea on two counts
WORLAND – Eloy Madrid Aguilera, 41, appeared in Fifth Judicial District District Court via teleconference on Monday, Nov. 16, to enter into a guilty plea for an armed robbery that occurred on Feb....
More than 60 volunteer on Day of Service
WORLAND - More than 60 volunteers came out and helped support Ten Sleep and Worland organizations and clean up the Gebo Cemetery. During the Day of Service, organized by the Worland Stake Relief...
Livestock judging paying for college for four local FFA members
WORLAND — Livestock judging can pay for college? Yes, yes it can, and four Worland High School graduates and Chief Washakie FFA members are experiencing that right now, according to the Chief Washakie FFA advisor Grace Godfrey. Meg DeBolt, who...
Washakie County mask mandate approved; goes into effect Sunday
WASHAKIE COUNTY – A mask mandate has been approved by Washakie County Health Officer Dr. Ed Zimmerman, state health officer Dr. Alexia Harrist as well as the State Attorney General’s Office. In... Full story
The News Editorial: The mask mandate cometh
We knew it was only a matter of time before a mask mandate was coming, but we did not know how it would come about. While I write this Tuesday night Washakie County’s health order mandating masks,...
21 Wyoming Coronavirus-Related Deaths Confirmed today; 12 from long-term care facilities
Twenty-one more coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) in a press release on Thursday. An older adult Albany County woman died... Full story
Governor Reduces Gathering Sizes with new orders
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – In response to rising cases of COVID-19 and increasing strains on medical facilities, Governor Mark Gordon announced additional statewide measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19, ease the pressure on Wyoming’s healthcare... Full story
Big Horn County: No plans to request mask mandate
GREYBULL (WNE) — While a statewide order could still come from the governor’s desk, members of Big Horn County’s COVID-19 incident management team say they have no intention of requesting a local order that would require people in the county... Full story