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 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    September 29, 2022 

Circle J Ranch holds annual Apple Fest this weekend

WORLAND – Circle J Ranch in Ten Sleep will be holding their annual Apple Fest this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Circle J Camp Coordinator Jackie Denison, Apple Fest is an opportunity for the community to come together and have a,...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    July 21, 2022

Ten Sleep's budget includes first raise for employees in three years

WORLAND – During their mid-month meeting June 22, Ten Sleep mayor Ernie Beckley presented the budget for the fiscal year to the Ten Sleep Council. He explained the discussions resulting in the resolution breakdown and the council was firmly behind...

 

Pinedale's own Rogerson to perform next Thursday

WORLAND - County fairs and rodeos are the perfect venues for Jared Rogerson and the Rodeo Wreck and they will be bringing their "rodeo rock" music to Worland for a free concert Thursday night in the...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    July 7, 2022

Hospital board seeks to fill two positions

WORLAND – During their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 28, the Washakie Medical Center Hospital Board was informed of the possibility of two openings on the board. Treasurer Marlene Bower and Kimberly Daniels-Kielmeyer have both been a...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 30, 2022

Washakie County Public Health holding COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children 6 months to 5 years old

WORLAND – Washakie County Public Health Nurse Manager Amanda Heinemeyer informed the commissioners during the Washakie County Commissioner meeting Tuesday, June 21, that Washakie County Public Health had received a stock of vaccines for those 6...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 30, 2022

BLM, city, county provide safe area for fireworks near Worland

WORLAND – As per usual for the Worland Fourth of July celebration, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Worland Field office will be temporarily lifting the fireworks ban on public lands for the holiday. According to a news release from the Worland...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 30, 2022

WCSD No. 1 moves garage sale to July

WORLAND – During their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 27, Washakie County School District No. 1 school board approved a motion to move their rummage sale to June in the upcoming years, as opposed to October, like it has been years...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 16, 2022

21st annual Culturefest this Saturday

WORLAND – This Saturday the Worland Community Center Complex (WCCC) will be hosting the 21st Culturefest in the back field of their building. The festivities will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Worland Community Center Complex Marketing Director Sheryl...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 16, 2022

Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby results

WORLAND – The Worland Demolition Derby, which was put on by Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby, a Thermopolis company promoting and organizing derbies, had 18 cars compete, nine Gut-n-Go's and 10...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 9, 2022

Commisioners accept bid for fencing project

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners opened and accepted a bid for the Lower Nowood Road fencing project during their regular meeting on June 7. Chairman Fred Frandson was absent. The bids for the project originally opened in May, but after...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 9, 2022

Ten Sleep student wins Google award

TEN SLEEP – Grace Gertsch, who will be a sophomore this fall at Ten Sleep High School, won an award from Google after submitting her drawing for the Doodle for Google contest for eighth to ninth...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 9, 2022

Stars and Pipes brings new demolition derby to Worland

WORLAND – This Saturday, Stars and Pipes Demolition Derby, a company promoting and organizing derbies, will be bringing a demolition derby to the Washakie County Fairgrounds this Saturday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the derby starts at 6 p.m....

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 2, 2022

Second annual March for Jesus this Saturday

WORLAND – This Saturday will be the second annual March for Jesus, starting at Seventh Street and proceeding east on Big Horn Avenue. The march will begin at 10 a.m. but marchers are asked to gather at 9:30 a.m. The march will proceed down the... Full story

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    June 2, 2022

Miller celebrates 20 years with Banner Health

WORLAND – Rita Miller currently works as the manager of respiratory and cardiopulmonary rehab at Washakie Medical Center, where she's just celebrated working for 20 years. Miller has lived in...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    May 26, 2022

Working on baby formula shortage

WORLAND – Like a baby’s temper tantrum, the meltdown in the infant formula market has been building for quite some time. Abbott, one of two companies responsible for the shortage, is the company that makes Similac, Alimentum and EleCare...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    May 12, 2022

Washakie County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day this Saturday

WORLAND – Eight agencies, working together as the Washakie County R3 (reduce, reuse and recycle) Coalition are sponsoring a Washakie County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Washakie County Landfill....

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    May 5, 2022

DPS employees bring life skills into the classroom

WORLAND – Two employees from Diesel Pickup Specialists (DPS) in Worland have been teaching three automotive classes since the beginning of the school year, all of which have proven to be successful. DPS owner Mike Baugh and lead technician Josh...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    April 28, 2022

WHS Drama Department presents the musical 'The Addams Family'

WORLAND – The Worland High School Drama Department will present “The Addams Family,” a musical this Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29. Both performances are at 7 p.m. at the Worland Middle... Full story

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    April 28, 2022

Community weighs in on alcohol, substance use of area youth

WORLAND – A recent community survey showed that 65% of the community believes that alcohol is a major problem among youth. In 2018, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded Washakie County Youth Alternatives a Drug-Free Communities Grant...

 

County purchases new property for ambulance station

WORLAND — On Tuesday, the Washakie County Commissioners authorized Chairman Fred Frandson to sign a purchase agreement for property at 603 North Road 11 for an ambulance station. The county has been seeking a new location for a new ambulance...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    March 24, 2022

Burlington author tells tales of Alaskan frontier

WORLAND – Melissa Cook, author of "The Call of the Last Frontier: The True Story of a Woman's 20 year Alaska Adventure" will be coming to the Washakie County Library at 6 p.m. April 4 to discuss...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    March 17, 2022

Worland speech and debate team places 2nd at state, Bleicher earns state title

WORLAND – The Worland High School speech and debate team placed second in 3A at the State Meet in Riverton last weekend. Elizabeth Bleicher, Ten Sleep senior competing for Worland, earned the...

 
 By TOBIAS MOWERY    News    March 17, 2022

Second annual virtual career fair Tuesday

WORLAND – University of Wyoming Extension and Wyoming 4-H is hosting their second annual virtual career fair at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. “Exploring your future and growing a career: Virtual career night” will begin with a welcome and...

 

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