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UW awards top scholarship to 104 Wyoming students

Worland, Thermopolis students among those honored LARAMIE — One hundred four outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2018 Trustees’ Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming’s top academic...

 

G&F seeks input on wildlife future

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is embarking on a major project to gather input from the public to chart a path for the future of Wyoming’s wildlife. Anyone can get involved and offer comments on wildlife and the Game and Fish...

 

Vocal recital in Emblem next Friday

Jesse Preis and Claire Robertson-Preis, graduate students of music performance in voice at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, will perform at Jesse Preis’ home church, Zion Lutheran Church in Emblem at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec....

 

Local groups again offer Christmas tree recycling

WORLAND — The 23rd annual Christmas tree recycling effort sponsored by the Washakie County Conservation District will be taking place on Jan. 6, 2018. Individuals and volunteers from the Worland Rotary Club, U.S. Department of Agriculture Service...

 

Obamacare deadline fast approaching

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (aka: Obamacare) ends on Friday, Dec. 15, of this year. Previously, open enrollment lasted until the end of January, so the enrollment period for this year has been cut half. But if you miss the December...

 

Meeteetse Museums to host Ashlee Lundvall book signing/Cody Chamber Ensemble Saturday

During the annual “Christmas in Meeteetse” celebration on Saturday, the Meeteetse Museums will host a pair of events. At 1 pm, Cody resident and outdoor accessibility advocate Ashlee Lundvall will conduct an uplifting presentation full of humor a...

 

Ten Sleep Library annual open house Monday

TEN SLEEP — The Friends of the Ten Sleep Library will host their annual Christmas Open House and Silent Auction on Monday from 6-8 p.m. The Library is decorated with wonderful festive decorations and bidding is now open on the silent auction items...

 

Community production of 'It's a Wonderful Life' scheduled for December 7-9

Play features local talent POWELL — The holiday classic that tells the saga of small-town man George Bailey—whose dreams of adventure have been suppressed by family obligation—comes to Powell, Wyoming, Dec. 7-9. Area residents are encouraged...

 

Johnny B. coming to Hot Springs County

THERMOPOLIS — Johnny B.’s “Rhythm Of The North” program is a fast paced, multi-media musical sensation. The performance is filled with sizzling piano, hilarious stories and stunning video images of Alaska scenery and wildlife ... always a...

 

Emily Bryant starts career at Worland Vision

WORLAND – In August, just a few short months after graduation, Emily Bryant began her career as an optometrist joining Dr. Carl Cottrell at Worland Vision Clinic. Before graduation, Bryant spoke...

 

Worland High School FCCLA holding Thanksgiving Socktober Drive

WORLAND — The Worland High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Chapter ran a successful Socktober Drive during October and November 201. The FCCLA Chapter had a goal to collect at least 150 pairs of socks. They achieved that...

 

Hosting Thanksgiving? Some like rehearsing the feast

Before theater professionals perform a play for an audience, they run a dress rehearsal to look for kinks that need fixing before the show opens. Traditional Thanksgiving dinner is a big production that can benefit from rehearsal, too, say some...

 

Jalan Crossland to perform Saturday

BASIN — The Basin City Arts Center presents Jalan Crossland in concert at 7 p.m. this Saturday. Born in San Francisco, Crossland grew up in Ten Sleep and considers himself a hybrid of the two cultures. Crossland’s music is as culturally diverse...

 

How do I keep my skeleton from getting scary?

Aging is normal, losing bone strength doesn’t have to be. In fact, there are several things a person can do to stop or at least slow the deterioration of bone health, a condition called Osteoporosis. There are several risk factors that would make...

 

Kroger completes basic

Army Pvt. Blaine Kroger, a 2017 graduate of Worland High School, recently completed Army Basic and Infantry Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Kroger received the Army’s Infantry Blue Cord and Expert shooter badge during the 14-week...

 

UW's Wyoming Research Scholars Program welcomes largest group to date

LARAMIE — A University of Wyoming program that began with four students in the fall of 2015 has now grown to 36 undergraduates who are engaged in cutting-edge research with faculty mentors. The Wyoming Research Scholars Program (WRSP), part of UW...

 

Gottsche welcomes new therapist

WORLAND – Worland Gottsche welcomed new outpatient orthopedic therapist Sherman Skelton to their family. Skelton started with Gottsche Aug. 23. Born and raised in Thermopolis, Skelton originally had...

 

UW announces summer graduates

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

 

Tritchler returns to Banner Health Clinic

WORLAND — Banner Health Clinic in Worland welcomes back provider Joseph Tritchler, PA-C. Tritchler, a family medicine physician assistant, started seeing patients Oct. 16. He specializes in comprehensive health care for all ages including...

 

Davis honored by State Historical Society

The Wyoming State Historical Society recently recognized individuals and organizations from across the state (and some from out of state) who have contributed to Wyoming’s rich legacy. The awards, presented at the Society’s recent annual...

 

FCCLA collecting books for early readers

WORLAND — Worland High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter is collecting gently used children’s books as a service project.  Advisor Brenda Trippel said, “We are needing picture books through easy chapter books [for...

 

Girl Scouts remains girl-focused

BILLINGS, MONTANA – Following the announcement by Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to open its programs to girls, Girl Scouts remains committed to and believes strongly in the importance of the all-girl, girl-led, and girl-friendly environment. Girl Sco...

 

NWC Forensics takes first in Torrington and Houston tournaments

POWELL — The Northwest College Forensics Team claimed its place as top community college at both the Cougar Swing and the Rice University Invitational tournaments Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Part of the NWC team competed in Torrington, while team members...

 

Walrath chosen to lead the 153rd Airlift Wing

CHEYENNE — Col. Justin Walrath, a Thermopolis native, was chosen as the next commander of the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlfit Wing. He assumes command from Col. Paul Lyman on Nov. 4. Currently Walrath serves as the wing’s 153rd...

 

VFW sponsors patriotic essay contest

WORLAND — The Veterans of Foreign Wars have announced their 2017-2018 student essay contests. The Patriot’s Pen contest for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders, has a theme of “America’s Gift to My Generation.” Patriot’s Pen is a...

 

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