Press Release - The annual WHP / Wyoming Highway Patrol Association Awards Banquet was help last Friday (June 24th) near Dayton to recognize members of Patrol for individual and group achievements and actions in 2015. Recognition given at the banquet consisted of awards from both the Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Wyoming Highway Patrol Association.
Press Release - Sheridan Regional Game and Fish Office personnel have received several phone calls in recent days from individuals near Sheridan concerned about low stream flows and the fate of the fish, especially trout. Low water flows combined with high air temperatures will cause water temperatures to get high enough to be lethal to trout. Warm water holds less oxygen which can
Press Release — U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) final valuation rule on coal produced on federal and Indian lands, and oil and natural gas produced on federal lands and waters.
Press Release – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Weston County has been granted a primary natural disaster designation due to ongoing drought. Governor Matt Mead received a letter from USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack outlining the designation. Producers in Campbell, Converse, Crook and Niobrara counties are also eligible for assistance as contiguous disaster
Press Release - A Wyoming State Trooper was injured this afternoon (June 30th) after being involved in a two vehicle crash while responding to a shots fired call. The crash occurred at 2:30 p.m. on June 30th at mile post 163.63 on US Highway 20/26 near the eastern city limits of Glenrock, Wyoming.
The Trooper was responding emergent to a “shots fired” call in Douglas,
Press Release - The Rockpile Museum Association invites the public to join them on Saturday, July 30, 2016 for a summer hike at Pumpkin Buttes. This year we plan to hike around and on North Butte. Bring a picnic blanket or camp chair, insect repellent, sun screen, a canteen, a hat, your hiking boots, and anything else to make yourself comfortable and protect yourself as we will be outside the
Press Release – Today the Department of the Interior released final regulations aimed at increasing royalty fees paid on the extraction of oil, natural gas and coal from public lands. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement in response:
“These regulations are a sham designed by the Obama Administration in order to raise prices and put coal, oil
Prince Rogers Nelson "Prince" died in Minnesota this morning. No report of a cause has been released yet.
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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
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,
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
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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