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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants to recognize youth who have made significant contributions to the outdoors. The department is accepting nominations for its newly-created Wyoming Youth Conservationist of the Year. The award honors a Wyoming resident 18 years or younger who has demonstrated leadership and accomplishment in any aspect of conservation, either individually…

The Northern Wyoming News reports that local artist and Worland resident Matt King earned a prestigious award for his woodturning. King earned the prestigious award of Best in Show at the 65th annual Summer Fest Arts Faire in Logan, Utah, for his natural edge bowls, pens, wine stoppers and vases created by woodturning. King didn’t…

The Thermopolis Independent Record reports during an assembly Tuesday afternoon at the Hot Springs County high school auditorium, the Wyoming Association of Secondary School Principals (WASSP) recognized Breez Longwell Daniels as the 2019-20 Wyoming Principal of the Year. After receiving her award Daniels spoke to the assembled high school students. Daniels shared how she graduated…

Grant Gerharter, south Cody game warden, was named the “2018 Wildlife Officer of the Year” for Wyoming. The award is given annualy by the Shikar-Safari Club International, and honors an officer whose efforts during the year displayed outstanding performance and achievement. Gerharter’s nomination noted his fair and thorough approach to law enforcement. Known for his…

Washakie Medical Center (WMC) was awarded a 2018 Hospital Quality Excellence Award by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health during this years’ Wyoming Hospital Association Annual Meeting and Convention in Casper. To earn the award, hospitals had to meet six categories of criteria, including antibiotic stewardship elements, patient and family engagement activities, care coordination elements and leadership qualities.…

An audio version of this news available here. The Denver Jake Fire is burning 16 miles southeast of Worland. The fire, as of an update from the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming Facebook page, has grown to 1,500 acres as of Tuesday morning. The fire is in inaccessible terrain burning through sagebrush and juniper at…

An audio version of this news available here. Washakie County Attorney’s Victim/Witness Coordinator Bob Vines is one of 35 nationwide honorees for their work toward ending sexual violence. Vines was nominated for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s (NSRVC) 2018 Visionary Voice Award by the Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (WCADVSA). Specifically,…


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