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 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...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    June 1, 2018

Public input sought on conceal carry in schools

WORLAND — After seeking input from staff and parents on school safety, the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board is seeking input from the public. The board is seeking input about school safety, specifically allowing staff to carry concealed...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 30, 2018

Three-day closure planned to fix railroad crossing

WORLAND — The railroad crossing at Fifth and Big Horn that is offline will be closed to traffic next week from June 5-7, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation. WYDOT district spokesperson Cody Beers said there will be a total closur...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 29, 2018

'We have a responsibility to never forget'

WORLAND - Veterans, friends and family gathered at the American Legion Post 44 Memorial Day services at Riverview Memorial Gardens in Worland to honor those who have served their country and who lost...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 29, 2018

Tensleep Creek flooding, winds cause damage

WORLAND — Memorial Day weekend weather was not kind to Wyoming, bringing tornadoes to the southeast of the state and strong winds and flooding to the Big Horn Basin. According to the National Weather Service a flood watch that began last Thursday c...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 26, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Kudos go out to those who serve

Every once in a while I like to take a moment and send kudos out to people or organizations who are deserving. This week there are many. Let's start with perhaps the most important - Kudos to our...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 26, 2018

Drivers be aware: Railroad crossing offline at Fifth and Big Horn

WORLAND — The railroad crossing at the intersection of Big Horn Avenue and Fifth Street has been taken offline while Burlington Northern Santa Fe continues to evaluate the problem. According to Washakie County Homeland Security/Emergency...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 24, 2018

Learning the uniqueness of Wyoming

WORLAND - Two years ago University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols made her first visit to Worland, shortly after being hired as the 26th president of the university. Wednesday she made a return...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 23, 2018

The race is on for Hot Springs County sheriff

WORLAND — With Hot Springs County Sheriff Lou Falgoust retiring after four terms heading the county law enforcement department, the race is wide open with four filing for the Republican nomination. Filing so far to date, with filing starting last T...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    May 19, 2018

Karla's Kolumn: Be careful of leaks

With all the leaking going on in Washington these days, perhaps it is time to send every White House official and staffer and every Congressional delegate and their staffers some Depends. Yes, I...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    May 19, 2018

Fremont Beverage employee earns Mechanic of Year honors

WORLAND — Fremont Beverage and Admiral Transport Corporation brought home several top honors from the Wyoming Trucking Association’s 79th annual convention in Sheridan May 11. Among the honors was Danny Ernest of Fremont Beverages, earning his...

 

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