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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...

 

Two ways to screen for colon cancer

WORLAND - The Admiral Beverage Medical Center (ABMC) is partnering with the Wyoming Cancer Coalition and Wyoming Cancer Resource Service for a colon cancer awareness event that began Monday and...

 

Community  blood drive  next week

WORLAND — Head to the Worland Senior Center next Tuesday 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 Center. United Blood Services is a nonprofit community...

 

Igleheart earns Marine instructor certification

WORLAND — Jeff Igleheart recently completed the Marine Combat Instructor for Water Survival (MCIWS) course based out of the Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, California. MCIWS is designed to train and equip United States Marines for amphibious...

 

October fun at local libraries

National Friends of the Library Week is Oct. 15-21. This celebration is a time to promote the Friends of the Library in our communities and raise awareness about our libraries. It is an excellent opportunity for you to join the Friends groups and sup...

 

Northwest College Forensics Team kicks off season in Colorado Springs

POWELL — The NWC Forensics Team started the season strong at the Colorado College Swing, competing in the James “Al” Johnson Memorial tournament Sept. 22-23 and the Al Johnson Swing Sept. 24. The nine students finished in first place among...

 

Enzi accepting nominees to military academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. is accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. military service academies for the 2018 school year. Every year, Enzi gives Wyoming youth considering military careers the opportunity to apply...

 

Montana Shakespeare in the Schools to tour Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'

BOZEMAN – Montana Shakespeare in the Schools enters its 25th season in 2017 with a tour of “Twelfth Night” to regional middle and high schools. Several public performances will also be offered. MSIS will perform the comedy to nearly 12,000...

 

UW to host High School Art Intensive

LARAMIE — Wyoming high school students with a strong interest in the visual arts will converge on the University of Wyoming campus Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30. Students and their art teachers will participate in the High School Art Intensive,...

 

Elliott wins Wyoming Society for Range Management speech competition

WORLAND — The Wyoming section for the Society of Range Management holds an annual meeting that includes a six-to eight-minute prepared speech presentation on a range topic for high school-aged students. For the past 10 years or so the Chief...

 

Former Basin resident elected president-elect of Wyoming State Bar

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar is pleased to announce that Weston T. Graham, an attorney from Sheridan, Wyoming, has been elected president-elect of its organization and will serve as president in 2018-2019. The 2017/2018 election of officers...

 

HSC Public Health sponsors booster seat check Tuesday

THERMOPOLIS — Safe Kids Wyoming, in partnership with Hot Springs County Public Health will kick off Child Passenger Safety Week/Month on Tuesday by encouraging parents to know the Wyoming law. Kids under 9 must be secured in an appropriate child...

 

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