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 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...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 19, 2019

Purchase agreement for library signed

By SETH ROMSA Staff Writer WORLAND – A purchase agreement was signed on Tuesday by the Washakie County Commissioners, and Gerry and Lee Kennedy to agree in principle to purchase the Kennedy’s Ace Hardware building, with the intent of moving the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 19, 2019

Ten Sleep approves staff to conceal carry

TEN SLEEP – The Washakie County School District No. 2 School Board met on Monday, Sept. 9 to discuss what would happen with the future of the football program, and give final approval for employees in Ten Sleep schools to conceal carry firearms...

 

Local teacher receives award to aid struggling readers

WORLAND – Washakie County School District No. 1 teacher Sharee Barrus is attending (remotely and onsite) Saint Mary's College of California, for a full-time year of study focusing on how best to hel... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 12, 2019

Rachel's Challenge returns to Worland schools

WORLAND – Rachel’s Challenge is set to make a return to Worland Middle School and Worland High School on Monday and Tuesday This will be the second year in a row that the program has come to Worland, and it will come with a little bit of a twist,...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 12, 2019

Officials meet to discuss worst-case snowstorm scenario

WORLAND – Officials from various organizations in Worland and Ten Sleep met on Wednesday, Sept. 4, to discuss what would happen in the case of a major snowstorm and cold spell in the Washakie County area. This meeting was the annual Threat and...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 5, 2019

WCSD#1 students shine in WY-TOPP Testing

WORLAND – Spring testing in Worland brought about positive results for Worland area schools. According to the Wyoming Department of Education, the Wyoming Test of Proficiency and Progress (WY-TOPP) is a system of assessments that will help...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 5, 2019

Washakie County Ambulance Service Director earns Rising Star Award

WORLAND – Washakie County Ambulance Service Director Luke Sypherd was recently honored with the Rising Star Award, and was one of five recipients throughout the state to receive the award from the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    September 5, 2019

Washakie Works continues excellent work in community

WORLAND – Patience. That is one of the most stressed words regarding the Washakie Works program, which was founded in 1995 by the late Lew Markley, and has been serving the community ever since. The program is designed to help individuals within th...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 29, 2019

Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees praise great start to year

WORLAND — The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees met on Monday night to discuss the start of the school year, and what is to possibly come in the next couple of months. The meeting started out with the honoring of four... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 15, 2019

Worland area schools ready to begin school year on Tuesday

WORLAND – Summer is officially over for Worland area students come Tuesday, Aug. 20. With multiple projects going on throughout the district over the summer, many teachers started to head back to their classrooms on Wednesday, in preparation for... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 15, 2019

Washakie County Fair Board discusses successes from 2019 fair; discussions begin on changes for 2020

WORLAND – The Washakie County Fair Board met Monday night to discuss the successes and failures of the 2019 Washakie County Fair. With the fair having just finished about two weeks ago, the board finalized bills and decided to discuss what they...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 15, 2019

US Army Corps of Engineers visits river two years later

WORLAND – When large blocks of ice floated down the Big Horn River and caused flooding in downtown Worland in February 2017, response to the event was huge from the community. The efforts to...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 8, 2019

Commissioners continue discussions on future library plans

WORLAND — The Washakie County commissioners continue to discuss the future of the Washakie County Library in Worland. A third concept of the first-floor plan was discussed at the commissioners regular meeting Tuesday morning. All plans are only...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 8, 2019

Ed Luhm enjoys transition to Circuit Court Judge

WORLAND – Wyoming Fifth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Ed Luhm has recently made the transition from attorney to sitting on the bench and making impactful decisions in the community. Luhm too... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    August 1, 2019

Nowoodstock music festival enters 19th year

TEN SLEEP – The 19th annual Nowoodstock Ten Sleep Music Festival is set to kick off Friday, Aug. 9, and run through Sunday, Aug. 11 at Vista Park in downtown Ten Sleep. Ever since its creation in 2000, the event has exploded into a large annual...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 18, 2019

Becoming a citizen

WORLAND – Sometimes it can be difficult to understand what it means to be an American citizen, but one Worland resident completed his journey a couple of months ago, and gained his full... Full story

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 18, 2019

Budget finalized; library floor plans discussed by county commissioners

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners officially adopted their final budget for the 2019-20, with a final budget being agreed upon of $12 million. Prior to accepting the proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the commissioners held a...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    July 11, 2019

Outdoorsman finds new ownership after 65 years

WORLAND – After being under the same ownership family for 65 years, the Outdoorsman has a new set of owners in downtown Worland. Ray and Sarah Witt recently purchased the store from the Stine...

 

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