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December 30, 2021

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Marjorie Alice Greet

Marjorie Alice Greet, 85, passed away on December 17, 2021 at the Billings Clinic in Billings, Montana. Marjorie was born on September 20, 1936 in Seattle, Washington to Willis Emmett and Naomi... Full story

 

Dorothy Lou Greco

Our Loving Lord called Dorothy Lou Greco home on December 23, 2021. She passed peacefully at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana at the age of 80. Dorothy was born on February 28, 1941, in... Full story

 

Richard Allen Metz

A celebration of life for Richard Metz, 75 year old Buffalo resident who passed away peacefully Monday morning, will be held January 7th at 2:00 p.m. in Cody, Wyoming at the Riverside Cemetery Committal Shelter. Donations in Richard’s memory may... Full story

 

Christine K. Strauch

Christine K. Strauch passed away on December 19, 2021. She was born in Worland on March 3, 1963 to Harry and Leila (Propp) Strauch. She attended school in Worland. Chris held several Manager and... Full story

 

Seven earn All-State music honors

WORLAND – This year, Worland High School has seven students attending the annual All-State Music Festival, put on by the Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA). According to Worland...

 

Wyoming State Parks' First Day Hikes to take place New Year's Day 2022

For the 11th consecutive year, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails will host popular First Day Hikes on January 1. First Day Hikes are part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to get outside and...

 

Conservation district mulls upcoming legislation

WORLAND — There are several bills that the Washakie County Conservation District will be following when the 2022 Wyoming Legislature convenes its budget session in February. During a meeting with...

 

2021: a year of comebacks and unpredictability

If 2020 was the year of the pandemic then 2021 was the year of the comeback, at least here in Washakie County and the surrounding area. I know what you are thinking – what comeback. You are... Full story

 

WHS teacher selected for national award

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Worland High School teacher, Grace Godfrey, is one of six educators nationwide who received the 2021 National Association of Agricultural Educators Teachers Teacher Mentor award, presented during the 2021 NAAE Convention, Nov....

 

County reviews medical contracts for conflicts

WORLAND — In addressing a point in question from Cody Regional Health, the Washakie County Commissioners reviewed both the agreements with Cody Regional Health for a ground ambulance and the...

 

Frontier Tire in Worland celebrates 30 years in business

WORLAND – Frontier Tire in Worland celebrated the 30th anniversary in business earlier this month. Frontier Tire started in December 1991 by Jeff Dorr, his wife at the time, Dale Hovander. They purc...

 

Meeteetse bullfighter recovering from NFR injury

CODY — It may mean a career change is in order for anyone else who is attacked at work and suffers fractures to both bones in the lower left leg, but for bullfighter Dusty Tuckness it’s just another day at the office. The Meeteetse bullfighter... Full story

 

Virus stalls UW basketball season

CASPER — Tom Burman understands the frustration level was high for those fans who drove on slick roads to see the Cowboys start the Mountain West men’s basketball race this past Saturday at the Arena-Auditorium. Shortly before Wyoming’s... Full story

 
 By Matt Adelman    News    December 30, 2021

Cheyenne, Douglas hospitals sued over vaccination policy

DOUGLAS — A group of hospital employees in Douglas and Cheyenne filed a lawsuit Dec. 22 against their respective employers in federal court seeking to halt policies related to Covid-19 vaccinations and testing. Two Cheyenne Regional Medical Center... Full story

 

Born in a Wyo blizzard, Breezy Johnson skis up a World Cup Storm

VICTOR, Idaho - U.S. women's downhill ski champion - Wyoming native Breezy Johnson - races into three World Cup events in January after storming the podium earlier this season and nipping the heels... Full story

 

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