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 News    May 16, 2019 

May 16, 2019

Inserts in this week's print subscription are Blair's, Reese&Ray's and Bomgaars. Look for our special Worland High School graduation section coming next week....

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    May 16, 2019 

Worland and Ten Sleep graduation ceremonies Sunday

WORLAND – Worland and Ten Sleep High Schools will be holding their graduation ceremonies Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. Worland High School will hold their graduation at Warrior Stadium. Aaron Vigil has been declared valedictorian for the class of 2019....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 16, 2019 

Site plans approved for new pharmacy

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission voted to approve the new site plan for Worland Pharmacy. David Albright, former Worland Shopko pharmacist, submitted the plans to the BAPC for their review at their regular meeting...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Worland twins to embark on professional careers after graduating from UW

LARAMIE - DeLancey Hodges remembers getting into a scrap in elementary school and then his sister, Shelby, jumping in to save him. That was probably the last time he had angry words with his twin....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 16, 2019 

Child Protection Team brings two-day summit to Worland

WORLAND — A premiere two-day workshop for professionals who work with children is coming to Worland, thanks to the efforts of the Washakie County Child Protection Team (CPT), part of the Wyoming Department of Family Services. Bob Vines, Washakie...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

MAY 16 Wyoming News Briefs

State to seek death penalty in Lovell murder case LOVELL (WNE) — The Big Horn County Attorney’s Office will be pursuing the death penalty in a homicide case involving a man from Lovell. In a recent filing with the court, County Attorney Marcia...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder

THERMOPOLIS (WNE) — On Monday in Hot Springs District Court, Hugo A. Luna Aguero entered a guilty plea to an amended felony charge of second-degree attempted murder. The charge is amended from a felony of first-degree attempted murder, and a second...

 
 By Sarah Pridgeon    News    May 16, 2019 

Man acquitted in 2018 Sundance murder case

SUNDANCE — If the woman you loved was thrown to the ground in the midst of an argument, would you step in to end the threat by whatever means necessary? If you cannot definitively say you would have made different decisions to the ones Jessie...

 
 By SETH KLAMANN    News    May 16, 2019 

Health officials work on air ambulance plan

CASPER — Wyoming health officials are drafting an ambitious and unique plan to try to address air ambulance costs, though representatives of the life flight companies say the issue is how little they’re often paid, not how much they charge. The...

 
 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    May 16, 2019 

Trustees delay decisions on tuition, financial aid changes

LARAMIE — One of the most significant policy changes the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees was scheduled to make this week was a major change in the university’s tuition policy and financial aid. For the first time in five years, the board...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Enzi cosponsors bill to help protect gun owners' rights in states like Wyoming

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., cosponsored legislation to help protect the rights of gun owners in states like Wyoming from a potential loophole in the Gun-Free School Zones Act. Enacted in 1990, the Gun-Free School Zones Act...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Paving, Fencing Projects underway

Paving begins between Manderson and Hyattville, and south of Lovell; fencing project moves near Basin Asphalt paving has started on a pair of Big Horn County-area projects, while a right-of-way fencing project has moved to the Basin area, according t...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Discharge Permit informational meetings next week

Proposed Aethon Energy (Moneta Divide Gas Field) Discharge Permit informational meetings next week THERMOPOLIS — The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality will hold informational public meetings in Riverton and Thermopolis, Wyoming on May 20...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

MAY 17 Wyoming News Briefs

Bear spray burst clears out Pinedale Food Basket PINEDALE (WNE) – On Monday, Pinedale Community Food Basket Thrift Shop employees and shoppers found out firsthand how effective bear spray can be at repelling invaders. With garage doors raised to...

 
 By Daniel Bendtsen    News    May 16, 2019 

Gordon: UW should be leader on climate change

LARAMIE — During a discussion with the University of Wyoming’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, Gov. Mark Gordon said the university should tap its research capabilities, especially those at the School of Energy Resources, for carbon sequestration...

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    May 16, 2019 

Lawmakers still looking for ways to prevent early coal plant closures

CHEYENNE – Four of Wyoming’s coal-fired power plants have been identified as potential targets for early closures to save money. And state lawmakers have worked to put up as many roadblocks as possible to keep Rocky Mountain Power from turning...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

May 09, 2019

Print subscribers look for the following inserts this week • Blair's, Reese&Ray's IGA, Bomgaars, Sutherland's and Big Horn Co-op....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 9, 2019

Citizen requests for upcoming events approved

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved several requests from citizens at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. They approved allowing camping at Newell Sargent Park this weekend for the annual Mother’s Day softball tournament. Armando Parra...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 9, 2019

Environmental Impact Statement released for proposed reservoir near Hyattville

WORLAND – Last week the Bureau of Land Management Worland Field Office released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Alkali Creek Reservoir Project near Hyattville. The proposed pr...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

One-Ring Phone Scam Can Rack Up Big Bills

Scams that involve phone calls are nothing new, it remains one of the top ways that scammers target consumers. But a new scam involves a phone call that just triggers one ring on your phone. Consumers all over the country are reporting the scam. Luck...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

MAY 10 Wyoming News Briefs

Whooping cough cases in Campbell County draw warning GILLETTE (WNE) — A cluster of at least five cases of whooping cough in Campbell County has occurred over the past week and is drawing warnings from the Wyoming Department of Health. Whooping...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

MAY 9 Wyoming News Briefs

Man facing five felonies in Cheyenne chase CHEYENNE (WNE) — The man who shot at law enforcement while leading them on a high-speed chase through Cheyenne on Friday is facing multiple charges, including five felonies. Dominique Childers was arrested...

 

Experts say McCormick report should be made public

CHEYENNE — Experts in Wyoming public records law say Laramie County School District 1 officials have no legal basis for denying public access to McCormick Junior High's report on bullying. The district announced it had wrapped up its investigation...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

UW Board of Trustees to Interview Three Candidates for Acting President

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will interview three candidates for the office of acting president of the university during an executive session Wednesday, May 15. The candidates are Chris...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Flags at Half Staff Wednesday

Governor Mark Gordon, pursuant to President Donald Trump's Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May...

 

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