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July 22, 2021

On this day in: 1793 – Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of North America. 1796 - Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by Gen. Moses...

This year's fair entertainment includes rodeos, music and Monster Trucks

Rodeos, live music and monster trucks are just a few of the entertainment events planned to take place at the Washakie County Fairgrounds July 24- 31. RODEO The rodeo is being contracted by the Griemsmans this year, who are new to organizing but...

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School District No. 1 budget slightly down

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees approved their budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year during a special hearing on Wednesday, July 14. The general fund for...

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100 Wyoming Patriot Guard Riders escort Krogman to Worland

WORLAND - Around 100 motorcycles arrived in Worland June 19 escorting First Lieutenant Ray Krogman's casket from Billings Logan International Airport. The motorcyclists were largely of the Patriot...

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COVID UPDATE: Monday, July 12: Active coronavirus cases up by 81 in last week

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased in the past week by 81 as Laramie County continued to lead the state in new cases. Wyoming Department of Health figures showed that in the...

The News Editorial: Wow!

What a Monday in the Big Horn Basin and especially Worland. The Worland community went above and beyond Monday to welcome 1st Lt. Alva Ray Krogman home. Everyone knows the story by now, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Alva Ray Krogman of the 504th Tactical...

Esther M. Marple

Esther M. Marple, 82, formerly of Worland, passed away July 9, 2021, in Sheridan. Esther was born on Aug. 29, 1938, in Salem, Oregon. No services will be help per her...

Lois Elaine Shinkle

Lois Elaine Shinkle, 62-year-old lifelong Thermopolis resident, passed away at the Billings Clinic on July 15, 2021. Lois was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming on May 29, 1959. There are no formal services planned at this...

Jannice Steadman Wingert

Jannice Steadman Wingert, 65, died July 16, 2021, at her home in Thermopolis. Memorial services will be at 5 p.m., Friday, July 23, at the Set Free Church in...

Kenneth Carl Dyrud

Kenneth Carl Dyrud, 64, passed away at his home on July 15, 2021. He was born in Sauk City, Wisconsin on October 3, 1956. Cremation has taken place and no formal services are...

Beverly Ann Hergert

Lifelong Wyoming resident, Beverly Ann (Michel) Hergert, 80, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2021 at Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Beverly was born July 7, 1940 in Worland. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., July 24, 2021, at...

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Lewis E. "Butch" Wiley

Lewis E. "Butch" Wiley passed away at his home in Worland on July 13, 2021 at the age of 78. He was born February 12, 1943 in Worland to Clyde and Treva Wiley of Manderson. He grew up on the family...

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Stanley Albert Roessing

Stanley Albert Roessing, formerly of Worland, passed away July 13, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming. He was born November 13, 1935 to Hilmar Louis and Elsie Caroline (Vorheier) Roessing in New Braunfels,...

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Clarice Mae (Hefenieder) Michel

Clarice Mae Michel, 84-year-old lifelong resident of Worland, Wyoming passed away on July 16, 2021. She was born to George E. and Clara (Spadt) Hefenieder on May 23, 1937 in Worland. She grew up on...

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Betty Jean Carroll

Betty Jean Carroll, 79, of Orlando, FL passed away November 14, 2020. Born August 7, 1941 in Worland, WY, to Harold L Patterson II and Betty Ruth Patterson (nee Reesy), she was raised in Thermopolis,...

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Tracy Jean Brazelton

Tracy Jean (Dworshak) Brazelton, 59-year-old Worland resident passed away at the Billings Clinic on July 5, 2021 with her loving husband by her side. Tracy was born on November 26, 1961 in Bozeman,...

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