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By Karla Pomeroy

Two years after flood event, bids let to fix berm


April 11, 2019

COURTESY/Washakie County Conservation District

This photo taken with a drone from Meeteetse Conservation District shows the damage to the Paxton Berm created by flooding in 2017. Bids have been let for a project late this summer to shore up the berm.

WORLAND – A project that started two years ago is now starting to see progress thanks to several partnerships and a federal grant. The Washakie County Conservation District (WCCD) is the lead agency on the Paxton Berm project to repair the berm along the Big Horn River behind Big Horn Co-op and Paxton Automotive.

Two flood events in 2017 created damage to the Paxton Berm on the north side of...

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