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Thank you, Worland: Take care of each other

Moving to Worland and starting a job at the Northern Wyoming News was a fresh start out of college, and my first official job in the real world apart from officiating soccer and other smaller jobs...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 9, 2021

Library opening soon Tours provided this weekend

WORLAND – The Washakie County Library in Worland is closing in on its official opening, hosting an open house style event this Saturday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. during Harvest Fest. The...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 9, 2021

Worland Flying club purchases new plane

WORLAND – The Worland Flying Club has enjoyed steady growth since its original inception in 2015, and recently added a new plane for the group to use. According to group founder and professional...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 2, 2021

New school year starts Tuesday; includes early release, no masks

WORLAND – After an extended summer due to a calendar change Worland area schools are heading back to school this Tuesday, Sept. 7, in a completely different environment from a year ago. This year...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 26, 2021

Climber's coalition discusses climbing plan

TEN SLEEP – The Bighorn Climbers’ Coalition (BCC) held a meeting in Ten Sleep on Wednesday, Aug. 18, regarding the upcoming Ten Sleep climbing plan and answered questions from climbers and local...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 26, 2021

County Commissioners listen to fair board project proposals

WORLAND - Washakie County Fair Board Member Dani Rice came before the Washakie County Commissioners to discuss potential improvements that are needed at the Washakie County Fairgrounds. The fair...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 19, 2021

New school design begins now for Ten Sleep; no masks as school year starts

TEN SLEEP – Ten Sleep School is set to begin their designs for a new school and discussed preparations for the design phase of the building during the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 19, 2021

Inspired by family, Weimann rocks Nowoodstock stage

TEN SLEEP – Rob Weimann took the Ten Sleep scene by storm when he won the Wyoming Singer Songwriter competition two years ago, with Nowoodstock organizer Pat O'Brien being impressed by his sound...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 19, 2021

Cerovski achieves lifelong dream

TEN SLEEP – When Quinn Cerovski & Black Mountain Blues took the stage this past weekend at Nowoodstock, Cerovski achieved a dream that he has been working toward as a child after watching his...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 12, 2021

20th Nowoodstock this weekend in Ten Sleep

TEN SLEEP – The 20th edition of the Nowoodstock Music Festival is set to kick off this Friday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. and finish on Sunday, Aug. 15 at Vista Park in Ten Sleep.Last year’s Nowoodstock...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 12, 2021

The Other Store brings variety to Main Street

WORLAND – Back in February, Dan Mattis and Naomi Durrant started discussing and working on an idea for a coffee shop/variety store at 1316 Big Horn Ave. and quickly created The Other Store which...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 5, 2021

Masks optional for Worland school year

WORLAND – Masks again were at the center of attention as the Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees held a discussion on whether or not masks should be enforced during the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 29, 2021

District 2 budget includes state funds for school design

TEN SLEEP – Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 2 adopted their 2021-22 fiscal year budget before their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 20, which included $2.5 million for design of the new...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 22, 2021

School District No. 1 budget slightly down

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 Board of Trustees approved their budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year during a special hearing on Wednesday, July 14. The general fund for...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 22, 2021

Old library building sold

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners announced that they have sold the former Washakie County Library building located at 1019 Coburn Ave. after the county closed on the sale Friday, July...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 15, 2021

West Side summer camp brings excitement

WORLAND – During the Washakie County School Board No. 1 Board of Trustees meeting in June, teachers from West Side Elementary gave a presentation on the activities they did at West Side during June...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 8, 2021

Quinn sworn in as county assessor

WORLAND – Washakie County Deputy Assessor Nancy Quinn was selected by the Washakie County Commissioners as the next Washakie County Assessor and was sworn in on Tuesday, July 6. Quinn has been the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 1, 2021

Mental health pandemic brought to board's attention

WORLAND - Rylan Mocko, a former student who graduated in 2019, came before the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees on Monday to discuss another pandemic that he believes is ongoing...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 1, 2021

Treanor reflects on 32 years with county

WORLAND – Outgoing Washakie County Assessor Kathy Treanor was originally brought into the Washakie County Assessor's office in 1989 in order to deal with the transition to technology in the field....

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 24, 2021

Search begins Tuesday for next county assessor

WORLAND – Following the resignation of Washakie County Assessor Kathy Treanor, effective July 6, the Washakie County Republican Party is set to host a special assembly meeting to interview...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 24, 2021

County receives no comments on subdivision changes

WORLAND — The Washakie County Commissioners held a public hearing on Tuesday, June 15, to consider the proposed changes recommended by the Washakie County Planning and Zoning Commission on...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 17, 2021

Commissioners plead for public cooperation with bridge

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners discussed a matter regarding the Cottonwood Creek Bridge during their regularly scheduled meeting, discussed the Washakie County Library and received...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 10, 2021

Ten Sleep passes fire ordinances on first reading

TEN SLEEP – During their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 1, the Ten Sleep Town Council passed ordinances Nos. 224 and 225 regarding fires within city limits. Ordinance No. 225 would...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 3, 2021

Keller named District Teacher of Year

WORLAND – West Side Elementary fifth-grade teacher Vanessa Keller was shocked to learn during the Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees meeting that she had been named the both...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    June 3, 2021

West Side paraeducator honored with Bell Ringer award

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees honored their newest Bell Ringer Award winner Loretta Alcaraz during their monthly meeting on Monday, May 24. The Bell Ringer...

 

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