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Karla's Kolumn: Amazing food memories

Author Piolo Pascual wrote, “I’ve always loved how food preserves a memory.” Truer words probably have never been written. I will taste something or eat a favorite dish and the memories come... Full story


Worland Shooting Complex offers something for beginning and advanced shooters

WORLAND - Last week Worland High School physical education classes spent time outdoors learning how to safely shoot 20-gauge shotguns at the Worland Shooting Complex. "That's one of our main goals,...


Businesses, volunteers honored by chamber

WORLAND - The Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of Commerce honored businesses and volunteers at the 2022 awards banquet Friday night, Sept. 23. The awards night was the first since an awards luncheon in...


Washakie Twin Cinemas to re-open under new ownership

WORLAND - A Ten Sleep family looking to reduce drive time to see a movie and to provide something for the community is working to re-open the Washakie Twin Cinemas. Marc and Chasity Dykstra purchased...


The News Editorial: Opportunity to be Informed

While it is only September and the Nov. 8 general election is more than a month away, the time to be an informed voter is now. While the county and city council races are uncontested, residents still... Full story


Washakie County 4-H educator earns regional, national recognition

LARAMIE - University of Wyoming Extension 4-H educators from Washakie, Campbell and Teton counties received national and regional recognition for their innovative 2022 programming. Awards will be...


New postmaster happy to be home

WORLAND - LeeAnn Alcaraz has returned home to hopefully finish her Postal Service career as the Worland postmaster. Alcaraz started her career in 1998 in Worland and she worked for 15 years as a...


WYDOT adds weight restrictions to 88-year-old Culbertson Bridge

WORLAND - The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) has issued a weight restriction on the Culbertson Bridge following a recent inspection. WYDOT District 5 Public Affairs Spokesperson Cody...


Saturday festivities in Worland include something for everyone

WORLAND — This Saturday will be busy in Worland with Harvest Fest, annual Dyno Day at Diesel Pickup Specialists (D.P.S.) and Jump For Jesus tent meeting. The annual Worland-Ten Sleep Chamber of...


The News Editorial: Facts and opinions on the ambulance station

Monday afternoon I listened to a nearly hour-long hearing regarding the proposed ambulance station at 603 North Road 11. The hearing was for the sole purpose of the judge listening to arguments... Full story


Crowded Worland school board race; 14 file

WORLAND — All but one incumbent for the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees has filed for re-election with a total of 14 candidates seeking four seats on the board. The filing...


The News Editorial: Taking care of family

For the past several weeks my heart has been aching as I know it has for many in this community. On any given day we can lose someone in our community but lately some of those losses have been sudden... Full story

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 25, 2022

Start of school year focuses on mental health, suicide prevention

Parent presentation next Tuesday, Aug. 30 WORLAND — Washakie County School District No. 1 is inviting parents to a virtual presentation with the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide next...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 25, 2022

American Heroes BBQ wins second straight championship

WORLAND - American Heroes BBQ out of Glenrock earned the overall championship for the second straight year at the Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship last Saturday in Worland. American Heroes BBQ also...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

Council candidates could face opposition from write-ins

WORLAND — With each Worland City Council race receiving write-in votes, the candidates that were on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary election could face opposition in the November general...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 18, 2022

18th Wyoming Championship BBQ and bluegrass festival this weekend

WORLAND - Five local barbecue teams will join 23 others in hopes of winning the 2022 Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship this weekend. Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival Committee...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    August 11, 2022

Don't forget your ID as you head to the polls Tuesday; Many party nominations up for grabs at federal, state, county levels

WORLAND — When going to the polls next Tuesday for the primary election do not forget your ID. One of the biggest election changes from the 2020 election in Wyoming is the voters, who have for...


The News Editorial: A difficult decision

Several years ago I decided as a journalist I would register as unaffiliated or independent. I realized the difficulties that would entail, especially in the Big Horn Basin where many county races... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 11, 2022

Council races unopposed in Tuesday's primary election

WORLAND — There are six of the nine Worland City Council seats up for election this year with four incumbents seeking to retain their seats. There are two four-year seats open in Ward 1, Adam...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 4, 2022

Frandson remembered as a leader, patriot, family man

WORLAND — Washakie County Clerk Mary Grace Strauch announced Wednesday, July 27 that Commissioner Chairman Fred Frandson had withdrawn from the county commissioner race and less than a week later,...

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 4, 2022

Veals get probation for 2021 incident in Big Horns

WORLAND — Father and son Niles Wesley Veal, 71, and Cody James Veal, 42, both of Sheridan County, received probation for charges that stemmed from an incident in the Big Horn Mountains in September...


Karla's Kolumn: Renewing friendships and college fun

This weekend my best friend from college came up to enjoy fair and attend the Confederate Railroad concert. She is the first person I texted when I learned that the fair board had locked in the countr... Full story

 By KARLA POMEROY    News    August 4, 2022

Dance the night away at the 'Hometown Hootenanny'

WORLAND — Grab your partner and your dancing shoes and come out Saturday night to the “Hometown Hootenanny” at the Worland Community Center. The event is a hosted by the Washakie Museum & Cultur...

 By Karla Pomeroy    News    July 28, 2022

Royalty returns with crowning ceremony

WORLAND -For the first time since 2005 the Washakie County Fair has royalty reigning over the week with the official crowning Monday night of Fair Queen Aubrie Carlisle and Junior Princess Lacee...

 By Karla Pomeroy    Opinion    July 28, 2022

The News Editorial: Celebrating old and new favorites at the fair

Welcome to the 2022 Washakie County Fair. There are several changes to this year’s fair as the fair board worked to listen to residents and provide some nostalgic favorites to the fair, revamp some... Full story


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