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 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 14, 2016

Local organizations partner to help the community

WORLAND – The Worland Kiwanis Club donated a check to the Worland Elks Community Diaper Bank during a luncheon Tuesday afternoon. The Worland Elks Community Diaper Bank provides diapers to families...

 
 News    April 7, 2016

Week-long history field trip to D.C., packed full of activities for WHS students

WORLAND — The 2016 Worland High School Honors U.S. History Class recently completed their annual field study to Washington, D.C. the week of March 21-26. Teacher Randy Durr said this is the 17th trip he has taken with students in his classes,...

 
 By Tesia Galvan    News    April 5, 2016

Duo takes first at Science Olympiad

WORLAND – The Worland High School Science Olympiad team placed in seven categories this past Saturday at the Wyoming State Science Olympiad at Casper College. The Wyoming State Science Olympiad is...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    April 2, 2016

State Farm welcomes new agent Ken Westphal

WORLAND – State Farm has added Ken Westphal to its family of Good Neighbor Agents for the Worland, Thermopolis, Ten Sleep and surrounding areas following the retirement of Chuck Glade. “Chuck and the staff have made the transition great. He has h...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 30, 2016

POW-MIA Remembrance

WORLAND – During the Worland American Legion Welcome Home Veterans Ceremony on Saturday, not only the veterans who returned from war were honored, a special moment was taken to remember those who...

 
 News    March 17, 2016

20 members inducted into NHS

WORLAND —Twenty new members were inducted into the Worland High School National Honor Society chapter Tuesday night. There was one senior inducted — Levi Sinn; and 19 juniors Naibeth Ayungua, Chan...

 
 News    March 12, 2016

Jackson's Lucy Martinez wins Poetry Out Loud competition

Lucy Martinez of Summit High School in Jackson is the winner of this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition administered by the Wyoming Arts Council. This year’s runner up is Taelor Nielsen from Worland High School. Third place was awarded to Lauren...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    March 11, 2016

Family honors father, husband with Hawk's Avenue of Flags

THERMOPOLIS - The Hawkins family in Thermopolis is honoring their father and husband, Donald "Hawk" Hawkins with an Avenue of Flags at Monument Hill Cemetery. Julie Hawkins Lehman said after her...

 
 News    March 10, 2016

Two local men earn top Boy Scout honor

Two Worland men had the highest Boy Scout honor bestowed upon them last week. Dustin Fuller and Kimball Croft were awarded the Silver Beaver at an awards luncheon by the Greater Wyoming Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Saturday in Casper.  ...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 9, 2016

Worland High School cheerleaders competing in State Cheerleading Competition today

WORLAND – The state cheerleading competition takes place today with schools from all around the state competing in a variety of different categories. The Worland High School cheerleading squad will...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 8, 2016

Growing a giant pumpkin

WORLAND – The Washakie County Extension office held a class for growing giant pumpkins Saturday with Jay Richard, the 2015 Lungren Girls’ Farm Pumpkin Growing Contest winner, as the main speaker. Richard’s winning giant pumpkin weighed 596...

 
 News    March 8, 2016

Semicolon Project brings mental health, suicide discussion to Wyoming

WORLAND — A nationwide movement to bring a voice to those suffering in silence from mental illness, substance abuse and suicide has come to Wyoming. The idea is call Project Semicolon. A semicolon is used when an author could have ended a sentence...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    March 5, 2016

New firearms store opens in Worland

WORLAND – Husband and wife, Jeff and Terrie Yule opened their firearms store, "PrescribeD Firearms" on 944 Big Horn Avenue in Worland, Feb. 1. The firearms store carries a variety of items for the...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 26, 2016

Red Cross volunteers needed

WORLAND – The American Red Cross of Wyoming is looking for new volunteers in the area to help with the Disaster Action Teams, public affairs and mass care/ sheltering aspects of the organization. There is a need for volunteers all across the state...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 25, 2016

Wyoming BBQ & Bluegrass Festival wins top BBQ event honors

WORLAND - The Wyoming BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, which is held in Worland every August, won the Rocky Mountain BBQ Association 2015 Organizers Cup Challenge and was named the Event of the Year for...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    February 20, 2016

Author: How to write a book in four minutes

Author Roland Smith of Portland, Ore., talked to Worland elementary students on Friday about how he became an author. He said it took him 20 years to learn what he needed to, to write books, but he wo...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 19, 2016

Cowboy Jim Newell Sr. turning 90

WORLAND – Worland resident Jim Newell Sr. will be turning 90 on Sunday. He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Dodge City, Kansas. Newell Sr. moved from Kansas to Missouri in 1934 at the age of 8 and nine...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    February 17, 2016

Worland Zion Lutheran Church expanding

WORLAND – Members of the Zion Lutheran Church in Worland voted unanimously Sunday to start building an extension to their existing building that will add 7,000 square feet and cost the church...

 
 News    February 11, 2016

It's a sweetheart stroll Friday

Come Stroll with your Sweethearts during the Second Friday ArtStroll and Still Strolling Saturday in downtown Thermopolis this weekend. Stroll hours on Friday evening are 5-8 p.m. with Saturday strolling during regular business hours. Brendan Liam,...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    August 14, 2015

Worland's Family Visits Worland

Tracy Ballew, great-great niece of Worland founder C.H. "Dad" Worland, visited the area Wednesday and Thursday, on vacation from her home in Montgomery County, Mo. Ballew hasn't been to Worland since...

 
 News    August 13, 2015

Come 'Strolling Through the Eye of a Needle' during Second Friday ArtStroll

THERMOPOLIS - The Second Friday ArtStroll in downtown Thermopolis, this Friday from 5-8 p.m., will feature fabric and textile artists, live music, refreshments and door prizes. Most downtown...

 
 By Phyllis Lewis    News    August 12, 2015

Plenty of ways to recycle in Washakie County

Several people have asked me to update the list of things that are recycled around here and I am asking you if you know of any more that should be added to the list beside what I've added below. The W...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    August 11, 2015

Volunteers needed to help Nicaraguan children

WORLAND — Sometimes, helping your neighbor knows no border. For Hyattville resident Nancy Jones, what you do locally can make a great difference in the lives of those far away. On Saturday, Aug. 29, Jones and an army of volunteers will meet at the...

 

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