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Worland Track brings home plenty of medals from state meet
WORLAND - The early goings of the 2018 track and field season were spoiled by weather, and in a fitting measure the season's final meet, the 3A State meet in Casper, had plenty of bad weather.
Learning the uniqueness of Wyoming
Sitting down for an interview before an open house with Worland area residents at the Worland Community Center Wednesday morning, Nichols said working at UW has, for the most part, been what she has expected, but there have been few surprises or "learning experiences" along the way.
EON NRG proceeds with Silvertip field development program
Following the successful recompletion of the 35-28F gas well in February 2018, EON NRG Ltd is proceeding with the preparation for permitting of a further two gas well recompletions at its Silvertip Field in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming.
Ten Sleep students learning to give back
Wednesday, after taping Ten Sleep School social studies teacher Dane Weaver to the wall, Ten Sleep School students K-6 went to the Ten Sleep cemetery to decorate the graves with flowers for Memorial Day and students 7-11 helped with the recycling program.
Local sage-grouse working group to meet in Lovell
The role of the group is to develop and set in motion local conservation plans to benefit sage-grouse and, whenever feasible, other species that use sagebrush habitats. The group will meet to review projects for funding in order to implement local conservation plans.
Tuckness to be parade marshal
Meeteetse’s Dusty Tuckness, famed as an eight-time PRCA Bullfighter of the Year, will be the grand marshal of Cody’s Stampede Parade this summer.The announcement was made Monday at the Cody Club luncheon by parade committee president Mack Frost. The event also featured Stampede Board members kicking
Meeteetse track team finishes strong
Hunter Johnson’s showing in the boys 100 meters, 200 meters and high jump, and Matti May’s performance in the girls pole vault, 4x100-meter relay and the 200 meters, meant they could not pass through metal detectors unnoticed at an airport.Each Meeteetse senior collected enough medals at the 1A Stat
EDITORIAL: Amid a deadly May on Wyoming highways, drive safely and buckle up
On May 10, a 21-year-old from Gillette died in a one-vehicle rollover near Gillette. A head-on collision near Torrington on May 13 claimed the lives of two people — a 67-year-old from Torrington and a 22-year-old from Tennessee. The following day, on May 14, an 81-year-old woman from Virginia was ki
NTSB Determines Cause of Fatal 2016 Wyoming Plane Crash
WORLAND, Wyo. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says pilot error is likely to blame for a December 2016 plane crash in central Wyoming that killed the pilot and injured a passenger.According to the NTSB report, investigators said the "pilot exceeded the airplane's critical angle of att
Editorial: Get involved with local elections
Granted, there will likely be incumbents running for some of the seats, but even so, competition is healthy.
City advertising for building official
WORLAND — Although the Worland City Council has not made a firm decision on whether they will proceed with hiring a new building official, following the resignation of Nick Kruger earlier this month, they have begun advertising for the position.
Trespassing in Ten Sleep leads to multiple charges
TEN SLEEP – A Basin man is facing multiple charges, including evading law enforcement, after a trespassing call in Ten Sleep resulted in an arrest on Monday.
Final Worland Middle School concert of the year tonight
After a short intermission, the middle school bands will be performing as well. The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands, along with the middle school jazz band, will be playing their songs from festival and band exchanges. The bands will be under the direction of Willie Wright and Amy Wright.
Worland and Ten Sleep track ready for final meet of 2018
Saige Jones, Kylah Mills, Gabe Webster and Maclin Wiley graduate on Sunday, but for the next three days, they'll be focused on competing in their respective events and bringing home some medals while they're at it.
Elected officials' salaries to remain the same
WORLAND – The Washakie County Commission met for their mid-May meeting on Tuesday, and voted to maintain current salaries for elected county officials, citing overall state budget woes as a reason to not consider raises at this time.
Sage Creek bridge concrete deck pour scheduled Thursday morning between Lovell and Cowley
The $11.7 million Sage Creek highway and bridge improvement project consists of road widening, bridge widening over the Shoshone River, replacement of the Sage Creek and railroad bridges, asphalt paving, and other work.
Worland Track has a strong showing in rain-soaked 3A East regional meet
As a team, the Warriors finished third and were half a point shy of second-place Torrington, three Worland athletes earned individual championships and a total of 25 WHS athletes will compete at the 3A State meet in Casper starting on Thursday.
Sound of silence: South Side drills students, parents on reunification
"The purpose of this drill is to ensure that all the kids get home with the correct person and that the person that takes them home is somebody that the parents have identified as a safe adult to take them home. It also gives us the accountability that we know exactly which adult a child went home w
Ten Sleep Senior Center nominated for award
“When we first received the transit quarterly [newsletter], if I had false teeth they would have fallen out. I wasn’t aware that we were going to be nominated. We are really pleased and happy and proud of the fact that the state has recognized us as a nominee even if we don’t win at their conference
Town, school agree to talk SRO
The two governing bodies voiced varying levels of support for the position during their meetings in the last 10 days — the school board on May 8, the town council Monday night. But unlike 2009, when the request was primarily being driven by the Greybull Police Department, this time it’s the school d