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 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 16, 2022

Pig wrestling will be different but still part of county fair

WORLAND - After being notified by email that Double D Livestock of Greybull would be canceling the pig wrestling events due to lack of swine, the Washakie County Fair Board began looking for alternati... Full story

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 16, 2022

Election 2022: ID to vote required in Wyoming

WORLAND — Voters for the upcoming Aug. 16 primary election are reminded that the Wyoming Legislature passed a bill requiring voter identification at the polls last year. Wyoming’s Voter ID Law...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 16, 2022

Washakie County School District No. 2 Salary schedules approved; Supt. Phelps says goodbye

TEN SLEEP — In Superintendent Jimmy Phelps’ final meeting, the Ten Sleep school board handled a number of personnel issues in a meeting that finished under one hour. Phelps is retiring at the end...

 

BLM welcomes Matt Marsh as manager of Wind River/Bighorn Basin District  

The Bureau of Land Management welcomes Matt Marsh as the new district manager for the Wind River/Bighorn Basin District of Wyoming. As district manager, Marsh oversees activities on approximately 5.7... Full story

 
 By BILLY ARNOLD    News    June 16, 2022

Residents displaced after Yellowstone flooding takes out roads

JACKSON -A few hours before her house was pulled into the Yellowstone River by raging floodwaters, Katy Canetta realized she'd forgotten something: A sketchbook with a drawing of her grandmother who... Full story

 

Wyoming Briefs June 16

Man gets 8-10 years for father’s beating CHEYENNE (WNE) — A man will spend up to 10 years in prison for severely beating his father, a Laramie County District Court judge recently decided. Robert Cook Bunten III was sentenced June 10 to eight to... Full story

 

June 9, 2022

Read about the most recent update on the Washakie County ambulance station project inside....

 

Ambulance crew addresses response time, safety concerns

WORLAND - During the public hearing for Washakie County's special exemption for an ambulance station on North Road 11, the Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission allowed for a question-an...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 9, 2022

Council member Lombard voices support for property tax cap resolution

WORLAND — Council member Kreg Lombard asked Mayor Jim Gill and the council to support 2022 Wyoming Association of Municipalities resolution that would support a limit on annual increases in...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 9, 2022

Worland Senior Center tops the list on tax survey, Survey shows strong support for quarter-cent for emergency medical services

WORLAND — The Worland Senior Center ranked at the top of the list for those wishing to receive sales tax funding from the continuation of the one-cent general purpose sales tax. The survey was condu...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 9, 2022

Stotts called to serve as mission leaders

WORLAND - Jack and Julie Stott of Worland have been called to be mission leaders in the Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jack Stott served as a...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 9, 2022

Commisioners accept bid for fencing project

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners opened and accepted a bid for the Lower Nowood Road fencing project during their regular meeting on June 7. Chairman Fred Frandson was absent. The bids for the project originally opened in May, but after...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 9, 2022

Ten Sleep student wins Google award

TEN SLEEP – Grace Gertsch, who will be a sophomore this fall at Ten Sleep High School, won an award from Google after submitting her drawing for the Doodle for Google contest for eighth to ninth...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 9, 2022

Stars and Pipes brings new demolition derby to Worland

WORLAND – This Saturday, Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby, a company promoting and organizing derbies, will be bringing a demolition derby to the Washakie County Fairgrounds this Saturday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the derby starts at 6 p.m....

 

Wyoming News Exchange Briefs

Pilot in fatal crash told controllers he couldn’t return to airport CHEYENNE (WNE) — A pilot whose plane crashed into a Cheyenne storage facility on Memorial Day had told air traffic control that he couldn’t make it back to Cheyenne Regional Ai...

 
 By Kate Ready    News    June 9, 2022

Wyoming in top three states for suicide, most by gun

JACKSON — Two suicides have occurred in Teton County this year, both young adults in their early twenties and both by firearm. The first occurred March 28, a 20-year-old Teton County resident who was attending the University of Wyoming. The latest... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs June 9

Man who posed as another pleads in passport case GREYBULL (WNE) — A Greybull man who lived under the assumed name of a dead man for more than five decades has pleaded guilty to two felony charges stemming from an investigation into his application... Full story

 

The history of Flag Day - June 14

The American flag is a symbol of the country's history, pride and success in overcoming political oppression. Through its many incarnations and variations, the Stars and Stripes has waved over... Full story

 

June 2, 2022

Happy June! Read our article on the race for commissioner inside this week's issue!...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 2, 2022

Second annual March for Jesus this Saturday

WORLAND – This Saturday will be the second annual March for Jesus, starting at Seventh Street and proceeding east on Big Horn Avenue. The march will begin at 10 a.m. but marchers are asked to gather at 9:30 a.m. The march will proceed down the... Full story

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 2, 2022

Miller celebrates 20 years with Banner Health

WORLAND – Rita Miller currently works as the manager of respiratory and cardiopulmonary rehab at Washakie Medical Center, where she's just celebrated working for 20 years. Miller has lived in...

 

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