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 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 14, 2018 

Karla's Kolumn: Cowboys and firefighters

Much the same way a kneeling NFL player turned many U.S. citizens into strong, outspoken American patriots, a simple slogan change by the University of Wyoming turned many a Wyomingite into strong,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 7, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: What were we celebrating?

Wednesday was a national holiday. The Fourth of July. Two hundred forty-two years ago, the Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain with these words (per transcript from the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 4, 2018

Crews battle fourth fire near Hyattville

WORLAND — Multiple agencies fought a nearly 500-acre blaze nine miles north of Hyattville Monday night. According to Sarah Beckwith, public affairs officer with the Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District, the Alkali Flats Fire...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 3, 2018

Worland woman critically injured in canyon crash

WORLAND — A Worland woman was life-flighted with critical injuries following a one-vehicle crash Sunday night in Wind River Canyon. According to Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper James Weck, a 38-year-old Worland man, driving a Ford F150 pickup...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 30, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Fond fishing memories

A few weeks ago in his column, John Davis wrote about a few of his fishing memories and that got me reminiscing about some of my favorite fishing memories. What better time than summer time to share...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 30, 2018

Journey to the center of the earth

WORLAND — Two years of planning ended in a once-in-a-lifetime experience for 13 Worland High School (WHS) students, two parents and two teachers. Earlier this month, a group of science enthusiasts took a jaunt to the Galapagos Islands to see first...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 29, 2018

School to start earlier for WHS students

A need to increase time for orange period at Worland High School is prompting school officials to add 10 more minutes to the school day starting in the 2018-2019 school year. During Monday’s board meeting, Superintendent David Nicholas reported...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 28, 2018

No more propping open doors

WORLAND — Doors at any Washakie County School District No. 1 will no longer be propped open during regular school hours, for any reason. Superintendent David Nicholas said during Monday’s regular meeting, “We’re not going to prop a door open...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 27, 2018

BLM Worland announces fireworks area

WORLAND – In anticipation of the Independence Day holiday, the Bureau of Land Management Worland Field Office is again making a temporary, local exception to the fireworks ban on public lands. The use of fireworks will be permitted at a gravel pit...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 27, 2018

Lamb honored as Master, District Teacher of Year

WORLAND - For the first year the Washakie County School District No. 1 District Teacher of the Year and Board Master Teacher of the Year are the same person and this year's honoree is Worland Middle...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 23, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Progress in Worland

With businesses closing in Worland the past few years some people have become concerned about the future of Worland, but there are several things that show Worland is progressing not struggling. Yes,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 23, 2018

Combining technology and hands-on experience

By KARLA POMEROY Editor WORLAND - Worland kindergarten teacher Carla Bryant hosted a three-day fun Osmo iPad class for elementary students this week. Bryant said the kindergarten and first-grade...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 22, 2018

BIG HORN BASIN EDITION: Living for the ah-ha moments

WORLAND - Whether he is teaching, writing, taking photos or learning from his students, for Jeb Schenck, life is about the ah-ha moments. Jeb was born and raised in Powell, Ohio, in what used to be a...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 22, 2018

BIG HORN BASIN EDITION: Big Horn Co-op opening state-of-art fertilizer plant

WORLAND - Big Horn Cooperative Marketing Association will be opening up a state-of-the-art fertilizer plant in Basin this fall. Big Horn Co-op General Manager Mike Hanser said the plant is a "vision...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 21, 2018

Karate, rock music, gymnastics added to CultureFest lineup

WORLAND — CultureFest 2018 in Worland provides a variety of entertainment on Saturday as the 17th annual event kicks off in the back field of the Worland Community Center Complex. There are some new acts and some favorite returning acts to the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 19, 2018

Next year's budget set for final approval

WORLAND — The third and final reading of the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget comes before the Worland City Council for action tonight. The budget, which will be for July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, is among several items on tonight’s regular...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 16, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Turning 50

When you're young, I mean like elementary age or younger, you think 50 is pretty old. And, you're probably right. I mean think about 50 is half of a century and a century is old? But, then, you turn 5...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 16, 2018

Lightning storm starts multiple fires

WORLAND — Lightning strikes caused several fire in Washakie and Big Horn counties. The largest fire started late Thursday afternoon and burned 2,000 acres between Paintrock Creek and the Lower Nowood, according to the Big Horn County Fire Warden...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 15, 2018

Grow Worland business funds ready to help businesses

WORLAND — Nearly a year into the agreement between the City of Worland and Washakie Development Authority, the WDA is still looking for the first customer for the Grow Worland Revolving Business Loan Fund Program. Matt Schneider, WDA board member...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 14, 2018

Striving to give every child a bed

WORLAND - One man's dream to help children in his hometown of Kimberly, Idaho, has grown into a nationwide movement to make sure every child has a bed. That movement and that dream has come to Worland...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 9, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Cats. Who knew?

I write a lot about my dogs, their escapades, the fact that they are my "fur kids" the joy they bring. I'm pretty much a dog person. But then there are our two cats. We had cats growing up but cats ar...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 9, 2018

Worland Eagles Aerie, Auxiliary host state convention next week

WORLAND — The Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) Aerie and Auxiliary 3096 in Worland will be hosting the state convention with the theme “Let’s Score for the FOE” Wednesday through Saturday. According to Worland Auxiliary member Lory August, Wed...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 8, 2018

Minor injuries in two-vehicle crash

WORLAND — A Worland teenager sustained “minor to no injuries” in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning. Wyoming Highway Patrol Lt. Erin DeVries said at milepost 170, at about 7:26 a.m., about four miles north of Worland on U.S. 20, Emily...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 6, 2018

Worland Community Garden: A true community effort

WORLAND - In its fourth year the Washakie County Extension Community Garden in Worland has proven to be a true community garden, providing service projects for a number of community organizations and...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    June 2, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: When will we stop sharing fake news

OK, let’s get one thing straight. President Abraham Lincoln did NOT say “You can’t believe everything you read on the internet.” I’m sure he would have had the internet been invented during his lifetime, as such it was not. Let’s get...

 

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