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 By Karla Pomeroy    Community    April 26, 2017 

Burlington junior wins American Dream Essay Contest

CASPER – A junior at Burlington High School shared how her parents are her heroes, taking home the top prize in the American Dream Essay Contest. Kaeli Hernandez received a total of $5,300 for her...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 26, 2017 

Out-of-state school trips for April 2018 approved

WORLAND — If parents thought this April was busy; just wait until next year. The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees, after some discussion, approved two out-of-state trips for the 2017-2018 school year. The out-of-state trips...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 19, 2017

Groundbreaking Saturday for new dinosaur center

THERMOPOLIS - The Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony on Earth Day, this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Red Rock Business Park, the new site for the construction of...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 18, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power seeks annual rate decrease for Wyoming customers

WORLAND — Rocky Mountain Power has asked the Wyoming Public Service Commission for a rate decrease for customers totaling $16.2 million. For the average residential customer using 733 kilowatt hours per month, this will mean a decrease of...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 15, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

When did Easter egg hunts become a competitive and at times, full contact sport? I don’t recall going to any community Easter egg hunts growing up, but, in my journalism career I have covered a plethora of Easter egg hunts. When I worked in Lovell...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 12, 2017

The good and the bad of health insurance

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees received good news and bad news regarding health insurance costs. At a special work session Monday night, Business Manager Jack Stott said the increase the district would have fa...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 8, 2017

Worland mayor recognizes service of AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps volunteers

WORLAND - Tuesday marked a Day of Recognition for National Service and the City of Worland joined more than 4,000 city, county, and tribal leaders across the country recognizing the impact of...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 8, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

Thursday’s Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce networking and awards luncheon was a great opportunity for people to be reminded that there is a lot of good going on right now in Worland Washakie County. “Working together we can be...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 4, 2017

Judiciary Committee to meet in Thermopolis

WORLAND — The Wyoming Joint Judiciary Committee has a busy agenda during the interim, according to Rep. Nathan Winters (R-Thermopolis) and work begins with the first meeting in Thermopolis later this month. In an interview last week, Winters said t...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    April 1, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

It was about dusk the other night. I was taking a walk around the property with the dogs, and the cats, before it got too dark to see anything. Across our lane is some private property and then BLM. We see people driving all the time over there so...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    April 1, 2017

Worland postal carrier hangs up mail bag

WORLAND - What was meant to be a seasonal job to earn some additional Christmas money turned into a 25-year career, 16 as a full-time employee, with the U.S. Postal Service for carrier Jill Frahm of...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 28, 2017

Hospital cooperating with, not target of, investigation

WORLAND — South Big Horn County Hospital is not under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency but rather cooperating with an ongoing investigation. Hospital CEO John Adlesich said Monday that an article in Friday’s Daily News erroneously...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 22, 2017

Zoning change, farm lease approved by council

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved an amendment to the zoning regulations table to allow for manufactured office structures. During Tuesday night’s meeting, the council was presented with a resolution to allow manufactured office units...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    March 18, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

A total solar eclipse is coming to Wyoming, as are many eclipse viewers from around the globe, in 22 weeks and two days. If you doubt me just go to https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/ for an official countdown. First, a few notes about the eclipse, accordi...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 17, 2017

WHS speech team places second; cross-ex team earns 3A title

WORLAND — Worland High School Speech and Debate brought home second place for 3A schools at the state meet in Green River last weekend behind Riverton. Coach Rick Dorn said, “Riverton really brought in some talent in the interp areas. We knew the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Sports    March 15, 2017

Cowboys host CBI game tonight; Wyoming gets WNIT bid

LARAMIE - The Wyoming Cowgirls are back in the Women's National Invitation Tournament. Wyoming received and accepted a bid from the tournament on Monday evening, joining the Cowboys in post season...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 14, 2017

Ten Sleep man dies in snowmobile crash

JACKSON (AP) — A Ten Sleep man has died in a snowmobile crash near Togwotee Pass in northwestern Wyoming. Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Andy Jackson said Gerald E. Walters of Ten Sleep went off a snowbank on Sunday afternoon at 2:20 p.m. and...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 14, 2017

Investing in Worland

WORLAND — Pet Barn owner Terry Sutherland is optimistic about Worland’s future and he acted on that optimism when he purchased the former Rock Bottom Bar at 607 Big Horn and is now renovating it into one of the nicer main street properties...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    March 11, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

I am a woman. On Wednesday I came to work. I did not wear red. I realize some women went “on strike” Wednesday for “A Day Without Women” to protest various gender inequalities and some were protesting President Donald Trump and I believe,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 10, 2017

Worland begins to prepare for solar eclipse

WORLAND - While Worland is not in the path of the total solar eclipse coming Aug. 21, Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber Executive Director Jenn Rasmussen is asking residents and businesses to be prepared for...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 8, 2017

Experiencing Worland and the U.S.

WORLAND - Worland High School's two Rotary Exchange Youth program students have been settling in to life in rural Wyoming. Francisco De Miguel of Argentina and Annie Deutschendorf of Germany came to...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 7, 2017

Former Basin mayor: An advocate for Basin, youth

BASIN — Longtime Basin civil servant, teacher and coach Phil Juillard died Sunday, March 5, in Casper. Juillard, a longtime coach at Burlington, Greybull, Ten Sleep and Basin, was in Casper to watch 1A and 2A state championship basketball action....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    March 4, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

Earlier this week I made a mistake in the Daily News. The process we go through in getting the pages to press includes laying out each page and then making a PDF of each page, plating that page with the page it’s paired with on the plate by making...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 3, 2017

History Day: Worland students qualify for state competition

WORLAND - Many Worland Middle School students placed in the top three at History Day Wednesday to advance to the state History Day competition April 9-10 in Laramie. WMS eighth-grade teacher Joe...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 2, 2017

School safety and Second Amendment rights prompt Agar to support gun bills

CHEYENNE — A bill to allow school district employees to have firearms on school property passed a final hurdle before heading to the governor’s desk. House Bill 194 passed third reading in the House Feb. 1 on a 46-14 vote. It was passed in the...

 

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