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 By Cyd Lass    News    August 2, 2018

Daniel Kosel and the Crue wrap up Washakie County Fair's live performances

WORLAND – This week, music lovers throughout the Washakie County have been able to find pleasure in the performances at the fairgrounds. With performances every night this week, Friday marks the end of the performance line up with a performance by...

 

August 01, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    August 1, 2018

WPLI to review public comments on wilderness areas

WORLAND -Washakie County’s Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Advisory Committee presented the public with their recommendations for the county’s Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs), last month, and the public comment period officially came to an...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    August 1, 2018

Arterial Drive to perform at Washakie County Fair Thursday

WORLAND – For anyone who enjoys live music, they would be delighted to know that the Washakie County fair will be continuing its live music tomorrow night with a performance by Arterial Drive. Arterial Drive is from Billings, Montana. It’s...

 

Big Horn Basin Folk Festival features music, storytelling, and demonstrators

THERMOPOLIS — The Fourth Annual Big Horn Basin Folk Festival is part of the Gift of the Waters Pageant Days weekend this Saturday and Sunday in Hot Springs State Park. Folk Festival events and activities start at 10 a.m. on Saturday and at 9 a.m....

 

July 31, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    July 31, 2018

Multiple fires keep departments busy

WORLAND – A series of local fires and smoke reports kept area firefighters busy this weekend, most notably on two fires south of Worland. Bureau of Land Management Bighorn/Wind River District spokesperson Sarah Beckwith said that the 2,448-acre...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    July 31, 2018

Opening bands for county fair feature artists from Wyoming and Montana

WORLAND – For those interested in live entertainment, you will be able to find some pleasure at this year’s Washakie County Fair. Alongside the usual festivities of barbecues and animal shows, the fair board’s new musical artist consultant and...

 

July 28, 2018

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 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 28, 2018

Grow Worland meeting Monday

WORLAND — City of Worland officials are inviting adjacent residents to come to a meeting and listen to how those residents can help “Grow Worland.” Mayor Jim Gill said, “We have this Grow Worland initiative. It’s an important aspect for...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 28, 2018

UPDATE: Potter Butte fire burns 2,448 acre, 100% contained as of 11:23 a.m. Saturday

UPDATE: The 2,448 acre Potter Butte Fire south of Worland is now 100% contained, per the BLM at noon Saturday. The change in acreage is due to more accurate mapping. It burned on BLM, state and...

 

BREAKING NEWS: Zimmerman Butte Fire

Per BLM TWITTER: Firefighters making good progress on new Zimmerman Fire, east of Kirby on Zimmerman Butte. Started this afternoon, it's grown to approx. 1,900 acres, burning in grass and brush on mostly public land. Resources responding include Hot...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 28, 2018

Hospital Board elects new officers

WORLAND – Thursday evening during the July Banner Health Washakie Medical Center Hospital Board meeting new officers were elected and the board welcomed Franco Romero as the newest hospital board me...

 

July 27, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    July 27, 2018

Primary voter registration ends August 6

WORLAND – Absentee voting is underway in Washakie County and the deadline for registering to vote in the Aug. 21 primary election is approaching. Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch reports that there are currently 3,927 registered voters in t...

 

Big Horn County valuation up by 6.6 percent

GREYBULL (WNE) — Big Horn County experienced a 6.6 percent increase in assessed property value during the past year, according to figures released recently by Assessor Gina Anderson. The county’s total assessed valuation grew from $201.5 million...

 

July 26, 2018

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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    July 26, 2018

Dog show kicks off Hot Springs County Fair

WORLAND – The Hot Springs County Fair in Thermopolis runs from July 30 – Aug. 3, officially beginning with the dog show at 6 p.m. Monday evening. However the horse show is Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. in the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds...

 
 By Kathy Brown    News    July 26, 2018

Campbell 'recapture' payments total almost $1 billion

GILLETTE — It was pretty much par for the course for Campbell County School District trustees in approving the district’s 2019 fiscal year budgets. Except for one thing — $11.3 million of one thing. That’s the amount of recapture money the...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    July 26, 2018

Worland Community Garden sees healthier fertilizer alternative

WORLAND – Saturday morning, the Washakie County Extension office held a worm composting workshop at the community garden in Worland. The workshop was led by Erika Rogers, a Wyoming Worm Wrangler and...

 

July 25, 2018

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