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 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... Full story

 
 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...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 1, 2017

New cash advance policy proposed

WORLAND — The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees Monday night approved an amendment to the Worland Aquatic Center Joint Powers Board agreement and a new policy proposal in hopes of allowing the board an avenue to access some...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    February 25, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

It’s one of those weeks where several thoughts are running through my mind. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t trained any of the dogs to sleep until the alarm goes off and lack of sleep makes the mind wander a lot. Or, perhaps it’s because...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 25, 2017

BAPC mulls implementation of marketing action item

WORLAND — Who should be in charge of marketing the Worland area and how can they get residents more involved in the comprehensive plan were two questions the Worland Board of Adjustments and Planning Commission delved into at their Thursday afterno...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Community    February 21, 2017

Students prepare for next week's History Day

WORLAND - Students at Worland Middle School worked hard last week to complete their History Day projects in time for class presentations Wednesday and Thursday this week. Following class presentations...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    February 18, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

Having grown up and lived in small towns most of my life, you would think I wouldn’t be surprised by the huge outpouring of support that was shown this past week during the 2017 ice jam flood. Saturday morning when I arrived at the fairgrounds the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 18, 2017

WMS students bring 'Blue Suede Paws' to the stage

WORLAND - Thirty-five Worland Middle School students have been working the past two months on their annual musical with opening night for "Blue Suede Paws" scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday night, Feb. 24....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 16, 2017

Portion of South First Street remains closed

WORLAND - Three blocks of South First Street, south of Culbertson remain closed in Worland. Worland Public Works Director Brian Burky said the portion of the street remains closed to traffic due to a...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 15, 2017

Worland residents return home

WORLAND - With the ice jam at the Worland Big Horn River bridges having moved out during the night Monday, and crews completing ice removal from Second Street east residents that were evacuated...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy and Tracie Mitchell    News    February 14, 2017

Assistance offered to flood victims

WORLAND -Assistance for the residents who have been evacuated from their homes since Saturday is coming in a variety of ways and variety of resources. The American Red Cross of Wyoming set up a...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    February 11, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

I’ve learned a lot over the years from the dogs that we have welcomed into our family. I’ll start with things I specifically learned over past few months from our pup named Shadow. I’ve learned where confetti comes from – it comes from...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    February 4, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

Threats to our schools and our students are, unfortunately, becoming all too familiar and commonplace. While Thursday’s threat at Worland High School created the most disruption it was not the first threat this year, nor even the second. The first...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 2, 2017

BREAKING NEWS

WORLAND — Emergency and law enforcement agencies were dispatched Thursday afternoon to a report of a bomb threat at Worland High School. A text to parents from the district's alert system, and received by some parents at about 3:51 p.m., stated, ...

 

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