Washakie County

CHEYENNE (WNE) —  The federal government announced Thursday it is giving several million dollars to a Wyoming telecommunications provider so it can add fiber lines capable of delivering super-fast broadband. Cody-based Tri County Telephone Association Inc. is set to receive $9.6 million from the U....
WORLAND (WNE) — A reward is being offered for the arrest and conviction of those involved in shooting signs in Washakie County, including two particularly expensive solar-powered signs that read back drivers’ speed to alert them if they’re exceeding the limit, according to Washakie County Sheriff...
WORLAND — — On June 30, authorities were called to a residence north of Worland for a report that a man threatened another man with a gun.  According to an affidavit filed in Washakie County Circuit Court, the incident stemmed from a dispute between Donald Orr and his then-ex-girlfriend. The ex-...
WORLAND — — On June 30, authorities were called to a residence north of Worland for a report that a man threatened another man with a gun.  According to an affidavit filed in Washakie County Circuit Court, the incident stemmed from a dispute between Donald Orr and his then-ex-girlfriend. The ex-...
CHEYENNE — While the state government is experiencing a financial structural deficit, Laramie County School District 1 officials are looking for funding solutions. Some of these include possibly placing the responsibility on the Laramie County taxpayer through issuing bonds. LCSD1 also could sue...
CASPER —Wyoming ranks above average in the nation for student reading performance. But this ranking doesn’t show the full picture.  Raw scores reveal that many Wyoming students struggle with reading. That’s a problem a bill signed into law last week seeks to address.  The ultimate goal of Senate...
FROM WYOFILE: Shrinking communities brace for budget impacts   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   It’s not so quiet in Mills anymore. The industrialized Casper suburb, home to just 2,500 people 20 years ago, now boasts a population of more than 4,000. A 17% population spike since the last census in...
Census shows Wyo population up 2.3%   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — America’s least populated state is growing, though much slower than most of the nation. The U.S. Census Bureau released population data from the 2020 census count Thursday, revealing that...
Wyoming counties top list of most vaccine-hesitant in nation   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – Wyoming is home to the 11 most vaccine-hesitant counties in the nation, according to statistical modeling conducted by an arm of the U.S. Department of Health and...
Mask orders approved; majority of Wyoming counties to enact rules   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – Local mask mandates have been approved in 12 Wyoming counties, with requests from Washakie and Converse counties still being reviewed.  Nine counties had...

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