Vital Statistics

Boy - to Claire and Seth Martinez of Worland, April 11

April 20 Francis Robert Teske, 96, of Harlingen, Texas

Joshua James Lockwood to Krystalyn Kay Isbell, April 16

None reported

April 18 5:07 p.m. 121 N. 13th St.
April 19 1:27 a.m. 614 Sagebrush
April 19 3:26 p.m. 200 S. RD 11
April 20 8:58 a.m. 721 S. 16th St.
April 20 9:04 a.m. 103 Culbertson

None reported

Worland temperatures: High 68, Low 36 precipitation: 0.00
Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind 9 to 16 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Sunset tonight: 8:01 p.m.
Sunrise tomorrow: 6:12 a.m.

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DAILY NEWS photos by Lee Lockhart
It wasn’t the Boston Marathon, but the inaugural 5K Diaper Dash was no less meaningful for the participants at the Warrior Stadium Monday morning. The run aimed to collect diapers and wipes for the Worland Diaper Bank, a program dedicated to supplying diapers for families that could use extra help. Above, WHS student Shayna Soderstrom goes over the safety rules and route for the participants. Left, with the full spirit of a Diaper Dash, Edie Madsen, Jill Riley and Dani Goncalves not only came with diapers, they brought their own binkies. Below, More than 50 people showed up for the event organized by the Worland High School Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Man dies in accident near Basin

BASIN – Fatigue is believed to be the contributing factor to a driving fatality late Sunday night in Big Horn County.
Thomas A. Miller, 56, of Wapiti was southbound one mile south of Basin when his vehicle went off the roadway on the right side. Once Miller’s 2001 Dodge 2500 pickup left the roadway, it rolled a half time, coming to rest on its roof. Miller, who was not wearing his seat belt, was partially ejected from the cab of the pickup during the rollover.
The accident occurred at milepost 192.5 at 11:29. Trooper Dan Smith was the investigating officer.
Miller was the lone occupant of the vehicle.

Project will slow Lovell traffic

LOVELL – Street projects on the east and west ends of Lovell began on Monday, April 21, according to Ben Steed, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Basin. More than $4.9 M in highway improvements for work on U.S. 310/Wyoming 789 was made possible by revenue from the 10-cent fuel tax increase, passed by the Wyoming Legislature in 2013.
The removal of concrete median between Hampshire and Idaho avenues and between Oregon and Pennsylvania avenues were the first areas to see work begin.
The two inside lanes will be closed to allow the work to be done, Steed said.
“These sections of median are being removed so traffic control can be set up to do the work,” he said.
WYDOT and the Town of Lovell request that residents avoid parking on Lovell’s main street between the locations to aid the contractor in completing its work, Steed said.
The Lovell Streets project’s goal is to replace 60-plus-year-old water and sewer lines, fix the deteriorating driving surface of Lovell’s main street and gain American’s with Disabilities Act compliance with sidewalks.
Reiman Corp. of Cheyenne was awarded the contract in March by the Wyoming Transportation Commission. Contract completion date is Oct. 31, 2014.
The Lovell Streets project is a combined project with WYDOT and the Town of Lovell. It includes removal and replacement of concrete pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalks, asphalt pavement, installation of new water lines, sewer lines and one irrigation pipe along main street.
Weekly public working meetings will begin next following this Wednesday’s preconstruction scheduling meeting between WYDOT, the Town of Lovell, Reiman Corp. and its subcontractors.
“WYDOT and the Town of Lovell will actively take public input during this project, including working with businesses to maintain access to businesses daily and at the weekly public working meetings,” Steed said. “We understand this project will bring disruption to the normal atmosphere of Lovell and we appreciate everyone’s patience during this important project.”
The project is located between mileposts 236.25 and 237.43 on U.S. 310/Wyoming 789 in Lovell.

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