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 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 4, 2022

Dance the night away at the 'Hometown Hootenanny'

WORLAND — Grab your partner and your dancing shoes and come out Saturday night to the “Hometown Hootenanny” at the Worland Community Center. The event is a hosted by the Washakie Museum & Cultur...

 

July 28, 2022

Check out Fair Coverage, U.S. House Candidate profiles and much more....

 

Republicans outnumber Dems again in Teton County; Dems say they're switching parties for Cheney

JACKSON — Talking to self-identified Democrats in Teton County reveals a chameleon of a voting block. That’s no surprise under the conditions. U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney’s latest 22-point polling deficit reported by the Casper Star-Tribune has been... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 28, 2022

Royalty returns with crowning ceremony

WORLAND -For the first time since 2005 the Washakie County Fair has royalty reigning over the week with the official crowning Monday night of Fair Queen Aubrie Carlisle and Junior Princess Lacee...

 

Former Worland chief to be inducted in Wyoming Fire Service Hall of Fame

RIVERTON – The Wyoming Local Assistance State Team (L.A.S.T.) announced the annual Wyoming Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service and the Wyoming Fire Service Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this week. The Ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday,... Full story

 

Fire restrictions in place after wildland fire last week

WASHAKIE COUNTY — Due to dry conditions and high fire danger, Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will begin July 28 on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District’s Cody, Lander and Worland field offices... Full story

 
 By Zach Spadt    News    July 28, 2022

New Ten Sleep superintendent, principal take dream jobs

WORLAND — There was only one school district that could pull Annie and Robert Griffin away from their positions as educators in rural Sheridan County. And when that position came open, there was no debate between the respective Tongue River...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    July 28, 2022

Frandson withdraws from Commissioner race

WORLAND - Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch announced Wednesday that Commissioner Fred Frandson has withdrawn from the county commissioner race. In a letter to Strauch and fellow commissioners... Full story

 

July 21, 2022

Check out governor candidate profiles. Also inside Fair Schedules for Washakie, Hot Springs and Big Horn county fairs....

 
 By Mark Davis    News    July 21, 2022

Plane crash kills couple

POWELL — A plane went down in the Bighorn Mountains Thursday afternoon, reportedly killing a Georgia couple traveling through the West and igniting a fire in a hard-to-access area of the Bighorn National Forest. The small plane left Powell around... Full story

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    July 21, 2022

Ten Sleep's budget includes first raise for employees in three years

WORLAND – During their mid-month meeting June 22, Ten Sleep mayor Ernie Beckley presented the budget for the fiscal year to the Ten Sleep Council. He explained the discussions resulting in the resolution breakdown and the council was firmly behind...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    July 21, 2022

Board discusses federal mandates, computer filters at library

TEN SLEEP — Washakie County School District No. 2 resident, Ruth Ann Carter asked board members what they would do if the federal government mandates critical race theory and nondiscrimination...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    July 21, 2022

Washakie County District 1 budget approved, revenues follow decline in enrollment

WORLAND — The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees approved the $24.1 million 2023 fiscal year budget at the annual budget hearing on Wednesday, July 13. Business Manager Charlie...

 
 By KARLA POMEROY    News    July 21, 2022

WC School District No. 2 budget increases slightly

TEN SLEEP — The Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved an overall budget of $37,528,810 at Monday’s monthly meeting and budget hearing. The majority of the budget, $31.9...

 

Pinedale's own Rogerson to perform next Thursday

WORLAND - County fairs and rodeos are the perfect venues for Jared Rogerson and the Rodeo Wreck and they will be bringing their "rodeo rock" music to Worland for a free concert Thursday night in the...

 

AG authorizes trigger law's use

CASPER — Attorney General Bridget Hill notified Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday that Wyoming’s trigger abortion ban “would be fully authorized” under the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade last month. That clears the way... Full story

 
 By Carrie Haderlie    News    July 21, 2022

Wyoming adopts 988 suicide hotline, seeks more funding

CHEYENNE —Ralph Neider-Westerman is executive director of Wyoming Lifeline, one of two suicide and crisis call centers in the state. He knows what it means to live in a very rural place. He knows exactly why calls made by Wyomingites in crisis... Full story

 

GOP Election Forum tackles CRT, trans-athletes, teacher shortages

JACKSON — Three GOP candidates for Wyoming superintendent of public instruction and one for secretary of state discussed topics including critical race theory and statewide teacher shortages during a forum Tuesday hosted by the Jackson Hole... Full story

 

United States Department of Defense to conduct training exercises in Bighorns

Sheridan, WY July 21, 2022 — United States Department of Defense forces are conducting training involving aviation assets in the Sheridan, WY area July 25-26, 2022. The training exercise has been fully coordinated with local government and law... Full story

 

July 14, 2022

Candidate profiles continue with State Superintendent of Public Instruction....

 

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