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Elliott wins Wyoming Society for Range Management speech competition

WORLAND — The Wyoming section for the Society of Range Management holds an annual meeting that includes a six-to eight-minute prepared speech presentation on a range topic for high school-aged students. For the past 10 years or so the Chief...

 

Former Basin resident elected president-elect of Wyoming State Bar

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Weston T. Graham, an attorney from Sheridan, Wyoming, has been elected president-elect of its organization and will serve as president in 2018-2019. The 2017/2018 election of officers...

 

HSC Public Health sponsors booster seat check Tuesday

THERMOPOLIS — Safe Kids Wyoming, in partnership with Hot Springs County Public Health will kick off Child Passenger Safety Week/Month on Tuesday by encouraging parents to know the Wyoming law. Kids under 9 must be secured in an appropriate child...

 

Auditions set for NWC community theater production 'It's a Wonderful Life' Sept. 14-16 and 18

POWELL — The ever-popular play that tells the story of a small-town man with big dreams comes to Powell Dec. 7-9. Actresses and actors—of all ages ranging from elementary, middle school, high school, college and older adults—throughout the Big...

 

Worland's Taco Barn brings Laredo to Wyoming

WORLAND – Virginia Garcia had always wanted to make and serve authentic Mexican food from her region of Laredo, when she finally realized her dream last year by opening a taco truck on Big Horn...

 

Meeteetse Museums to host Labor Day Archaeology Fair, Quilt Shows

MEETEETSE — The Meeteetse Museums will be hosting its inaugural Labor Day Archaeology Fair on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. Admission is free. The fair will consist of a variety of fun hands-on stations (for youths as well as adults) operated by arch...

 

Elks Citizen of the Year

WORLAND - Every year the Worland Elks Lodge picks a person to receive their citizen of the year award and this year they chose Marty Hinkel for her selfless contributions to people in the community and around the world. Worland Elks Board of Trustees...

 

At The Museum: 'The Sound of Music' auditions start Saturday

The Washakie Museum will be ‘alive with the sound music’ in just a matter of weeks as we prepare to undertake the large-scale community musical production of “The Sound of Music.” We’d love to have you involved! There are opportunities...

 

Public health, cross-country coach team up for healthy, colorful run

WORLAND — Washakie County Public Health is teaming up with the Worland middle school and high school cross-country teams for a healthy but fun run Next Tuesday night. Worland cross-country coach Tanya Kienlen said, “I teamed up with Amanda Heinem...

 

WWII veteran Harold Fabricius turns 90

WORLAND - Sunday, World War II veteran and longtime Worland resident Harold Fabricius celebrated his 90th birthday feeling strong. "I feel good and get along very well," Fabricius stated. Fabricius...

 

Astronomy and the Medicine Wheel

LOVELL — Ivy Merriot will be giving two programs about the Medicine Wheel on Aug. 25. There will be one program at the Lovell Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center at 5 p.m. and the other at the Horseshoe Bend amphitheater at 8 p.m. She will share her...

 

Annual Kirwin trip features logging, bear safety discussion

MEETEETSE — Meeteetse Museums will host its free, annual field trip to Kirwin, the ghost mining town, on this Saturday. The guided tour will begin at Kirwin at 10:30 a.m. Tour participants should meet at the museum by 8:15 a.m. to sign in and also...

 

4-H specialty awards announced for foods

WORLAND - Specialty awards for the Washakie County 4-H members in foods, preservation and cake decorating were announced Wednesday morning following judging Tuesday at the Washakie County Fair....

 

Big Horn Basin Folk Festival includes variety of music this year

THERMOPOLIS — The Big Horn Basin Folk Festival, taking place in Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis Aug. 5-6 will feature another great line-up of local and regional musicians. The music will run from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on...

 

Utility company scam making its way around the Basin again

WORLAND — A utility customer scam that has been circulating for several years appears to have come back to the Big Horn Basin this summer. In 2013, Rocky Mountain Power, in a press release stated that for the past year they have warned customers...

 
 By Taylor Maya    Community    July 21, 2017

Belize Study Abroad: Worland resident goes on medical mission

Through Mayville State University in Mayville, North Dakota and the group People Inspire People, my dream to study abroad became a reality. My journey started when I was applying for nursing school. The nursing school at Mayville State University is...

 

Local young lady competes at 60th Distinguished Young Woman of America contest

MOBILE, Alabama — The 60th annual Distinguished Young Women Nationals Finals was June 29-July 1 in Mobile, Alabama. Distinguished Young Women is a unique program for young women in their senior year of high school that combines the chance to win... Full story

 

Celebrity Chef Mark Anthony performing Wednesday evening

WORLAND - Celebrity Chef Mark Anthony, sponsored by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, is giving a presentation at the Worland Community Center Complex Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. Anthony, who has catered to celebrities such as Jack Nicklaus, Joan...

 

Wyoming Sugar plans big celebration for 100th birthday

WORLAND – In 1916, the Wyoming Sugar Company of Ogden, Utah, started building the sugar factory in Worland. By 1917, just in time for the fall harvest, the factory was completed through the work of about 150 men and at a cost of $1 million. Since...

 

University of Wyoming announces spring semester dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2017 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls. The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who...

 

University of Wyoming announces spring semester graduates

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2017 spring semester. The following degrees may be included on this list: BA (Bachelor of Arts); BAE (Bachelor of Architectural...

 

4-Hers work on skills at Showcase Showdown

LARAMIE — Washakie County 4-H was in Laramie at the University of Wyoming last week participating in the 2017 Showcase Showdown event.  The event drew over 300 4-Hers from across Wyoming to participate in state contests including, livestock...

 

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...

 

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