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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,...

 

State's brucellosis team plans meetings in Worland, Lovell   

WORLAND — The status of brucellosis in Wyoming, producer requirements for transport or selling and liability and reports on a new test for the disease are among topics at February meetings in Worland and Lovell presented by members of the...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    January 30, 2018

Worland High School debate team sees another win

WORLAND — WHS debate team witnessed another win this weekend at their tournament in Jackson Hole. “We won overall for small schools,” Rick Dorn, the debate team coach, said. “There were some kids who advanced in every area that they were...

 

Area students on UW president's list

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2017 fall semester president’s honor roll. The president’s honor roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade-point...

 

Local students named to University of Wyoming dean's lists

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

 

17 earn All-State Music honors

WORLAND — Seventeen Worland High School music students were selected for All-State music groups, participating in All-State Music Jan. 15-16 in Evanston. Selected for All-State Orchestra were Dane Bennett, oboe and Caleb Fraser, bassoon. All-State...

 

Bighorn Canyon ranger to present program on Yellowtail Dam

POWELL — Park ranger Todd Johnson from the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area will be giving a multi-media talk on the creation of the Yellowtail Dam tonight. The presentation, which is part of the Powell Valley Community Education program,...

 

6th annual men's CatchAFire event Friday and Saturday

WORLAND – The sixth annual men’s CatchAFire event is Friday from 5:30 – 9:15 p.m. at the Worland Middle School Auditorium and Saturday, for those desiring a deeper walk with the Lord, from 8 – 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church located at...

 

Area students named to MSU fall semester honor rolls

BOZEMAN -- Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2017. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the president’s and the dean’s honor roll. Students must complete a minimum of 12 degree-eligible credit...

 

Northwest College fall honor rolls released

POWELL — Northwest College named 463 to its 2017 fall semester honor rolls, including local students. Located 70 miles from Yellowstone National Park, Northwest College is a two-year, residential college offering transfer and technical programs of...

 

Master frame maker to demonstrate at Woodturners club meeting

WORLAND — Master frame maker, carver, gilder and print maker Barrie Lynn Bryant of Kirby will present making tondo frames to the Worland Wyoming Woodturners during the club meeting at 9 a.m. this Saturday, at 1092 Ponderosa in Sam Angelo’s...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    January 12, 2018

Clay Gibbons presents 'The Woman in Blue' for Hot Springs Historical Society

WORLAND – The 1897 Wyoming was more of a wild and lawless settlement than ever. Sweeping upon this scene came the unruly Belle Drewry, who brought her own brand of mayhem and debauchery. Worland man Clay Gibbons spins the true tale of crime, death,...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    January 10, 2018

Worland speech team looks to improve on last year's second-place finish at state

WORLAND — Now that school has started up again, so has speech and debate. This year, Worland High School coach Rick Dorn has about 30 students competing. Dorn said that some of the top returners from last year include Paris Caines and Rachael...

 

First Day Hikes scheduled at area parks

WORLAND — In what is becoming an increasingly popular New Year’s Day activity, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails provides “First Day Hikes” – a perfect way for Wyoming residents and out-of-state visitors to celebrate the New...

 

McClure chosen for CSC dean's list

CHADRON, Nebraska — Jalynn McClure of Worland was one of 369 Chadron State College students who met requirements for the fall 2017 dean’s list by earning at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students must be enrolled in...

 

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