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Voters support sales, lodging taxes by wide margins

WORLAND — Washakie County voters overwhelmingly approved continuing the one-cent general purpose tax and the 2% lodging tax on Tuesday.

The sales tax was approved by 69.7% of the voters casting ballots on Election Day, with 2,125 in favor and 925 opposed. The tax will be distributed to eight entities over the next four years — Town of Ten Sleep, City of Worland, Worland and Ten Sleep senior center...

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