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 News    February 11, 2017

Ice Movement Expert Arrives

Ice jams continue to persist in the Worland area. The ice jam near the Big Horn bridge in Worland has moved very little in the last 24 hours. Additional ice jams along the Big Horn River both south...

 News    February 11, 2017

Sandbagging continues today - Sunday

WORLAND -On Saturday, Feb. Feb. 11 a disaster was declared for Washakie County, including the City of Worland. The declaration makes state assets more accessible. Overnight, emergency officials receiv...

 News    February 11, 2017

Governor Mead Issues Executive Order to Assist Counties with Flooding

CHEYENNE – Governor Matt Mead issued an Executive Order on Friday, February 10, declaring a State of Emergency in response to severe weather and flood conditions across Wyoming. Health and safety are paramount considerations. The Order directs the...

 News    February 11, 2017

Additional voluntary evacuations

WORLAND - Several ice jams along the Big Horn River continue to cause flooding in and near Worland. Residents west of the railroad tracks between South Howell Avenue and King Road, as well as Bridge...

 News    February 11, 2017


WORLAND -In the early morning hours on Saturday, February 11th emergency management reported ice jam flooding along the Big Horn River in Worland at the Culbertson Avenue Bridge. Law enforcement offic...

 News    February 11, 2017

Evacuation, sand bagging efforts continue

By Karla Pomeroy Editor WORLAND - Evacuation efforts continue along the Big Horn River in Worland as flood waters continue to rise. Those living near the Big Horn River west of Railway, including...

 News    February 11, 2017

Flooding begins in Fremont, Hot Springs and Park counties

WORLAND — According to the Wyoming Department of Transportation, rapidly rising temperatures began melting winter snow quickly Thursday and early Friday, leading to localized flooding in Fremont, Hot Springs and Park counties, increased...

 By Marcus Huff    News    February 11, 2017

WESTI Ag Days returns to Worland

WORLAND – The Washakie County Extension Office is hosting WESTI (Wyoming Extension’s Strategically and Technologically Informative) Ag Days in Worland, starting on Tuesday morning and running through Wednesday evening at the Worland Community...

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    February 11, 2017

Karla's Kolumn

I’ve learned a lot over the years from the dogs that we have welcomed into our family. I’ll start with things I specifically learned over past few months from our pup named Shadow. I’ve learned where confetti comes from – it comes from...

 By Alex Kuhn    Sports    February 11, 2017

Warriors upset No. 2 Powell 46-30

POWELL - After taking down a strong Buffalo team 42-37 Thursday night the Worland Warriors wrestling team traveled to Powell for a dual Friday night with the No. 2 Panthers. The Warriors not only...

 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...

 News    February 11, 2017

Flood Warning Extended Through Monday

The National Weather Service in Riverton has extended the * Flood Warning for... An Ice Jam in... South central Big Horn County in central Wyoming... North central Washakie County in central Wyoming... * Until 415 PM MST Monday * At 1216 PM MST...

 Obituaries    February 11, 2017

Marilyn R. White

Marilyn R. White, 89, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the Worland Healthcare and RehabilitationCenter. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Randy Oswald and Father Pete... Full story

 Obituaries    February 11, 2017

James Allen Spadt

James (Jim) Allen Spadt, age 76 of Conroe, Texas passed from this life on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Jim was born on December 8, 1940, to Henry and Irene (Miller) Spadt in Worland, Wyoming. He... Full story

 Obituaries    February 11, 2017

Gene Cliame

Longtime Worland resident Donald Eugene "Gene" Cliame passed away at Billings Clinic on February 7, 2017 at age 67, surrounded by his wife and family. Gene was born on August 12, 1949 in Morrill, Nebr... Full story

 Obituaries    February 11, 2017

Gene Cliame Memorial Services Moved

Gene Cliame’s Memorial Services have been moved to the First Southern Baptist Church 821 S 15th St. (Corner of 15th and Washakie Ave) Worland. 11:00am – Tuesday February 14th.... Full story