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December 2, 2021

Happy December!... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    December 2, 2021 

County COVID hospitalizations on the rise

WORLAND — Washakie County has seen 40 new active lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 14 days, according to the Wyoming Department of Health on Tuesday. In contrast, Hot Springs County has had o...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    December 2, 2021 

District No. 1 seeks input on next year's calendar

District No. 1 seeks input on next year’s school calendar By TOBIAS MOWERY Staff Reporter WORLAND – After multiple discussions about changing the calendar for the 2022-2023 Washakie County School Board District No. 1 school year, the school...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    December 2, 2021 

Christmas activities abound this weekend

WORLAND – Following on the heels of the Pioneer Square Lighting Ceremony last weekend, this weekend features a plethora of Christmas activities around town. FESTIVAL OF TREES RETURNS FRIDAY Activities kick off on Friday with the return of the...


Ornaments stolen from Lovell town tree

LOVELL (WNE) — The Christmas tree at Lovell’s Main Street mural park has been vandalized, with every ornament stolen from its bottom half. According to Lovell Patrol Sergeant Jonathan Mueller, it was reported Friday that from the bottom of the... Full story


Wyoming News Briefs Dec. 2, 2021

Sporting goods manufacturer to open plant in Cheyenne CHEYENNE (WNE) — Sporting goods manufacturer Wright & McGill, producer of Eagle Claw fishing tackle, announced Tuesday morning it plans to bring a new manufacturing plant to Cheyenne. The... Full story

 By CJ Baker    News    December 2, 2021 

Cody gunmaker fights to list products on state website

POWELL - Firearms manufacturers are not able to sell their guns and ammo on the state's Shop Wyoming website - and a Cody lawmaker wants the attorney general to take action against what she sees as... Full story


November 25, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! Be sure to check out our holiday shopping guide!... Full story


Local shops ready to welcome holiday shoppers

WORLAND – Several local businesses are ready to kick start the holiday shopping season this weekend With this past year being exceptionally difficult for most local businesses, they've found a way...


Pioneer Square Lighting Ceremony Friday

WORLAND — This Friday Pioneer Square in Worland will be lit up for the fourth straight year with a ceremony and celebration set to be bigger than ever. The Pioneer Square Lighting Ceremony is...


Counterfeit bills reported in area

WORLAND - The Worland Police Department and Washakie County Sheriff's Office have received reports of counterfeit U.S. currency that has recently been circulating through local businesses. The...


"It's a Hallmark Christmas" enters second year

WORLAND – Last year the town rallied together to help decorate main street from head to toe with Christmas decorations. This year is proving no different. Last year, Worland resident Brittany Tidemann started a new tradition in town called...


November 18, 2021

Go out and enjoy the nice weather!... Full story


Special Session Cost Exceed $223K

CASPER — The daily rate of the recently completed special legislative session cost taxpayers about $8,000 more than originally projected, the Legislative Service Office told the Star-Tribune this week. Critics of the special session latched onto...


'It's Who We Are' campaign emphasizes healthy choices by local students

WORLAND — The Washakie Prevention Coalition (WPC) is launching the “It’s Who We Are” campaign to work toward reducing underage drinking among Washakie County high school students. The “It’s Who We Are” campaign emphasizes the healthy...


Board seeking diversity in entertainment, food vendors for 2022 fair

WORLAND — The Washakie County Fair Board is hoping to provide more food vendors and a diverse entertainment schedule for the 2022 county fair. During the regular meeting Monday, Nov. 8, the board ag...


Ten Sleep gets community input on new school design

TEN SLEEP – After the Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees hiring Arete Design Group out of Sheridan at a special meeting Oct. 25 to design the new school, the company came to town last week to visit with staff, students and...


Local resident among those who benefited from monoclonal antibodies treatment for COVID-19

WORLAND – An emergency use authorization treatment for COVID-19 proved beneficial for one local resident. When the COVID-19 pandemic first began in the spring of 2020, no specific treatment for the virus existed. Since then, however, the Food and...


Chief Washakie FFA awarded grant for Flock to Fork program

WORLAND — Worland High School and Chief Washakie FFA received $7,000 from two grants for an egg and garden project. Worland High School received a $2,000 grant for their flock to fork program. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of...


Legislative redistricting meeting in Worland Thursday

WORLAND — The Big Horn Basin or Region 8 redistricting working group will be holding a meeting this Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Worland Community Center Complex. County clerks from Washakie,...


Commissioners approve final plat for Red Vista Village

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners unanimously approved the final plat for the Red Vista Village subdivision during the regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 16. According to Washakie County Planner David Anderson, Red Vista Village is a 19-lot...


Christmas parade requests approved by the council

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved two requests related to the Dec. 4 Christmas Lighted Parade sponsored by the Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce. Kara Anderson of Goose’s requested...

 By Mark Davis    News    November 18, 2021

Woman killed, multiple buildings lost in Clark nighttime blaze

POWELL — A fire erupted on Monday night in Clark, claiming the life of one resident — along with two homes — as it rapidly burned across 300 acres near Line Creek. Dozens of residents on Crossfire Trail were forced to evacuate in the middle of... Full story


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