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 By Cyd Lass    News    December 6, 2018

Pinnacle Bank's 33rd annual Festival of Trees this weekend

WORLAND – Friday and Saturday, Pinnacle Bank will be hosting their 33rd annual Festival of Trees, which will be open to the public. With 23 decorated trees this year, along with multiple miscellaneous items and wreaths, people will be able to...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    December 5, 2018

WHS drama team holds State Champ title

WORLAND – Last weekend, Worland High School's drama team won first place in 3A sweepstakes in Rock Springs and Green River. With 186 points, WHS was the third highest in the tournament against 28...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    December 4, 2018

WHS drama team takes state title

WORLAND – The final state drama results show that Worland High School received first place in 3A Sweepstakes with 186 points and was the third highest in the tournament among school’s competing. This weekend, Worland’s drama team headed to the...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 27, 2018

First annual tree lighting ceremony goes off without hitch

WORLAND – With winter holidays just around the corner, decorating is in full swing to anticipate celebrations. This includes decorating around the town to get everyone in the festive mood. This...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 24, 2018

Worland High School senior directs school play

WORLAND – Next week, Worland High School's drama team will be attending the state drama competition in Rock Springs. One of the students attending this competition with a student directed play is...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 22, 2018

Small Business Saturday encourages to shop local for the holidays

Worland – Those looking to holiday shop are lacing up their snow boots to hit the Black Friday sales or charging their devices for Cyber Monday. On Saturday, people are encouraged to shop locally and to support more independent businesses. Small...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 15, 2018

Full circle: 2008 4-H baby completes first year in youth program

WORLAND – The first week of October is designated National 4-H Week. In observance, the Roadrunner Club puts together a baby basket for the first baby born in the local hospital that week. Though they don’t always find out who receives this baske...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 13, 2018

Stars Go Dim to perform in Worland tonight

WORLAND – Christian music listeners are in for a special treat with a concert by Christian pop-rock band, Stars Go Dim tonight at the Worland Middle School auditorium. Originally formed in 2007 as a mainstream pop band, Stars Go Dim is now the...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 8, 2018

Veterans Day celebrations start today

WORLAND – Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11 with the federal observance on Monday. Around the Big Horn Basin, schools and businesses alike are planning ways to observe the holiday and honor veterans. Things kick off tonight thanks to Washakie County...

 
 By Cyd Lass    Community    November 7, 2018

Worland High School presents drama showcase

WORLAND – Thursday will kick off the Worland High School's two-day drama showcase. The drama showcase will feature two one act plays and a handful of various types of small acting pieces. Thursday...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    November 6, 2018

WYLC to be taking care package donations

WORLAND – Recently, the Worland Youth Learning Center (WYLC) started taking donations for their military care packages that will be going out to an 18 soldier-unit marine base in Kuwait. This month at WYLC’s parent party, attendees will be...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    October 31, 2018

The celebration of Day of the Dead

WORLAND – Different cultures and religions celebrate with a variety of different holidays and traditions. Day of the Dead, or also known as Dia de los Muertos, proves no different. Day of the Dead, though its not much of a common celebration...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    October 24, 2018

Plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween

WORLAND – There are plenty of events around the Big Horn Basin this month to get you and your family into the spooky mood for the Halloween season. Events kick off this week with Worland's RT...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    October 18, 2018

Black Thunder receives superior rating at state

WORLAND – Last Saturday, Worland High School's marching band, Black Thunder, traveled to their state competition up in Casper. At this competition, Black Thunder faced off from 21 other schools in...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    October 6, 2018

Screen-free week proves successful within participants

WORLAND – For three years, Washakie County Public Health (WCPH) has held an annual screen-free week for children of the community. Last month they held the event once again. Last year, 60 students spent 16-20 hours screen-free as a way to spend tim...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 29, 2018

Black Thunder to host Marching Band Invitational

WORLAND – The Worland High School Black Thunder marching band is preparing for their state competition. On Tuesday, Warrior Stadium will be the host site for the annual marching band invitational....

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 26, 2018

Giant pumpkin weigh-off this Saturday

WORLAND – This Saturday, Worland will be having their seventh annual Wyoming State Championship Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off. What differs this year, however, is that this year’s competition is sanctioned by the state, making the event the only...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 18, 2018

Fraser earns second all-national honors

WORLAND – November of last year Caleb Fraser was given the opportunity to go to the All-National Honor Ensembles as first chair bassoon in the orchestra. This year, Fraser's talents proved not to wa...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 12, 2018

Schedule of events for Worland's homecoming announced

WORLAND – With homecoming arriving quickly this fall, Worland High School’s Student Council has been planning for the week of festivities. The schedule of events will be kicking off this Saturday with the Burning of the “W” at 8:30 p.m. The...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 8, 2018

Wyoming Rocks: new fad takes state by storm

WORLAND – Something that's been sweeping the state lately is a little Facebook project known as 307 Rocks. Which . . . is something you probably knew, unless if you were living under one of these ro...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    September 1, 2018

Meet Worland's new band teacher

WORLAND – With the new school year starting, Washakie County School District 1 is seeing some new faces in the classroom. This year, Worland students have four new faces teaching them. Educators...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    August 29, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters receives AmeriCorps grant

WORLAND – Recently, Gov. Matt Mead announced that Wyoming has been awarded $746,730 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS). The grants are to support 140 AmeriCorps members across the state that help serve...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    August 21, 2018

Washakie County school districts see changes before year starts

WORLAND – This week students all over Washakie County will be kicking off their 2018-19 school year. Tuesday, Worland Middle School holds an orientation for sixth-graders and new students at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, South Side is holding a New...

 
 By Cyd Lass    News    August 16, 2018

Bluegrass bands sure to entertain at annual festival

WORLAND – The14th annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival is Aug. 17-18 and features three bluegrass bands. This year’s musical platter includes three bands: Wood Belly, Lochwood Bluegrass Band and The Barefoot...

 
 By CYD LASS    Sports    August 10, 2018

Color Me Pink run returns Saturday

WORLAND – After a two-year break, the Color Me Pink run returns to Worland this Saturday. In previous years, from 2013 to 2015, Teresa Seidel, the lead mammography tech with the Washakie Medical Center has hosted the Color Me Pink fun run as a way...

 

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