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 News    March 23, 2023 

March 23, 2023

Learn how you can be the proud owner of the historic Winchester bridge....

 By AVERY HOWE    News    March 23, 2023 

Erickson honored as Ten Sleep Teacher of the Year

Ten Sleep School Superintendent Annie Griffin gathered students and staff in the Ten Sleep gym on Tuesday, March 14 to announce the 2023 Teacher of the Year. Words of praise echoed off the walls as...

 By AVERY HOWE    News    March 23, 2023 

Winchester bridge looking for new home

At a Washakie Museum and Cultural Center meeting on March 14, the Board of Directors decided not to accept the relocation of Cottonwood Creek Bridge in Winchester to museum property. In 2021, the...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 23, 2023 

'Boardsmanship' and personnel highlight Thermopolis school board meeting

School Board Chairman Sherman Skelton introduced the topic of boardsmanship during the March 16 meeting of the Hot Springs County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees to remind the board and the community on their responsibilities as a board....

 News    March 23, 2023 

Local artists seek to revive artist guild

A "call to artists" is being put out by a new group forming an artists' guild in Worland for the surrounding Big Horn Basin. Sherry Stottler, town artist and art teacher at the Worland Senior Center,...

 By AVERY HOWE    News    March 23, 2023 

Debbie Hammons speaks on female leadership and representation

When Debbie Hammons was first elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives in 2005, a reporter asked her how it felt to be a minority. She replied, "Which minority are you talking about? Being a...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 23, 2023 

U.S. Rep. Hageman introduces Native American land lease bill

U.S. Rep. Harriet Hageman (R-Wyoming hand delivered news from her work in Washington, D.C. during her Town Hall meeting at the Ten Sleep Senior Center on March 16. Hageman, who was sworn into office i...

 News    March 23, 2023 

Game and Fish seek public input on 2023 hunting season proposals

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct open-house meetings throughout the Big Horn Basin and one final meeting in Worland to discuss 2023 hunting season proposals for small game, game... Full story


March 16 2023

Get some ideas from our Grow Washakie articles for your garden this spring....

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 16, 2023

Contract renewed for Ten Sleep principal

The Washakie County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees, following an executive session voted to renew Principal Robert Griffin’s contract for another two years. Griffin is in his first year as principal at Ten Sleep. Senior class Also during...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 16, 2023

Rep. Winter's wolf depredation compensation bill passes after years of consideration

State Rep. John Winter (R-Thermopolis) excitedly announced the passing of House Bill 188 during the recent 67th Legislature General Session. In an interview March 9, Winter spoke about his experience at the General Session. He said “It was...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 16, 2023

Two Worland Speech and Debate students earn state title

The Worland Speech and Debate team finished in fourth place in 3A at the state tournament in Cheyenne last weekend, with two team members having earned first place overall. Coach Rick Dorn said...

 By AVERY HOWE    News    March 16, 2023

WHSAA State Spirit Competition a show of unity

Worland High School's cheerleaders had two goals going into the Wyoming High School Activities Association State Spirit Competition on March 8: Zero deductions on their State Cheer Game Day...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 16, 2023

Extend your growing season with a high tunnel

WORLAND – Laramie County horticulturist Catherine Wissner gave a lecture via video conferencing on gardening in a high tunnel during the Grow Washakie event March 4 at the Washakie Museum &...

 By SEAN MORTIMER    News    March 16, 2023

Ten Sleep welcomes new recreational district president

TEN SLEEP – After having been a member of Ten Sleep’s Recreational District since 2006, Rachel Casteel has retired as president, and Leah Linster has stepped in to fill the position. The change was announced at the March 7 Ten Sleep Council...

 By AVERY HOWE    News    March 16, 2023

Plant for pollinators this growing season

WORLAND – Eight hundred species of bees pollinate the state of Wyoming, and University of Wyoming Extension Small Acreage Outreach Coordinator Jenny Thompson taught how to attract them all to your yard during the Grow Washakie Workshop at Washakie...

 By Sofia Saric    News    March 16, 2023

Family sues Amazon over crash

Via Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A family is accusing Amazon of negligently employing “dangerous” drivers and trucking companies to conduct business in Wyoming, which led to the wrongful death of a husband and father on Interstate 80 in... Full story


County Does Have a Plan on Ambulance Financing

In an editor's note on a letter to the editor in the March 16 issue of the Northern Wyoming News it stated that the county did not have a plan for funding the ground ambulance but had looked at a quarter of a cent sales tax option last year. The... Full story


Invisibility, leprechauns and national pride tied to wearing green

Part of what makes celebrating St. Patrick's Day so enjoyable is the scores of traditions surrounding the holiday. The month of March ushers in parades, festive foods, lively music, and as much green...


Governor Vetoes Bill that Would Have Confused Voters

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon exercised his veto authority on Senate File 131- Prohibition on delivery of unsolicited ballot forms today. The Governor signed several bills this session to strengthen election integrity and security, but... Full story


March 9 2023

Read about local legislators' thoughts after the General Session....

 By AVERY HOWE    News    March 9, 2023

Museum to consider lead paint options for bridge

WORLAND — Representatives from Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT), Washakie County Road and Bridge, Washakie Museum & Cultural Center and contractor C&G gathered to discuss the ongoing Winchester Bridge project with Washakie County...


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