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 News    April 2, 2020 

April 02, 2020

Stay home if you are ill, practice good hygiene, adhere to social distancing requirements. We're All in This Together #WashakieCountyStrong #WyomingStrong. This week's issue has been reduced to 16 pages. Look for Pizza Hut, Bomgaars and Bloedorn...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 2, 2020 

Helicopter project provides unique opportunities for local businessmen

WORLAND - An old helicopter that was sitting useless in Tucson, Arizona, made its way to Worland, Wyoming, last October, and finally found its new resting place in Maryland earlier this month at...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 2, 2020 

Using 3D printers to help health care workers

WORLAND - While Washakie County only has one case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at this time, residents are working to ensure health care providers do not run out of necessary masks to protect them...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 2, 2020 

Greear announces run for re-election, looks back on budget session

WORLAND — State Rep. Mike Greear announced this week that he will be seeking another term as the House District 27 representative. Greear said that while the State Senate District 20 seat is open with Wyatt Agar (R-Thermopolis) announcing he would...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 2, 2020 

City asks people to not use toilet as trash can

WORLAND — While having improper things flushed through the City of Worland’s sewer system has been an ongoing issue, the number of items has increased over the past few weeks. One theory on the increase is people improvising when toilet paper...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    April 2, 2020 

School districts transition to distance learning

WASHAKIE COUNTY – Both Worland and Ten Sleep are beginning their transitions toward an online curriculum to accommodate social distancing guidelines that required schools to be shut down due to the...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

COVID-19 UPDATE 5 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2020: 187 state cases, Crook County reports first case

The Wyoming Department of Health Saturday evening reported 187 COVID-19 cases in the state, in 18 counties with 49 recovered. Counties that have not reported a positive case yet are Big Horn, Hot Springs, Niobrara, Platte and Weston. While the...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Support for Your Children During Stressful Times

With coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) impacting many aspects of daily life, the Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS) wants residents to remember children and parents need additional support and understanding during times of increased...

 

March 26, 2020

Look for Bomgaars insert in this week's issue. Check this website for regular updates and news on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 26, 2020

Basin resident Weeks announces State Senate candidacy

WORLAND - Linda Weeks, a familiar face to Washakie County residents as the marketing and sales supervisor for RT Communications, announced this week that she would be seeking the Republican...

 

Governor, State Health Officer extend Statewide Public Health Orders through April 17

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have extended the three existing statewide health orders through April 17 to slow community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) and protect lives. Current orders...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 26, 2020

Ten Sleep Election: Two file for mayor, four for council

TEN SLEEP — Two people have filed for the office of mayor of Ten Sleep to replace outgoing Mayor Jack Haggerty. The filing period for Ten Sleep’s May 5 election ended on Friday. Current council member Ernie Beckley, who is in the midst of a...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    March 26, 2020

Familiar face to return to school board

WORLAND – Through unconventional means the Worland school board met on Monday night and held a public meeting through phone and Zoom to discuss future plans for the school as well as approve a new board member. The new board member voted in by the...

 

Kindergarten Registration

A Special Message from East Side Principal Chris Peterson, Dear Parents/Guardians, Kindergarten Registration forms can be picked up at East Side between 7:30A.M.- 4:00P.M., Monday through Friday. These forms are available in the entryway on the...

 

School Lunch To Go

Washakie County School District No. 1 Food Services Director Heather Trauntvein delivers meals to students in a vehicle last Thursday, March 19, at East Side Elementary. The meals are being...

 

Spring Burn Jumps Out Of Control

Worland firefighters make short work of a out-of-control controlled burn near Winchester that briefly burned near some structures Monday, March 23. Burn regulations for Washakie County may be found...

 

Four Reservation Residents Indicted on Kidnapping and Assault Charges

United States Attorney Mark A. Klaassen announced today that Ashley Rose Yellowbear, age 27, Samuel Harold Friday, age 37, Kristen Jade Antelope, age 26, and Rusty Tso Tabaho, Sr. age 27, all residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation, were...

 

Mobile Food Pantry Coming to Worland Tuesday

For the food insecure across the state, Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies has scheduled the Mobile Pantries across the state to help alleviate the food insecurity brought on my the COVID-19 event....

 

Wyoming News Briefs MARCH 30

Game and Fish: shed season start nudged to noon JACKSON (WNE) — Antler gatherers and the wardens who police them will no longer have to deal with the darkness as they set out on Wyoming’s shed hunting season. Instead of midnight May 1, the...

 

Gordon OKs oil and gas tax break

CASPER — In the midst of unprecedented volatility in the global oil market, shale producers in Wyoming received a small boost Friday in the form of tax relief. Gov. Mark Gordon signed into law a bill providing reductions in state mineral taxes...

 
 By Isabella Alves    News    March 26, 2020

Wyoming Supreme Court to decide on birth certificate gender changes

CHEYENNE – A court case that would determine whether or not transgender people in Wyoming can change the their gender on their birth certificate is being decided by the Wyoming Supreme Court. The case, MH v. First Judicial District Court of...

 
 By Clair McFarland    News    March 26, 2020

Riverton couple charged with murder in Friday shooting

RIVERTON — A husband and wife were charged Friday morning in the death of 38-year-old Trevor Bartlett, who died of a gunshot wound early Thursday. Court documents state the following: On March 26 at about 5:09 a.m., Courtnie Mills, 43, called the...

 

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