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 News    May 19, 2022 

May 19, 2022

Inside this week's issue -- Ten Sleep Graduation Coverage. Worland High School special section is coming NEXT WEEK....

 
 By Sofia Jeremias    News    May 19, 2022 

Lives on the line: Working Wyo's first statewide suicide prevention hotline

CASPER — As office workers across the city prepare to head home, the telephone operators at the Suicide Prevention Lifeline in Casper are just settling into their shifts — checking systems to ensure calls aren’t dropped, brushing up on training...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 19, 2022 

Early filings show three-way Republican race for sheriff

WORLAND — After the first week of filings there is a three-way race for the Republican nomination for Washakie County Sheriff. Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rakness announced on Facebook Thursday,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 19, 2022 

Council officially declares Ward 1 vacancy; fireworks area approved

WORLAND — With Acting Mayor William Worley presiding, the Worland City Council on Tuesday declared a vacancy on the council, accepted a bid and approved the annual Fourth of July fireworks area at...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 19, 2022 

Washakie Medical Center nurse and CNO honored with DAISY awards

WORLAND - Two Banner Washakie Medical Center employees were honored with national DAISY awards at a ceremony during National Nurse's Week on Thursday, May 12. The DAISY Foundation is a not-for-profit...

 

May 12, 2022

Ten Sleep School's class of 2022 recognized in this week's issue....

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 12, 2022

Back to the future: WMC scans 150 million-year-old foot

WORLAND - Examining bone injuries on a foot is nothing new for the Washakie Medical Center radiology team, but running a 64-slice CT scan on a 150 million-year-old bone was out of the ordinary for the...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    May 12, 2022

Washakie County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day this Saturday

WORLAND – Eight agencies, working together as the Washakie County R3 (reduce, reuse and recycle) Coalition are sponsoring a Washakie County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Washakie County Landfill....

 

Anderson honored as 2022 NWC Distinguished Alumna

POWELL — Commencement exercises at Northwest College are scheduled for Saturday, May 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Cabre Gym. The ceremony will be live streamed on the NWC Facebook Page, YouTube, and Twitter, or viewers can watch directly from...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 12, 2022

The News Editorial: Covering variety best part of the job for community journalists

There are several advantages to working for a community newspaper one of which is the variety of things we get to cover on a weekly basis is perhaps the best thing about being a community journalist....

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 12, 2022

Filing period begins for city, county, state, federal offices

WORLAND — Filing period for federal, state, county and local races begins today (Thursday). Locally there are two Ward 1 four-year Worland City Council seats up, currently held by Adam Martinez,...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 12, 2022

Board hopes to finalize contracts soon

WORLAND — With the Washakie County Fair just over two months away the Washakie County Fair Board is busy working to finalize a schedule and finalize contracts for entertainment. During Monday’s...

 
 By ASHLEY SETTLEMIRE    News    May 12, 2022

Shana Harstad appointed to Ten Sleep School Board

TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep school board appointed Shana Harstad to fill the vacant position due to Sarah Anderson's resignation earlier in the month. Harstad will hold the position until the...

 

Indian school leadership ousted

CASPER — Tribal officials removed St. Stephens Indian School Superintendent Frank No Runner as well as other administrators and the entire board governing the school following an investigation that found “widespread wrongdoing of school...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

May 5, 2022

Check out Ten Sleep High School prom photo's inside this week's issue....

 
 By STEPHEN DOW    News    May 5, 2022

Bighorn Forest examines stickers to solve camping issues

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest will soon act on dispersed camping solutions brought forward two years ago by the Big Horn Mountain Coalition Dispersed Camping Task Force. The suggestions — which range from requiring a dispersed camping...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 5, 2022

County seeks public input on tax support for ambulance services

WORLAND — Washakie County voters will be asked to weigh-in on a one-fourth of a cent general purpose sales tax that will be used for funding ambulance services in the county. For the past eight year...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    May 5, 2022

Public input wanted through sales tax survey

WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners launched the survey asking residents to rank the eight entities seeking the continuation of the one-cent general purpose tax. The survey is available...

 
 By ASHLEY SETTLEMIRE    News    May 5, 2022

Anderson resigns from Ten Sleep school board

TEN SLEEP – In a special board meeting Thursday, April 18 the Ten Sleep school board unanimously voted to finalize the contracts for Annie Griffin as superintendent and Robert Griffin as principal. As a result, the board also accepted Sarah...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 5, 2022

The News Editorial: Time to set priorities with sales tax survey

Four years ago in this space I asked residents to partake in the survey regarding the one-cent sales tax. There were under 400 responses for the survey. This year I appeal to potential voters to...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    May 5, 2022

DPS employees bring life skills into the classroom

WORLAND – Two employees from Diesel Pickup Specialists (DPS) in Worland have been teaching three automotive classes since the beginning of the school year, all of which have proven to be successful. DPS owner Mike Baugh and lead technician Josh...

 

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