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 By Seth Romsa    News    December 5, 2019 

County receives 'significant' donation for new library

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met on Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting, and were approached by Mike Healy for a “significant” donation towards funding for the remodel of the Washakie County Library that will be moving...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    December 5, 2019 

Bowling approved as club sport

WORLAND – The Worland school board approved bowling as a club activity unanimously on Monday, Nov. 25, during their regular meeting. With bowling being approved as a club activity, student bowlers will be allowed to receive excused absences for...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 28, 2019

State senators hold open dialogue about state park businesses

THERMOPOLIS – On Thursday, Nov. 21, Wyoming State Senate Vice President Ogden Driskill (R-Devil's Tower) and District 20 Wyoming State Senator Wyatt Agar (R-Thermopolis) held an open discussion...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 28, 2019

Softball narrowly approved by school board

WORLAND – The Worland school board narrowly voted Monday night at the monthly meeting to approve girls fast-pitch softball as a sanctioned varsity sport. Doubt and concern were expressed regarding declining enrollment in the district, as well as...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 28, 2019

Prevention Coalition seeks county residents input

WORLAND – The Washakie County Prevention Coalition will be having a survey sent out through the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center (WYSAC) in order to gather information about what Washakie County residents believe is happening with the local area...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 21, 2019

New equipment and training coming for sexual abuse cases

WORLAND – A grant has been awarded to the Washakie County Victim/Witness Coordinator Office for a new camera specialized to help show more physical evidence with sexual abuse cases. According to Washakie County Victim/Witness Coordinator Bob...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 21, 2019

Supt. Phelps: SFC votes unanimously funding for new Ten Sleep School

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep Superintendent Jimmy Phelps reported to the Ten Sleep school board on Monday, Nov. 11, that the Select Committee on School Facilities voted unanimously to recommend to the Wyoming Joint Appropriations Committee to appropriate...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 14, 2019

Support Our Troops continues to serve overseas heroes

WORLAND – The Support Our Troops program has been sending packages to soldiers overseas since April 2003. This idea was started by Worland American Legion members Don Hall, Todd White, Jim Bailey and Herm Emmett. Each month the Legion members will...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 14, 2019

Washakie County Fair Board discusses responsibilities

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met on Monday night and discussed concerns that were brought up at last month’s meeting. The board was approached by Janet Benson, who was representing both the Washakie County Extension Office where she...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 7, 2019

County purchases both Kennedy Ace buildings

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners closed the sale during their meeting on Tuesday for the purchase of the Kennedy Ace Hardware Building at 801 Big Horn Ave and agreed to also purchase the Kennedy Ace Rental building at 124 North Eighth...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 7, 2019

Worland High School Drama prepares for state

WORLAND – The State Drama competition may be happening on Dec. 5-7 in Laramie, but the Worland High School Drama team is preparing hard this month to win the competition for the third year in a row for Class 3A. Being able to pull off a three-peat...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 7, 2019

Mammoth Quick Draw brings art and speed together

WORLAND – Typically art can take weeks and even months to finish and perfect, but the Mammoth Quick Draw challenges artists from around the region to complete entire masterpieces from start to...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 31, 2019

More concrete numbers asked for softball, stipend approved

WORLAND – The Worland school board met on Monday night to discuss the numbers surrounding the future of softball in Worland, and approved a one-time stipend for classified and certified staff in the district. Worland High School Activities...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 31, 2019

Local schools offer streaming services for athletics

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep athletics recently joined the National Federation of State High School Associations , or National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) streaming service to provide livestreams of...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 31, 2019

Embroidery classes help out fellow students

WORLAND – Worland High School students from Brenda Trippel's family and consumer science courses have helped out over the years by providing custom embroidering for different departments throughout...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 24, 2019

Worland man charged with 15 counts of theft

WORLAND – A Worland man was bound over to Fifth Judicial District Court on 15 counts of theft, along with charges related to exploitation of a vulnerable adult. The charges that have been filed against Randall Kent Schneider, born in 1963, are as...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 24, 2019

Black Thunder marching band excels at state festival

WORLAND – The Worland High School Black Thunder marching band received a superior rating at the 2019 State Marching Band Festival in Casper on Saturday, Oct. 19. Black Thunder, led by Chad Rose and Frank Harding, along with drum majors senior...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 24, 2019

Worland Middle School students learn history of Legend Rock

WORLAND - Worland Middle School students from social studies teacher Joe Winkler's classes took a field trip to Legend Rock State Archaeological Site on Oct. 3 to learn about the history of Legend...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 17, 2019

County Commissioners renew Guardian Flight contract

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners approved renewing a contract with Guardian Flight to provide medical transportation services to Washakie County residents during Tuesday’s regular meeting at the courthouse. Guardian Flight, recently...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 17, 2019

Fair board discusses condensing entertainment for 2020 Washakie County Fair

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met on Monday night to talk about possibly condensing down the amount of days entertainment is available for the 2020 Washakie County Fair, as well as starting the entertainment earlier. These discussions...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 10, 2019

Worland Pharmacy enjoys strong first week

WORLAND – After Shopko closed down in March, the employees of the pharmacy were looking for a new home to provide medication to the city of Worland, and they found their home with the opening of the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 10, 2019

New fourth grade teacher looks to succeed in first year at West Side

WORLAND – Becoming a teacher appeared to be the perfect fit for Ashley Weaver, with teaching being a large part of her family as a whole, she became a new fourth grade teacher at West Side...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    October 3, 2019

Commissioners hold off on accepting bid for bike path

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners met on Tuesday to open the four bids that were submitted for the repairs to a failed retaining wall along a section of the bike path along Airport Road. The four bids were from Jorgensen Geotechnical LLC...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 26, 2019

Worland school board seeks more information on girls softball

WORLAND – The Worland school board met Monday night to discuss how the first month of school went, as well as the future of girls fast-pitch softball in the Worland community. Softball was brought up and discussed by Superintendent David Nicholas,...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 26, 2019

Rachel's Challenge returns for second successful year

WORLAND – Rachel’s Challenge has been a part of promoting kind acts every day through schools across the country the past 18 years, and on Monday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 17, the program came back to promote that message to Worland area schoo...

 

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