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More than 72 miles of right-of-way fencing will be replaced in a $1.6 million project currently under way north of Worland alongside U.S. 20. “The work will take place in 10 different locations throughout the Big Horn Basin,” said Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer Michael Miller of Basin. Other sections of new right-of-way fencing…

Bus Service has restarted in the Big Horn Basin with company Express Arrow running the lines. Wendy Corr from our Cody News Desk with the story. Janice Johnson with Express Arrow says that the first bus service in Northwest Wyoming in four years will run north through Wyoming today, beginning in Cheyenne at 6 a.m.…

Young people in the Big Horn Basin are encouraged to apply for an award that would garner a free lifetime game bird and small game license. Youth ages 14-17 can apply to the Tom Easterly Memorial award, which was established in the spirit of the former Greybull biologist who served from 1992 through 2014. To…

Shopko Hometown in Worland will be closing its doors late this Spring. A report from the Northern Wyoming News indicates the scheduled store closing is May 12th. Other Shopko stores around the Big Horn Basin had already announced closings; including the Thermopolis and Greybull stores. Greybull’s Shopko doors are expected to close on March 2nd.…

The seasonal winter closure for shed antler and horn hunting begins on Jan. 1 for many sections of public land, state land and Wyoming Game and Fish Commission wildlife habitat management areas throughout Wyoming. Quote, “The shed antler regulation was authorized by the Wyoming Legislature and adopted by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission in…

Some progress has been made with Greybull’s outdoor swimming pool project. Concrete was poured for the floor of the new pool. It’s being built next to the Community Center in Greybull. That’s according to an article in the Greybull Standard. Which also noted that community support was in full force that day, in the form…

  Guardian Flight and the AirMedCare Network Membership program are hosting three question and answer Town Hall Sessions for Washakie County residents. The sessions are available for anyone who wishes to talk one-on-one with a network representative or have questions about the program answered. All meetings are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first…

  The Greybull Shopko store will be closing at the end of February. That’s according to an announcement made by the company last Wednesday. An article in the Greybull Standard reports that the Greybull store is one of 39 stores in 13 states that will be closing its doors, and the only one in Wyoming.…

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow was unanimously chosen as president-elect of the Council of Chief State School Officers’ Board of Directors on Wednesday. Quote, “It’s an honor to represent Wyoming at the national level. My hope is to be a strong voice for rural education and prioritize issues that impact our state, such…

An audio version of this news available here. Today’s news begins with a story from Wendy Corr at our Cody News Desk. Just over a year ago, Greybull and Worland residents were braced for flooding. This year, the river is clear. That’s thanks to better weather and the removal of a sandbar in the Greybull…


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