County Commissioners

The Washakie County Commissioners will convene a special meeting this afternoon at 2:00 P.M. The meeting was set to discuss the future of the Washakie County Library. The meeting is open to the public and will take place in the County Commissioners meeting room at the Washakie County Courthouse in Worland.

Emergency signs were again a topic of conversation at Tuesday’s Washakie County Commissioner’s meeting. County Fire Warden Chris Kocher, Ambulance Director Luke Sypherd and County Planner David Anderson have been assessing the work that needs to be done inside of Washakie County as it pertains to the replacement of emergency signs. Clearly marked roads and…

The Northern Wyoming News reports that the Washakie County commissioners interviewed four candidates for the Washakie County Emergency Management/Homeland Security director and have extended an offer to one candidate. Per the article, Commission Chairman Fred Frandson stated the county received nine applications and they conducted interviews with four candidates on Monday. He said on Tuesday…

Local government entities meet for their second monthly meeting today. The Washakie County Commissioners will begin late today, with their meeting getting underway at 12:30 P.M. at the Washakie County Courthouse. The Worland City Council will have their meeting at City Hall at 7 o’clock. Highlights of the city council agenda include a presentation by…

Fire and Emergency signs were back on the agenda for the Washakie County Commissioners during Tuesday’s meeting. Commission Chairman Fred Frandson opened the discussion highlighting the confusion regarding sign placement at the entrance of County roads, subdivisions and private lanes. The hope is to find a solution that will benefit the property owners and assist…

An audio version of this news is available here. Prior to the opening of Tuesday’s County Commissioners meeting, newly elected county officials took part in a swearing-in ceremony inside the District Court House. Judge Bobbi Overfield preceded over the swearing-in ceremony. County Commissioners Fred Frandson and Terry Wolf, County Attorney John Worrall, County Treasurer Doris…

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports another increase in hunting applications from both residents and non-residents last year. Game and Fish Director Scott Talbott says the hunting opportunities in Wyoming are sought after because of the high-quality wildlife, access and the experience with friends and family. Talbott says the agency thanks hunters for their…

At yesterday’s Washakie County Commissioners meeting, the commission conducted normal business, with department reports from Road and Bridge, Building Maintenance, Homeland Security and others. Road and Bridge will be losing Stuart Bower as he is stepping away from the position. A process to name a new Road and Bridge Supervisor will begin soon, but no…

An audio version of this news available here. County Road and Bridge Supervisor Stuart Bower met with the Washakie County Commissioners at yesterday’s meeting to discuss ongoing work throughout the county. An original request for 5,000 cubic yards of crushed gravel had been approved for road repair earlier in the year, but due to demand…

An audio version of this news available here. Construction and railroad crossing arm repair will begin today in Worland. Big Horn Avenue will be closed at the railroad crossing to thru traffic beginning today at 7:00 A.M. The 48- to 72-hour anticipated closure of US 20/WYO 789 will begin about 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 5,…


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