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Basin author to visit The Mount Calvary Assembly of God church

WORLAND — Jim Rannells of Basin, author of the book “A Peace That Passes All Understanding” will be the guest speaker at the Mount Calvary Assembly of God Church, Third and Robertson, in Worland this Sunday at 11 a.m. Rannells and his family...

 

2nd annual March for Meals Saturday

WORLAND - The Worland Senior Citizens Center is sponsoring the second annual March for Meals event Saturday from 10 a.m. – noon on the bike path located at the junction of 15th Street and Washakie Avenue. The event will help sustain the senior...

 

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

CHEYENNE — A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout April. Josh Schmidt is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss...

 

New NHS inductees at WHS

Six seniors and 25 juniors were inducted into the Worland High School chapter of National Honor Society Tuesday night at the Little Theater. They were seniors Joslyn Alonzo, Cherith Ferrett, Jay...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 14, 2018

Thermopolis speech team 5th; Glasson earns Coach of Year honors

WORLAND – The Hot Springs County High School forensics team captured fifth place in the Class 3A division at the state meet in Lander last weekend. More than 500 high school students from across Wyoming competed at the state speech meet. HSCHS...

 

Bringing home hardware from 3A state contest

WORLAND – Since 2009, the Worland High School cheerleading squad has been working to get back into the top three at the state competition and they succeeded last Wednesday with a third-place finish...

 

WHS science students compete with boats

WORLAND — Worland High School students from the six physical science classes will be testing out their cardboard and duct tape boats they have made for an assessment involving engineering,...

 

NWC Forensics claims first at Western States Tournament

POWELL — Northwest College Forensics claimed its place as top community college in the Western States Communication Association Tournament at Santa Clara University in California. The team took second overall behind the University of Utah, and...

 

Third annual 'Ignite The Basin' tonight

BASIN — “Enlighten us but make it quick” is the tagline for Ignite Talks. Ignite Talks began in Seattle in 2006 and are now in more than 350 cities worldwide including Basin, according to organizer Lynn Davies. Ignite’s mission is...

 

Wyoming Academic Bowl Team of deaf and hard-of-hearing students headed back to nationals

CHEYENNE — For a fourth consecutive year, Wyoming will send a team of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (D/HH) students to the Gallaudet University National Academic Bowl competition in Washington, D.C. The Academic Bowl challenges D/HH high school...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 7, 2018

Worland High School speech and debate hope to cap season with place at state meet

WORLAND – With a successful regular season behind them, the Worland High School speech and debate team is now focusing on their next meet, the state meet this Thursday through Saturday in Lander. Those who will be competing are Kaitlyn Bostrom and...

 

Worland squad to compete in state cheerleading competition Wednesday

WORLAND – Worland High School cheerleaders are heading to Casper Wednesday morning for the state cheerleading competition, with high hopes and a desire to place better than ever before with a...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 2, 2018

A win in Greybull for the Worland High School forensics team

WORLAND – Last weekend, the WHS speech and debate team had a meet in Greybull where they grabbed another win. Worland placed second overall and captured first place for 3A schools. Multiple individuals and duets broke through during the meet....

 

Thermopolis speech and debate team doing exceptional this season

WORLAND – The Hot Springs County High School speech and debate team has seen a handful of wins this season. With a young team, they’ve brought home a fourth-place finish at Kelly Walsh, a third place from Jackson and a second place in 3A from...

 

Riverside academic team wins small-school title

BASIN — The Riverside Academic Challenge team is coming off a busy week of competition.  On Feb. 17 the team got up early and drove to Torrington to compete at Eastern Wyoming Community College in the last of the regular season meets.  The two...

 

Thinking About Health

What happens in Idaho in the coming weeks undoubtedly will not stay in Idaho. What happens there could make a big difference in how much you pay for your health insurance – or whether you can even get insurance. Idaho’s Republican governor, C....

 

Worland Middle School presents World War II musical

WORLAND – “Kilroy Was Here.” It was a staple that began in the lead-up to World War II, and soon became famous across Europe as an indication that American GIs had been in the area. A simple cartoon character, drawn on walls and battlegrounds...

 

Worland speech and debate team takes fourth at Natrona County

WORLAND – The Worland Speech and Debate team went to Natrona County for their most recent tournament two weeks ago. This tournament was the second biggest tournament of the state with 30 schools competing from Wyoming and outside the state....

 

Worland Senior Center starts up annual tax assistance

WORLAND – Monday, Feb. 12, was the first day of the Worland Senior Center’s annual tax assistance. Sherry Stottler has been in charge of this event for two years. “The taxes here at the senior center have been getting done for a lot of...

 

UW announces fall graduates

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

 

Youth encouraged to check out ag industry

WORLAND — For the second year in a row, the University of Wyoming Washakie County Extension is hosting a Youth Ag Career Event during WESTI (Wyoming Extension’s Strategically and Technologically Informative) Ag Days next week. The Youth Ag...

 

Community blood drive Feb. 20

WORLAND — Head to the Worland Senior Center Tuesday, Feb. 20, for the bi-monthly blood drive from the United Blood Services. The blood drive runs from noon to 5 p.m. at the Worland Senior Citizens Center. United Blood Services is a...

 

RHS Science Bowl team grabs second in regional contest

BASIN — On Saturday two three-member teams from Riverside High School participated in the regional science bowl in Casper.  The science bowl, which is funded by the Department of Energy tests high school students on questions dealing with...

 

Middle school musicians perform at Showalter Music Festival Feb. 10

POWELL — Outstanding performers from the Showalter Memorial Music Festival present a free concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium at Northwest College in Powell. The festival is named in memory of...

 

Riverside students shine in academic contests

BASIN — Riverside Academic Challenge is in the midst of its season with several meets coming up in Cheyenne, Torrington and Billings.  The team has been on a roll this year finishing in the top three spots in all of its competitions so far,...

 

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