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November 26, 2020

Did you know that Charlie Chaplin once lost a Charlie Chaplin look-alike competition?...

 

The lights will go on, but no festivities Friday

WORLAND — The third annual Trim-A-Tree Pioneer Square Lighting Ceremony scheduled for Friday has been canceled due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the county. Range marketing director Linda Weeks said that they will light up Pioneer Square at...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 26, 2020 

City struggles with property owners

WORLAND — Worland City Attorney Kent Richins reported to the city council last Tuesday, Nov. 17, that fining residences for having unkempt properties does not seem to be inspiring them to get the pr...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 26, 2020 

Riverside bike park/trail proposal unveiled by TNT

WORLAND - The Tensleep Nowood Trailbreakers unveiled their Worland Riverside Park Expansion Proposal to the Worland City Council last Tuesday night. Justin Smith of the Bighorn Basin Outdoor...

 

Major awards presented during Achievement Night

WORLAND - Several special awards were presented during Washakie County 4-H Achievement Night Thursday, Nov. 19, including one member inducted into the Wyoming 4-H Honors Club. The ultimate...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 26, 2020 

Commissioners continue to seek consent on Lane 17 1/2

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met with landowners around Lane 17 1/2 to discuss the progress and where they stood on adopting Lane 17 1/2 during their regularly scheduled meeting on...

 

November 19, 2020

Did you know that 3 Musketeers bars once came in three flavors?...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 19, 2020

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...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 19, 2020

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...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 19, 2020

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....

 

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...

 

Ninth Annual Mammoth Quickdraw

Belinda Daughtery fields a few questions during the ninth annual 2020 Mammoth Quick Draw at the Washakie Museum & Cultural Center on Nov. 13....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 19, 2020

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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