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Worland City Council formally votes to fight census figures

WORLAND — The Worland City Council voted unanimously to appeal the 2020 census figures, even discussing the option of a mid-decade count.

Mayor Jim Gill outlined his case before the council, noting that he personally does not feel Worland’s population dipped below 5,000. Worland’s population per the 2010 census was 5,487. The population in 2020 was at 4,773, a drop of 714 or 13%.

“I think we have...