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 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... Full story

 
 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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 21, 2017

New Emergency Department bigger and better

WORLAND – On Monday, Washakie Medical Center and Banner Health held a sneak preview open house with a tour of the new Emergency Department (ED), which will go live Feb. 28. The new ED has five...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 18, 2017

Be on the lookout for two new invasive grasses

WORLAND – During WESTI Ag Days Feb, 14-15 at the Worland Community Center Complex U.W. Extension Range Land Resources Educator Mae Smith spoke to participants about two new invasive grasses that have been found in Wyoming; Medusahead and Ventenata...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 17, 2017

Zion Lutheran Church new addition dedication Sunday

WORLAND – Sunday, toward the end of the 10:30 a.m. worship service, the Worland Zion Lutheran Church will be dedicating the new addition to the building at 1,500 Circle Road. After the dedication th...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 16, 2017

Farmbook: 'There's an app for that'

MEETEETSE – The Meeteetse Middle School team of Cooper Randol, Delanie Salzman, Kalvin Erickson, Kiana Horsen, Dillon McClean, Molly Fremlin and Mickle Ogden, were surprised Wednesday morning to...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 15, 2017

Ten Sleep extends superintendent's contract

TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening, after an executive session, Ten Sleep School Board members voted to extend Ten Sleep superintendent Jimmy Phelps’s contract to June 30, 2020 with a vote of three to two for...

 
 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 Tracie Mitchell    News    February 11, 2017

Healthy raw goodness at Diamond S Delights

WORLAND – In today's world of food filled with preservatives and chemicals, and diseases such as cancer and diabetes, many people are going back to their roots and searching for natural, healthy foo...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 10, 2017

9th annual Women's Expo Saturday

WORLAND – The ninth annual Women’s Expo is Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Worland Community Center Complex located at 1200 Culbertson Ave. The expo will consist of two fashion shows, the Community Angel luncheon and about 20 different boo...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 9, 2017

Big Horn Basin Grow Network brings together natural food producers

WORLAND – The first Big Horn Basin Grow Network meeting at the Worland Community Center Complex Monday evening covered a variety of topics designed to help community members interested in growing natural food, be it plant or animal. “More and...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 9, 2017

First of many solar eclipse meetings covers the basics

THERMOPOLIS – Tuesday evening the Thermopolis Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce held the first of many public meetings at the Big Horn Federal Bank about the upcoming total solar eclipse, Aug. 21, to cover the basics of what was occurring, predicted...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 4, 2017

'Experience of a lifetime' for WHS senior

WORLAND – Worland senior, Milo Vega III was one of 2,500 high school students from across the nation who had the experience of a lifetime by being part of the Presidential Inauguration Leadership...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    January 28, 2017

Free parenting class starts Jan. 31

WORLAND – AmeriCorps member Amy Reid, partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Director for Washakie County, Hot Springs County and Big Horn County Jennifer Wetherbee along with the help of many members of the community, are offering a year...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 28, 2017

2017 Community Angels

WORLAND – Worland residents Leonard and Frances Larsen have been named this year's "Community Angels" and will be honored at an 11: 30 a.m. luncheon Feb. 11 at the Worland Community Center Complex...

 

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