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 By Cyd Lass    News    May 19, 2018 

Washakie County graduations Sunday

WORLAND – The end of the school year is upon us, and that means graduation ceremonies. Sunday, Worland and Ten Sleep high schools will be having their graduation ceremonies. The Worland High School ceremony will be 2 p.m. on Sunday at Warrior...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    May 17, 2018

Final Worland Middle School concert of the year tonight

WORLAND – Tonight at 6:30, the Worland Middle School bands and choir will present have their final concert of the school year. The choir will start off the concert, being directed by choir teacher Chad Rose. They will be presenting music that they...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    May 4, 2018

Beauty and the Beast final performance tonight

WORLAND – In March, Worland High Schooler’s started preparing for the spring high school musical “Beauty and the Beast.” They have been working with the Broadway show that mirrors Disney’s...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    May 3, 2018

Worland eighth-graders participate in Life R U Ready

WORLAND – On Wednesday, Worland eighth-graders participated in the annual Life R U Ready event. Through a series of activities, Life R U Ready works with students to increase awareness of the...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 27, 2018

New past time strikes Washakie County

WORLAND – Plenty of people have wondered what their family’s backstories hold, and what lies within their history. Mary Jones, a genealogy enthusiast of more than 60 years, has brought this wonder to Worland recently through multiple different...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 12, 2018

Worland Warriors Pageant this Friday

WORLAND – The Worland High School will be hosting their annual ‘Worland Warriors Pageant’ at the Worland Middle School auditorium at 6:30 p.m. this Friday. The pageant was originally scheduled for Monday but there was a conflict. Student...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 7, 2018

Worland Senior Center holds Jam Session Monday night

WORLAND – Starting February, Worland Senior Center started holding a Jam Session the second Monday of each month. The Jam Session is held at the senior center at 6:30 p.m. This Monday night, super nachos are to be served with a cost of $5. Dan...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    April 6, 2018

AmeriCorps volunteers recognized

WORLAND – In honor of local volunteers and what they do for us, Worland Mayor James Gill proclaimed April 3 as National Service Recognition day, encouraging residents to recognize the positive impact that the national service has in our community...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    March 31, 2018

Worland residents share Easter traditions, memories

WORLAND – Countless traditions have branched out the past few centuries to celebrate Easter and its meaning. Though the most popular include church services and egg hunts, a few families have also...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    March 30, 2018

Three local Easter egg hunts on tap this weekend

WORLAND – A tradition for most families on Easter is to partake in a local egg hunt and this year there are three local Easter egg hunts. The first one is on Saturday at the Worland Aquatic Center. The center holds the hunt at 1 p.m. for children...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 27, 2018

Worland Speech and Debate team has two national qualifiers

WORLAND – The National Forensic League National Qualifiers took place two weeks ago in Lander with Worland High School qualifying two members for the national competition in June. Alongside the qualifiers, they also had two alternates, and one who...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    March 24, 2018

Nothing like the thrill of the stage

There's something about the thrill of being on stage. The lights in your eyes, the dark figures of the audience filling your vision, the vibration of the stage when the music is being played. It gives...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 14, 2018

Thermopolis speech team 5th; Glasson earns Coach of Year honors

WORLAND – The Hot Springs County High School forensics team captured fifth place in the Class 3A division at the state meet in Lander last weekend. More than 500 high school students from across Wyoming competed at the state speech meet. HSCHS...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 7, 2018

Worland High School speech and debate hope to cap season with place at state meet

WORLAND – With a successful regular season behind them, the Worland High School speech and debate team is now focusing on their next meet, the state meet this Thursday through Saturday in Lander. Those who will be competing are Kaitlyn Bostrom and...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 2, 2018

A win in Greybull for the Worland High School forensics team

WORLAND – Last weekend, the WHS speech and debate team had a meet in Greybull where they grabbed another win. Worland placed second overall and captured first place for 3A schools. Multiple individuals and duets broke through during the meet....

 

Thermopolis speech and debate team doing exceptional this season

WORLAND – The Hot Springs County High School speech and debate team has seen a handful of wins this season. With a young team, they’ve brought home a fourth-place finish at Kelly Walsh, a third place from Jackson and a second place in 3A from...

 

Worland speech and debate team takes fourth at Natrona County

WORLAND – The Worland Speech and Debate team went to Natrona County for their most recent tournament two weeks ago. This tournament was the second biggest tournament of the state with 30 schools competing from Wyoming and outside the state....

 

Worland Senior Center starts up annual tax assistance

WORLAND – Monday, Feb. 12, was the first day of the Worland Senior Center’s annual tax assistance. Sherry Stottler has been in charge of this event for two years. “The taxes here at the senior center have been getting done for a lot of...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    January 30, 2018

Worland High School debate team sees another win

WORLAND — WHS debate team witnessed another win this weekend at their tournament in Jackson Hole. “We won overall for small schools,” Rick Dorn, the debate team coach, said. “There were some kids who advanced in every area that they were...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    January 30, 2018

Stargazers in for a treat early Wednesday morning

WORLAND - Late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for night sky watchers. Three amazing phenomenas are set to happen - a super moon, blue moon and lunar...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    January 17, 2018

Local businesses see sales increase from 2016

For many of the local businesses in downtown Worland, 2017 held an increase in sales from the previous year. Stores such as Larsen’s Bicycles and Outdoorsman have noticed this sales increase and are hoping for even bigger sales growth. Lisa Weamer...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    January 12, 2018

Clay Gibbons presents 'The Woman in Blue' for Hot Springs Historical Society

WORLAND – The 1897 Wyoming was more of a wild and lawless settlement than ever. Sweeping upon this scene came the unruly Belle Drewry, who brought her own brand of mayhem and debauchery. Worland man Clay Gibbons spins the true tale of crime, death,...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    January 11, 2018

Working to resolve recycling issues

WORLAND — The Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District is hoping with the new year to help educate Worland area residents about ways to properly recycle cardboard and office paper. Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District manager Mike...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    January 10, 2018

Worland speech team looks to improve on last year's second-place finish at state

WORLAND — Now that school has started up again, so has speech and debate. This year, Worland High School coach Rick Dorn has about 30 students competing. Dorn said that some of the top returners from last year include Paris Caines and Rachael...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    January 4, 2018

Medicine Lodge opens ice skating rink

HYATTVILLE - With Mother Nature finally allowing it, on Christmas day, Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site opened its newest addition to the park - an ice skating rink. According to Park...

 

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