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By Karla Pomeroy

Pursuit continues for disaster declaration


August 18, 2017

WORLAND — Things are looking favorable for Washakie County to get its first federal disaster declaration, according to Washakie County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Jeff Schweighart.

Schweighart said following a meeting Tuesday with the Washakie County Commissioners, City of Worland officials, Wyoming Office of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials “it sounds favorable and positive” that Washakie County would be included in the federal disaster declaration for snowmelt runoff flooding that occurred in July.

According to the White Ho...

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