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New form of e-cigs lures teens

The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, has been touted – without proof – as a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products and perhaps even a method of breaking the tobacco habit altogether. Now a new, related product with the brand...

 

Riverside dominates academic challenge season

Rebels edge Greybull for small school state title BASIN — On Saturday, April 7 the Riverside academic challenge team wrapped up its season with an impressive showing at the State Finals competition.  The team, which is juniors Adelle Stone and...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    April 7, 2018

Worland Senior Center holds Jam Session Monday night

WORLAND – Starting February, Worland Senior Center started holding a Jam Session the second Monday of each month. The Jam Session is held at the senior center at 6:30 p.m. This Monday night, super nachos are to be served with a cost of $5. Dan...

 

Big Horn County 4-H is going places

BASIN — It’s been a busy early spring for Big Horn County 4-H. Showcasing individual projects and knowledge with more than 200 Big Horn County second- and third-graders was on the agenda March 15 at Ag Day. Youth, parents, chaperones and teachers...

 

Four Honored for academic achievements

WORLAND – Worland High School sophomores Jonathan Anderson, Karter Dunham, Caleb Fraser and Talon Anderson have been selected to fill four of the 85 spots available for the UW (University of Wyoming) summer high school institute in Laramie this...

 

Screaming for health

WORLAND – Worland Middle School students participated in a SmokeScream to demonstrate the ability of healthy lungs and making healthy life decisions last Wednesday. Worland Middle School physical ed...

 

Worland FCCLA earns top honors at state convention

WORLAND — Four Worland High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members qualified for the national convention during state competition last week. As a chapter, Worland also brought home top honors, earning Outstanding...

 

Local Science Olympians place at state

WORLAND — The Worland High School Science Olympiad teams competed at the state competition last weekend at Casper College. Coach Karen Grzybowski said this year the school had two teams, one a 15-member team and the other eight members with 23...

 

Local FFA members to receive highest degree in state

WORLAND – The Wyoming FFA Association has announced the recipients of the 2018 Wyoming State FFA Degree, the highest award the state can bestow on its members. A total of 194 members representing 45 Wyoming FFA chapters earned the degree.  These...

 

Washakie Hospital Foundation making lives better one gift at a time

WORLAND – The Washakie Hospital Foundation has been giving back to the community for many years, first helping the hospital with patient comfort, now giving monetary gifts to cancer patients and helping with mental health first aid and suicide...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    March 27, 2018

Worland Speech and Debate team has two national qualifiers

WORLAND – The National Forensic League National Qualifiers took place two weeks ago in Lander with Worland High School qualifying two members for the national competition in June. Alongside the qualifiers, they also had two alternates, and one who...

 

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...

 

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