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Today's fuel prices poised to impact next year's budgets

WORLAND — Residents and government agencies alike are adjusting to fuel prices that are nearing $4.50 per gallon for 87 octane unleaded fuel and over $5 for diesel in Washakie County.

Most government officials have been able to weather the impact on the budget since the increase started past the midpoint of the fiscal year.

Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch said, “We are monitoring each bud...