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Fourth grade teachers report on challenge
RWE principal, Catelyn Deromedi, learned about a new system during a conference she attended called the “15 Day Challenge”, and turned that information over to the fourth grade teaching team, asking them to give it a try.
Chief Washakie FFA attends University of Wyoming Cowboy Classic
Sidnee Martinez and Wyatt Wyman participated in the ag mechanics contest that consisted of overhead lap ARC welding to small engine specifications and wiring to skid steer part identification. Olivia Shaffer, Skylar Tharp and Jade Hefenieder participated in the veterinary science that consisted of p
Warriors four-peat as 3A East champs
"It was super great and we knew the boys had a shot but they still needed to do their jobs," said WHS cross-country coach Tanya Kienlen. "It's not always easy because even the best make mistakes. Usain Bolt false-started at the Olympics, that's why we kept talking about coming in and doing your job.
Band brings home Excellent rating
Last Saturday the Hot Springs County High School marching band competed at the state marching festival at the Casper Events Center, performing their show "Women of Pop" and earning an Excellent rating, a 2 on the three-point scale where a 1 is a Superior and a 3 is Good.
Discussion focuses on rural health care
Last Saturday saw a brief discussion in Thermopolis regarding rural health care.Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital CEO Margie Molitor said a large part of the discussion was in regard to the Wyoming Pioneer Home, as it is again on the “chopping block” and being considered for privatizatio...
Sunlight Madness planned at gift shop
If you’re a bit afraid of vampires or werewolves, the gift shop at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital has you covered.They will be having a “Sunlight Madness” sale in the gift shop on Friday, Oct. 26.You will find all kinds of sales on jewelry and gifts, holiday items and more from 10 a...
Left-turn arrow work on 17th Street begins Monday
Installation of left-turn arrows on top of Greybull Hill at the 17th Street and Stampede Avenue intersection and other work is scheduled to begin Oct. 22 in Cody.The $128,864 project also includes installation of a right-turn arrow at the 16th Street and Sheridan Avenue intersection, along with push
Groundbreaking ceremony set for hospital renovation
The public is invited to join the Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors and employees for a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 30 at noon in the hospital emergency room parking lot.Lunch will be provided at the event, as well as information about the hospital’s renovation and expan...
Find hidden treasures at new shop in Worland
Owner Leona Marquis said her last name is French so for the name of the business she went with the French version of treasures. She said she has wanted to open up a small curio-type shop for a while and has been looking for property in Billings, Montana, where she and her husband reside, as well as
Man arrested for slashing tires in Meeteetse
A man accused of slashing tires at the Wood River Trailhead on County Road 4DT in Meeteetse could face up to 10 years in jail and fines up to $10,000.Ryan Roemmich, 37, was arrested by Park County Sheriff deputies Oct. 7, accused by outfitters Olivia and Jacob Heiner of slashing tires on their campe
Meeteetse program a win-win for youths, businesses
Meeteetse Youth Work Force members include (front, from left) board members Angie Johnson, John Fernandez, Vickery Hall, Shane Ogden, (back) Amanda Cooley, Asa Eldredge, Mickle Ogden, Alicia Brock, Bryce Salzman, Kirwin Johnson, Lexi Allen, Leonardo Horsen, Kennedi Johnson, Taelor Ogden, Ashley Alle
A lifetime in the making: Shell resident publishes book of memoirs
Her book "My Ranch Too, a Wyoming Memoir" came out at the beginning of September and is already available in local libraries, book stores and major internet sites.
County clarifies, roads not to be closed
WORLAND – In response to some public concern and outcry, Washakie County Commissioner Fred Frandson reiterated on Wednesday that the county has no plans to close two heavy-traveled roads, but rather to restrict them to local-only traffic.
Consistency the key for the Lady Bobcats as postseason nears
THERMOPOLIS - Consistency on the volleyball court has been a big focal point for the Hot Springs County Lady Bobcats all season long. When they have attained it, they've played their best matches of the season but when it has eluded them, things tend to go poorly. The latter was the case last week f
Sideburns festival and contest in Ten Sleep Saturday
TEN SLEEP- Things are liable to get hairy in Ten Sleep this Saturday, when a local business will host the town’s first ever Muttonchop Festival and Contest, celebrating the unique sideburns worn by men made popular in the 19th century.
Lady Warriors regroup with a convincing win over Lovell
LOVELL - The Worland Lady Warriors volleyball team did not have much time to recover after Tuesday night's heartbreaking loss to the Powell Lady Panthers. They were back in action Thursday night against 3A Northwest rival the Lovell Lady Bulldogs. It took half a set for Worland to shake off Tuesday'
County moves forward on Prevention Assessment
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) requires the assessment before a grant can be given to BHC for funding for Substance Abuse Prevention Program, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (including drug abuse and illegal drug use), and Injury and Violence Prevention Program (aka Suicide Prevention
Ten Sleep School changes gears on firearms policy due to court decision
According to a story by the Uinta County Herald via the Wyoming News Exchange, The decision reads, in part, “The School Firearms Policy deals with the deployment of firearms by concealed carry license holders around children during school hours and it creates an ongoing obligation to spend money, an
Snow temporarily forces some Wyoming highways to close
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming transportation officials are reopening portions of the highways they had been forced to close due to snow and ice.Officials reopened Interstate 25 at the Colorado state line on Sunday morning after hazardous driving conditions had caused an 11-hour closure.Officials als
This Unassuming County In Wyoming Has The Worst Weather In America
Wyomingites joke about our seasons. We’ve got July, August, and Winter. It’s always windy, and sometimes when you’re lucky, it’s windy AND cold. But we still stay out here, because we love the scenery, the peacefulness, and the isolation of living in the middle of nowhere… at least that’s what we te