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 By ZACH SPADT    News    September 1, 2022

Glade appointed to hospital board

WORLAND — Washakie Medical Center has a new board member. The Washakie County Commission recently appointed Worland resident Chuck Glade to the hospital’s oversight board. Located in Worland, Washakie Medical Center is a county-owned building...

 

Raccoon causes power outage

CODY (WNE) —A raccoon, not a storm, is to blame for Cody’s Aug. 24 power outage, the second time in two years that a raccoon has turned off the lights. The outage lasted for approximately two hours, from roughly midnight to 2 a.m. According to... Full story

 

Park County deputy shoots, kills armed suspect

POWELL (WNE) — A Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed a suspect who had charged the deputy with a gun Tuesday afternoon after fleeing down a canal road, according to a sheriff’s office release. The incident occurred at 2:56 p.m.... Full story

 

Burlington graduate launches app to provide rural youth mentorship, support

GREYBULL — A Burlington High School graduate has created an app that aims to provide rural youth the mentorship they need to thrive. The app, called Positivity Outward, empowers middle school, high school and college students to choose from 45... Full story

 
 By Mark Davis    News    September 1, 2022

Stopping the stigma: After losing a loved one to suicide, Powell resident aims to help those suffering from mental illness

POWELL- The family of Thomas "TG" Howard wanted to make sure they didn't hide his mental illness and depression, listing it as his cause of death in his obituaries. It was important to find a positive... Full story

 

August 25, 2022

Look inside for First Day of School Photos, Bluegrass and BBQ coverage, fall sports previews and schedules....

 
 By Matt Adelman    News    August 25, 2022

Man found guilty of 13 felony charges in shooting of hunters

DOUGLAS — A Converse County jury took about three hours Thursday to convict Solomon Bolen on 13 of 15 felonies stemming from the attempted murder of three California hunters just short of a year ago. The 42-year-old Douglas-area resident was charge... Full story

 
 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 25, 2022

Washakie County takes no action on 1/4-cent tax

WORLAND — Citing fears that a new quarter-cent sales tax would “torpedo” other continuing taxes on the ballot this fall in Washakie County, the Washakie County Commission declined to take up a ¼-cent sales tax to help fund the ambulance...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 25, 2022

Start of school year focuses on mental health, suicide prevention

Parent presentation next Tuesday, Aug. 30 WORLAND — Washakie County School District No. 1 is inviting parents to a virtual presentation with the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide next...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 25, 2022

American Heroes BBQ wins second straight championship

WORLAND - American Heroes BBQ out of Glenrock earned the overall championship for the second straight year at the Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship last Saturday in Worland. American Heroes BBQ also...

 

Public forum Tuesday on dispersed camping on forest lands

SHERIDAN — Bighorn National Forest recreation managers are hosting a series of six public forums to collect input on dispersed camping management. Interested forest users may join anytime during the meeting and stay as long or as little as you... Full story

 

Truck driver killed in mountain accident

BUFFALO (WNE) — For the second time in two months, a semitrailer lost control on the way down the mountain on U.S. Highway 16 West and plunged into Mosier Gulch. This time, the driver was killed. Javier Cardoso-Reyes, of Katy, Texas, was pronounced... Full story

 
 By Trina Brittain    News    August 25, 2022

Never forget: Local firefighters recall 'the darkest day' in America

ROCK SPRINGS - Every year, thousands of participants across America walk, climb and run to remember those who sacrificed their lives to save others on Sept. 11, 2001. In Rock Springs, firefighters... Full story

 

UW wants another $54M from Legislature

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming will make a supplemental budget request of $54.65 million to the Wyoming Legislature for unforeseen financial needs this academic year. If approved, UW officials say the additional money will account for gaps in... Full story

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    August 25, 2022

Mysterious moth-eating grizzlies have a people problem

ABSAROKA RANGE—Andy Pils was silent as he scanned with his Vortex spotting scope, its lens focused on a steep, talus-covered mountainside some 2.5 miles away. Two weeks before, 10 grizzly bears were clustered together in the same area flipping rock... Full story

 

Cyber Security

Hacker’s Brief 8/29/2022 Hacker's Brief outlines recent scams reported by residents in Wyoming. Please be aware of these and many other scam Laura Baker, CISM, MBA, ARM, BS Marketing Executive Director, CyberWyoming President, CyberWyoming... Full story

 

August 18, 2022

Check out complete election coverage in this week's issue, as well as Nowoodstock Photos....

 

Crossing oceans: Couple flees Ukraine and celebrates birth of baby in Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS - A new bundle of joy was recently born at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. However, her parents faced several challenges leading up to her arrival. Gerhard and Anastasia Talbot... Full story

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

Council candidates could face opposition from write-ins

WORLAND — With each Worland City Council race receiving write-in votes, the candidates that were on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary election could face opposition in the November general...

 
 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 18, 2022

Riverside Park bike trail project moves forward

WORLAND — Worland City Council members during their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 16 moved forward with the preliminary phases of a bike trail project at Riverside Rotary Park. Specifically, council members voted unanimously to apply for a...

 

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