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August 18, 2022

Check out complete election coverage in this week's issue, as well as Nowoodstock Photos....


Crossing oceans: Couple flees Ukraine and celebrates birth of baby in Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS - A new bundle of joy was recently born at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. However, her parents faced several challenges leading up to her arrival. Gerhard and Anastasia Talbot... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

Council candidates could face opposition from write-ins

WORLAND — With each Worland City Council race receiving write-in votes, the candidates that were on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary election could face opposition in the November general...

 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 18, 2022

Riverside Park bike trail project moves forward

WORLAND — Worland City Council members during their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 16 moved forward with the preliminary phases of a bike trail project at Riverside Rotary Park. Specifically, council members voted unanimously to apply for a...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

18th Wyoming Championship BBQ and bluegrass festival this weekend

WORLAND - Five local barbecue teams will join 23 others in hopes of winning the 2022 Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship this weekend. Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival Committee...

 By Zach Spadt    News    August 18, 2022

Washakie County appoints new public health officer

WORLAND - He spent his summers traveling from Billings to Wyoming and worked at his grandfather's vet clinic. When he finished his medical training, he wanted to end up back in Worland. "That was the...


Today in Wyoming history

August 15: In 1909, an automobile racer died in a race in Cheyenne when his car struck a cow on the racetrack. August 16: In 1920, the first airplane to land in Kemmerer crashed into a tree during the process. August 17: In 1996, an Air Force cargo... Full story


August 11, 2022

Don't forget to vote Tuesday. Sample Ballot inside this week's issue....


Average gas prices drop another 19 cents in Wyoming

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen another 19 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.16 per gallon Monday, according to’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. Prices in Wyoming are 64.3 cents per... Full story

 By Nicole Pollack    News    August 11, 2022

Big discovery can't all be drilled

CASPER — Amid reports that a billion-barrel oil reserve had been discovered in central Wyoming, the company behind the find was quick to explain that it has not, in fact, doubled the known volume of recoverable oil in the state. Canadian Overseas P... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 11, 2022

Don't forget your ID as you head to the polls Tuesday; Many party nominations up for grabs at federal, state, county levels

WORLAND — When going to the polls next Tuesday for the primary election do not forget your ID. One of the biggest election changes from the 2020 election in Wyoming is the voters, who have for...

 By ZACH SPADT    News    August 11, 2022

Nowoodstock promises lineup of musicians young and old

WORLAND — There will be the Wyoming music staples like Jalan Crossland and the Patti Fiasco. Then there will be the twin brothers who weren’t born when such acts got their respective starts. And that’s for years been the theme at the annual...

 By Zach Spadt    News    August 11, 2022

Anderson steps down as Washakie County Planner

WORLAND — Washakie County Planner David Anderson last month announced his resignation. His final day on the job was Wednesday, Aug. 10. He began working for Washakie County Nov. 1, 2012. “I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve you...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 11, 2022

Council races unopposed in Tuesday's primary election

WORLAND — There are six of the nine Worland City Council seats up for election this year with four incumbents seeking to retain their seats. There are two four-year seats open in Ward 1, Adam...


Brookwell tops sheriff race

In unofficial results Tuesday night, Washakie County Sheriff's Deputy Austin Brookwell topped the ticket and won the Republican nomination for Washakie County Sheriff. Winning the Republican nominations for county commissioner were Morgan Martinez... Full story


August 4, 2022

Check out Fair Coverage throughout this week's issue....

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 4, 2022

Frandson remembered as a leader, patriot, family man

WORLAND — Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch announced Wednesday, July 27 that Commissioner Chairman Fred Frandson had withdrawn from the county commissioner race and less than a week later,...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 4, 2022

Veals get probation for 2021 incident in Big Horns

WORLAND — Father and son Niles Wesley Veal, 71, and Cody James Veal, 42, both of Sheridan County, received probation for charges that stemmed from an incident in the Big Horn Mountains in September...


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