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 By Cyd Lass    News    February 7, 2019

Worland speech and debate team wins Natrona meet

WORLAND – Amongst 33 schools from three different states including Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska, Worland High School’s speech and debate team sent 28 students to the Natrona County meet and reigned victorious awarded first place in 3A... Full story

 By Cyd Lass    News    January 29, 2019

'Souper Bowl' Friday night

WORLAND – This Friday, Pam Greek’s art students with the Worland High School will be participating in the annual “Souper Bowl.” The Souper Bowl is an annual event within the community that’s a fundraiser for the Washakie County Special...

 By Cyd Lass    News    January 25, 2019

19 cases of JUULing at Worland Middle School reported

WORLAND – During a recent parent night at the Worland Middle School, Worland Police Chief Gabe Elliott spoke about one of the most recent, yet most popular drug trends, JUULing. A JUUL is an electronic cigarette that currently is overtaking 72...

 By Cyd Lass    News    January 23, 2019

Postal rate increases take place Sunday

WORLAND – This Sunday, national postal rates will see some of the largest increases ever. Prices will see an all-time high of 55 cents for the first ounce of a letter, increasing 5 cents from 2018 prices. Additional letter ounces will decrease from...

 By Cyd Lass    News    January 19, 2019

The popping facts about popcorn on National Popcorn Day

WORLAND – Today is National Popcorn Day, meaning it’s the day of the year to eat one of the most popular snacks in America. However, there may be some questions about popcorn, some that you were too busy eating to ask. According to, p...

 By Cyd Lass    News    January 16, 2019

Worland Police Department warns parents of local drug trends

WORLAND – The Washakie County Coalition and Worland's Police Department came together to discuss current drug trends with parents of Worland and Ten Sleep's fifth through 12th-graders. Monday...

 By Cyd Lass    News    December 20, 2018

No need to knead at bread making workshop

WORLAND – Washakie County Extension held an easy no-knead bread-making class last Thursday. Those who preregistered paid the small admission fee to join the one-time class to learn the recipe for...

 By Cyd Lass    News    December 13, 2018

Six Black Thunder students participate in Rose Parade

WORLAND – Thanksgiving week, 154 musicians and color guard members from the 2018 Wyoming All State Marching Band (WASMB) headed to Philadelphia and participated in the country’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade. Out of the 154 participants, six of...

 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...


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