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 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... Full story

 
 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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 27, 2017

WHS senior receives state's top choir honor

WORLAND – Worland High School senior MacKenzie Cottrell received the top honor in choir by being named Outstanding Senior in Choir for Wyoming by the Wyoming Music Educators Association. Worland...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    January 19, 2017

Wedding display at WCCC features items from local businesses

WORLAND – With the Women's Expo coming up Feb. 12, Linda Abell, with the help of Mary Donnell, Shannon Christian and Katianne Meuller, decided to create a display at the Worland Community Center Com...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 18, 2017

Innovative Meeteetse middle schoolers win Best in Region

WORLAND – After a lot of hard work both in and out of the classroom, a group of six Meeteetse middle school students have first been named the Wyoming State winners out of over 1,800 entries and now one of the 24 regional winners in the Verizon...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 17, 2017

Senior Corps: a chance for seniors to serve

WORLAND – Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, AmeriCorps member Amy Reed spoke at the Worland Senior Citizens Center about the ways that people 55 and older can give back to the community through AmeriCorps Senior Corps program. Reed stated at...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 13, 2017

Senator Gerald Geis retires after 35 years of service

WORLAND - Former Wyoming Senator Gerald Geis has retired after 35 years of service and handed the mantle over to Wyatt Agar from Thermopolis. "I'm 83 years old and I think that it's time to turn it...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    January 12, 2017

Challenge of the Books

WORLAND – Cloud Peak Middle School students won the Challenge of the Books at the Worland Community Center Complex Wednesday morning, competing against six other area middle schools. The Challenge...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 11, 2017

Board 'with regret' accepts teacher's resignation

TEN SLEEP – During the January school board meeting Monday evening, the Ten Sleep school board was faced with a very difficult decision, whether or not to accept Ten Sleep School shop teacher, yearbook advisor and coach Jake Zent’s resignation....

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    January 6, 2017

Remembering a star: Debbie Reynolds visited Worland and Ten Sleep in 1968

WORLAND – Many Worland and Ten Sleep residents have fond memories or have heard the stories from family members about Hollywood actress Debbie Reynolds' visit to the area in 1968. Reynolds came to...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    December 31, 2016

Local schools, state see decline in enrollment

WORLAND – Information obtained by the Wyoming Board of Education in October from all public schools and released this week shows a slight decline in student enrollment from the 2015-2016 school year. The first decline in enrollment since the 2005-2...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    December 29, 2016

Many local businesses enjoy increased sales over holidays

WORLAND – Despite the internet, large retail stores and unemployment, local businesses for the most part report an increase in sales this holiday season compared to last holiday season. “This holiday season was awesome, definitely up from last...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    December 24, 2016

Local residents celebrate the holidays in their own way

WORLAND – Every family has traditions that they do every Christmas, but not every family has the same traditions. The way people in the same community celebrate Christmas is as different as night and day. Some of the traditions start well before...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    December 23, 2016

Local teen takes first solo flight

WORLAND – Most teenagers plan on celebrating their 16th birthday by getting their driver's license. Lexi Boltz of Ten Sleep celebrated her 16th birthday by taking her first solo flight Thursday afte...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    December 21, 2016

Worland chiropractor helps out Diaper Bank and Crisis Prevention and Response Center

WORLAND – Cloud Peak Chiropractic is accepting donations for the Diaper Bank and Crisis Prevention and Response Center from Dec. 19 – Jan. 6 For the Worland Elks Lodge Community Diaper Store (Diaper Bank) they are accepting diapers, wipes and...

 

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