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 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 22, 2018

Council mulls code for food trucks

WORLAND - The Worland City Council is looking at rewriting a portion of Chapter 17 in the city code regarding itinerant vendors or merchants. City Attorney Kent Richins said he was not asking for any... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 20, 2018

Former mayor remembered for passion, leadership

WORLAND — Mentor, passion for Worland, detail-oriented are a few of the words that colleagues used to describe former Worland Mayor Dave Duffy who passed away Friday in Billings. Duffy served on the city council before being elected for a...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 15, 2018

Area schools remember Florida victims

WORLAND — While students across the country walked out at 10 a.m. local time, students in and around Worland stayed in class. Hot Springs County High School Principal Breez Daniels said they did not have any students requesting to participate...


Bringing home hardware from 3A state contest

WORLAND – Since 2009, the Worland High School cheerleading squad has been working to get back into the top three at the state competition and they succeeded last Wednesday with a third-place finish...


Karla's Kolumn: Another episode of 'Life in the Country'

It's time for another installment of life in the country. Let's start off with this morning, well OK, let us backtrack a little bit first. We have a sliding glass door that goes out into our backyard... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 10, 2018

City begins exploring downtown sidewalk options

WORLAND — With the decorative downtown sidewalk beginning to show some wear the city of Worland, through the building department and Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission (BAPC) are beginning to explore options for replacing the raised, red...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 9, 2018

Council considers sick leave payout policy

WORLAND — The Worland City Council reviewed a sick leave payout policy Tuesday night. Three members of the council worked on the policy with City of Worland officials including Clerk/Treasurer Tracy Glanz. The policy would allow employees to be...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 8, 2018

Worland FCCLA helps provide clean water in Africa

WORLAND — Worland Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter is raising money for clean water in a community in sub-Saharan Africa. According to FCCLA member McKenna Mickelson, on Wednesday, the chapter hosted Hat Day at the high...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 8, 2018

Local Democrat leader honored with Nellie Tayloe Ross Award

WORLAND - Democrats from all across Wyoming met in Cheyenne last weekend to attend the annual Nellie Tayloe Ross Dinner. The event is held in honor of the state and nation's first female governor,...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 6, 2018

Area pastors mixed on concealed carry legislation

WORLAND — Area pastors aware of House Bill 141 that would allow concealed weapons in places of worship don’t see a need for it and have concerns about the legislation. HB 141 has passed the House of Representatives and passed Committee of the Who...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 2, 2018

The U.S. Constitution: Attorneys reach out to fifth-graders

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar in partnership with the Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation announced that on March 16, Wyoming lawyers will be visiting nearly every fifth-grade classroom in the state to give a one-hour presentation about the U.S....

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 1, 2018

Ready, set, nominate ... for inaugural hall of fame class

WORLAND — Washakie County School District No. 1 is now accepting nominations for the inaugural district hall of fame class. Superintendent David Nicholas reported at Monday’s board meeting that information about the hall of fame, as well as...


Upgrades coming to Washakie County School District 1

WORLAND — After several delays over the past few years, a bid for the remodel of the Worland High School family and consumer science area was accepted by the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees Monday night. Business Manager...


Plans approved for new ANB Bank

WORLAND — The landscape in the south side of the 700 block of Big Horn Avenue will be changing later this year when ANB Bank tears down their current two-story building and replaces it with a modern one-story building. The site plan for the new...


Karla's Kolumn: The battle isn't over

Kudos to the Big Horn Basin legislators for banding together and getting Senate File 112 to study and work toward privatizing the Wyoming Retirement Center and Wyoming Pioneer Home killed. The legislators also worked to restore full biennium funding...


BAPC approves site plan for Bomgaars

WORLAND — The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission approved the site plan review and landscaping plans for Bomgaars store at 3400 Big Horn Avenue during Thursday’s regular meeting. Worland Building official and zoning coordinator...


Bill to privatize 2 state facilities moves through Senate

WORLAND - With concerns that local lawmakers can't stop two area state facilities from becoming private facilities, area legislators are working on giving the communities more time to plan for any... Full story


One-cent group works on finalizing survey

WORLAND - With 10 entities interested in receiving some of the general purpose one-cent sales tax revenue, the process of narrowing down the list, or determining the percentage of revenue has begun....


Karla's Kolumn: Who can stop it?

Valentine's Day 2018 arrived uneventful in Worland, Wyoming, but while I was writing a story on WESTI Ag Days and laying out the paper, a young man made a decision to go and kill 17 people and wound... Full story


City cautions residents about ashes after truck, dumpster fires this week

WORLAND — Fire and trash don’t mix, but every winter the City of Worland battle with dumpster and garbage truck fires, including two this week. Worland Streets and Sanitation Supervisor Jeff Taylor said one of his drivers on Tuesday noticed smoke... Full story


People need the correct information about food

WORLAND - The biggest challenge for agriculture producers used to be that no one knew where food came from. Today, the challenge is now people don't have the right information. That message came out l...


Annual 2-day event begins Wednesday

WORLAND - The annual WESTI (Wyoming Extension's Strategically and Technologically Informative) Ag Days begins Wednesday with a full line-up of presentations including the second annual Youth Career...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 8, 2018

Family Fitness Festival & Expo focuses on health for the whole family

WORLAND — The 2018 Family Fitness Festival and Expo will be this Saturday at the Worland Community Center Complex. Organizer Sheryl Ley of the Worland Community Center Complex said the annual Women’s Expo has morphed into this year’s Family...


Youth encouraged to check out ag industry

WORLAND — For the second year in a row, the University of Wyoming Washakie County Extension is hosting a Youth Ag Career Event during WESTI (Wyoming Extension’s Strategically and Technologically Informative) Ag Days next week. The Youth Ag...


Karla's Kolumn: Is it a false alarm?

When is a fire alarm just a drill? The answer to that more than likely is only when you are a student in school. Unless of course your company has drills. But if you are in a store or public event and a fire alarm goes off, you can be assured it is n...


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