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October 13, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    October 13, 2018 

New banks on the rise in Worland

WORLAND – Big Horn Federal Savings Bank in Worland, located at 1006 Big Horn Avenue, is still in a temporary facility while the former bank building was removed this summer and replaced with a new, upgraded and larger building. Construction is...

 By Tracie Mitchell    News    October 13, 2018 

A lifetime in the making: Shell resident publishes book of memoirs

TEN SLEEP – Longtime Shell resident Mary Flitner has achieved what most people dream of, not only writing a book but also getting her book accepted by the first publisher that she sent it to. Her...


Better Business Bureau warning: porn scams take a new turn

WORLAND — BBB Scam Tracker has been receiving reports of an old scam with a new twist and while some area residents were targeted they did not fall victim to the scam and did not lose any money. “Revenge porn” is the distribution, or threat of... Full story


Karla's Kolumn: Journalism matters

This week the Northern Wyoming Daily News has observed National Newspaper Week by publishing various columns from editors and publishers around the country who have written about the importance of...


October 12, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    October 12, 2018

County clarifies, roads not to be closed

WORLAND – In response to some public concern and outcry, Washakie County Commissioner Fred Frandson reiterated on Wednesday that the county has no plans to close two heavy-traveled roads, but rather to restrict them to local-only traffic. The two r...


Sideburns festival and contest in Ten Sleep Saturday

TEN SLEEP- Things are liable to get hairy in Ten Sleep this Saturday, when a local business will host the town’s first ever Muttonchop Festival and Contest, celebrating the unique sideburns worn by men made popular in the 19th century. Taking...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 12, 2018

Find hidden treasures at new shop in Worland

WORLAND - Marquis' House of Tre'sors opened in Worland Thursday with a variety of treasures. Owner Leona Marquis said her last name is French so for the name of the business she went with the French...


October 11, 2018

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Worland couple celebrates 95th birthday weeks apart

WORLAND – Worland residents John and Lorene Miller are both celebrating their 95th birthday this year. Lorene Miller turns 95 on Oct. 15 and John Miller turns 95 on Nov. 9. Lorene Miller stated that for about a month every year she gets to be... Full story

 By Marcus Huff    News    October 11, 2018

Country grants contract with AirMedCare for Guardian flights

WORLAND – After a recommendation by the county attorney, Washakie county commissioners voted on Oct. 2 to move forward with a contract to continue air medical services for the county with Guardian F...


Public Notice Washakie County School District #1 Warrants

Public Notice Washakie County School District #1 Warrants...  PDF


October 10, 2018

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Ten Sleep School changes gears on firearms policy due to court decision

TEN SLEEP – After a district court judge ruled proper procedure was not followed by Uinta County School District No. 1 in adopting a policy that would allow approved staff to conceal carry firearms, the Ten Sleep School board has delayed any action...

 By C.J. BAKER    News    October 10, 2018

Powell woman sends text message, leads to meth arrest

POWELL — While looking to obtain some methamphetamine last month, a Powell woman is alleged to have texted a very wrong number: Instead of connecting with an obliging dealer, she reached a Powell police officer on his department-issued...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 10, 2018

National Fire Prevention Week: 'Look. Listen. Learn.'

WORLAND - Today's home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Knowing how to use that...


Recreating Washakie Medical Center's image one step-at-a-time

WORLAND – About a year ago Banner Health Washakie Medical Center held an open house to let the community see the major changes that were completed after a $24 million renovation project. Changes were made no only to the building itself but also to... Full story


Washakie Medical Center raises the bar in services offered

WORLAND – When Banner Health Washakie Medical Center decided to change the hospital from the inside out they also decided to upgrade their services offered with the newest state-of-the-art technology and equipment. Banner Health Washakie Medical Ce... Full story


October 09, 2018

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 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 9, 2018

Street sealing project postponed until spring

WORLAND — Wyoming’s fall weather has officially delayed the City of Worland’s GSB Friction Street Sealing Project. City engineer representative Mike Donnell reported Monday that he received word from ASTECH (Asphalt Surface Technologies) that...


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