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 By Karla Pomeroy    Community    April 26, 2017 

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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 25, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 21, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 20, 2017

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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 14, 2017

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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 13, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 13, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 11, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 6, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 6, 2017

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”...

 
 Community    April 5, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 5, 2017

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...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    April 4, 2017

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...

 
 Community    April 4, 2017

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),...

 
 Community    March 31, 2017

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...

 
 Community    March 30, 2017

Four FCCLA members qualify for nationals

WORLAND — Six members of the Worland FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter traveled to Cheyenne March 21-24 for the Wyoming State FCCLA Convention and Competition and four qualified for the national convention. While in...

 
 Community    March 29, 2017

215 Wyoming FFA members to receive highest degree in state

CHEYENNE— The Wyoming FFA Association has announced the recipients of the 2017 Wyoming State FFA Degree, the highest award the state can bestow on its members. A total of 215 members representing 47 Wyoming FFA chapters earned the degree,...

 
 Community    March 28, 2017

Wyoming Department of Health: Keep poison help number handy

Keeping the Wyoming Poison Center number handy can help families stay safe and prevent poison-related tragedies, according to a Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) representative. Wyoming Poison Center help can be reached by calling 1-800-222-1222....

 
 By Doug Miyamoto    Community    March 22, 2017

Working for agriculture and citizens of Wyoming

The value of agriculture to the state of Wyoming cannot just be measured through the direct economic impact to the state of Wyoming. While the agriculture sector brings a significant direct economic impact, the value of open spaces, heritage,...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    March 22, 2017

Two WHS students qualify for nationals

WORLAND – Worland High School speech and debate students Dalen Brazelton and Taelor Nielsen qualified for the National speech and debate tournament last weekend during the national qualifying tournament in Casper. Brazelton qualified in dramatic...

 
 Community    March 21, 2017

Ensuring a safe food supply for Wyoming

While state meat plant inspections may not be the first thing you think about when you hear about the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, it is an important part of the work the department does for citizens and the agriculture industry in Wyoming. As...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    Community    March 17, 2017

WHS Student Council raises funds for Make-A-Wish Foundation

WORLAND – Every year during the months of March and April the Worland High School Student Council raises funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help make a child’s wish come true. “We have raised around $1,500 each year for the last two...

 
 Community    March 16, 2017

Worland to host Jackalope Jump Saturday

WORLAND – Dressed in crazy costumes, area residents will jump into freezing cold waters and become “below zero heros” to raise money for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes. This fundraiser is a family-friendly, community event bringing...

 
 Community    March 14, 2017

Residents invited to Alzheimer's disease listening sessions

CHEYENNE — Wyoming residents are invited by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) and other partners to share thoughts and ideas for addressing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias at a series of statewide listening sessions. A task force is...

 

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