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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...

 

Sign Club offers Enchanted Evening

WORLAND –The Worland sign language club, with students from third to 12th grade, will be offering audience members an enchanted evening, singing and signing classic Disney songs, at 7 p.m. Thursday evening in the Worland High School Little...

 

Veterans assistance dates set for May

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

 

Worland student among those performing at spring jazz night

POWELL — The Northwest College Music Department presents “Spring Jazz Night” Tuesday, April 25, with a 7 p.m. performance in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium. The concert features a variety of jazz standards as well as contemporary...

 

WHS Key Club sponsors run for diapers

WORLAND – The Worland High School Key Club is holding their fourth annual Bunny Dash Fun Run at 9 a.m. Saturday to benefit the Worland Elks Community Diaper Bank. “We will be having a 5K fun run/walk to benefit the diaper bank this Saturday. The...

 

WHS speech and debate honors

WORLAND – During the Worland High School speech and debate awards banquet Thursday evening students were honored for their dedication and hard work during 2016-2017 the speech and debate season. Worland High School speech and debate coach Rick...

 

Ten Sleep marketing plan team wins state title

CHEYENNE — The Ten Sleep FFA came home from the State FFA Convention last week with a state championship marketing plan team and another state officer. Advisor Jarred Bower announced that the marketing plan team of Madison Anderson, Allison...

 

April is STD Awareness Month

 CHEYENNE — Gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases are a growing burden in Wyoming and across the nation, particularly among younger individuals, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). In Wyoming, the rate of gonorrhea inf...

 

Two Worland students among student performers at Monday's NWC concert

POWELL — The Northwest College Concert Band and Concert Choir will blend their talents in a 7 p.m. performance Monday, April 10, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium. The groups, directed by NWC’s Craig Olson and Brennan Baglio, will p...

 

Scholars presentation focuses on libraries, cultural gems during National Library Week

MEETEETSE — The Meeteetse Branch Library will sponsor a free presentation by Mary and Richard Maturi Monday at noon at the Meeteetse Senior Center at 1105 Park Ave. Maturis’ “Cultural Gems: an eclectic look at Unique United States libraries”...

 

Paintrock FFA teams did well in two recent contests

BASIN — At Northwest College, the sales team was fourth with Jordan Jochems fourth high Individual, according to advisor Jared Boardman. The meats team was fourth with Morgan Haley fourth high individual. The livestock team was second with Jordan...

 

Curtis wins Regional Star in agribusiness

Curtis wins Regional Star in agribusiness Vance Curtis, a senior at Worland High School and a member of the Chief Washakie FFA chapter has been selected as the Wyoming FFA Regional Star in agribusiness and is in the running for the Wyoming FFA State...

 

Alpine Medical opens store in Worland

WORLAND – Chip and Bonnie Newton, owners of the Alpine Medical store in Cody, which opened in April 2014, opened a second store in Worland Feb. 13, to meet the orthopedic needs of the community, with a third store to be opened in Powell about a...

 

Worland High School Choir continues banner year

WORLAND — Of the 16 students selected to the 2017 All-State Jazz Choir, seven were from Worland High School — Kyra Klinghagen (sophomore), Jaycee Page (junior), Courtney Woolery (senior), Nathaniel Nelson (sophomore), Chris Nicholas (sophomore),...

 

RHS speech takes second; two members earn state titles

BASIN — The eight-member Riverside High School speech and debate team proved it’s about quality not quantity when it came to placing at the State Meet in Green River earlier this month. As a team, Riverside captured second place (reserve...

 

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