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September 12, 2019

Inside this week's issue are Blair's and Bomgaars (print and online only), and Reese & Ray's (print...

Agencies identify strengths in boom exercise

Twenty-six participants from 11 different agencies participated in the river boom exercise on the Big Horn River Saturday morning. Worland Fire Chief Chris Kocher said, "Overall we identified some...

Rachel's Challenge returns to Worland schools

WORLAND – Rachel’s Challenge is set to make a return to Worland Middle School and Worland High School on Monday and Tuesday This will be the second year in a row that the program has come to Worland, and it will come with a little bit of a...

Demo derby, sugar cookie contest added to Harvest Festival fun

WORLAND — After three years under the auspices of the Worland business group FridayFest Merchants Harvest Fest has been revamped as Harvest Festival, sponsored and organized by the Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce in its fourth year. The...

Warriors determined to limit turnovers vs. Cody

WORLAND - The scoreboard in the Worland High School football team's first game of the season was a bit deceiving. The Warriors lost to the Powell Panthers 24-7 and while it seems like a beat down the...

Lady Pioneers off to a solid start

TEN SLEEP - Normally, the first quarter of the season Ten Sleep High School volleyball is spent building chemistry and learning the ropes. This year the Lady Pioneers have gotten off to a decent...

HSCHS cross-country ahead of schedule

THERMOPOLIS - It is early in the cross-country team season and the Hot Springs County High School runners are already beating expectations. If they keep up their current pace, coach Stephanie Metz...

Karla's Kolumn: 20 years and counting

A week ago on Wednesday, Sept. 4, my husband, Alan and I, celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. Last week we had a story of a couple married 70 years and this week we have one with a couple...

Tracie's Thoughts: When did the police become the enemy?

It seems that every time you read the news, via newspaper or internet, or listen to the news, another law enforcement officer has been attacked, shot or killed. I don't understand why law enforcement...

Shirley Irelan

Shirley Irelan, 89 of Thermopolis, WY passed away at the Hot Springs Memorial Hospital on Friday, September 6, 2019. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 13, 2019, at...

Paul Lewis Scott

Paul Lewis Scott, Jr., 70, died Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Washakie Medical Center in Worland, WY following a long battle with heart failure. He is survived by his wife, Emma Jean Scott of...

Joseph Billy 'Joe' Watkins

Joseph Billy “Joe” Watkins, 58, died Sept. 8, 2019, in Hot Springs County as a result of a motorcycle accident. Memorial services will be Wednesday, September 18, 11 a.m. at the Risen Son Southern Baptist...

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