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Wheeler elected to three offices during Girls State in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE — Emily Wheeler, Girls State delegate from Worland, attended the 75th session of American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State held on the campus of Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne on June 11-17. Wheeler was elected...

 

Badlands Poker Run Saturday

WORLAND – The Washakie Hospital Foundation’s fifth annual Badlands Poker Run, to benefit local community members diagnosed with cancer, is Saturday. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at Rumors Sports Bar and Grill located at 1515 Big Horn Ave. in...

 

Washakie County 4-H intern using classwork to help guide junior leaders

WORLAND – Washakie County 4-H intern Kellynne Doyle, has been an 4-H intern for two summers in preparation of one day becoming a 4-H youth educator. “I was in 4-H for nine or 10 years and I did the internship last year too and that’s kind of...

 

Worland resident Alice Lass turns 85

Blowing out 80 birthday candles today is Worland resident Alice Lass. "I was born in a little A-frame house on the west side of the river on the county line," reflects Alice. "You should see the...

 

Northwest College 2016-17 graduates

POWELL — Students from 18 states and 10 countries were among the 284 students who graduated from Northwest College in May. December 2016 graduates are also listed. Northwest College, located in Powell, is a two-year, residential college offering tr...

 

Young friends help out humane society

WORLAND — Two 10-year-old friends will spend an afternoon and early evening Wednesday trying to raise funds and awareness of the many animals available for adoption at New Horizons Care Center. Audra Neighbors and Aubree Kruger volunteer at New...

 

Local truck driver recognized for safe driving

WORLAND – During the 78th annual Wyoming Trucking Association convention on May 19, in Casper, Admiral Transport Corp. of Worland truck driver Bill Reed was recognized as the fourth quarter 2016 driver for driving professionally for nearly 40...

 

Northwest College announces 2016-17 graduates

POWELL — Students from 18 states and 10 countries were among the 284 students who graduated from Northwest College in May. December 2016 graduates are also listed. Northwest College in Powell is a two-year, residential college offering transfer...

 

Two golden tickets found in Worland

WORLAND – The Willy Wonka Golden Tickets in the story “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” gave five children an exclusive look into the workings of Willy Wonka’s remarkable factory. Staying in theme with the original story the Washakie Museum...

 

Red noses: Bringing awareness to child poverty

WORLAND — South Side students in Julie Newell’s third-grade class celebrated Red Nose Day Thursday, May 25. Newell said she is using Red Nose Day to teach the students lessons on poverty and knowing the difference between wants and needs. She...

 

Worland student places 3rd in Letters About Literature

CHEYENNE – Isiac Hines, a ninth-grade student at Colter Jr./Sr. High School in Worland, took third place in Wyoming Level 3 (grades 9-12) competition in the 2016-17 Letters About Literature contest. The Wyoming State Library conducted state-level...

 

Veterans assistance in Park, Big Horn, Washakie and Hot Springs counties

CHEYENNE — A Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout June. Brad Cline is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and fed...

 

Three Worland student authors win State Young Authors

WORLAND — The 2017 Wyoming State Young Authors results were released last week with three Worland students earning top honors. First-place honors for Worland went to Kaitlyn Bostrom, non-fiction, 10th grade, “Giving Up”; Gavin Schneider,...

 

WMC staff members honored in National Hospital Week

WORLAND – Recently, the staff at Washakie Medical Center celebrated National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week May 6-12. This gave WMC the opportunity to say thank you to its 114 hospital employees. It was a week of special recognition activit...

 

CatchAFire barbecue is Saturday at Circle J Ranch

WORLAND – The CatchAFire team is holding a free barbecue at the Circle J Ranch east of Ten Sleep Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for anyone who wishes to attend. Co-coordinator Frank Ley stated that everyone one is welcome, single and married,...

 

Bennett earns John Phillip Sousa Award®

WORLAND — Worland High School band instructor Willie Wright recently announced his 2016-2017 awards. Senior Dane Bennett, who was an All-Northwest Band selection and a first alternate All-National Band selection was honored as the most outstanding...

 

Harlem Ambassadors visit Ten Sleep School

TEN SLEEP – The Harlem Ambassadors, a professional basketball team that tours around the country nine months out of the year, visited the Ten Sleep School Monday afternoon to promote staying in scho...

 

Washakie County Homemakers 2017 Unsung Hero: Bonnie Hefenieder

By Christine Weber Guest Writer The Washakie County Homemakers has nominated Bonnie Hefenieder as the group’s 2017 Unsung Hero. Bonnie has been a member of the Homemakers since the early 1970s; and currently as a member-at-large, serves as the...

 

Worland student among those recognized for artwork by Governor Mead

CHEYENNE - Eleven Wyoming students from across the state were recognized for their artwork in Cheyenne on April 21 by Governor Mead. The celebration acknowledged their achievement in art and...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    Community    May 3, 2017

'Big Fish' musical opens Thursday

WORLAND - The Worland High School Drama Department will present the Broadway musical "Big Fish" this Thursday and Friday. Under the direction of Rick Dorn, "Big Fish" has a 25-plus member cast and crew with Dominic Damiano as the lead, Edward Bloom....

 

Born Again retail store is 'born again' at new, larger location

WORLAND - Born Again store has been "born again" at a new location just down the street from where it was for eight years. Born Again is a retail store operated by the Born Again Board as an outreach...

 

Total eclipse to be commemorated on Forever Stamp

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service will soon release a first-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it. The Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp, which commemorates the Aug. 21 eclipse, transforms into an image of the moon from the heat of a...

 

Ten Sleep artists earn 21 ribbons at state symposium

TEN SLEEP — Ten Sleep Pioneers fended very well at the Wyoming High School State Art Symposium April 21-22 at the Casper Events Center again this year, according to art instructor Dusty Stephenson. Stephenson said, “I’m so proud of these...

 

Burlington junior wins American Dream Essay Contest

CASPER – A junior at Burlington High School shared how her parents are her heroes, taking home the top prize in the American Dream Essay Contest. Kaeli Hernandez received a total of $5,300 for her...

 

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