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September 19, 2019

Check out the 2019 Hunting Edition inside this week's issue. Inserts this week include Blair's and Bomgaar's (print and...

New owners close IGA Worland store

WORLAND - Reese & Ray's IGA in Worland will not be re-opening, according to officials from new owners, Eaglecav LLC out of South Dakota. Rodney Messmer of Eaglecav said on Monday that the grocery... Full story

DeMunbrun appointed to fill Ward 2 vacancy

WORLAND - Worland Mayor Jim Gill appointed, with council approval, Kody DeMunbrun to fill the Ward 2 vacancy left by the death earlier this summer of Dennis Koch. DeMunbrun was one of three...

Governor speaks on importance of agriculture

WORLAND — Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon visited Worland Saturday speaking at the Wyoming Sugar annual community barbecue during the Harvest Festival on the importance of agriculture. He said ag is one of the top three industries in the state, but...

Hear Me Out...College athletics and money

Last week the California Senate passed a bill that’s going to allow student-athletes to seek out endorsements and make money off their likenesses. It’s a groundbreaking bill that I’m sure has NCAA president Mark Emmett and pals panicked. If... Full story

Warriors repeat as 3A East champs

Warriors repeat as 3A East champs Simmons defends conference title, WHS Golf nabs six total All-Conference honors By ALEX KUHN Sport Editor WORLAND - It was another big win for the Warriors as they... Full story

Lady Bobcats earn big road victory in Powell

THERMOPOLIS - The Hot Springs County High School volleyball team was on the road twice last week, first was their Sept. 12 match at Powell High School and on Sept. 13-14 they were at Rawlins High... Full story

The News Editorial: In times of trouble, focus on the positive

Shoppers in Worland Sunday found the Reese & Ray’s IGA store closed with a notice “Closed until further notice” posted on the doors. Now the signs just say closed but the liquor store remains open. Yes, one more business closing is a...

Local teacher receives award to aid struggling readers

WORLAND – Washakie County School District No. 1 teacher Sharee Barrus is attending (remotely and onsite) Saint Mary's College of California, for a full-time year of study focusing on how best to... Full story

Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Geis

Mary Elizabeth "Beth" (Waln) Geis, 89, of Worland, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Washakie Medical Center. She was born July 6, 1930 at the family ranch on Spring Creek near Ten Sleep,... Full story

Valerie Ann Gossens Shoopman

Valerie Ann Gossens Shoopman, 59, of Ten Sleep, passed away September 11, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 18, 1960 to Darrel Raymond... Full story

Dee Melin

Dee Melin, born Jacquelyn Delores Anderson, died on September 15, 2019 at Worland Healthcare Center. She was 89. She was born on November 2, 1929 in Oregon City, Oregon to Myrtle Mae (Grisham) and... Full story

Patrick "Pat" Isbell

Patrick “Pat” Isbell, 62, of Victor, MT, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT. He was born June 14, 1957 in Worland, WY to Dallas and Irene (Byram) Isbell. After attending high school he... Full story

Virginia Mae Bury

Virginia Mae Bury, 90, passed away Sept. 16, 2019, at Washakie Medical Center in Worland. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church, Thermopolis, Friday, Sept.... Full story

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