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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...

 

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...

 

Washakie County 4-H intern using classwork to help guide junior leaders

WORLAND – Washakie County 4-H intern Kellynne Doyle, has been an 4-H intern for two summers in preparation of one day becoming a 4-H youth educator. “I was in 4-H for nine or 10 years and I did the internship last year too and that’s kind of...

 

Worland resident Alice Lass turns 85

Blowing out 80 birthday candles today is Worland resident Alice Lass. "I was born in a little A-frame house on the west side of the river on the county line," reflects Alice. "You should see the...

 

Northwest College 2016-17 graduates

POWELL — Students from 18 states and 10 countries were among the 284 students who graduated from Northwest College in May. December 2016 graduates are also listed. Northwest College, located in Powell, is a two-year, residential college offering tr...

 

Young friends help out humane society

WORLAND — Two 10-year-old friends will spend an afternoon and early evening Wednesday trying to raise funds and awareness of the many animals available for adoption at New Horizons Care Center. Audra Neighbors and Aubree Kruger volunteer at New...

 

Local truck driver recognized for safe driving

WORLAND – During the 78th annual Wyoming Trucking Association convention on May 19, in Casper, Admiral Transport Corp. of Worland truck driver Bill Reed was recognized as the fourth quarter 2016 driver for driving professionally for nearly 40...

 

Northwest College announces 2016-17 graduates

POWELL — Students from 18 states and 10 countries were among the 284 students who graduated from Northwest College in May. December 2016 graduates are also listed. Northwest College in Powell is a two-year, residential college offering transfer...

 

Two golden tickets found in Worland

WORLAND – The Willy Wonka Golden Tickets in the story “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” gave five children an exclusive look into the workings of Willy Wonka’s remarkable factory. Staying in theme with the original story the Washakie Museum...

 

Red noses: Bringing awareness to child poverty

WORLAND — South Side students in Julie Newell’s third-grade class celebrated Red Nose Day Thursday, May 25. Newell said she is using Red Nose Day to teach the students lessons on poverty and knowing the difference between wants and needs. She...

 

Worland student places 3rd in Letters About Literature

CHEYENNE – Isiac Hines, a ninth-grade student at Colter Jr./Sr. High School in Worland, took third place in Wyoming Level 3 (grades 9-12) competition in the 2016-17 Letters About Literature contest. The Wyoming State Library conducted state-level...

 

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

CHEYENNE — A Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout June. Brad Cline is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and fed...

 

Three Worland student authors win State Young Authors

WORLAND — The 2017 Wyoming State Young Authors results were released last week with three Worland students earning top honors. First-place honors for Worland went to Kaitlyn Bostrom, non-fiction, 10th grade, “Giving Up”; Gavin Schneider,...

 

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