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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 22, 2018 

Meeting community needs for half a century

WORLAND – For 50 years now HASCO (H.A. Smith Company), owned by Bill and Sandy Smith, has been meeting the community needs by providing requested services for the Big Horn Basin. The H.A. Smith Comp...

 

Local chiropractor receives national award

WORLAND – During the 10th annual Symposium for the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics in Dallas, Texas, Worland chiropractor Dr. Sarah Radabaugh became the first recipient of the Annual Pediatric Chiropractor o...

 

King's Carpet wins first Bloomin' Business of the month award

WORLAND – King's Carpet in Worland has been announced as the June Bloomin' Business winner with their flower garden and planters filled with purple, pink and yellow flowers. Kathy Mercado and...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 7, 2018

Mike Buckman voted 2018 Unsung Hero

WORLAND – Every year the Washakie County Homemakers select someone whom they feel is worthy of the name "Unsung Hero," someone who makes the Worland community a better place to live, a person who...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 6, 2018

Martin retires to reconnect with family

WORLAND – Worland third-grade teacher of 12 years, Alisa Martin accepted the incentive offered by Washakie County School District No. 1 for early retirement to reconnect with family. Martin...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 5, 2018

Big Horn County Courthouse turns 100 years old

BASIN –Despite the uncertain weather many Big Horn County residents assembled on the courthouse lawn in Basin to celebrate the 100th birthday of the courthouse Friday afternoon. Big Horn County...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    June 2, 2018

Cowboy Preacher heads to Africa

WORLAND – Shell Cowboy Church pastor James Scott, known as the Cowboy Preacher, is leaving on a three-week mission to Malawi, Africa, June 13 to share the good news of Jesus Christ. "This is just...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 31, 2018

Diving into retirement: Pike retires after 32 years

WORLAND – After 32 years of teaching for Washakie School District No. 1, 10 years at the Worland Middle School and 22 at the Worland High School, Worland elementary swim instructor and high school...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 30, 2018

Hammond passes final test, retires after 28 years

WORLAND – After more than 28 years teaching, Worland fifth-grade teacher Dave Hammond has decided to take advantage of the retirement incentive package offered by the Washakie County School...

 

Washakie Hospital Foundation donates chemo bell

WORLAND – Friday morning the Washakie Hospital Foundation donated a chemotherapy bell to the Worland Banner Health Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy infusion room to help patients celebrate the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 25, 2018

Time to be a full-time cowboy

WORLAND – After 27 years teaching industrial arts at the Worland Middle School, Dean Barent has decided that it is time to retire to pursue a different set of goals. "I've spent 27 years in the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 24, 2018

Ten Sleep students learning to give back

TEN SLEEP – For many students the last day of school is a celebration of an end to a school year of hard work and the beginning of the lazy days of summer. But for Ten Sleep School students the...

 
 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...

 

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