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September 20, 2018

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September 19, 2018

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 By Marcus Huff    News    September 19, 2018 

Protocols needed for Title 25 patient acceptance

WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioners heard concerns from the county Maintenance Department, Sheriff’s Office, County Attorney’s Office and Lighthouse staff after damages to the Lighthouse facility, due to several episodes from out-of-county...

 

Big Horn sheriff warns of police impersonator

LOVELL (WNE) — The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Department is warning local residents of at least one individual impersonating a police officer on north Big Horn County roads. According to Sheriff Blackburn, a large SUV has been reported with the...

 
 By Sheila McGuire    News    September 19, 2018 

Judge overturns Evanston school concealed weapons policy

EVANSTON — The Uinta County School District No. 1’s policy allowing for concealed carry of firearms by approved staff has been declared null and void.  Judge Nena James of the Third District Court of Sweetwater County issued her decision on...

 

September 18, 2018

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Teaching 8th-graders about the election process

WORLAND - Wanting to take advantage of a busy statewide election this year, Worland Middle School social studies teacher Joe Winkler invited two of the four governor candidates to speak to his...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 18, 2018

Fraser earns second all-national honors

WORLAND – November of last year Caleb Fraser was given the opportunity to go to the All-National Honor Ensembles as first chair bassoon in the orchestra. This year, Fraser's talents proved not to wa...

 

Commission weighs next step in gas flaring

CASPER — When state regulators noticed flaring in the gas fields of southern Wyoming recently, it was a matter of concern because Wyoming doesn’t allow burn-off from gas wells. But the story of flaring in the gas fields is complicated, posing a...

 

September 15, 2018

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Body of Missing Worland man found

WORLAND – Worland resident Richard Morris Rush, who has been missing since Sept. 9, was found deceased around mid-morning Friday. Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rakness stated that it appears Rush...

 

UW Trustees approve tuition changes

LARAMIE — Tuition for most University of Wyoming students will increase by 4 percent in the 2019-20 academic year, with the exception of online graduate programs for nonresidents and two other specific online programs. Following a multiyear...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    September 15, 2018

Crews fighting Black Mountain Road fire

WORLAND – Firefighting crews from several agencies are on the scene of an estimated 2,500-acre fire roughly 30 miles south of Worland, (7 miles north of Thermopolis) on Black Mountain Road, affecting both private and public lands. First reported...

 

September 14, 2018

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Judge delays grizzly bear hunts in Rockies

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge on Thursday delayed for two more weeks the first grizzly bear hunts to be held in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades, as he considers whether federal protections for the animals should be restored. The...

 

Rewarding good deeds

WORLAND – The Lovell Police Department has started an incentive program to reward Lovell children for performing outstanding acts of kindness, civic cooperation and demonstrating civic mindedness in their community. While the program is focused tow...

 

Questions still surround case of counselor charged with molesting campers

JACKSON — Some say death saved Bill Bricker from going to prison. But it also caused many questions that would normally be answered in a court of law to remain unresolved. The 94-year-old died in January 2015 while awaiting trial on accusations tha...

 

September 13, 2018

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Jackrabbit Java serves up people's choice

THERMOPOLIS — Jackrabbit Java of Thermopolis brought home the people’s choice award Saturday from the first Roasters Rendezvous at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. Roaster and Jackrabbit Java co-owner Josh Thomas said the Roasters Rendezvous...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    September 13, 2018

Ten Sleep Library hosts Cowboy Carnegies exhibit

TEN SLEEP – The Alliance for Historic Wyoming (AHW) has a traveling exhibit at the Ten Sleep Library this month, and features historic libraries from across the state, financed by steel magnate...

 

Numbers show crossover voting had little impact on race

CASPER — Allegations Republican candidate for governor Mark Gordon won his primary because of Democrats voting in the GOP contest are statistically unfounded, new voter registration numbers from the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office show. In th...

 

September 12, 2018

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Ten Sleep seniors ace the ACTs

TEN SLEEP – Monday evening in the Ten Sleep School cafeteria, before the monthly Ten Sleep School board meeting, the Ten Sleep School seniors were given a celebration for their outstanding results,...

 

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