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 By Cody Cottier    News    November 28, 2019

1930s-era Jackson Hole cabin finds new home

JACKSON — The doors of the 1930s log cabin stood open as it lumbered into the “Y” intersection on a tractor-trailer, its passage through the crossroads guarded by traffic-blocking patrol cars. From afar the spectacle offered a glimpse of Jackso... Full story

 
 By Tom Milstead    News    November 28, 2019

Plan developed to permanently repair irrigation tunnel

TORRINGTON – The Goshen Irrigation District and the Gering-Fort Laramie Irrigation District have decided on the best method for permanently fixing a tunnel that collapsed along the Fort Laramie Canal in July. According to a press release issued by... Full story

 

November 21, 2019

See inside for the Blair's and Bomgaars (print and online) and Family Dollar (print only). Your blood makes up about eight percent of your body weight....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 21, 2019

New equipment and training coming for sexual abuse cases

WORLAND – A grant has been awarded to the Washakie County Victim/Witness Coordinator Office for a new camera specialized to help show more physical evidence with sexual abuse cases. According to Washakie County Victim/Witness Coordinator Bob...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 21, 2019

Supt. Phelps: SFC votes unanimously funding for new Ten Sleep School

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep Superintendent Jimmy Phelps reported to the Ten Sleep school board on Monday, Nov. 11, that the Select Committee on School Facilities voted unanimously to recommend to the Wyoming Joint Appropriations Committee to appropriate...

 

City, historic commission seek grant for downtown structure inventory

WORLAND — A joint effort between the Washakie County Historic Preservation Commission and the City of Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission could result in a historic Worland structure reconnaissance inventory. The BAPC has been...

 

Library story time: It's more than just a story

WORLAND - Washakie County Library story time every Tuesday and Wednesday goes beyond just reading a story to young residents of the Worland area. New story time coordinator and library assistant...

 

The sounds of the season

Anja Sheesley performs her solo for the Worland High School Treblesome, an all-girl choir during the Worland Choirs Fall Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Worland Middle School Au... Full story

 

UW Closes Campus Due to Unsafe Travel Conditions

November 26, 2019 -- Due to unsafe travel conditions, the University of Wyoming campus is closed today. That includes all transit services. However, essential personnel have been instructed to remain...

 

November 14, 2019

Online and print subscribers look for the Blair's and Bomgaars inserts this week....

 

BAPC mulls mural project for Worland

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission (BAPC) hopes to spearhead a community art project by learning from a mural project in Casper. The idea came to the BAPC following a conference in Casper attended by Town...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 14, 2019

Support Our Troops continues to serve overseas heroes

WORLAND – The Support Our Troops program has been sending packages to soldiers overseas since April 2003. This idea was started by Worland American Legion members Don Hall, Todd White, Jim Bailey and Herm Emmett. Each month the Legion members will...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 14, 2019

Washakie County Fair Board discusses responsibilities

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met on Monday night and discussed concerns that were brought up at last month’s meeting. The board was approached by Janet Benson, who was representing both the Washakie County Extension Office where she...

 

U.S. Senate candidate hopes to be Wyoming's voice in D.C.

WORLAND - U.S. Senate Republican candidate Mark Armstrong of Centennial describes himself as a different kind of politician, not wanting to make the millions of dollars that career politicians do and... Full story

 

Rockfall mitigation projects begin Monday

THERMOPOLIS — A three-location $664,000 rockfall mitigation project is scheduled to begin at a pair of locations on Monday, Nov. 18, with rock scaling, rock removal and repair of the existing rockfall fence west of Cody alongside U.S. 14/16/20,... Full story

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    November 14, 2019

Ten Sleep tables fireworks ordinance after petition

TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep Town Council met for their regular monthly meeting on Nov. 5, and effectively tabled a previously-introduced ordinance to allow fireworks to be discharged in town limits, during major federal holidays. Originally...

 

West Side Elementary Veterans Day

West Side students Alyssa Wantulok, Zachary Davis, Elizabeth Goble and Cameron Lloyd honor the flag with the singing of the national anthem at the start of the Veterans Day program under the... Full story

 
 By Ellen Fike    News    November 14, 2019

Democrats, Republicans tackle issue of civility

CHEYENNE — Erin Taylor joked that there were movie stars present in the Little America Hotel and Resort ballroom early Wednesday afternoon during the Governor’s Business Forum. She was preparing the guests, around 600 in attendance, to watch a... Full story

 
 By SETH KLAMANN    News    November 14, 2019

Gordon supports Health Department in face of allegations

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon said he “firmly supports” the state Health Department’s director amid allegations that a 2015 Medicaid fraud investigation was obstructed by various government officials, a charge that has been denied by those... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs NOVEMBER 14

Woman charged with attempted murder in husband’s shooting GILLETTE (WNE) — The woman accused of shooting her husband Monday morning had allegedly pointed the same gun at him four days earlier after he told her that he was ending their... Full story

 

WYDOT receives $14.5 million federal grant for wildlife crossing project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will receive a $14.5 million federal grant from the U.S Department of Transportation for a wildlife crossing project north of La Barge in southwest Wyoming. The Better Utilizing Inve... Full story

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    November 14, 2019

Lawmakers reject GPA-based incentives for Hathaway Scholarship

CHEYENNE – State legislators on the Joint Education Interim Committee turned down a bill Thursday that would have let college students receive more Hathaway Scholarship money if they reached certain GPA benchmarks. The bill, which failed by a 8-5 v... Full story

 

Gordon to testify on water statute

CASPER — Next week, Gov. Mark Gordon will head to Washington, D.C., to testify before Sen. John Barrasso’s Committee on the Environment and Public Works about potential reforms to Section 401 of the Clean Water Act. The governor is the latest in... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs NOVEMBER 15

15-year-old Cheyenne boy charged as adult for allegedly making school threats CHEYENNE (WNE) – The 15-year-old boy who caused a disturbance earlier this week at Cheyenne’s Triumph High and made threats against other schools was arrested Thursday... Full story

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    November 14, 2019

Education Committee rejects school security policies bill

CHEYENNE — Lawmakers on the Joint Education Interim Committee spent more than an hour Friday discussing school safety, though they ultimately rejected a bill requiring school districts to adopt certain security policies. The bill, which failed by... Full story

 

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