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Greybull resident dies in crash north of Worland

On June 17, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 169 on US 20 north of Worland, Wyoming.  At 6:18 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a motor vehicle collision. A 2006 Jeep Liberty was headed southbound on…

Court: Tribal members must obey state hunting rules

By Allayana Darrow The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — Native American tribal members must abide by Wyoming Game and Fish Department regulations when hunting off an established reservation, according to an order handed down by Sheridan County…

2020 Lincoln County Fair Royalty

2020 Lincoln County Royalty includes: Queen- Ki Simkins; First Attn. Queen Katie Vigil; Princess – Harley Mackey; First Attn. Princess – Brooke Hatch; Jr. Princess – Gracie Jackson. The 2020 Lincoln County Fair runs August 1-8 in Afton, Wyoming. Click…

Uinta County company starts hemp operation

——– EVANSTON — “My cousin in California is a hemp grower, and as soon as Wyoming made it legal, he encouraged me to start growing it here,” Amy Schofield Kitchel of Bridger Valley told the Herald. “My cousin, Ramona Hobbs Allen,…

Women banned from Yellowstone for damaging hot pool

JACKSON (WNE) — A federal judge has banned two Philadelphia women from Yellowstone National Park, sentenced them to two days in jail and fined them for leaving a park boardwalk and damaging Opal Pool. The sentencing comes after witnesses saw…

Snake River Bridge on WYO 22 now restricting loads

The following is a news release from the Wyoming Department of Transportation After a recent safety inspection of the Snake River Bridge on WYO 22 near the intersection of WYO 390, WYDOT began restricting heavier loads from crossing the structure. …

Wyoming COVID-19 recoveries now number at 909; confirmed cases at 947

As of the latest report from the Wyoming Department of health, the state has confirmed a total of 947 cases of COVID-19. Fremont County continues to lead that number with 294 of those cases. Laramie is next with 132 and…

Television association making move from analog to digital this weekend

The Lower Star Valley Television Association will be making some changes this weekend. According to Association President Robert Weber, the television service will be moving several channels from analog to digital. “This affects those people who have off air antenna…

Legislators face difficult mental health service choices

By Allayana Darrow The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — Some legislators have cautioned against detracting from mental health services as the state looks for places to tighten the budget, but the Wyoming Legislature Joint Subcommittee on Mental…

Mitchell named as regional director for the Wyoming Hunger Initiative

◆ Sierra Mitchell joins five other state directors appointed by Wyoming’s First Lady.   Star Valley’s Sierra Mitchell is among six individuals across the state who will serve as regional directors of the Wyoming Hunger Initiative. Mitchell was appointed by…