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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 26, 2017 

Ten Sleep School hires 2017-2018 shop teacher

TEN SLEEP – During a special Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening, the board decided after a brief executive (closed) session to hire Michelle Arnette as the 2017-2018 vocational technical teacher. On April 3 during another special Ten...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 25, 2017

Sign Club offers Enchanted Evening

WORLAND –The Worland sign language club, with students from third to 12th grade, will be offering audience members an enchanted evening, singing and signing classic Disney songs, at 7 p.m. Thursday evening in the Worland High School Little...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 19, 2017

First annual CatchAFire Women's Event Friday

WORLAND – For five years people in the Big Horn Basin have seen and heard about the CatchAFire event for men, which has gotten bigger every year. Friday the first annual CatchAFire Women's Event...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 14, 2017

WHS Key Club sponsors run for diapers

WORLAND – The Worland High School Key Club is holding their fourth annual Bunny Dash Fun Run at 9 a.m. Saturday to benefit the Worland Elks Community Diaper Bank. “We will be having a 5K fun run/walk to benefit the diaper bank this Saturday. The...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 13, 2017

WHS speech and debate honors

WORLAND – During the Worland High School speech and debate awards banquet Thursday evening students were honored for their dedication and hard work during 2016-2017 the speech and debate season. Worland High School speech and debate coach Rick...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 13, 2017

Lessons from Marty Moose

WORLAND – Wednesday afternoon Extension Office Cent$ible Nutrition Educator Cindy Aguilar visited Andrea Cooley's West Side Elementary School third-grade class to teach them about the importance of...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 8, 2017

Washakie Medical Center offers interpreters

WORLAND – Banner Health Washakie Medical Center staff members; Star (Estrellita) Vazquez, emergency department technician and Patty Tapia, licensed practical nurse recently completed certification...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 7, 2017

Relay For Life kickoff Friday

WORLAND - In preparation for the Relay For Life event scheduled for July 8, the Big Horn Basin Relay For Life board is holding a kickoff at 6 p.m. Friday in the Fraternal Order of Eagles building at 701 S. Railway Ave., in Worland. “We are going to...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 6, 2017

To preserve or not to preserve, that is the question for Main Street Thermopolis

THERMOPOLIS – Local and state officials toured an abandoned Thermopolis building to begin the process of determining its fate. Wednesday morning members of the community representing Main Street...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 5, 2017

Budget recommendations presented to Ten Sleep School Board

TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep School Board Monday evening, during a special meeting, listened to the recommendations offered by the task force put together by Ten Sleep School Superintendent Jimmy Phelps to address the negative effect of $282,000 on...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 4, 2017

Alpine Medical opens store in Worland

WORLAND – Chip and Bonnie Newton, owners of the Alpine Medical store in Cody, which opened in April 2014, opened a second store in Worland Feb. 13, to meet the orthopedic needs of the community, with a third store to be opened in Powell about a...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 31, 2017

Mary Jo Hake retires after 40 years

WORLAND – After 40 years of working at the hospital in Worland both internally and externally and 44 years living her dream as an RN (registered nurse) Mary Jo Hake is retiring with Thursday being...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 29, 2017

Ten Sleep students visit Ten Sleep Fish Hatchery

By Tracie Mitchell Staff Writer TEN SLEEP – The best way to understand about something you learned in a book is to see what you are learning about first hand. Ten Sleep School fourth and fifth...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 24, 2017

State board to consider emergency relief for beet growers March 30

WORLAND – Due to heavy rain last fall when sugar beet growers were trying to harvest their crops and the frosty conditions of late December, the Wyoming Sugar Company is requesting an economic...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    March 22, 2017

Two WHS students qualify for nationals

WORLAND – Worland High School speech and debate students Dalen Brazelton and Taelor Nielsen qualified for the National speech and debate tournament last weekend during the national qualifying tournament in Casper. Brazelton qualified in dramatic...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 18, 2017

WHS students teach Worland preschoolers

WORLAND – Since mid-January students at the Worland preschool wake up on Monday, Wednesday and Friday filled with excitement because they are going to spend part of the morning with the Worland High...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    March 17, 2017

WHS Student Council raises funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation

WORLAND – Every year during the months of March and April the Worland High School Student Council raises funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help make a child’s wish come true. “We have raised around $1,500 each year for the last two...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 16, 2017

Gun legislation may benefit Ten Sleep School

TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday night Ten Sleep School Superintendent Jimmy Phelps went over the recent bills passed by the Wyoming Legislature that may or may not affect the school, its employees and its students....

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 15, 2017

Ten Sleep School faces $282,000 negative effect on budget

TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School monthly board meeting Monday evening, Ten Sleep Superintendent Jimmy Phelps explained to board members that state and federal cuts, along with an increase in health care premiums could cause a $282,000...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 11, 2017

Rotarians give a hand up

WORLAND – The Worland Rotary Club in conjunction with several other Wyoming Rotary Clubs across the state and the Huehuetenango (pronounced Way Way Tenango) Rotary Club in Guatemala have provided...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    March 8, 2017

Matt McPherson voted employee of the year

WORLAND – On March 1, Banner Health Washakie Medical Center respiratory therapist Matt McPherson was surprised during the annual employee of the year luncheon to learn that he had been voted by his...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 4, 2017

Sidewalk Prophets Band coming to Worland March 8

WORLAND – The award winning Christian rock band Sidewalk Prophets will be performing in the Worland Middle School Auditorium at 7 p.m. March 8, thanks to the band's generous offer for fans to...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 25, 2017

Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation plays large role in preserving bighorn sheep

WORLAND – For 34 years the Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation, a non-profit 501(c) (3) status organization, has been working with many different organizations to help increase, preserve and reintroduce w...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 24, 2017

Meet new hospital Board member Beth Voss

WORLAND – Washakie County Commissioners have appointed Beth Voss as the new Washakie Medical Center and Banner Health Hospital Board member. Voss replaces Anna Venable who resigned late last year be...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 22, 2017

Wyoming Game and Fish relocate 24 bighorn sheep Saturday

LOVELL – Saturday morning the Wyoming Game and Fish and the Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation worked together to capture and health check 20 bighorn sheep ewes, three young rams and a ram lamb from the...

 

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