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December 14, 2018

my true love sent to me: Eleven Pipers Piping Ten Lords a Leaping Nine Ladies Dancing Eight Maids a Milking Seven Swans a Swimming Six Geese a Laying Five Golden Rings Four Calling Birds Three French Hens Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear...

 

December 13, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    December 13, 2018 

Enzi blocks bill to extend Agent Orange benefits to Navy vets

WASHINGTON, DC – A bill overwhelmingly supported by the U.S. House of Representatives was killed in the Senate on Monday, when Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming objected, citing the increasing cost of care for U.S. Navy veterans exposed to Agent Orange...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    December 13, 2018 

Parent survey reveals few concerns

TEN SLEEP – Surveys taken during parent-teacher conferences showed parents were generally pleased with what the district is doing. During the Ten Sleep School Board December meeting Monday evening, Ten Sleep School Principal Levi Collins shared...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    December 13, 2018 

Six Black Thunder students participate in Rose Parade

WORLAND – Thanksgiving week, 154 musicians and color guard members from the 2018 Wyoming All State Marching Band (WASMB) headed to Philadelphia and participated in the country’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade. Out of the 154 participants, six of...

 

Public Notice WCSD #1 Request for Proposal- Internal Connections

Public Notice WCSD #1 Request for Proposal- Internal Connections...  PDF

 

December 12, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    December 12, 2018

Fair Board eliminates gate fees for 2019

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met Monday evening, and passed a motion to eliminate gate fees for the fair, in favor of fees for individual events such as the rodeo and music acts. With a vote of 3-2, the board effectively alleviated a...

 

Proposed vocational building is a cause for concern

TEN SLEEP – At their regular school board meeting Monday evening, Ten Sleep School board members heard from concerned residents about the proposed building of a new vocational building across from the school on the west side. Ten Sleep resident...

 

Displaced family feeling devastation of loss

WORLAND — In nearly the blink of an eye everything you’ve had is gone. That’s the devastation being felt right now by Worland resident Robyn Hance and her son, who were displaced from their home Nov. 29 after a grease fire. Hance said she has...

 

Public Notice of Hearing- Change in Funding

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 By Alex Kuhn    News    December 12, 2018

National Park Foundation and Subaru aiming to help keep National Parks clean

WORLAND - According to the National Park Service, in 2017, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park saw a combined 7.4 million visitors. While that's roughly eight times the population...

 

December 11, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    December 11, 2018

County completes successful Hazmat exercise

WORLAND – Local agencies and infrastructure organizations completed a county-wide full-scale exercise last Saturday, to enact a hazardous materials event. The event was a success, with 18 local...

 

Guardian offers town hall meetings

WORLAND — Guardian Flight and the AirMedCare Network Membership program are hosting three question and answer Town Hall Sessions for Washakie County residents. The sessions are available for anyone who wishes to talk one-on-one with a network...

 

Teacher evaluation, special ed cap highlight legislative meeting

WORLAND — School district representatives from Worland, Ten Sleep, Thermopolis and Basin met with local legislators on educational issues ahead of the upcoming legislation session in Worland Friday afternoon. Washakie County School District No. 1...

 
 By Ramsey Scott    News    December 11, 2018

Legislature to review several tax bills in 2019

CHEYENNE — Start a conversation about Wyoming state government’s finances with lawmakers or outside observers, and inevitably the talk will move to the need for the state to diversify where it gets its money.  Currently, just less than 50...

 

December 08, 2018

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Northern Wyoming News, a weekly newspaper coming in 2019

WORLAND — The Northern Wyoming Daily News has seen plenty of changes in the past 79 years and in year 80 another big change is coming. The Northern Wyoming Daily News will become the Northern Wyoming News, dropping daily from its name as it...

 

Remembering Pres. George H. W. Bush's visit to Worland

WORLAND – In 1988 the residents of Worland experienced an once-in-a-lifetime event that rarely, if ever occurs in rural Wyoming, a national figure taking the time to not only visit but to sit down and enjoy a meal alongside community members. Then...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    December 8, 2018

Commission seeking Bighorn camping working group

WORLAND – After a 2016 study by the Bighorn Mountain Coalition, county commissioners from Washakie, Johnson, Sheridan and Big Horn counties are seeking two to four members each for a working group to determine best use based on recommendations for...

 

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