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Five actions encompass the acronym ALICE – they are Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuate. School districts – like Washakie County School District #1 have taken serious steps to address what their response would be in an active shooter event. ALICE training and the scenarios that are demonstrated – and participated in by administrators and…

The Cody Enterprise reports, the Cody School Board will soon feature four new faces. In Tuesday night’s election the lone incumbent running for re-election fell short as challengers won all three four-year seats and the two-year seat. Parent and school volunteer Brandi Nelson was the lead candidate in the eight-person race for the four-year seats,…

Worland and Ten Sleep voters headed to the polls yesterday to cast their vote in the 2018 Midterm elections. In Washakie County, the national and state races were decided on a straight line Republican vote. Registered Republicans in Worland outnumbered Democrats 3257 to 407. A number of local races were non-competitive as the number of…

The Ten Sleep School Board will delay any action on its firearms policy according to the Northern Wyoming Daily News. After a district court judge ruled proper procedure was not followed by Uinta County School District No. 1 in adopting a policy that would allow approved staff to conceal carry firearms, the Ten Sleep School…

An audio version of this news available here. During Monday’s Washakie County School District #1 Board meeting, Curriculum Director Jody Rakness briefed the board on the recent release of ACT performance results. Worland High School students performed at or slightly above statewide levels on the test. Rakness did state to the board that teachers and…

An audio version of this news available here. Washakie County School District #1 Trustees and Superintendent David Nicholas began a discussion on implementing an early release schedule as early as next school year. The early release day would take place on Friday’s each week. Teachers and administrators in attendance at last night’s meeting expressed interest…

An audio version of this news available here. Officials in Yellowstone National Park say they don’t plan to capture or kill a bear that injured a 10-year-old boy from Washington state. Tracks show the bear was a female with at least one cub. Park officials said Friday the bears were likely foraging and were surprised…

An audio version of this news available here. A petition was filed last month with the school board to address the issue of potentially arming teachers in Washakie County School District Number One. Per state statute, the school board is legally required to take up the topic at the following month’s meeting. Prior to the…

An audio version of this news available here. The Washakie County School District number one Board of Trustees approved a number of projects last night, ranging from building improvement to enhanced security. The Family and Consumer Science renovation, which was tabled last year due to high cost, was approved last night. Fox General Construction out…

An audio version of this news available here. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Cody Cutthroat Trout Collaborative continues with a second round of meetings scheduled in early March. The Cody Cutthroat Trout Collaborative is a collaborative partnership between the public and Game and Fish that will chart the path forward for Yellowstone cutthroat trout…


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