Northern Wyoming Daily News - Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 100 years

By John Davis
Columnist 

Washakie Day

The Wyoming State Legislature enacted a statute in 1911 authorizing the establishment of Washakie County as a new county in the State of Wyoming.

 

December 19, 2017



The Wyoming State Legislature enacted a statute in 1911 authorizing the establishment of Washakie County as a new county in the State of Wyoming. This news was greeted with enormous enthusiasm and approval by the citizens of this new county to be. These people were ambitious, excited about their great quest to make the desert bloom, and the establishment of a county seemed to validate the risk they had taken just a few years earlier to come to the remote Big Horn Basin of Wyoming. During 1911, however, nothing changed in the Worland area regarding county government. All county governmental...



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