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February 22 2024

Check out local news, legislative updates from the Budget Session and more....

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 22, 2024 

Lawley's property tax awaits committee approval

After the first week of her first budget session, Rep. Martha Lawley (R-HD27, Worland) said, “It’s been a really exciting, kind of high paced week. And in my view, it’s been a pretty good week.” Within the first week, the House saw the...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    February 22, 2024 

Sen. Cooper optimistic about energy, tax bills

As the second week of the Wyoming Legislature’s 2024 Budget Session nears an end, District 20 Senator Ed Cooper of Ten Sleep had much to discuss about the first week. Cooper broke down some of his positives and negatives of the first five days of...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 22, 2024 

Breck Buer hired as building maintenance manager

During the Washakie County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20, the commissioners interviewed six applicants for the vacant position of building maintenance manager. The position was previously held by Ryan Casad, who left the position at the...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    February 22, 2024 

Principals report on anti-bullying techniques at high school, middle school

Thermopolis Middle School Principal Darren Luebbe and High School Principal Catelyn Deromedi gave a joint report on how bullying is handled within their schools to the Hot Springs County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees at the Feb. 15...

 
 By Mark Davis    News    February 22, 2024 

Saving Pond 6: Agencies combine efforts to improve habitat

Via Wyoming News Exchange POWELL - Wildlife scattered Tuesday as massive flames formed fire devils and thick plumes of smoke rose thousands of feet from Pond 6 at the Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat...

 

Congressional delegation seeks answers from Postmaster

Washington, DC – Last week, U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis and Representative Harriet Hageman, all Republicans from Wyoming, sent a letter to United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy expressing their strong opposi...

 
 By Hannah Shields    News    February 22, 2024 

Wyoming senators pushing to protect gun rights for citizens

Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Federal regulation around gun laws has prompted some Wyoming lawmakers to work to preserve gun rights for residents at the state level. Three bills were forwarded to the Senate floor by members of the Senate...

 

Tribe pushes back on hunting

Via Wyoming News Exchange LANDER — The 2019 U.S. Supreme Court decision Herrera v. Wyoming upheld tribal rights to hunt on unoccupied off-reservation land, ruling that Wyoming’s statehood didn’t supersede the treaty rights of tribal members....

 
 By Carrie Haderlie    News    February 22, 2024 

988 hotline funding cut to $10M

Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — The House Appropriations Committee slashed a request for $40 million to fund a 988 hotline trust fund by three-quarters Tuesday morning. “I’m disappointed,” Rep. Jon Conrad, R-Mountain View, said after the...

 

February 15, 2024

Lots of local news, pictures and some fun feature stories....

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 15, 2024

National bike trail heading to Worland

From the office of Wyoming Outdoor Recreation, Amy Crawford and Sherry Joslyn led the monthly Bighorn Basin Outdoor Recreation Collaborative (BBORC) meeting in Basin on Monday, Feb. 12. Rails-to-Trails project manager Kevin Belle was a guest speaker...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 15, 2024

Bringing the 'pick up man' movement to Worland

Inspired by Cheyenne Frontier Day’s Pick Up Man movement, mental health awareness events have made their way to the Big Horn Basin, including Worland. Hoping to spread the message and end the stigma of talking about mental health, a team of...

 

Speech and Disperse: Worland speech alumni coaching across the state

Locally, the legacy of Worland Speech and Debate is well-known. Having just won a championship in 3A last year, the program is renowned for its seemingly perpetual standing as a top speech and debate...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 15, 2024

Big Horn Basin native shares his stories

After a lifetime of recreating in the Big Horn Basin, retired teacher John T. Rogers recently published his book, "My Various Nature Experiences." Containing stories that range from fishing and...

 

Standoff ends, suspect dead

Via Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN - The suspect in the earlier shooting death of Sheridan Police Department is dead after more than 24 hours of negotiations. The Wyoming Division of Criminal...

 

Sheridan community mourns loss of Sgt. Nevada Krinkee

Via Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN - Sheridan Police Department staff and the Sheridan community is mourning the death of Sgt. Nevada Krinkee, who was shot and killed while attempting to serve a...

 

February 8, 2024

Check out our legislative updates ahead of the 2024 Budget Session....

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    February 8, 2024

Snow and ice causing home business issues

A Worland resident asked the Worland City Council for clarity on cleaning gutters and sidewalks and left frustrated with the lack of city storm drains. Betty Jo Jacks, who has a home-based business,...

 
 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    February 8, 2024

Legislature to debate more than just budget bills

The Wyoming Legislature 2024 Budget Session will begin next Monday, Feb. 12, at which time all government representatives in the state will convene at the Capitol in Cheyenne to begin their bi-annual work on Wyoming’s budget and other issues. Distr...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 8, 2024

Lawley enters first legislative budget session

Going into her first state legislative budget session starting on Monday, Feb. 12, State Rep. Martha Lawley (R-HD27, Worland), said, “I am excited for my first budget session. I have been working for months to prepare for this session and become...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    February 8, 2024

Local artists on display

The 2024 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition opens in the Capitol Gallery at the Wyoming State Capitol on Friday, Feb. 9 with artwork from two area artists. The Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition is a...

 
 By GRACE WALHUS    News    February 8, 2024

Worland cheer team competes at state level

Led by Cheer Coach Nickie Lloyd, the Worland High School cheer team attended the 2024 Wyoming State Spirit competition on Jan. 26 in Casper. According to Lloyd, 13 Worland High School students...

 

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