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06/27/16 02:46 PM
Press Release – Bighorn National Forest fire managers are advising everyone to be alert to fire hazards as fire danger in the Bighorns was recently upgraded to very high.

     When the fire danger is very high, fires will start easily from most causes and small fuels, such as grasses and needles, will ignite readily. During very high fire danger, fires will
06/27/16 02:43 PM
Press Release - Several thousand gallons of crude oil leaked from two tanker trailers after a crash occurred on Wyoming State Highway 450 on June 26th.

The crash occurred around 9:40 a.m. on the 26th after a commercial truck hauling a semi-trailer and a pup trailer containing crude oil rolled over. The truck was traveling east on Wyoming 450 near mile post 50 (approx. 15 miles east of Wright)
06/27/16 02:41 PM
Press Release — With Independence Day fast approaching, Forest officials want to remind visitors and campers that fireworks are prohibited on the Black Hills National Forest and within the Black Hills Fire Protection District.
  Possessing, discharging or using any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic devices is prohibited on the Black Hills National Forest year-round, regardless of
06/27/16 02:40 PM
Press Release - The objective is to utilize a risk management process to develop and evaluate operational strategies that provide for firefighter and public safety, provide protection for structures, and minimize smoke impacts to local communities. 
 
Resources were on scene through the night. Crews conducted a burnout last night due to the spread of the fire which generated a 10
06/27/16 10:14 AM
Press Release – The evacuation order for Kara Creek Fire has been lifted. Residents may return to their homes.  Following additional mapping information, the Kara Creek Fire is 12,340 acres and is 75 percent contained. 

The objective for today will be to continue improvement of fire lines and break apart hot areas on the edge of the fire. During Kara Creek Fire, one home
06/27/16 06:12 AM
Press Release - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing remains important for Wyoming residents both to boost prevention efforts and to support treatment of those found to be positive, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH)
 
HIV is the virus that leads to AIDS, now known as HIV Stage 3. HIV is transmitted through unprotected sex, blood to blood contact, and from
06/27/16 06:10 AM
Press Release – Tickets are now on sale for the July 8, 9 and 10, 2016 Big Horn Mountain Festival.

"We have an outstanding lineup for 2016 and tickets are on sale now," said Paul Jarvis, one of the organizers of the event. "We have a great lineup of well known, established musicians and some great young talent."

The 2016 Big Horn Mountain festival has scheduled an
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06/28/16 08:46 AM
Washakie County School Board District #1 was in regular session on Monday night, June 27 in the Central Office. A lot of kids from the Elementary Schools, the Worland Middle School and Worland High School were recognized for earning perfect attendance during the 2015-16 school year, Saydria Russell, Emily Keller, Haley Schneider, Casey Wassum and Hannah Ozmon were honored for taking 3A All-State
06/27/16 09:29 AM
The 12th Annual Thermopolis Cowboy Rendezvous PRCA Rodeo had a very good turnout on Friday night, June 24 and Saturday night, June 25 at the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds. People traveled near and far from a number of different states to compete in the two night event. Justin Miller of Billings, Montana and Weston Garrett of Gillette split 1st and 2nd in Bareback Riding with a score of 76,
06/24/16 08:33 AM
A power pole was destroyed by a fire about 6 ½ miles south of Worland west of Lane 16 past the ag fields along the canal just before 8pm on Wednesday night, June 22. According to Worland Fire Chief Chris Kocher, an individual was burning a pile of weeds which scorched ½ an acre and the blaze got out of control burning the power pole. The Worland Fire Department was on site for two
06/23/16 08:44 AM
The Worland City Council was in regular session on Tuesday night, June 21 in the City Hall Chambers. The Council approved resolution 2016-2 consisting of the 3rd Reading of the upcoming 2016-17 fiscal year budget of $12,272,603. City Clerk and Treasurer Tracy Glanz stated that the increase in sanitation and capital projects is one of the reasons why the budget is up by over $1.1 million
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Garage Sale Saturday June 25 and Sunday June 26 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  - Sunday 10a - 1p

Many items up for sale in this garage sale. Items include:

3 - Tan Corduroy Couches
Baby Swing
Baby Monitor
Car seat with base
Crib Matress
Brand New Wine Fridge
Mini Fridge
TV
Pictures
Antiques
Brass antiques
Paint Sprayer
Women's shoes - size 7.5 and up
Men's shoes
Mini washer/dryer with all attachments
Entertainment stand
End tables
Tools
3 car tires - Very good
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