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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 13, 2018

Promoting student safety

WORLAND – Wednesday afternoon local law enforcement visited Worland West Side Elementary School to speak with students about SRP (Standard Response Protocols) and to familiarize the students with la...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 11, 2018

Music teacher's contract not renewed

TEN SLEEP – Monday evening the Ten Sleep School Board voted to not renew Ten Sleep School music teacher Karen Loveland’s contract despite angry community member’s opposition. Ten Sleep Board members Terril Mills and Jared Lyman voted in favor...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 6, 2018

Ten Sleep resumes search for new principal

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep School social studies teacher Dane Weaver, who was recently hired for the 2018-2019 principal position, has decided to not accept the job due to medical issues. Weaver instead will continue to be the middle/ high school...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 5, 2018

Worland fifth-graders graduate from D.A.R.E. program

WORLAND – Friday afternoon, Worland fifth-graders celebrated their graduation from the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program with a small celebration in the café-gym-atorium of Worland’s West Side Elementary School with guest...

 

Four Honored for academic achievements

WORLAND – Worland High School sophomores Jonathan Anderson, Karter Dunham, Caleb Fraser and Talon Anderson have been selected to fill four of the 85 spots available for the UW (University of Wyoming) summer high school institute in Laramie this...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 4, 2018

Gift of Waters Pageant 2018 is on

WORLAND – The 2018 Gift of the Waters Pageant will be held this year but its future depends on the generosity of the community, with their time and money. Gift of the Waters pageant committee treasurer Barb Vietti stated that thanks to the generous...

 

Screaming for health

WORLAND – Worland Middle School students participated in a SmokeScream to demonstrate the ability of healthy lungs and making healthy life decisions last Wednesday. Worland Middle School physical ed...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 30, 2018

Going above and beyond

WORLAND – Several Worland volunteer firefighters were honored for their exemplary service, going above and beyond the call of duty and selflessly working to protect the community Saturday evening, during the Worland Fire Department awards banquet...

 

Washakie Hospital Foundation making lives better one gift at a time

WORLAND – The Washakie Hospital Foundation has been giving back to the community for many years, first helping the hospital with patient comfort, now giving monetary gifts to cancer patients and helping with mental health first aid and suicide...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 24, 2018

Rotary exchange students a thing of the past?

WORLAND – For generations the Worland Rotary Club has had a tradition of hosting exchange students coming to Worland and Worland students going to other countries. But sadly, that may come to an end because of a lack of host families. “It’s...

 

2nd annual March for Meals Saturday

WORLAND - The Worland Senior Citizens Center is sponsoring the second annual March for Meals event Saturday from 10 a.m. – noon on the bike path located at the junction of 15th Street and Washakie Avenue. The event will help sustain the senior...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 21, 2018

Looks can be deceiving: Last year's high grasses can easily become this year's wildfire

WORLAND – Winter appears to have finally given up its battle for supremacy and graciously admitted defeat to spring, much to the delight of man and beast. But as the weather warms and the snow...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 15, 2018

Ten Sleep moves forward with concealed carry policy

TEN SLEEP –Ten Sleep School Board board members elected to continue with working on polishing and perfecting the concealed carry policy with a vote of four for the policy and one against. Ten Sleep School Board members: Chuck Powell, Jane...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 14, 2018

Ten Sleep principal resigns with heavy heart

TEN SLEEP – During the Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening, the board voted to accept Ten Sleep School principal Russell Budmayr’s resignation effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. Budmayr, who had a prior obligation,...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 13, 2018

Fluorescent pink bill awaits governor's signature

WORLAND – Wyoming Senate File 61, a bill which would allow hunters in Wyoming the choice to wear either fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink passed third reading in the House Friday on a 39-21 vote. Rep. Mike Greear (R-Worland) stated that the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 8, 2018

Florescent pink coming to a forest near you?

WORLAND – Wyoming Senate File 61, a bill which would allow people hunting in Wyoming to wear either florescent orange or florescent pink passed through the Senate on Feb. 19. On Wednesday, according to Rep. Jamie Flitner, the bill was laid back...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 7, 2018

Bill honoring Estelle Reel moves through Legislature

WORLAND – House Bill 108, a bill to recognize Wyoming’s first female to be elected and to hold the office of state superintendent of public instruction in Wyoming, Estelle Reel, has passed through the House and passed second reading in the...

 

Worland squad to compete in state cheerleading competition Wednesday

WORLAND – Worland High School cheerleaders are heading to Casper Wednesday morning for the state cheerleading competition, with high hopes and a desire to place better than ever before with a...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 3, 2018

Washakie Medical Center named a top 100 critical access hospital

WORLAND –Banner Washakie Medical Center in Worland has been recognized by the Chartis Center for Rural Health as being one of the 2018 top 100 critical access hospitals in the United States. “First of all I represent an outstanding group of...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 2, 2018

Hospital board accepts CEO resignation

BASIN – During the South Big Horn County Hospital Board meeting Wednesday evening, the elephant in the room, the resignation of CEO John Adlesich, was officially accepted by the board unanimously, but left undiscussed leaving community members...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 1, 2018

Finished: Washakie County library system completes endowment challenge

WORLAND – The Washakie County Library system, which consists of the Washakie County Library in Worland and the Ten Sleep Library in Ten Sleep, has completed the Wyoming Libraries Endowment Challenge, with a little help from Teton County. Karen...

 

South Big Horn County CEO resigns

WORLAND – In the midst of the turmoil surrounding South Big Horn County Hospital (SBHCH), its board of trustees and community uproar South Big Horn County Hospital CEO John Adlesich has tendered...

 

Ten Sleep student receives national recognition

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep High School senior Lee Whitlock has been chosen to have his ceramic art work, a teapot, exhibited March 14-16 in the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition in Pittsburg,...

 

Eula Jene Willard turns 90; reflects on changes to Worland

WORLAND - Eula Jene Willard turned 90 Monday celebrating the event with her many friends and family at the Worland Senior Citizens Center. On Feb. 19, 1928, Eugene Leonard and Cliffy Belle Evans...

 

Update on brucellosis status in Wyoming

WORLAND – Ranchers, farmers, veterinarians and curious community members gathered Thursday to learn what brucellosis abortus is, how it is transmitted, the types of animals, both wild and...

 

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