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Wyoming Detects Rare Human Case of Pneumonic Plague

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced today the detection of a rare but serious case of pneumonic plague in a northern Fremont County resident. Plague is a bacterial infection that can be deadly to humans and other mammals, including...

 

Two Wyoming men arrested

TEN SLEEP — Two adult men, one from Sheridan and one from Story, were arrested in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, near Meadowlark Lake east of Ten Sleep. Names have not been released. According to Washakie County Steve...

 

Governor Gordon: Biden's Federal Overreach has Gone Too Far

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced today a two-pronged plan to combat the federal overreach of the Biden Administration in proposing to mandate vaccinations. The first step involves the Attorney General preparing for legal action to...

 

September 16, 2021

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. For help call 1-800-273-8255....

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    September 16, 2021 

Murphy appointed to Ten Sleep school board

TEN SLEEP — The Ten Sleep school board interviewed two potential candidates to fill the vacancy left last month by Megan Truman. After interviews the board unanimously approved a motion to appoint...

 

Hawkins is Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame 2021 inductee

The Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) announced on Sept. 8 that Bob Hawkins has been selected as its inductee for 2021.   For more than 50 years, Hawkins operated many types of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters across Wyoming and the West....

 

New director takes reins at museum

WORLAND - The Board of Directors of the Washakie Museum & Cultural Center recently named Marian Bender as the Museum's new executive director. Bender, who assumed leadership of the Museum on Aug....

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    September 16, 2021 

Board seeks opinions for fair dates, entertainment

WORLAND — The Washakie County Fair Board is seeking residents’ opinions on the dates for next year’s fair, as well as entertainment and times for livestock shows. A survey, through SurveyMonkey...

 

9-11 Salute

Photo from Sept. 11, 2021 9-11 remembrance service....

 

Remembering 9-11

Photo from Sept. 11, 2021 9-11 remembrance service....

 

September 9, 2021

Check out our 9-11 remembrance section inside this week's issue....

 

9/11 remembrance service this Saturday

WORLAND — A 9/11 remembrance service will be at 10 a.m. this Saturday in Pioneer Square. The service, “9/11, 20 Years: We Will Never Forget,” will begin at 10 a.m. with a welcome by Master of Ceremonies Commissioner Chairman Fred Frandson....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 9, 2021

Library opening soon Tours provided this weekend

WORLAND – The Washakie County Library in Worland is closing in on its official opening, hosting an open house style event this Saturday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. during Harvest Fest. The...

 

Protesters question FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine; hospitalizations rise

WORLAND — When the Pfizer BioNTechSE COVID-19 vaccine gained full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last month, the announcement said the vaccine would now be marketed as...

 
 By Ellen Fike    News    September 9, 2021

COVID patient raises money for CNA's shoes

CHEYENNE – Bob Vines went to the emergency room at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center on July 17 with COVID-19.  Now, he's in physical therapy at the Northern Colorado Long Term Acute and...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 9, 2021

Worland Flying club purchases new plane

WORLAND – The Worland Flying Club has enjoyed steady growth since its original inception in 2015, and recently added a new plane for the group to use. According to group founder and professional...

 

Man convicted of poaching in third Wyoming county

SHERIDAN (WNE) — A man was convicted of extensive poaching in the Bighorn Mountains Tuesday, making it his third county in Wyoming to be convicted of similar crimes. Sheridan County Circuit Court Judge Shelley Cundiff sentenced Russell Vick, 56,...

 

Crown Worland plant earns top safety honors

WORLAND - The Crown Cork & Seal Worland plant recently completed a two-year partnership with the Crown Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Department and is the only plant in North America...

 

Officials say oil rebounding, but work with feds still needed

GILLETTE — A year after its prices dropped below zero, oil seems to be on the rebound, but a lot of work remains to be done under the Biden administration. That was the message that three state officials had for people Wednesday morning at the...

 

A Tribute to the Fallen

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 3093 paid tribute to the 13 Marines killed last month in Afghanistan as they were attempting to assist people leaving Afghanistan. Among the 13, as depicted...

 

Governor Gordon Statement Opposing Biden Administration's Vaccine Mandates

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has issued the following statement in response to today's announcement by the Biden Administration mandating COVID-19 vaccinations: “The Biden Administration’s announcement to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations...

 

Flags at Half Staff in Honor of Patriot Day; Worland service begins at 10 am

Governor Orders Flags be Flown at Half Staff Statewide on Saturday, September 11 in Honor of Patriot Day CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide on Saturday,...

 

A timeline of the morning of September 11, 2001

On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes bound for California. The planes departed from airports in Boston; Newark, New Jersey; and Washington, D.C. Septe...

 

September 2, 2021

On this day in: 1666 – Great Fire of London 1789 – The Us Treasury Department was established. 1945 – Japan’s surrender from World War II was signed aboard the USS Missouri....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 2, 2021

New school year starts Tuesday; includes early release, no masks

WORLAND – After an extended summer due to a calendar change Worland area schools are heading back to school this Tuesday, Sept. 7, in a completely different environment from a year ago. This year...

 

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