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More than 60 volunteer on Day of Service

WORLAND - More than 60 volunteers came out and helped support Ten Sleep and Worland organizations and clean up the Gebo Cemetery. During the Day of Service, organized by the Worland Stake Relief...

 

The News Editorial: The mask mandate cometh

We knew it was only a matter of time before a mask mandate was coming, but we did not know how it would come about. While I write this Tuesday night Washakie County’s health order mandating masks,...

 

City to participate in working group for ambulance service

WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved the appointment of council member Kreg Lombard to a working committee about the future of the Washakie County Ambulance Service (WCAS). Lombard...

 

Service projects reach out around the Basin

Worland Stake Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has organized several community service projects for this Saturday. Anyone wanting to serve the community is welcome to...

 

Local nurse practitioner earns national honor

WORLAND - The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has chosen Worland's Sarah-Anne Galloway for the Wyoming's 2021 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence. Galloway learned of her...

 

Washakie County fair board mulls change in fair dates

WORLAND — With the news that the Wyoming State Fair will be one week later next year in August, the Washakie County Fair Board is considering the logistics of changing the county fair dates....

 

Ward 1 vacancy officially declared for Worland City Council

WORLAND — Worland Mayor Jim Gill officially announced the vacancy in Ward 1 at last Wednesday’s regular council meeting, Nov. 6. The vacancy came open after the resignation of Delayne Renner...

 

Hoping for a U.S. win

As I write this we are waiting for election results but the polls have yet to even close. It is the waiting that is the worst and this year the waiting seems that much harder. Usually it is waiting... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

Gill re-elected as Worland mayor

WORLAND - Worland Mayor Jim Gill won re-election Tuesday night with nearly 67% of the votes. Gill was challenged by Keith McDonald, who accepted a write-in candidacy after the August Primary. Gill...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

Tie for East Thermopolis council seat

THERMOPOLIS — After all the votes were counted in East Thermopolis there is a tie for one of two council seats. There are two seats open in East Thermopolis and Gary Holbert topped the ticket among...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

Battling COVID and budget cuts, CRC continues to serve young children

WORLAND — Although they are battling state budget cuts and a pandemic, Children’s Resource Center is continuing to provide all the early development services for young children in Worland and the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

West Side students help launch new 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' book

WORLAND - What started as some Instagram posts and video blogs by Worland fifth grade teacher Vanessa Keller has resulted in some unique opportunities for both her and her students. One of the...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 29, 2020

2020 brings challenges, record sugar content

WORLAND — This year brought its own set of challenges for the Wyoming Sugar sugar beet harvest, but in the end, all beets were harvested and with what is now considered an industry-record sugar...

 

ELECTION TUESDAY: Vote in person or absentee

Time to vote absentee in the 2020 election is beginning to run out, as absentee ballots may only be requested through Monday, Nov. 2, at 5 p.m. through the Washakie County Clerk’s office. According to Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch,...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 29, 2020

A dream fulfilled: Cloud Peak Chiropractic & Wellness Center provides full slate of services

WORLAND - A vision that began 13 years ago has reached fruition for Cloud Peak Chiropractic & Wellness owner Dr. Sarah Radabaugh. Radabaugh opened her business in Worland in 2007, moving to its...

 

Ready, set, vote

“Vote early and often,” a phrase originally attributed to Al Capone, is a phrase joked about every time an election rolls around. When President Donald Trump made a comment about making sure your... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 22, 2020

Building official seeks apology, contractors express support

WORLAND — Worland Building Official Randy Adams addressed the city council Tuesday night about what he called “gross misconduct” of some council members. He said, “I am addressing this Council...

 

COVID cases continue to rise; free home testing now available

WORLAND — Eleven students from Worland schools are out on quarantine this week, according to Business Manager Jack Stott. Stott emphasized that none of those quarantines were a result of school...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 22, 2020

Worland couple's home destroyed by broken fire hydrant line

WORLAND - A break in a line to a fire hydrant resulted in a Worland couple's home being flooded and the home having to be demolished last weekend. Joe and Kristy Vigil have owned their home at 1215 So...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 22, 2020

Don't trash it, compost it Compost yard open on three Saturdays for green waste

WORLAND —The City of Worland and University of Wyoming Extension have set up three Saturdays for residents to bring green waste for the city compost pile. Public Works Director Brian Burky said this...

 

Political grandstanding or standard process?

It is Monday morning and I’m waiting for U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett to give her opening remarks, but first you have to get through the opening remarks from every Senator... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 15, 2020

Board begins mulling 2021 fair entertainment

WORLAND — With this year’s Washakie County Fair fading into a memory, the Washakie County Fair Board turned its attention to the 2021 fair. The 2021 fair will be July 24-July 31. The board has...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 15, 2020

Wyoming Sugar growers bounce back with strong 2020 crop

WORLAND - Last year's sugar beet harvest was hindered by three hard freezes that amounted to about 40% loss of sugar for Wyoming Sugar, according to Wyoming Sugar CEO Mike Greear. This year, they...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 15, 2020

A growing passion for pumpkins and plants

WORLAND - What began as a family outing to watch the giant pumpkin drop has turned into one teen's passion for plants, giant, carnivorous and everything in between. Dawson Utterback, a freshman at...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    October 8, 2020

Yes, Wyoming you still must set your clocks back on Nov. 1

WORLAND — In March the Wyoming State Legislature approved a bill, and Governor Mark Gordon signed it, that would keep Wyoming in Mountain Daylight Time year round if certain conditions are met....

 

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