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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 19, 2018

Christie St Clair awarded the Quealy award

WORLAND – Christie St Clair, member of the Town and County Homemakers Club is the 2018 recipient of the Quealy award, an award unique to Wyoming. A Washakie County homemaker only receives the award...

 

Ten Sleep Senior Center nominated for award

WORLAND – The Ten Sleep Senior Center has been nominated for the WYTRANS [Wyoming Public Transportation Association] agency of the year for 2018. Cody Council on Aging and Star Transit in Sweetwater County have also been nominated. The winner will...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 16, 2018

Ten Sleep board hires new principal

TEN SLEEP – During the May Ten Sleep School Board meeting Monday evening after an almost 2.5-hour executive (closed) session, the board accepted the resignations of several employees and approved the hiring of several more. The board approved the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 15, 2018

Sound of silence: South Side drills students, parents on reunification

WORLAND – Friday afternoon the students of Worland South Side Elementary School silently walked from their school to the Worland Community Center Complex where they continued the silence as they...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 12, 2018

Dream come true

THERMOPOLIS – Marcia Bean, Deputy County and Prosecuting Attorney for Hot Springs County was appointed by the Big Horn County commissioners as Special County and Prosecuting Attorney for Big Horn...

 

Worland High School students bring home the blue

WORLAND – Six Worland High School students, Jamon Dower, Morgan Pennington, Megan White, Owen Kern, Peyton Woffinden and Tristan Lungren earned awards at the Wyoming High School Activities Association High School Art Symposium held at the Casper...

 

Ten Sleep art students shine at art symposium

TEN SLEEP – Four Ten Sleep High School art students; Lee Whitlock, Holden Truman, Katon Fox and Lindsey Holiday shined this year at the WHSAA (Wyoming High School Activities Association) High School Art Symposium held at the Casper Events Center...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 2, 2018

Sen. Barrasso quizzed by Worland history students

WORLAND – When the Worland High School AP history II class went to Washington, D.C. the last week of March, they were unable to speak with United States Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), United...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 28, 2018

Hoping to bring back hospice and home health

WORLAND – During the Banner Washakie Medical Center Hospital board meeting Thursday evening Lynette Swing and Sheri Decroo requested assistance in bringing back hospice and home health care to Washakie County. Currently Washakie County’s home...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 26, 2018

Hot Springs sign needs refurbishing

THERMOPOLIS – During the April meeting of the Hot Springs County Historical Society in the Big Horn Federal meeting room, members discussed the importance and issues with getting the “World’s Largest Mineral Hot Springs” rock sign with two...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 24, 2018

Preparing for a bigger farmers market

WORLAND – While many people are just starting to plan their gardens, the Worland farmers market committee is planning on making this year’s farmers market bigger and better than ever before. “We’ve had our first meeting and we have picked...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 21, 2018

Volunteering to make a difference

WORLAND – For 42 years, the Washakie Hospital Auxiliary, founded by Marty Delaney, Dolly Maxwell and June Osborne, has made the needs of patients at the Washakie Medical Center their top priority...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 18, 2018

Stranger danger

TEN SLEEP – Friday morning, Kurt and Alanna Steinke spoke to the Ten Sleep School students about summer safety and stranger danger during an all-school assembly. Kurt Steinke explained that he started doing the summer safety and stranger danger...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 14, 2018

Bringing history to life: Worland High School students visit Washington, D.C. and bring back a new depth of understanding

WORLAND – Nothing brings history to life more than actually having a chance to see what you are learning about with your own eyes and experiencing the depths of emotions the hands-on experience...

 
 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...

 

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