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 By Nicole Pollack    News    July 7, 2022

Groups sue over lease sale

CASPER — A dozen environmental groups filed two separate lawsuits on Wednesday challenging the federal oil and gas lease sale underway in Wyoming. The sale is the state’s first under President Joe Biden. Both lawsuits were filed less than a day... Full story


Wyoming Briefs July 6

Average gasoline prices unchanged in the past week CHEYENNE (WNE) —Average gasoline prices in Wyoming are unchanged in the last week, averaging $4.83 per gallon Tuesday, according to’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. Prices in... Full story


June 30, 2022

Check out our Big Horn Basin edition inside and have a happy and safe Fourth of July!...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 30, 2022

Top barley growers honors by Molson Coors

WORLAND - Top Molson Coors barley growers from northern Wyoming for the past four years were honored during Northern Wyoming Barley Field Day on Wednesday, June 22. Agronomist Dave Dougherty said the...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 30, 2022

Priest shortage results in Fr. Rodgers taking on additional parish

WORLAND - A statewide priest shortage for the Wyoming Diocese is resulting in the priests taking on additional responsibilities. Father Robert Rodgers has been the priest at St. Mary Magdalen...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 30, 2022

Washakie County Public Health holding COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children 6 months to 5 years old

WORLAND – Washakie County Public Health Nurse Manager Amanda Heinemeyer informed the commissioners during the Washakie County Commissioner meeting Tuesday, June 21, that Washakie County Public Health had received a stock of vaccines for those 6...


Clinic sees appointment increase

CASPER — The Women’s Health Center & Family Care Clinic of Jackson — the only clinic in Wyoming that provides abortion services — is feeling the regional impacts of abortion bans following the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade... Full story


Veterans assistance in Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park and Washakie counties

CHEYENNE – A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services around Wyoming cities throughout July. Brad Cline is available to meet with veterans and their families to...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 30, 2022

Date set for crematory appeal hearing

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission set a date for an appeals hearing at their regular meeting Monday. Clayton Draggoo, funeral director for Veile Mortuary has filed...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 30, 2022

BLM, city, county provide safe area for fireworks near Worland

WORLAND – As per usual for the Worland Fourth of July celebration, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Worland Field office will be temporarily lifting the fireworks ban on public lands for the holiday. According to a news release from the Worland...

 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 30, 2022

WCSD No. 1 moves garage sale to July

WORLAND – During their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 27, Washakie County School District No. 1 school board approved a motion to move their rummage sale to June in the upcoming years, as opposed to October, like it has been years...


Ten Sleep annual Independence Day celebration begins Saturday

WORLAND – This weekend, Ten Sleep will be hosting their annual Fourth of July celebrations throughout town. Events kick off on Saturday, July 2 at the 77th annual Fourth of July Ten Sleep Rodeo with the first annual Freedom Reigns Bull Blast at 5...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 30, 2022

Sunlight opens new facility in Worland

WORLAND - Just over a year after the official groundbreaking for the new Sunlight Federal Credit Union building in Worland, the doors were opened and the public was welcomed at an open house on June...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 30, 2022

Wreaths Across America honors veterans, Mobile Education Exhibit stopping in Worland July 7

WORLAND — The Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE) will be stopping in Worland as part of its 2022 tour. The stop will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at North Ninth...


June 23, 2022

Sales tax, chickens, EMS and fly-in all in this week's issue....

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 23, 2022

Percentages set for sales tax, resolution moves forward

WORLAND — The Washakie County one-cent general purpose tax committee met last Thursday to discuss the survey results and decide percentages for each of the eight entities seeking funding if voters...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 23, 2022

Work to stabilize EMS in Wyoming underway

THERMOPOLIS — How do you offer quality services at an affordable and sustainable business model? That is the question facing emergency medical services around Wyoming and around the country. To...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 23, 2022

Fly-in promotes aviation, community, city airport

WORLAND — The first-ever fly-in at Worland Municipal Airport, at least in recent history, will be this Saturday hosted by the Worland Flying Club and sponsored by the City of Worland and Sky...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    June 23, 2022

County GOP Party hosts governor debate

WORLAND — The Washakie County Republican Party will be hosting the Big Horn Basin Gubernatorial Debate next Thursday at the Worland Middle School Auditorium. While the debate is hosted by the local...


Colton James Lapp

Colton James Lapp passed away at the age of 29 on Saturday, June 18, 2022.  He was born in Lovell, on Sept. 25, 1992. Cremation has taken place. There will be a time to share memories of Colton with the family from 2 – 4 p.m., Thursday, June 23,... Full story


June 16, 2022

Get ready for 90-degree weather and warmer coming on Friday....


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