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By Karla Pomeroy
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Bomb threat disrupts WHS

Threat still under investigation by local law enforcement

 

December 21, 2018

Karla Pomeroy

Lander Police Sgt. John Cunningham, dog handler for Sable, searches backpacks and other student property at the start of school Thursday as a precaution after a bomb threat was found written in a bathroom stall. At left in the photo is fellow detection dog handler Melony Hoffman from the Natrona County Sheriff's Office with her K-9 Koal.

WORLAND - A bomb threat written on a restroom stall and discovered about 4 p.m. Wednesday resulted in an evacuation of Worland High School. Concerns over the threat also resulted in students and staff entering the high school Thursday morning with law enforcement and bomb-sniffing dogs, ensuring the safety of those entering school.

According to a press release from Washakie County School District No. 1 released Wednesday evening, "At the close of school Wednesday, a student discovered and reported a bomb threat written on a restroom stall. After consulting with law enforcement officials, we...



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