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 By Avery Howe    News    July 8, 2021

Red Dirt Girls honored as grand marshals

TEN SLEEP - The Ten Sleep Independence Day Parade once again filled the streets on July 4, this year with the theme of "Red Dirt and Rodeo." "The Anderson Ladies," sisters-in-law Doris and Gail were...

 
 By Avery Howe    News    July 8, 2021

First farmers market of the summer this Saturday

This Saturday the Washakie Farmers Market will set up shop on North Ninth Street between City Hall and Pioneer Square for the summer season. From 8-10 a.m. there will be a free pancake breakfast for the opening and the shopping will continue until...

 

Semi utilizes truck arrester on US 16 west of Buffalo

Buffalo, Wyo – A five axle flatbed semi hauling bags of bentonite lost control while traveling down US 16 the evening of July 7 causing it to have to utilize the truck arrestor or catch-net system... Full story

 

July 01, 2021

On this date July 1: 1776 - The 1st vote on the Declaration of Independence for Britain's North American colonies. 1916 Coca-Cola brings current coke formula to the market. 1982 Cal Ripken Jr. makes...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 1, 2021

Mental health pandemic brought to board's attention

WORLAND - Rylan Mocko, a former student who graduated in 2019, came before the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees on Monday to discuss another pandemic that he believes is ongoing...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 1, 2021

New conceal carry, voter ID laws in effect today

WORLAND – July 1 is when most bills approved by the Wyoming Legislature go into effect and this year is no different. Among the many bills that go into effect are the new voter identification law...

 
 By Avery Howe    News    July 1, 2021

Plenty of Ten Sleep Fourth of July Festivities for everyone

The Ten Sleep Fourth of July Parade’s theme is “Red Dirt and Rodeo” this year, with plans to kick off their celebration at 10 a.m. July 4, but the Fourth fun starts earlier in the weekend this Fridaynew this year is the Friday Other events...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 1, 2021

Treanor reflects on 32 years with county

WORLAND – Outgoing Washakie County Assessor Kathy Treanor was originally brought into the Washakie County Assessor's office in 1989 in order to deal with the transition to technology in the field....

 
 By Avery Howe    News    July 1, 2021

Hospital Auxiliary to host 45th ice cream social

WORLAND — After a year off due to COVID, the Worland Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its 45th Annual Ice Cream Social from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, behind the Community Center Complex. Meg Stark, retired hospital laboratory director,...

 
 By Avery Howe    News    July 1, 2021

Community Garden spreading roots

WORLAND - All summer long, the Worland Community Garden at Newell Sargent Park will be cared for by five AmeriCorps volunteers and three new Kiwanis-sponsored student volunteers. "We started with one...

 

June 24, 2021

On this day in: 1509 - Henry VIII was crowned King of England. 1922 - The American Professional Football Association took the name of The National Football League....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 24, 2021

Search begins Tuesday for next county assessor

WORLAND – Following the resignation of Washakie County Assessor Kathy Treanor, effective July 6, the Washakie County Republican Party is set to host a special assembly meeting to interview...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 24, 2021

County receives no comments on subdivision changes

WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners held a public hearing on Tuesday, June 15, to consider the proposed changes recommended by the Washakie County Planning and Zoning Commission on...

 

Chief Washakie FFA range team runners up at WyRED

The Chief Washakie FFA Range Judging team fell 19 points short of becoming the WyRED (Wyoming Range Education Days) and FFA Range Judging State Champions. WyRED was held in Uinta County, above...

 

Admiral Trucking wins Fleet Safety Award for second consecutive year

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Trucking Association and Great West Casualty Company awarded Worland’s Admiral Transport Corporation the Best Overall Fleet Safety Award for both 2019 and 2020 on May 14. The winning company was selected based on their... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 24, 2021

Veile Mortuary seeks variances for expansion, enhancements

WORLAND – The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission approved one variance and tabled another for Veile Mortuary in Worland. Veile Mortuary was seeking a variance to extend the roof of...

 
 By Nicole Pollack    News    June 24, 2021

Rig count slowly recovering

CASPER –– A year after the number of drilling rigs in Wyoming fell to zero for the first time in more than a century, the state’s rig count is inching back up. Oil prices have rebounded from their below-zero pandemic lows to more than $70 per... Full story

 
 By Nick Reynolds    News    June 24, 2021

Who is the Florida man trying to defeat Liz Cheney?

A Florida resident who has become an odd player in the campaign to replace Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney says controversial statements he made in the past, like those related to the QAnon conspiracy theory, were part of an effort to discredit a liberal... Full story

 

Researchers hunt for clues behind decline of Wyo's largest turtle

Up close, the spiny softshell turtle looks a little like a leather pancake, but few people get that kind of glimpse. In most sightings, they likely resemble an alligator, with only a long nose and pair of eyes poking out of the water, waiting for... Full story

 

Wyoming Briefs June 25, 2021

Off-duty firefighter gets teen out of burning house GILLETTE (WNE) – A local teen boy has a lot to be thankful for, especially an off-duty Campbell County firefighter who alerted him and got the teen out of a burning house Wednesday. No one was... Full story

 

Wyoming Briefs June 24, 2021

Park pursues new tip in search for hiker JACKSON (WNE) — A new tip on missing hiker Cian McLaughlin has triggered new searches around Bradley and Taggart lakes, Grand Teton National Park officials said Wednesday. A Jackson resident who recently... Full story

 

Montana man arrested, accused of starting Robertson Draw Fire

POWELL — A Bridger, Montana, man was arrested Wednesday on allegations that he started the 28,600-acre Robertson Draw Fire while off-trail on his motorcycle. John Lightburn, 55, faces felony and misdemeanor counts of negligent arson which allege... Full story

 

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on Bighorn, Shoshone National Forests

Sheridan, WY June 28, 2021 - The Bighorn National Forest Supervisor is implementing Stage 1 Fire Restrictions starting at 12:01 am on Monday, June 28, 2021. Despite recent moisture this past weekend,... Full story

 

Wyoming News Briefs June 30, 2021

Cody couple arrested with meth now face federal charges CODY (WNE) – A local couple arrested for transporting thousands of dollars of meth to Cody from Denver is now being prosecuted federally. Phillip Dobbins, 43, and Natosha Martin, 37, are... Full story

 

June 17, 2021

On this date in: 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York. Hundreds of thousands of spectators welcomed the emblematic statue, which was a gift to the United States from the people of France and has become one of the country's most...

 

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